Saturday, 1 October, 2022

Topic: Kupwara

2 women from PoK contested J&K DDC polls, counting hasn’t yet begun on their seats

Somiya Sadaf and Shazia Alam were settled in J&K with their ex-militant husbands as part of Omar Abdullah govt’s rehabilitation policy in 2010.

In this Kashmir border district, voters seek development & talk of Article 370 in hushed tones

North Kashmir's Kupwara district, located near the volatile Line of Control and deeply affected by militancy, voted Thursday in the DDC polls. 

2 terrorists killed as Army prevents infiltration attempt in Kashmir

The Army said Pakistan currency and ammunition were recovered from the terrorists. It also said around 250-300 terrorists were waiting on the Pakistani side to infiltrate.

5 Special Forces men, 5 terrorists: How a deadly hand-to-hand fight at the LoC unfolded

Five commandos of the elite 4 Para were killed in action after they eliminated 5 terrorists from Pakistan in close combat in J&K’s Keran sector.

5 militants & 3 Indian army soldier killed in Kupwara during Infiltration attempt across LoC

The two soldiers who were critically injured during the anti-infiltration operation in Keran sector of North Kashmir, succumbed to their injuries.

Pakistan violates ceasefire along J&K border, 2 soldiers & a civilian killed

Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire Sunday in Tangdhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.

Centre approves Baramulla-Kupwara rail link

The expansion is meant to improve connectivity in Jammu and Kashmir by extending the Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla rail link up to Kupwara in north Kashmir.

5 terrorists killed in Kupwara gun-battle, search on for missing jawan

After a 48-hour long encounter in north Kashmir, five terrorists, three army jawans and two policemen lost their lives.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.