Wednesday, 10 August, 2022

Topic: pellet

Kashmir authorities say no pellet injuries, but here are 5 victims

The 5 were part of a protest at Soura in downtown Srinagar that was sparked by the administration's refusal to allow Friday prayers.

Blinded by pellet shots in 2016, Kashmiri teen Insha Mushtaq shines in Class 10 exams

Insha Mushtaq (16) was sitting in her home at Shopian in July 2016 when a barrage of pellets fired by security personnel hit her, leaving her fully blind.

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India’s e-waste mountain is growing. A ‘right to repair’ policy can lower it

Manufacturers who plan a shorter life for gadgets are realising that public opinion is shifting on repairing rights. It’s time to let our devices, and planet earth, live longer.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.


Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.