Sunday, 23 January, 2022

Topic: Srinagar

3 JeM militants killed in encounter with security forces in Srinagar

During the encounter, three police personnel and a CRPF personnel were also injured, police officials said. They were rushed to a hospital for treatment.

Security forces kill unidentified militant in Srinagar

The Jammu & Kashmir police said they began a search operation based on specific input about the presence of militants in the area, which then turned into an encounter.

Srinagar police bus attack: Militants shot at driver to loot arms, he bled but kept driving

The attack on the police bus on the lines of the Pulwama attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed in February 2019.

14 police personnel injured after militants open fire at their bus on outskirts of Srinagar

The attack took place Monday evening in the Pantha Chowk area in Zewan and further details of the incident are awaited, officials said.

These migrants in Kashmir were packed up & ready to go, but stayed. Now it’s ‘back to normal’

Killings of 11 civilians, including migrants and local residents, in October scared many workers out of the Valley. But panic has ebbed now, and many who left also want to return.

How it took 76 hours, negotiations and protests for Kashmir encounter victims to bury their dead

2 civilians were among those killed in Hyderpora encounter. Their families faced a long drawn negotiation with the police to get the bodies. IG says police regret their killing.

Civilian killed in Hyderpora encounter often had tea with CRPF men, eyewitnesses say

J&K Police admit two civilians were taken to encounter spot to ‘identify militants’, but families allege they were used as ‘human shields’.

26 Kashmiri Pandits who fled Valley after killings ‘get notice to rejoin work or face action’

According to a document tweeted by journalist Rahul Pandita, the order was issued by Anantnag district social welfare officer Tuesday, and names the 26 individuals.

India asks Pakistan to grant overflight clearance for Srinagar-Sharjah flight

Pakistan had prevented the flight from using its airspace earlier this week. India has raised the matter through diplomatic channels.

College students, staff in J&K booked under UAPA for ‘celebrating Pakistan’s T20 win over India’

Police say people from hostels of SKIMS and Government Medical College 'burst crackers, danced and raised anti-India slogans' after Pakistan win. The accused are yet to be identified.

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Demonstrators attempt to enter the US Capitol building during a protest in Washington, D.C., U.S., on 6 January 2021 | Eric Lee | Bloomberg

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.


German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.