Man Shot Dead in Srinagar, Another Injured, in Apparent Terrorist Attack

Man Shot Dead in Srinagar, Another Injured, in Apparent Terrorist Attack

The deceased has been identified as Amritpal Singh from Amritsar Terrorists shot dead a worker from Punjab while another sustained injuries in the Habba Kadal area of the city on Wednesday, officials said here. Amritpal Singh, a resident of Amritsar, was shot by the terrorists from point blank range with an AK rifle at Shalla Kadal locality in Habba Kadal around 7 pm, the officials said. They said Singh died on the spot while another non-local worker identified as Rohit, aged 25, sustained injuries in the incident. Rohit also hails…

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Safer Internet Day 2024: Navigating the Digital Jungle with Your iPhone – A Comprehensive Guide

Safer Internet Day 2024 - Navigating the Digital Jungle with Your iPhone – A Comprehensive Guide

Beyond Likes and Shares: Embracing Responsible Tech for a Meaningful Digital Life By: Javid Amin In today’s interconnected world, navigating the online landscape can feel like venturing into a dense jungle. From lurking predators to hidden pitfalls, the need for digital vigilance is stronger than ever. But just like a trusty machete clears the path, Apple’s iPhones come equipped with powerful features designed to empower you and your loved ones to explore the internet safely and securely. As we celebrate Safer Internet Day, let’s embark on a detailed exploration of…

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ST Status for Paharis: Lok Sabha Says Yes, But Jammu Raises Concerns

Proceedings of Lok Sabha gets adjourned

Bill also added Paddari Tribe, Gadda Brahman, and Koli communities to ST list; another Bill to include Valmiki community and synonyms in SC list was also passed Amid street protests led by the Scheduled Tribe Gujjar-Bakarwal community in Jammu against the inclusion of the Pahari Ethnic group in the Union Territory’s Scheduled Tribes list, Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the Bill to include this community in the UT’s ST list, with Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda categorically asserting that benefits meant for existing STs in the UT will not be…

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Boost for Kashmir Startup Ecosystem: Qul Fruitwall Attracts Foreign Funding

Boost for Kashmir Startup Ecosystem - Qul Fruitwall Attracts Foreign Funding

In a major boost to the startup ecosystem in Kashmir, local horticulture startup Qul Fruitwall (Qul) has become the first private enterprise in the valley to receive global institutional investment. Belgium-based impact investor Incofin has invested Rs 60 crore in Qul, along with Indian growth capital platform Fiedlin. This marks the first instance of a Kashmir-based startup receiving funding from international institutional investors. Founded just 4 years ago, Qul has witnessed remarkable growth in a short span. The startup currently engages with over 5000 farmers in Kashmir and has reached…

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Congress Gains Momentum in Jammu as Three Prominent Leaders From Azad’s Party Switch Sides

Congress Gains Momentum in Jammu as Three Prominent Leaders From Azad's Party Switch Sides

Three prominent members of Democratic Progressive Azad Party (DPAP), including a district general secretary, joined Congress here on Tuesday, a party spokesperson said. DPAP Ramban district general secretary Fareed Ahmad Malik, tehsil president Ramsoo Mohd Nasir Sheikh along with Abdul Latif Malik were welcomed into the party fold by Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee president Vikar Rasool Wani, the spokesperson said. “The doors (of Congress) are open for the people who want to contribute in the party’s efforts to see Jammu and Kashmir out of the present mess,” Wani…

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