Avalanches strike Ganderbal; one person dead, another missing

Avalanches strike Ganderbal; one person dead, another missing

One person died and another is feared missing after avalanches struck two mountainous areas in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ganderbal on Thursday amid incessant snowfall in the region for the past few days, the police said. The identity of the deceased person is yet to be ascertained, the police said. Locals, however, claimed that the body was of a labourer working in the area. Meanwhile, weather officials have predicted more snowfall and rainfall from Thursday evening in the area. The minimum temperature in Jammu and Kashmir is also dipping below the…

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LeT issues warning to people especailly Sikhs those helping the police in Kashmir

LeT issues warning to people especailly Sikhs those helping the police in Kashmir

At a time when the Centre has gone on a spree of anti-terror crackdown by banning two proxy organisations of the dreaded Lashkar-e-Toiba and the Jaish-e-Mohammad and declared four individuals “terrorist” in the past four days, one of the LeT proxies, The Resistance Front (TRF), has issued a warning to the Sikh community living in Jammu and Kashmir against helping the police. In an open letter, the proxy for the Pakistan-based terror group Lashkar-e-Toiba, has recently said that several Sikh youth in J&K have been “working as Special Police Officers…

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Will join BJP before next Parliamentary elections: Basant Rath

Will join BJP before next Parliamentary elections: Basant Rath

Former Indian Police Officer (IPS) Basant Rath has said he will join the Bharatiya Janta Party before the next Parliamentary elections. In a Tweet, Rath said he will work and stay in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. He also said he won’t go back to Odisha. “I’ll join BJP before the next Parliamentary elections. I’ll stay and work in J and K and Ladakh. No question of going back to Odisha,” he said. (KNO)

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Unknown gunmen strike Rajouri village killing five persons and injuring several

Unknown gunmen strike Rajouri village killing five persons and injuring several

Four people were killed and nine injured after militants fired at three houses in Rajouri district on Sunday evening. On Monday, a child died and four people were hurt after a blast took place near the same houses. The cause of the blast was not immediately clear. Top police officials have started an investigation into the incidents. Sunday’s attack has triggered protests and strikes in Rajouri as people blamed the local administration for the security lapse. Manoj Sinha, the administrative head of the region, has condemned “the cowardly terror attack…

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Wont contest next assembly elections hints PDP President Mehooba Mufti

Wont contest next assembly elections hints PDP President Mehooba Mufti

PDP President and former chief minister J&K Mehooba Mufti on Sunday said she will not contest assembly election in J&K. Mehooba is not alone in the fray. Earlier National Conference president Dr. Farooq Abdullah also announced that his son and former chief minister J&K Omar Abdullah will not contest assembly elections till statehood to J&K is restored. Interacting with media persons here in Srinagar, Mehbooba Mufti said that participating in the next election was not her priority. “Those at the helm of the affairs are hell-bent to stifle dissent voice.…

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Two migrant labourers attacked by terrorists in Anantnag

Two migrant labourers attacked by terrorists in Anantnag

Terrorists fired upon two migrant labourers in Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Thursday. The two men – one of whom came from Bihar and the other person from Nepal – were working at a private school at Bondialgam in Anantnag district. The Kashmir Zone Police said both of them were shifted to a hospital. “Terrorists fired upon two outside labourers (one from Bihar and second from Nepal), who were working at a private SAPS school at Bondialgam in Anantnag district. Both of them are being shifted to the hospital,” tweeted Kashmir…

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Assassination bid on Imran Khan, foot wounded, several hurt in firing at Khan’s long march

Assassination bid on Imran Khan, foot wounded, several hurt in firing at Khan’s long march

Former Pakistan prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan was on Thursday injured after a gunman opened fire at his campaign truck during his Long March rally in Wazirabad, Punjab Province. Khan reportedly suffered injuries in his leg but was said to be out of any immediate danger. Local reports said Khan and some leaders of his party, including Faisal Javed Khan, were among those injured. “A man opened fire with an automatic weapon. Several people are wounded. Imran Khan is also injured,” Khan’s aide Asad Umar was…

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Democratic Azad Party: Ghulam Nabi Azad announced the highly anticipated name where youth, seniors would co-exist

Democratic Azad Party: Ghulam Nabi Azad announced the highly anticipated name where youth, seniors would co-exist

Veteran leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday announced the name of his new party nearly a month after his exit from the Congress. The new party would be called the ‘Democratic Azad Party’, he said at an event, stressing that the party would have “no age bar”. “Youth and veterans would co-exist in the party,” he underlined. Azad had ended his decades long association with the Congress on August 26. “Around 1,500 names for my new party were sent to us, in Urdu, and Sanskrit. The mix of Hindi and…

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Two non-local labourers shot at, injured in Pulwama

Two non-local labourers shot at, injured in Pulwama

In yet another attack on the non-local labourers, militants fired at and injured two non-local labourers in the Pulwama district. Police said the targeted attack took place in Ratnipora village on Saturday evening. “Terrorists fired upon & injured 02 outside labourers at Kharpora Ratnipora in #Pulwama. They have been shifted to hospital where their condition is stated to be stable. Identified as Shamshad S/O Islam Shiekh & Faizan Qasri S/O Fayaz Qadri, R/O Batya Zila Bihar,” tweeted J&K police spokesman soon after the attack. Police and Army cordoned off the…

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Non local labourer shot at, injured in Pulwama

Non local labourer shot at, injured in Pulwama

A non-local labourer was shot at and injured in Ugergund Newa area of Pulwama district on Friday. Police in a tweet as per said that a non-Lcal was shot at and injured by militants in Ugergund area of south Kashmir’s . They said that labour identified as Muneeb ul islam son of Ab Kabir resident of West Bengal got injured and was shifted to district hospital Pulwama for treatment where his condition is said to be stable. He added that area has been cordoned off  to nab the attackers. “Militants…

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