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3 steps to address the Kashmir problem

Giving economic aid to Kashmir is like giving TB medicine to a patient suffering from cancer and expecting it to work, says Colonel Anil A Athale (retd). Given the abysmal standard of debates on Indian news television channels, one would have ignored the recent one on Kashmir aired on a respectable channel. The reason to […]

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Two Jammu and Kashmir men take up arms

Two men joined militant ranks in Baramulla police district, police said. On Monday, Hizbul Mujahideen district commander released a picture of Junaid Farooq, a post-graduation student, holding an AK-47 rifle on social media. Farooq is the other man to join militancy in Baramulla police district. “Farooq had no earlier affiliations. We are just checking how […]

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IAF’s Abhinandan’s unit gets ‘Falcon Slayers’ patches

The Indian Air Force has given new shoulder patches with titles ‘Falcon Slayers’ and ‘AMRAAM Dodgers’ to Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Bison squadron in a tribute to his bravery in shooting down a F-16 jet of Pakistan during the aerial combat on February 27, officials said. The new patches given to the 51 Squadron […]

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2 LeT terrorists killed in Shopian encounter

Two Lashkar-e-Tayiba terrorists were on Sunday killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, police said. The security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Hend Sitapur area in south Kashmir in the early hours of Sunday morning following a specific information about the presence of terrorists there, a […]

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513 ceasefire violations by Pakistan post Balakot strike: Army

As many as 513 ceasefire violations by Pakistan have taken place along the line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir in the past one-and-a-half month and the Pakistan Army has suffered five to six times more casualties than the Indian Army in the retaliatory action, a senior officer said on Saturday. The Pakistan Army […]

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Car explodes near CRPF convoy in Jammu

A Central Reserve Police Force vehicle suffered slight damages when a private car exploded after one of its gas cylinders caught fire on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway on Saturday, police said. There were no casualties in the incident that occurred near the Jawahar Tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district around 10.30 am. The incident […]

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3 CRPF jawans killed in Jammu ‘fratricide’ incident

Three CRPF personnel were reportedly killed in a case of ‘fratricide’ inside a camp in Jammu on Wednesday night, local officials said. An official said one constable Ajit Kumar opened fire from a service rifle and killed three colleagues of 187th Battalion stationed at Battal Ballian area in Jammu’s Udhampur. “The incident took place around […]