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Educational institutions closed in Sopore
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Educational institutions closed in Sopore

Authorities on Tuesday closed educational institutions and suspended mobile internet services in Sopore town following a firing exchange between the security forces and terrorists. The brief gun battle took place in Nowpora village of Tujjar area, police said. Soldiers of the Rashtriya Rifles (RR), special operations group (SOG) of the […]

Army pays tribute to martyr Sandeep Singh
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Army pays tribute to martyr Sandeep Singh

: Army today paid befitting tribute to Late Lance Naik Sandeep Singh who made the supreme sacrifice during Counter Infiltration operation on 22 September 2018 in Tangdhar sector of Kupwara District. In a solemn ceremony at BB Cantt, Lt Gen AK Bhatt, Chinar Corps Commander and all ranks paid homage to […]

23 SSPs, SPs transferred
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23 SSPs, SPs transferred

Home Department has ordered transfer and postings of 23 Police Officers with immediate effect. According to the order, Rahul Malik, Commandant, IRP 7th Battalion has been transferred and posted as SSP (Security) J&K, while Amritpal Singh, SP, PC, Anantnag has been transferred and posted as SP (North) Jammu and Ranjit […]

ADGP to cops: Follow SOPs, remain cautious
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ADGP to cops: Follow SOPs, remain cautious

Additional Director General of Police (ADGP), Armed, Arun Kumar Choudhary on Sunday asked policemen to remain extra cautious and follow the standard operating procedures (SOPs) during their duties. Choudhary said this in his interaction with policemen during his visit to north Kashmir’s Kupwara and Baramulla districts. He also chaired ‘darbars’ […]

No policeman has resigned in Jammu and Kashmir: MHA
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No policeman has resigned in Jammu and Kashmir: MHA

The Home Ministry on Friday said no policeman has resigned in Jammu and Kashmir following the martyrdom of three police personnel by terror group Hizbul Mujahideen and described such reports as “false propaganda” by “mischievous” elements. In a statement, the ministry said reports have appeared in a section of the […]

79 killed in Tanzania ferry capsize
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79 killed in Tanzania ferry capsize

Officials say the number who drowned in the mishap could be more than 200. Rescue efforts resumed on Friday after being put on hold overnight, At least 79 people have died after a passenger ferry carrying hundreds capsized in Tanzania’s Lake Victoria, officials said. The MV Nyerere ferry overturned on […]