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Thousands bid tearful farewell to Flight Lieutenant Advitiya Bal

Thousands bid tearful farewell to Flight Lieutenant Advitiya Bal

Rediff.com30 Jul 2022

Slogans for his long afterlife rented the air, as coffin of Flight Lieutenant Advitiya Bal arrived at his home in Jinder Mehlu hamlet of border belt of R S Pura, where thousands of people gathered to pay their last respects to the fighter pilot.

Transfer requests unheeded: Slain Kashmiri teacher's husband blames govt

Transfer requests unheeded: Slain Kashmiri teacher's husband blames govt

Rediff.com1 Jun 2022

Bala and Kumar were transferred to another school in a safer area only on Monday night. Tuesday was supposed to be the last day for Bala at her old school.

'He was killed by Kashmir terrorists because he was Hindu'

'He was killed by Kashmir terrorists because he was Hindu'

Rediff.com19 May 2022

"It is not a crime to be a Hindu. It is not their (Islamic) State."

Killings of KPs meant to keep terrorism in J-K alive: Army commander

Killings of KPs meant to keep terrorism in J-K alive: Army commander

Rediff.com16 May 2022

Northern Army commander Lieutenant General Upendra Dwivedi on Monday said the targeted killings of Kashmiri Pandits and non-local labourers by militants was to keep terrorism alive in Kashmir.

J-K cops to get firepower boost with induction of corner shot weapon system

J-K cops to get firepower boost with induction of corner shot weapon system

Rediff.com9 May 2022

It facilitates shooting around corners and over the top of walls, without exposing the person using the pistol, they said.

200 terrorists ready to be launched into J-K: Northern Army commander

200 terrorists ready to be launched into J-K: Northern Army commander

Rediff.com6 May 2022

The ceasefire along Indo-Pak border is working 'well' since February 2021 agreement, he asserted.

High standard of operational readiness must along LAC: Top Army officer

High standard of operational readiness must along LAC: Top Army officer

Rediff.com4 May 2022

Lt Gen Dwivedi, who was referring to the clash between the Indian soldiers and Chinese troops in the Galwan Valley in June 2020, also said that PLA's aggression in eastern Ladakh was met with "swift mobilisation and appropriate force posturing".

PM inaugurates India's first 'carbon neutral panchayat' in Jammu

PM inaugurates India's first 'carbon neutral panchayat' in Jammu

Rediff.com24 Apr 2022

The prime minister said that Palli has shown the way to the country for achieving carbon neutral state.

Indian Army snipers' gets new weapon: Sako TRG-42 rifles

Indian Army snipers' gets new weapon: Sako TRG-42 rifles

Rediff.com28 Mar 2022

The Sako .338 TRG-42 sniper rifles have a better range, firepower, and telescopic sights than those possessed by the adversary, the official said.

'Not paradise, it's hell': Migrants won't return to Kashmir again

'Not paradise, it's hell': Migrants won't return to Kashmir again

Rediff.com19 Oct 2021

Thousands of labourers, mostly Hindus and some Muslims, from different states arrived at railway stations and bus stands in Jammu and Udhampur after leaving the Valley.

India-Pak agreement: J-K border residents hope for lasting peace

India-Pak agreement: J-K border residents hope for lasting peace

Rediff.com26 Feb 2021

The announcement by India and Pakistan to strictly observe all agreements on ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) and other sectors has rekindled hope for a peaceful future among border residents in Jammu and Kashmir who have been living under constant fear of firing and shelling.

400 terrorists in launch pads across LoC waiting to infiltrate: Officials

400 terrorists in launch pads across LoC waiting to infiltrate: Officials

Rediff.com6 Jan 2021

A top police official said that Pakistan is trying to infiltrate terrorists along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir even during the winters when most of the passes and mountainous areas along the border are covered in heavy snow.

'Last wish fulfilled': Pak refugees on voting for first time

'Last wish fulfilled': Pak refugees on voting for first time

Rediff.com5 Dec 2020

Till August 5 last year, except for parliamentary elections, these refugees were barred from voting in Jammu and Kashmir's assembly, panchayat and urban local body polls.

Valmikis of Jammu win 63-yr-long battle for domicile

Valmikis of Jammu win 63-yr-long battle for domicile

Rediff.com31 Jul 2020

The revocation of provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution has given a new lease of life to over 3,000 Valmiki community members who live on the land that was allocated to their ancestors when they shifted to Jammu from Punjab's Gurdaspur district on invitation of the erstwhile state government in 1957.

West Pakistan refugees in Jammu get domicile certificates

West Pakistan refugees in Jammu get domicile certificates

Rediff.com30 Jul 2020

A divisional level officer said that over 1,900 domicile certificates have been granted to West Pakistan refugees and the process to grant all of them citizenship certificates is going on.

Pak has formed new terror outfits with LeT, JeM cadres: J-K DGP

Pak has formed new terror outfits with LeT, JeM cadres: J-K DGP

Rediff.com22 May 2020

Pakistan has launched new terror outfits staffed by cadres of the dreaded Lashkar-e-Tayiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed under 'local names' to mislead the world that it has nothing to do with the terrorism prevalent in Jammu and Kashmir, Director General of Police (DGP) of the union territory Dilbag Singh said.

PoK terror camps hit by Covid, Kashmiri trainees may die: J-K DGP

PoK terror camps hit by Covid, Kashmiri trainees may die: J-K DGP

Rediff.com20 May 2020

The revelation has come as intelligence agencies, too, say Pakistan is pushing terrorists infected with COVID-19 into Kashmir.

50 terrorists killed in J-K in 2020; 18 during lockdown

50 terrorists killed in J-K in 2020; 18 during lockdown

Rediff.com24 Apr 2020

As many as 160 terrorists were killed and 102 arrested in Jammu and Kashmir in 2019.

Border residents hit by double whammy of COVID-19, Pak shelling

Border residents hit by double whammy of COVID-19, Pak shelling

Rediff.com15 Apr 2020

'We are caught between the devil and the deep blue sea'

Over 3,200 ceasefire violations by Pak in 2019, highest in 16 yrs

Over 3,200 ceasefire violations by Pak in 2019, highest in 16 yrs

Rediff.com4 Jan 2020

Shelling and firing by Pakistani troops was "very heavy" in 2019, virtually making the 2003 India-Pakistan border truce "redundant", officials said.

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