During her years in government service, Masoodi always paid attention towards women’s empowerment and setting up of libraries was her top priority as she had an opinion that books empower people, especially the younger generation.
J&K: Probe revealed that three JeM modules sneaked into the Valley in July. Police have intensified search for the last group, which could be moving between south and central Kashmir.
On Wednesday, Pakistani shelling at forward Indian positions and civilian areas along the LoC in Poonch sector came around 8.45 am. The Indian army is retalitating effectively and strongly, a defence ministry spokesperson said.
The beating up of the youth accused of being a braid-chopper went viral and many started streaming live videos. The mistake was brought to light only after the police intervened.
Education Minister Bukhari said the situation in 2016 had demanded that schools be opened.
Rajnath Singh said he has spoken to the chiefs of the Border Security Force and Central Reserve Police Force following the suicide attack near the Srinagar airport.
Indian security forces on Saturday detected an underground cross-border tunnel coming from the Pakistan side into Arnia sector.
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat also targetted Kerala and West Bengal state governments for not doing enough to control “jihadist forces”.
A spokesman said that police arrived at the Nigeen residence of Hurriyat chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and placed him in detention.
South Kashmir was known as the Ground Zero of militancy with the highest number of attacks on security forces recorded here last year. But 73 militants have been killed this year in this region alone, more than twice the average number in previous years.
In the last seven years, Yasin Khan has not only gained prominence but also become a familiar name with separatists, leaders of mainstream parties and even those in New Delhi as a business leader.
The operation was launched on Sunday and it was resumed this morning following reports that more militants were hiding in the area, the official said. He said the area of operation was expanded to ensure that no militant get away from the security forces’ cordon.
On Sunday morning, suspected militants hurled a grenade on a police vehicle in Sopore. The vehicle was parked outside a State Bank of India branch that also houses a CRPF camp.
As a joint team of police and Army cordoned off the village and zeroed in on the target houses, the militants opened indiscriminate fire.
The BSF on Wednesday said that it had killed two Pakistani drug smugglers and recovered 4 kg of contraband from an area under Shahpur out post in Amritsar sector.