The Army believes the children, after returning from their multi-city tour, will narrate their experiences to other young Kashmiris, encouraging them to join the next group.
Approximately 80,000 artifacts and objects ranging from archaeological items, sculptures, numismatics items, decorative art, weapons, paintings, anthropological and natural history items and textiles are housed in the museum.
The Army Chief had recently said that the process of recruiting women in combat roles had begun, and that the matter was being taken up with the government.
After the Friday prayers, protests erupted at Shopian, Anantnag, Tral and Sopore and police had to use teargas shells to disperse protesters
Officials said that the three were killed in a firefight that was triggered after a group of militants fired at soldiers near the LoC fencing
He said that Pakistan’s attempt to foment trouble through “external forces” to provoke youths in Kashmir would be dealt with firmly
The Army officer was posted at 87th Brigade in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir and he was the son of Brigadier Kamal Singh Chauhan.
“In the current year, 22 infiltration attempts have been foiled and 34 armed intruders eliminated on the LoC”, said a senior Army official.
The statement also said, “In the last 48 hours, infiltration attempts have been foiled at the Gurez, Machhil, Naugam and Uri sectors. Seven armed intruders have been eliminated so far.”
This is the third infiltration attempt that has been foiled by the Army in North Kashmir over the past fortnight.
Danish Ahmad is the second militant to lay down his weapons in the past few days
Sameer Ji Kumar was killed by special police officer (SPO) Aijaz Ahmad after the constable resorted to an unnatural sexual act with him. Ahmad confessed to his crime and said that during their visit to Pahalgam on May 14, Kumar had sodomised him and also threatened him that he will disclose it to their colleagues
According to reports, Danish was involved in stone-pelting incidents at Handwara in 2016. Sources said that while most boys who join militancy become disllusioned by the ‘gun’, they are unable to escape or surrender as they face continued threat from local commanders.
Senior PDP minister speaks to Indian Express about the situation in Kashmir, the party’s alliance with BJP and the need to engage separatists
Hailing the Narendra Modi government’s purported ‘free hand’ to the Army, Rathore said the situation in the Valley was under control