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Atleast 33 killed, 22 injured as mini bus falls into deep gorge in J&K’s Kishtwar

Jammu: Atleast 33 people were killed and 22 injured on Monday in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar district, police sources said. News agency ANI quoted Deputy Commissioner of Kishtwar, Angrez Singh Rana as saying that 33 people died and 22 got injured after a matador vehicle coming from Keshwan to Kishtwar fell into […]

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Troops fully prepared for emerging security challenges: Army Chief

Jammu: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Saturday said troops deployed in Jammu and Kashmir are fully prepared to meet the emerging security challenges. A defence ministry statement said: “General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), accompanied by Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Army Commander, Northern Command visited troops in the Akhnoor sector and said […]

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Mystery shrouds baffling behaviour of students at remote J&K school

Jammu:  Students at a far-flung school in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district have been exhibiting inexplicably strange behaviour such as rolling on the floor that has baffled both teachers and parents. Kewal Krishan, headmaster of a government high school in Sitti village of Bani tehsil told IANS: “It all started about a month back. Two […]

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Indian, Pakistani troops in heavy gun fight on LoC

Jammu: Indian and Pakistan troops traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Sunday, defence sources said. The sources said that the Pakistan army violated LoC ceasefire by resorting to unprovoked shelling and firing on Indian positions. “Pakistan army targeted Indian positions in Kirni, Qasba and Mendhar areas […]