After the security forces cordoned off the area, terrorists hiding there started firing, drawing retaliation by the security forces.
Rashmi Ranjan Swain hails from Odisha’s Rourkela. A 1991 batch IPS officer, Swain held key positions in the Jammu and Kashmir Police before assuming charge as the DGP.
The security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the forested Patrada area on Monday and fired a few rounds after noticing the suspicious movement of two people, the officials said.
Nine AK series rifles, three pistols, four grenades, 288 AK and pistol rounds, 55 suspected narco packets and other huge quantity of war-like stores were recovered.
Three cousin sisters from Nowshera of Old Srinagar qualified national eligibility entrance test (NEET) with flying colors. They have made the whole valley proud by securing exceptional marks in what is said to be the toughest exams.
The bus was reported to have been carrying pilgrims to the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine.
Talking on the sidelines of the third G20 Tourism Working Group meetin here, Singh emphasised the altered mindset of the people, attributing it to a growing disregard for strike calls originating from Pakistan.
The multi-talented bureaucrat was a medical doctor, IPS before finally becoming an IAS officer. She also is a public speaker, writer, and self-proclaimed learner and is presently serving the people of Baramulla as Deputy Commissioner.
Launching a scathing attack on Pakistan, India, through a Right to Reply (RoR), slammed Islamabad at the IPU and termed it an exporter of terrorists.
The event - which saw the first of its kind biggest procession in Kupwara - marked the 11th year of Rakh's 'Beti Bachao Janandolan' (BBJ) and the 192nd birth anniversary of Savitribai J. Phule, the legendary social reformer of Maharashtra who inspired the unique campaign.
For the first time after Independence, the famous shrine of Sufi Saint Jaan Mohammad Sahib located in Rajouri district of Jammu & Kashmir has finally got road connectivity.
The security setup has already been tightened in the wake of the festival period. Checking and frisking was intensified and cameras were installed, he said.
In search of talented players, the Wheelchair Basketball Federation of India organised a training/selection camp in J & K’s Srinagar.
A joint search operation was launched in the village based on a tip-off about the presence of terrorists in the area
The Indian Army last week organised an artificial limb fitment camp for the specially-abled people of J&K’s Rajouri and Poonch districts. The noble initiative was launched in collaboration with a non-profit charitable organization which provides mobility aids.