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Sabzar Sofi not our student, says Jamia Milia Islamia

New Delhi: Jamia Milia Islamia on Wednesday dismissed news reports which claimed Sabzar Ahmad Sofi, who was killed by security forces in a shootout in Kashmir earlier in the day, was its student, saying that Sofi never studied at the university. “The media reports about Sabzar Ahmad Sofi,who has been[Read More…]

What cost Jammu & Kashmir top cop SP Vaid his job?

What cost Jammu & Kashmir top cop SP Vaid his job?

The shifting at midnight of the Jammu and Kashmir police chief, S.P. Vaid, has triggered an interesting debate in the state. The replacement surprised many although a few in the bureaucratic and police circles had been expecting the change sooner rather than later. An order issued by the state home department around midnight on Thursday said,: “Dr.[Read More…]

Three civilians, soldier killed in Kashmir

Srinagar: An Indian soldier and three civilians were killed on Wednesday as a gunfight between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir triggered violent street protests. Doctors said a civilian, Faisal Elahi, 15, was brought to a hospital in Qaimoh town in Kulgam district and he succumbed to critical[Read More…]

Four coaches of a passenger train were gutted in a fire in Bihar's Mokama railway yard on Wednesday. No one was injured in the incident. The coaches were of a MEMU (Mainline Electric Multiple Unit) passenger train that caught fire around midnight. At the time of the incident, the train was stationed at the yard, around 80 km from Patna.

Seasonal Army huts torched in Kashmir

Srinagar: Around half a dozen seasonal huts of the Army were torched by unidentified arsonists along the historic Mughal road in the Kashmir Valley on Friday, police said. “Fire tenders were immediately deployed to douse the flames. A case has been registered and investigations have started,” police sources said. These[Read More…]

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