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12th results: After nearly two decades, Kashmir records over 80% passing score

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(Asian News Hub) – In nearly two decades, the students of Kashmir valley recorded the best results of 80.46 percent in annual regular examination of 12th standard.

According to the figures maintained by the Board of School Education (BOSE), Kashmir division has recorded best results in 18 years.

The news agency—KNO, has learnt that BOSE in figures notified on Monday said that in the year 2003, a total of 48.89 pass percentage was recorded in which 29,546 out of which 14,446 passed it.

BOSE said that in 2004, a total of 45.70 students of 12th standard had qualified the exams followed by 44.95 percent students in 2005, 49.96 percent in 2006, 44.62 percent in the year 2007 and in 2008, at least 53.50 percent students had qualified the annual regular exams of 12th standard.

In the year 2008, only 53.50 percent students qualified it followed by 55.10 percent in 2009.

In the year 2009, at least 46,367 students had appeared for the examination in which 25,546 successfully qualified it.

BOSE figures also reveal that in this year 2010, at least 55.51 percent students had qualified the exams and in 2011, at least 58.97 percent students qualified it.

“In 2012, at least 58.95 percent cracked the exams followed by 52.08 percent students in 2013, in 2014 at least 55.18 percent qualified the exams, and 57.19 percent students qualified it in 2015 and in 2016, at least 75.47 percent qualified it,” BOSE said.

The figures further state that in 2017, at least 61.44 percent students qualified the exams followed by the year 2018 wherein 51.77 percent students qualified the exams, in 2019, at least 76.08 percent qualified the exams.

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In 3 hours; two LeT (TRF) militants killed in Pulwama, Sgr encounters: Police

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Militant killed in Pulwama was involved in killing of PDD employee at Batamaloo; Slain at Bemina encounter had killed SI Arshid at Khanyar, both slain locals; now only 3 militants active from Sgr district; 11 militants killed in 8 encounters this month: IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar

(Asian News Hub) – Jammu and Kashmir police Friday said that two Lashkar-e-Toiba (TRF) militants were killed in two separate encounters in southern Pulwama and Srinagar, who were involved in the killing of a civilian and probationary sub-inspector.

A police officer told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that based on a specific input, police, army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in village Wahibugh area of Pulwama. “During the search operation, when the suspected house where the militant was hiding, was zeroed-in, repeated offers of surrender were made. But the militant fired indiscriminately at the forces triggering a gun-battle,” he said. “In the ensuing encounter, one militant identified as Shahid Bashir Shiekh, resident of Habba Kadal, Srinagar was killed and his body retrieved from the site of encounter.” The officer said that slain militant had joined militancy recently and was linked with Lashkar-e-Toiba (TRF). Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Vijay Kumar told KNO that slain militant Shahid was involved in the killing of civilian and PDD employee Muhammad Shafi Dar of Batamaloo, Srinagar. “We have recovered an AK-47 riffle from the slain militant,” the IGP said.

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About the second encounter, police said based on a specific input by police about the presence of a militant at Hamdaniya Colony Bemina area of Srinagar, an operation was launched by the police in the area. “During the search operation, the hiding militant was asked to surrender but he fired at the forces triggering an encounter,” a police official said, adding that “In the ensuing encounter, one militant identified as Tanzeel Ahmed, a resident of Haba Kadal, Srinagar.

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He said that the slain Tanzeel was involved in the killing of Probationary Sub Inspector Arshid Ashraf at Khanyar, Srinagar on September 12. The Kashmir police chief said that Shahid and Tanzil were also “collaborators in recent killings of a chemist and two teachers in the city.” The IGP Kashmir said that after recent civilian killings, Srinagar based militants had shifted to South Kashmir “but we continued to track their movements and managed to zero in on them today.”

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“Now only three militants are active as two have been killed today. We are after the remaining three and will soon get them,” the IGP said, both the encounters took place within a span of three hours. “Both operations are over and two-AK-47 rifles have been recovered from the two slain militants,” he said.

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Militant killed in Bemina Sgr

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(Asian News Hub) – One militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter that broke out between forces and militants in Bemina area of Srinagar.

According to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), officials said that a militant has been killed while the operation is still on in the area.

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“#Encounter has started at #Bemina area of #Srinagar. Srinagar Police on the job. Further details shall follow,” Kashmir Police Zone tweeted.

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Militant from Sgr involved in recent civilian killings killed in Pulwama gunfight: IGP

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(Asian News Hub) – Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Zone, Vijay Kumar Friday said that a militant from Srinagar, who was involved in recent civilian killings has been killed in Pulwama gunfight.

According to reports the gunfight broke out between forces and militants in Wahibugh area after a joint team of Police, Army’s 50 RR and CRPF launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

Killed #terrorist has been identified as Shahid Basir Sheikh of #Srinagar. He was involved in recent #killing of #civilian (Mohd Safi Dar, PDD Deptt’s staff) on 2/10/21. AK 47 rifle was used in his killing. One AK rifle along with Mag/Amn recovered: IGP Kashmir, Kashmir Zone Police tweeted.

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