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In 2546 militancy-related incidents 696 SFs, Civilians lost their lives in J&K between 2014 to 2020: MHA

(Asian News Hub) – The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha that a total of 481 Security Forces personnel and 215 civilians lost their lives in 2546 militancy-related incidents in Jammu and Kashmir between 2014 to 2020.

This information was shared by MoS Home GK Reddy in Lok Sabha in response to the questions that include whether there is an increase in militancy incidents across India since 2014 and the number of security forces who lost their lives in these incidents including the concrete policy to deal with Pakistan sponsored militancy.

In a written reply to the Lok Sabha the Minister of State (MoS) Home Affairs, GK Reddy as per news agency—KNO, said that In furtherance of its zero-tolerance policy towards terrorism, the Government has taken various steps which include, inter-alia, strengthening of the legal framework, streamlining of intelligence mechanism, setting up of National Investigation Agency (NIA) for investigation and prosecution of terror-related cases, having various hubs of National Security Guards (NSG), stepping up the border and coastal security, modernization of police forces and capacity building of state police forces, robust international cooperation, and designation of individuals and entities as terrorists, etc.

In the detailed figures about the militancy incidents between 2014 to 2020, the MoS said that 222, 208, 322, 342, 614, 594, and 244 militancy-related incidents were reported in the Jammu and Kashmir union territory.

About the Security Forces and Civilians who lost their lives in the militancy incidents, the MoS said that a total of 481 security forces personnel and 215 civilians lost their lives in the militancy-related incidents between 2014 to 2020.

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Body of 50-yr-old man retrieved after 3 days from Jhelum

(Asian News Hub) – Three days after drowning into Kiti Koul in Kani Kadal area of Srinagar, the body of a 50-year-old man has been retrieved from river Jhelum on Monday evening.

Official sources told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the body of a 50-year-old man was retrieved today by River police from Jehlum in Takanwari area of Noorbagh in Srinagar.

They identified the deceased as Feroz Ahmad Raina, son of Late Abdul Aziz Raina of Zaindar Mohalla, Habba Kadal.

Meanwhile, they said that the body will be handed over to the family after completing the legal formalities.

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Elderly man injured in leopard attack in Anantnag

(Asian News Hub) – An elderly man was injured after a leopard attacked him in Chanderwan Uttersoo area of Shangus of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday evening.

Reports Reaching GNS said that a leopard attacked Abdul  Rasheed Wani Son of Mohammad Ahsan Wani of Chanderwan Uttersoo village, resulting in injuries to him.

Soon after the incident he was rushed to a nearby hospital wherefrom he was shifted to GMC Anantnag for specialized treatment.

Meanwhile the local residents appealed to the Wildlife Department to capture the wild animals present in the area at an earliest in order to prevent any further attacks.

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Samaniya Bhat: Youngest radio jockey from Baramulla

(Asian News Hub) – A 22-year-old girl from Baramulla is winning hearts of people through her voice and informative programmes as she works as a radio jockey at Radio Chinar at Sopore.

RJ Samaniya Bhat a resident of main town Baramulla who has recently completed her bachelors in Journalism and Mass communication from GDC Baramulla is first female radio jockey of North Kashmir and the youngest radio jockey of Kashmir Valley.

Bhat while talking with news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that since her childhood she was interested in journalism, however, by chance she grabbed the opportunity to become a radio Jockey.

“I was always fond of microphones and when I heard that north Kashmir is going to have its first radio station I went for an interview and after 4 or 5 rounds, I was among selected ones and only female,” she said.

“I feel happy to work as Radio Jockey because it is a very creative field and it helps in building your confidence and become outspoken and spontaneous,” Bhat said, adding “she remains in the studio from 12 pm to 3 pm and produces a programme Hallabhol with RJ Samaniya.”

“Our main aim is to involve our youth and entertain people besides talented persons who are being called to the studio who keep their viewpoint before people,” she said.

“Do the things you are good at and follow your dreams with hard work, she said, in her message to students, while adding that parents must allow their children to choose their field and shouldn’t force them to go in any field in which they aren’t interested.

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