x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   RDD withdraws lacs against non- existent development works in snow bound areas | 75 days later, Police lay hands on key CCTV footage | GOI in no mood to hold Parliament, assembly elections together in JK | RTI applicant made to pay exorbitant fees | Shah Feasal's guarded silence on Madhu Kishwar's allegations raises many questions | Kashmir silent on infant girl found dead, dumped in carton | Desperate Mehbooba out to prove her late father wrong | JKNPP emerges as viable alternative for Dogras, Jammuites | National Testing Agency plays 'truant' with thousands of political science students of country | Notice served to Royal Palms, Palm Island for evading Cess | JKEDI association Prez gets punishment for siding with contractual employees | Excise Department organizes programme on Drug abuse in Jammu | Ms Mehbooba, President of India can repeal Article 370 in no time | Amidst biting cold, attendants carry patients on shoulders due to lack of roads | Barring PDP, all parties want early polls: J&K Guv | Advisor Sharma directs timely completion of Tawi Barrage, Border Bunkers | PoK DPs indefinite chain dharna enters into 20th day | One day Youth Empowerment Programme held | Romeo Force organizes Medical-cum-Veterinary camp | Free Medical Camp organized | Govt promotes 13 AEEs in PHE, I&FC; transfers 28 Xens | Ladakh scene: No UT, no vote | Poor power infrastructure haunts J&K | Police fails to crack murder case of B.Ed Student | Police books rights activist Ahsan Untoo in sexual assault case | Pensioners want enhancement in medical allowance | FPF Guards still wearing different uniforms in Kashmir, Jammu | PoK's PSC topper arrested for protesting against nepotism | Man, wanted in rash driving case, arrested after 12 years | Bhunzwah people rued non sanctioning of Degree College | Daily rated workers hold meeting over alleged utilizing of funds | JTC, SKF demand one time settlement for KPs | 12 Bovines rescued, vehicle seized by Police | MPDA urges Governor for redressal of Transport Nagar' issues | Ganderbal boy left home to join militancy, returns back | PM to visit J&K next month | Dogri Sanstha launches official website | BSF bids adieu to officer martyred in Pak firing | Teachers Federation Demands implementation of transfer policy | JKPCC holds day long convention at Sangrampur in Marh constituency | Guv directed officials to expedite dredging of critically silted areas of Wular Lake | Atharva's patriotism event to be held on Jan 31 | JKSAC's delegation calls on Farooq Shah | Awareness programme on Drug Abuse organized | Agriculture Deptt extends support to farmers | Bhandari urges ALC Kishtwar to release marriage assistance | Chetan Bhagat delivers Motivational Talk at SMVDU | IIT organizes Organ Donation Awareness camp | Financial literacy-cum-awareness camp held | DEO Jammu launches Voters Awareness Forum | Regional Outreach Bureau Organises awareness programme of Swachhta | Only Congress can do justice with section of society: Suresh | Passion, success and happiness - Critical components of life | Max Abacus students shine at National Abacus Olympiad competition | Pakistan occupied Jammu and Kashmir POJK is the real term and not POK | KP migrant youth left in lurch | PDP joining hands with BJP is a sin in Kashmir H | KC Gurukul shines in National School Games | JAMKASH Vehicleades inaugurates workshop | Workshop in MBS College of Engineering, Technology, Jammu conducted | J&K PDC, Shaheen FC secure win on Wednesday | J&K Amateur Kabaddi association to hold Kabaddi trails | R M Public School celebrates Gurpurab | Trials for wrestling championship on 21st January | CUJ conducts first Sports Advisory council meeting | J&K players to represent CBSE speed ball team | Fresh snowfall blocks highway, flights cancelled | All J&K NHM employees association continues protest over fiasco demands | Weathermen predicts heavy snowfall in coming days | Rise in night temperature across Jammu | Remain united to protect identity of J&K: Dr Abdullah | Challan produced against MPW in graft case | HC directs BOPEE to extend date of BAMS counseling | Irregularities' in Samba tehsil office | Non- NC Govts in J&K weakened State's special status: Omar | Fake voters deleted from electoral rolls | 5 XEns of PHE Department transferred | Kavinder accuses Mehbooba Mufti of pursuing 'soft-separatism' to win polls | HC stays transfer of Patwari | Govt to complete formality for both Lok Sabha, Assembly elections by Feb end | Discouraging Dogri language in schools not acceptable : Ch Lal Singh | Back Issues  
 
news details
250 militants killed last year, over 50 apprehended, 5 surrendered: Army Commander
1/10/2019 11:08:15 PM
S T Haq

Early Times Report

BARAMULLA, Jan 10: Army on Thursday organized Gulmarg youth festival in which hundreds of youth participated to show their talent .The participants appreciated this move of Army.
To attract tourists to visit the picturesque hill station of Gulmarg, Winter Youth Festival 2019 was conducted jointly by the Army and J&K Tourism department under the aegis of Dagger Division of Srinagar based Chinar Corps on 10 January 2019.
The festival was inaugurated with flagging off of ATV Race by the Chief Guest, Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, General Officer Commanding in Chief, Northern Command.
GoC was flanked by Lieutenant General A K Bhatt, GOC Chinar Corps, Major General G S Rawat, GOC Dagger Division, Maj Gen Atul Koushik, Comdt HAWS and senior Army, Police and Civil Administration officials.
While addressing the media, Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, General Officer Commanding in Chief, Northern Command said that, in 2018 we had Amarnath Yatra, we had Urban Local Bodies elections, Panchayat elections and it is credit to state government, and security forces.
As for as Army is concerned, we are prepared for all the contingencies, we are all aware that there are election in 2019 and there will be activities of the adversaries who will continue to put pressure as for as infiltration and radicalization is concerned in the valley, said GoC northern command.
However he said that the army is absolutely prepared to take on any challenge that could arise anytime in the valley.
Replying to a question on social media, Army General said that, social media is something which has been an issue of concern from past sometime.
"We are putting in some measures in place right from the government of India (GoI), initiatives at New Delhi, similar initiatives at the level of state government and by all the security forces", said Army commander.
He said that as for as army is concerned we are not behind but we are a step ahead and we have been also ensure that out counter narratives also reaches to the concerned people and this is an exercise which is in progress which will continue and our aim will always be to remain ahead as for a social media is concerned.
He further said that, I think it is our adversary who has been using social media to a large extent with a view to radicalize our youth to take them on a wrong path to give them a false promises to get the azadi but our youth has got a knowledge that there is a lot of hope, there is a huge capability, potential. We are all working together to ensure that the energies will be channelized in the right direction for our state and for our country as well.
"Our operation has been unabated weather it is counter infiltration grid, on the line of control wherein we have infiltrations grid and that is the reason why we have been able to trap so many of the infiltrators on or very close to the line of control, the army commander said.
He said that we have been able to inflict more that 250 militants that have been killed in the last one year, over 50 who have been apprehended, and 5 who have surrendered and this is success as for as operation is concerned.
Finally he said that the compliments should go to the people, especially the youth who had participated in the youth festival Gulmarag and made it a grand success this year.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU