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    Photographers Association condemns 'targeting' of Photojournalist

    Kashmir Press Photographers Association has strongly condemned the targeting of photojournalist Bilal Bahadur by police. The photojournalist was injured after policemen directly fired tear gas shell towards him while he was covering funeral
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    Pirbagh Murder: Protesters Blame Police For Delay

    On the first death anniversary of the Pirbagh youth murdered last year, protests Saturday morning rocked the Airport Road here with people saying the “police has been shielding the murderers.”
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    SOG Man Injured In ‘Militant’ Attack

    Unidentified gunman allegedly fired upon a cop, injuring him critically in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday.Sources that a Special Operation Group man Nayeem Ahmed Bhat Belt Number 1278
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    3725 Constables recruited in Police during past 2 years: Veeri

    Minister for R&B and Parliamentary Affairs Abdul Rehman Veeri informed the house that 3836 candidates have been recruited under different cadres in Police Department during past two years.
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    Police Asked To Set Up SITs To Probe Unrest Killings

    The Jammu and Kashmir government has ordered setting up of Special Investigating Teams (SITs) into the deaths of civilians as well as the involvement of police personnel during the five-month-long unrest in the Valley last year
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    Budgam police recovers stolen ambulance

    An ambulance which was stolen by some unknown persons from Srinagar, was today recovered by Budgam police from Wadwan area.On 10th of January 2017, driver of an ambulance vehicle Mohammad Ibrahim Bhat resident of Vizer Baramulla reported in Polic
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    5 Cops Among 9 Injured In Restive Kathua

    Nine persons, including five cops, were injured today in clashes between the people belonging to two communities in Kathua district, following which three persons have been arrested.
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    Police Stops MLA From Leaving Valley

    Police, yet again, Friday prevented independent MLA  Er Rasheed from visiting Pir Panchal region, as he was detained at Bamla Sunderbani by a heavy contingent of forces.
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    2016-Loss Of Fear: Militants Kill 81 SF Men, Snatch 66 Weapons

    The killing of Burhan Wani, young charismatic militant commander of Hizbul Mujahidin on July 8 last year not only triggered a mass uprising in Kashmir but also emboldened militants to launch some daredevil attacks on security forces.
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    A cop’s funeral

    When Abdul Kareem's body reached his village at Langate in North Kashmir,  the residents visited his house in a spontaneous outpouring of grief. Later, the people from the adjacent villages also joined the mourning and followed the coffin.
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    DGP Vaid asks officers to live up to people’s expectations

    After assuming his office as State Police Chief on Saturday afternoon, Director General of Police (DGP), Dr. S. P. Vaid, on his arrival to Police Headquarters (PHQ) on Monday was given a warm welcome by the senior police officers
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    Cop’s Killing Enrages Village

     The death of a police constable has triggered an intense anger and resentment against militants at a village in north Kashmir's Kupwara district - an unexpected turnaround in the wake of the five-month unrest following the killing of Hizbul Mujahide
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    Vaid takes over as DGP, greets on New Year

    Dr. Shesh Paul Vaid, on Saturday took over as Director General of Police (DGP), Jammu and Kashmir. He succeeded K. Rajendra Kumar, who superannuated this afternoon.
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    Police acts like 'armed cowards' to break will of freedom lovers: Geelani

    Strongly condemning the arrest of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat leader, Ab Gani Bhat, Ghulam Mohi-ud-din Bhat, father of acting district president, Kupwara, Farooq Ahmad Bhat, chairman Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani
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    New DGP Vows ‘Zero Tolerance’ For Rights Abuses

    Stating that Jammu and Kashmir Police will adopt a zero-tolerance policy for any kind of human rights violations, the newly appointed State Police Chief, SP Vaid, Thursday, said he will utilise all resources to secure the life .