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Human Rights panel directs govt, compensate 10 lakh to person used as shield

Human Rights panel directs govt, compensate 10 lakh to person used as shield. The State Human Rights Commission has directed the Jammu and Kashmir government to pay Rs 10 lakh compensation to Farooq Ahmed Dar, who was used as a human shield by the Army against stone pelters in April this year. In a judgment

Uneasy calm continues in Jammu

  Jammu:  Despite the pause in ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops for the second consecutive day, an uneasy calm prevailed along the IB and LoC in Jammu on Friday as border villages remained empty and schools closed. “For the second day today (Friday), there was no violation of ceasefire by Pakistan troops, either on the

3 civilians injured in Pakistan shelling in Jammu

  Jammu:  Three civilians were injured on Friday morning when Pakistan resorted to heavy shelling on the International Border in Hiranagar sector in Jammu and Kashmir, police said. The victims — two girls and a man — were injured due to mortar shell splinters in Lallai Chak village. Heavy mortar shelling by Pakistan Rangers continued