Pampore Encounter: Top Lashkar Commander Among 2 Terrorists Neutralised
A Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) Commander was among the two terrorists gunned down by the security forces in an encounter in the Pampore area of Pulwama on October 16. Reportedly, LeT commander Umar Mushtaq Khandey was killed in Drangbal, Pampore. However, he had killed two police personnel at Baghat, Srinagar. The operation is still underway and further details are yet to arrive.
Tags: Terrorists, Pampore, Encounter, Lashkar-e-tayyiba
Saffron Crop Successfully Harvested In Sikkim; First Time Outside J&K
Sikkim's Yangyang village has successfully harvested the first crop of saffron under a pilot project. An official from Department of Science said the sowing area of saffron will be increased ten times from current 1000m² post quality assessment. The project, in collaboration with the Sikkim University’s Horticulture department, found the soil of Yangyang similar to Kashmir's Pampore. Currently, saffron cultivation is limited to Pampore,… read-more
Tags: Sikkim, Saffron, Spices, Pilot project, Ministry of Science and Technology, Jammu and Kashmir, Pampore, Budgam
Courtesy: Indian Express