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3 militants killed,7 security men hurt in J&K gunfights



Six militants and a 12-year-old boy were killed on Friday in three separate gunfights in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Two militants and a the boy, who was taken hostage, were killed in an encounter in Bandipora district’s Mir Mohalla area.

“One Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander is among the two militant victims,” the police said.

In Shopian district’s Imam Sahib area, the security forces killed two militants following a gunfight.
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In another gun battle in Sopore’s Warpora area, two militants were killed in the same site of an encounter on Thursday where two policemen were injured.

The police said the gunfight in Bandipora has ended but the two others were still going on.

All educational institutions in Sopore were closed and mobile Internet services suspended as a precautionary measure.

On Thursday, three militants were killed while seven security men and three civilians injured in three different gun battles in the Kashmir Valley.


Best alternatives to TikTok, UC Browser and other Chinese apps,Remove China Apps.



In the recent few years, the app ecosystem in the Indian market and abroad has been taken over by multiple Chinese apps. Currently, most of the top apps and games in the Play Store have a Chinese origin. In very recent times, a lot of experts have expressed their concerns and claims that these Chinese apps collect user data and even personal identification information. This has sparked a huge movement to stop using Chinese apps altogether. If you are in for that, then shows you the best alternatives to some of the commonly used Chinese apps.

1. Alternate of Chinese App ‘TikTok’

‘TikTok’ was the most popular Chinese App in India. It was downloaded approximately 466 million times in India & comprises 1/3rd of the total download of this App.There is an alternative to this Chinese App, called ‘Chingari’. It is the best ‘Made In India’ App available in the market. It has already crossed 5 million downloads till now. It will give you all the power of an enhanced video-sharing app with a force of ‘Vocal to Local’ initiative. This App is available in English as well as in the regional languages of India like Hindi, Telugu, Gujrati, etc.

2. Alternate of Chinese App. SHAREit and Xender.

These two apps are the most popular one when it comes to content sharing. These apps give you the facility to send or receive files within a minute or two.
JioSwitch, it’s an Indian App that makes it easy to transfer your file from one smartphone to another.It will automatically catch all your files from your device; all you have to do is multiple select files and send them to another smartphone. You can also transfer your files from Android to IOS by switching on the wi-fi of iOS and connect it with the hotspot of an Android device. And transfer data between them.There is no cloud storage service in this app, so you cannot transfer your files to the computer. So if you want to share your data between two mobile devices, then ‘JioSwitch’ is the best choice.

3.Alternate to the Chinese app Cam Scanner.

Cam Scanner is the most popular App in its category. People use to scan their documents, business cards, and other physical paper to store it digitally on the App.
The best alternative out there is Adobe Scan. This App comes with a lot of advanced features with the trust of the brand name ‘Adobe.’ Adobe is a pretty big brand that follows a high standard of security can store your physical papers in a digital store without worrying about privacy issues.

4. Alternate of Chinese app UC Browser.

UC browser, is one of the most dangerous apps in the banning list. It exposes everything about your Internet usage. Whether it is browsing history, your location, or the time you spend on the internet.
The best ‘Desi App’ in the list name as ‘Bharat Browser.’This app is solely developed to serve the needs of Indian users. In this app, you will get all the great features of the UC browser without security or privacy issues. The features of this app are as follows. The content available in the app can be customized into one’s state language and read all the essential news of their state and surf the popular websites of the state. This app will be very light on your data pack because it only takes 8.2 mb to download it from the play store. There is also a video and games section in this light app, and it means you can enjoy the videos or play games without any issues.

5.Alternate of the Chinese App, Zoom.

It’s not a Chinese app and HQ of this app is based in California. Their significant works and function is based on China. As we all are aware of loose data privacy laws of China.

The app name is ‘Say Namaste.’  The app is an excellent alternative to the Chinese app, if not the best. The interface is straightforward, which makes it user friendly. There are some issues with Apps like its interface and low-quality video calling.  But we can say this app could be a game-changer in the future video calling app, and it has to go a long way to compete in front of the giants like Skype and google meet.

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