Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited the forward locations of Leh, Ladakh and Siachen on 30 September and reviewed the security situation in the area. During her visit she was accompanied by the Chief of the Army Staff, the Army Commander, Northern Command and Corps Commander of the Ladakh.
A 16 year old Sopore girl has bagged silver medal in an international event held at South Korea. Rabia Zahoor daughter of Zahoor Ahmad Kawoosa hails from Model Town in Sopore town. She is the 9th standard student at Shah Rasool Memorial Welkin School. Rabia Zahoor bagged silver medal for the State.