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The Daily Excelsior is an English-language newspaper published in Jammu, a city in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It was established by S. D. Rohmetra. The newspaper has been in publication since 1 January 1965. Its current editors are Kamal Rohmetra and Neeraj Rohmetra. Daily Excelsior is leading newspaper of Jammu region.

Daily Excelsior
TypeDaily newspaper
FormatPrint, online
Founder(s)S. D. Rohmetra
EditorKamal Rohmetra, Neeraj Rohmetra
FoundedJanuary 1, 1965; 54 years ago (1965-01-01)
Political alignmentLeft
CityJammu, Jammu and Kashmir
Free online


Journalist deathEdit

On 11 May 2008 photojournalist Ashok Sodhi was killed while photographing an armed confrontation between terrorists and security forces in the Samba District of Jammu and Kashmir. He had moved closer to capture better coverage of the confrontation when a stray bullet hit him.[1][2]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "In memoriam". Global Journalist. 7 January 2009. Archived from the original on 23 July 2013. Retrieved 27 November 2016.
  2. ^ Khajuria, Ravi (11 May 2008). "Ultras strike at Samba: Photojournalist among 8 killed". The Tribune. Chandigarh. Retrieved 27 November 2016.

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