Daily Excelsior

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Daily Excelsior
TypeDaily newspaper
FormatPrint, online
Founder(s)S. D. Rohmetra
PublisherDaily Excelsior
EditorKamal Rohmetra, Neeraj Rohmetra
Founded1 January 1965; 58 years ago (1965-01-01)
CityJammu, Jammu and Kashmir
Free online archivesepaper.dailyexcelsior.com

The Daily Excelsior is an English-language newspaper published in Jammu, a city in the Indian union territory 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.


Started as a weekly English newspaper in 1965, it became a daily English newspaper in 1967.[1]

Journalist death[edit]

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.[2][3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Daily Excelsior - Jammu Kashmir Ladakh News". Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA. Retrieved 4 December 2022.
  2. ^ "In memoriam". Global Journalist. 7 January 2009. Archived from the original on 23 July 2013. Retrieved 27 November 2016.
  3. ^ Khajuria, Ravi (11 May 2008). "Ultras strike at Samba: Photojournalist among 8 killed". The Tribune. Chandigarh. Retrieved 27 November 2016.

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