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Youth’s body recovered from encounter site

Youth’s body recovered from encounter site

Srinagar: The body of a 20-year-old college student was recovered on Tuesday near an encounter site in Anantnag district, where a militant and an Army officer were killed a day ago, police said. Nasir Ahmad Mir’s body bore bullet wounds and was recovered near the encounter site in Achabal area in the morning, an official […]

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7 civilians injured in grenade blast

7 civilians injured in grenade blast

Srinagar: At least seven civilians were injured in a grenade attack by militants on a police station in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday, officials said. The militants lobbed the grenade towards the police station, but it exploded on the roadside, causing injuries to seven passers-by, the officials said. The security forces have cordoned […]

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Infiltration from across the border has stopped: Guv Malik

Infiltration from across the border has stopped: Guv Malik

Shirdi (Maha): Governor Satya Pal Malik claimed that infiltration of militants into the Valley has stopped in the last five months, while incidents of stone pelting have also gone down in the period. Kashmir has been under the President’s rule since June 20, 2018. Stating that two to three militants are getting killed in the […]

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Run-up to assembly elections: JK gets first pre-poll alliance as Shah Feasal, Er Rasheed join hands

Run-up to assembly elections: JK gets first pre-poll alliance as Shah Feasal, Er Rasheed join hands

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement headed by former bureaucrat Shah Faesal Tuesday forged a pre-poll alliance in the state with the Awami Ittehad Party led by former MLA Sheikh Abdul Rasheed. Faesal and Rasheed announced the pre-poll alliance at a crowded press conference here, naming the coalition as the Peoples United Front (PUF). […]

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Army men beat up cop, driver in separate incidents

Army men beat up cop, driver in separate incidents

Srinagar: A school bus driver and a traffic policeman were allegedly beaten up Tuesday by Army personnel in two separate incidents in Srinagar and Shopian districts of south Kashmir. A video of the terrified school children has gone viral on social media with the kids claiming that the “driver uncle” was thrashed by the Army […]

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Militant hideout busted in Poonch

Jammu: A major militant hideout was busted in Poonch district of Jammu division on Tuesday, leading to seizure of a huge cache of arms and ammunition, police said. The hideout was unearthed during a joint operation of the Army and police in Gursai area of the district, said Ramesh Kumar Angral, Senior Superintendent of Police, […]

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Two soldiers injured in IED blast in Pulwama succumb

Srinagar: Two soldiers, who were injured in the IED blast in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, have succumbed to injuries, a defence spokesman said Tuesday. Nine soldiers and two civilians were injured as militants targeted an Army patrol with an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) at Arihal in Pulwama district on Monday. “Two soldiers, brought to […]

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SPO drowns in canal in Jammu

Jammu: A 44-year-old special police officer (SPO) drowned in a canal here on Tuesday, police said. The incident happened at Domana village on the outskirts of Jammu city, they said. The SPO, Vijay Kumar, from Purkhoo, accidently fell into the canal and drowned, a police official said. Kumar was posted at a local police station […]

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Two militants join ‘mainstream’

Srinagar: Two unnamed militants have shunned the path of violence and surrendered in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, a police spokesman said Tuesday. He said the identities of the two youths have been kept secret due to threat perception to their lives. “With the help of community members and family, two more youths from Pulwama […]

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FATF concerns: Pak FM Qureshi briefs US counterpart

FATF concerns: Pak FM Qureshi briefs US counterpart

Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday briefed his American counterpart Mike Pompeo about the steps taken by Islamabad to address the concerns raised by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), including curbing terror funding activities in the country. Qureshi, who is on an official visit to the UK, had a telephonic call […]

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