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Jaish-e-Muhammad Operation chief among militants killed in tral forests


Srinagar, Apr 26: One of the militants killed in Tral forest gunfight was the operational commander of the Jaish-e-Muhammad outfit, Director General of Police SP Vaid on Thursday claimed. In a tweet, Vaid said: “Operational commander of JeM Mufti Yasir was among those killed in joint operation in upper reaches of Tral.” He also tweeted a picture of Yasir alongside JeM ...

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Students hold protest in Kangan, seek justice for Kathua victim


Srinagar, Apr 26: The Students of Govt Higher Secondary School Ganiwan, Kangan tehsil of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Thursday held a peaceful protest demonstration at Srinagar-Leh Highway demanding justice for the eight-year-old minor who was raped and murdered in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. Scores of the students assembled on Srinagar-Leh highway at Ganiwan shouting slogans in favour of ...

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Militants attack police post decamp with four rifles in Srinagar outskirts


Srinagar, Apr 26: Militants attack police post decamp with four rifles in Srinagar outskirts Militants on Wednesday night attacked an armed guard of Jammu and Kashmir Armed Police and decamped with four rifles. A police spokesman, in a statement, said that militants attacked an armed guard of JKAP 13 battalion at Goripora on the outskirts of Srinagar and decamped with four ...

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Congress condemns killing of ‘PDP activist’ in Pulwama attack


Srinagar, Apr 25: Strongly condemning the gruesome killing of “senior PDP activist Gulam Nabi Patel”, a J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) spokesperson expressed “profound grief and sorrow over the killing and described it as highly shameful and dastardly act.” In a statement issued to the press today, the spokesperson “strongly condemned the killing of PDP activist, saying the killings, in any ...

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Several thousand attend funeral prayers of slain militants in Tral; Militants offer gun salute


Srinagar, Apr 25: The two Jaish Muhammad militants killed in a gunfight at Tral, on Tuesday were laid to rest amid pro-freedom and anti-India slogans as thousands of people on Wednesday attended their funeral. Representational Image Four Jaish Muhammad militants, policeman and army man were killed in an encounter between militants and government forces in Tral yesterday. Despite the ban on ...

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Clerical staff strike continues: Protest rallies held across Chenab valley


Ramban, Apr 25: On second day of the strike call, the clerical staff on Tuesday held protest rallies at district headquarters across the Chenab valley in support of their demands. They were demanding removing of pay anomalies between the cadres of same grade. At Ramban, striking staff took out protest rally in the premises of district administrative complex Maitra in which ...

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Amid shutdown, thousands attuned funeral prayers of Tral slain militants


Srinagar, Apr 25: Thousands of people, including women and children, attended the funeral prayers of two slain militants in Tral area of district Pulwama on Wednesday. Agencies has learnt that multiple-funerals were held for both the slain militants, who have been identified as Ishfaq Ahmad Khan and Abid Maqbool Bharat. Locals informed agencies that the Ishfaq’s funeral was held at his ...

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Demand for Degree College: Indefinite agitation starts, shops remain shut in Darhal

Rajouri, Apr 25: To press their demand for opening a Degree College in Darhal, the civil society, under the banner of Joint Action Committee Darhal, on Tuesday launched an indefinite agitation after the government announced the establishment of new government degree colleges in Jammu division, but Darhal seemed to have missed the cut. A week ago, JAC had suspended its agitation ...

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