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Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch


Jammu: The Pakistan army on Thursday violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch sector. Pakistan, yesterday also violated ceasefire along the LoC in the Rajouri district. The Pakistan army had resorted to unprovoked firing along the LoC in Nowshera sector of Rajouri on Tuesday as well. This comes close on the heels of a terror ...

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18 Separatists, 155 J&K Politicians Lose Security Cover


Jammu: Security cover of 18 separatist leaders and 155 Jammu and Kashmir politicians has been withdrawn in the aftermath of the Pulwama attack on February 14 in which over 40 CRPF troopers were killed. An order issued by the Home Department late on Wednesday said security cover of separatists and some mainstream politicians was also being withdrawn/downgraded apart from those ...

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Situation in Jammu improves as curfew relaxed for day time today


Jammu: Authorities on Thursday decided to relax for seven hours the curfew in Jammu where it was clamped on February 15 after violence broke out following the Pulwama terror attack in a day earlier. However, restrictions under section 144 CrPC prohibiting assembly of more than four persons will continue to remain in force, Jammu District Magistrate Ramesh Kumar said. All ...

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Pulwama suicide bomber trained by IC-814 hijacker and Masood Azhar’s brother: Sources


Srinagar: Twenty-year-old Adil Ahmad Dar, a resident of village Lethipora in Kashmir, rammed a car full of explosives into the CRPF convoy killing over 40 jawans on February 14. The incident has led to the escalation of tension between India and Pakistan. Dar’s selection was made via drawing lots in the presence of Pulwama attack masterminds and top Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) ...

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Pulwama terror attack: No threat to Kashmiri students, says Prakash Javadekar


Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on February 20 denied reports of any assault on Kashmiri students following the Pulwama terror attack and said there is no threat to students from the Valley. Forty Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on February 14 when a Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) suicide bomber rammed a vehicle carrying ...

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Jammu and Kashmir: Rs 50 crore land scam detected by DC Kathua


Jammu: A vigilant deputy commissioner of Kathua, Rohit Khajuria, has prevented an illegal transfer of state’s land worth more than Rs 50 crore to a certain influential people by changing the title of the prime land. Khajuria has now ordered the transfer of the 113-acre land to the SICOP of the state government for setting up an industrial estate. It is learnt ...

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Landslides Disrupt Traffic on Jmu-Sgr Highway; Rain, Snow Forecast For J&K


SRINAGAR/JAMMU: The Jammu-Srinagar highway remained closed for vehicular traffic on Wednesday due to landslides. “Nightlong rain has triggered landslides at few places on the highway in the Ramsoo-Ramban sector. We have momentarily halted traffic for the safety of travellers,” a traffic department official said. Traffic will be allowed once the landslide debris is cleared, the official added. The weather department has ...

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Big Revelation ! Women and children carried RDX, explosives used in Pulwama terror attack


Srinagar: Women and children were recruited to transfer explosives used in the Pulwama terror attack from one point to another, top intelligence sources said on Wednesday. The explosives were carried from across the border over a period of few months and the actuating mechanism to trigger the explosives were created locally. Both the components were fitted in the bomb justs ...

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