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Militants kill Mehbooba kin’s guard in J&K

Srinagar:  Militants on Friday shot dead the security guard of former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s cousin and decamped with his service rifle in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said. Militants fired at constable Farooq Ahmad, personal security officer (PSO) of Sajad Mufti, senior Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader in Bijbehara town of the district. […]

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Lessons learnt, say ex-Army officers on Kargil anniversary

New Delhi/Srinagar: As the country commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Kargil war, former senior military officers said that lessons have been learnt from it and it is now impossible for Pakistan to repeat 1999. In early May 1999, an intrusion by armed men, initially thought to be terrorists or ‘mercenaries’, was detected in the mountain […]

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NIA attaches residence of J&K separatist leader Asiya Andrabi

Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday attached a property of Asiya Andrabi, chief of women’s separatist group, ‘Dukhtaran-e-Milat’ (Daughters of Faith). Vikas Katharia, Superintendent of Police, in his capacity as the chief investigator of the terror funding case, has obtained the approval of the Director General of Police (DGP), Jammu and Kashmir to attach […]

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Amarnath Yatra security ‘against people of Kashmir’: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has said the security arrangements made for the ongoing Amarnath Yatra were “against the people of Kashmir”, but Governor Satya Pal Malik defended the measures, citing the Pulwama terror attack. Mufti, the President of the PDP, said the arrangements made for the annual Yatra are causing inconvenience […]

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Burhan Wani death anniversary: Curbs imposed to prevent protests in valley

Srinagar: Restrictions were imposed in parts of the Srinagar city and other places in the valley on Monday to prevent separatist-called protests on the death anniversary of Hizbul commander, Burhan Wani. Not just shops, businesses and transport, but internet and even the advance of pilgrims for the annual Amarnarh Yatra was put on hold. Separatist conglomerate, […]