Two security personnel killed in a militant attack in Parimpora

‘Car being chased by security forces; Initial investigations reveal JeM is behind attack, by evening we will ascertain all details’ Inspector General of Police Kashmir range Thursday said that three militants carried out the attack on army men at HMT on Srinagar-Baramulla killing two army men. “Initial reports said that three militants were travelling in a Maruti car and two of them were carrying weapons, who fired indiscriminately at the army men leaving two of them seriously wounded. Reportedly, both injured soldiers have succumbed,” he said as per news agency.…

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Four militants killed, Policeman injured in gun battle in Nagrota

Security forces gunned down four terrorists of Jaish-e-Mohammad in a gunfight near Nagrota town in the Jammu district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, officials said. A policeman was also injured in the gun battle, which started around 4.50am near the toll plaza in the Ban area of Nagrota on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway. Officer of the Special Operations Group–Kuldeep Raj, 32, of Akhnoor in Jammu district was injured in the exchange of fire. He was taken to Government Medical College and Hospital in Jammu with injuries on the neck.…

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Non-Kashmiris warned against setting up businesses in J&K: J&K Students Youth Forum

Jammu and Kashmir Students Youth Forum put up posters across the territory warning the Indian industrialists and non-Kashmiris against settling or establishing their businesses in JK. The Jammu and Kashmir Students Youth Forum in a statement issued in Srinagar also called upon the people of JK to resist non-state subjects’ incursions into their motherland with full might as like erstwhile East India Company they would grab their lands and ultimately enslave them besides changing the demography of the occupied territory. The Jammu and Kashmir Students Youth Forum vowed to fight…

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Three security forces personnel among six killed in Pak shelling along LoC

Three civilains including a woman, a Broader Security Forces (BSF) sub inspector, two Army troopers were killed and two others sustained injuries after armies of India and Pakistan exchanged heavy gunfire across the Line of Control in north Kashmir’s frontier sectors- Hajipeer Uri in Baramulla district and Karnah sectors in Kupwara district Friday. Official sources said that Indo-Pak armies exchanged gun fire in Hajipeer sector north Kashmir’s Baramulla district after Pakistani rangers resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation. “A woman from Balkote and three persons from Kamalkote got killed in heavy…

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Today Kashmir Valley is observing Complete Shutdown against new laws

A complete shutdown is being observed across the Kashmir Valley on Saturday against new laws being implemented in J&K. Most shops, business centres, petrol pumps, banks and offices remained closed. Traffic is mostly of the roads. The Hurriyat Conference has called for peaceful protests on Saturday against the new land laws in Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement, Hurriyat leaders said the government of India had been issuing incessant anti-people orders at frequent intervals to intimidate and psychologically torture the people of Jammu and Kashmir. “All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC)…

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Against “Imperial Laws” Mirwaiz Led Hurriyat calls for shutdown on 31 October

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq-led All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) has called for a shutdown on 31 October, Saturday, to “register strong resentment against anti-people law”. The statement by the AHPC, led by chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, senior leaders Prof Abdul Ghani Bhat, Bilal Ghani Lone and Masroor Abbas Ansari, said: “People of J&K are not some dumb driven cattle who will yield to these imperial laws. People have proved by the strength of their unfailing will and their immense sacrifices, that they are not a dead but alive and determined nation…

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Citing Mehbooba Mufti’s actions and words TS Bajwa, Ved Mahajan & Hussain A Waffa resigns from PDP

Three leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have resigned citing Mehbooba Mufti’s “actions and undesirable utterances”, according to news agency ANI on Monday. The PDP leaders TS Bajwa, Ved Mahajan and Hussain A Waffa, who resigned from the PDP, wrote to party president Mufti citing their reasons. According to ANI, they said in the letter that they are “feeling quite uncomfortable over some of her actions and undesirable utterances especially which hurt patriotic sentiments”. Mufti had said last week that her party’s members would not raise the tricolour unless…

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Enforcement Directorate questions Farooq Abdullah in J&K Cricket Association Scam

National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah is being questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Srinagar office in connection with its probe into the multi-crore Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) scam, officials familiar with the development said on Monday, prompting his party to condemn the questioning. Farooq Abdullah’s son Omar Abdullah said the questioning was political vendetta and connected to the alliance forged by six parties from Jammu and Kashmir over the restoration of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir. “The party will be responding to this ED summons…

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Vehicular movement restrictions on Fridays from Oct 16 to Nov 30 on national highway: Traffic police

Security forces asked not to ply against advisory’ Traffic police has issued an advisory imposing restrictions on vehicular movement on Srinagar-Jammu national highway on all Fridays from October 16 to November 30 citing maintenance of the highway as a reason. Additional Director General of Police Traffic J&K, Srinagar, in a communique, a copy of which is available with the news said that in connection with the maintenance of NH-44, on every Friday starting from October 16-10-2020 to November 30, routine advisors with regard to traffic movement other than Fridays shall…

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Encounter breaks out between rebels & security forces in Barzulla

An encounter broke out between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar on Monday, police said. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Old Barzulla area of the city here in the early hours of Monday after receiving specific inputs about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said. Around 7.45 am, when searches were under way, the militants opened fire on the forces, he said. The forces retaliated and an encounter ensued, he added. After the initial contact, there was a lull…

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