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Wani's aide killed in Kashmir, one dead amid protests; Hurriyat calls for shutdown

Srinagar, May 27 (IANS) Top Hizbul commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat alias Abu Zarar, a close aide of militant 'poster boy' Burhan Wani, was killed on Saturday after a gunfight in Tral in south Kashmir, triggering widespread protests in the Valley once again, with one civilian death reported and 35 injured, including five policemen. Authorities were bracing to prevent a recurrence of the 2016 unrest th...

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Vijayan asks PM to repeal new cattle sale rules, beef sellers do brisk business

Thiruvananthapuram, May 27 (IANS) Even as the Centre has introduced stringent rules regarding cattle slaughter, it was business as usual for beef sellers across Kerala on Saturday, with people queuing up to buy one of their favourite food items. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asking for repeal of the new rules, which he termed an intrusion into the rights o...

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Pakistan condemns killing of Hizbul militant in Kashmir

Islamabad, May 27 (IANS) Pakistan on Saturday condemned the killing of top Hizbul commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat and other militants in Jammu and Kashmir, and called upon the international community, including the UN and human rights organizations, to intervene in the matter. Accusing India of carrying out extra-judicial killings, Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz said India killed 12 Kas...

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J&K tourist footfalls nosedive, sops announced

Kolkata, May 27 (IANS) The average daily tourist footfall to Jammu and Kashmir has nosedived to about 5,000 in March and April this year, an official of the northernmost state said here on Saturday. If the situation was in control then we would have had at least 10,000 tourists per day visiting our state. This is the peak time, but we have not seen a spurt in numbers. We are hoping the f...

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Kerala CM writes to Modi, urges repeal of cattle slaughter rules

Thiruvananthapuram, May 27 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking the central government to repeal the new restrictions against cattle slaughter, terming it an intrusion into the rights of states. I request you to kindly intervene in this matter and repeal the newly-imposed restrictions, so that the lives and livelihoods of ...

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Two militants including Hizbul commander killed in Kashmir gunfight

Srinagar, May 27 (IANS) Hizbul Mujahideen commander, Sabzar Bhat who succeeded slain militant, leader Burhan Wani, was killed on Saturday along with another militant in a gunfight with security forces in Pulwama that triggered protests in the Kashmir Valley. Director General of Police (DGP), S.P. Vaid confirmed Bhat's death. Bhat alias Abu Zarar had succeeded Wani who was killed ...

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3 years of Modi: Terrorism claims more lives in J&K, situation mixed in northeast

There has been a 42 per cent rise in terrorism-related deaths in Jammu and Kashmir since the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government came to power in May 2014, compared with the last three years of the second term of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA-II). The number of security personnel killed in terrorist violence has increased 72 per cent from 111 in ...

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Army foils infiltration bid in J&K, kills 6 militants

Srinagar, May 27 (IANS) Six militants were killed on Saturday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district as the Army foiled an infiltration bid, according to defence sources. A group of militants was challenged by the alert troops on the Indian side of the LoC in Rampur sector. The operation is ongoing in the area. The infiltration attempt has been foi...

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Rs 15 lakh looted from Kashmir ATM

Srinagar, May 27 (IANS) Burglars looted Rs 15 lakh from an ATM in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said on Saturday. The burglars looted the money from a J&K Bank ATM in Unisoo village in Langate area late Friday night. An FIR has been lodged and investigations are on, a police official said. Fearing robbery attempts by gunmen, the authorities of J&K B...

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Army foils infiltration bid in J&K, kills 4 militants

Srinagar, May 27 (IANS) Four intruding militants were killed on Saturday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district as the army foiled an infiltration bid, said defence sources. A group of militants was challenged by the alert troops on the Indian side of the LoC in Rampur sector. The operation is ongoing in the area. The infiltration attempt has been ...

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Shah lauds Major Gogoi, hopes J&K situation will look up soon

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Friday expressed confidence that the situation in Jammu and Kashmir will be brought under control soon and things will start looking up sooner than later. I assure the people of country that Narendra Modi-led BJP government has taken Kashmir situation very seriously and is watching the situation very minutely. T...

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Attack by Pakistan's BAT unit repulsed in Uri, two killed: Army

Srinagar, May 26 (IANS) The Army said on Friday it has foiled an attack by Pakistan's Border Action Team (BAT) on the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector in Jammu and Kashmir and killed two of the intruders. The bodies of the slain BAT personnel have not be retrieved as these are lying in the 'no man's land' on the LoC, defence sources said here. The sources dubbed BAT attacks fr...

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Nitish stays away as opposition parties meet on presidential candidate

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Major opposition parties, led by the Congress, came together on Friday on a common platform and decided to contest the upcoming presidential election if the government does not come up with a consensus candidate -- but the absence of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar set off speculation about possible political realignment. On a day the Narendra Modi government c...

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Will fight if no consensus on government nominee for President: Opposition

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Major opposition parties, including the Congress and mutually antagonistic outfits in states, came together on Friday on a common platform and decided to contest the upcoming presidential election if the government does not come up with a consensus candidate -- but the absence of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar set off speculation. On a day the Narendra Modi go...

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Kashmiri group wants speedy probe against Major

Srinagar, May 26 (IANS) An influential citizens group in Kashmir on Friday demanded a speedy police investigation against Major Leetul Gogoi for using a Kashmiri man as a human shield against stone pelters, and demanded withdrawal/deferment of an Army award to him till the probe is completed. The Group of Concerned Citizens also questioned Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's silence on the w...

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BAT attack repulsed in Uri, two infiltrators killed: Army

Srinagar, May 26 (IANS) The Army said on Friday it has foiled Pakistan's Border Action Team (BAT) attack on the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector of Baramulla district in Jammu and Kashmir and killed two infiltrating militants. The bodies of the slain militants have not be retrieved as these are laying in the 'no-man's land' on the LoC, defence sources said here. The sources du...

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Amit Shah lauds Major involved in human shield incident

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Friday lauded Major Nitin Leetul Gogoi for saving the lives of people by tying a man in front of his jeep as a shield to avoid stone pelting in Jammu and Kashmir. The work that Major Gogoi has done... saving the lives of the election party and the Jammu and Kashmir police personnel, I appreciate it and also supp...

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UGC orders special audit in 10 central varsities

Agartala/New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed special audit in 10 central universities in the country to check complaints of financial, administrative, and academic irregularities, officials said on Friday. The UGC order follows a Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) directive, a top Tripura (Central) University official said on the condit...

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J&K's first professional football academy launched

Srinagar, May 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's first professional football academy was launched at Tourist Reception Centre (TRC) in Srinagar in a bid to boost sports in the state. Minister of Youth Welfare and Sports Molvi Imran Raza Ansari, who launched the academy on Thursday, said the academy will act as major sports training school and provide players a platform to prepare for national...

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Magisterial probe into Jammu bus accident rumour

Jammu, May 26 (IANS) Authorities on Friday ordered a magisterial probe over a rumour that a school bus was believed to have met with an accident in Jammu's Rajouri district. On Thursday, the Gareeb Nawaz Academy school bus was carrying 45 persons on a picnic from Manjakot in Poonch to Peer Ki Gali on the Mughal Road that connects Rajouri with Shopian district in the Kashmir Valley. The s...

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