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Tributes paid to Garud commando killed in J&K gunfight

Chandigarh, Nov 19 (IANS) Air Warriors paid floral tributes on Sunday to Corporal Jyoti Prakash Nirala, a commando of the Garud Special Forces of the Indian Air Force who was killed in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday in a gunfight with militants. Nirala, who hailed from Badiladih village in Rohtas district of Bihar, was killed in an encounter with the militants at Hajin on Saturday.

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LeT top leadership in Kashmir Valley wiped out

Srinagar, Nov 19 (IANS) The Army said on Sunday that the top leadership of the Pakistan-backed Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in the Kashmir Valley has been wiped out with the killing of six militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district. Lt General J.S. Sandhu, who heads the Srinagar-headquartered 15 Corps, told reporters: With the elimination of six of its terrorist commanders yesterday (S...

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Leh freezes, Gulmarg coldest in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar, Nov 19 (IANS) Night temperatures in Ladakh dropped to below freezing point at minus 7.9 degrees Celsius while Gulmarg was the coldest place in the Kashmir Valley with a minus 4.6 degrees Celsius, a Met department official said on Sunday. The minimum temperatures on Sunday in Kargil, Srinagar and Pahalgam were minus 5.8, 2.9 and minus 0.5 degrees Celsius, respectively, the offic...

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Don't panic, H1N1 is curable: SKIMS chief to Kashmiris

Srinagar, Nov 18 (IANS) The super specialty tertiary care of Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) here is fully equipped to treat H1N1 flu patients and people should not panic about this as it is a fully curable infection. SKIMS Director A.G Ahangar said the hospital has treated 24 positive cases of H1N1 so far, out of which 12 have been discharged, five are under treatme...

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IAF commando, six militants including Lakhvi's nephew killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar, Nov 18 (IANS) A commando of the IAF's Garud force and six foreign militants, including top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) leader Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi's nephew, were killed in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district on Saturday, officials said. Among the six foreign militants killed was Owaid, the nephew of LeT operation commander Lakhvi, the mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai terr...

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IAF commando, five militants killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar, Nov 18 (IANS) A commando of the Indian Air Force's (IAF) Garud Force and five militants were killed in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district on Saturday, an official said. Defence Ministry Spokesman Col. Rajesh Kalia said troopers of the Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir Police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) surro...

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Five terrorists killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar, Nov 18 (IANS) Five terrorists were killed on Saturday in a gunfight between the security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district, an official said. Defence Ministry Spokesman Col. Rajesh Kalia said troopers of Rashtriya Rifles (RR), special operations group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir Police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) surrounded Chandergair vi...

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Restrictions defied in Srinagar to attend militant's funeral

Srinagar, Nov 18 (IANS) A large number of people on Saturday defied curfew-like restrictions imposed by the authorities here to attend the funeral of slain militant Mugees Ahmad Mir. Authorities had imposed restrictions in several areas in Srinagar to maintain law and order. However, people from different parts of the city reached Parimpora area where the slain militant's funeral was hel...

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Night temperatures improve in Jammu region, Ladakh coldest

Jammu, Nov 18 (IANS) Night temperatures improved in the Jammu region while temperatures in Ladakh dropped to below freezing point, a Met department official said on Saturday. The night's lowest temperature in Leh and Kargil towns was minus 6.4 and minus 6.0 degree Celsius respectively. At minus 6.4 degrees Celsius, Leh town was the coldest in Jammu and Kashmir for the third conse...

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Restrictions imposed in Srinagar

Srinagar, Nov 18 (IANS) Authorities imposed restrictions here on Saturday to maintain law and order in the wake of a militant's killing the previous day, police said. District Magistrate Srinagar has imposed restrictions under section 144 CrPc in Parimpora, Safa Kadal, M.R.Gunj, Nowhatta, Khanyar, Rainawari, Maisuma and Kralkhud areas, the police said. All schools and colleges i...

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Police officer, militant killed in Srinagar gunfight

Srinagar, Nov 17 (IANS) A middle rung police officer and a militant were killed on Friday in a gunfight in summer capital Srinagar, police said. Militants attacked a police checking party at Zakura on the outskirts of Srinagar city in the evening. Sub-Inspector of Police Imran Tak was critically injured in this encounter. He later succumbed to injuries, the police said. A...

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Police officer killed, militant arrested in Srinagar

Srinagar, Nov 17 (IANS) A police officer was killed and a militant was arrested during a gunfight on the outskirts of Srinagar on Friday. Police said the militants attacked a police checkpost in Zakura area, triggering an exchange of gunfire. Police Sub-Inspector Imran Ahmad was injured in the militant firing and succumbed to his injuries. A militant was arrested during t...

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We facilitated Majid's return: Army

Srinagar, Nov 17 (IANS) The Army said on Friday that Majid Khan, a footballer who joined the militants over a week ago, has decided to return home and that the military merely facilitated his decision. Addressing the media in Pulwama district, Major General B.S. Raju said: The brave young man, Majid Khan, decided on his own to shun violence and return back to lead a normal life pursuing ...

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Footballer who became a militant has surrendered: Army

Srinagar, Nov 17 (IANS) A young Kashmiri footballer who joined the militants over a week ago has surrendered, Army sources said on Friday. But the Jammu and Kashmir Police insisted that Majid Khan had neither surrendered nor had he been caught yet. The Army sources said Majid Khan, 20, surrendered after walking into a Rashtriya Rifles camp at Kulgam on Thursday evening. He came with his ...

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Kashmiri footballer who joined LeT wants to return home: Police

Srinagar, Nov 17 (IANS) Majid Khan, a young footballer from south Kashmir who joined the Lashkar-e-Taiba over a week back, has contacted his family expressing a wish to return home, police said on Friday. The news was welcomed, with Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti tweeting: A mother's love prevailed. Her impassioned appeal helped in getting Majid, an aspiring footballer back home. Every ti...

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Kashmiri footballer who joined LeT wants to return home: Police

Srinagar, Nov 17 (IANS) Majid Khan, a footballer from south Kashmir who joined the Lashkar-e-Taiba over a week back, has contacted his family expressing a wish to return home. According to Kashmir police chief Munir Khan, the 20-year-old footballer had contacted his family. Khan dismissed reports that Majid Khan had surrendered. He said: He has neither been apprehended no...

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Amnesty condemns J&K's refusal to compensate victim

Srinagar, Nov 16 (IANS) Amnesty International India on Thursday condemned the Jammu and Kashmir government for refusing to pay compensation to a youth who was strapped to an Army vehicle and paraded in the Kashmir Valley. Amnesty International said: The Jammu and Kashmir government's refusal to pay compensation to a man who was strapped to a jeep and paraded by Army is a callous attempt ...

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Three militants arrested in Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir police on Thursday said they arrested three militants during a gunfight in Kulgam district which left a soldier dead. Addressing a joint press conference along with officers of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Inspector General of Police Muneer Khan said: In the ongoing operation against militants in Kund area, we have arrested three loca...

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Leh, coldest in J&K at minus 5.9

Srinagar, Nov 16 (IANS) Leh town in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir was the coldest on Thursday where the night temperature dropped to minus 5.9 degrees Celsius, a Met official said. While the minimum in neighbouring Kargil was minus 5.2 degrees. In Srinagar city the minimum temperature was 1.1 while it was 0.7 in Pahalgam and minus 4.5 in Gulmarg. Jammu city recorded a minimu...

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Shabir Shah, Wani to face trial in money laundering case

New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Paving the way for trial, a court here on Wednesday framed charges against Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah and alleged hawala dealer Muhammad Aslam Wani in a money laundering case. After the accused pleaded not guilty, Additional Sessions Judge Sidharth Sharma listed the matter for January 3 for recording of statements of witnesses. The Enforcement...

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