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J&K LG releases Amarnath Yatra guidebook
"The Lt Governor appreciated the Tourism Federation of Jammu for selfless service to pilgrims. "The Lt Governor also shared the key initiatives taken by the UT Government and Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board to facilitate the hassle-free and smooth pilgrimage of the devotees," an official statement said. Sinha further highlighted the efforts to promote spiritual tourism in Jammu & Kashmir.
Soldiers open fire on LoC in Poonch after 'suspicious movement'
"Around 7.50 p.m., after noticing suspicious movement close to 638 Post of 19 Madras in Balakote sector of the LoC in Poonch, army opened fire for about 5 minutes," a defence source said, adding that the details are awaited.
Authorities begin final crackdown against TRF, its cadre in J&K
Intelligence agencies say that TRF is an offshoot of the Laskar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist group. The MHA, in a notification, has also declared Mohammad Amin alias Abu Khubaib of LeT, who belongs to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), as an 'individual terrorist'. Mohammad Amin alias Abu Khubaib is believed to operate from Afghanistan and is organising terror activities in the Jammu region. Accoding to the MHA, TRF has been recruiting youth into militancy through online media for furtherance of terrorist activities in Jammu and Kashmir. The outfit has also been involved in carrying out propaganda on terror activities.
All J&K PM Package employees & kin living in constant fear, says report
The report by a three-member fact-finding delegation led by Rahul Kaul, Amit Raina and Vithal Chodwdhary in its findings said that they constantly face taunts directly and indirectly about their religion, their patriotism to India and are held responsible for the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A.
Pahari tribe in Jammu and Kashmir delighted with decision on ST status
According to the Pahari leadership, they are fully convinced that the current government is for the poor and the middle class people. Till date, the file for inclusion of Paharis in the ST category could not go beyond the institutions of Registrar General of India and the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes, but now with the stamp of these institutions on the file, the pending demand is seen to be fulfilled.
Jammu and Kashmir allows departmental stores to sell beer
An official statement on Tuesday said, "The Administrative Council approved incorporation of liberal provisions in Jammu and Kashmir Liquor License and Sale Rules, 1984 and Excise Policy, 2023-24 for grant of License JKEL-2A for retail sale of Beer and Ready to Drink (RTD) beverages in departmental stores in urban areas of UT."
2 LeT terrorists killed in J&K encounter identified
"On Sunday evening, acting on specific information generated by police regarding the presence of terrorists in Tangpawa area, a joint cordon and search operation was launched by Police, Army (19RR) and CRPF (164Bn)," a police officer said. During the search operation, as the joint search party approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding terrorists fired indiscriminately upon the joint search party which was retaliated effectively leading to an encounter.
LeT terrorist killed in Shopian encounter
"Killed terrorist identified as Naseer Ahmad Bhat of Nowpora Baskuchan Shopian, linked with LeT terror outfit," Jammu and Kashmir Police tweeted, quoting Additional Director General Police Kashmir zone, Vijay Kumar. "Incriminating materials, arms and ammunition including AK rifle recovered. He was involved in several terror crimes and recently escaped from an encounter:"
Cop killed, CRPF trooper injured in terror attack in J&K's Pulwama
Jammu and Kashmir Police said on its Twitter page, "Militants fired upon joint naka party of CRPF & Police at Pinglana, #Pulwama. In this #militant attack, 01 Police personnel got #Killed & 01 CRPF personnel got injured. Reinforcement sent. Area being #cordoned. Further details shall follow".