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Militant killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama; identity being ascertained, says police
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Militant killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama; identity being ascertained, says police

A police official said security forces, acting on specific information about the presence of militants in Awantipora's Samboora, had launched a cordon and search operation

Fresh restrictions imposed in Kashmir Valley under Section 144 ahead of Friday prayers, public transport remains off roads for 54th day
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Fresh restrictions imposed in Kashmir Valley under Section 144 ahead of Friday prayers, public transport remains off roads for 54th day

Fresh restrictions were imposed in Kashmir to maintain law and order in view of prayers, as markets remained shut and public transport was off the roads.

Ajit Doval undertakes aerial survey of Srinagar, parts of south Kashmir; NSA takes stock of security situation as Valley celebrates Eid al-Adha
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Ajit Doval undertakes aerial survey of Srinagar, parts of south Kashmir; NSA takes stock of security situation as Valley celebrates Eid al-Adha

Ajit Doval on Monday undertook an aerial survey of Srinagar and South Kashmir areas to take stock of the security situation during Eid al-Adha celebrations.

Amarnath Yatra: Jammu and Kashmir DGP reviews security, makes arrangements for smooth traffic management on Srinagar-Jammu highway
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Amarnath Yatra: Jammu and Kashmir DGP reviews security, makes arrangements for smooth traffic management on Srinagar-Jammu highway

Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police Dilbag Singh on Sunday took stock of security arrangements on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway for the Amarnath Yatra

Pakistan's ISI didn't share intelligence on possible terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Awantipora, claims Indian intel
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Pakistan's ISI didn't share intelligence on possible terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Awantipora, claims Indian intel

Intelligence officials in New Delhi are pushing back against claims that Pakistan’s ISI has begun sharing warnings on terrorist attacks in Kashmir with New Delhi, saying that the warning of a bombing in south Kashmir’s Awantipora was made through an anonymous call, not a government communication

High alert in Jammu and Kashmir after Pakistan shares inputs about possible terror attack in Pulwama
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High alert in Jammu and Kashmir after Pakistan shares inputs about possible terror attack in Pulwama

Jammu and Kashmir has been put on alert after Pakistan shared inputs about a possible terror attack near Awantipora in Pulwama, a top security official told The Indian Express.

Jammu and Kashmir: Two militants killed in Pulwama district in encounter; security forces recover arms and ammunitions
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Jammu and Kashmir: Two militants killed in Pulwama district in encounter; security forces recover arms and ammunitions

Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Friday, police said.

Zakir Musa encounter in Tral: Curfew imposed in parts of Kashmir; educational institutes, internet shut down as precautionary measure
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Zakir Musa encounter in Tral: Curfew imposed in parts of Kashmir; educational institutes, internet shut down as precautionary measure

Curfew was imposed in parts of Kashmir on Friday, a day after Zakir Musa, the so-called chief of a group affiliated to the Al-Qaeda, was believed to have been killed in an encounter with security forces in Tral.

Pulwama encounter: Terrorist who killed army jawan Aurangzeb in 2018 among three Hizbul militants who died in clashes
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Pulwama encounter: Terrorist who killed army jawan Aurangzeb in 2018 among three Hizbul militants who died in clashes

Police said the slain militants have been identified as Showkat Dar of Panzgam in Awantipora, Irfan War of Wadoora Payeen in Sopore and Muzaffar Sheikh of Tahab in Pulwama

Two militants killed in ongoing encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Awantipora
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Two militants killed in ongoing encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Awantipora

Security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in Panzgam area of Awantipora early Saturday morning following specific information about the presence of militants there, an Army official said.

Daily Bulletin: Campaigns done, Narendra Modi to visit Kedarnath today; Opposition parties slam PM's press meet; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Campaigns done, Narendra Modi to visit Kedarnath today; Opposition parties slam PM's press meet; day's top stories

Today's top stories: Campaigns done, Narendra Modi will visit Kedarnath for special prayers today; Opposition parties have slammed the prime minister's maiden press meet; a militant has been killed in Awantipora; and more.

Rizwan Pandit custodial death: State-appointed inquiry officer seeks report from J&K Police; family alleges 'severe torture'
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Rizwan Pandit custodial death: State-appointed inquiry officer seeks report from J&K Police; family alleges 'severe torture'

The custodial death of Rizwan Pandit sparked protests across Kashmir as people hit the streets seeking that those involved should be brought to justice.

Kashmiri teacher Rizwan Pandit's custodial death is neither the first in the Valley, nor a singular event in India
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Kashmiri teacher Rizwan Pandit's custodial death is neither the first in the Valley, nor a singular event in India

The imagined trauma of a school teacher suffering in a Special Operations Group camp may have stirred civil society once again, yet Rizwan Pandit's is neither the first custodial death in India, nor is it a sudden jolt in a system we believed was very different.

Custodial death of Kashmir teacher Rizwan Pandit likely due to his affiliations with Jamaat-e-Islami, claims family
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Custodial death of Kashmir teacher Rizwan Pandit likely due to his affiliations with Jamaat-e-Islami, claims family

Rizwan Asad Pandit was picked up on Sunday night from his residence in Awantipora for questioning in a "terror case". The local police in Awantipora area of Pulwama had handed him over to the dreaded Special Operations Group, the counter-insurgent group of Kashmir police, where he died on Tuesday

Kashmiri teacher dies in police custody, day after arrest; death triggers protests amidst call for shutdown
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Kashmiri teacher dies in police custody, day after arrest; death triggers protests amidst call for shutdown

The custodial death of Rizwan Ahmad Pandit, a teacher from Awantipora, has triggered outrage across Kashmir with his house now becoming the centre of anti-government protests in the Valley

Arrested in terror case 3 days ago, J&K school teacher Rizwan Pandit dies in custody; govt orders magisterial inquiry
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Arrested in terror case 3 days ago, J&K school teacher Rizwan Pandit dies in custody; govt orders magisterial inquiry

Rizwan Pandit a resident of Awantipora in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, died during the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday

40-yr-old man shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama; third civilian killing in two days
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40-yr-old man shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama; third civilian killing in two days

A 40-year-old man was forcibly taken away from his home and shot dead by terrorists in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said Friday

Pulwama encounter: Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants killed, civilian injured in 12-hour operation in J&K's Tral area
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Pulwama encounter: Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants killed, civilian injured in 12-hour operation in J&K's Tral area

One terrorist was killed on Tuesday in an encounter, which broke out late on Monday, in the Tral area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.

Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah welcome SC direction for states to take action against assault on Kashmiris
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Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah welcome SC direction for states to take action against assault on Kashmiris

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court's directive to 11 states to take "prompt" action to prevent incidents of threat, assault and social boycott of Kashmiris in the aftermath of the Pulwama attack.

News outlets share morphed image of Pulwama attack 'mastermind' Ghazi Rasheed; Twitterati calls them out
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News outlets share morphed image of Pulwama attack 'mastermind' Ghazi Rasheed; Twitterati calls them out

JeM militant Ghazi Rasheed was considered to be a close aide of JeM chief Masood Azhar. ANI quoted sources as saying that Ghazi had crossed over to Kashmir from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir in December 2018 on Azhar's directions.