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Representational image of CRPF personnel in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir | Photo: ANI

2 CRPF men killed, 3 injured in Pulwama militant attack

A massive cordon-and-search operation was launched around the site soon after the attack. However, the security forces haven’t been able to find the attackers.
Srinagar lawyer Babar Qadri | By special arrangement

Kashmiri lawyer, killed at home, was advised to leave residence but he refused, police says

Kashmir IG Vijay Kumar says lawyer Babar Qadri was asked by his brother-in-law, a DSP in J&K Police, to leave home for a few days. An SIT has been set up to probe his murder.
Srinagar lawyer Babar Qadri | By special arrangement

Srinagar lawyer Babar Qadri shot dead, police launch hunt for gunmen & step up security  

Babar Qadri was a prominent lawyer in Srinagar who often took up cases of juveniles booked by the state.
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Soldier, on way to Delhi with two minor girls, arrested at Srinagar airport

Officials revealed that soldier of the Rashtriya Rifles, posted in Bandipora, and the two minor girls are being questioned about the motive behind the trip to Delhi.

Kashmir teacher, who uses scrap material to educate poor kids, selected for national award

Roohi Sultana is among 47 educators who have been selected for the prestigious National Teachers Award 2020. She has been selected for her innovative teaching methods.
Covid-19 testing in Srinagar, Kashmir | Representational photo | ANI

Central team set to visit Kashmir this week as Covid cases spike in 3 districts

Niti Aayog member Dr V.K. Paul and NCDC chief Dr S.K. Singh will be in J&K on 27 August to take stock of the situation in Srinagar, Baramulla and Pulwama.
Security personnel stand guard at the spot after a militant attack, at Nowgam bypass in Srinagar, Friday, Aug 14, 2020 | PTI

Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists gun down 2 policemen outside Srinagar

Police say the terrorists, who fired indiscriminately at a police party near Nowgam bypass Friday morning, have been identified and will be neutralised soon.
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J&K imposes curfew in Srinagar ahead of first anniversary of Article 370 being scrapped

Curfew has been imposed with immediate effect until 5 August. Authorities say they have received inputs that separatist & Pakistan-sponsored groups are planning to observe a Black Day.
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NIA arrests bank manager in Jammu & Kashmir narco-terror case

Afaq Ahmad Wani is the fourth person to have been arrested after the drug syndicate operating in Jammu and Kashmir was busted last month.
Jammu-Srinagar highway wears a deserted look during the nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus | PTI

Authorities order partial lockdown in Srinagar; over 60 containment zones designated.

Srinagar has witnessed a spike in the number of coronavirus cases over the past week. The total number of positive cases stands at 1,611.

On Camera

Lalu’s loyalty to secularism is Tejashwi Yadav’s biggest political test in Modi’s India

In 1990, when then BJP president L.K. Advani was carrying out his rath yatra unbridled, it was Lalu Yadav as CM who had dared to stop him from entering Bihar.
Representational image. | A five gram gold coin sits on a counter inside a Titan Co. Tanishq jewellery store in Mumbai. | Photo: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Tatas got panned for Tanishq ad. But this state govt is the largest shareholder in Titan

Titan was set up in 1984 as a joint venture between the Tata group and a state govt. While the Tatas own 25.02% stake, the state govt owns 27.88% stake in the company.


Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets his US counterpart Mark Esper at his office in South Block Monday | Twitter | @rajnathsingh

India & US agree on deeper cooperation in Indo-Pacific as Rajnath meets Mark Esper

The hour-long meeting between Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his US counterpart Mark Esper came a day before the bilateral 2+2 ministerial dialogue in Delhi.
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Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.