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  • According to the police, arms and ammunition have been recovered from them. The two killed were local militants. They have been identified as Naveed Bhat alias Furqan, resident of Qaimoh and Aaqib Yaseen Bhat, also a resident of Qaimoh. The security forces had a specific input about the presence of the militants that triggered the encounter.

    Over 1,000 social media handles were suspended and 10 suspects questioned for alleged misuse of social media in Jammu and Kashmir. The administration was in transition to resume communication and gradually relaxing norms. Filing FIR and ban on social media act as “deterrents to ensure peaceful and a law abiding society.

    Over two years, he pumped money into the property and prepared it for a grand inauguration in April 1990, which was attended by the likes of pop artist Michael Jackson. By that time over a billion dollar had been spent on the Taj, which Trump had declared would be the “eighth wonder of the world.”

    Lieutenant General Kanwal Jeet Singh Dhillon, who heads the strategic Kashmir-based XV corps, started Operation 'Maa' whereby a local terrorist trapped in an encounter is made to talk to his mother in a bid to convince him to return to his normal life.

    The Panchayat by-polls scheduled from March 5 have been deferred for three weeks citing security reasons, however, schedules have been announced for the census exercise and Amarnath Yatra to be conducted in June and July this year as well.

    "The growing US-Indian defence trade has also strengthened the relationship between the two countries. India was once overly dependent on Russia for defence procurement, but in recent years, it has begun to purchase more high-tech defence goods from US suppliers," said Ashley J Tellis, who holds the Tata Chair for Strategic Affairs.

    In Aug 2019, the Centre even withdrew Article 370 (and thus also annulled Article 35(A)) which gave special status to J&K and divided it into two Union Territories.

    Investments by US funds form a whopping 33.21% of AUM in the Indian stock market.

    "Three Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists were killed in an operation in the Tral area," DGP Dilbagh Singh told reporters here. Singh said the slain militants have been identified as Jehangir Ahmad Wani, who had taken over the command of the outfit in the area after the killing of Hammad, Raja Umer Maqbool and Sadaat Ahmad Thokar.

    The Nifty PSU Bank index was trading 0.75 per cent up at 2163.55 .

    The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Tuesday deferred the panchayat bypolls for a few weeks citing security concerns raised by the law enforcing agencies.

    The polling was slated for March 5, March 7, March 9, March 12, March 14, March 16, March 18 and March 20.

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