Bashir Lashkati

Bashir Lashkati- LeT Commander: 100s participate in the funeral

One year after 1000s participated in Hizbul Mujaihideen Commander- Burhan Wani's funeral, history repeated itself with 100s of Kashmiri localities participating in Bashir Lashkiri- the slain LeT Commander's funeral. Amid curfew like restrictions imposed by authorities and a shut down called by separatists, people gathered in huge numbers on Sunday to attend the funeral.

Bashir Lashkari was killed in an encounter on Saturay between the forces and militants. He was the Lashkar-E-Taiba chief and carried an award of Rs 10 lakhs, he also was a designate A++ militant.


Terrorists hiding inside building in Kashmir's Anantnag

A noteworthy gun battle is in progress between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag since early toward the beginning of today. A lady was killed in crossfiring between security forces and terrorists stayed inside a house in the territory, police said.

"Security forces were fired at when they launched an operation in Batpora village after a tip-off about the terrorists hiding in a house. In the cross firing, the woman was wounded and later succumbed to her injuries," the police said.

One Nation One Tax

‘One Nation One Tax’ regime to be cleared in Jammu and Kashmir by July 6

Jammu and Kashmir is the only state which has not yet implemented the new tax regime which came into force in the country from July 1. It is likely to clear the legislation by July 6. State Finance Minister, Haseeb Drabu attended the midnight launch of GST in Central Hall of Parliament said that in view of differences among the political parties, the state government had set up an all-party consultative group to find a common opinion from one and all. After the second meeting of the consultative group yesterday, the government declared that the parties were in agreement on the extension of the new tax regime.

Amarnath Yatra

Amarnath Yatra : Yatra suspended due to heavy rains

Just a day after the holy Amarnath Yatra began, it has been suspended due to heavy rains and the twin routes of Pahalgam and Baltal have been closed temporarily. The rains have made the tracks slippery at certain places. Braving the unpredictable and dangerous weather, over 6,000 pilgrims on Thursday paid respect at Amarnath amid tight security.

“The pilgrims headed for base camps at Baltal and Nunwan are requested to check the status of the yatra with the control room or helpline set up by the SASB before starting off, ” an official of the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board said.

DPS Srinagar In Wee Hours

J&K: Gunbattle breaks out at DPS Srinagar in wee hours

New Delhi: In Jammu and Kashmir, a gunbattle broke out at DPS Srinagar in the wee hours on Sunday as security forces launched an offensive to flush out terrorists who took refuge inside the school after attacking CRPF personnel in Pantha chowk area yesterday evening.

A police official said, the exchange of firing between security forces and terrorists began around 3.40 AM and is going on intermittently.