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Nagrota

Town in Jammu and Kashmir, India

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Nagrota: Town in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Nagrota is a town located in the Jammu district of Jammu and Kashmir in India. It is located on National highway 44 between Jammu city and Udhampur. It is situated on the bank of River Tawi. Nagrota along with Kashmiri Pandit Migrant town of Jagti straddle the national highway. Nagrota is the first shrine stoppage for Shri Mata Vaishno Devi. The Kol-Kandoli temple is a mandate for completing the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi pilgrimage. Nagrota has an extension of Jammu Industries having Oil Depots and Godowns.It serves as headquarter of the XVI Corps (India) also known as the 'White Knight Corp'.

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NIA to investigate Nagrota encounter case


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Nagrota terror attack: BSF team went 200 meters inside Pakistan to unearth tunnel used by terrorists, says official

The 150-metre long underground tunnel used by terrorists to infiltrate into India was detected near the border of Jammu and Kashmir's Samba sector.
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India shares evidence of Pak's involvement in Nagrota attack with international community

India's foreign secretary Harsh Shringla briefed the first set of foreign envoys of Pakistan's involvement in the Nagrota terror attack on Monday.
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Foreign Secretary briefs envoys of key nations on attempts by Pakistan-based JeM to carry out terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Monday briefed a group of foreign envoys, including from the US, Russia and France on the planned terror attack by Pakistan-based terrorist group JeM in..
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200-metre long underground tunnel used by Jaish men killed in Nagrota, found

In further evidence of Pakistan origins of the four Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists killed on November 19 in Nagrota, Jammu, the BSF and J&K Police on Sunday unearthed the cross-border, underground tunnel..
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Nagrota encounter: Evidence shows terrorists were in touch with Pak handlers

Investigations into the Nagrota encounter case have revealed that the four slain Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists were in constant touch with their handlers in Pakistan. According to sources,..
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How Indian forces foiled Jaish attack planned by Masood Azhar's brother

The four terrorists who were gunned by security forces during an encounter in Jammu & Kashmir's Nagrota on Thursday were tasked by the Pakistani spy agency ISI to carry out a Pulwama-like suicide..
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India expresses strong concern to Pakistan High Commission official over Nagrota encounter

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Saturday summoned Pakistan High Commission's official over the Nagrota encounter, where four terrorists were neutralised. According to sources, India conveyed..
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MEA summons top Pak diplomat over Nagrota incident, asks Pakistan to stop supporting terrorism from their soil

India conveyed strong concern to Aftab Hassan Khan, the acting head of the Pakistan high commission, over terror attack planned by JeM in UT of J&K.
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Pak-based Jaish trying to target J&K polls: PM

A clear and irrefutable link establishing Pakistani origins of the four terrorists killed on Thursday in Nagrota has emerged, leading PM Narendra Modi to directly name "Pakistan-based terrorist..
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PM Modi reviews Nagrota encounter with home minister, intelligence officers

Army and police operations were appreciated in this regard. Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Narwane has given a clear warning to terrorists from Pak.
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Terrorists crossing LoC won't be able to go back, says Army Chief on Nagrota operation

Army Chief General Naravane asserts that whoever crosses the LoC won't be able to go back after the successful operation in Nagrota.
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Nagrota: Yet another success of new border grid


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Four JeM terrorists killed in Jammu encounter

Four terrorists travelling in a truck were killed on Thursday morning during an ongoing encounter near Nagrota in J&K' Jammu district, top police officials said.
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J&K: Four terrorists gunned down in Nagrota district

The Jammu-Srinagar national highway was closed in view of the encounter and security has also been tightened in the Nagrota area.
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NIA raids houses of terrorists in Pulwama

National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday conducted raids in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district in connection with the encounter that had taken place at Ban toll plaza near Nagrota on January..
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Pulwama bomber’s cousin held, 3 Jaish men killed in encounter

An alert police constable helped avert a major tragedy after he noticed terrorists hiding inside a “cavity” in a truck — driven by the Pulwama suicide bomber’s cousin — that was intercepted..
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Lt Gen Paramjit Singh to be new DGMO of Army

Lt Gen Singh, currently serving as GOC of the Army's Nagrota-based XVI Corps, will take over as the new DGMO on October 15.
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