At least two cops were martyred after terrorists attacked a joint team of police and CRPF in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore, 2 civilians were also killed; The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has formed an alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) for the Punjab Assembly elections in 2022; Congress leader Sachin Pilot is in Delhi to try and meet with the party leadership on demands that he says have remained unresolved months after he was promised a solution. All this and more news at 2 PM.
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An encounter underway at Nathipora area of Sopore in JandK on May 05. Police and security forces are carrying out the operation. One foreign terrorist involved in killing of two councillors and a policeman (in Sopore last month), is trapped in the encounter. More details are awaited.
In its first major political move after the bifurcation of J&K in 2019, the Centre has reached out to parties in the Valley for a meeting on June 24. The Centre has sent feelers to leaders in J&K amid speculaton that elections could be held there soon after a delimitation exercise. There are also rumours of a possible return to statehood after the region was reduced to a union territory post the abrogation of Article 370.
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CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury's elder son Ashish died of Covid-19 on Thursday. Ashish, who would have turned 35 on June 9, was admitted to Gurgaon’s Medanta Hospital. Ashish breathed his last at 5.30 am following a two-week battle with coronavirus. PM Narendra Modi expressed his condolences on the 'tragic and untimely demise’. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee condoled the death of Ashish Yechury. National Conference leader Omar Abdullah also condoled Ashish's demise. Ashish's demise comes amid the devastating second wave of Covid-19 pandemic. Nearly 3 lakh fresh cases and over 2,000 deaths were reported in India on Wednesday.
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BJP's Kashmir unit came together to pay tribute to chairman Municipal committee Tral and BJP leader Rakesh Pandita who was killed yesterday in an attack by unidentified gunmen. All senior leaders and party workers were present in tribute ceremony at Party office Srinagar .
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According to official data, the number of daily cases in Kashmir has remained consistently under the 4000 mark for the past week. The corona curfew in Kashmir has been extended till May 31. 60km away from Srinagar are far-flung areas of the district Budgam in Kashmir, The administration with the help of some hardworking doctors has started door to door sampling and Covid testing in the region.
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Tariq Ahmed Patloo operates Srinagar's first floating ambulance service. Tariq's boat has been built into an ambulance. It floats on the Dal Lake of Jammu and Kashmir.
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