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1. A soldier was martyred and two militants were killed in a fierce encounter in Shopian district of South Kashmir last night while a massive operation has been launched in Kalaroos area of North Kashmir's Kupwara district after militants attacked an army camp.

2. Union minister Jitendra Singh on Saturday played down the heightened rhetoric by Beijing over the Doklam standoff and said that India was fully equipped to face any challenge.

3. An army soldier was martyred and a civilian woman was killed when Pakistani troops attacked a security post and shelled a village along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, violating ceasefire again on Saturday.

4. The Indian Army is giving a befitting reply to Pakistan's ceasefire violations by firing 10 bullets for every Pakistani bullet across the LoC, Jammu and Kashmir's deputy chief minister Nirmal Singh said on Saturday.

5. Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday hit out at the Modi government over farmer and unemployment issues, accusing it of making "hollow" and "false" promises".

6. The BJP Core Group, which met at Guest House in Jammu on Saturday, stressed on more coordination between the coalition partners to remove the confusions created by Opposition parties on various issues.

7. Chief Minister and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday met BJP general secretary, Incharge Jammu and Kashmir, Ram Madhav in New Delhi to discuss with him the issue of Article 35A of the Constitution of India.

8. The High Court said that the Government has exclusive powers for land acquisition for public interest project for which acquisition is undertaken, is for beneficial of larger interests.

9. The High Court has held that court while dealing with a contempt petition has to consider only whether the direction or judgment of the Court passed in regular proceeding, has been complied with or not.


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