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1. A large number of people belonging to the Gujjar community today held protest outside Jammu and Kashmir Forest Minister Chaudhary Lal Singh's residence here against eviction of people, especially members of their tribe, from forest belts.

2. The Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) will next month hear an appeal against state government's refusal to act on the commission order awarding Rs 10-lakh compensation to Farooq Ahmad Dar, who was used as a "human shield" by an Army officer earlier this year.

3. Hundreds of part-time workers today protested in front of the divisional commissioner's office Jammu, demanding regularisation of over 60,000 such people who are working in various government departments in Jammu and Kashmir.

4. As many as 692 people have died and 5,154 injured in 4,146 accidents in Jammu and Kashmir this year till September end.

5. Kashmiri Pandits today termed Article 370 and Article 35A of the Indian Constitution an "unnecessary baggage" of the past and demanded that these laws be repealed.

6. An Army jawan was martyred and a militant was killed in an encounter in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir even as security forces were engaged in a counter insurgency operation in Pulwama district.

7. India marketed its supersonic cruise missile BharMos at the Dubai Air Show, one of the largest and most important aerospace events, on Tuesday.

8. Sixteen people were injured when a bus skidded off the road and rolled down a gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur district this evening.

9. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday strongly pitched for putting in place a rules-based regional security architecture, reflecting growing convergence among major players like India, the US and Japan to have a coherent approach to deal with China's aggressive posturing in the Indo-Pacific region.

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