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1. Militants on Tuesday carried out two predawn attacks on security forces in Pulwama and Anantnag districts of Jammu and Kashmir, killing two police personnel and leaving 11 others injured.

2. Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said militants "will only have themselves to blame" if security forces hit them harder than before after the Centre's peace initiative ends.

3. Government on Tuesday issued order postponing Cabinet meeting which was scheduled to be held on June 13.

4. General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the Srinagar-based Chinar Corps, Lieutenant General A K Bhatt on Tuesday said there is no indication of militant recruitments during suspension of the security operations against militants.

5. BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav called on Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra on Tuesday and discussed issues including the forthcoming Amarnath Yatra.

6. National Conference (NC) leader Devender Singh Rana today accused the BJP of resorting to making false promises and indulging in rhetoric with an eye on next year's Lok Sabha polls.

7. Livid residents of Zanskar in the tourist hotspot of Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir have threatened to call a complete shutdown in the picturesque valley if their demands for round the clock power supply, better roads and telecom services aren't met within a week.

8. Grants-in-aid amounting to Rs 14.30 crore has been sanctioned for block level sports in Jammu and Kashmir.

9. Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of insulting his "mentor" LK Advani, drawing criticism by the BJP that the country is watching how the chief of the oldest political party is behaving.

10. Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is stable and will continue to be hospitalised till his infection is controlled, said Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Tuesday.

11. The weather man has predicted dry weather for the next three days, indicating rise in temperatures across the Jammu region.


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Gaurav Sharma