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1. The Pakistan Army violated ceasefire for the third consecutive day by shelling forward areas and posts along the LoC with mortar bombs in Jammu and Kashmir's Akhnoor and Sunderbani sectors Tuesday.

2. The National Conference (NC) has fielded former Jammu and Kashmir High Court judge Justice (retd) Hasnain Masoodi, known for his landmark judgement on Article 370, from the Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency.

3. A school teacher, who was arrested in connection with a terror case, has died in a police custody here, prompting the department to request for a magisterial inquiry.

4. The Enforcement Directorate Tuesday said it has attached 13 assets located in Jammu and Kashmir in a terror financing case against Pakistan-based terrorist Syed Salahuddin, the chief of the globally banned outfit Hizbul Mujahideen.

5. National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah on Tuesday demanded a time-bound investigation into the custodial death of a school teacher in Jammu and Kashmir and exemplary punishment to those responsible for the death.

6. India has neither forgotten nor will forget the Pulwama terror attack and the country's leadership is "capable and courageous" to mete out effective responses to such acts, NSA Ajit Doval said Tuesday.

7. In one of the rare occasions, President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday awarded Shaurya Chakra to 16-year-old Irfan Ramzan Sheikh for fighting terrorists who attacked his residence in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.

8. Non-gazetted employees of the Jammu and Kashmir Information Department went on a strike Tuesday, demanding revocation of the suspension order of an assistant information officer in Kupwara district.

9. The CRPF will not officially celebrate Holi this year as a mark of respect to its 40 jawans martyred last month in a suicide attack in Jammu and Kashmir, where the force eliminated 210 terrorists in 2018, the force's chief said Tuesday.

10. The Army Tuesday held a meeting with management of the Jammu and Kashmir State Industrial Development Corporation and factory owners of Lassipora industrial estate in Pulwama district to sensitise them on various security issues including presence of foreigners posed as labourers there.

11. A crisis at India's Jet Airways deepened on Tuesday as an increasingly worried government called for an emergency meeting, angry passengers demanded refunds and pilots threatened to go on strike over unpaid salaries.

12. China on Tuesday assured Pakistan of firm support to protect its territorial integrity and dignity during a high-level bilateral strategic dialogue in Beijing.

13. Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party appeared to shut the door on the Congress that had lately been warming up to the idea of an alliance for the Lok Sabha election in Delhi.

14. Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday sharpened her attack at the Narendra Modi government asking it to stop blaming the Congress-led governments of the past and talk about what the Modi government has done in the last five years.


 

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