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1. Two persons including an employee of the tourism department died and six others were injured Tuesday when a raft capsized in gushing waters of Lidder stream in Pahalgam tourist resort of Jammu and Kashmir.

2. Two Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists, including one wanted in connection with the Pulwama attack were killed, and an Army soldier was martyred in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Tuesday.

3. At least seven civilians were injured in a grenade attack by militants on a police station in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Tuesday.

4. A major terrorist hideout was busted in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, leading to seizure of a huge cache of arms and ammunition.

5. The Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement headed by former bureaucrat Shah Faesal Tuesday forged a pre-poll alliance in the state with the Awami Ittehad Party led by former MLA Sheikh Abdul Rasheed.

6. The mercury dipped appreciably below normal for this time of the season in Jammu city on Tuesday, giving the residents some respite from the blistering heat.

7. In addition to performing its primary duty of providing security, the CRPF will launch a 'save environment' campaign during the pilgrimage to the 3,880-metre-high holy cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas.

8. Authorities in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir have decided to release the salary of the teaching staff in government-run educational institutes only after submission of attendance certificates duly signed by parents of students and the local sarpanch.

9. Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) has set up helpline for the pilgrims undertaking the annual pilgrimage to holy Amarnath cave shrine.

10. Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday allotted officers to Panchayats across the state for achieving the objectives of the "Back to Village" programme which is being organised across the State from June 20 to June 27.

11. The Army on Tuesday paid rich tribute to three soldiers, who were martyred in two separate incidents in south Kashmir.

12. The first batch of pilgrims from the Jammu and Kashmir undertaking Hajj -2019 pilgrimage will leave Srinagar International Airport for Saudi Arabia on July 4.

13. Ahead of the maiden budget of his second term in office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday brainstormed with top bureaucrats of finance and other ministries to finalise the government's 100-day agenda with a focus to revive the sagging economy and create jobs.


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Gaurav Sharma