#Jammu and Kashmir

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Mother of 22-year-old Aakash Mehra, who was shot and injured by militants on February 17 in Srinagar, wails during his funeral at Janipur Colony in Jammu. (PTI Photo)

  • 22-year-old Akash Mehra was critically injured after being shot by terrorists at close range
  • The attack was claimed by the Muslim Janbaz Force, a terror outfit active in the early 1990s
  • Mehra had been undergoing treatment at the SMHS hospital for the last 10 days

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Family members of 22-year-old Akash Mehra, who was shot and injured by terrorists on February 17 in Srinagar, carry his mortal remains for cremation. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Former chief ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti tweeted on Akash Mehra's demise
  • Mehra was undergoing treatment at a Srinagar hospital for over a week
  • Three men have been arrested in the case

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava addressed the media on Thursday. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • Armies of India and Pakistan have agreed to strictly observe all their ceasefire agreements 
  • India is committed to addressing issues with Pakistan in a peaceful and bilateral manner, the MEA spokesperson said
  • India and Pakistan signed a ceasefire agreement in 2003

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
BMC volunteers during a COVID-19 awareness campaign at Dharavi, as coronavirus cases rise across in Mumbai. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Several states are witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases
  • High-level teams have been deputed to states including Maharashtra, Kerala, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh 
  • Health Secretary wrote a letter to five states and asked them to undertake aggressive measures against coronavirus 

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Friday's attack took place on a high-security airport road in Srinagar. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ANI)

  • CCTV footage showed a gunman opening fire at a police party and fleeing the scene
  • The area was cordoned off following the attack and a search was underway for the attackers
  • A wreath-laying ceremony of the martyred policemen was held on Friday evening

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Security personnel inspect the site of encounter at Nagrota Ban toll plaza in Jammu. (PTI Photo)

  • Three militants were killed in an encounters in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district
  • Another encounter in Shopian led to the death of a police personnel
  • Officials said that the militants in Shopian were affiliated with Al-Badr and were local militants

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The militants shot the victim in his shop. (Photo credit: Representational/unsplash)

  • A civilian was injured after militants opened fire at him in the high-security Durganag area
  • Police said the victim was rushed to the hospital in an injured condition
  • The attack comes on a day when a group of envoys from EU and OIC began a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir

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Officials said security around all important locations were strengthened and checking was intensified after they received information that terror groups were planning an attack on the second anniversary of the Pulwama attack. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ANI)

  • Powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was recovered from a nursing student
  • In a sperate operation, 15 smaller IEDs and six pistols were recovered in Samba district
  • Mukesh Singh, Inspector General of Jammu Range, said they had inputs of terror groups wanting to trigger a major blast

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The paramilitary force remembered the bravehearts and said, the country 'did not forgive' and 'will not forget' their supreme sacrifice. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • On February 14, 2019, 40 CRPF personnel were killed in the Pulwama terror attack
  • The CRPF held a wreath laying ceremony at its camp in Lethpora in Jammu and Kashmir
  • Several Bollywod celebrities also paid homage to the Pulwama martyrs

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Omar Abdullah also claimed that his house staff was not being let inside his home. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Omar Abdullah said he and his family have been put under house arrest by authorities
  • He also posted some pictures showing police vehicles outside his house
  • Mehbooba Mufti also claimed to be put under house arrest ahead of her visit to the family of a militant