#JammuandKashmir

.Srinagar
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visits the Holy Cave at Amarnath in Anantnag district. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • The Shri Amarnath Shrine Board announced on Thursday that it was temporarily suspending the registration 
  • SASB further said that the situation is being constantly monitored
  • Registrations will improve once the situation improves, the SASB said 

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The FATF is a global body against money laundering and terror financing. (Photo credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The Department of Revenue Intelligence Bureau  will coordinate the whole process
  • Officers nominated by the states will be required to undergo training and participate in interviews
  • The mutual evaluation of India's anti-money laundering and terror-financing mechanism got postponed in 2020

.Srinagar
A boy from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir after he was handed over to Pakistan's officials by the Indian authorities at Tithwal crossing bridge located on Kishanganga river, near Karnah, Kupwara. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • The boy had crossed the LOC on Monday
  • The Indian side handed over the boy to Pakistani as a humanitarian gesture
  • "The boy was presented with clothes and sweets," a defence spokesperson said

.Kakapora
At least three terrorists are currently trapped at the site of the encounter. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/ Unsplash)

Security forces on Friday launched an anti-terrorist operation in the Kakapora area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, which has escalated into an encounter.

.Kulgam
hirty-six students of Noorani Public School in Khull area of Damhal Hanjipora in South Kashmir's Kulgam district tested positive during a random sampling drive. (Photo credit: Representational/ PTI)

  • 50 students of two schools in Kulgam and Anantnag districts of J&K tested COVID positive
  • Authorities closed the institutions for a week
  • All the contacts will be tested in the due course of time

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Monday dismissed a petition filed by Mehbooba Mufti. (Photo credit: File/PTI)

  • The court observed that it did not find any reason to interfere with the course of action in the passport row
  • Mehbooba Mufti's passport was rejected on basis of 'adverse' police verification report
  • This is the level of normalcy achieved in Kashmir since Aug 2019, said Mehbooba Mufti

PDP President Mehbooba Mufti addresses a press conference. (Photo credit: File/PTI)

  • Passport office said Mehbooba Mufti's passport application was rejected based on 'adverse' police verification report
  • The former J&K CM's passport application was rejected by the CID
  • Mehbooba can now appeal against the decision at a higher form provided by the MEA

.Lawaypora
Security personnel stand near the house where militants were hiding during an encounter at Lawaypora in December, last year. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • The terrorists had opened fire at the CRPF personnel
  • Sub-inspector Manga Ram Dev Barman died in the attack
  • Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) was involved in the attack, said Inspector-General (IG) of Kashmir Vijay Kumar

.Srinagar
Security personnel search a shop while conducting a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) at Baghat Chowk in Srinagar. (PTI File Photo)

  • Fresh firing erupted on Monday between militants and security forces in Shopian district
  • Vilayat Hussain Lone alias Sajjad Afghani, one of the most wanted militants in kashmir, was killed in fresh exchange of fire
  • One militant -- identified as Jahangir Ahmad Wani of Lashkar-e-Toiba -- was killed in the firefight on Sunday

.Rawalpora, Srinagar
Sajjad Afghani was a top commander of Jaish-e-Mohammed. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/ Unsplash)

  • The security forces launched the operation in the Shopian district on Saturday 
  • The Army received the inputs that few terrorists were hiding in the area.
  • Another terrorist, Jahangir Ahmad Wani, was killed in the gunfight on Sunday