J&K: NIA arrests three in weapon snatching case

New Delhi, Mar 13: The National Investigation Agency has arrested three persons in connection with a weapons theft case in Jammu and Kashmir.

The NIA arrested Parveez Ahmed Wani, Javid Yousuf Darand Subzar Ahmad Kumar.
The case relates to theft of weapons from the guard room of official residence of Aijaz Ahmad Mir, Ex-MLA of Wachi.

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Kashmir to Delhi, ED set to attach properties of Separatists worth Rs 9 crore

New Delhi, Mar 13: The Enforcement Directorate will continue to attach properties of Kashmir separatists, in connection with the terror funding probe. Earlier this week, the ED attached a property belonging to Zahoor Watali, a fund manager for the separatists.

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Terror funding: ED attaches plush property of Kashmir separatist’s fund manager

New Delhi, Mar 12: Taking the fight to the separatists and furthering its probe in the terror funding case, the Enforcement Directorate has attached a plush property belonging to Zahoor Watali.

His immovable property in Gurugram, Haryana was attached by the officials of the Enforcement Directorate under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act. The attached property is valued at Rs 1.3 crore.

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NIA charges 5 Hizbul operatives for planning terror strikes in Assam

New Delhi, Mar 12: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against five persons associated with the Hizbul Mujahideen for hatching a conspiracy to carry out terror strikes in Assam.

Kamruj Zaman had joined proscribed terrorist organization Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM) in J&K and was imparted 9 months weapon training in the jungles of district Kishtwar, J&K. On 8 April 2018, a photograph of his brandishing an automatic AK-47 rifle emerged on social media, which was posted by Mannan Wani, slain terrorist of the outfit on his Facebook account.

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The 23-year-old electrician behind the Pulwama attack

Srinagar, Mar 11: Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist Mudasir Ahmed Khan, alias ‘Mohd Bhai’, has been identified as the brains behind the Pulwama terror attack.

Piecing together evidence gathered so far, security officials said that 23-year-old Khan, an electrician with a graduate degree hailing from Pulwama district, arranged the vehicle and explosives used in the terror strike.

A resident of Mir Mohalla of Tral, Khan joined the Jaish-e-Mohammed sometime in 2017 as an overground worker and was later drawn into the JeM fold by Noor Mohammed Tantrey, alias ‘Noor Trali’, who is believed to have helped in the revival of the terror outfit in Kashmir Valley.

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Pulwama attack avenged: Mastermind gunned down by security forces

Srinagar, Mar 11: The mastermind of the February 14 Pulwama terror attack that killed 40 CRPF personnel is believed to have been killed in an encounter in the Tral area of South Kashmir, officials said on Monday.

The encounter in Pinglish area of Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district lasted past midnight in which Jaish-e-Muhammed (JeM) terrorist Mudasir Ahmed Khan alias ‘Mohd Bhai’ was among the three terrorists killed, the officials said.

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Samjhauta express blast: Twist, turns and when the US blamed Lashkar

New Delhi, Mar 11: The investigations into the Samjhauta Express blast case has witnessed several twists and turns. While the chargesheet by the National Investigation Agency named Swami Aseemanand, Lokesh Sharma, Sunil Joshi, Sandeep Dange and Ramchandra Kalasangra alias Ramji as accused in the case, a probe into the role of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba had also been probed.

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With hours to go before Masood Azhar’s listing, China keeps all guessing

New Delhi, Mar 12: New Delhi has reached out to key players ahead of listing of Masood Azhar by the United Nations Security Council.

India reached out to Saudi Arabia, the US, UAE and Turkey to gain support to list the Jaish-e-Mohammad chief as a global terrorist. Foreign secretary, Vijay Gokhale met with US secretary of state Mike Pompeo in Washington and discussed the issue.

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Between 2009-2011, Separatists got highest funding to tune of Rs 34 billion

New Delhi, Mar 09: In the year 2011, an operative by the name Hira Lal was arrested for circulating money through hawala. He was picked up from a hotel in Srinagar where he was found to be in possession of fake currency.

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Not just Balakot, IAF was ready to hit JeM chief’s home at Bahawalpur too

New Delhi, Mar 09: It was not just Balakot that the Indian agencies had mapped. There were several other targets in Pakistan that had been on the radar of the agencies.

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