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Pampore encounter: Son of separatist group's leader among 105 employees evacuated from EDI building

Mueed, along with dozens of other employees, had shifted to the hostel building of EDI where police later evacuated him along with 105 employees.

Pampore: Encounter ends; bodies of 2 terrorist found in EDI building

Three army commandos, including two Captains, and a militant were killed on Sunday in the fierce gunfight with a group of terrorists holed up inside a government building on the outskirts of Srinagar, raising the toll to seven in the encounter that began yesterday afternoon.


Army bids adieu to Captain Tushar Mahajan killed in Pampore encounter

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Udhampur Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, DIG Udhampur-Reasi range, SSP Udhampur besides other officials of the police and civil administration also paid tributes.

Pampore encounter: Fresh firing between militants, security forces

Militants inside the Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) building, which is up in flames, engaged security forces in intermittent exchange of fire from 5.30 am, a police official said.

Pampore encounter: He rejoined duty in Valley just 10 days ago

Tushar Mahajan of the 9 Para, who belonged to Udhampur, were injured during the encounter and later succumbed at the Army hospital.

Pampore Encounter: Three commandos killed, encounter enters Day 3

Militants holed up in govt building, seven killed so far; security forces recover body of one militant


No quota, no azadi, I want my razai: Captain Pawan Kumar who died fighting terrorists

For Captain Pawan Kumar, a Jat and a JNU degree holder, all that mattered was love for the country and not calls of "azadi" on the campus or reservation demand by his community members in Haryana.

Two CRPF men killed in J&K strike, Pampore encounter continues

Militants attacked CRPF jawans on the national highway in the evening and then took refuge inside the neighboring EDI building in which two jawans were killed.

J&K government to give 50 pc rebate to tourists this Diwali

J&K Tourism Development Corporation will provide 50 pc rebate on lodging and transport charges.

'LeT man killed in Shopian had a hand in Hyderpora attack'

The four including the LeT militant reportedly shot dead by CRPF at a security check point had Chinese grenades and pistols,an officer said.

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Last rites of Pampore bravehearts performed with full state honours

Udhampur/Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 22 (ANI): The last rites of Captain Tushar Mahajan, who was martyred while fighting the terrorists at Pampore in Jammu and Kashmir, was performed with full military honours in Udhampur on Monday. Captain Mahajan was injured on Friday when he was leading a team to smoke-out the terrorists holed up inside a building near Srinagar. He succumbed to the injuries at 92 Base Hospital last evening. Meanwhile, last rites of Havaldar Raj Kumar Rana were performed by his daughter in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh.

Tushar had passion to serve the nation: slain Captain's father

Udhampur (J&K), Feb 22 (ANI): After paying tribute to his son on Monday, father of Captain Tushar Mahajan, who died in the ongoing Pampore encounter, said the braveheart had immense passion to serve the nation. He added that the late captain fulfilled his aspirations by his own self. 26-year-old 9 Paramilitary Army Captain Tushar Mahajan, who hailed from Udhampur in Jammu and Kashmir, was leading his team in the ongoing operation in Pampore when he was martyred.


Pampore encounter: Wreath laying ceremony of soldiers held in Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar, Feb 22 (ANI): The nation paid tribute to the sacrifices of 9 Paramilitary Army Captain Tushar Mahajan and Lance Naik Commando Om Prakash, who were martyred during the ongoing encounter in Pampore in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, as a wreath laying ceremony was held for the bravehearts in Srinagar on Monday. 26-year-old Captain Tushar Mahajan, who hailed from Udhampur in Jammu and Kashmir, was leading his team in the ongoing operation in Pampore when he was martyred. 32-year-old late Lance Naik Om Prakash hailed from Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, and is survived by his parents, wife and two daughters, aged 7 and 3.

Pampore encounter enters day 3

Pampore, Feb 22 (ANI): The gunfight between security forces and terrorists underway in Pampore, Jammu and Kashmir, entered the third day on Monday with the death toll reaching to seven, including one terrorist. The terrorists are holed up inside the multi-storeyed government complex of Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) on the Jammu- Srinagar National Highway. The entire area has been cordoned off as security forces are engaged heavily with the terrorists.