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Hyderpora encounter: HC orders Jammu and Kashmir admn to exhume third body

Jammu and Kashmir HC on Friday ordered the authorities to exhume the body of Amir Latief Magrey, one of the four people killed in the Hyderpora encounter last year, and hand over the body to his family for burial.
The four people were killed in the outskirts of Srinagar on November 15, 2021. While police said all of them were terrorists and buried their bodies in Kupwara in north Kashmir, the families of the deceased dismissed the claims. The Jammu and Kashmir HC on Friday ordered the authorities to exhume the body of Amir Latief Magrey, one of the four people killed in the Hyderpora encounter last year. (HT Photo/ Representational image)
The four people were killed in the outskirts of Srinagar on November 15, 2021. While police said all of them were terrorists and buried their bodies in Kupwara in north Kashmir, the families of the deceased dismissed the claims. The Jammu and Kashmir HC on Friday ordered the authorities to exhume the body of Amir Latief Magrey, one of the four people killed in the Hyderpora encounter last year. (HT Photo/ Representational image)
Published on May 28, 2022 02:32 AM IST
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Chandigarh’s daily Covid cases dip to 15

Mohali logged seven cases and Panchkula one, taking tricity’s daily Covid tally to 23, lower than 30 the day before.
Those found infected in Chandigarh are residents of Sectors 15, 19, 22, 25, 26, 27, 33, 42 and 47, Dhanas and Manimajra. (Representative Image/Reuters)
Those found infected in Chandigarh are residents of Sectors 15, 19, 22, 25, 26, 27, 33, 42 and 47, Dhanas and Manimajra. (Representative Image/Reuters)
Published on May 28, 2022 02:29 AM IST
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By, Chandigarh/mohali/panchkula

Mehbooba, Omar visit slain YouTuber Amreen Bhat’s home; slam Central, J&K governments

People’s Democratic Party(PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti and National Conference(NC) vice-president Omar Abdullah visited the home of slain YouTuber Amreen Bhat at Chadoora on Friday
Jammu and Kashmir People's Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti meets with family members of YouTuber Amreen Bhat, who was recently killed by terrorists on May 25, at her residence, Chadoora, in Budgam on Friday. (ANI)
Jammu and Kashmir People's Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti meets with family members of YouTuber Amreen Bhat, who was recently killed by terrorists on May 25, at her residence, Chadoora, in Budgam on Friday. (ANI)
Published on May 28, 2022 02:28 AM IST
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Mohali | Six held for trying to sell retd Colonel’s 10 acres

A vigilant property dealer’s suspicions led to the arrest of six men who were trying to sell a retired army officer’s land using forged documents.
On investigation, police found that the land was owned by a retired army officer, Colonel Harmohinder Singh Pannu, and the accused had prepared fake documents of the land. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
On investigation, police found that the land was owned by a retired army officer, Colonel Harmohinder Singh Pannu, and the accused had prepared fake documents of the land. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on May 28, 2022 02:26 AM IST
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Chandigarh | Snatchers target food delivery boy in Sector 24

Two motorcycle-borne men snatched the mobile phone of a food delivery boy near the Sector-24/25 light point in Chandigarh
The food delivery boy was going to Sector 24, Chandigarh, to pick up an order for delivery around 10 pm. On the way, he stopped near the Sector-24/25 light point to answer a phone call, when two men on a motorcycle suddenly snatched his phone and sped away. (Representative Image/Ht File)
The food delivery boy was going to Sector 24, Chandigarh, to pick up an order for delivery around 10 pm. On the way, he stopped near the Sector-24/25 light point to answer a phone call, when two men on a motorcycle suddenly snatched his phone and sped away. (Representative Image/Ht File)
Published on May 28, 2022 02:24 AM IST
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TADA court summons Rubaiya Sayeed in her 1989 abduction case

A TADA court has summoned Rubaiya Sayeed, daughter of ex-chief minister late Mufti Mohammed Sayeed, in a case pertaining to her abduction in 1989 allegedly involving terrorist-turned-separatist Yasin Malik
According to the CBI case, the accused had kidnapped Rubaiya Sayeed with an ulterior motive of getting five terrorists released in lieu of Rubaiya Sayeed. Yasin Malik was the one who played a key role in the entire abduction plotted and executed by him and his associates. A TADA Court has summoned Rubaiya Sayeed on July 15 at Jammu. (PTI File Photo)
According to the CBI case, the accused had kidnapped Rubaiya Sayeed with an ulterior motive of getting five terrorists released in lieu of Rubaiya Sayeed. Yasin Malik was the one who played a key role in the entire abduction plotted and executed by him and his associates. A TADA Court has summoned Rubaiya Sayeed on July 15 at Jammu. (PTI File Photo)
Published on May 28, 2022 02:22 AM IST
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Dhanas resident kidnaps, rapes 16-year-old neighbour, held

A resident of Dhanas has been arrested for kidnapping and raping his 16-year-old neighbour; the girl’s parents had alerted the police on May 22 that their neighbour had kidnapped their daughter after promising to marry her
On their complaint, a case under Sections 363 (kidnapping) and 366 (kidnapping, abducting or inducing woman to compel her mar­riage, etc.) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
On their complaint, a case under Sections 363 (kidnapping) and 366 (kidnapping, abducting or inducing woman to compel her mar­riage, etc.) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on May 28, 2022 02:20 AM IST
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Soon, private firms to take up green cover maintenance in Chandigarh

At present, parks are either maintained by the civic body or resident welfare associations (RWAs).The MC General House on Friday green-lighted the proposal to hire private contractors to maintain 1,800 neighbourhood parks in the city, of which 713 are at present being maintained by RWAs, while the civic body looks after around 100 large parks
The municipal corporation will soon be handing over maintenance of parks and green areas in the Union territory to private firms. Initially, the MC will adopt the model in one sector of the city on trial basis. (Keshav Singh/HT)
The municipal corporation will soon be handing over maintenance of parks and green areas in the Union territory to private firms. Initially, the MC will adopt the model in one sector of the city on trial basis. (Keshav Singh/HT)
Updated on May 28, 2022 02:17 AM IST
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2 LeT militants linked to Kashmir YouTuber Amreen Bhat’s killing shot dead

Four LeT militants were killed in two separate encounters in Srinagar and Awantipore. Police said among the killed militants, two were involved in the killing of Kashmir YouTuber Amreen Bhat in Budgam on Wednesday
Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants, involved in the killing of Kashmir YouTuber Amreen Bhat neutralised in a late-night encounter, at Awantipora, in Pulwama on Friday. (ANI)
Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants, involved in the killing of Kashmir YouTuber Amreen Bhat neutralised in a late-night encounter, at Awantipora, in Pulwama on Friday. (ANI)
Published on May 28, 2022 02:13 AM IST
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National Achievement Survey: Pandemic toughest for Class 8 students: Report

As per the National Achievement Survey report, released by the Union ministry of education on May 26, as many as 85% Class 8 students had trouble keeping up with online classes as they had no digital device at home, while 98% experienced anxiety and fear during the pandemic.
Class 8 students were the worst affected during the coronavirus pandemic, while Class 10 students faced the least trouble in arranging digital devices, a National Achievement Survey (NAS, 2021) report on hardships faced by students has revealed. (Keshav Singh/HT)
Class 8 students were the worst affected during the coronavirus pandemic, while Class 10 students faced the least trouble in arranging digital devices, a National Achievement Survey (NAS, 2021) report on hardships faced by students has revealed. (Keshav Singh/HT)
Published on May 28, 2022 02:08 AM IST
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ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh
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