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Blast in car near CRPF convoy in Jammu

A CRPF vehicle was slightly damaged Saturday when a private car went up in flames after an explosion, apparently caused by a gas cylinder, on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, police said. Advertising There were no casualties in the incident that occurred near the Jawahar Tunnel — the gateway to the Kashmir valley — in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district around 10.30 am. “It has not been established whether it was a (terror) attack or not. It has also not been established why the vehicle caught fire,” Governor Satya Pal Malik told reporters in Jammu. “No explosive of sorts, but nothing can be said (at the moment).”

NIA summons Mirwaiz, Naseem Geelani for enquiry

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has summoned the Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, and Naseem Geelani, younger son of hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, for questioning in a 2017 terror financing case, a senior official said. The Mirwaiz is the first top-ranking separatist to be summoned by the NIA.

Both the Mirwaiz and Mr. Naseem Geelani have been asked to appear at the NIA headquarters in New Delhi on Monday.

Kashmir newspapers publish blank front pages to protest govt’s decision to stop ads to two dailies

All the major newspapers in Kashmir came up with blank front pages on Sunday to protest against the government’s decision to “stop advertisements” to two Srinagar-based newspapers. “In protests against the unexplained denial of advertisements to Greater Kashmir and Kashmir Reader,” read the blank front pages of the newspapers published on Sunday.

The decision to come out with blank front pages was taken by the Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) that is also planning a protest march on Sunday afternoon.

The J-K government has stopped government advertisements to two local dailies Greater Kashmir – valley’s largest circulated English daily – and Kashmir Reader, another English daily published from Srinagar.

52 crore sized from Jamat-I-Islam in a move to Choke Terror Fund in Jammu and Kashmir

The crackdown came in the wake of Pulwama attack. PDP workers are protesting on street against the action on separatists and ban on Jama I Islam. Its across the state of Jammu and Kashmir, according to National Media 52 crore assets are siezed by NIA . This is considered as one of the very bold step against separatists and groups who were mobilizing the stone pelters in Jammu and Kashmir . It is also speculated that the next crack down will be on Hurriyat . The latest decision to clamp down Jamat I Islam shows that government is taking all necessary step to curb terrorism.

Jammu and Kashmir: Mobile internet services blocked in parts of Valley after 2 civilians killed in Army firing

 Mobile internet services have been suspended in parts of Kashmir Valley amid a shutdown call by separatists today over the death of two civilians in Army firing in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Saturday evening. The Army says the firing was in "self-defence" when its convoy came under "unprovoked and intense stone pelting" by a mob. The police have registered a case against the Army unit involved in the incident. Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has ordered an inquiry into the incident; she also spoke to Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman who said that she would seek a detailed report on the incident.