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Jammu and Kashmir: Lashkar operative killed, first encounter after Article 370 scrapped

In Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, a Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militant Momin Gojri) and a special police officer (Billal Ahmad) were killed while a sub-inspector has been injured in an encounter with ultras. A police official stated that the encounter is the first anti-military operation in Kashmir since August 5 when the Centre abrogated Article 370. He further said that the slain militant has been identified as Momin Gojri who was affiliated with LeT outfit and was involved in several terror crime cases. The official added arms and ammunition were recovered from the site. Src: https://bit.ly/2Z7cVaF

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Uttrakhand: 3 killed after flood relief chopper strangled in cable and crashed

In Uttrakhand's Uttarkashi district, three people have lost their lives as a helicopter carrying relief material for the victims of rain-affected areas of Uttrakhand crashed. The chopper belonged to Heritage Aviation and was being flown by Rajpal with co-pilot Kaptan Lal. Ramesh Sawar, a local was also a part of rescue operations. SDRF Media in-charge stated, "All the three persons on-board the helicopter have died in the crash. Their bodies have been recovered". Src: https://bit.ly/2TRAgHv

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Modi govt using CBI & Enforcement Directorate to character assassinate P Chidambaram ‘Disgraceful misuse of power’: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi slammed Modi govt over former Finance Minister P Chidambaram facing arrest in the Indian International Exchange (INX) Media case. Rahul Gandhi on his Twitter handle wrote, "Modi govt is using the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) & sections of a spineless media to character assassinate Mr. Chidambaram. I strongly condemn this disgraceful misuse of power". Gandhi added that the FIR was politically motivated and an act of vendetta. The remarks came as Chidambaram moved to the Supreme Court for an urgent hearing after Delhi Court rejected his anticipatory bail seeking relief from arrest in the case by the CBI and ED. Src: https://bit.ly/33PLTTV

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Despite India's conservation efforts, global tiger population in danger

More than 2,300 endangered tigers have been killed and illegally trafficked since the end of the century. According to the media reports, with an average of more than 120 illegally trafficked tigers seized each year, which amounts to over two each week since 2000. The conservation group Traffic warned that there was little sign of respite for the species. Traffic's Southeast Asia operations head, Kanitha Krishnasamy stated, "The numbers were deeply concerning and it looks like we are losing this fight". It is still estimated that there are less than 3,900 tigers left in the wild globally. Src: https://bit.ly/2NluYDa

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