According to ANI, one policeman was killed and two were injured in the incident.
As Rajnath Singh said that the central government would do nothing on the issue of article 35A that would go against t he aspirations of the people of Kashmir, Abdullah tweeted: "This is a very important statement from the Union Home Minister". He leaves for Jammu on Monday.
The officials said that during the Home Minister's visit the Pakistani troops have violated the November 2003 ceasefire agreement by opening fire towards the Indian forward positions and civilian areas twice, so far, along the Line of Control in Poonch district.
He said his ministry has allotted funds for opening of a trauma centre and purchase of bullet proof vehicles for personnel of J&K Police. He said that he had a message of Prime Minister Narendera Modi acknowledging the bravery of the police in the state.
"Kashmir will be terror free and no force can stop Kashmir from becoming heaven again".
Announcing a special drive to boost tourism, Singh said, "We want Kashmiris to live a life of honour, sans terrorism".
The Home minister was welcomed at the Naushera campus by ADG BSF Western Command, Kamal Nayan Chaubey and IG BSF Jammu Frontier Ram Awatar.
Singh's in visit is considered a follow-up to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Independence Day speech in which he had sounded a fresh reach-out to the people of the Kashmir Valley.
"We are also considering helicopters services to CRPF in J&K", he added.
Singh said the government has launched "Bharat Ke Veer" programme to support the families of the martyrs. Courage can not be purchased from any market. "You are born with unassailable & unmatched courage".
"All Party Delegation during its visit to Valley past year made an initiative for talks and so was done by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti".
Addressing the media before leaving on two-day visit to Jammu, he said the controversy round article 35A was a non-issue that was being unfortunately raked up. In a memorandum to the home minister, the NC registered "its strong protest at the ambiguity that exists on behalf of the central government in defending the state's special status in the Supreme Court". "It is high time these words are translated into reality".
BJP has said that it will welcome the decision of the Supreme Court to abrogate Article 35-A.
Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth II and the extended families of both William and Catherine are said to be "delighted with the news". Kensington Palace tweeted the news that Prince George and Princess Charlotte would be joined by a royal sibling.
Flicking or swiping gestures could replace the home button function, enabling the handset face to appear nearly all-screen. According to 9to5Mac, the iOS 11 GM leak gives a peek into the iPhone 8 and other Apple devices ahead of Tuesday's launch.
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Myanmar denies Rohingya exist as an ethnic group and says those living in Rakhine are illegal migrants from Bangladesh. But Myanmar labels them "extremist Bengali terrorists" intent on carving out an Islamic enclave for the Rohingya.
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Louisiana Tech head football coach Skip Holtz details why it's important for his team to play teams from Power Five conferences. On second down and goal to goal from the Mississippi State six-yard line, a shotgun snap sailed high over Smith's head.
It could take years for the credit reporting company to end the legal fallout from the unprecedented breach. Security experts are recommending consumers whose data was stolen place credit freezes on their accounts.
Ceremonies will be held at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and at the crash site of Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. She is making a documentary about the children who lost parents in the attacks.
A flyweight contender bout between Henry Cejudo and Wilson Reis was moved to the pay-per-view card, which begins at 7 p.m. Shevchenko is also a powerful striker, but relies a little more on her grappling game.
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Clinton contended that she had to fight forces in the 2016 race that were "unlike anything that I've ever seen or read about". She added: "I understood that there were many Americans who, because of the financial crash, there was anger.
Hurricane Harvey rescuers turned to walkie-talkie app Zello while working to save thousands trapped by floodwaters last week. The Austin-based push-to-talk app Zello proved to be reliable in Houston flood rescue efforts.
Manchester United v FC Basel
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South Koreans doubt North Korea will start war
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Sopore encounter : 1 militant killed, operation continues
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Anderson bowls England to series victory at Lord's
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