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No 'Jehad' in Kashmir, I was misled in Pak: HM militant

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Plan disclosed, India can face another attack 
56 militants infiltrated in Valley, 32 killed: Army  
Pak militant, arrested on Saturday from Gurez sector warned the army of another Mumbai-like terror attack which can be launched by the terror operatives anytime.
A huge cache of arms and ammunition was also recovered from his possession, Army spokesperson Brig Gurmeet Singh said at a press conference on Saturday. 
According to the sources, as many as 120 militants have entered Indian borders. Out of these, 31 militants have been neutralized so far. About 89 militants are continuing with the mission to conduct another Mumbai-like blast in India.
The Hizbul Mujahideen militant, identified as Syed Moin-ul Shah, hails from Pakistan's North West Frontier Province and underwent training in Mansera. He was caught while trying to return to Pakistan. Moin-ul Shah said, ‘We had a huge cache of arms and ammunition with us. We intend to conduct more attacks in India. We were all trained in Pak.'…

World famous Dal Lake cleaning operation begins

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Calls for restoring its originality 
Continuing with its efforts to restore grandeur and originality of the world famous Dal Lake, the Jammu and Kashmir Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) has launched a massive manual de-weeding of the lake alongside mechanical process with increased number of labourers.
Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Mr. Masuad Samoon inaugurated the manual de-weeding operation, Spring-2009 at Oberai Ghat of the Dal Lake today in presence of Vice-Chairman, LAWDA, Irfan Yaseen and other officers besides media persons.
Highlighting the significance of the traditional de-weeding operation of the Dal and Nigeen Lakes, the Divisional Commissioner said that restoring the pristine glory of the Dal is a top priority with the present government. He said, the Dal is our heritage which we have to preserve for our posterity. He called for coordinated efforts by all of us to keep the Dal free from pollution and extending cooperation to LAWDA in preserving and con…

Chinar Heritage Park at KU soon

To develop a Chinar heritage park at Naseem Bagh Campus, Kashmir University has shifted 30 families of administrative staff to other quarters of the varsity. 
At the same time some structures in Naseem Bagh have been demolished to open up the space. In addition 400 new Chinars have been planted in KU campus. It may be mentioned that Vice Chancellor has already banned new constructions at the Naseem Bagh campus. The nature lovers and civil society have highly appreciated this initiative.