QWrap: 1 Dead in Jammu Grenade Attack; Kashmiri Men Thrashed in UP

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1. 1 Dead, 32 Injured in Grenade Attack in Jammu; Accused Arrested

One person died and as many as 32 people were injured in a grenade attack at a bus stand in Jammu on Thursday, 7 March, confirmed MK Sinha, IGP Jammu.

Three persons are said to be critical. All injured have been shifted to the Government Medical College (GMC) hospital nearby.

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2. Man in Viral Video Thrashing Kashmiri Vendors in Lucknow Arrested

A man was arrested in Lucknow on Thursday, 7 March, after a video of him thrashing Kashmiri street vendors in Lucknow went viral on Wednesday, 6 March, ANI reported.

Condemning the attack, Union Minister Arun Jaitley tweeted that India’s fight was against the separatists and terrorists, and not “innocent” Kashmiris.

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3. Probe PM Modi in Rafale Scam: Rahul Gandhi Reiterates Demand

A day after Rahul Gandhi’s allegation that there “is now enough evidence” to prosecute Narendra Modi, the Congress President addressed a press conference.

On Thursday, 7 March, Gandhi reiterated his demand for the Prime Minister to be investigated.

Accusing the government of manipulating institutions to “save” Modi in the Rafale deal, Gandhi said it has spoken of investigating the media over the theft of Rafale documents but has not probed those involved in the “scam of over Rs 30,000 crore”.

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4. Prithvi Shaw on Aus Injury, World Cup Chances & Virat Kohli

Nineteen-year-old Test cricketer Prithvi Shaw was one of the players invited by Nike to showcase the new Indian jersey for this summer’s ICC World Cup.

The 2018 Under-19 World Cup winning captain made his debut in the white uniform against the Windies at home last year, smashing a century in his first series, but has since been on the sidelines after injuring his ankle at the start of the Test series in Australia.

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5. Watch: Every Question You Have About ‘Uri’ Answered by the Team

If you haven’t heard the dialogue, “How’s the josh?” then you are definitely living under a rock. It’s been a couple of months since Uri released and the movie has already hit over Rs 200 crore at the box office.

Based on the surgical strikes that took place in September 2016, the movie shows how the insurgency in September irked sentiments across the country and the government planned the operations with the Indian Army.

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6. 300 Active Phones at Balakot JeM Camp: How Credible is NTRO Claim?

On 4 March, the Asian News International (ANI) published an article which was based on an NTRO (National Technical Research Organisation) source saying:

“Just before the Indian Air Force (IAF) struck the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror camp in Balakot on 26 February, technical surveillance had found 300 mobile phones active at the facility, giving clear indication of the total number of inmates housed there.”

The report was immediately picked by every media. We too reported the news. We believe that NTRO could’ve intercepted 300 active mobile phones. But the information that has come out in the public domain is insufficient.

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