The holy festival of sacrifice, which falls on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah as per the Islamic lunar calendar will be celebrated on Monday.

Bakra Eid or Bakrid is marked by sacrificing an animal that is close to them to prove their devotion and love for Allah. Post the sacrifice, devotes distribute the offering to family, friends, neighbours and especially to the poor and the needy.

The BJP-led Central government converted Jammu and Kashmir into a Union Territory with the legislature, while hiving off Ladakh as a separate Union Territory without legislature.

J&K DGP Singh said that the overall number of active terrorists in the Valley and in the Jammu region has come down. Asked about the increase in troop numbers in the state, Singh said: "We had been into a number of activities since last few months. Our troops that have been deployed did not get a chance to relax for a while."

Body of one terrorist was recovered after an encounter between terrorists and security forces in Boniyar area of Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Saturday.

Manorama Mohanty, a scientist at the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Ahmedabad told ANI, "Cyclone Vayu will not hit Gujarat. It will pass nearby from Veraval, Porbandar and Dwarka. Its effect will be seen in the coastal regions as there will be strong winds and heavy rain as well."

The finder may contact Air Force on the following numbers -- Landline: 0378-3222164 or on Mobile nos - 9436499477/ 9402077267/ 9402132477.

This was the second successful test of the missile from an aircraft. The first test was carried out in November 2017 against a sea-based target in the Bay of Bengal.

The killed terrorists have been identified as Irfan Manzoor Bhat, a resident of Poniwah village in Kulgam; the other Zahid Ahmad Mantoo hails from Ferripora Shopian.

Former Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCOAS) Lt. General (Retired) Sarath Chand, who had once criticised the BJP led Central government for cuts in defence budgets, joined BJP on Saturday.