The development also comes at a time when the White House and Trump's legal team are readying for the next phase of the process after nearly a month waiting for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to transmit the articles of impeachment.

Vir Chakra awardee Varthaman, who shot down a Pakistani F-16 fighter jet post-Balakot operations, had resumed flying operations on August 23 after medical clearance.

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."

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