Security forces launch CASO in Kupwara

Baramulla, Jun 21: Security forces on Friday launched Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in several villages in the frontier district of Kupwara, official sources said. They said on a tip off about the presence of militants, troops of Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir, Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and CRPF launched a joint search […]

Farooq wins Srinagar, Jitendra Singh Udhampur; NC, BJP candidates leading in 2 seats each  

Farooq wins Srinagar, Jitendra Singh Udhampur; NC, BJP candidates leading in 2 seats each  

Srinagar, May 23: National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah has won the Srinagar Parliamentary seat, while the BJP candidate and former union minister Dr Jitendra Singh has won the Udhampur Lok Sabha seat. The National Conference candidates, Akbar Lone and Retd Justice Hasnanin Masoodi are leading in Baramulla and Anantnag seats in north and south […]

BJP set to sweep Lok Sabha polls, Congress decimated

BJP set to sweep Lok Sabha polls, Congress decimated

New Delhi, May 23: Proving exit polls right, the BJP led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday appeared set to retain power as its candidates alone led in 294 of the 541 Lok Sabha seats with its allies faring equally well across the country, stunning the opposition. The BJP made stunning inroads in West […]

Encounter breaks out in Kandi forests of north Kashmir

Encounter breaks out in Kandi forests of north Kashmir

Srinagar, May 16 : An encounter was broke out between militants and goverment forces in Kandi forests of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Thursday morning. Reports reaching GNS said that a joint team of army’s 47 RR, 28 RR and SOG launched a cordon-and-search operation at Portel Nad and Razdan Nad – upper reaches of […]

Top JeM Commander Among 3 militants, Soldier, Civilian Killed, 3 Injured In Pulwama Gunfight

Top JeM Commander Among 3 militants, Soldier, Civilian Killed, 3 Injured In Pulwama Gunfight

Three among slain militants include mastermind of 2017 Lethpora attack; Curfew imposed in town amid clashes; Internet snapped Srinagar, May 16 : Three militants of Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit, soldier and a civilian were killed and three persons including two armymen were injured in an encounter with militants in Dalipora area of Pulwama district in south Kashmir […]

2 soldiers injured in UBGL blast in Kupwara

2 soldiers injured in UBGL blast in Kupwara

Srinagar, May 12: Two army soldiers were injured in an Under Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL) blast in Machil sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Saturday late evening. Official sources told GNS that the two army men sustained injuries in the blast near Line of Control (LoC) in Machil sector. The injured soldiers were identified […]

2 militants killed in Shopian gunfight

2 militants killed in Shopian gunfight

Srinagar, May 12: Two militants were killed in a pre-dawn gunfight with the security forces in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday. A police official identified the slain as Aadil Bashir Wani of Waripora DH Pora Kulgam and Javaid Ahmad Bhat,  of Redwani Qaimoh Kulgam. The official said the killed militants were affiliated with Lashkar-e-Toiba […]

Durbar Move offices open in Srinagar               

Durbar Move offices open in Srinagar               

Srinagar, May 6: The civil secretariat and other offices of Jammu and Kashmir government opened in Srinagar on Monday as part of bi-annual Durbar Move. Governor Satya Pal Malik received the guard of honour in the lawns of civil secretariat here. The secretariat, Raj Bhavan and all other offices in the state shift from winter […]

Missing Kangan youth held with arms in Handwara: Police

Missing Kangan youth held with arms in Handwara: Police

  Srinagar, May 3: Jammu and Kashmir  Police on Friday said the youth missing from Kangan area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district was prevented from joining a militant outfit. A police spokesman said that Shafat Yousuf Malik of Thune Kangan was arrested along with arms and ammunition in Handwara. “On a credible input, Handwara police […]

3 militants killed in Shopian gunfight  

3 militants killed in Shopian gunfight  

Srinagar, May 3:  Three militants were killed in a gunfight in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Friday. A police official said the militants opened fire on the security forces from a residential house during a cordon and search operation in Aadkhara village of Imam Sahab area of the district. The fire was retaliated triggering an […]

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