Mujgund gunfight ends, 3 militants killed

Mujgund gunfight ends, 3 militants killed

Srinagar, Dec 9: Three militants were killed as the 18-hour-long gunfight between militants and forces  ended in Mujgund area on Srinagar outskirts on Sunday morning. An official said that the gunfight which began after forces launched a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) in Mujgund area last evening ended this morning with the killing of three militants. An official […]

JRL calls for shutdown on December 10 

JRL calls for shutdown on December 10 

Srinagar, Dec 8: Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) has called for a shutdown in Kashmir on Monday, December 10. The day is celebrated globally as Human Rights Day. In a statement, JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik urged the people to observe complete shutdown to highlight the human rights violations in […]

9 die in Poonch accident

9 die in Poonch accident

Poonch, Dec 8: At least nine persons died while several others sustained injuries after a bus met with an accident in a hilly area in Poonch district of Jammu division on Saturday. Officials told KNO that nine passengers died after a bus bearing registration number (JK02W-0445) was on its way from Loran to Poonch when it met […]

Militants, soldiers exchange fire in Pulwama  

Militants, soldiers exchange fire in Pulwama  

Srinagar, Dec 3: Militants fired upon an Army patrol in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday, officials said. They said that militants travelling in a car fired  upon an Army patrol at Jandwal village after an army patrolling party signalled the driver to stop. “The fire was retaliated triggering a brief shootout. However, militants managed […]

Srinagar records season’s coldest night

Srinagar records season’s coldest night

Srinagar:  Srinagar city recorded the season’s coldest night temperature at minus 2.4 degrees Celsius with the weather office on Sunday forecasting a further fall in temperatures across Jammu and Kashmir. “Srinagar witnessed the coldest night of the season as the minimum temperatures dropped due to clear night sky,” an official of the Met Department said.

Finance Department clarifies on group insurance scheme

Finance Department clarifies on group insurance scheme

Srinagar:  The Finance Department today clarified that the notice for foreclosure of the group insurance mediclaim insurance agreement has been served to the insurer with effect from 31 December 2018. “Till the midnight of 31 December 2018, any employee or their family members enrolled in the scheme will continue to receive the benefit of cashless […]

PDP, People’s Conference spar over GoI’s decision to extend rail link

PDP, People’s Conference spar over GoI’s decision to extend rail link

Srinagar, Nov 30: While the mainstream politicians in Kashmir welcomed GoI’s decision to extend the Banihal-Baramulla railway link in the valley to the frontier district of Kupwara, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and People’s Conference jostled on social media seeking credit for the decision to extend rail link in Kashmir. “Congratulations to people of Kupwara, as […]

2 Hizb militants killed in Khrew gunfight: Police

2 Hizb militants killed in Khrew gunfight: Police

Srinagar, Nov 29: Two militants of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen outfit were killed in a gunfight with the government forces in Khrew area of Awantipora in south Kashmir on Thursday morning, police said. A police spokesman identified the slain militants as Adnan Lone and Adil Bhat. “Incriminating materials including arms and ammunition were recovered from the site of […]

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