Policeman hit by a stone in Pulwama

Policeman hit by a stone in Pulwama

Srinagar, Aug 18: A policeman was injured in Murran village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday after being hit by a stone on the head. A senior police official said that a police vehicle was passing through the village when some ‘miscreants’ attacked it, in which a policeman got injured. He said that the […]

NC leader’s house attacked in Shopian

NC leader’s house attacked in Shopian

Srinagar, Aug 18: Militants attacked the residence of a National Conference (NC) leader in  south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday, police said. The militants fired at the guard post outside NC leader and sitting legislator, Showkat Hussain Ganai’s house in Chitragam village this morning.  “Alert guards retaliated after which the militants escaped. No casualty was […]

38-year-old woman shot dead by unknown gunmen in Pulwama village

38-year-old woman shot dead by unknown gunmen in Pulwama village

Srinagar, Aug 17 (GNS): A 38-year-old woman was shot dead by unknown gunmen at Drabgam area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Reports reaching GNS said that some unknown persons opened fire upon the woman Shameema wife of Ali Mohd Bhat near his parental home at Drabgam village this afternoon. Shameema, 38-years-old, a resident of Koil […]

Soldier killed in Handwara gunfight

Soldier killed in Handwara gunfight

Srinagar, Aug 17: A soldier was killed in a gunfight at Kralgund area of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday morning. Sources said that soldiers launched a cordon-and-search-operation at Kachlu village during wee hours today. As the searches were continuing the militants opened fire, which was retaliated triggering a gunfight in which a […]

Militants give slip to forces in Hajin  

Militants give slip to forces in Hajin  

Srinagar, Aug 17:  Militants reportedly escaped after a gunfight broke out between the forces and militants at Mir Mohalla area of Hajin in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Friday. Sources said that militants managed to escape from the cordon after clashes broke out in the area.

Shutdown, restrictions cripple  Kashmir

Shutdown, restrictions cripple  Kashmir

Srinagar, Aug 15: Amid restrictions, Kashmir observed a complete shutdown on Wednesday as the I-Day parades were held at different places. The call for shutdown was issued by Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) – comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik. All shops and other business establishments remained shut in Srinagar and other […]

Bullets no solution to Kashmir problem: PM Modi

Bullets no solution to Kashmir problem: PM Modi

New Delhi, Aug 15: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said Kashmir problems can be resolved only by embracing its people, not with bullets or abuses. In his speech on the 72nd Independence Day at the Red Fort in New Delhi, he said his government was following the teachings of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari […]

PDP youth leader, Waheed Para escapes life bid  

PDP youth leader, Waheed Para escapes life bid  

Srinagar, Aug 14:  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) youth president Waheed Parra escaped a life bid in Chadoora area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district last night. A web portal quoting Parra said his bullet-proof vehicle was attacked by bike-borne gunmen at around 7:30 pm near Chadoora. “I escaped unhurt and the bullets hit the vehicle,” Para […]

2 Pak soldiers killed in retaliatory action:Army

2 Pak soldiers killed in retaliatory action:Army

  Srinagar, Aug 14: Indian Army on Tuesday claimed to have killed two Pakistani soldiers in “retaliatory action” in Tanghdar sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. “In retaliatory action to unprovoked ceasefire violations and repeated attempts to facilitate infiltration by Pakistan Army in Tangdhar Sector, own troops carried out calibrated operations last night in which two […]

J&K to get new Governor soon: Ram Madhav

J&K to get new Governor soon: Ram Madhav

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir will get a new governor later this month as the incumbent’s term ends after ten years in a couple of weeks, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav has said, according to a media report. “The government can think about the future, take what steps it thinks are best. I assume there will […]

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