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13-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Two injured in army firing on Srinagar outskirts

Two persons were injured on Saturday in Srinagar district when soldiers fired at a vehicle, police said.A senior police officer said the incident took place in Shalteng area in the outskirts of the city."Army has said that they had inputs about movement...

11-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Two burglars arrested in Sopore

Sopore Police has arrested two burglars and recovered stolen property worth lacs of rupees on their instance.Sopore police has arrested two burglars identified as Tariq Ahmad Wani son of Abdul Gani Wani resident of Limber Uri and Jahangir Ahmad Lone son of...

10-Jan-2018 Jammu

547 suicides in J&K in two years

A total of 547 people committed suicide in Jammu and Kashmir in the last two years, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Wednesday.Of these, 275 cases were registered in 2017 while 272 were registered in 2016, she said in a written reply to a question...

09-Jan-2018 Sopore

Two militants, nine sympathizers arrested in Kashmir

Two militants were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, triggering street protests in Kulgam to which one of the militants belonged resulting in the death of a civilian, police said.Personnel of the...

08-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Sopore mystery murder case solved: Police

Sopore police has solved a murder mystery case of a goldsmith by arresting four accused persons involved in the crime.Sopore police received a complaint that a shopkeeper namely Tariq Ahmad Malik son of Ghulam Rasool Malik resident of Kalaroose Kupwara at present...

08-Jan-2018 Budgam

Three militants killed in Central Kashmir

Three militants were killed in a gunfight with government forces in Chadoora area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Monday, police said.An official said that forces launched a cordon and search operation in Bachinaad area of Patrigam village after inputs...

06-Jan-2018 Baramulla

Police officer among 4 cops killed in Sopore IED blast amid shutdown

Four cops including a police officer were killed few others reportedly sustained splinter injuries in a powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast in Sopore town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.A police officer told GNS that at around 10:05 am...

06-Jan-2018 Sopore

Powerful blast kills four policemen

Four policemen were killed when militants detonated a powerful Improvised Explosive Device in Sopore town of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday morning.   The incident occurred at Gol Market main chowk in Sopore at a time when town was...

02-Jan-2018 Ganderbal

Fake job racket busted in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal : Police

Police on Tuesday claimed to have busted a fake job racket in central kashmir’s Ganderbal district by arresting three people who allegedly duped people on the pretext of providing jobs.An official said that police station Safapora received a complaint from...

31-Dec-2017 Pulwama

Militants attack CRPF camp in J&K, three troopers injured

Militants attacked a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, leaving three troopers injured, authorities said."At around 2.10 a.m., the militants attacked the Lethpora camp. They initially threw grenades and...

30-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Rape, murder accused arrested in J&K

The accused in the rape and murder of a woman in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district has been arrested, police said on Saturday.The woman, a mother of seven children, had gone on Wednesday with her ailing mother to the Baramulla district hospital from...

20-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Killing of Taxi Driver:SHRC directs DC, SSP Kupwara to file report

State Human Rights Commission Wednesday directed Deputy Commissioner and SSP Kupwara to file a detailed report about the killing of a Taxi Driver Asif Iqbal.Asif Iqbal, a resident of Thandipora Kupwara was killed by Army in an ambush a couple of days back....

18-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Budgam police recovers kidnapped girl within 24 hours

Budgam police recovered a kidnapped girl from Banihal Railway station within 24 hours and arrested the accused involved in the crime.Police Station Budgam received a complaint from one person (name withheld) resident of Budgam that his daughter has been kidnapped...

15-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Police arrests youth for deleting fb account of DAK

Cyber Crime Police in Srinagar city arrested a youth for hacking the Facebook page of Doctors Association Kashmir.The facebook page having lakhs of hits was run of Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) headed by Dr Nisar-ul-Hasan.Confirming the arrest of the youth,...

14-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Gang of fraudsters busted in Srinagar, 2 held

Srinagar Police has arrested two persons involved in over a dozen cheating cases. Identified as Tahir Amin and Waheed Ahmad Bhat of Batamallo area of Srinagar city, the duo along with a lady accomplice, Masrat Tahir wife of Tahir Amin have cheated more than 30...

11-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Two bank guards killed in militant attack in Kashmir

Two guards of Jammu and Kashmir Bank were killed on Monday when militants fired indiscriminately at a bank cash van in south Kashmir to loot the money, police said.Police said the exact amount of cash looted was yet to be ascertained.Police said the militants...

04-Dec-2017 tral

Gunmen loots cash from Bank Branch in South Kashmir

Unidentified gunmen Monday ransacked Noorpora Branch of Jammu Kashmir Bank in Tral town of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district and reportedly looted over one lakh cash.  Reports said that a couple of armed men barged into the Branch and they not only intimidated...

04-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Police arrests man for firing upon his neigbour with 12 Bore Gun

Police on Monday arrested a man after he allegedly fired upon his neighbor using 12 bore gun in Gund Ibrahim Pattan area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district.   Reports said that an 18 year old youth was injured when he entered into a heated argument...

01-Dec-2017 Handwara( Kupwara)

Police arrests ‘hardcore’ Lashkar worker

Police on Friday claimed to have arrested a “hardcore” over ground worker (OGW) of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militant outfit.An official said that Affaq Ahmad Bhat alias Abu Huraira, a resident of Panditpura, was arrested by Handwara police after it acted on“specific...

28-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Notorious drug peddler arrested in Budgam

Continuing its drive against drug abuse, Budgam police arrested a notorious drug peddler and recovered contraband substances from his possession.Acting on a specific information, Budgam police arrested a notorious drug peddler namely Muzamil Ahmad Bhat son of Abdul ...

28-Nov-2017 Jammu

J&K police rescue kidnapped teenager from Punjab

The Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Tuesday it has rescued a 15-year-old girl from neighbouring Punjab who was kidnapped from Baramulla district over a week back.A police spokesman told IANS here: "A complaint was received from Javaid Ahmed, a resident...

27-Nov-2017 Budgam

‘Illegal’ medical store sealed in Central Kashmir

 Drug Controller Department Monday sealed a medical store, directing the owner to produce valid license and other relevant documents before the department. As reported earlier, a medical shop at Magraypora Machaw in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district was run...

27-Nov-2017 Hajin

Clashes erupt in Hajin during search operation

Clashes broke out in Hajin area of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district after government forces launched a Cordon and Search Operation on Monday afternoon. Sources said that operation was launched after Government Forces including 13 Rashtriya Rifles of Indian...

25-Nov-2017 Shopian

Bullet riddled body of soldier recovered from Shopian

 Police on Saturday recovered a bullet riddled body a local in South Kashmir's Shopian district. The deceased whom police identified as Muhammad Irfan Dar of Sanzan village was a soldier in Indian Army presently post in Gurez area North Kashmir's Bandipora district. ...

23-Nov-2017 Srinagar

BOPEE multi-crore scam : Big fish still at large

A day after a trial court deferred the verdict on multi-crore Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE) scandal, the parents of affected students Thursday vehemently appealed court to take suo moto cognizance of the case and pass directions to...

21-Nov-2017 Kupwara

Three LeT militants killed in Handwara

Three Lashkar-e-Toiba militants have been killed in an encounter in Magam area of Handwara in north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Tuesday.A senior police officer told GNS that a joint team of army, SOG and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search operation at Khar...

19-Nov-2017 Srinagar

LeT top leadership in Kashmir Valley wiped out

The Army said on Sunday that the top leadership of the Pakistan-backed Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in the Kashmir Valley has been wiped out with the killing of six militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district.Lt General J.S. Sandhu, who heads the Srinagar-headquartered...

16-Nov-2017 Srinagar

36 and counting:Masrat Alam shifted to Kotbalwal Jail

A few days after Jammu Kashmir High Court quashed the detention of separatist leader Masrat Alam Bhat under Public Safety Act (PSA), police arrested him again and shifted him to Kotbalwal Jail late Wednesday while authorities slapped 36th Public Safety...

16-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Three militants arrested in Kashmir

 Jammu and Kashmir police on Thursday said they arrested three militants during a gunfight in Kulgam district which left a soldier dead.Addressing a joint press conference along with officers of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Inspector General of...

15-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Two militants arrested in ongoing Kulgam operation: Police

Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested two militants from the operation site in Kund Nowbug village of south Kashmir's Kulgam district.A senior police officer told news agency GNS that they have arrested two local militants during the operation at Kund...

15-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Delhi Court frames charges against Shabir Shah, Muhammad Aslam Wan

A Delhi court on Wednesday framed charges against Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah and Muhammad Aslam Wani in a money laundering case.After the accused pleaded not guilty and claimed trial, Additional Sessions Judge Sidharth Sharma listed the matter...

15-Nov-2017 Kulgam

Two militants arrested from South Kashmir

Government Forces Wednesday arrested two militants while one of them was apprehended in injured condition near the encounter site in Waltengu Kund area of Qazigund Kulgam in South Kashmir. A militant whom police identified as Shams Waqar was apprehended when he...

13-Nov-2017 Kupwara

Two militants killed in Kashmir

Two militants were killed on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district in a gunfight that broke out after they attacked a police team.Police sources said the militants staged the attack in Rajwar area.Once the "encounter" started, additional reinforcements...

09-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Militants shoot, injure SPO in Kashmir

Militants on Thursday shot and injured a Special Police Officer (SPO) in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag, police said.The incident occurred outside the District Magistrate's office in the south Kashmir town. The area was cordoned off for a search operation after...

08-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Kidnapped girl, lady recovered; kidnappers arrested

Handwara police has recovered an abducted girl from Unsoo area while another abducted lady was recovered by Anantnag police from Ramban. Both the kidnappers have been arrested and cases under relevant sections were registered against them. Police Post Chogul...

07-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Three militants killed in Pulwama gunfight

Three militants of the Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) outfit were killed in an overnight gunfight with the security forces in Aglar village of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said."One soldier of 44 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) was martyred and two soldiers...

02-Nov-2017 Shopian

BJP youth leader Gowhar Ahmad Bhat killed in Kashmir

Suspected militants killed a youth leader in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian on Thursday, police said.The body of Gowhar Ahmad Bhat, with its throat slit, was found in a village in Shopian, a police statement said.Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah condoled...

02-Nov-2017 Samba

BSF soldier killed in cross border firing

A Border Security Force man was killed in Cross Border firing along Line of Control in Samba district of Jammu Division on Thursday morning.   Army sources said that Pakistani Rangers attacked a patrol party of BSF at Mangu Check Post along Line...

02-Nov-2017 Bandipora

Police seals school, arrests owner for cheating students

Police sealed an Educational Institute and arrested its operators in North Kashmir after it failed to provide roll number slips to Class 10th students who were scheduled to appear in examination conducted by Board of School Education on Thursday.   ...

02-Nov-2017 Anantang

Five CRPF men wounded in militant attack

At least six Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were injured in a militant attack in Jammu and Kashmir. Reports said that a group of militants opened fired on a convoy in Anantnag district of South Kashmir on Thursday morning.The convoy according...

02-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Two CRPF troopers injured in J&K attack

 Two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were injured on Thursday in a militant attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district."A convoy of CRPF's 96 battalion comprising of six buses was on its way back to Mattan town when it was fired upon by...

01-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Four drug peddlers arrested by Police

 Continuing its campaign “war against drugs”, Jammu and Kashmir Police has arrested four drug peddlers and recovered huge amount of contraband substances including illicit liquor, cannabis and poppy straw from their possession in South Kashmir’s Kulgam and Anantnag...

26-Oct-2017 Jammu

Hushing up of Rajouri Development Authority Scam by SVO

A Division Bench of the State High Court comprising Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur and Justice Sanjeev Kumar in the open court directed Commissioner/Secretary to Govt. of J&K, General Administration Department (GAD) to appoint a senior IAS Officer as...

20-Oct-2017 SRINAGAR

Three Kulgam residents held over 'militancy' links in Rajasthan

Three residents of Kulgam district of south Kashmir have been held from a railway station in Rajasthan over their alleged militant links after being tipped off by J&K Police, officials said.Officials of GRP told news agency GNS over phone that acting on...

16-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Kashmiri militants can surrender even during gunfights: Police

The Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Monday that surrenders by local militants will be accepted even if these are made during gun battles with security forces.Addressing the media with officials of the Army and the CRPF, Inspector General of Police Munir...

16-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Braid-chopping: No lie-detector tests of victims: IGP Munir Khan

Police on Monday presented three alleged militants before reporters during a joint press conference organized by local police, Army and Para-military Central Reserve Police Force.While seeking information from general public about the alleged bank robbers,...

14-Oct-2017 Kulgam

Cop killed in militant attack

A police man was killed and two others including an Assistant Sub Inspector were injured after suspected militants attacked a police vehicle in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.Police sources told news agency CNS that a security vehicle that had gone along...

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