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28-Apr-2017 Anantnag

Militant arrested after forces foil rifle-snatching bid in Anantnag

SParamilitary Central Reserve Police Force personnel Friday apprehended a militant after he fired upon a trooper and tried to snatch his service rifle in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.Reports said that two militants barged inside the TP branch of J&K Bank...

27-Apr-2017 Kupwara

Three Army men, two militants killed in Kupwara attack

Three army men, including a senior officer and two militants were Thursday killed after militants attacked on an army garrison in Panzgam village of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, army said.A civilian identified as Muhammad Yousuf Bhat was also killed when...

27-Apr-2017 Kupwara

3 soldiers 2 militants killed in Kupwara gunfight

In a pre-dawn fidayeen attack at an Army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, three armymen, including a Captain, were killed, while six soldiers were wounded who were immediately shifted to Badamibagh based Army hospital. Two militants were also...

27-Apr-2017 Kupwara

Five killed in suicide attack in Kashmir's Kupwara

ive including three soldiers and two militants were killed while another five soldiers were injured in Thursday's fidayeen (suicide) attack on an army camp in Kashmir's Kupwara district.Fidayeen terrorists attacked the Panzgam army camp in north Kashmir...

24-Apr-2017 Pulwama

Militants shot dead PDP District President Pulwama

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) District President for Pulwama Advocate Abdul Gani Dar was critically injured after suspected militants opened fire on him in Pinglan area of the south Kashmir district.Abdul Gani who is a senior PDP leader was on way to Srinagar...

22-Apr-2017 Reasi

Self-styled ‘Gau Rakshak’ group assaults nomad family in Reasi

Police on Saturday arrested four members of a self-styled ‘Gau Rakshak’ (cow vigilante) group from Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir after they assaulted a nomad family when they were moving with their livestock on Thursday night. A nomad family comprising...

22-Apr-2017 Reasi

Four cow vigilantes booked in J&K for attacking goatherds

Four members of a self-styled 'gau rakshak' (cow vigilante) group were arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district after they attacked and injured a nomadic family of five, police said here on Saturday.Five persons, including a nine-year-old girl, were...

17-Apr-2017 Rajouri

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu's Rajouri

Pakistan Army on Monday resorted to firing and mortar shelling at Indian positions along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district."Pakistan Army initiated indiscriminate firing and shelling on our positions on the LoC in the Naushera...

10-Apr-2017 Kupwara

Four terrorists killed in Kashmir infiltration bid

Four terrorists were killed when security forces foiled a major infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir's Kupwara district, an official said on Monday."A major infiltration bid from across the LoC was foiled by the Army troops in...

09-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Eight civilians killed as violence mars Kashmir by-poll

At least eight civilians were killed and scores injured in firing by security forces as mobs tried to attack some polling stations in Srinagar parliamentary constituency that on Sunday recorded a poor seven per cent voting in a by-poll -- the lowest in...

06-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Vigilance produces chargesheet against Block Medical Officer

On the allegations of illegal appointments of Class–IV employees i.e, Nursing Orderlies/Safaiwalas by Dr. Mumtaz Hussain Shah then BMO Surankote (now retired) and others, vigilance organization registered a formal case i.e, FIR No. 15/2015 u/s 5(1)(d) r/w...

06-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Vigilance produce charge sheet against Forest officials

Vigilance Organization Kashmir produced a Charge Sheet (Challan) before the Hon’ble Anti-Corruption Court, Baramulla in Case FIR No. 17/2012 U/S 5(1)(d) r/w 5(2) J&K P. C. Act. Samvat 2006, Section 120-B RPC P/S VOK Srinagar. After obtaining proper sanction...

03-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Injured CRPF soldier succumbs, 2 on ventilator : CRPF spokesman

A CRPF trooper who was injured in the militant attack in Srinagar outskirts has succumbed, while two others are critical.CRPF spokesman Rajesh Yadav told KNS that one CRPF personnel, identified as Bassapa of Karnataka, of 97 battalion has succumbed to...

03-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Srinagar court issues non-bailable warrant against Madhu Kishwar

Chief Judicial Magistrate Srinagar today issued non-bailable warrant against social activist Madhu Kishwar in a criminal defamation case filed by senior Journalist and Editor in Chief Rising Kashmir Shujaat Bukhari.Taking exception to her behaviour vis a vis...

03-Apr-2017 Poonch

India, Pakistan trade gunfire in Poonch

India and Pakistan traded gunfire in Poonch district of Jammu when the Pakistan Army on Monday resorted to unprovoked shelling and firing at the Indian positions along the Line of Control."The Pakistan Army initiated indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics...

02-Apr-2017 Srinagar

FPF launches massive offensive against timber mafia, Case registered

During surprise check of SFC coupe in Co93/NL jointly by Forest Protection Force Kupwara and Territorial staff, jointly seized 8 nos =87cfts in sfc coupe 93nl. Case against State Forest Corporation has been framed. Illicitly cut timber.Was later on handed over...

02-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Policeman killed, over 10 others injured in Nowhatta grenade attack

A policeman has been killed while 14 other personnel were injured in Srinagar’s Nowhatta when unidentified militants lobbed a grenade on them in the evening at the “withdrawal time” of the deployment.CRPF spokesman Rajesh Yadav told KNS that one policeman...

30-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Vigilance Organization books several officials on corruption charges

Vigilance Organization registered a case against accused persons namely Ajaz Hussain Sahaf, the then Executive Engineer Irrigation Division Sumbal Sonawari, Mohammad Ramzan Genaie the then Head Clerk Irrigation Division Sumbal Sonawari, Tariq Ahmad Khan Sr. Assistant...

30-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Irrigation officers, officials of division Sumbal under vigilance net

Following the verification, the Vigilance Organization Kashmir (VoK) on Thursday registered a case against the then Executive Engineer, the then Head Clerk and others of Irrigation division Sumbal Sonawari.According to the statement issued to KNS, the officials...

26-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Two militants killed in Awantipora : Police

Two militants were killed by police in Padgampora Sunday afternoon when they fired on an escort of top police officials who were returning from Awantipora from Pulwama town police said.One militant managed to escape from the spot.Director General of Police...

23-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Vigilance arrests 5 SMC officials on corruption charges

Besides other employees anti-graft body Vigilance Organization has arrested top five officials of Srinagar Municipal Corporation on charges of corruption.In a statement to CNS, Vigilance Organization said that it has arrested Muhammad Ashraf Warsi (Enforcement...

18-Mar-2017 Baramulla

Kashmir civilian killed rescuing abducted woman

A 33-year-old man trying to rescue an alleged abducted woman was beaten and drowned in a stream in a north Kashmir village on Saturday, police said here.A police officer said a resident of Rafiabad in Baramulla district had filed a complaint that his wife,...

15-Mar-2017 Kupwara

3 militants and a girl killed in encounter

Three militants and a little girl were killed in an encounter in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Wednesday.Sources said that Army and Special Operation Group personnel of Jammu Kashmir Police started an operation in Kalaroos after receiving inputs about...

13-Mar-2017 Pulwama

Unknown gunmen kills former NC Sarpanch in South Kashmir

Former National Conference Sarpanch and maternal uncle of LeT slain militant from Kakapora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on Monday morning.The deceased has been identified as Fayaz Ahmed Dar son of Abdul Khaliq...

11-Mar-2017 Budgam

Rs 35 lakh in demonetised notes seized in Kashmir, 2 arrested

Two brothers on Saturday were arrested by railway police in Budgam district of central Kashmir along with scrapped currency notes worth lakhs.According to a police official, two brothers namely Farooq Ahmad Labru and Muhammad Shafi Labru were caught by rail...

09-Mar-2017 Shopian

Pasting of LeT posters gang busted in South Kashmir, says police

Police on Thursday claimed to have cracked a case involving pasting of LeT posters in Shopian district calling for shutdown in the south Kashmir district from 26 February onwards.A police officer told GNS police has arrested main accused while hunt for the...

09-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Militant killed, Army Major injured in Bandipora shootout : Police

A local militant was killed and an army major was injured in a brief shootout near police station in Bandipora Town of northern Kashmir, officials said Thursday.A police officer told GNS that a joint team of army and SOG had laid a naka following specific...

09-Mar-2017 Pulwama

Two militants’ two civilians die in South Kashmir

Two militants and two civilians were killed on Thursday during a gunfight between militants and government forces in Padgampora village of south Kashmir's Pulwama district. Scores of protesters suffered bullet and pellet injuries during pre-and post encounter...

09-Mar-2017 Pulwama

3 killed in Kashmir gunfight

Two militants and a civilian were killed on Thursday during a gunfight between militants and security forces in south Kashmir's Pulwama district.The civilian, identified as Aamir Wani, was killed with a bullet to his neck, the police said.However, it was...

05-Mar-2017 Srinagar

3 killed in J&K gunfight

One policeman and two militants were killed in a gunfight that lasted over 15 hours in Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Sunday.Six other security personnel including an army major were injured during the gunfight that started on Saturday evening in Tral...

04-Mar-2017 Shopian

Shopian operation ends without any breakthrough for Army

A joint operation launched by Army and the Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir Police, against militants on Friday night in Chillipora village of South Kashmir’s Shopian district was called off on Saturday morning after militants reportedly...

03-Mar-2017 Pulwama

30 persons arrested in different night raids in Pulwama

Day’s after Government Minister’s cavalcade was attacked in Ratnipora area of South Kashmir Pulwama district, Government Forces launched a nocturnal crackdown in different areas of the district and arrested 30 persons including Amir-e-Jammat-e-Islami and two...

03-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Civilian killed in Pulwama grenade blast

A civilian was killed and four others, including a paramilitary trooper, wounded in a grenade blast in Pulwama district of south Kashmir on Friday.An official said that militants lobbed a grenade at a police party in Murran chowk, resulting in injuries...

28-Feb-2017 Jammu

Vigilance arrests two PWD officials on corruption charges

Vigilance Organization arrested tow officials from Public and Works Department on the charges of corruption.Vigilance Organization said that the arrests were made on the basis of an enquiry conducted into the allegations of glaring irregularities and gross violation...

24-Feb-2017 Jammu

Female intruder killed by BSF in Jammu

A female intruder was killed by border security force (BSF) troops at the International Border (IB) in Akhnoor sector here, police said.According to police, troops of 33 battalion of the BSF on Thursday night killed the intruder near Chak Phagwari border...

23-Feb-2017 Shopian

4 killed in J&K attack

Three soldiers and a civilian were killed on Thursday when security forces were attacked by militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.The forcers were returning from a search operation in Kungnoo village when they were attacked."The victims...

20-Feb-2017 Jammu

Kewal Sharma taken into custody by Vigilance Organization

The Vigilance Organization today arrested Kewal Sharma S/O Gian Chand Sharma R/O Kachrial, Tehsil Khour, at present Patta Paloura, Near Petrol Pump, Jammu in case FIR No: 32/215 P/S VOJ which is under investigation against the accused for accumulation of...

18-Feb-2017 Baramulla

Hizb module busted in Sopore; 9 OGWs arrested

With the arrest of a militant Irshad Ahmad Shah resident of Seelu, Sopore in Baramulla, police has busted a network who were spearheading militant activities and recruitment of local boys in Baramulla and Sopore, a police official said.The militant Irshad...

14-Feb-2017 Bandipora

Four soldiers among 8 killed in Kashmir gunfights

Four soldiers and as many militants were killed on Tuesday in two separate gunfights in the Kashmir Valley, officials said.An army officer Maj. S. Dhaiya succumbed to injuries he sustained during an encounter in north Kashmir's Kupwara district succumbed,...

14-Feb-2017 Bandipora

Three soldiers and militant killed in Hajin encounter

In a fierce gunfight three Indian soldiers died while six others were wounded two of them critically in Parra Mohalla Hajin area of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district. The militant was also killed in the gun fight who according to police is a non-local...

12-Feb-2017 Poonch

Man tampering with border fencing on LoC apprehended

A man tampering with the border fencing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district was shot at and apprehended by the army on Sunday, said defence officials."Suspicious movement of a person attempting to cut the electrical cable...

04-Feb-2017 Sopore

Two militants killed in Sopore

In a brief gunfight two militants were killed on Saturday morning in Amargarh area of Sopore town in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Sources said that after receiving the inputs about the militant movement a naka was laid in Amargarh area. The militants...

02-Feb-2017 Srinagar

Govt school building among three structures gutted in fire mishaps

Three structures including a government school building were  gutted in separate fire incidents in Kashmir Valley, police said.A police spokesman in a statement issue here said that fire broke out at Sheeri, Baramulla in which two shops belonging to Ilayas...

02-Feb-2017 Doda

Police arrest youth after killing parents and a neighbour

Police Thursday arrested a 24 years old youth after stabbing his parents to death. The assailant also killed his neighbour and critically wounded two tenants who tried to save the old parents from his wrath. The incident occurred in Thathri area of Doda district...

27-Jan-2017 Srinagar

Another school burnt down in Kupwara

Unidentified persons have burnt down a school in north Kashmir's Kupwara district, officials told news agency GNS Friday.They said that the fire erupted in boys High school Radbugh during intervening night of 26/27 January and gutted entire administrative block,...

26-Jan-2017 Srinagar

Six soldiers die in Kashmir avalanche

The Army said on Thursday it lost six soldiers in two avalanches which hit army posts and patrols on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district."Six soldiers were killed in two separate avalanche tragedies in Gurez sector of the...

24-Jan-2017 Ganderbal

Gunfight erupts in Kashmir

A gunfight erupted between security forces and militants on Tuesday in north Kashmir's Ganderbal district.As soon as the security forces cordoned off Hadoora village following information about the presence of the militants, they were fired at, triggering...

19-Jan-2017 Bandipora

Militant killed in Kashmir gunfight

One militant was killed and a soldier was injured on Thursday during a gunfight in north Kashmir's Bandipora district, police said.Following a tip-off, security personnel surrounded the Khosa Mohalla area.This triggered the gunfight, leaving the militant...

16-Jan-2017 Ganderbal

Durg-addict father kills baby, Police register murder case

Police on Monday arrested a man for allegedly tossing up her 11 months old baby girl on the wall during a scuffle with his wife in Bumloora village of Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. The deceased baby was identified as Aleema Javaid.Locals residents quoting...

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