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19-May-2018 Srinagar

Case registered against three persons for cheating Bank

A case has been registered against three persons for obtaining loan from J&K Bank by producing fake documents.Crime Branch Kashmir received a communication from J&K Bank Zonal Office Srinagar, which reveals that one Farooq Ahmad Pandith S/O Ab....

18-May-2018 Jammu

Five persons including BSF man killed in Pakistan firing

Five persons including a Border Security Forces man were killed after Pakistani troops on Friday fired at Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in RS Pura, Bishnah and Arnia sectors of Jammu and Kashmir.Twelve persons, including a BSF officer, were...

11-May-2018 Budgam

Policeman killed in militant attack in Budgam

A cop was killed after militants attacked a minority picket guarded by Jammu Kashmir police in Wadwun Soibugh area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district.Reports said that militants fired upon cops guarding the house of a Kashmiri Pandit Avtar Krishan Koul....

10-May-2018 Anantang

Anantnag Police arrests a fraudster

Islamabad police on Thursday arrested a notorious fraudster in Achabal area of Islamabad district.The spokesman said that a complaint was received by Rasool Teli resident of Uttresso in police station Achabal that an unknown person in the garb of assisting in...

08-May-2018 Baramulla

4 militants, 7 OGWs held in separate raids in Baramulla: Police

Police on Monday claimed to have arrested four militants and seven OGWs in separate raids of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.A senior police officer told GNS that the militants and the OGWs were arrested during separate raids by the joint team of SOG Baramulla,...

06-May-2018 Shopian

KU assistant professor join militant ranks, gets trapped in Shopian

A day after reports about him going missing, Kashmir University assistant professor has joined militant ranks and has been trapped by the joint team of government forces in Shopian district of south Kashmir on Saturday.The police have called the family...

04-May-2018 Sopore

Driver killed, wife injured as unknown gunmen attack them in Sopore

A 34-year-old man was shot dead while his wife sustained critical bullet injuries after unknown gunmen opened fire upon them at Harwan area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.Official sources told GNS that the unknown gunmen fired upon the...

25-Apr-2018 Srinagar

Gunmen fired upon political worker in Pulwama, killed

A political worker Ghulam Nabi Patel was shot dead by suspected militants in Pulwama district of South Kashmir today.Patel was killed when militants fired at his escort at Rajpora Chowk. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he passed away.His two police...

25-Apr-2018 Srinagar

Mainstream activist killed, disowned by PDP, Congress

A mainstream political activist was shot dead while his two unarmed guards suffered injuries after the unknown gunmen carried out an attack on them at Rajpora in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Wednesday.Official sources told news agency GNS that the...

25-Apr-2018 Srinagar

Mushtaq Ahmad Pir who put BOPEE on sale gets 16 years imprisonment

Special anti-corruption judge Kashmir (Srinagar) Yash Paul Bourney Wednesday sentenced the former chairman of the Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE) Mushtaq Ahmad Peer to sixteen years in jail besides a fine of Rs one crore in a multi-crore cash...

10-Apr-2018 Nagrota

Two soldiers killed in Pakistan firing

Two soldiers were killed as Pakistani army violated ceasefire in Sunderbani sector along the Line of Control (LoC) on Monday evening.“Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars from 17:15 hours (5.15...

06-Apr-2018 Bandipora

Locals recover headless body of abducted Hajin youth

Locals on Friday recovered the headless body of a youth abducted by gunmen late last Wednesday night from his home in Bonkhan Mohalla of Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.A police official said that the body of Manzoor Ahmad Bhat (25), son of...

06-Apr-2018 Srinagar

Body of abducted Kashmiri youth recovered

The headless body of a youth who was abducted by militants earlier this week, was recovered on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district, police said.The body of 25-year old Manzoor Ahmad Bhat was found in an orchard in Hajin area.Police sources said...

05-Apr-2018 Bandipora

Militants abduct man, shoots his father in Hajin

In a second such incident in as many days, suspected militants abducted a man and injured his father in Hajin town of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district late last night, police said.A spokesman, in a statement, said that militants barged into the house...

05-Apr-2018 Jammu

Gulmarg Land Scam: Baramulla Court to conclude trial expeditiously

In a significant order a Division Bench of the State High Court (Jammu Wing) comprising Justice Alok Aradhe and Justice Tashi Rabstan has directed the 1st Additional Sessions Judge, Baramulla to take steps for completion of the trial expeditiously. The...

31-Mar-2018 Srinagar

Vigilance registers case against two engineers

Vigilance Organization Kashmir (VOK) has registered a case under Prevention of Corruption Act on outcome of a verification Conducted into the allegations that the Executive Engineer and Assistant Executive Engineer have misappropriated huge amount while execution...

28-Mar-2018 Pulwama

Militants disappear after exchange of fire in Pulwama

After a brief exchange of fire militants reportedly managed to flee from the spot in Littar area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.   Reliable sources said that after receiving inputs about the presence of militants in Littar village, 3 Rashtriya...

18-Mar-2018 Poonch

Five killed, seven injured in Pakistan shelling

Five civilians were killed and seven others, including five soldiers, injured on Sunday in indiscriminate shelling by Pakistan army on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, officials said.Police said a shell fired by Pakistan army...

18-Mar-2018 Poonch

Five civilians killed in Pakistan firing on LoC

Five members of a family were killed and two others critically injured on Sunday in Pakistan shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, police said.According to the police, the Pakistan Army resorted to indiscriminate shelling...

17-Mar-2018 Shopian

Militants attack police vehicle in South Kashmir

Militants have reportedly fired upon the police vehicle in South Kashmir’s Shopian district.The incident occurred at Hajipora area of the district.Reports said that police vehicles on way to Shopian were attacked by militants. SSP Shopian was present in the vehicle...

16-Mar-2018 Kishtwar

Kishtwar Police Cracks Blind Murder of Local Businessman

The Kishtwar Police has cracked the blind murder case of a local businessman who was killed on March 9 in a shootout near Kishtwar Jamia Masjid.The Police has arrested the accused and has recovered the weapon of offence in the presence of Magistrates and...

05-Mar-2018 Shopian

LeT militant found dead in Shopian orchard

Body of a militant was found from apple orchards at Saidipora village in Shopian district of south Kashmir on Monday.Sources identified the militant as Ashiq Hussain Bhat son of Mohammad Ishaq Bhat of Rakhpora Shopian. He had joined militant ranks last year...

03-Mar-2018 Poonch

Four Pakistani soldiers killed in 48 hrs

Four Pakistani soldiers were killed and as many Indians were injured, including two army men and two civilians, in border hostilities in Jammu and Kashmir in the last 48 hours.Informed sources said that the four Pakistani soldiers were killed in retaliation...

25-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Policeman dies in militant attack in Kashmir

A policeman was killed in a militant attack on Sunday near Charar-e-Sharief shrine in Badgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.Constable Kultar Singh of the Jammu and Kashmir Armed Police 13th Battalion was injured when militants attacked a security...

21-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Srinagar police busts car lifting gang

Srinagar police has busted a car lifting gang and arrested three accused persons involved in the crime.police Station  Parimpora has received constant complaints about car and motor cycle thefts since last few months. In order to crack the cases, a special...

18-Feb-2018 Poonch

Army foils infiltration bid, kills militant

A militant was killed on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Sunday as the army foiled a major infiltration bid, defence sources said.Defence Ministry sources said that the major infiltration bid from across the LoC was...

13-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Two militants killed in Karan Nagar gunfight, police issues advisory

Two holed-up militants were killed 27 hours long encounter between security forces and militants at Karan Nagar in Srinagar today.However the identity and affiliation of the militants is yet to be ascertained, police said. However militant outfit Lashkar-Toiba...

13-Feb-2018 Jammu

Soldier's body found, Sunjuwan attack toll rises to 7

With the recovery of another soldier's body during searches inside the Sunjuwan army camp, the death toll in the terror attack in Jammu has risen to seven, army said.The body of the sixth soldier was recovered on Monday evening during the searches, the army...

13-Feb-2018 Jammu

Fresh terror attack averted in Jammu

A fresh terror attack was averted by alert guards at the entrance of an army camp in Jammu on Tuesday.Two motorcycle borne militants approached the entry point of the army camp in Domana area around 4.30 a.m. They fired towards the sentry post. As the...

12-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Two militants die in road accident, civilian killed

Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed on Monday in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town while a civilian was shot dead by militants in Badgam district.Police said the two militants were killed when the motorcycle which they were riding...

12-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Soldier killed in Kashmir gun fight

A Para-military trooper lost his life after he was hit by a bullet during a gunfight in Kashmir capital Srinagar. Indian Para military troopers claimed that they foiled a Fidayeen attack in the heart of Srinagar city during wee hours of Monday.Reports...

11-Feb-2018 Jammu

Fourth holed-up militant in Jammu attack killed

Security forces on Sunday gunned down one more militant who was holed-up inside an army camp here after a group of terrorists attacked the military station, killing five soldiers and a civilian on Saturday.With this, the number of militants killed in the attack...

09-Feb-2018 Jammu

Kathua girl's murder: SIT arrests 28-yr-old SPO

In a major breakthrough, Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Crime Branch of police have arrested a 28-year-old SPO in connection with the ‘rape’-and murder of Kathua nomad girl Asifa Bano.Top sources in the government told news agency GNS that the SIT...

09-Feb-2018 Poonch

Woman killed, three soldiers injured in Pakistani firing

A woman was killed and three soldiers were injured in Pakistani firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, police said on Friday.Police said a 47-year-old woman was killed in Pakistani shelling and firing in Mendhar sector...

08-Feb-2018 Srinagar

SMHS Hospital fallout : Jail Superintendent suspended

Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday suspended Superintendent of Central Jail Srinagar after the escapade of LeT militant from SMHS Hospital in which two cops were killed in a shootout. “Pending enquiry into the incident on 6 February, 2018, at SMHS Hospital,...

08-Feb-2018 Srinagar

SMHS Shootout : police arrests 10 persons in Pulwama

Ten persons allegedly OGWs were arrested last night in Pulwama district of south Kashmir in connection with SMHS shootout that left two policemen dead while LeT commander Naveed Jaat escaped.Official sources told GNS that Special Operation Group of police...

03-Feb-2018 Jammu

Two Pakistan-trained LeT militants arrested at Wagah-Attari crossing

Two Pakistan-trained LeT militants from Jammu and Kashmir were arrested soon after they returned to India via the Wagah-Attari border crossing in Punjab with valid passports and visas, police said on Friday."Baramulla police, army and CRPF have arrested...

02-Feb-2018 Jammu

Impersonator appearing in JKSSB test at Rangreth centre arrested

The Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board (JKSSB) Friday handed over an impersonator to police who was trying to appear in the type test for the post of Junior Assistant at the NIELIT test Centre in Rangreth in Srinagar.According to a JKSSB spokesman,...

02-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Kashmiri students assault: Harayana police procures footage, forms SIT

Harayana police has registered a case and constituted a special investigation team (SIT) in to the assault of Kashmiri students in Mahendergarh town of the state.Director General of Police (DGP) B.S. Sandhu, IPS, Harayana told Srinagar-based news agency GNS that...

01-Feb-2018 Rajouri

India, Pakistan trade fire on LoC

The Indian and Pakistan Army on Thursday traded fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, forcing the authorities to shut schools in nearby areas."The Pakistani Army again violated ceasefire in Nowshera sector. Using small...

27-Jan-2018 Shopian

Two budding youth killed in Army action

Two civilians were killed and six others injured after Indian Army opened fire on protesters in Ganowpora hamlet of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday.    Reports said that army personnel arrived at Ganowpora village to remove a banner....

27-Jan-2018 Shopian

Shopian firing : Another youth succumbs, toll 3

One more youth succumbed to the injuries at Shopian, taking the death toll allegedly by army to three.Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Shopian Dr Bashir told GNS that the youth identified as Rayees Ahmad Ganie succumbed to injuries while he was being referred...

27-Jan-2018 Srinagar

2 killed as security forces open fire on protesters in Kashmir

At least two civilians were killed and nine others sustanined wounds on Saturday in clashes with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district.The two youths sustained bullet wounds after a mob pelted stones at the vehicles of the security...

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