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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...

26-Apr-2017 Amritsar

BSF seizes over two kg heroin in Punjab

BSF troopers on Wednesday seized over two kg of heroin, valued at more than Rs 10 crore in the international market, along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab, a BSF official said.Two kg of the contraband was found concealed in a two-litre bottle of a soft...

24-Apr-2017 Raipur (Chhattisgarh)

Maoists massacre 26 CRPF troopers in Chhattisgarh

In one of the deadliest attacks, 300 to 400 heavily armed Maoists, women included, ambushed a CRPF contingent in a forested patch in Chhattisgarh on Monday, killing 26 troopers and escaping with their AK-47 assault rifles.Six Central Reserve Police Force...

24-Apr-2017 Bhubaneswar

Fake currency totalling Rs 3.5 lakh seized

Fake currency notes with a face value of Rs 3.5 lakh have been seized and two persons detained in Odisha's Sonepur district, police said on Monday.The two were going towards Sonepur from Boudh carrying Rs 2 lakh in Rs 2,000 denomination and Rs 1.5 lakh in...

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 New Delhi

Key member of inter-state gun suppliers' gang held in Delhi

A key member of an inter-state gun suppliers' gang has been arrested here along with a cache of firearms, which was to be delivered to a contact in the national capital, police said on Saturday.Rajpal Singh, 35, was arrested on Wednesday evening after...

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...

19-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs Sales Tax Inspector Accepting Bribe

The sleuths of Vigilance Bureau today achieved a major breakthrough in its campaign against corruption by nabbing a Inspector of sales tax red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 6000.Disclosing this, official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said that...

18-Apr-2017 Kolkata

BSF seizes fake notes on Bangladesh border

The Border Security Force (BSF) personnel have seized fake Indian currency notes of Rs 1 lakh face value in West Bengal's Malda district, an official said.Acting on a tip-off, the BSF troopers conducted searches near a fence gate of the India-Bangladesh...

17-Apr-2017 Kolkata

CBI books top Trinamool leaders in Narada case

The CBI on Monday filed an FIR against 13 persons, including senior leaders of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress, in the Narada sting footage case."The list of FIR includes all 12 persons who were purportedly seen receiving money in the Narada sting...

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...

16-Apr-2017 Kolkata

BSF seizes fake Indian notes of Rs 7 lakh face value

The Border Security Force (BSF) personnel have seized fake Indian currency notes of the face value of Rs 7 lakh in West Bengal's Malda district, an official said on Sunday.Acting on a tip-off, the BSF troopers launched a raid near the fence gate of the India-Bangladesh...

14-Apr-2017 Bengaluru

Banned notes worth Rs 30 cr seized in Bengaluru

Demonetised currency notes worth Rs 30 crore were seized from a former corporator's house in the city's western suburb, police said on Friday."We found the illegal cash in the house of ex-corporator Nagaraj, 54, during a search conducted on a court warrant in a...

14-Apr-2017 Ranchi

Maoists torch 12 vehicles in Jharkhand

Maoists have torched 12 vehicles involved in road construction work in Jharkhand's Palamau district, the state police said on Friday.According to the police, the Maoist guerrillas torched one JCB machine, 11 tractors and one motorbike at Saraiya village under...

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...

09-Apr-2017 New Delhi

CBI files cases against companies for defrauding banks

The CBI on Sunday registered cases against a Chandigarh-based company and three of its directors for cheating a bank in Punjab of over Rs 1,300 crore, officials said.The Central Bureau of Investigation also registered cases against a Jabalpur-based company...

06-Apr-2017 Abohar

BSF recovers 5kg heroin in Punjab

Border Security Force (BSF) troopers on Thursday recovered five kg of heroin in Punjab's Abohar sector, an official said."Based on specific information about smuggling of narcotics through the International Border, a special ambush was laid. The team observed...

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...

05-Apr-2017 Ferozepur

15 kg heroin seized by BSF in Punjab

At least 15 kg heroin was recovered by Border Security Force troopers on Wednesday following an exchange of fire with Pakistani smugglers in Punjab's Ferozepur sector, a BSF officer said.The heroin is worth an estimated Rs 75 crore in the international...

03-Apr-2017 Kolkata

BSF seizes fake Rs 2000 notes in Bengal

The Border Security Force has seized Fake Indian Currency Notes of face value of Rs 4 lakh in Rs 2,000 denomination in two areas of northern West Bengal since Sunday, an official release said.Acting on a specific information, BSF personnel, under Border...

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 Bhubaneswar

Physically challenged girl raped inside temple

A physically challenged minor girl was allegedly raped by a youth inside the premises of Lord Jagannath temple in Odisha's Baripada, police said on Sunday.According to police, the incident took place on Friday night when the temple was deserted.Gurucharan...

01-Apr-2017 Kolkata

49 exotic South American parrots seized by BSF

Border Security Force personnel on Saturday seized 49 exotic South American parrots from West Bengal's Nadia district, an official said.Acting on a tip off about bird smuggling, the BSF troopers of Maluapara outpost under Nadia's Krishnanagar sector, raided...

31-Mar-2017 Bhopal

47 students expelled from Bhopal's Gandhi Medical College

Admission of 47 students, who had got admitted to Mahatma Gandhi Chikitsa Mahavidyalaya here through Vyavsayik Pariksha Mandal (Vyapam)-organised Madhya Pradesh Pre-Medical Test (MPPMT), has been cancelled.These students had taken admission in the medical college...

31-Mar-2017 New Delhi

CBI files chargesheet against Himachal CM, eight others

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday filed a chargesheet against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and others in connection with a disproportionate assets case.The CBI filed the chargesheet here before Special Judge Virender...

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...

29-Mar-2017 Kolkata

CBI files fraud case against Kolkata company and its directors

The CBI on Wednesday registered a case against city-based Shree Mahalaxmi Corporation Pvt. Ltd and two of its directors for misusing funds by taking several loans from State Bank of India for business purposes, a CBI statement said.The case was also lodged...

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...

22-Mar-2017 Jaipur

Ajmer blast convicts get life term

A court here on Wednesday sentenced to life imprisonment both the convicts for the Ajmer Dargah bombing which killed three people in 2007.The Special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court sentenced Devendra Gupta and Bhavesh Patel to life in prison....

20-Mar-2017 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

Mohali woman held for killing husband; body found in suitcase

The Punjab Police has arrested a 35-year-old woman for allegedly killing her husband and then packing his body into a large suitcase to dump it. The suitcase was found from the couple's luxury BMW car.The accused, Seerat Kaur, who is closely related to a...

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,...

18-Mar-2017 Agra

Two low-intensity blasts in Agra

Two low-intensity blasts were felt in Taj city Agra on Saturday. The area has been cordoned off and senior officers have rushed to the site, police said.No one has been injured in the blasts.Forensic teams and dog squads have also reached the spot.Both the...

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...

12-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Woman gang-raped in flat, jumps off balcony to escape

A young woman was allegedly gang-raped by five persons, including one known to her, here on Sunday and she finally escaped by jumping off the balcony of the first floor flat, police said.Joint Commissioner of Police Ravindra Yadav said the incident took...

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...

11-Mar-2017 Raipur (Chhattisgarh)

12 CRPF men killed in Maoist attack in Sukma

In one of the biggest Maoist attacks in the past two years, 12 CRPF personnel were killed and four injured in an ambush by the rebels in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh on Saturday, a senior police officer said.The injured were brought to state capital Raipur...

10-Mar-2017 Gurugram

31 held guilty for Maruti factory violence, 117 let off

A sessions court here on Friday convicted 31 former workers of Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant near Gurugram for the 2012 factory violence but acquitted 117 others for lack of evidence.Additional District and Sessions Judge R.P. Goel said the order on the...

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...

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