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Sopore gunfight: Locals find body parts from debris of house  

Sopore gunfight: Locals find body parts from debris of house  

Srinagar, Feb 22: Body parts of two militants, killed in a gunfight with government forces, were found by locals from the debris of a house razed to rubble during a gunfight in Warpora area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. The body parts were found by the locals after the…

Attacks on Kashmiris may push more youth towards armed path: Malik

Attacks on Kashmiris may push more youth towards armed path: Malik

Srinagar, Feb 22:  “Indian states, streets, roads and institutions have been turned as war zones for Kashmiris. Attacks by goons on Kashmiri businessmen, students, tourists are most condemnable and outrageous. This situation will only promote violence and hatred and may push more people to armed path,” said the chairman of…

Youth booked under PSA shifted to Kot Bhalwal

Youth booked under PSA shifted to Kot Bhalwal

Srinagar, Feb 22: Police has booked a youth under Public Safety Act (PSA) in south Kashmir and shifted him to Kot Bhalwal Jail in Jammu, official sources told GNS. They said Muzamil Ganie son of Ghulam Mohd Ganie of Chatpora village of Pulwama was shifted to Kot Bhalwal last evening after…

Kashmir Editors Guild slams ‘media strangulation’ after govt stops ads to leading dailies

Kashmir Editors Guild slams ‘media strangulation’ after govt stops ads to leading dailies

Srinagar, Feb 22: The Jammu and Kashmir government has stopped advertisements to two major dailies of the state, the Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) said on Friday, seeking intervention of Press Council of India and Editors Guild of India to stop what it called attempts at “strangulating the media”  and “slaying institutions.”…

Court rejects bail plea of lawyers who forged bail order

Court rejects bail plea of lawyers who forged bail order

Srinagar, Feb 22: A court here has rejected the bail application of two advocates who were arrested earlier this month on charges of forging a High Court bail order to get three car-theft accused released in 2017. Pir Amir Rashid of Srinagar and Mousavir Bashir Mir of Baramulla had filed the…

Traffic partially restored on Srinagar-Jammu Highway

Traffic partially restored on Srinagar-Jammu Highway

Srinagar, Feb 22: Authorities on Friday evening partially restored traffic on the Srinagar-Jammu Highway for vehicular traffic after three days. An official of the traffic department told GNS that landslides and shooting stones which had blocked the highway at Maroge, Anokhifall, Panthal and Mom Passi were cleared partially and the traffic…

Gunfight breaks out in Sopore village; Internet service snapped, restrictions imposed

Gunfight breaks out in Sopore village; Internet service snapped, restrictions imposed

Srinagar, Feb 22: After 8-hours long siege, a gunfight broke out in Warpora area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday. Reports reaching GNS that army’s 22 RR, CRPF and SOG cordoned off Warpora area at around 2:35 pm today. A police officer also confirmed that the joint team…

We’re indebted to Sikhs for their humanitarian gesture, says Geelani

We’re indebted to Sikhs for their humanitarian gesture, says Geelani

Srinagar, Feb 21:  Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani has strongly condemned the “lynching” of a Pakistani prisoner in Rajasthan’s Jaipur jail, saying the aftermath of Pulwama attack has created an unending wave of hatred and humiliation of Muslims in general and Kashmiris in particular. “Every city, state and…

Two persons killed, another injured as landslide sweeps vehicle in Poonch

Two persons killed, another injured as landslide sweeps vehicle in Poonch

Poonch, Feb 21: Two persons were killed and another was injured when a vehicle they were travelling in came under a landslide in Mandi area of Poonch on Thursday evening. Reports reaching GNS said that a Mahindra load carrier carrying oil for mobile towers came under the landslide, leading to on…

BSF Officer Shoots Self Dead In Along LoC in Poonch

BSF Officer Shoots Self Dead In Along LoC in Poonch

Poonch, Feb 21: An Assistant Sub-Inspector of Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday committed suicide by shooting self with his service rifle at Balnoie along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. Official sources told GNS ASI GD Karamvir Singh (48) of 168 BSF, a resident…

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