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Two militants killed in overnight Shopian gunfight

Two militants killed in overnight Shopian gunfight

Srinagar, Nov 6: Two militants were killed in a gunfight with goverment forces at Safanagri area in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Tuesday pre-dawn hours. Official sources told GNS that a joint team of army and SOG launched a cordon-and- search operation at Safanagri following specific inputs about the presence…

Nocturnal gunfight breaks out in Shopian village

Nocturnal gunfight breaks out in Shopian village

Srinagar, Nov 6: A gunfight broke out between Goverment forces and militants at Safanagri area in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Tuesday pre-dawn hours. Official sources told GNS that a joint team of army and SOG launched a cordon-and- search operation at Safanagri following specific inputs about the presence of…

Soldier killed after hit by army vehicle in Poonch

Soldier killed after hit by army vehicle in Poonch

Poonch, Nov 5: An army soldier was crushed to death by a vehicle at Surankote area of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. Reports reaching GNS said that Sepoy Shalinder Kumar Singh of 16 RR was hit by the army vehicle near army’s 6 sector headquarter in Surankote today morning. In…

Cold grips Kashmir, temperatures fall by more than 12 Deg Cel 

Cold grips Kashmir, temperatures fall by more than 12 Deg Cel 

Srinagar, Nov 5: Cold conditions continued in Kashmir following weekend’s snowfall as day temperature hovered around or below seven degree Celsius in most parts of the Valley on Monday. Srinagar—the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir—recorded a maximum of 7.1 degrees Celsius, less by over 12 degrees Celsius from the normal…

J&K Bank restores ATM operations on war footing in Kashmir

J&K Bank restores ATM operations on war footing in Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 04: After developing a snag in its ATM network in the Kashmir Valley owing to disruption in the power supply following unprecedented snowfall, J&K Bank has made most of its automated teller machines (ATMs) operational in the region. Soon after the bank’s ATM network went out of gear, the…

Man injured after Verandah of his house collapses due to snow in Pulwama

Man injured after Verandah of his house collapses due to snow in Pulwama

Srinagar, Nov 4: A person was injured when Verandah of an under construction house collapsed reportedly due to rains and snowfall at Thokerpora, Rahmoo area of Pulwama in south Kashmir on Sunday.   The injured person identified as Javid Ahmad Thoker son of Ghulam Mohidduin Thoker has been admitted to a…

Excise Dept seizes 450 kg Bhukki at Lakhanpur

Excise Dept seizes 450 kg Bhukki at Lakhanpur

Srinagar, Nov 4: Continuing with its drive against smugglers, the Excise Department foiled another major attempt of smuggling at toll post Lakhanpur. An official statement issued to GNS said the vigilant officials of Excise Department at Toll Post Lakhanpur foiled a major attempt of smuggling out from State when they detected…

Parents, students urge authorities to suspend class work for two days

Parents, students urge authorities to suspend class work for two days

  Srinagar, Nov 4: Parents of students on Sunday urged authorities to close educational institutes at least for two days in wake of the cold snap following snowfall in Kashmir Valley. Students of Kashmir University and other institutions also demanded authorities to suspend at least class work as there is a…

Shopian gunfight: Family, locals reject police claim, maintain Shahid was civilian

Shopian gunfight: Family, locals reject police claim, maintain Shahid was civilian

Srinagar, Nov 4: Locals on Sunday rejected police claims regarding civilian Shahid Manzoor Mir, one of the two persons killed during an encounter in Khudpora, Gagran area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district. The other slain has been identified as Irfan Ahmad Bhat son of Ali Mohammad of Bandzoo Pulwama at present…

Shopian Encounter: One among two slain identified as civilian

Shopian Encounter: One among two slain identified as civilian

Srinagar, Nov 04: As two bodies were recovered near the encounter site at Khudpora area of Shopian and claimed to be that of militants, one of the slain has turned out to be a civilian. Locals and official sources said that while body of a militant was recovered yesterday, the…