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Day 4: Mobile Internet Being ‘Restored Shortly’ In Srinagar

Day 4: Mobile Internet Being ‘Restored Shortly’ In Srinagar

Srinagar, May 22: The mobile internet services, shut in Srinagar from last four consecutive days, is being restored very shortly, a senior police officer told GNS on Friday evening. “The internet services will resume very shortly,” he said. The internet and voice calling services were suspended at around dawn on…

Wearing masks made mandatory in Ganderbal

Wearing masks made mandatory in Ganderbal

Ganderbal, May 22: The administration in Ganderbal on Friday made wearing masks or facial cotton covers mandatory for the people of central Kashmir district. Ganderbal is one of the two districts, Bandipora being the second, in Kashmir which is not among Red Zone areas. In an order issued here, the…

Minor boy suffers pellet injury in eye in Pulwama clashes

Minor boy suffers pellet injury in eye in Pulwama clashes

Pulwama, May 21: A 9-year-old boy suffered pellet injury in an eye as government forces on Thursday resorted to pellet firing and teargas shelling amid a cordon-and-search-operation launched in Karimabad area in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Sources said that soon after the militants attacked a police party near Princhoo, leading…

Landslides Closes Highway, 2000 vehicles stranded

Landslides Closes Highway, 2000 vehicles stranded

Srinagar, May 21: The Jammu-Srinagar Highway, only surface link connecting Kashmir Valley with outside world, was again closed for traffic on Thursday afternoon. Official sources told GNS that the strategic thoroughfare was closed after massive landslides near Panthyal along the highway. Around 2000 vehicles, mainly trucks, are stranded due to…

MHA Withdraws 15 ITBP Companies From J&K, Ladakh

MHA Withdraws 15 ITBP Companies From J&K, Ladakh

Srinagar, May 21: The government of India has ordered the withdrawal of 15 companies of Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) from Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, officials told GNS on Thursday. They said that among the 15 units comprising over 1,500 personnel, 8 are being withdrawn from the Kashmir region,…

3 youth whose pictures with weapons went viral held in Kupwara

3 youth whose pictures with weapons went viral held in Kupwara

Kupwara, May 21: Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested three youths who had purportedly posted photographs on the social media holding guns and announced that they had joined militant ranks. The trio was arrested from Gujarpatti Ganbugh area in Sogam Lolab in this north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. SSP Kupwara…

2 pregnant women among 74 more test positive, tally nears 1400 mark

2 pregnant women among 74 more test positive, tally nears 1400 mark

Srinagar, May 20: 74 persons including two pregnant women on wednesday tested positive for the novel coronavirus, pushing the overall tally of the covid-19 patients in Jammu and Kashmir inch closer to 1400 mark. Professor Farooq Jan, medical superintendent SKIMS Soura, told GNS that 1992 samples were processed at the…

2 BSF troopers killed in militant attack near Pandach Ganderbal

2 BSF troopers killed in militant attack near Pandach Ganderbal

Srinagar, May 20 : Two BSF personnel were killed when militants attacked a party of 37 batallion of the paramilitary forces near Pandach area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Wednesday afternoon. Official sources told GNS that the militants fired discriminately at the BSF party near old road Pandach, resulting…

Nawakadal gunfight: 2 Hizb Militants Killed; Cop, CRPF men injured

Nawakadal gunfight: 2 Hizb Militants Killed; Cop, CRPF men injured

Operation going on: IGP Kashmir Srinagar, May 19: Two Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militants were killed in encounter with a joint team of police and CRPF in Kanimazar area of Nawakadal here on Tuesday. One personnel each from SOG of police and paramilitary CRPF were injured in the gunfight. “Two militants have been…