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EC team to visit J&K on March 4 and 5 to assess ground situation

EC team to visit J&K on March 4 and 5 to assess ground situation

Jammu, Feb 22:  An Election Commission team will visit Jammu and Kashmir on March 4 and 5 to assess the ground situation for holding the Lok Sabha and state Assembly polls in the state, officials said. A team of Election Commission officials would visit the state on March 4 and 5…

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…

BSF man dies of cardiac arrest

BSF man dies of cardiac arrest

Srinagar, February 22:  An ASI (GD) of Border Security Forces (BSF) Friday afternoon died of cardiac arrest along Line of Control in Keran sector of northern Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Official sources told KNO that BSF official Kunwar Bahadur Singh, 53, under registration number, 852522688, posted along Line of Control at Sundermooli…

Kashmir basic issue of contention between two nuclear powers of sub-continent: Geelani

Kashmir basic issue of contention between two nuclear powers of sub-continent: Geelani

Srinagar, February 22: Terming Kashmir as a basic issue of contention between the two nuclear powers of the sub-continent, Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani Friday said that unrealistic attitude of Indian leadership regarding this globally accepted political dispute and dealing it only militarily has created death and destruction in…

Amlar Tral, Patal-Bagh Pampore residents demand road repairs

Amlar Tral, Patal-Bagh Pampore residents demand road repairs

Basharat Rashid Pulwama, February 22: Residents of Patal-Bagh in Pampore & Amlar in Tral here have expressed resentment over dilapidated condition of roads in their areas. A delegation from the Amlar village of Tral said due to potholes, the students and commuters face problems particularly in bad weather conditions. They…

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