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As number of active militants goes down, OWG graph shows steep rise in J&K, reveals official report

As number of active militants goes down, OWG graph shows steep rise in J&K, reveals official report

Leh, Kargil militancy free; 112 OGWs in Sgr, 496 in Handwara, 317 in Kulgam, 130 in Anantnag, 92 in Pulwama, 71 in Awantipore, Ganderbal only district with no active militant Srinagar, July 18: The official report of the Crime wing of Jammu and Kashmir police has revealed that while on one…

Woman Killed In Flash Floods Triggered By Cloudbursts; Houses, Crops Damaged, Foot Bridge Washed Away In Lolab

Woman Killed In Flash Floods Triggered By Cloudbursts; Houses, Crops Damaged, Foot Bridge Washed Away In Lolab

Srinagar, July 18: A woman died in flash floods triggered by multiple cloudbursts in Lolab area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Thursday. According to local reports and police, the woman identified as Shafiqa Bano (35) was washed away by the flash floods in Bera Rudi, Khordi, Bat Gagal, Surgam in…

Defence forces owe Rs 24.5 crore as rent to landowners in J&K

Defence forces owe Rs 24.5 crore as rent to landowners in J&K

New Delhi, July 18:  The Union government owes an outstanding due of Rs 24.5 crore as rent to various land owners in Jammu and Kashmir, the Defence Ministry has informed the Parliament. The outstanding dues are only for land hired by the Defence Ministry for its various wings, departments and…

LeT militant killed in Sopore gunfight

LeT militant killed in Sopore gunfight

Body of slain handed over to family; scores injured in clashes; internet snapped, colleges remain closed in Sopore, Baramulla Srinagar, July 17: A militant of Lashkar-e-Toiba outfit was killed in an encounter with government forces at Gund Brath area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday. Reports reaching GNS…

Year 2018 was more violent than 2017, reveal official figures

Year 2018 was more violent than 2017, reveal official figures

697 militancy related incidents were reported against 503 in 2017, 68 civilian died in year, forces causalities dropped Srinagar, July 17: The annual report released by the State Crime Department has revealed that the year 2018 was more violent on all fronts than the 2017 as the year witnessed 697…

Hail, windstorm damage several houses, crops in Sopore, Tral

Hail, windstorm damage several houses, crops in Sopore, Tral

Srinagar, July 15: Torrential rains coupled with windstorm wreaked havoc to many houses including agricultural land across Sopore villages on Monday evening. Reports reaching GNS said life in Zaingeer belt of Sopore came to a standstill after hit by strong winds followed by heavy rains and hailstorm. Many houses have…

No change in anti-militancy operations in Kashmir, reveal security officials

No change in anti-militancy operations in Kashmir, reveal security officials

‘We continue to act on specific inputs to catch militants, many on our radar, 125 militants killed this year so far’ Srinagar, July 15: Top security officials Monday revealed that there was no change in the anti-militancy strategy in Kashmir and the specific human intelligence operations will continue despite the…

Indo-Pak civil society-led dialogue held in Islamabad, first after Pulwama 

Indo-Pak civil society-led dialogue held in Islamabad, first after Pulwama 

Islamabad/New Delhi, July 13:  Improving cross-border connectivity and trade, people-to-people exchanges and educational collaboration were among the subjects discussed at the two-day civil society-led Track-II dialogue between India and Pakistan in Islamabad, the first such initiative after the Pulwama terror attack that soured relations between the two neighbouring countries. The…

Advsior Sharma inaugurates Rs 16.34 Cr Chillung Mini Hydel Project in Kargil

Advsior Sharma inaugurates Rs 16.34 Cr Chillung Mini Hydel Project in Kargil

Project to meet power requirement of Tai Suru block, congratulates KREDA, other executing agencies KARGIL JULY 13: Advisor to Governor, K K Sharma along with Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan today inaugurated 1 MW Chillung Mini Hydel Project at Panikhar Suru Valley. The project was executed…

National Lok Adalat held across Kashmir Division

National Lok Adalat held across Kashmir Division

SRINAGAR, JULY 13: In order to provide free legal services, facilitate amicable settlement of the disputes and reduce pendency of cases in courts, National Lok Adalats were held across Kashmir division wherein various pre and post litigation cases related to different matters were taken up. At Srinagar, the National Lok…