Two soldiers injured as Indo-Pak armies exchange fire at LoC

Two soldiers injured as Indo-Pak armies exchange fire at LoC

Srinagar: Two army soldiers were injured on Wednesday after troops of India and Pakistan exchanged fire and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Official sources told GNS that the Indo-Pak armies exchanged fire along the LoC at Kamalkote area of Uri sector on Wednesday morning which continued […]

‘Wall of Kindness’ brings warmth in biting cold in Srinagar

‘Wall of Kindness’ brings warmth in biting cold in Srinagar

Srinagar: As mercury continues its downward trend, pointing towards a harsh and chilly winter ahead, an initiative — ‘Wall of Kindness’ — taken by a group of young men in the summer capital is filling the hearts of Srinagarites with warmth. On the banks of river Jhelum, the boundary wall of a gutted hotel in […]

Elderly woman ‘choked to death by tear gas’ in Hajin, police rejects family claims

Elderly woman ‘choked to death by tear gas’ in Hajin, police rejects family claims

Hajjin: An elderly woman died allegedly due to suffocation caused by teargas smoke shelling during the clashes in Hajjin village of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district this evening. Reports reaching GNS said that during a Cordon and Search Operation, massive clashes were reported in Hajjin village. The government forces lobbed tear gas shells to disperse angry protesters […]

Day chill intensifies in Kashmir, night temp remains below freezing point

Day chill intensifies in Kashmir, night temp remains below freezing point

Srinagar: The chilly weather conditions continued as the mercury remained several degrees below freezing point during the night in Kashmir valley, where the temperature during the day also dipped due to overcast conditions, coupled with ice cold winds. Meanwhile, people continued to shiver due to intense cold wave in Ladakh region, where border town of […]

Panchayat Polls-2018: 7959 candidates in fray for Phase-VIII, IX

Panchayat Polls-2018: 7959 candidates in fray for Phase-VIII, IX

JAMMU: For the final two phases of the extended 9-Phase Panchayat Polls,7959 candidates are in the fray. Voting and counting for the last two phases will be held on 8th and 11th December. According to the Chief Electoral Officer, J&K, Shaleen Kabra, for penultimate Phase-VIII, 1333 candidates are in the fray for 483 Sarpanch Halqas and 5695 candidates […]

Super-50 Coaching: 4661 aspirants appear in screening test across Kashmir

Super-50 Coaching: 4661 aspirants appear in screening test across Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Around 4661 aspirants appeared in the screening test for government-run free Super-50 Coaching for Civil Services (KAS/IAS) and Professional Courses(NEET/JEE etc) at various centres across the Kashmir valley today. The coaching is being organized by the Department of School Education. Out of total aspirants who appeared in the test, 3335 appeared for NEET/JEE and […]

Govt to develop network of STPs to save water bodies

Govt to develop network of STPs to save water bodies

JAMMU: As a long-term strategy to for conservation of prominent water bodies in the State, including Dal Lake, Jhelum, Chenab and Tawi rivers from pollution hazards, and for the restoration of pristine glory of twin capital cities viz; Jammu and Srinagar, the Government will develop Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) of adequate capacities. Such STPs will […]

No threat to concerns of JKB employees, make RTI Act applicable: Soz

No threat to concerns of JKB employees, make RTI Act applicable: Soz

Srinagar: Expressing satisfaction that there is no threat to the concerns of the employees of Jammu and Kashmir Bank (JKB), senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Prof Saifuddin Soz on Wednesday demanded that RTI Act must be made applicable to Bank. “The safety and security of J&K Bank should be the concern of every […]

KTMF chairman Khan arrested in Srinagar

KTMF chairman Khan arrested in Srinagar

Srinagar: Chairman of Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) Haji Mohammad Yaseen Khan was arrested to prevent him from joining protests against the alleged Human Rights (HR) violations by security forces in the Kashmir valley. The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), comprising Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Moulvi Omar Farooq and Mohammad Yaseen Malik , has […]