Gunfight breaks in Hajin, 2 militants believed to be trapped

Gunfight breaks in Hajin, 2 militants believed to be trapped

Srinagar: Gunfight broke out in Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Thursday. Reports reaching GNS said a joint team of Army’s 13RR, CRPF and SOG launched a cordon at Mir Mohalla of Hajin. A police officer said the operation was launched following credible inputs about the presence of some militants in the area. […]

SHO, among two cops injured in ongoing Sopore gunfight

SHO, among two cops injured in ongoing Sopore gunfight

Sopore: A police officer was among two cops injured on Thursday in an ongoing gunfight between government forces and militants in north Kashmir’s Sopore village. Reports reaching GNS said a joint team of Army’s 22 RR, special operation group of police and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Mir Mohalla Warpora village of […]

Two militants killed, three paratroopers injured in Baramulla gunfight

Two militants killed, three paratroopers injured in Baramulla gunfight

Baramulla: Two militants have been killed and three para commandos wounded in a gunfight that started on Wednesday late evening between government forces and militants in Baramulla district, official sources told GNS. They said the gunfight began after army’s 52 RR, 29 RR, Special Operation Group of Police (SOG) and CRPF on Wednesday evening launched […]

Traders protest in Srinagar against custodial death of school principal

Traders protest in Srinagar against custodial death of school principal

Srinagar: Scores of traders on Thursday protested in downtown Srinagar against the custodial death of a private school Principal Rizwan Asad Pandit on March 19. Scores of traders, representing various trade bodies, hit the streets outside historic Jamia Masjid in downtown Srinagar and protested against the custodial deaths. Holding placards, which read, “Custodial Killings Not […]

J&K Bank celebrates World Arbour Day, plants trees

J&K Bank celebrates World Arbour Day, plants trees

Srinagar: On the occasion of World Arbour Day, J&K Bank conducted a plantation drive wherein scores of saplings comprising of various species were planted here in the picturesque Badamvaer Park. Notably, the park is developed and maintained by the Bank under its Ecology and Heritage Preservation Program. Led by the Bank’s Chairman and CEO Parvez […]

Srinagar administration finalises measures for conservation, promotion of local copper art

Srinagar administration finalises measures for conservation, promotion of local copper art

SRINAGAR: Srinagar district administration Thursday finalised a plan for conservation and promotion of art of manufacturing copper utensils and providing market linkages and opportunities for hand-made copper utensils. District Development Commissioner Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary chaired a meeting with copper manufacturers union and a team of officers including ADC Srinagar, Dy Commissioner State Taxes Department, […]

Militant killed in encounter in Bandipora

Militant killed in encounter in Bandipora

Srinagar: A militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in north Kashmir district of Bandipora. Meanwhile, a police official said that security forces, with the help of locals, rescued one of the two civilians held ‘hostage’ by militants at the encounter site. Official sources said that following specific information about presence of militants, […]

NC protests in Srinagar against custodial death of school principal

NC protests in Srinagar against custodial death of school principal

Srinagar: National Conference (NC) on Thursday took out a protest rally in the summer capital, Srinagar, against the custodial death of a private school Principal Rizwan Asad Pandit on March 19. Senior NC leaders Ali Muhammad Sagar, Nasir Sogami and Mubarak Gul led the protest rally from the party headquarters at Nawa-e-Subh in Srinagar. Holding […]

Police officer among 3 injured in grenade attack in Sopore

Police officer among 3 injured in grenade attack in Sopore

Srinagar:Three policemen, including an officer, were injured in a grenade attack by militants in apple township of Sopore in north Kashmir district of Baramulla on Thursday. Official sources said that militants lobbed a grenade at a police party at village Warpora in Sopore, where a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) was launched by forces in […]