Prisoner Escapes from Baramulla Court

SRINAGAR: A youth, who was arrested, five months back, Monday escaped from local court complex Baramulla in north Kashmir. Yasir Mir son of Abdul Rashid Mir, a resident of Hazratbal, Srinagar escaped police custody before being produced in the local court, official sources said. Mir, police said, was taken into custody in connection with alleged […]

Farooq changes statements 10 times a day: Geelani

Srinagar: Terming the statement of National Conference patron Farooq Abdullah about the article 370 as ridicules and politics of deceit, chairman Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani said that the article 370 is recorded only in papers and the father of Farooq Abdullah has buried this article in 1975, when he accepted chief Ministership in […]

Tral killings:Police says Hizb militants identified

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police Chief Monday said it has identified the militants responsible for the killings of Sarpanch, his son and the village head of Amlar hamlet in South Kashmir’s Tral town. Director General of Police Ashok Prasad told CNS that investigation picked up after the police arrested some of the kins of militants […]

Govt employees block train in South Kashmir

Anantnag: Scores of Government Employees from South Kashmir’s Anantnag district Monday staged a protest against Rail Authorities demanding additional bogies to be attached with the train so that overloading menace could be eliminated. The protestors halted Passenger train near Khanabal and raised slogans against Rail Authorities.        Eyewitnesses said that the protestors blocked […]

Tin box creates panic in Dalgate

Srinagar: Presence of a tin box wrapped in polythene created panic in Braripora area of Dalgate Srinagar on Monday afternoon. Eyewitnesses said that police suspended traffic on Dalgate road and called bomb disposal squad after it found a tin box wrapped in white polythene lying on the road. Police had apprehensions that the tin may […]

NC cavalcade stoned in Ganderbal

Ganderbal: In Chief Minister’s Ganderbal constituency, youth tried to attack his cavalcade with stones near Beehama chowk when his motorcade was on way to Central Kashmir’s Kangan town. Eyewitnesses told CNS, that National top brass including Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, NC Patron Dr Farooq Abdullah, Davinder Singh Rana and Dr Mehboob Beigh were on way […]

SMC truck hits biker, kills woman

Srinagar: A woman pillion rider was killed on the spot when an SMC truck hit a motorcycle at Solina Srinagar Monday afternoon. Eyewitnesses said that a garbage lifting truck of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (JK01S-0137) hit a biker coming from wrong side near Solina that resulted in the on the spot death of 45 year old […]

City Traffic Police Issues New Plan

Srinagar: Soon after the road accident at Solina left a woman dead, City traffic police issued new traffic plan along Jahangir Chowk- Ram Bagh Flyover Corridor from Ist May, 2014. In view of construction on Jahangir Chowk-Rambagh flyover, limited number of vehicles will be allowed to travel from Jahangir Chowk to Budgam and adjacent areas. […]

Magam attack: 4 held

SRINAGAR: Police on Monday detained four persons in connection with Sunday’s Magam grenade explosion in Budgam district. On Sunday, a grenade explosion rocked Magam as the preparations were underway for the election rally of National Conference which the party president Farooq Abdullah was scheduled to address. The attack left 17 persons injured with splinters wounds, […]

Auto ferrying anti-poll posters seized

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday arrested a youth and seized an autorikshaw carrying anti-election posters in north Kashmir’s Bandipore district. Official sources said that on a specific input police and Special Operation Group laid a check point in Bandipore and detained Abid Farooq Jan, resident of Qazipora in the district. “The youth was […]