4 Arrested In Plot To Target Muslims In NY

NEW YORK — Police in New York state on Wednesday identified three young men arrested for allegedly planning a “potentially lethal” attack on a Muslim community regularly targeted by US extremist sites. Brian Colaneri, 20, Andrew Crysel, 18 and Vincent Vetromile, 19 were arrested after police in Greece, New York recovered three explosive devices and 23 […]

Budgam Youth Goes Missing 

SRINAGAR — A youth from Dalwan area of Charar-e-shareef in Budgam has gone missing from Tuesday, a day after a gunfight took place in the Hapatnar area of the central Kashmir district in which three Al-Badr militants were killed. Reports reaching GNS said that Azad Ahmad Dar son of Masood Dar left his home at […]

Fresh Avalanche Warning In 9 Districts 

SRINAGAR — In view of avalanche threat in nine avalanche prone districts of Kashmir division, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed concerned DCs to take all the precautionary measures and keep the SDRF, Police and Para-medical staff with ambulances in readiness to avert any untoward incident. The warning has been issued for the avalanche-prone […]

Ambulance Stopped For 95 Minutes By Police In Kupwara

SRINAGAR — Most of staff at Sub District Hospital Sogam on Thursday observed for half an hour in protest against stopping of an ambulance by Special Operation of Police for 95 minutes in northern Kupwara district. Hospital staff told a local news agency GNS said that one ambulance (Sumo type) bearing number JK09A-0812 of SDH […]

2 Hunters Dead In Lolab Avalanche  

SRINAGAR — Bodies of two hunters were recovered by a rescue team of army’s 18 Rashtriya Rifles on Thursday, a day after they were swept away by a snow avalanche in Lolab forests of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Official sources said that bodies of Bashir Ahmad Hajam son of Mohd Younis and Mamdin Hajam son Najamdin […]

Body Of Rajouri Man Killed In Saudi Arabia Reaches Home

RAJOURI — Nearly a month after he was murdered in Saudi Arabia, the body of Rajouri man, Mohammad Khalil Mirza, was flown to his native village at the behest of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). The poor family expressed gratitude to the MEA for making all arrangements to bring the body back. “The body reached home […]

GDC Bandipora Organises Youth Parliament Festival 2019

BANDIPORA — National Social Services Wing of Hassan Khoyihami Memorial Government Degree College Bandipora on Thursday launched the District Youth Parliament Festival 2019. The festival will continue till 28th of this month. Additional Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Zahoor Ahmad Mir was the chief guest on the occasion while Principal Prof Hakeem Gh Mustafa, Vice-Principal Dr Kounser Parveen, […]

Ahead of R-Day, Govt Forces Intensify Frisking Across Valley  

SRINAGAR — Ahead of R-Day in Kashmir, government forces step up more barricades and intensified frisking across Kashmir Valley.    Reports said government forces have been deployed in strength at strategic locations in the city to prevent militants from moving around. The law enforcing agencies were seen carrying out random frisking and searches of vehicles entering […]

Day 4: Highway Closed, To Remain Shut Today Too   

SRINAGAR — Srinagar-Jammu highway, the only surface link connecting Kashmir Valley with the rest of the world, will continue to remain closed for fresh traffic for fifth consecutive day on Friday, officials said on Thursday. “Traffic movement disrupted continuously for 4th day due to frequently shooting stones/landslides occurred in Ramban- Banihal stretch on Jammu Srinagar,” […]

India Urged To Ensure Security Of Journalists In Kashmir

SRINAGAR — The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) has expressed its deep concern over the assault on photojournalists, who were covering an encounter in Shopian district, on 22 January 2019, which resulted in four journalists being injured.  Among those injured were photojournalist, Waseem Andrabi, Nisar ul Haq, Junaid Gulzar and Mir Burhan. Waseem […]

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