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Govt forces launch search operation in north Kashmir’s Hajin village

Srinagar: Government forces Tuesday morning launched a cordon and search operation in Chandergeer village of Hajin township in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Reports said that the forces conducted door-to-door searches in the village. Police sources said that following specific inputs about movement of militants in the area, a joint team of forces including army, local police […]

Militants, forces exchange brief gunfire in Handwara village

Suhail Khan Srinagar, March 6: Militants and government forces on Wednesday evening exchanged fire at Badrapayeen village of Kralgund in Handwara area in north Kahsmir’s Kupwara district. Reports reaching GNS said that government forces, following specific information about the presence of militants, were throwing a cordon-and-search operation in the village when they came under the […]

Centre to deploy more paramilitary forces in Kashmir

Nadeem Nadu Srinagar, Feb 22 : The Centre has decided to deploy 100 more companies of paramilitary forces in Kashmir Valley immediately. “We have to urgently deploy CAPFs in Jammu & Kashmir. It is requested to provide 100 coys of CAPFs (CRPF – 45,BSF-35,SSB-10 & ITBP 10) to Govt of J&K with immediate effect and […]

Kashmiri youth forces to become fidayeen attackers: UJC

Srinagar, Feb 15: United Jihad Council (UJC) chief Syed Salahuddin has termed the Pulwama attack as “eye-opener” for New Delhi and said India’s “anti-Kashmir” policy and international community’s “criminal silence” has forced Kashmiri youth to become fidayeen attackers. Syed Salahuddin in a statement issued to GNS said New Delhi by blaming Pakistan for the attack […]

Snowfall forces cancellation of all flights at Srinagar airport

Flight operations were suspended on Thursday at the Srinagar airport due to poor visibility and heavy snowfall. “Due to bad weather and heavy snowfall at Srinagar Airport all flights are cancelled for today,” the airport authorities announced on Twitter.   An official said snow clearance on the runway was getting hampered by continuing snowfall. The […]