Authorities impose complete lockdown in Srinagar till May 31

Srinagar: Ahead of Eid ul Fitr, authorities in Srinagar on Saturday imposed a complete lockdown till May 31 in the district amid the prevailing COVID-19 lockdown. The lockdown has been ordered by the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), the Srinagar District Administration wrote on Twitter. While essential services will be allowed to operate as per […]

J&K govt orders minor reshuffle in administration

Srinagar: The J&K government on Wednesday ordered a minor reshuffle in the administration. Farooq Ahmad Shah, Custodian General J&K has been transferred and shall await further orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department as per an order issued by Additional Secretary GAD. Suriya Jabeen, Managing Director JAKFED has been transferred and posted as Custodian […]

Stop harassing journalists: KWJA to police

Srinagar: Kashmir Working Journalists Association (KWJA) has condemned the continued “harassment and intimidation” of journalists in Kashmir. In the latest instance, Srinagar-based journalist and editor of weekly The Kashmir Walla, Fahad Shah, was summoned by Police to explain its reportage of the recent gunfight in the city in which some 15 houses were damaged and […]

Policeman killed, another injured in militant attack in Pulwama

  Pulwama: A policeman was killed and another injured after militants attacked a joint police and CRPF in Pulwama district of south Kashmir on Thursday. A police officer told GNS that the militants fired indiscriminately at the joint naka near Prichoo area of Pulwama, resulting in injuries to two policemen who were been removed to […]

KPC expresses concern on police summons to journalist Fahad

SRINAGAR: The Kashmir Press Club on Thursday expresses its concern that the summoning of journalists in Kashmir by police has not stopped. In the latest incident, a Kashmir based journalist Fahad Shah, has brought to the notice of the Club that he was summoned by Jammu and Kashmir Police’s Cyber Cell on Wednesday afternoon. “As […]

Citizens’ group of Yashwant Sinha, Kapil Kak, et al, decries repressive measures in J&K

Srinagar: Concerned Citizens Group, comprising of prominent citizens of India has expressed its concern over various issues related to Jammu and Kashmir in the backdrop of Abrogation of special status of erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir and its after math. In a  joint statement, Yashwant Sinha (former union minister), Wajahat Habibullah (former bureaucrat), Kapil Kak  (noted film […]

Three youth whose photos with weapons went viral arrested in Kupwara

  Kupwara: Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested three youths who had purportedly posted photographs on social media holding guns and announced that they had joined militant ranks. The trio was arrested from Gujarpatti Ganbugh area in Sogam Lolab in this north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. SSP Kupwara Shri Ram Ambarkar told GNS that on […]

Budgam woman dies of Covid at CD Hospital, tally climbs to 19

Srinagar: Days after testing positive for the novel coronavirus, a 70-year-old woman from Budgam district died at a hospital here on Thursday, taking the overall toll due to the disease in Jammu and Kashmir to 19. A resident of Parisabad Budgam, the woman died at CD hospital, one of the facilities exclusively meant for the […]

Two BSF soldiers killed, rifles snatched in militant attack in Ganderbal

Two BSF soldiers killed, rifles snatched in militant attack in Ganderbal

Srinagar: Two Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers were killed when militants attacked them in Srinagar outskirts on Wednesday. In the afternoon, bike-borne militants fired on soldiers of 37 Battalion of BSF at Pandach Chowk in which two soldiers received bullet injuries. They were removed to hospital for treatment where they were declared brought dead. Director […]

Police summons journalist Fahad to Cyber Police Station

Police summons journalist Fahad to Cyber Police Station

Srinagar: Police on Wednesday summoned The Kashmir Walla’s editor, Fahad Shah, for reportage of Nawa Kadal encounter in which two militants were killed and more than 10 house were damaged. In a statement issued by the media outlet, Shah received a phone call from an unknown number and directed him to report to the Cyber […]

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