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SP among 10 killed in Punjab twin militant attacks

Jagmohan Singh

Gurdaspur, July 27: In a major militant attack, three fidayeen Monday attacked passengers in a moving bus and stormed a police station, killing seven persons including an SP. All the three attackers were also killed after a day-long operation.In the pre-dawn attack, the militants, suspected to be members of either Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) or Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), in Army fatigues first targeted a roadside eatery, then spra ... Read

IB, LoC sealed in J&K after Punjab attack

Sumaiya Yousuf

Srinagar, July 27: The troops have sealed the International Border (IB) and Line of Control (LoC) in Jam ... Read

Jammu on high alert; BSF increases vigil on IB

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, July 27: In view of militant attack in Gurdaspur, Punjab, high alert has been sounded across J ... Read

BSF asked to find out how militants breached border

PTI

New Delhi, July 27: Describing the militant strike in Gurdaspur as "serious", Government of India (GoI) M ... Read

Want good ties with Pak, will act tough if nation...

Neelabh Srivastava

Neemuch (Madhya Pradesh), July 27: On a day Punjab's border district of Gurdaspur was hit by a militant strike, Union Ho ... Read

Bureaucrats, politicians encroach upon forest lan...

Ishfaq Naseem

Srinagar, July 27: A report of the forest department has noted that over 2.6 lakh kanals of forest land, ... Read

APJ Abdul Kalam no more

PTI

Shillong, July 27: Former president,  A P J Abdul Kalam,  a popular head of state between 2002 and 2007, ... Read

News

Court serves notices to Govt, asks to file objections...

Sheikh Saleem

SRINAGAR: High Court has issued notices to the state government asking them to file objections in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) alleging that fake certificates have been issued by Director Indian System of Medicines (ISM).Court entertained the petition of Abdul Ras ... Read

Kulgam crackdown: villagers alle...

Muhammad Suhail

Kulgam: Several people, including a woman, were injured after A ... Read

Mufti shocked, Mehbooba anguishe...

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, has expressed de ... Read

Hurriyat (G) to organise seminar...

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (G) is organizing a day-long ‘acade ... Read

City

College contractual teachers face administrative ‘apa...

IRFAN RASHID

SRINAGAR: The contractual teachers’ at college and higher secondary level have expressed dismay over facing the “hostile” environment at the hands permanent faculty.Contractual College Teachers Association said that despite working on a meager amount of salary against p ... Read

When chinar branches play spoil ...

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: Panic gripped at Ikhrajpora locality of Srinagar city a ... Read

Governor launches Ambulance Service

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: Governor N.N. Vohra launched a new Ambulance Service at ... Read

Three gamblers arrested

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: Srinagar police arrested three gamblers and recovered s ... Read

Kashmir

Police uses force to quell protesting students of GDC...

Shiekh Saleem

Bandipora: Police Monday used force to quell students who were protesting against the alleged harassment by college principal and Army's “unnecessary interference’ in educational institutions in Bandipora.Protesting students from Hasan Shah Khuhami College Bandipora (HSK ... Read

Koul takes stock of ‘pol activit...

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: After conducting a four-day tour of Budgam , Srinagar, ... Read

Shift Kashmiri political prisone...

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir Salvation Movement (JKSM) Chairman Zaffer ... Read

ReT forum discusses pending sala...

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Rehbar-e-Taleem (ReT) Forum today hel ... Read

Jammu

ACC to hold candle light march on Wednesday

Rising Kashmir News’

Jammu, July 27: To press for the demand of AIIMS in Jammu region, AIIMS Coordination Committee (ACC) will hold a massive candle light protest march on Wednesday ahead of 3-days long bandh in Jammu."The ACC would organize a massive candle light protest march on July 29, which ... Read

Hunger strike enters seventh day

Rising Kashmir News’

Jammu, July 27: The chain hunger strike resumed by the AIIMS coordinati ... Read

Cloudburst damages school buildi...

Banihal, July 27: In yet another incident, a cloudburst hit mountainous h ... Read

13 injured in road accident in J...

Jammu, July 27: Thirteen people were injured when the vehicle they were ... Read

Opinion

What makes Israel so unhappy?

Manish Rai

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immediately after the signing of Iran and P5+1 nuclear agreement declared it as “stunning historical mistake”. Even Israelis have gone one step forward and they are pressing US lawmakers in Congress to block the dea ... Read

Peace Constituency and Blood on ...

Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani

Peace activist, Kuldip Nayar is partly right that the b ... Read

The puzzling Israeli, Saudi, Ind...

Saeed Naqvi

In May 1993, Shimon Peres became the first Israeli For ... Read

Bhujangi Bhaijaan

M.J. Akbar

Anything as witty as an Amul butter advertising campai ... Read

Editorial

Accountability Check

It is commendable that the demand of replacement of damaged textbooks in flood affected areas has been entertained and supported by Human Resource Development and funds amounting to about Rs 20 crores have been provided. The state government must expedite t ... Read

Stop Politics, Save People

Cloudbursts and the havocs they have been wrecking in ... Read

Patch work

Every time heavy downpour leaves the streets waterlogge ... Read

Tread with caution

Major incidents of violence involving communities in th ... Read

Business

Contractors threaten state-wide strike

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: Contractor Monday threatened to launch a state wide strike as government has failed to clear their pending liability to the tune of Rs 63 crore.Addressing a press conference, United National Contractors Association Estate (UNCAE) and Jammu and Kashmir Contract ... Read

Tour operators, hoteliers sign M...

Rising Kashmir News’

Valley’s tour operators and hoteliers have signed have ... Read

Ganga launches plantation drive,...

Rising Kashmir News

UDHAMPUR: Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash G ... Read

KU’s South Campus will have job-...

Rising Kashmir News’

ANANTNAG, JULY 25, 2015 In a move aimed at broadening the scope of educational ... Read

Sports

Mega sports events at Bandipora from July 28

Rising Kashmir News’

BANDIPORA, JULY 21: In order to finalise the arrangements being made for state level inter district mega events to be held at S.K. Sports Stadium Bandipora with effect from July 28, 2015, a meeting of concerned officers was held here today with Additional Deputy Commissioner Band ... Read

Sonawari Volleyball Championship...

Rising Kashmir News’

Srinagar, July 21: League matches for the upcoming Sonawari Volleyball cha ... Read

Manzoor to attend ‘Scouting Work...

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: J&K Bank head coach Manzoor Ahmed Dar has been selected ... Read

Ansari felicitates water sports ...

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: Minister for Youth Services and Sports, Information Tec ... Read

Viewpoint

Beduiuzzaman Nursi on Quranic revelation—I

Prof Hamid Naseem Rafiabadi

Bediüzzaman Nursi has given a very comprehensive but unique account of the Prophethood and revelation and has related it to science universe and the miracles in most beautiful way accommodating its classical and modern interpretations. He describes Prophet ... Read

Execution not suitable to growth...

Jaasir Mir

Government is all set to execute the death sentence of ... Read

Technology: Invader or a liberat...

Sana Shabir

We live in an uncertain world which challenges every si ... Read

No politics over religion

Sunaina Malik

It is very tough for me to comprehend that why time and ... Read

Responses

Media Summit

Dear Editor This is in reference to the recently held Media Summit in Kashmir. Some of the panelists in the summit expressed their differences and angst with Kashmiri journalists. They labeled Kashmiri journalists as “activist”. One of the panelists wrot ... Read

Ecological balance

Dear Editor, This is in response to news report abou ... Read

Misbehaving cops

Dear Editor, This is in reference to the news report ... Read

Charging attendants

Dear Editor, This is in response to the report publi ... Read

North Kashmir

Health centers function from rickety infrastructure ...

M T Rasool

Bandipora: The health care centres in  North Kashmir’s Bandipora district are running from rickety infrastructure with 33 villages lacking healthcare facilities.According to officials  51 out of 62 health centres in the  district are operating from  rented rooms and lack ... Read

3 years on BRO fails to repair B...

M T Rasool

Bandipora: The Border Roads Organization (BRO) has failed to repai ... Read

Delina residents peeved over lac...

Peerzada Aarif

BARAMULLA The inhabitants of Delina in North Kashmir’s Baramulla ... Read

Govt neglects historic Shahabad

Shahjahan Afzal

Shahabad The village Shahabad- which has been named after the no ... Read

South Kashmir

Garbage litters roads in Pulwama

Javid u Salam

Pulwama A health threat looms in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district due to unattended piles of garbage at public places across the town which has shot up the population of stray dogs here.The Municipal Committee Pulwama (MCP) has failed to dispose off the waste in a sci ... Read

Vessu industrial estate sans dev...

Muhammad Suhail

Anantnag, Jul 26 The development of industrial estate at Veesu in Qazigu ... Read

CM’s constituency reels under da...

RK South Bureau

Anantnag, Jul 25: The Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed’s home town, ... Read

Production takes hit as Bijbehar...

Muhammad Suhail

Bijbehara The Bijbehara industrial estate is devoid of basic infr ... Read

Central Kashmir

Picturesque Doodhpathri turns den of ‘illicit activit...

Nazir Ganaie

DOODHPATHRI, BUDGAM: At a time when the State government was contemplating to develop various tourist destinations across Jammu Kashmir with high-standards and infrastructure, the Doodhpathri resort in central Kashmir’s Budgam district is virtually turning into a den of anti-s ... Read

Plundering Nallah Sindh

IRFAN RAINA

Ganderbal, June 24 Illegal extraction of sand, bajri, boulders from nallah ... Read

Ganderbal town stinks

IRFAN RAINA

Ganderbal, June 24 This central Kashmir town has turned into a dumping pla ... Read

Book Review

A thought provoking read

Dr. Gulfishan Khan

The book, Essays on Sayyid Ahmad Khan and Shaikh Muhammad Abdullah, is the result of the thirteen essays/articles penned by the author over the past decade. These essays seek to provide an in-depth understanding of the two widely acclaimed personalities—Say ... Read

A marvelous contribution for rea...

Mumtaz Ahmad Numani

The book, small in size but large in content, has been ... Read

Murder mystery set in an ashram

IRFAN RASHID

‘Guruji’s Ashram’, the debut novel of Sunil Sinha, make ... Read

Book communicates the message of...

Prof Syed Habib

Lal Ded Revisited, hard bound, printed on good paper is ... Read

Interviews

Modi is in better position to get K-issue resolved: K...

Veteran journalist, Kuldip Nayar, is a witness to India’s 68 years of existence. He has seen every facet of India from times of Lord Mountbatten to Narendra Modi. Yet he considers himself a journalist by accident. On the sidelines of Srinagar Media Summit, ... Read

Previous government did not take...

In the second episode of Daily Rising Kashmir’s Live Ch ... Read

Third party mediation on Kashmir...

Kapil Kak, retired Air Vice Marshal of the Indian Air F ... Read

‘Dukh to Hota Hai but I stay pos...

Gowhar Geelani

Parvez Rasool’s meteoric ascendency to stardom can be g ... Read

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