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SC to hear JK’s plea on MBBS, BDS entrance test today


New Delhi, May 2: The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear tomorrow a fresh plea of few states, including Jammu and Kashmir and some private medical colleges, that they be allowed to conduct their pre-scheduled test for admissions in MBBS and BDS courses."Let these applications be heard tomorrow by the bench concerned," a three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice T S Thakur said when a battery of senior lawyers including K K Venugopal ... Read

Kashmir unjustly compared with other conflict zon...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 02: Seeking the lifting of travel advisories imposed by several European countries, Chief ... Read

Travelling to Kashmir is safe: German envoy


Srinagar, May 02: German ambassador to India, Martin Ney has reassured German nations and tourists that ... Read

No bar on Hurriyat leaders talks with Pak: India

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 2: Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs, General (Retd) V K Singh said there is ... Read

Geelani says no successor during his lifetime

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 02: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani Monday said that he would continue ... Read

Mirwaiz dares Govt to fight Hurriyat on political...

Mir Liyaqat Ali

Srinagar, May 2: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Monday dared the PDP-BJP governm ... Read

Edu Minister defends teacher’s transfer against norms

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 02: Responding to a news report published in this newspaper regarding the transfer of a t ... Read

Ensure prudent use of endowment money: CM to Wakf

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 02: Calling for a structural revamp to make J&K Wakf Board a vibrant organization, Chief ... Read

Rising Kashmir responds

Rising Kashmir Desk

Srinagar, May 2: This is in reference to the the news report “Edu Dept flouts rules to transfer Minist ... Read


'India, Pakistan were poised to sign peace treaty, bu...


New Delhi: India and Pakistan had agreed on a peace and no-war treaty and were on the verge of signing it in July 1984 before Pakistan President Zia ul-Haq, who had even dismissed any need to discuss Kashmir, backtracked on advice of American lawmakers, reveals former In ... Read

Five years after Osama’s killing...


Washington: Ahead of the five-year anniversary of the killing of Os ... Read

Weatherman predicts occasional r...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Though the temperature has soared in Valley from last c ... Read

Congress questions withdrawal of...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Congress has accused the State Government of putting th ... Read


‘When teenage stone pelters face law, why not teen mu...

Marouf Gazi

Srinagar: Demanding slashing of juvenile age from 18 to 16 years, family of Romana Javed today asked “why government doesn’t bother to consider age bar when stone pelters are booked.“Today the children know how to tease a girl, how to kill someone and everything that we ... Read

Boy killed in Lal Bazaar road ac...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar 02 May: Today in the afternoon a school bus of a Public School ... Read

Aspirants miss exam, interviews,...

Marouf Gazi

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board (JKSSB) aspi ... Read

CRPF organizes blood donation camp

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: In execution of its noble credentials and values, 75 BN ... Read


Probe mismanagement, misuse of funds in Bandipora hos...

M T Rasool

Bandipora: General Secretary Peoples Democratic Party Nizam-ud-din Bhat Monday complained about administrative mismanagement in District Hospital Bandipora here in North Kashmir Bandipora District.Bhat while seeking attention of Health Minster Bali Baghat said that Distr ... Read

Army felicitates ‘Kashmir super-...

Rising Kashmir News

Baramulla: “They are the cynosure of all within the Valley; in the ... Read

Meraj-ul-Aalam arrangements revi...

Rising Kashmir News

Baramulla: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Baramulla, Yasha Mudgal today ... Read

Lok Adalat at Bijbehara, Bandipo...

Rising Kashmir News

Anantnag: Many Lok Adalats are scheduled to be held in the court ... Read


Jammu to get respite from scorching heat: MeT

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu: Day temperature continues to soar in Jammu region with the mercury settling five degrees above normal even as the Meteorological Department (MeT) predicted rains over the next five days.The maximum temperature is expected to hover around 40.9 degrees Celsius, ... Read

City to get multi-level car park...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu: A multi-level car parking facility will be set up withi ... Read

Former Jana Sangh president Balr...

Press Trust of India

New Delhi: Former Bharatiya Jana Sangh (BJS) President Balraj Madh ... Read

2 smugglers held, 25 grams of he...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu: Two persons were arrested for allegedly smuggling heroi ... Read


The Taliban comeback

Manish Rai

With the recent attacks in Kabul the Taliban demonstrated that it has become too easy for them to strike the capital at will. The Taliban wants to show ordinary Afghans how weak the local government is, that it cannot protect them even in its stronghold. Th ... Read

A new future for Kashmir

Rajni Shaleen Chopra

My Sunday musings began with a tweet by a Kashmiri who ... Read

Talking Gender in Kashmir – II

Dr. Sadaf Munshi

In continuation with the previous piece on the gender d ... Read

Islamic State’s shadow on the la...

Saeed Naqvi

It was like a macabre end to a Chabrol movie. I had ret ... Read


Business Delegation

Former Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed began the journey of PDP-BJP government by travelling to different venues with an eye on promoting J&K tourism. The incumbent CM Mehbooba Mufti is walking on the same trail as she met an Australian business delegatio ... Read

Traffic diversion

Traffic diversion in Srinagar city following the const ... Read

Handwara girl

A report published in Rising Kashmir on Thursday about ... Read

India-Pak talks

After the deadlock in the relations between India and ... Read


HDFC bank has achieve big in Kashmir: Ansari

Mir Basit Hussain

Srinagar Minister for Information Technology, Technical Education and Youth Services and Sports Imran Raza Ansari while inaugurating the 75th branch of the HDFC Bank said that he is yet to experience ‘swift transactions’ in the Jammu and Kashmir Bank. The newest branch ... Read

International flights to Kashmir...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 02 Chairing Airport Advisory Committee meeting at Srinagar ... Read

York International travels attra...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: York International Travels has once again attracted one ... Read

Subscribers allege cable operato...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: The cable network subscribers in Nawgam have accused Ne ... Read


Second edition of Shah-e-Hamdan cricket tournament be...

Rising Kashmir News

Tral: As part of Chinar Corps centenary celebrations, a friendly series of events are being organised under Sadbhawana, panning across the Valley. Under the same initiative, Army unit based at Tral commenced the second edition of the Shah-e-Hamdan T20 Cricket Tourna ... Read

Inter-departmental competition 2...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: The interdepartmental competition in the disciplines of ... Read

Sharma stresses on tapping sport...

Rising Kashmir News

JAMMU Reiterating the commitment of the present coalition gov ... Read

Ice Skating Association holds AG...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: The Annual General Meeting of Ice Skating Association o ... Read


Human Liver Fluke: A wakeup call

Dr. Zubair Ahmad War

Rising Kashmir last week published a unique news report titled “First liver fluke case reported in Jammu and Kashmir” on 28th of May. As per the news report, Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) doctors treated a 23 year old man of the rare ... Read

Labourer: A noble soul is neglected

Reyaz Ahmad Mir

Life is a differently experienced multi-meaning entity. ... Read

Amanullah Khan: The Kashmiriyat ...


When one reads and talks about political history of Kas ... Read

Ultra-nationalism and failures

Fayaz Ganie

According to Marxism, capitalism contains the seeds of ... Read


Students’ security

Dear Editor,

Kashmiri students studying in various colleges and universities in different states of India have had a sigh of relief as 13 states and union territories have appointed special nodal police officers for their respective regions in the wake of increasing incide ... Read

Traffic diversion

Traffic diversion in Srinagar city following the const ... Read


Dear Editor,

I want to share my views on faulty education system in ... Read

Substandard drugs

Dear Editor,

This is regarding the banning of fixed dosage combinati ... Read

North Kashmir

Health Dept runs Lehrawalpora sub centre from unsafe ...

M T Rasool

Leharwalpora (Bandipora) The residents of Leharwalpora hamlet of Bandipora district are forced to receive health care services at the Medical Centre which is running from a room that was earlier used as a cowshed and also lacks hygienic environs.The centre was declared unsafe by the h ... Read

Kanyari village devoid of basic ...

Sajad Gul

Kanyari [Sonawari] The residents of Kanyari village in Bandipora district ... Read

Uri residents face ordeal due to...


Uri The Authorities in this frontier town have failed to re ... Read

Govt imposes `selective’ ban on ...

M T Rasool

Bandipora: The government ban over the extraction of sand from Mad ... Read

South Kashmir

Lost Heritage

Javid U Salam

Anantnag: The Mughal-era heritage sites across South Kashmir have been left in ruins as government has failed to check their  massive vandalism.The heritage sites have been neglected by Authorities.  The monuments lying in dilapidated condition include Omoh Sarai, Shadi ... Read

Mufti’s graveyard is a neglected...

Javid U Salam

Bijbehara The ruins of two pillars, a wall and a wooden hut in th ... Read

A recount of Mughals and their S...

RK Bureau

Pulwama For centuries the  Mughal rulers have been using the  s ... Read

Rise and Rise of Militancy in So...

Javid U Salam

Shopian Last year on 16 December Shakoor Ahmad Parray left his ... Read

Central Kashmir

Govt fails to repair damaged water pipes

Mir Liyaqat Ali

BUDGAM: Residents of a number of villages in Budgam are facing tough time due to damage to the water pipes resulting in leakages.However officials have failed to repair the leakages even as the matter was brought to their notice several times by local residents.  Even ... Read

Erratic power supply hits studen...

Irfan Raina

Ganderbal The unscheduled and frequent power cuts are taking a he ... Read

Budgam villagers protest suspens...

Mir Liyaqat Ali

BUDGAM: Demanding macadamization of Bemina- Mirgund road, resid ... Read

Illegal extraction of gravel, sa...


Ganderbal The Nullah Sindh, one of the main source of fresh water ... Read

Book Review

The book brings stories of ignored victims

Saba Shah

The book titled Kashmir Scars of Pellet Gun authored and compiled by human rights defender Mannan Bukhari is the first of its kind to be written on the subject. The book contains the details of horror caused by the use of pellet gun in Kashmir. The author h ... Read

Forget past, move forward

Anil Bhat

Although people have moved to other side of border but ... Read

My name is Khan and I’m not a te...

Mohammad Aamir Khan’s account of his false implication ... Read

Do You Remember Kunan Poshpora?

Farah Deeba

When a book is with stress recommended and more pressur ... Read


Absenteeism hits Baramulla’s development: DC

FOR her working in rural Kashmir district is challenging and full of surprises. Yasha Mudgal - a 2007 batch IAS officer and Deputy Commissioner, Baramulla – one of the oldest districts of Jammu and Kashmir, maintains that the historical district has a huge sco ... Read

‘Ganderbal will be gateway of Ka...

Rising Kashmir News

From being termed as the ignored “prestigious” district ... Read

‘Evening shifts only meant for h...

Prof.  Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi Vice Chancellor of Kashm ... Read

Poor, faulty work culture mars K...

Espousing his vision to enable citizens to access safe ... Read

Art & Culture

German footprints in Shalimar

INTACH’s conservation, restoration plan for Deewan-i-Khas to be unveiled todayOne of the significant symbols of the Mughal era in Kashmir Shalimar Bagh had been facing decades of official neglect and public ignorance which damaged its unique Mughal architectur ... Read

Conservation of Hammam (2010-13)

The Shalimar hammam is part of this architectural ensem ... Read

Fading Calligraphy

Ridha Akhoon

Mohammad Ayoub stands near a stack of newspapers he had ... Read


Crewel embroidery is fascinating needle art. Typically ... Read

Youth Pulse

Colourless rainbow

Childhood is the most beautiful of life’s seasons. Being the most blissful and significant stage, childhood is all that a human being can cherish through his life. Everyone says they desire to go flipside in that phase of life. But all are not born with the lu ... Read


Truth is the most valuable gem in the world. A truthful ... Read


Marriage is such a happy occasion that everyone looks f ... Read


Why is it that we always ask the most obvious of questi ... Read


Hospitals litter deadly waste in the open


State Pollution Control Board (PCB) has exposed the grave negligence of health department while dealing with the bio-medical waste in hospitals.According to an official report untreated and neglected medical waste is posing a serious threat to people of contra ... Read

What happen to your body when yo...

Everybody wants to lose weight and people's instinctive ... Read

Provend joins hands with Medanta

By Dr Arif Maghribi

Provend has joined hands with super-specialists from ME ... Read

Don’t ignore somatic symptoms!

By Dr Arif Maghribi

A year back a male patient visited me, his story many p ... Read

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