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Death penalty, life imprisonment for minor’s rape

Cabinet gives nod for capital punishment for rape with 12-yr-old, life imprisonment with 16-yr-old Rising Kashmir NewsJAMMU, APRIL 24: Days after the public outrage over the rape and murder of eight-year-old Gujjar girl of Kathua, State Cabinet Tuesday approved the Jammu and Kashmir Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance and the Jammu and Kashmir Protection of Children from Sexual Violence Ordinance to award life imprisonment and death penalty for rape on a girl of 16 and 20-year of age Read
Even dead have dignity: SC

Even dead have dignity: SC

Abhishek Anshu

New Delhi, Apr 24:Even the dead have dignity. They cannot be "named or shamed."This was the observation...Read

Guv promulgates ‘Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment

Guv promulgates ‘Code of Criminal Procedure (Amen...

Rising Kashmir News

JAMMU, APRIL 24:Governor N N Vohra has promulgated “The Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) ...Read

Govt approves implementation of 7th pay commission rec

Govt approves implementation of 7th pay commissio...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, April 24:The state cabinet which met under the chairpersonship of Chief Minister Mehbooba Muft...Read

Cabinet approves grade promotion for KAS officers

Cabinet approves grade promotion for KAS officers...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, April 24: The state cabinet Tuesday approved grant of time-bound grade promotion for the KAS of...Read

Weird reasons for CBI inquiry demand

Weird reasons for CBI inquiry demand

Fayaz Ahmad

Rasana (Kathua), April 24:The reasons of certain sections of people, here demanding a CBI inquiry instead of th...Read

4 JeM militants, trooper, cop killed in Tral gunfight

4 JeM militants, trooper, cop killed in Tral gunf...

Javid Sofi

Tral, April 24 :Four Jaish-e-Mohammad militants, an army man and police constable were killed in a fi...Read

Most Pak parties want better relations with India: Aiy

Most Pak parties want better relations with India...

Agencies

New Delhi, Apr 24: Pakistan's political parties, except Jamaat-e-Islami, were resolved for better relati...Read

Fulfilling commitments made with every section of soci

Fulfilling commitments made with every section of...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Apr 24:Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday said her government is fulfilling the commitme...Read

AFSPA must go but situation not conducive: PDP

AFSPA must go but situation not conducive: PDP

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, April 24:With the voices getting louder for the revocation of Armed Forces Special Power Act (...Read

CB to approach court against lawyer circulating

CB to approach court against lawyer circulating '...

Sumir Kaul

Jammu, April 24:The Crime Branch would soon approach a local court in Kathua against a defence lawyer...Read

Court denies bail to juvenile

Court denies bail to juvenile

PTI

Kathua/Jammu, Apr 24: A Kathua court Tuesday dismissed the bail plea of a juvenile offender, detained in th...Read

Sarmad gets charge of Secy Information, Shah Faesal ad

Sarmad gets charge of Secy Information, Shah Faes...

Rising Kashmir News

SrinagarThe state government on Tuesday ordered transfers and postings of several IAS and KAS...Read

News

File status report of action plan for controlling dog

File status report of action plan for controlling...

'Insha Latief'

'Srinagar:'State High Court (HC) Tuesday directed Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) to file a status report indicting the financial and logistic support it got from the Housing and Urban Development Department with regard to implementation of action plan formulated by... Read

BRO throws open Gurez-Bandipora roa...

Tragbal (Bandipora) : The 83-km long Gurez-Bandipora road has been opened for...Read

Police holds counseling session for...

Srinagar: Police Tuesday said a group of students of Boys Degree ...Read

KAS officers welcome grade promotio...

Jammu, April 24:The KAS Officers Association Tuesday expressed gratitud...Read

City

Dental College delays appointment of academic guide, s

Dental College delays appointment of academic gui...

'Mansoor Peer'

'Srinagar, April 24:'Postgraduate students of the Department of Orthodontics at Government Dental College have been left upset due to government’s alleged non-seriousness to appoint an academic guide for them for the last one month. The students said they are facing academic... Read

SKIMS liver transplant unit fails t...

Srinagar, Apr 24:Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Tuesday said more tha...Read

RTO Kashmir flags-off auto-rickshaw...

SRINAGAR, APRIL 24:As part of the ongoing 29th Road Safety Week, Regional ...Read

Bali lays foundation of Swastha Bha...

Srinagar, April 24: Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bagha...Read

Kashmir

Kathua rape-murder, pellet gun use debunk ‘tolerance,

Kathua rape-murder, pellet gun use debunk ‘tolera...

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Srinagar, April 24:'Former academicians Tuesday said incidents like Kathua and use of pellets guns in the Valley had debunked the ‘myth of tolerance and pluralism’ of the Indian society.Expressing dismay and concern at the decline in secular, democratic and liberal va... Read

IUST signs MoU with University for ...

Srinagar: Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST), Aw...Read

Bail pleas of Shahid, Ayaz to come ...

Srinagar, Apr 24 : Bail application of Shahid-ul-Islam the Spokesman of Hu...Read

Consultative meet seeks suggestions...

Srinagar, April 24: A consultative meeting of the Ulema sought suggestions ...Read

Jammu

CS reviews bio-metric attendance, WFTS, RTI compliance

CS reviews bio-metric attendance, WFTS, RTI compl...

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Jammu, April 24: 'Chief Secretary, B.B.Vyas Tuesday chaired a meeting to review implementation of Non-Aadhaar Based Bio-metric Attendance, WFTS, RTI compliance of websites and online filling of Annual Performance Reports.Administrative Secretaries, Home, GAD and IT, besides oth... Read

Banned polythene to be phased out f...

Rajouri, APRIL 24: District Development Commissioner Dr Shahid Iqbal Choud...Read

2-day National Conference on Recent...

Rajouri, April 24: Two Day National Conference on "Recent Advances in Comp...Read

DC Poonch stresses on inculcation o...

POONCH, APRIL 24: The Development Commissioner Poonch Mohammad Aijaz Asad...Read

Editorial

Go AFSPA Go back

Go AFSPA Go back

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''Government of India declared on Monday the removal of AFSPA from Meghalaya and parts of Arunachal Pradesh. An official in the Home Ministry (Union) said that the decision was taken after significant improvement of security situation in the state. While the dec... Read

Tuition ban

State government on Sunday decided to close the private...Read

Towards a smarter city

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, on ...Read

Education mess

Education in J&K state has turned into a mess, cour...Read

Opinion

Improve the conviction rate 

Improve the conviction rate 

'Akmal Hanan'

''By the time you read the column, Jammu and Kashmir government may have already passed an ordinance making the rape of a minor an offense punishable by death. The move has been on cards after the gruesome rape and murder of Kathua minor evoked anger and outrage... Read

Conflict Expansion

In South Asia, is there a need to focus more on “...Read

This is why too much news is bad fo...

Can the news we read or watch change our mood? Can it i...Read

Remembering Justice Rajindar Sachar...

It is difficult to write about a person with whom you w...Read

Business

Govt prioritizing agriculture to double farmers’ incom

Govt prioritizing agriculture to double farmers’ ...

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'JAMMU:'The government is prioritizing agriculture sector so that Prime Minister’s vision of doubling farmers’ income by 2022 can be materialized, stated Minister for Agriculture Production, Gulam Nabi Lone Hanjura while chairing a meeting held to review t... Read

Jammu Tourism Federation Chairman m...

JAMMU: Rajesh Gupta, Chairman Tourism Federation Jammu (TFJ), ...Read

Chief Secretary reviews progress on...

JAMMU: Chief Secretary, B B Vyas today convened a meeting to r...Read

Only 9 large industries established...

Srinagar: There are 20423 industrial units in the Valley with an ...Read

Sports

Bank Academy plays goalless draw with Real Kashmir

Bank Academy plays goalless draw with Real Kashmi...

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'Srinagar, April 23:' The matches of the ongoing first Mufti Mohammad Sayeed (MMS) Memorial Football Tournament are going on in full swing at different venues of the state with J&K Bank Bank Football Academy playing a goalless draw with Real Kashmir FC in a match played at S... Read

Football tourney ‘Let’s Play’ under...

Srinagar:The second phase of football tournament under the banne...Read

JKSSC delays selection of Class IV ...

Srinagar:Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council (JKSSC) is yet t...Read

Inter aacademy football league kick...

Srinagar: The State Football Academy (SFA) Inter Academy Football...Read

Viewpoint

Debating academic session

Debating academic session

'Reyaz Ahmad Mir'

''Seemingly, the Jammu Kashmir Government is seriously pondering over to shift the process of conducting exams from October-November to March-April. The move would surely effect the change in academic session too. This has stimulated varied opinions and argument... Read

The missing Delhi-Islamabad dialogu...

To de-escalate India-Pakistan tension, sincere and seri...Read

Efficient management of Ayushhospit...

In India, health system currently operates within an en...Read

Is Islam a concocting crucible of t...

It’s a sad and disturbing fact of life nowadays t...Read

Responses

City drains

City drains

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''Dear Editor, This is regarding the drains constructed in city centre Lal Chowk. Drains are very much needed, but it has been seen that contractors or authorities who are responsible for such kind of work never complete it fully, 100 percent. After covering up ... Read

Hang the rapists

Dear Editor, The gruesome rape and murder of Kathua gir...Read

Delays in PG programme

This article is about the students of University of Kas...Read

Book Review

The Perfect

The Perfect

'Daanish Bin Nabi'

'' daanishnabi@gmail.com Sanjay Manjrekar, one of India&rsquo Read

Interviews

‘Separatists are the mainstream here’

‘Separatists are the mainstream here’

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'' BJP will be in the mainstream if we aren’t India’s secular ethos in tremendous danger I’m inspired by Sheikh’s egalitarian ideas Read

Wide Angle

Sowing Diseases

Sowing Diseases

'Javid Sofi'

'Pulwama: ' Rising pollution is affecting agriculture productivity in Khrew and its adjoining villages in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Residents from these villages said that unchecked pollution by cement factories has caused significant damage to their agricu... Read

Salaam Mahra

Srinagar:Amid emotional scenes, it was hope and that reunited th...Read

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