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4 LeT militants killed in two gunfights in North

Peerzada Aarif

Baramulla, Aug 27: Four Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants were killed in two separate gunfights in north Kashmir's Baramulla district on Thursday while another militant was captured alive near encounter site in Rafiabad area.An army official said army launched a search operation along Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector on Tuesday evening. “During the operation, a gunfight erupted between militants and forces.  In the gunfight, a Laskar ... Read

Preventive custody undemocratic: HC

Sheikh Saleem

Srinagar, Aug 27: The state high court has termed the preventive custody of a person as undemocratic.A ... Read

Rahul slams Modi govt for not helping J&K

Javid U Salam:

Pampore, Aug 28: Castigating the Modi government for not helping Jammu and Kashmir, Congress Vice-pres ... Read

Pak contacts UN over cancellation of NSA-level talks

Sajjad Hussain

Islamabad, Aug 27: Pakistan has informed the UN about the last-minute cancellation of the NSA-level talk ... Read

PMSSS Fiasco: Noida university expels 30 JK students

IRFAN RASHID

Srinagar, Aug 27: In a grim reminder about the abject failure of Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship S ... Read

Govt to take call on Khanday in 2 days: Dy CM

Srinagar, Aug 27: Deputy Chief Minister, Nirmal Singh Thursday said he was not aware about Chief Secret ... Read

Reporters boycott Rahul’s press meet

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Aug 27: Journalists Thursday boycotted media interaction with Congress Vice President, Rahul ... Read

News

Modi talks packaging not packages for people: Rahul

Peerzada Aarif

BARAMULLA Member Parliament and Vice President All India Congress Committee Rahul Gandhi Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi only talks packaging instead of giving packages to the people of the nation. Addressing a party workers convention at Sopore Dak Bungalow ... Read

Embracing labourer is not touris...

Rising Kashmir News

Sopore: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today slammed BJP ... Read

Court grants 15 days judicial re...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu: National Investigating Agency (NIA) Thursday produced t ... Read

Kashmir journalists’ delegation ...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: The 12-member delegation of journalists from Kashmir Th ... Read

City

JKSRTC to ply high tech buses in Srinagar soon

Rising Kashmir News

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon today directed JKSRTC authorities to provide better transport facilities to the commuters in Srinagar city especially during late hours in the evening.The Divisional Commissioner gave this direction dur ... Read

Writers reduced to penury: Acade...

Rising Kashmir News

SRINAGAR: J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages Thursday anno ... Read

Ashraf tours Sonwar

Rising Kashmir News

SRINAGAR: Minister of State for Power, Industries and Commerce an ... Read

CUK Nowgam campus students resis...

IRFAN RASHID

SRINAGAR: Students from two social science departments of central ... Read

Kashmir

Sukhnandan inaugurates 2 WSSs, lays foundation of ano...

Rising Kashmir News

Bandipora: Minister for Public Health Engineering (PHE), Irrigation and Flood Control (I&FC) Sukhnanadan Kumar Choudhary today dedicated two Water Supply Schemes (WSS) to people of Kumar Mohallah Doublepora and Manzimpora of Wachi constituency in south Kashmir. He also l ... Read

‘Army facilitates establishment ...

Rising Kashmir News

Bandipora: Under a major step towards women empowerment a skill de ... Read

DFP condemns restrictions on Shah

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) today condemned the rest ... Read

Pandits integral part of Kashmir...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Highlighting the rich tradition of celebrating differen ... Read

Jammu

No leniency to those damaging Cong's prospects: Rahul...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Aug 27 : Warning Congress leaders engaged in factionalism and anti-party activities of stern action, party vice-president Rahul Gandhi has said that those who damage prospects of the party during elections do not deserve leniency."Those who damage the prospects of the ... Read

Pakistan getting isolated at int...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Aug 27 : Stating that the surge in terrorist activities was a re ... Read

Dy CM for curbing power pilferage

Rising Kashmir News

Poonch, August 27: The Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today said t ... Read

Huge cache of arms, ammunition r...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Aug 27 Army troops today seized a huge cache of arms and ammun ... Read

Opinion

The Business of Birth

FARAH DEEBA

Health is a blessing bestowed by Almighty to his creations. One fails to appreciate it as a benediction until one loses the state of being healthy. Minus health world is nothing. Man loses all the charisma in earthly possessions with the slightest ruckus in hi ... Read

Diplomatic equations on Syria ch...

Manish Rai

The recent diplomatic activity on Syria is intriguing. ... Read

Revival of Pakistan-India talks

Gowhar Geelani

The latest diplomatic fiasco between Pakistan and India ... Read

They talked by not talking to ea...

Shoeb Hamid

Pakistan 1-1 India – these are the scores that team In ... Read

Editorial

Fix proper rent

The information given by the Nazool office to an RTI activist speaks volumes about the concessions given to the missionary schools by the state government. The Presentation Convent has 85 kanals of state land and pays a rent of Rs 12000 annually. The Tyndale B ... Read

The Strike Syndrome

Patwaris, who observed a strike for three days, called ... Read

Escalation in militancy

Militant incidents in the state have seen a sharp rise ... Read

All for a good sport

Over a week ago, Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed w ... Read

Business

Drabu ridicules ‘Paradise on Earth’ sobriquet

Junaid Kathju

Srinagar, August 27 Minister for Finance Haseeb Drabu Thursday ridiculed the sobriquet “Paradise on Earth” being used by local stakeholders to lure tourists to Valley saying Kashmir was not even safe for locals.He also said promotional campaigns like road shows had achieved nothi ... Read

Streamline traffic around touris...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Travel Agents Association of Kashmir (TAAK) has flayed ... Read

Private Schools form Joint Commi...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: With an aim to streamline education system in J&K espec ... Read

Vodafone offers double validity ...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Vodafone India launched ‘Double Validity’ on rate cutte ... Read

Sports

Dragon boat teams selected for national championship

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: J&K State Sports Council organized screening of the state dragon boat team at Nehru Park water sports center.Two teams of men and women paddlers having 14 members each will participate in the national dragon boat championship to be held in Bhopal from Septembe ... Read

Army organizes cricket tourney

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Army organized Karewa Cricket tournament at Behibagh fr ... Read

JKCA body entertains private T2...

Junaid Kathju

Srinagar, August 23: Dishonouring the pledge made by Imran Raza Ansari, Mini ... Read

Wani scores hole in one at RSGC ...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: In a very rare feat in golfing history of Kashmir, GM W ... Read

Viewpoint

Every Kashmiri is not anti India

Salman Nizami

Nobody asks for a price for an act of kindness. But if such an act is reciprocated by mistrust, hatred and a blow to one’s self esteem, it surely does hurt. Kashmiris have a long history of their kindness being paid back with hurt and animosity as Jammu and ... Read

An ode to GDC Baramulla

Abid Rashid Baba

Goodbyes are always hard even harder for a person who i ... Read

Radical ideas are needed to comb...

Nayeem Nagoo

According to some of the leading scientists, artificial ... Read

Is there a safe place for girls?

Sunaina Malik

On August 24, 2015 a constable allegedly passed lewd re ... Read

Responses

Bad driving

Dear Editor, This is regarding poor driving that people in Kashmir have become now used to. With so many cars on the roads, it becomes all the more necessary to observe traffic rules and drive safely. On the contrary people here are known for ignoring al ... Read

Unemployment

Dear Editor, We, the people of Jammu and Kashmir, fa ... Read

Contract lecturers

Dear Editor, It is very painful for highly qualified ... Read

Drainage problem

Dear Editor, This is regarding the problem of draina ... Read

North Kashmir

Overloading in commercial vehicles increases mishaps

Shahjahan Afzal

Kupwara: The Authorities have failed to check the over-loading in the commercial vehicles in Kupwara due to which many people have died here in the road mishaps.Earlier this month  10  people including a toddler died after a road accident on the Karnah - Kupwara highwa ... Read

Geelani’s home town Zurmunz fail...

M T Rasool

Zurmunz The Zurmunz village, birthplace of separatist leader Sy ... Read

Wildlife attacks on rise in Band...

M T Rasool

Bandipora: Panic has gripped different areas of Bandipora after in ... Read

Leopard attack leaves 2 injured

RK Bureau

BARAMULLA A wild leopard attacked and injured two persons in Boni ... Read

South Kashmir

Gujjar habitation in Pulwama faces Govt neglect

Javid u Salam

Pulwama: The Chowtal Bathoo,  a Gujjar village of around 150 households,  lying  on a low hill in Romeshi forest range in South Kashmir on the fringes of Pulwama-Budgam border, is lacking in basic amenities including the health care and school facilities.  A steep path ... Read

Scab hits apple produce in Shopian

RK Bureau

Shopian: Orchardists in South Kashmir’s Shopian have decried off ... Read

Farmer turns to poetry to air gr...

RK Bureau

Pulwama A marginal farmer in south Kashmiri’s Pulwama district ... Read

Pharma company seeks to reach ou...

Javid U Salam

Pulwama Protech- Biopharma, a Pulwama based Pharmaceutical comp ... Read

Central Kashmir

In Kralsangri potters shift to other jobs

M T Rasool

Kralsangri: Sonaullah Kumha, 75 , who started as a potter in his teenage to carry forward the tra¬dition of his forefathers, how¬ever couldn’t draw his sons into the work. He is helped out by his daughter in making clay utensils and has been witness to the down¬turn of th ... Read

Sonamarg lacks garbage dumping f...

Irfan Raina

Ganderbal: The tourist resort of Sonamarg has been turned into a g ... Read

Police shies from taking action...

Irfan Rashid

Charar-i-Sharief: The commercial drivers plying between Charar-i-Sharief ... Read

Unfenced water canal poses threa...

Irfan Raina

kangan The lack of fencing along the water canal constructed f ... Read

Book Review

An artistic collection of Ekphrastic poetry

Waseem Majazi

About the poet Sonnet Mondal is an Indian poet, born in West Bengal. He has authored eight books about poetry. He was featured as one of the Famous Five of Bengali Youths in India Today Magazine in 2010 and was long listed in The Forbes Magazine’s top 10 ... Read

Story of Kashmir told in a ficti...

Ghulam Nabi Khayal

With the vehement eruption of armed militancy in Kashmi ... Read

The book leads us from ignorance...

Mehak Dhaar

Overlook The book, Kashmir Oppressed, is a compilation ... Read

A thought provoking read

Dr. Gulfishan Khan

The book, Essays on Sayyid Ahmad Khan and Shaikh Muhamm ... Read

Interviews

J&K Bank embarks upon social change through CSR mode

Mounting bad loans and stressed assets continue to tease banking industry in the country. Being an integral part of the banking industry, J&K Bank didn’t remain isolated to these stressful moments. However, in J&K Bank, the situation has started improving a ... Read

‘Radicalization is getting unnec...

• Astonishing to see so much talent in Kashmir• 38 yout ... Read

Modi is in better position to ge...

Veteran journalist, Kuldip Nayar, is a witness to Indi ... Read

Previous government did not take...

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

Newsroom Trial

‘Peace Journalism will never escalate a conflict’

Steven Youngblood is the Director of Center for Global Peace Journalism at Park University. Youngblood recently was on a weeklong visit to Kashmir and interacted with students of various universities. He also faced the ‘Newsroom Trial’ in Rising Kashmir on ... Read

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