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Noor ul Haq

Sheeri (BARAMULLA), JANUARY 21: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, Sunday sought cessation of hostilities on the borders in the state saying that it is the people of Jammu & Kashmir who have suffered due to the acrimony between India and Pakistan.Addressing the attestation cum passing out parade at Subsidiary Training Centre, Sheeri, here today, the Chief Minister reiterated her appeal of friendship, dialogue and reconciliation between the two South Asian neighbours to sort out issues. “How painful it is that when Read
India has shown it won

India has shown it won't hesitate to cross border...

PTI

LucknowUnion Home Minister Rajnath Singh Sunday said that India has shown it can attack its ...Read

Army man dies, death toll in Pak firing climbs to 11

Army man dies, death toll in Pak firing climbs to...

Rising Kashmir News/PTI

JammuAn Army man injured in firing by Pakistani troops succumbed to injuries last night, t...Read

Intel agencies warn of infiltration bids ahead of Jan

Intel agencies warn of infiltration bids ahead of...

PTI

Jammu, Jan 21 The security along the International Border (IB) in the state was beefed up following...Read

Pak summons Indian diplomat over

Pak summons Indian diplomat over 'unprovoked firi...

Sajjad Hussain

Islamabad, Jan 21 Pakistan summoned India's deputy high commissioner here for the fourth consecutive da...Read

Sgr areas shut to protest Gawkadal ‘massacre’

Sgr areas shut to protest Gawkadal ‘massacre’

Javid Ahmad

Srinagar, Jan 21:Amid restrictions, parts of Srinagar city Sunday observed shutdown to mark the 28-th ...Read

Many development projects miss deadlines in Kashmir

Many development projects miss deadlines in Kashm...

Sheikh Suhail

Srinagar, Jan 21 The development in Kashmir is a story of missing deadlines and work in progress. Many...Read

Kangris in demand as power supply turns erratic

Kangris in demand as power supply turns erratic

PTI

Srinagar, Jan 21 With electricity supply erratic this winter, kangri -- the traditional earthen fire p...Read

Kashmir shivers under sub-zero temp; Kargil at -19 deg

Kashmir shivers under sub-zero temp; Kargil at -1...

PTI

Srinagar, Jan 21Cold wave conditions persisted in the Kashmir division, including the Ladakh region, ...Read

Low danger avalanche warning issued

Low danger avalanche warning issued

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu/Srinagar, Jan 21 A low danger avalanche warning was issued Sunday for the next 24 hours in 16 district...Read

Fear-struck family, villagers seek judicial probe in r

Fear-struck family, villagers seek judicial probe...

SYED AMJAD SHAH

Rasana (Kathua), Jan 21:Barely a distance of five kilometre from Jammu -Pathnakot highway, Rasana village in ...Read

Staff deficiency compromises health care at LD hospita

Staff deficiency compromises health care at LD ho...

Mansoor Peer

Srinagar: Kashmir’s largest maternity hospital Lalla Ded is grappling with shortage of do...Read

3 civilians, army man killed in fresh cross-border she

3 civilians, army man killed in fresh cross-borde...

Syed Amjad Shah/Nazim Ali Manhas

Jammu/Poonch, Jan 20 An Army jawan was among four killed while nine others were injured as Pakistani troop...Read

News

Unabated ceasefire violation matter of serious concern

Unabated ceasefire violation matter of serious co...

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Srinagar: 'Lashing out at both New Delhi and State Governments' for failing to ensure safety of people living near LoC, The J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President G A Mir Sunday expressed deep sorrow over loss of lives including that of Army and BSF personn... Read

BJP’s ‘failed’ foreign policy reaso...

Jammu: While blaming BJP government’s “failed&rdqu...Read

MHA to hire Air India planes to fer...

New Delhi: Air India aircraft will be hired by the home ministry t...Read

Para takes up issue with MEA, embas...

Jammu:A youth from South Kashmir's Pulwama district recently ...Read

City

Kashmir Web: Friends venture to develop Social Media p

Kashmir Web: Friends venture to develop Social Me...

'Irfan Yattoo'

'Irfan Yattoo'Srinagar: To fulfill their dream, a group of three friends from the city have designed a new social media platform called “Kashmir Web” and are passionate about to turning their concept into reality. Naveed Malik from Soura area of Srinagar had joi... Read

Students urge Govt to establish FTI...

Srinagar: Students today urged PDP-BJP government to establish Fi...Read

Gaw Kadal Massacre: Civil society s...

Srinagar:On the eve of 28th anniversary of Gaw Kadal massacre, m...Read

Students aghast over KU results

Srinagar: Scores of students of bachelor’s programme of var...Read

Kashmir

Appointments to public bodies must be based on talent:

Appointments to public bodies must be based on ta...

'PTI'

'Mumbai: 'Observing that appointments to all public bodies must solely be based on "talent," the Bombay High Court has denied relief to a group of lower cadre employees of the city civic body seeking that they be absorbed against the existing vacancies for clerks. A ben... Read

654 crore annual credit plan approv...

Ganderbal: District Development Commissioner, Ganderbal, Dr. Piyus...Read

103359 kids to get anti-polio vacci...

Budgam: District Development Commissioner (DDC) Budgam, Mohamma...Read

Handicrafts Deptt to launch ‘Rahbar...

Budgam:Joint Director Handicrafts Kashmir today informed that ...Read

Jammu

Jammu to be showcased as major pilgrimage tourist dest

Jammu to be showcased as major pilgrimage tourist...

'Rising Kashmir News'

'JAMMU:'The Deputy Chief Minister, DrNirmal Singh, on Sunday said that the sustained efforts are underway to make Jammu division as one of the major pilgrimage tourist destination.In this regard, he said, necessary mechanism has already been put in place to upgrade th... Read

New subjects, string of reforms to ...

JAMMU: Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, on...Read

IIMC Jammu to start PG Diploma cour...

JAMMU: Director General, Indian Institute of Mass Communicatio...Read

Indo-Pak should hold immediate dial...

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir CPI(M) leader, M Y Tarigami, on Sunda...Read

Editorial

Assembly behavior

Assembly behavior

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''Revenue Minister Abdul Rehman Veeri on Saturday revealed that at least 14,11,908 kanls of evacuee property was under occupation in Jammu region. The query was raised by a BJP MLA in the ongoing Assembly session. A year ago, the government made a similar revela... Read

Pension worries

Over two and a half lakh pension cases are pending, the...Read

Sports and development

Successive governments have spent crores of rupees on s...Read

Peace and war

On Monday, army said that seven Pakistani soldiers were...Read

Opinion

Need to face reality of unsettled borders

Need to face reality of unsettled borders

'Suhail Ahmad'

''“A good fence helps to keep peace between neighbours.” This proverb is often associated with famous American poet Robert Frost, who used it in his poem “Mending Wall”. Notwithstanding the metaphor’s intended meaning in the poem, i... Read

Reflecting on Rahul Gandhi and cow ...

I missed out on the “tumult” these past wee...Read

Kashmir at the altar of India-Pakis...

In 2017 again, India and Pakistan failed to restore eve...Read

Set a better precedent

Narendra Modi became Prime Minister in May 2014. He rai...Read

Business

J&K Tourism Deptt participates in 3-day ‘OTM Travel Ex

J&K Tourism Deptt participates in 3-day ‘OTM Trav...

'Rising Kashmir News '

'Mumbai, Jan 21 : 'Department of tourism J&K participated in the 3-day OTM Travel Exhibition which began January 18 at Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre in which over 45 countries, 21 states and Union Territories and over 1,100 exhibitors are participating. Union Minis... Read

GoI may tweak income tax slabs, rat...

New Delhi:The government is likely to tweak income tax slabs and ...Read

GoI to soon come out with agri expo...

Vinayak: The Union Commerce Ministry is planning to come out wit...Read

Shrinking grazing land poses threat...

Srinagar 20; Despite lucrative offers from Department of Sheep Husba...Read

Sports

Sports Council forces players to shell out money for s

Sports Council forces players to shell out money ...

'Musaib Mehraj'

'Srinagar, January 16:'J&K State Sports Council which is mandated to develop sports, its infrastructure and look after the upkeep of the existing infrastructure is asking sportspersons to deposit annual charges to the tune of Rs 2400 for using the facility of Indoor Sports Compl... Read

After being sidelined, Kashmiri pla...

Srinagar/Jammu:After five days of deadlock, the Hockey Association Jam...Read

Sports, decisive player in youth’s ...

JAMMU, JANUARY 20:Sports play a decisive role in character building of a ...Read

IISM Gulmarg completes second ski c...

Srinagar: Despite paucity of snow, IISM Gulmarg was able to condu...Read

Viewpoint

Microorganisms and human health

Microorganisms and human health

'Dr.Khurshid Ahmad Tariq'

''drkatariq@islamiacollege.edu.in Right from birth, we are continuously exposed to a variety of microorganisms that are either beneficial (the microbiota) or have the potential to wreak havoc (the pathogens) to our body. Nature has provided us with a defensive ... Read

The tragic case of Ashifa

sheikhshabir518@gmail.com The brutal and barbaric abduc...Read

Conflict devouring lives: Tale of t...

Every nook and corner of Kashmir has its own tale to te...Read

A Quest for the Quiet

ahmed3s.nasir@gmail.com We are living in an era where l...Read

Responses

Water scarcity

Water scarcity

'Dear Editor,'

''This is regarding the power woes that are giving a hard time to the people of Kashmir. The government must admit that it is not providing the adequate supply of power in Kashmir this winter. It happened soon after the Darbar was shifted from Srinagar to Jammu.... Read

Power outages

This is regarding the changing of power-cut shedule by ...Read

PDS officials

We have been informing the government and concerned dep...Read

SMC

I want to bring to the kind attention of municipal comm...Read

Book Review

Kashmir encapsulated in verse

Kashmir encapsulated in verse

'Shujaat Bukhari'

''Few literati may have heard about Ruhail Khan yet. But I think it is very important to know him and read him. Khan has made an entry into the world of literature with a bang – with his extraordinary poetry that not only depicts today’s Kashmir but ... Read

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