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Wamiq Farooq Killing: 2 cops jailed after 5 years

Sheikh Saleem

Srinagar, Dec 1: Five years after killing of a 13-year-old boy Wamiq Farooq in tear gas shelling by the cops, two policemen allegedly involved in the minor’s killing were jailed on Tuesday after they surrendered before a local court, here.The accused cops- ASI Abdul Khaliq Sofi and constable Mohammad Akram – surrendered by Court of Forest Magistrate BA Munshi today.The court had last week issued arrest warrants against the accused co ... Read

Wamiq’s parents share perpetual pain of losing him

Sheikh Saleem

Srinagar, Dec 01: The parents of Wamiq Farooq said his loss lingers in their hearts and minds even as t ... Read

Ready for talks with separatists: GoI


New Delhi, Dec 1: The Government of India (GoI) will hold talks with all separatist groups from Jammu a ... Read

‘16 civilians, 38 security personnel, 91 militant...


New Delhi, Dec 1: The data pertaining to militant activities in Jammu and Kashmir so far this year disp ... Read

Mufti to last full term: Madhav


New Delhi, Dec 1: Senior BJP leader Ram Madhav Tuesday said there is "no distance or gap" between rulin ... Read

As Manigah standoff enters 20th day, besieged civ...

Shahjahan Afzal

Kupwara, Dec 01: With the Army operation in Manigah forests of Kupwara district entering 20th day on T ... Read

Govt to procure meters from PSUs

Ishfaq Naseem

Srinagar: The government has decided to procure meters from the central Public Sector Units (PS ... Read


Maintain consistency on Kashmir policy: Geelani to Na...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Commenting over the indication of Pakistan Prime Minister Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif of starting a dialogue with India without pre-conditions, Chairman Hurriyat (G) Syed Ali Geelani said the basic issue between India and Pakistan is the unresolved Kashmir disp ... Read

Masoodi, others booked for illeg...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Vigilance Organization has booked the then Secretary J& ... Read

SVC detects embezzlement in JRC ...


Jammu: The State Vigilance Commission (SVC) has detected embez ... Read

AAC welcomes Moon’s statement

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: A joint meeting of the Jammu Kashmir Awami Action Commi ... Read


ISM doctors protest over ‘illegal’ transfers

Haika Sajad

Srinagar: The Unani and Ayurvedic doctors working under the Department of Indian System of Medicines (ISM) Tuesday held massive protests in summer capital against their ‘immature’ and ‘illegal’ transfers.According to the protestors 35 doctors were appointed on contractu ... Read

Beware of pickpockets at SKIMS

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Shere-e- Kashmir Institute of Medical Science’s, securi ... Read

NC committed to welfare of trade...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Representatives of Kashmir Trade Union on Tuesday held ... Read

Police detains student protesters

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Police Tuesday detained scores of students who have enr ... Read


Resolution of Kashmir issue inevitable for friendly I...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Hailing the state¬ment of Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharrif, the Democratic Freedom Par¬ty (DFP) chairman Shabir Ahmad Shah on Tuesday said only resolution to Kash¬mir issue is the key to peace¬ful relations between India and Pakistan. "Not only for b ... Read

Solving Kashmir dispute will bri...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Na¬tional Front chairman, and Hur¬riyat C ... Read

Traders accuse govt of ignoring ...


Baramulla: Traders Federation in north Kashmir's Baramulla town Mo ... Read

Kashmir Student Parliament holds...

M T Rasool

Bandipora: Regional Director Indian Council for Cultural Relations ... Read


PDD recovers over Rs 8 cr fine from power defaulters

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Dec 01: The Jammu and Kashmir electricity department today said it has recovered Rs 8.29 crore as fine from power defaulters and also regularised 23,190 "illegal electric connections" in the state during the current year. The Commissioner Secretary of Jammu and Kashmi ... Read

Govt to launch AIDS awareness ca...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Dec 01: Minister for Health and Medical Education, ARI and Trai ... Read

Two army men under scanner in IS...

Press Trust of India

New Delhi, Dec 01: Two Jammu and Kashmir-based army men, who frequently co ... Read

Arms cache recovered from milita...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Dec 01: Security forces have busted a militant hideout and reco ... Read


Who failed whom?

Shujaat Bukhari

Kashmir’s most prominent rather influential resistance leader Syed Ali Geelani has created a furore by saying that people of Kashmir have failed the leadership as far as the “movement for Azaadi” is concerned and not vice versa. He explained the reasons in ... Read


Ghulam Nabi Khayal

Kashmir is being gradually deprived of its rich cultura ... Read

Resolutions and merits

Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani

My attention has been occupied by the reported referen ... Read

Whodunnit: truth behind Turkey d...

Saeed Naqvi

Turkeman tribesmen, on the Syrian side of the border w ... Read


Traffic violations

Road congestion in Srinagar has become routine in the absence of proper monitoring. After the shift of government offices to Jammu with Darbar Move, violations in the valley are rampant. There are certain spots where traffic cops are found to be missing due to ... Read

Constituencies and Portfolios

Apart from the merits and demerits of coalition governm ... Read

ReTs are back

The Rehbar-e-Taleems (teachers) are back in news, this ... Read

A welcome ruling

The High Court decision presuming a disappeared person ... Read


Govt’s indifference sinks houseboats: KHBOA

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Houseboats are Kashmir’s identity and it has kept tourism alive even during the most turbulent times this picturesque Valley has witnessed. However, the owners of this heritage boats which has attracted mostly foreigners are feeling let down by the State gover ... Read

Committed to providing hassle-fr...

Rising Kashmir News

JAMMU, DECEMBER 01: providing a hassle-free investment environment for indu ... Read

NC committed to welfare of trade...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar Representatives of Kashmir Trade Union on Tuesday held ... Read

Govt mulls setting up Horticultu...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Minister for Horticulture, Hajj and Auqaf, Abdul Rehman ... Read


ICSC Alumni, SSM, GDC Baramulla book Semi-final berth

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: In the ongoing 10th Prof. Yousuf Memorial Cricket Cup, ICSC Alumni defeated Amar Singh College by 49 runs on Saturday. Winning the toss first ICSC Alumni elected to bat first and scored 150 runs. For ICSC Alumni suhail and Danish scored 43 runs and 20 runs in ... Read

Sainik School Manasbal celebrate...

Rising Kashmir News

Ganderbal: Sainik School Manasbal today celebrated the annual athl ... Read

CRPF donates Basketball court, a...

Rising Kashmir News

Anantnag: The 90 Battalion of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) ... Read

Flood-lit football tournament ki...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: As a part of the Silver Jubilee celebration, the Novelt ... Read


Migratory Birds: We must extend hospitality to avian ...

Dr. Zubair Ahmad War

Amid the current winter season, the migratory birds of different species have visited Kashmir valley in droves. These migratory guests will stay here till the onset of summer and retreat to their summer homes as the temperature rises in the Valley. Apart fr ... Read

Preserve natural endowments

Aashiq Hussain Kuchy

During the harsh winter months, birds are all along loo ... Read

A day of endless travel

Nasir Ahmed

Traveling has always been my passion since childhood. I ... Read

Son, Not a Daughter: Our Own Eye...

Farah Deeba

A child of one’s own is a blessing better than all ben ... Read


Dog attacks

Dear Editor,This is in response to the news report titled Children deserve protection from dog attacks: SC, published in RK. The matter of dog attacks has reached the apex court in India and the response sought by the court deserves appreciation. Dog attacks h ... Read

Aadhar card

Dear Editor,This is regarding the Aadhar card given to ... Read

Winter vacations

Dear Editor,Education authorities are not revealing the ... Read


Dear Editor,

This is regarding the neglect shown to heritage sites i ... Read

North Kashmir

Govt fails to create facilities at Sopore fruit market


Baramulla: The Sopore fruit Mandi which is the Asia's second largest fruit market has been neglected by the government with trader’s fraternity suffering immensely n the absence of basic facilities.The trader’s federation Sopore Fruit Mandi complained that government has ... Read

PDD holds amnesty camp

RK Bureau

Baramulla: The Power Development Department (PDD) has launched awa ... Read

Tangmarg villagers protest frequ...


Baramulla: The inhabitants of villages in Tangmarg area are up in ... Read

Over 400 schools lack drinking w...

Shahjahan Afzal

Kupwara Thousands of children particularly female students of o ... Read

South Kashmir

PaK refugees asked to vacate land at Lassipora

Javid U Salam

Pulwama: A large number of refugee families from Pakistan Administered Kashmir (PaK) who are settled for years in Lassipora area of Pulwama have been asked by the Revenue Authorities to vacate the land under their possession near Industrial Growth Centre (IGC) Lassipor ... Read

Traffic jams get rampant in Kulgam

Muhammad Suhail

Kulgam: The main town of Kulgam is facing severe problem of tra ... Read

Mother, newborn die due to ‘medi...

Muhammad Suhail

Bijbehara, Nov 29: The medical negligence at Sub-District Hospital (SDH) B ... Read

Pulwama bus stand turns into gar...

Muhammad Suhail

Pulwama, Nov 29: The Municipal authorities in Pulwama town  have turned ... Read

Central Kashmir

Ganderbal faces unscheduled power cuts


Ganderbal: The residents of Ganderbal are up in arms against the Power Development Department (PDD) for subjecting them to unscheduled power cuts. The power outages have become a major concern here and despite the matter being brought to notice of Authorities many a time ... Read

Div Com launches sanitation week...

RK Bureau

Ganderbal: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Asghar Samoon, accomp ... Read

Attacks by wild animals go up in...


Ganderbal: The wildlife animals have wreaked havoc in Ganderbal wi ... Read

CB orders inquiry into Budgam la...

Rising Kashmir News

Budgam The Crime Branch (CB) Friday ordered an inquiry over us ... Read

Book Review

A legible book of political history

Naveed Qazi

The book “From The Ruins of Empire” intrigues due to its non conformism which the author conveys honestly in his analysis of contemporary Asian political history. “Brilliant…shows modern history as it has been felt by the majority of the world’s population ... Read

A bold account of Kashmir conflict

Shujaat Bukhari

“Yout Taam Saer Paeth Gou” is the latest creative work ... Read

Khayal Qalam : Kashmir Ki Waadi

A thought provoking anthology Dr Rafiq Ahmad Banday The ... Read

Book traces the left and the rig...

Sheikh Saleem

Human rights lawyer, activist and writer Nandita Haksar ... Read


‘Jamaat is tired now’ Nawaz shouldn’t have attended M...

Love him or hate him, you just can’t ignore him. Syed Ali Geelani has been the face of the resistance movement in Kashmir and some believe the most pricking thorn in the eye of New Delhi. Known for his unwavering stance on Kashmir issue, he is seen as a haw ... Read

‘Syama Prasad Mookerjee’s dream ...

After 2014 Lok Sabha poll debacle, the grand old party ... Read

‘Separatists are weak, sentiment...

Rising Kashmir news

Srinagar PDP should have went for re-elections instead of going ... Read

Develop Kashmir as ‘must-see-man...

To promote tourism and woo travelers back to Valley aft ... Read

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