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Pak wants meaningful dialogue with India: Sharif

Press Trust of India

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday told US National Security Advisor Susan Rice that Pakistan wants a “meaningful” and “objective” dialogue with India on all outstanding issues, amid reports that she is here on an “emergency visit” in the wake of Indo-Pak border tensions. In his meeting with Rice, Sharif, while talking about ties with India, informed the US delegation the reasons behind the cancellation o ... Read

Pak can inflict ‘heavy losses’ in war with India:...

Press Trust of India

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Defence Minister on Sunday warned India that it will suffer “heavy losses” ... Read

NC willing to go beyond autonomy for larger conse...

Junaid Kathju

Srinagar, August 30 Even as National Conference’s main objective is to restore the autonomy, the party is ... Read

Govt fails to shift Batamaloo Bus Stand to Tatoo ...

Sumaiya Yousuf

Srinagar Even as the state government is desperately looking to shift the crowded Batamaloo bu ... Read

Dearth of specialist docs hits patient care in GM...


Srinagar Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar and its allied hospitals have been deprived ... Read

‘Enforced disappearances in Kashmir date back to ...


Srinagar The phenomenon of enforced disappearances in Kashmir is not new and dates back to 194 ... Read

MHRD stops funding of SSA schools in JK

Afsha Arjumand

Srinagar, Aug 31: Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has stopped grant to schools run ... Read


Intellectuals, scholars should come forward to redisc...

M T Rasool

Hajin (Bandipora): There is an urgent need to discover the ‘Kashmir identity’ amid the growing social, political and cultural chaos prevailing in world societies a gathering of scholars, writers and intellectuals Sunday said.Stating that religion is the prerogative of contempora ... Read

Monitor implementation of welfar...

Rising Kashmir News

Shopian: Urging people to take advantage of the key welfare sche ... Read

Geelani flays Govt’s silence ove...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Expressing concern and anguish over the delay in rehabi ... Read

Geelani anguished over loss of l...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar August 29: Expressing grief and anguish over the loss of human liv ... Read


Probes in enforced disappearance cases eyewash: APDP

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: In order to commemorate the struggle against Enforced disappearances in Kashmir, the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) today urged the international community to put pressure on the India to stop “violence against families and the victims of ... Read

Kashmir’s disappeared remembered

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: In view of the World Disappearance Day a peaceful sit-i ... Read

Shakespeare’s Hamlet gets Kashmi...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Crowd gathered at the Historic SP College this weekend ... Read

Govt fails to implement drug pol...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said that the g ... Read


Mufti’s dream schools ‘shatter’ aspirations of studen...

Aakash Hassan

SRINAGAR -- Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed's dream of developing government educational institutes as "model schools” in South Kashmir has turned out to be a "burden" on students in his hometown constituency as school authorities are allegedly taking extra money fro ... Read

Hajin faces ‘official neglect’

Sajad Gul

HAJIN, SONAWARI People in Hajin area in north Kashmir's Baandipora dist ... Read

Forces harassing downtown youth ...

Rising Kashmir News

SRINAGAR: Dukhtaran e Millat president Syedah Aasiyeh Andrabi whi ... Read

Rashid seeks consensus over esta...

Rising Kashmir News

Shopian: AIP Supremo and MLA Langate Engineer Rashid today as a ... Read


Eerie silence prevails in border hamlets days after f...

Press Trust of India

Abdullian (IB): Days after ceasefire violations by Pakistan left three people dead and 17 others injured in R S Pura sector of Jammu district, an eerie silence prevailed in the border villages as normal life came to a grinding halt with locals fearing another attack. "Even th ... Read

JKNPP holds protest

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Aug 30: The Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party on Sunday ... Read

GoI should fulfill promise on OR...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Aug 30: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah ... Read

Gujjars, Bakerwals seek setting ...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Aug 30: The Gujjar and Bakerwal community of Jammu & Kashmir ha ... Read


Modi has the key?

Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani

The exchange of fire across the working border and the cease fire line (LoC) between Indian and Pakistani soldiers is in no one’s interest. Indian fire has killed civilians in Sialkot in Pakistan's Punjab province and in the border villages of Kashmir on the P ... Read

Breaking out of the two party st...

Saeed Naqvi

The wheel may well be coming full circle. It was anothe ... Read

1965 war and Kashmiris


In 1964, Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah was sent on a special ... Read

Hell on earth

M.J. Akbar

Murder becomes hypnotic when it is pure evil. We stare ... Read


Public Distribution

Repeated requests made by the consumers to fix responsibilities on the officers has exposed the rot in the public distribution department. In the previous government’s term also Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution was marred with complaints and allegation ... Read

Fix proper rent

The information given by the Nazool office to an RTI ac ... 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


J&K receives ‘best domestic promotion campaign’ award...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, August 30 India International Travel Mart' has conferred J&K with ‘Domestic Promotion Campaign of the Year’ award at Mumbai  during the three day fair which concluded today.President Travel Agents Association of Kashmir Peerzada Faiyaz Ahmad and Vice President Kashmir H ... Read

J&K Bank announces online RE rec...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, August 30 J&K Bank has announced examination dates for recruitmen ... Read

Contractors support KEA’s Sep 7 ...

Rising Kashmir News

SRINAGAR Central Contractor’s Coordination Committee has support ... Read

Stringent laws will be introduce...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Horticulture is one of the mainstays of economy in J&K. ... Read


KDCL 2015: JKCA row plays spoilsport

Junaid Kathju

Srinagar, August 30 The inaugural ceremony of Khyber Downtown Champions League (KDCL) scheduled for August 31 was suspended on Sunday after one of its franchises Mirza Gladiators had reportedly threatened to pull out from this season’s Twenty20 league.Sources privy to development ... Read

Kashmir to host 6-stage cycling ...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Aug 30: J&K sports Development Association (JKSDA) in collabora ... Read

BCC lifts wullar trophy

Waheed Bhat

Bandipora, August 30 Wular Cricket 40-40 Cup 2015 concluded today in Sports ... Read

Mirza Gladiators pulls out of DC...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Khyber Downtown Champions League (KDCL) received a huge ... Read


JK Cements and industrial policy

SP Qaisar

The Jammu and Kashmir Cements Ltd (JKCL) is in the news these days for all wrong reasons. Everyone is coming out with remedial suggestions and counter suggestions. My friend Mushtaq Siddiqui (published in some local daily) had been in ‘touch’ with JKCL while h ... Read

Identity card obsession

Murtaza Raheem

From the last few decades identity card has occupied a ... Read

New media helps to document events


Kashmir has been bone of contention between subcontinen ... Read

Building bridges across regions ...

Rekha Chowdhary

It is one year that the State lost one of its most prom ... Read


LoC firing

Dear Editor,

This is regarding the continuous firing on Line of Control and International Border. All Kashmiris fail to understand as why India and Pakistan keep trading fire at the borders. It is Kashmiris that are killed in the misadventures of the two armies. Civilian k ... Read

Drug addiction in Kashmir

Dear Editor, Drug addiction is fast making inroads ... Read

Bad driving

Dear Editor, This is regarding poor driving that peo ... Read


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

Children get rotten food items at Anganwari centers

Javed U Salam

Pulwama: The Authorities are supplying rotten food items at the Anganwari centers across Pulwama risking the lives of chil¬dren. The employees working under the Inte¬grated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) Pulwama are feeding the spoiled food items to the children at va ... Read

Handling Amarnath yatra was a ma...

Rising KashmirBureau

Pahalgam: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Sunday said tha ... Read

Mufti’s family decides who gets ...

Muhammad Suhail

Bijbehara: The state government is installing street lights in chi ... Read

Work gets hit at Qazigund-Baniha...

Muhammad Suhail

Anantnag: The local labourers who have been employed for the cons ... Read

Central Kashmir

Kangan faces traffic jams due to lesser-width, broken...

Irfan Raina

Kangan The Kangan town in Central Kashmir's Ganderbal district lacks proper roads and  commuters are facing time travelling on the broken and potholed roads. Local residents said that the roads lie in shambles across the town and much of the road length is unpaved in ... Read

Poor facilities hit work at Char...


Charar-i-Sharief The Char-i-Sharief sub-district hospital (SDH) is facin ... Read

Govt reviews arrangements for ha...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, August 27 Kashmir will host a 12-days trade fair “SARAS Mela” off ... Read

Sajjad chairs review meetings of...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, August 27 Minister for Animal and Sheep husbandry Sajjad Gani Lon ... 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


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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