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AIIMS row: Clashes, stone pelting marks 2nd day of bandh in Jammu


Jammu, Aug 1: The second day of bandh in Jammu over establishment of AIIMS was marked by clashes between policemen and AIIMS Coordination Committee (ACC) supporters with cops detaining 18 protesters.District Magistrate, Jammu Simrandeep Singh imposed Section 144 in the municipal limits of Jammu to prevent holding of rallies.Shops and educational institutions in Jammu remained closed and transport was off the road. Most of the mark ... Read

Kashmir, Jammu to get similar AIIMS with independ...

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Kathua, August 1: There will be similar AIIMS for both Jammu as well as Kashmir regions to be administe ... Read

Jammu Bar extends strike till Aug 8

Jammu: The J&K High Court Bar Association Jammu (BAJ) has decided to extend its strike for s ... Read

Farooq staging political comeback on golf turf!

Faisul Yaseen

Srinagar, Aug 1: National Conference President and three-time chief minister, Farooq Abdullah is warmi ... Read

Govt fails to set up Vet University in Valley

Ishfaq Naseem

Srinagar, Aug 1: The government has failed to set up Veterinary University in Kashmir after proposing ... Read

BJP raking up Hindu terror issue to polarise Indi...

Rising Kashmir News

New Delhi, Aug 1: Congress on Saturday said BJP-led NDA government was trying to rake up the ‘Hindu ter ... Read

GoI putting up robust system to counter radicaliz...


New Delhi, Aug 1: Involvement of community elders, monitoring of radical social media platforms and rea ... Read


Indian Army, PLA personnel hold maiden meet at DBO in...


Jammu: For the first time ever, the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) today hosted an Indian Army delegation in the Daulat Beg Oldie (DBO) area along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh sector of Jammu and Kashmir.The day marked a milestone in India-China ... Read

Patient ‘molested’ in SKIMS Bemi...

Nazir Ganaie

SRINAGAR: A paramedic has been suspended after a female patient a ... Read

Mufti visits injured police pers...

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, visited Army Hos ... Read

IS flags waved in Kashmir just f...

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SRINAGAR: Director General Police (DGP) K Rajendra Kumar Saturday ... Read


Remove bottlenecks across City: Div Com

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: In view of streamlining traffic management in Srinagar City, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon convened a high level meeting of Engineers of Economic Reconstruction Agency (ERA) and other allied officers here today and took stock of ... Read

CITU holds day long convention a...

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: Stating that the frequent amendments to labour laws hav ... Read

After protests parents’ handover...

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: Police Saturday arrested the Principal of Tiny Harts Sc ... Read

Demolished illegal structures al...

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: The enforcement wing of the Jammu and Kashmir Lakes and ... Read


Bandipora residents resent dilapidated roads

M T Rasool

Bandipora: While expressing resentment over indifferent approach of authorities towards maintenance of roads, scores of youth Saturday choose placed fish in water-filled holes on Panzigam-Kaloosa road here to grab the attention of authorities.Frustrated over lackadaisica ... Read

‘Typhoid fever’ outbreak consume...

Shahjahan Afzal

Karnah: Typhoid fever outbreak has consumed five lives in Karma ... Read

‘Unite to force New Delhi to est...

Rising Kashmir News’

Srinagar: MLA Langate Er Rasheed today “appealed” political, soci ... Read

NC indulges in ‘malicious propag...

Rising Kashmir News’

Srinagar: Ridiculing the “malicious propaganda” of National Confe ... Read


Large quantity of narcotics seized, 2 held

Rising Kashmir News’

Ramban, July 31: Two persons were arrested Friday and large amount of narcotics was recovered in separate incidents here, police said.One Mohd Khursheed was arrested when cannabis and poppy straw was recovered from his possession during frisking of his car at a surprise check ... Read

Infiltration bid foiled in Samba...

Rising Kashmir News’

Jammu, July 31: Border Security Force (BSF) foiled an infiltration bid ... Read

Trooper commits suicide in Jammu

Rising Kashmir News’

Jammu, July 31: An army trooper allegedly committed suicide by shooting ... Read

Fresh batch of 418 yatris leave ...


Jammu, Jul 31 (PTI) Amid tight security, a batch of 418 yatris today left f ... Read


In Their Gloomy Isolation After Memon Hanging, Muslim...

Saeed Naqvi

In the night of the tyrants, Who calls my name from afar? I must climb the scaffolding of the gallows to see beyond the prison parapets. Have they waylaid the caravan of the new dawn?                                                              ... Read

ISIS is a common threat

M.J. Akbar

When India reassumes its engagement with successor sta ... Read

What weakens India’s fight again...


On Friday, union home minister Rajnath Singh accused th ... Read

Broken homes

Farah Deeba

Man of extremely past epochs remained in an unremitting ... Read


Cloudburst Concern

With the dreadful memories of last year’s devastating floods still fresh in their minds, unpredictable and frequent cloudbursts in the recent past have created panic among people. The cloudbursts have wreaked havoc in different parts of J&K leading to loss ... Read

Makhdoom Sahib Ropeway Project

Over two years ago, in 2013, the ropeway car project, b ... Read

Improve healthcare

The hospitals, particularly those functioning in rural ... Read

Accountability Check

It is commendable that the demand of replacement of dam ... Read


JK Tourism organizes road show in Kolkata

Rakib Chatt

KOLKATA, AUGUST 01: JK Tourism organised a Road show at Kolkata on the sidelines of the Tourism Travel Fair held there.The Road show was attended by JK travel fraternity who were ably supported by KCCI. The show attracted a large gathering including the West Bengal tour operators ... Read

Mehraj re-elected Chairman ICTA

Rakib Chatt

Srinagar, 02 August: Information and Communication Technology Association of ... Read

DLRC meeting held at Pulwama

Rising Kashmir News’

PULWAMA, AUGUST 01: District Level Review cum Consultative Committee (DLRC) ... Read

ATOAK hails govt’s initiative to...

Rising Kashmir News’

Srinagar, August 01: Adventure Tour Operators Association of Kashmir (ATOAK) ... Read


Gandhi College wins gold, silver

Rising Kashmir News’

Srinagar, July 31: July 30, 2015, an inter-college cycle race was organized by the Department of Physical Education & Sports of University of Kashmir. In all 50 students representing various Colleges of Kashmir Valley and PG Departments of Kashmir University participated in the ... Read

YSS Srinagar hosts Sports Quiz

Rising Kashmir News’

Srinagar, July 31: District Youth Services & Sports Srinagar under the pat ... Read

Sami-ul-llah wins Islamia Colleg...

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: Physical Education Department of Islamia College of Sci ... Read

B Tech lifts Inter Dept Football...

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: B Tech lifted the Inter-department football tourney def ... Read


Gujjar-Bakarwals: The custodian of our livestock

Syed Maajid Rashid Andrabi

Dr. Zubair Ahmad War The Gujjar-Bakerwal community roughly constitutes about 20 percent of the population of Jammu and Kashmir. Whereas the Gujjars primarily tend buffaloes, the Bakarwals mainly rear sheep and goats. The word Bakarwal is derived from “B ... Read

Managing credit risk lies in the...

Syed Maajid Rashid Andrabi

We live in an ever changing world where we have great ... Read

Why is price of gold falling?

Syed Rashid Bukhari

Gold is one of the chemical elements. Its chief charac ... Read

Who really partitioned India?

Shoeb Hamid

On the event of Yakub Memon’s execution that was carrie ... Read


Shift the Sunday Market

Dear Editor, The Sunday Market, which is set every Sunday near the Polo Ground area, demands serious attention of the people and authorities. There are many questions that need to be answered by district administration. First and most important question ... Read

Yakub Memon Hanging

Dear Editor, Yakub Memon was hanged yesterday. The t ... Read

Coaching centers

Dear Editor, In response to the news report titled H ... Read

Power tariff hike

Dear Editor, In response to the news report titled K ... Read

North Kashmir

Health centers function from rickety infrastructure ...

M T Rasool

Bandipora: The health care centres in  North Kashmir’s Bandipora district are running from rickety infrastructure with 33 villages lacking healthcare facilities.According to officials  51 out of 62 health centres in the  district are operating from  rented rooms and lack ... Read

3 years on BRO fails to repair B...

M T Rasool

Bandipora: The Border Roads Organization (BRO) has failed to repai ... Read

Delina residents peeved over lac...

Peerzada Aarif

BARAMULLA The inhabitants of Delina in North Kashmir’s Baramulla ... Read

Govt neglects historic Shahabad

Shahjahan Afzal

Shahabad The village Shahabad- which has been named after the no ... Read

South Kashmir

Garbage litters roads in Pulwama

Javid u Salam

Pulwama A health threat looms in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district due to unattended piles of garbage at public places across the town which has shot up the population of stray dogs here.The Municipal Committee Pulwama (MCP) has failed to dispose off the waste in a sci ... Read

Vessu industrial estate sans dev...

Muhammad Suhail

Anantnag, Jul 26 The development of industrial estate at Veesu in Qazigu ... Read

CM’s constituency reels under da...

RK South Bureau

Anantnag, Jul 25: The Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed’s home town, ... Read

Production takes hit as Bijbehar...

Muhammad Suhail

Bijbehara The Bijbehara industrial estate is devoid of basic infr ... Read

Central Kashmir

Picturesque Doodhpathri turns den of ‘illicit activit...

Nazir Ganaie

DOODHPATHRI, BUDGAM: At a time when the State government was contemplating to develop various tourist destinations across Jammu Kashmir with high-standards and infrastructure, the Doodhpathri resort in central Kashmir’s Budgam district is virtually turning into a den of anti-s ... Read

Plundering Nallah Sindh


Ganderbal, June 24 Illegal extraction of sand, bajri, boulders from nallah ... Read

Ganderbal town stinks


Ganderbal, June 24 This central Kashmir town has turned into a dumping pla ... Read

Book Review

The book leads us from ignorance to knowledge

Mehak Dhaar

Overlook The book, Kashmir Oppressed, is a compilation of two pamphlets by two Europeans Arthur Brinckman and Robert Thorp who visited Kashmir during Maharaja’s rule. Though the initial purpose of their visits was not to research or write about Kashmir but eve ... Read

A thought provoking read

Dr. Gulfishan Khan

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

A marvelous contribution for rea...

Mumtaz Ahmad Numani

The book, small in size but large in content, has been ... Read

Murder mystery set in an ashram


‘Guruji’s Ashram’, the debut novel of Sunil Sinha, make ... Read


Modi is in better position to get K-issue resolved: K...

Veteran journalist, Kuldip Nayar, is a witness to India’s 68 years of existence. He has seen every facet of India from times of Lord Mountbatten to Narendra Modi. Yet he considers himself a journalist by accident. On the sidelines of Srinagar Media Summit, ... Read

Previous government did not take...

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

Third party mediation on Kashmir...

Kapil Kak, retired Air Vice Marshal of the Indian Air F ... Read

‘Dukh to Hota Hai but I stay pos...

Gowhar Geelani

Parvez Rasool’s meteoric ascendency to stardom can be g ... Read

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