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Udhampur Attack Fallout: Jammu, Srinagar chambers join hands against communal forces

Mir Basit Hussain

Srinagar, Oct 12: Condemning the attack on Kashmir-bound truckers in Udhampur, the business chambers of Srinagar and Jammu Monday put up a united face against the elements bent on disturbing peace in J&K for vested interests and inflicting heavy economic losses on the state. An emergency press conference was jointly called by respective presidents of Kashmir and Jammu Chamber of Commerce & Industries. President, KCCI, Mushtaq Ahmad Wa ... Read

Kashmir shuts against attack on Valley truckers

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Srinagar: Normal life in Kashmir was paralysed on Monday due to the strike called by traders an ... Read

Safe to travel on highway: IGP Jammu

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Srinagar: Inspector General of Police (IGP), Jammu, Danish Rana Monday said it is now safe to t ... Read

PDP defends BJP

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Srinagar: Ruling out possibility of BJP’s hand in attack over Kashmiri truckers, ruling PDP lea ... Read

Udhampur attackers belong to opposition parties: BJP

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Srinagar: The saffron party BJP on Monday alleged that petrol-bomb attack on Kashmir-based truc ... Read

Modi to protect rights of Muslims: Najma

Ishfaq Naseem

Srinagar: Senior BJP leader and Union Minority Affairs Minister, Najma Heptulla, Monday said Pr ... Read

Local bodies polls soon: Mufti

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Oct 12: Pledging to empower local-self government institutions, Chief Minister, Mufti Mohamma ... Read


ISM dying a slow death in JK


Srinagar: Minister for Health and Medical Education, Chaudhary Lal Singh Monday said the practice of Unani doctors to prescribe Allopathic medicines was taking toll in the hospitals of Jammu and Kashmir and making the Indian System of Medicine (ISM) die a slow death.The ... Read

Mufti is yoga fan since 1990

Srinagar: Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed was all praise tod ... Read

Flood-hit units: Bukhari pitches...

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Srinagar: Minister for Law, Justice, Parliamentary Affairs, Relie ... Read

Er Rashid visits families of vic...

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Srinagar: Awami Ittihad Party (AIP) president and MLA Langate Er ... Read


Promote JK as ideal herbal tourism destination: Mufti

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Monday stated that both homeopathy and allopathy take different trajectories to achieve the same goal of curing people. He called for giving space to Unani medicine so that it gets a level-playing field and integrates eff ... Read

Agitating NYC female members fac...

Zubair Amin

Srinagar: With each passing day it is getting tough for the NYC p ... Read

Climate change implications in J...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: J&K Governor N N Vohra Monday said the implications of ... Read

CRPF organises cleanliness drive...

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Srinagar: In order to execute ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ - the Clean ... Read


Mufti reviews Muharrum arrangements; orders availabil...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Monday stressed upon putting an effective mechanism in place to ensure availability of essential supplies like electricity, water, healthcare, ration and fuel to the people during Muharram days in the valley.He said Muharru ... Read

Govt fails to reconstruct bridge...

Muzamil Mattoo

Pulwama: People of Rohmu Pulwama today alleged, government has f ... Read

JeI condemns Udhampur incident, ...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Jama’at-e-Islami (JeI) J&K today condemned attack on Ka ... Read

Strikes no solution to Kashmir p...

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Srinagar: Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) General Secretary Nahida Nasre ... Read


Woman dies, 4 injured in mishap

Rising Kashmir News

Banihal , Oct 12: A woman was killed and four members of a marriage party were injured when their car skidded off the road and fell into a gorge on Jammu and Kashmir Highway in Ramban district this evening.Haleema Begum was killed and four others were injured in the accident, p ... Read

Panun Kashmir slams calls for re...


Jammu, Oct 12: Panun Kashmir, an outfit claiming to represent displace ... Read

VHP warns Muslims against cow sl...


Jammu, Oct 12: Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) Monday warned Muslims not t ... Read

One injured in scuffle near Pres...

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Jammu, Oct 12: One man was injured in a scuffle that broke out near th ... Read


Rashid, you shouldn’t have done it

Rajni Shaleen Chopra

The Dadri incident had made millions of conscionable Hindus hang their heads in shame. You have managed to fractionally offset their guilt.Slaughtering a cow and eating beef is your religious freedom. But you cannot make a public spectacle of cow slaughter wit ... Read

An exercise in futility

Ghulam Nabi Khayal

A panel discussion on various aspects of contentious Ka ... Read

Demilitarization and Kashmiri le...

Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani

If anything has gone seriously wrong in Jammu and Kashm ... Read

The Greek tragedy

Naveed Qazi

There is clamour in Greece about Tsipras administration ... Read


Illegally Occupied Land

Recovery of illegally occupied land in the state is marred by controversies as authorities fail to provide any evidence of eviction despite repeated calls by top brass. Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed while chairing Civil-Military Liaison Conference on ... Read

Fair politics not Fear politics

The attack on truckers in Udhampur in the wake of heigh ... Read

Endangering human life

Illegal and extensive mining for extraction of limeston ... Read

Exceeding the brief

It was not surprising to see the State legislature turn ... Read


Pakistani golfers rave about Kashmir beauty

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SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 12 The Pakistani nationals who were part of the SAARC Nations Golf tournament were bewitched with the Kashmir beauty. The Pakistani golfers did not only praise golf course in Kashmir but also appreciated culture, heritage, art and craft besides hospitable nature ... Read

KEA threatens to boycott Jammu-b...

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SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 12 Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) Monday accused Bhartia ... Read

Next budget will have separate p...

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SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 12 Minister for Finance and Culture, Dr. Haseeb A Drabu, t ... Read

Udhampur attacks can hit apple e...

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SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 12 Apprehending huge losses to horticulture sector, Valley ... Read


61st National School Games concludes, Punjab wins title

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Twenty nine teams from across India participated in the mega football championship- 61st National School Games held at Bakshi Stadium in Srinagar. In the final match of the Football National, State Team of Punjab defeated Maharastra by 1-0, Rajasthan got third ... Read

Mega Events in winter, water spo...

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Srinagar: Director General, Youth Services and Sports, Jammu and ... Read

Royals, Warriors share houours i...

Omar Mukhtar

Pulwama In the ongoing Inaugural Rajpora Gold Cup Football Tour ... Read

Royals, Warriors share houours i...

Omar Mukhtar

Pulwama In the ongoing Inaugural Rajpora Gold Cup Football Tour ... Read


Social media should not ruin interactions in person

Dr. Zubair Ahmad War

On Sunday, October 11, Rising Kashmir carried a news item titled “SKUAST-K Veterinary Faculty Alumni Meet held”. In fact, the get-together of the Veterinary doctors who have been the ex-students of the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Shuhama Srinagar was he ... Read

Letter to a disappeared father

Dr Qayum Hamid Changal

Dear Abuji It has been a decade now. People say you ... Read

Letter to a disappeared father

Dr Qayum Hamid Changal

Dear Abuji It has been a decade now. People say you ... Read

Little knowledge is dangerous

Sunaina Malik

India, which was admired for her secularism, has now tu ... Read


Public transport

Dear Editor, This is regarding the pathetic public transport services available in the state of J&K. It is mostly mini buses that commuters are able to travel by in the city as roads are narrow and often congested. Outside the city limits, larger buses p ... Read

Udhampur attack

Fayaz Ganie

Dear Editor, People living in Jammu and Kashmir are ... Read

Manhandling in Assembly

Dear Editor, This is in response to the news report ... Read


Dear Editor, It is estimated that Rs 300 crore is sp ... Read

North Kashmir

Broken Kanispora-Singhpora road leaves residents fuming

Rising Kashmir News

Baramulla: The damage to the Kanispora-Singhpora road in Baramulla has triggered resentment among the local residents here. Inhabitants of the area have demanded that the road should be tarred. The 5-km stretch passes through various villages including Chak Kanispora, Si ... Read

Residents seek repair of Lagama-...

Peerzada Aarif

Uri Local residents of Uri tehsil of Baramulla district hav ... Read

Forest dept launches anti-smuggl...

RK Bureau

BARAMULLA In order to curb the smuggling of timber, the  Forest d ... Read

Govt fails to set up fire statio...

M T Rasool

Bandipora: State government has failed to set up the fire service ... Read

South Kashmir

Kashmiri born Pakistani citizen faces threat of depor...

Javid u Salam

Pulwama An 85-year old Kashmiri born Pakistani citizen, Abdul Salam Najar, who was reunited with his family here after 60-years, faces a threat of deportation as his visa expires shortly. He lives alone in Pakistan and his last wish is to die here. Najar, who is on vi ... Read

Docs, paramedics overstay at SDH...

Muhammad Suhail

Bijbehara The doctors and paramedical staff working at Sub-Distri ... Read

Cannabis cultivation flourishes ...

Muhammad Suhail

Anantnag: The cannabis cultivation here in the South Kashmir has ... Read

A Hindu love story that echoes i...

Javaid ul Salam

Pulwama: Kashmiri historian, Mohammad Yusuf Taing, said that the ... Read

Central Kashmir

Kullan without safe drinking water

Irfan Raina

Kullan (Kangan) The residents of Kullan village in tehsil Gund are up in arms against the Public Health engineering (PHE) department and district administration for their “failure’’ to provide them the potable drinking water.Two months back Kullan was hit by a cloudburst whic ... Read

Dist hospital Ganderbal remains ...

Irfan Raina

Ganderbal: The hospitals in Ganderbal district are facing shortage ... Read

Agarwal stresses on professional...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Trainings ... Read

Govt to revamp health sector in ...

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BUDGAM: Minister for Health and Medical Education, ARI and Trai ... Read

Book Review

Book traces the left and the right affiliations and t...

Sheikh Saleem

Human rights lawyer, activist and writer Nandita Haksar’s book, “The Many Faces of Kashmiri Nationalism” is based on detailed interviews with a Kashmiri trade union leader Sampat Prakash and her interactions with the Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru. I ... Read

An authentic account of Kashmir ...

Waseem Majazi

The book, ‘Kashmir: A Valley of Endless Sorrow’ by Sye ... Read

Maimed by pellets

Bilal Bashir Bhat

The book “Scars of Pellet Gun” highlights the grim tra ... Read

DAK cautions against H1N1 outbre...

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Srinagar Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Monday cautioned the ... Read


‘Two characters in the book represent all the contrad...

Nandita Haksar, the eminent lawyer and activist who started the ‘Save Afzal Campaign’ wants to start a conversation with fellow Indians through her new book “Many Faces of Kashmiri Nationalism- From Cold War to the Present Day.” The book is based on lives o ... Read

Beef issue will soon die down

Neerja Chowdhury

Last year, when elections in Jammu and Kashmir saw a ma ... Read

‘PM showed reluctance to release...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: The business fraternity has held many deliberations wit ... Read

Talks are never going to succeed...

• Kashmir has to be solved according to wishes and aspi ... Read

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