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Tension heightens along IB after BAT attack

SYED AMJAD SHAH

Jammu, Sept 19: The tension has heightened along the International Border (IB) and BSF has sounded high alert after mutilation of body of a border guard in Ramgarh sector of Samba district allegedly by Pakistan’s Border Action Team (BAT).The BSF Hawaldar Narinder Kumar belonging to 176 bn was ambushed by BAT team comprising Pakistani Army commandos and militants yesterday morning ahead of fence in Nanga village of Ramgarh sector.“The BAT team fired about a dozen bullets targeting BSF teamRead
Police foils 8th Muharram procession in Srinagar

Police foils 8th Muharram procession in Srinagar

Javid Ahmad

Srinagar, Sept 19: The authorities on Wednesday foiled main 8th Muharram procession in Srinagar by impos...Read

Line between mainstream, separatist politics blurring

Line between mainstream, separatist politics blur...

Yawar Hussain

Srinagar, Sept 19:Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Saif-ud-din Soz Wednesday said if th...Read

Cong to contest civil polls, but with a rider

Cong to contest civil polls, but with a rider

Rabiya Bashir

Srinagar, Sep 19:A day after meeting the party high command in New Delhi, the state Congress has decid...Read

Provide adequate security to candidates: Guv

Provide adequate security to candidates: Guv

PTI

Srinagar, Sep 19 :Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday asked the police and civil administration offic...Read

RSS does not accept Article 370, 35A of Constitution:

RSS does not accept Article 370, 35A of Constitut...

PTI

New Delhi, Sep 19:RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat Wednesday said the organisation does not accept Article 370 a...Read

India, Pak FMs likely to meet at UNGA

India, Pak FMs likely to meet at UNGA

PTI

Islamabad, Sep 19:Pakistan on Wednesday said it is engaged with India to facilitate a bilateral meeting...Read

Missing BSF man’s body found after 9 hrs

Missing BSF man’s body found after 9 hrs

SYED AMJAD SHAH

Jammu, Sept 18: A Border Security Force (BSF) man was apparently killed in Border Action Team (BAT) a...Read

Troops working out security plan for ULB, Panchayat po

Troops working out security plan for ULB, Panchay...

Javid Ahmad

Srinagar, Sept 18: Security agencies are carrying out area and polling booth wise assessment to work out...Read

3 panchayat ghars damaged in south Kashmir

3 panchayat ghars damaged in south Kashmir

Rising Kashmir News

Pulwama: Partial damages were caused to three panchayat ghars at three different places in sou...Read

CEO issues notification for Phase-I of ULB polls

CEO issues notification for Phase-I of ULB polls

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Sept 18: The Chief Electoral Officer, Shaleen Kabar Tuesday issued formal notification for the...Read

Shutdown in Anantnag to mourn civilian killing

Shutdown in Anantnag to mourn civilian killing

Shafat Mir

Anantnag, Sept 18: A partial shutdown was observed for fourth consecutive day in south Kashmir’s A...Read

Pellet victim booked under PSA

Pellet victim booked under PSA

Rising Kashmir News

Pulwama, Sept 18: Authorities have booked a pellet victim from south Kashmir's Pulwama district under i...Read

News

Pattan Trauma hospital ‘functions’ without doctors

Pattan Trauma hospital ‘functions’ without doctor...

'Mansoor Peer'

'Srinagar: 'Notwithstanding its tall claims to streamline healthcare system across the state, Jammu and Kashmir government has failed to provide adequate men and machinery to the much hyped Pattan Trauma hospital. Rising Kashmir has learned that the emergency services con... Read

Afridi snubs Indian media, says let...

Srinagar: Former Pakistan skipper and flamboyant all-rounder Shah...Read

Duo arrested in south Kashmir durin...

Pulwama: A driver and a student were arrested during nocturnal r...Read

Govt forces displaying highhandedne...

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) has strongly denounced the impo...Read

City

Charity organizations need to identify their role in s

Charity organizations need to identify their role...

'Irfan Yattoo'

'Srinagar, Sep 19: 'Speakers on Wednesday said that charity organizations Kashmir Valley need to identify their role in the society so that the help needs those who deserve it the most. They were speaking on the 17th Annual Day of Islamic Relief and Research Trust Kashmir (IRRTK)... Read

SSA teachers’ hunger strike continu...

Srinagar, Sep 19: The hunger strike of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) teache...Read

Prof Talat chairs 3rd Advisory Comm...

Srinagar, Sept 19:The third Advisory Committee Meeting of the Directorate...Read

Indo-Pak cricket match: NIT orders ...

Srinagar, Sep 19:Authorities at National Institute of Technology Hazratb...Read

Kashmir

Govt planning to gift another HEP to GOI: JKSECC

Govt planning to gift another HEP to GOI: JKSECC

'Irfan Yattoo'

'Srinagar, Sep 19:'Jammu & Kashmir Socio-Economic Coordination Committee (JKSECC) Wednesday alleged that government is planning to give away another hydroelectric power project to some unknown central Public Sector Undertaking (PSU), clandestinely.Addressing a presser here, ... Read

JKSM delegation visits Barkati’s fa...

A delegation of women wing of Jammu Kashmir Salvation F...Read

Altaf grieved over demise of Gh. Ab...

SRINAGAR, September 19: Former Finance Minister and MLA Amirakadal Syed Mohamma...Read

Gun license holders in Bla’ asked t...

Baramulla Sep 19In wake of the upcoming municipal and local body polls ...Read

Jammu

BSF failed to follow SOP on IB: Defense Experts

BSF failed to follow SOP on IB: Defense Experts

'SYED AMJAD SHAH'

'Jammu, Sept 19: 'Defense experts have criticized Border Security Force (BSF) allegedly for their failure to follow Standard Operation Procedure (SOP) on the International Border, a day after throat-slit body of BSF man was found in Ramgarh Sector of Samba.The BSF had already b... Read

Decision to boycott upcoming polls ...

Jammu, Sep 19: A day after its zonal president resigned from the party...Read

JU awarded ‘Best Wi-Fi Security Sol...

Jammu: Centre for Information Technology, University of Jammu ...Read

Symposium on ‘Role of youth in disa...

Jammu, Sep 19: District Information Centre, Udhampur organized a sympo...Read

Editorial

Governance and law

Governance and law

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''In one more major development in the state on governance front, the State Administrative Council under the chairmanship of Governor SP Malik accorded sanction to the enactment of the Jammu and Kashmir Commercial Court Bill, 2008 to make way for the constitutio... Read

Schools and fees

Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) has come...Read

Smart cities vision

In a meeting to review the progress of development work...Read

Exigent traffic plans

On Thursday, capital city Srinagar and some other distr...Read

Opinion

It’s people’s turn to respond

It’s people’s turn to respond

'Kamal Morarka'

''What I have been writing in this column for the last one year is increasingly becoming apparent across the country. As the election is drawing near, Modi and Amit Shah have become mindful of the fact that it will not be a cakewalk like it was in 2014. Mere rhe... Read

Why RTI Act is lagging in J&K?

Jammu & Kashmir state enacted its own J&K RTI A...Read

The ever-shrinking shelf life of tr...

In the world of news, every event or issue has a shelf ...Read

Idlib Endgame: Air bombardment or c...

The Byzantine and Roman sites of Ebla and Idlib, in Nor...Read

Business

JKSDM skill, upskilling training program for startups

JKSDM skill, upskilling training program for star...

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Srinagar, September 19th: 'J&K Skill Development Mission (JKSDM) in partnership with BRIDGE International is starting first of its kind in J&K, International Skill & Upskilling Training program from next week. The program is part of JKSDM’s efforts to inculcate entrepr... Read

JKEDI trains 135 youth for entrepre...

Pampore, Sep 19: A fresh batch of 135 aspiring entrepreneurs completed t...Read

JKB FSL eTrader app to simplify onl...

Srinagar, Sep 19:To meet the ever-changing needs of investors regarding ...Read

Islamic University holds food safet...

Awantipora, September 19: Department of Food Technology Islamic University of Sci...Read

Sports

Howaid, Samer complete NIS Diploma course

Howaid, Samer complete NIS Diploma course

'Syed Rukaya'

'Srinagar:'Howaid HamidJ&K’s former Ranji players, Howaid Hamid and Sameer Ali have completed their one year NIS Diploma Course in cricket discipline at Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports (NSNIS) Patiala, this year.The duo has topped in their ‘mai... Read

Anantnag College defeats Post Gradu...

Srinagar:In the ongoing 12th Prof. Yousuf Memorial Cricket Cup b...Read

South Kashmir chess championship co...

SRINAGAR: The South Kashmir Chess Championship organised by All J...Read

Secretary Sports Council inspects s...

JAMMU: Secretary, J&K State Sports Council, Dr Naseem Java...Read

Viewpoint

Social Media: A catastrophe in making

Social Media: A catastrophe in making

'Dr. Masoon Ahmad Beig'

''masoongeo@gmail.com Social networking has become every bodies cup of tea in the present age of information technology it has revolutionized the means of communication and the people remain minute to minute updated about the happenings in their surroundings. N... Read

Death of KhushalSar

sharbenzz@gmail.com KhushalSar was once a living and bl...Read

Concept of Hundred Languages of Chi...

principal@doonsrinagar.com Loris Malaguzzi has rightly ...Read

Imam Hussain(AS): The epitome of co...

smaqboal2@gmail.com Imam Hussain’s (AS) stand has...Read

Responses

Lost chinars

Lost chinars

'Dear Editor,'

''Death of over a dozen chinars on the busy Srinagar to Gulmarg road near Kawoosa village has sounded the alarm bell for residents and others. The decaying of the trees has also vexed the commuters as there is a high risk of accident given the condition of the t... Read

Deforestation

Large scale cutting of trees for transmission lines is ...Read

Form fees

This is regarding the form fees charged by various educ...Read

Form fees

This is regarding the form fees charged by various educ...Read

Interviews

‘In Kashmir, law and order swallows human rights’

‘In Kashmir, law and order swallows human rights’

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'' The ‘Nanne Kour’ of ‘Zone Dab’, an editor at BBC’s Urdu Service in London for 22 years, author of a well-received book in English language ‘Lost in Terror’ published by Penguin India and ‘Deshat Zadi’ in U... Read

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