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Rajnath appeals parties to participate in ULB, Pa...

PTI

Jammu, Sep 17: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Monday appealed political parties to participate in the forthcoming panchayat and urban local body polls in Jammu and Kashmir, in the wake of the NC and the PDP announcing a boycott of the elections.Singh's appeal came after the two major regional parties -- the National Conference and the Peoples Democratic Party -- announced that they would not take part in the elections as the Centre has not cleared its stand on Article 35A of the Constitution."I wRead
NC, PDP reject HM’s appeal

NC, PDP reject HM’s appeal

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Sep 17: The two major political parties National Conference (NC) and Peoples Democratic Party...Read

JRL calls for boycott of polls

JRL calls for boycott of polls

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Sept 17: The Joint Resistance Leaders (JRL), Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohamma...Read

CPI (M) to boycott polls

CPI (M) to boycott polls

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Sep 17:The Communist Party of India (Marxist) Monday said it would boycott the upcoming panc...Read

Kashmir shuts against civilian, militant killings

Kashmir shuts against civilian, militant killings

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Sept 17: The normal life in Kashmir on Monday was affected by the strike called by Joint Resis...Read

Soz demands scrapping of AFSPA from JK

Soz demands scrapping of AFSPA from JK

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Sept 17:Former union minister and senior Congress leader Saif-ud-Din Soz has demanded scrappi...Read

Army man shot dead in Kulgam

Army man shot dead in Kulgam

Shafat Mir

Kulgam: Militants, who disguised as mediamen, killed a Territorial army man and ex-Ikhwan com...Read

Panchayat ghar set ablaze in Tral

Panchayat ghar set ablaze in Tral

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Sep 17:A panchayat ghar was set on fire by unidentified persons in Seer village of Tral area...Read

Kashmir resolution must for peace with India: Pak prez

Kashmir resolution must for peace with India: Pak...

Sajjad Hussain

Islamabad, Sep 17: Pakistan wants peaceful relations with India on the basis of "mutual co-existence", n...Read

Dialogue with Pak only if environ is conducive for tal

Dialogue with Pak only if environ is conducive fo...

PTI

New Delhi, Sept 17: Observing that the new Pakistan premier Imran Khan was "propped up" by the Army, Unio...Read

Govt approves single window IIBF Act 2018

Govt approves single window IIBF Act 2018

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Sept 17: In a major initiative aimed at easing flow of investment through business ventures in...Read

Cancel recognition of schools indulging in exorbitant

Cancel recognition of schools indulging in exorbi...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Sept 17: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan Monday directed Director Directorat...Read

Judiciary donates Rs 60 lakh for Kerala flood relief f

Judiciary donates Rs 60 lakh for Kerala flood rel...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Sept 17:An amount of Rs. 60,27,926/ has been donated by the Judges of the J&K High Court,...Read

News

Hailstorm wreaked havoc in North Kashmir

Hailstorm wreaked havoc in North Kashmir

'Sabreen Ashraf'

'Srinagar, Sept 17: 'Nearly 45 per cent of fruits and paddy crops have suffered damage due to the recent hailstorm that hit areas of Sopore and Handwara in north Kashmir.The Apple rich town Sopore has suffered around 35 per cent damage to fruit and paddy crops due to the hailstorm... Read

Omar hits back at Mehbooba

Srinagar, Sep 17 (KNS): Taking a dig at PDP President Mehbooba Mufti for her ou...Read

GOI’s decision to hold Panchayat, U...

Srinagar, Sep 17:Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday termed the ann...Read

Geelani urges people to boycott ele...

Srinagar, September 17: Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani asked youth to r...Read

City

Book lovers decry lack of facilities at SPS Library

Book lovers decry lack of facilities at SPS Libra...

'Zenaira Bakhsh'

'Srinagar, Sep 17: 'After taking more than 10 years to get constructed the Sri Pratap Singh (SPS) Library here still awaits an official inauguration which hinders its proper and organized functioning.Being a beautifully constructed structure people expected it to be a resourceful... Read

Director NIT calls on Governor

Srinagar, Sep 17:Prof. Rakesh Sehgal, Director, National Institute of Te...Read

Kashmir Journalists Association del...

Srinagar, Sep 17: A delegation of Kashmir Journalists Association (KJA) l...Read

Complete JCR flyover, TRC Grade sep...

Srinagar, Sep 17: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today...Read

Kashmir

Govt notifies revised SOPs for State Disaster Relief F

Govt notifies revised SOPs for State Disaster Rel...

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'SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 17: 'The Governor’s Administration today accorded sanction to the adoption of revised Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF).According to the order issued by GAD, State Executive Committee (SEC) will place funds at the di... Read

Vyas for redressing public grievanc...

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 17: The Advisor to Governor B B Vyas Advisor today impresse...Read

Rs 2.92 cr loan disbursed to 144 ba...

Srinagar, September 17: The Jammu & Kashmir Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tri...Read

Workshop on Rafugari begins at SPS ...

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 17: Director Archives, Archaeology and Museums, Muneer-ul-I...Read

Jammu

Rajnath Singh inaugurates India’s first ‘Smart Border

Rajnath Singh inaugurates India’s first ‘Smart Bo...

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Jammu, Sep 17: 'Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday inaugurated two “Smart Fence” pilot projects along Indo-Pak International Border here at BSF Headquarters.According to an official, the projects have been envisaged under the Comprehensive Integrated Bord... Read

Rajouri: Senior official arrested o...

Jammu, Sep 17: Police on Monday said that it has arrested a senior gov...Read

Braid chopping returns to Chenab Va...

Doda: After almost a year, a woman from Doda district of Chan...Read

Shah reviews draft guidelines for J...

Srinagar, Sep 17: Secretary PHE, I&FC and Disaster Management, Relief...Read

Editorial

Schools and fees

Schools and fees

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''Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) has come under fire after an association of private schools accused it of adopting two yardsticks for bigwigs and small-time schools (private). The accusation has come after de-recognition of two private schools b... 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

Road safety

Road safety in J&K state has received much attentio...Read

Opinion

Why RTI Act is lagging in J&K?

Why RTI Act is lagging in J&K?

'SHAH KHALID'

''Jammu & Kashmir state enacted its own J&K RTI Act on 20 March 2009 called J&K RTI ACT 2009. In the state, while the Central RTI Act covers all central government offices and their functioning, the J&K RTI Act covers all state offices. A draft b... 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

Wazwan and the insatiable appetite

Autumn in Kashmir is famous for two things – the ...Read

Business

Valley traders fear business slowdown

Valley traders fear business slowdown

'Mir Baseerat'

'Srinagar: 'The retailers and manufacturer in Valley who mostly rely on import of goods from outside the state fear slowdown in the business due to continues increase in the fuel prices. The prices of diesel and petrol have touched Rs 77.27 per litre and Rs 86.50 per litr... Read

ULB, Panchayat elections will have ...

Jammu and Kashmir Socio Economic Coordination Committee...Read

JK Bank holds DLRC meeting in Baram...

Srinagar, Sept 17: District Level Review Committee meeting of District Bar...Read

JK Bank adds three more ATMs to its...

Srinagar, Sept.17: J&K Bank has added three more automated teller mach...Read

Sports

Summayah becomes Valley’s second female cricket coach

Summayah becomes Valley’s second female cricket c...

'Syed Rukaya'

'Srinagar:'Despite pushbacks from the community, Summayah Jan, a passionate female cricketer now a coach has become the role model especially for female folk of the valley. Sidelining the stereotypes and gender bias, Summayah is her dreams despite all odds.Hailing from K... Read

Friends XI seal last ball win, lift...

Andergam, Sep 17:The spectators could not have asked for a better Sunday...Read

Night football tournament concludes...

Srinagar: The final match of the first of its kind night football...Read

J&K to participate sub-junior baseb...

Srinagar:The Jammu and Kashmir Baseball Association, JKBA is all...Read

Viewpoint

Shrinking public sphere

Shrinking public sphere

'Nayeem Showkat'

''The recent arrest of social activists in India is a crackdown on dissent in the country. It is a clear cut message that “public sphere” finds almost no place in today’s India. This is not new. The so called “public sphere” in Indi... Read

Social Networking Sites: Cause of i...

Ishfaq.majid@cug.ac.in Social Networking Site (SNS) is ...Read

Saudi-Qatar Crisis: How it all star...

It all started on May 23, 2017, Qatar woke up to news o...Read

Sustainable tourism

mmagry@deakin.edu.au Sustainable development is not onl...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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