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Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Dec 14: Jammu and Kashmir has become first state in India to have a law explicitly banning sexual exploitation of women by those in positions of authority, having a fiduciary relationship or a public servant.The State Administrative Council (SAC) under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik approved the ‘Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2018 and the Jammu and Kashmir Criminal Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018’.An official spokesman said the Bill seeks to amend theRead
UPA Govt should have acted on interlocutors

UPA Govt should have acted on interlocutors' repo...

PTI

New Delhi, Dec 14:Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister P Chidambaram Thursday said the UPA ...Read

Alliance with BJP was suicidal: Mehbooba

Alliance with BJP was suicidal: Mehbooba

PTI

Mumbai, Dec 14:Former Jammu Kashmir chief minister and PDP President Mehbooba Mufti Friday said her ...Read

2 minors among 7 killed in Reasi accident

2 minors among 7 killed in Reasi accident

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Dec 14: At least seven people including two minors were killed and three others injured criti...Read

Pahalgam records coldest Dec night in over a decade

Pahalgam records coldest Dec night in over a deca...

Rising Kashmir News / PTI

Srinagar, Dec 14: The Pahalgam tourist resort in south Kashmir experienced the coldest December night i...Read

Kashmir faces distribution transformer dearth

Kashmir faces distribution transformer dearth

Junaid Kathju

Srinagar, Dec 13: Kashmir valley is facing an acute dearth of distribution transformers this winter.A t...Read

SC gives clean chit to Modi Govt on Rafale deal

SC gives clean chit to Modi Govt on Rafale deal

Press Trust of India

New Delhi, Dec 14: The Supreme Court Friday gave the Narendra Modi government a clean chit on the procur...Read

IB, RAW chiefs get 6-months extension

IB, RAW chiefs get 6-months extension

PTI

New Delhi, Dec 14:The Intelligence Bureau Director Rajiv Jain and Research & Analysis Wing Secretar...Read

2 Lashkar militants killed in Sopore gunfight

2 Lashkar militants killed in Sopore gunfight

Noor ul Haq

Sopore Dec 13: Two Lashkar-e-Toiba militants were killed in an encounter with forces in Brath Kalan ...Read

One-way traffic allowed on Highway, 3000 stranded vehi

One-way traffic allowed on Highway, 3000 stranded...

Rabiya Bashir

Srinagar, Dec 13:Even as Valley experienced rain and snowfall, authorities allowed one-way traffic on ...Read

Work on Banihal-Qazgund tunnel suspended from 7 months

Work on Banihal-Qazgund tunnel suspended from 7 m...

Yawar Hussain

Srinagar, Dec 13:The work on the twin 8.5 kms long Banihal-Qazigund tunnel tubes has been suspended fo...Read

Kashmir

PMUY scheme yet to see the light of day in Tral

PMUY scheme yet to see the light of day in Tral

'Irfan Yattoo'

'Srinagar, Dec 14: 'Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY)’, a centrally sponsored scheme has failed to end miseries of people in Tral area of Pulwama district, where beneficiaries are still waiting for free gas connections.PMUY, launched in Jammu and Kashmir in 2016, with an... Read

5 forest employees injured in attac...

Sopore, Dec 14:Five employees of the forest department were injured af...Read

Master Sheikh passes away in Tral

Tral: A prominent poet and renowned teacher from Batagund vil...Read

Farooq, Omar express grief over los...

Srinagar, Dec 14:Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President Dr. Far...Read

News

Ex-ministers continue to occupy official buildings

Ex-ministers continue to occupy official building...

'Rising Kashmir News'

' Srinagar, Dec 14:'Though under the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) of the Jammu and Kashmir Estates Department, the politicians including ex-minister and ex-legislators are bound to vacate the accommodations presently under their occupation one month after the dissolution of... Read

Man arrested in Pulwama with explos...

Pulwama, Dec 14:The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday claimed to have ...Read

Sopore shuts over militant killings

Sopore, Dec 14: Complete shutdown was observed on the second consecutiv...Read

Attempts being made to revive ‘Ikhw...

Jammu, Dec 14: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) MLC Firdous Tak on Frida...Read

City

Dog population on rise in KU’s Hazratbal campus, stude

Dog population on rise in KU’s Hazratbal campus, ...

'Sahil Iqball'

'Srinagar, Dec 14: 'Authorities at University of Kashmir have failed to curb the growing population of dogs inside the campus posing threat to the students, teachers and visitors alike.Students undergoing various degree courses at Hazrabtal campus complained that dogs can be seen... Read

SKIMS Medical College asks interns ...

Srinagar, Dec 14: SKIMS Medical College and Hospital (MCH) Bemina, Srinag...Read

Illegal structure removed at Pantha...

Srinagar, Dec 14:District administration Srinagar on Friday demolished a...Read

Dy Mayor clears traffic booths from...

Srinagar, Dec 14: Deputy Mayor Srinagar, Sheikh Imran along with senior o...Read

Jammu

Unable to support family, PHE daily wager ends life in

Unable to support family, PHE daily wager ends li...

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Jammu, Dec 14: 'After failing to provide financial support to family members, a depressed PHE daily wager on Friday purportedly committed suicide at his residence in Katra.Parshotam Kumar, son of Sukhdev resident of Katra, was in critical condition when he was brought to Gove... Read

‘Why is Chairman always from Kashmi...

Jammu, Dec 14:Alleging large scale “irregularities, omissions a...Read

VC BGSBU calls on Advisor Ganai

JAMMU, DECEMBER 14: Vice Chancellor of the Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah Univers...Read

Induction training course held for ...

Jammu, December, 14:Jammu & Kashmir State Judicial organized the induct...Read

Editorial

Power pangs

Power pangs

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''People from different districts of Kashmir have leveled fresh allegations against the Power Development Department for not adhering to its own curtailment schedule. People in metered areas have complained that the department had extended the six-hour daily pow... Read

 Brand Cashmere

Kashmir, known the world over for its rich arts and cra...Read

Blow to divisive politics

In Jammu and Kashmir state where harmony between commun...Read

Human Rights Day

Kashmir witnessed shutdown on December 10, the day that...Read

Opinion

Indo-Pak Relations: War is no option

Indo-Pak Relations: War is no option

'Sheikh Shabir'

''Pakistan and India recently took a historic step when they agreed to build Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims to visit the Gurdwara in Kartarpur, Pakistan. To better diplomatic relations, the opening of the border for people is a great step taken by the gove... Read

Discrimination and exploitation at ...

We often hear about protests by employees engaged on co...Read

Nonsense to talk about development ...

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad and former heal...Read

Persecution of Indian Muslims

In the last four years insecurity among the Muslims in ...Read

Business

Gulmarg hotels sold out for Christmas, New Year

Gulmarg hotels sold out for Christmas, New Year

'Sabreen Ashraf'

'Srinagar, Dec 14:'The hotels at ski resort Gulmarg are sold out for Christmas and New Year Celebrations being organised by the State’s tourism department in collaboration with J&K Hoteliers Club from December 25 to December 31.Heli-skiing, snowboarding, skiing, alpine... Read

Extended evening flight timing at S...

JAMMU, DEC 14:To give a big push to the tourism sector in particular ...Read

Agriculture Deptt organises awarene...

Handwara, December 14:The Department of Agriculture Friday organized awarenes...Read

FCS&CA recovers Rs 3400 fine from e...

SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 14:The Enforcement squad of Food, Civil Supplies and Consu...Read

Sports

Real Kashmir face ‘ill-treatment’ in Kerala, seek poli

Real Kashmir face ‘ill-treatment’ in Kerala, seek...

'Press Trust of India '

'New Delhi, Dec 14: 'Real Kashmir FC Friday alleged they were hurled abuses and manhandled by officials of Gokulam Kerala, who "deprived" the visitors of training facilities ahead of their I-League game in Kozhikode.Lying third after a sensational start to their maiden season in t... Read

Zabrwan beat Zaffron by 7 wickets

Al Khor: Zabrwan Rangers defeated Zaffron Cricket Club by seven ...Read

Muzaffarabad United to face Chinar ...

As the league stage is half way done, defending champio...Read

Bandipora continues to script histo...

BANDIPORA, DECEMBER 14: The youngsters of Bandipora continue to script history ...Read

Viewpoint

Clientelistic insiders and faction-running outsiders

Clientelistic insiders and faction-running outsid...

'Ashq Hussain Bhat'

''In a truly modern democratic system citizens are expected to vote for political parties on the basis of their policies directed towards welfare of the general mass of people. Such political parties are called “programmatic” parties. The political p... Read

Losing Hindi heartland

Many prominent news portals, netizens and TV news chann...Read

Women are instrumental for peace in...

In the past women all over the world were considered me...Read

Winter Blues: Seasonal depression

Winter is “in full swing” the guarded trees...Read

Responses

Managing crises

Managing crises

'Dear Editor,'

''History bears witness to the fact that whenever and wherever political movement found its roots, the economy of that region became the major casualty. It has been true of Kashmir region as well since 1989. Different crises that occurred at different times in l... Read

Contractual lecturers

This is in response to the recent government order abou...Read

Internet shutdown

This is in response to the new report titled “JK ...Read

Book Review

From eulogy of Dogra rulers to interlocution fiasco

From eulogy of Dogra rulers to interlocution fias...

'Daanish Bin Nabi'

'' Former Kashmir interlocutor, Radha Kumar’s book “Paradise at War” comes at a time when India and Pakistan have locked horns over the peace process. Besides providing brief ancient history of Kashmir, “Paradise at War” sheds light... Read

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