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Jammu agitation far from over

Rising Kashmir News’

Jammu, Aug 2: AIIMS Coordination Committee (ACC) Sunday extended its strike call till August 5 to press for the sanction of a separate AIIMS for Jammu.“The AIIMS CC had hoped that the massive response the bandh call evoked across Jammu province would make the insensitive BJP to read the writing on the wall, but it was not to be. BJP yet again betrayed the people of Jammu region by taking recourse to white lies calculated to hoodwi ... Read

Kashmir Inc, civil society demands establishment ...

Junaid Kathju

Srinagar, Aug 02: Taking a cue from the agitation in Jammu for establishment of a separate All India In ... Read

‘14 panchayat members killed since 2012’

Sumaiya Yousuf

Srinagar, Aug 2: As many as 14 panchayat members have been killed in militancy related incidents in Ka ... Read

AIIMS row: Clashes, stone pelting marks 2nd day o...


Jammu, Aug 1: The second day of bandh in Jammu over establishment of AIIMS was marked by clashes be ... Read

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

Rising Kashmir News’

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


Kashmir most deserving part of JK for establishment o...

M T Rasool

Hajin (Bandipora): Condemning the use of force by government on people protesting for their promised demands, JKPCC Chief Ghulam Ahmed Mir Sunday said Kashmir was the most deserving part to get AIIMS.He said both BJP-PDP have ‘bad designs’ and AIIMS controversy is part of it whe ... Read

Regional imbalance hits JK: Cong...

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee chief G A ... Read

Panel discussion on ‘Kashmiri la...

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: The importance of the Kashmiri language in giving voice ... Read

Delhi wants to change JK’s demog...

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Moha ... Read


‘People’s University’ IGNOU ‘cheats’ masses in Kashmir


SRINAGAR: If you want to pursue diploma in creative writing in English through IGNOU, then here is an eye-opener for you.With a dream of learning creative writing, Suhail (name changed) admitted for the diploma in January 2015 in regional centre, Srinagar. He was inform ... Read

Kangan, Gbl deputations call on CM

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: Two deputations from district Ganderbal today called on ... Read

‘Together with Orphans’


SRINAGAR: Around two hundred students of 4th standard of Green Va ... Read

SMC to stop ‘fast track building...


SRINAGAR: Keeping in view the mushrooming of violations in fast t ... Read


Two minors die after taking iron pills, masters suspe...

Rising Kashmir News’

Srinagar: Two minor students have died after they were allegedly fed with Iron supplement pills, a local newsgathering agency KNS reported today     District Development Commissioner Ramban Farooq Shah Bukhari Sunday put two headmasters of Government Girls Middle School ... Read

For evil free society, include m...

Rising Kashmir News’

Kupwara: MLA, Rafiabad, Yawar Dilawar Mir has called for includi ... Read

Two AIIMS type hospitals sanctio...

Rising Kashmir News’

Jammu: Congress today alleged that BJP was befooling the peopl ... Read

Illegal sand, stone mining affec...

Rising Kashmir News’

Kupwara: Despite ban on extraction of stones, boulders and sand ... Read


BJP slams strike, says vested interests playing politics

Rising Kashmir News’

Jammu, Aug 02: Ruling BJP in Jammu and Kashmir today slammed the ongoing agitation for AIIMS in Jammu and said those spearheading the stir were playing in the hands of opposition parties, in spite of Centre's announcement to give "AIIMS-like" institution in the city. The BJP ... Read

16 injured in bus-car collision

Rising Kashmir News’

Jammu, Aug 02: Sixteen persons were injured when a bus they were trave ... Read

27-year-old found dead, suicide ...

Rising Kashmir News’

Jammu, Aug 02: A 27-year-old man allegedly committed suicide today by ... Read

Exchange of fire along IB

Jammu, Aug 02: Pakistani Rangers resorted to firing of mortar bombs on ... Read


Yakub Memon's execution "darkest hours" of the apex c...

Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani

Prof. Anup Surendranath, Deputy Registrar (Research), at the Supreme Court of India has resigned. He has  attacked  the judgement clearing the death penalty for 1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon, saying two decisions within a span of hours are instance ... Read

In Their Gloomy Isolation After ...

Saeed Naqvi

In the night of the tyrants, Who calls my name fro ... 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


Decongest the City

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Asgar Samoon, in a high level meeting held on Saturday directed authorities for immediate removal of bottlenecks to assure smooth traffic in the city. While reviewing the ongoing construction work on Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh f ... Read

Cloudburst Concern

With the dreadful memories of last year’s devastating f ... 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


‘J&K as safe as any other part in India’


Kolkata, Aug 2 Jammu and Kashmir is as safe as any part of the country and a preferred destination among domestic tourists, the Tourism department of the state has said."There has been no instance of any tourist being attacked or kidnapped by any terrorist organistaion. Tour ... Read

DDC Udhampur reviews UDAAN scheme

Rising Kashmir News’

UDHAMPUR, AUGUST 02 The district administration has initiated a mass contac ... Read

JK Tourism organizes road show i...

Rakib Chatt

KOLKATA, AUGUST 01: JK Tourism organised a Road show at Kolkata on the side ... Read

Mehraj re-elected Chairman ICTA

Rakib Chatt

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


One more victim of Indian judicial system

Er. Nazir Ahmad Nazir

Yukub Memon, the 1993 Mumbai bomb blast convict was hanged on July 30, 2015 at 7 am in a hot haste after a prolonged incarceration of more than 20 years. This is similar to what happened in case of Afzal Guru except that the family of the former was informe ... Read

The silent terrorism

Sunaina Malik

Female foeticide is an issue of fiery dialogue for past ... Read

Unknown and unidentified

Rakshanda Ali

...He sat quietly absorbed in his cozy arm chair watch ... Read

Gujjar-Bakarwals: The custodian ...

Dr. Zubair Ahmad War

The Gujjar-Bakerwal community roughly constitutes about ... Read


Whatsapp Journalism

Dear Editor, This is in reference to the growing trend called Whatsapp Journalism which is fast catching up in Kashmir. In this growing trend found among the netizens of the Valley, anyone can create a group and then puts some high profile government off ... Read

Shift the Sunday Market

Dear Editor, The Sunday Market, which is set every S ... 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

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

In CM’s home town people suffer as SDH lacks facilities

Muhammad Suhail

Bijbehara, Last time Mukhtar Ahmad Tak, 33, told his two-and-half-year-old daughter that he will recover soon. But on Thursday, he died within hours after being shifted to the Sub District Hospital (SDH) Bijbehara allegedly due to ‘negligence’ of doctors. During the nigh ... Read

Health dept resorts to favoritism

Javid u Salam

Pulwama: The health department has resorted to favouritism in po ... Read

DYSS ‘fails’ to provide faciliti...

Javid u Salam

Pulwama: The Department of Youth Services and Sports (DYSS) has ... Read

Zulfkar reviews implementation o...

Rising Kashmir News’

PULWAMA, AUGUST 02 Minister for Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution & ... 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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