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Respect political situation in Kashmir: UN

Yoshita Singh

United Nations, April 28: United Nations, April 28:  Kashmir issue must be resolved in the context of the domestic and political environment between India and Pakistan, the head of the UN peacebuilding commission has said as he underlined the need for respecting the primacy of the political situation on the ground."The Indian Kashmir issue (with) Pakistan is an old issue. It has been there for a very long time. It will be resolved in the cont ... Read

FS meet not part of CBD, discussed possible NIA v...

PTI

New Delhi, April 28: Making it clear that the Indo-Pak FS-level meet was not part of the comprehensive dia ... Read

Food Adulteration: HC impleads CS, asks him to ap...

Sheikh Saleem

Srinagar, April 28: High court has impleaded Chief Secretary as a  party to the Public Interest Litigatio ... Read

Devise roadmap to address power crisis: CM to PDD

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, April 28: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Thursday asked Power Development Department (PDD) to d ... Read

Kupwara killings dealt body blow to tourism

Mir Liyayat Ali

Srinagar, Apr 28: Over thousand bookings were cancelled in the wake of the five civilian killings in Ku ... Read

Grenade attack on Anantnag police post

Rising Kashmir News

Anantnag, Apr 28: Suspected militants attacked Sherbagh police post in Anantnag Thursday afternoon with ... Read

3 Kashmiris die in Saudi Arabia accident

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Apr 28: Three Kashmiri pilgrims including a baby girl were killed in a tragic road accident i ... Read

News

Geelani calls for protests after Friday prayers

Mir Liyaqat Ali

Srinagar, Apr 28: Hurriyat Conference (G) Chairman Syed Ali Geelani Thursday called for protests after Friday prayers against the continuous ‘detention of Handwara girl and the restrictions imposed to foil funeral- in- absentia of JKLF founder Amanuallah Khan in Lal Chowk.Geela ... Read

SWC asks police to withdraw secu...

Sumaiya Yousuf

Srinagar, April 28: The State Women’s Commission (SWC) Thursday asked polic ... Read

Nayeem’s family gets call from D...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, April 28: Family of Nayeem Qadir Bhat, the 19-year-old cricketer ... Read

Srinagar- Leh road to open on Ap...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, April 28: According to the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Dr. A ... Read

City

SKIMS officials under scanner for ‘shielding’ accused

Manzoor-ul-Hassan

Srinagar: Officials probing the sale of expired surgical equipment and consumables in SKIMS Soura have come under the scanner for delaying the investigation and favouring accused employees.The two-member expert panel appointed by Director SKIMS following a complaint has ... Read

Passport Mela on May 7, 14

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Passport Mela will be organized by the Passport Office ... Read

Medicos continue to prescribe ‘b...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: In absence of any monitoring mechanism, majority of the ... Read

Traffic awareness camp organized...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: A traffic awareness camp was organized by Human Help Gr ... Read

Kashmir

Local students in GIET Haryana to 'lose' academic yea...

Marouf Gazi

Srinagar: Students from Jammu and Kashmir studying under Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (SSS) at Gateway Institute of Engineering and Technology (GIET), Haryana, are about to 'lose' one academic year because the authorities are unable to provide them with t ... Read

Police arrests two burglars in P...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Police said it Thursday cracked a theft case by arresti ... Read

Yateem Trust distributes cheques...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: J & K Yateem Trust today said it has been nurturing hun ... Read

PDP betrayed people, youth: Usma...

M T Rasool

Bandipora: Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee State Gene ... Read

Jammu

JKNPP protests in support of NIT students

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu: Asserting that suppression by force is unacceptable, Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) on Thursday held a protest demonstration in support of the protesting NIT students here.Extending solidarity to the “nationalist” students of NIT, who are ho ... Read

DGP asks police officers to main...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police K Rajendra ... Read

Placement fair for retd army per...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu: Army will conduct a two-day placement fair here from Ap ... Read

Royace Eye to set-up manufacturi...

Press Trust of India

New Delhi: Security solutions provider Royace Eye Industries today ... Read

Opinion

When Javed Miandad hit the longest six from Sharjah t...

Daanish Bin Nabi

Cricket wasn’t colorful and vibrant in 1980s, it was plain white clothed men do their bit on our Black & White 12 inches TV screens. So much were people addicted to cricket and team Pakistan that clumsy aluminum TV antennas supported on huge iron poles were ... Read

Selling Pakistan in Kashmir

Malik Zahra Khalid

Pakistan is always in the center of Kashmir politics an ... Read

Journalists: The unsung heroes

GOWHAR GEELANI

Internationally acclaimed organisation Reporters Withou ... Read

History will judge us not by our...

Akmal Hanan

Sometime back, a reliable acquaintance told me about a ... Read

Editorial

Handwara girl

A report published in Rising Kashmir on Thursday about the girl belonging to Handwara who is said to be detained by police in the wake of civilian killings has once again laid bare some bitter truths – about human rights in general and women rights in particul ... Read

India-Pak talks

After the deadlock in the relations between India and ... Read

Education commercialized

With the mushroom growth of private institutions and co ... Read

NIT theatre

The probe ordered by government on NIT row has brought ... Read

Business

J&K’s service sector growth lowest in India at 2%: ECI

Rakib Chatt

srinagar Lack of proper infrastructure has stunted the growth of service sector in J&K which stands lowest at 2 per cent in India, reveals Economic Survey of India.The report says J&K has witnessed negative growth in service sector of the economy.  “Jammu and Kashmir h ... Read

Jammu Haat to come up as All-Wom...

Rising Kashmir News

JAMMU In a significant step to boost women entrepreneurship i ... Read

LoC traders seek transactions in...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, April: The cross LoC traders have welcomed the government’s de ... Read

Karan Nagar traders demand stree...

Rising Kashmir News

srinagar Traders Federation Karan Nagar has accused government a ... Read

Sports

Rayees win the Islamia College annual road race

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Rayees Bashir of B. Sc. 1st semester finished first in the Islamia College annual road race organized by Department of Physical Education.Rayees finished the 5.25 kilometer race in 17:08:58 minutes. College Principal Prof. (Dr.) G M Tibet baqal flagged off the ... Read

Police T-20 cricket tourney comm...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: In its efforts to nurture the sports talent of the yout ... Read

Sports must for building physiqu...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu: Describing Sports and Physical activities as an insepar ... Read

7 year old Tajamul to represent ...

Press Trust of India

Bandipora: Looks can be deceptive and that holds true for Tajamul ... Read

Viewpoint

Quranic sciences and modern semantic philosophies—IV

Prof. Hamid Naseem Rafiabadi

The name of Allah was not all unknown to per-Islamic Arabs. This is evidenced by the fact that the name appears not only in per-Islamic and compound personal names but also in old inscriptions. At least some people or some tribes in Arabia believed in an Al ... Read

Revitalising school education sy...

Mir Umar

Education is the key to success. This line is very comm ... Read

Bashir Shopiyani: A noble soul

Faizaan Bhat

There are very few people who remain in the hearts of p ... Read

Understanding Syed Maududi’s mov...

Ahrar Ershad

This is in reference to Aarif Qadri’s article that appe ... Read

Responses

Traffic diversion

Dear Editor,

Apropos the traffic diversion program devised by the government for Srinagar city to ease the ongoing flyover construction work, some people have opposed this decision while majority of the people feel that there is no logic to such opposition provided it turn ... Read

Shrinking space

Dear Editor,

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti must take note of the ste ... Read

Women buses

Dear Editor,

It is heartening to see special bus service for women o ... Read

Road conditions

Dear Editor,

This is regarding the bad condition of roads in Srinaga ... Read

North Kashmir

Health Dept runs Lehrawalpora sub centre from unsafe ...

M T Rasool

Leharwalpora (Bandipora) The residents of Leharwalpora hamlet of Bandipora district are forced to receive health care services at the Medical Centre which is running from a room that was earlier used as a cowshed and also lacks hygienic environs.The centre was declared unsafe by the h ... Read

Kanyari village devoid of basic ...

Sajad Gul

Kanyari [Sonawari] The residents of Kanyari village in Bandipora district ... Read

Uri residents face ordeal due to...

PEERZADA AARIF

Uri The Authorities in this frontier town have failed to re ... Read

Govt imposes `selective’ ban on ...

M T Rasool

Bandipora: The government ban over the extraction of sand from Mad ... Read

South Kashmir

Lost Heritage

Javid U Salam

Anantnag: The Mughal-era heritage sites across South Kashmir have been left in ruins as government has failed to check their  massive vandalism.The heritage sites have been neglected by Authorities.  The monuments lying in dilapidated condition include Omoh Sarai, Shadi ... Read

Mufti’s graveyard is a neglected...

Javid U Salam

Bijbehara The ruins of two pillars, a wall and a wooden hut in th ... Read

A recount of Mughals and their S...

RK Bureau

Pulwama For centuries the  Mughal rulers have been using the  s ... Read

Rise and Rise of Militancy in So...

Javid U Salam

Shopian Last year on 16 December Shakoor Ahmad Parray left his ... Read

Central Kashmir

Govt fails to repair damaged water pipes

Mir Liyaqat Ali

BUDGAM: Residents of a number of villages in Budgam are facing tough time due to damage to the water pipes resulting in leakages.However officials have failed to repair the leakages even as the matter was brought to their notice several times by local residents.  Even ... Read

Erratic power supply hits studen...

Irfan Raina

Ganderbal The unscheduled and frequent power cuts are taking a he ... Read

Budgam villagers protest suspens...

Mir Liyaqat Ali

BUDGAM: Demanding macadamization of Bemina- Mirgund road, resid ... Read

Illegal extraction of gravel, sa...

IRFAN RAINA

Ganderbal The Nullah Sindh, one of the main source of fresh water ... Read

Book Review

The book brings stories of ignored victims

Saba Shah

The book titled Kashmir Scars of Pellet Gun authored and compiled by human rights defender Mannan Bukhari is the first of its kind to be written on the subject. The book contains the details of horror caused by the use of pellet gun in Kashmir. The author h ... Read

Forget past, move forward

Anil Bhat

Although people have moved to other side of border but ... Read

My name is Khan and I’m not a te...

Mohammad Aamir Khan’s account of his false implication ... Read

Do You Remember Kunan Poshpora?

Farah Deeba

When a book is with stress recommended and more pressur ... Read

Interviews

Absenteeism hits Baramulla’s development: DC

FOR her working in rural Kashmir district is challenging and full of surprises. Yasha Mudgal - a 2007 batch IAS officer and Deputy Commissioner, Baramulla – one of the oldest districts of Jammu and Kashmir, maintains that the historical district has a huge sco ... Read

‘Ganderbal will be gateway of Ka...

Rising Kashmir News

From being termed as the ignored “prestigious” district ... Read

‘Evening shifts only meant for h...

Prof.  Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi Vice Chancellor of Kashm ... Read

Poor, faulty work culture mars K...

Espousing his vision to enable citizens to access safe ... Read

Health

Walk your way to a healthier heart

Shykh Monis

The heart is a muscle and needs exercise to stay in shape. When it's exercised, the heart can pump more blood through the body and continue working at optimal efficiency with little strain. This will likely help it to stay healthy longer. Regular exercise also ... Read

Are you drinking pure milk?

Manzoor-ul-Hassan

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir government is in a tight spot over th ... Read

First Health App for Corporate p...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: The corporate employees have a new digital platform to ... Read

Breast cancer patient is a mothe...

The fear of being diagnosed with breast cancer is enoug ... Read

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