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HC pulls up GoI over flood relief

Sheikh Saleem

Srinagar, Sep 04: A day before the anniversary of 2014 floods, the High Court Friday pulled up the Government of India (GoI) over its failure to provide flood relief package of Rs 44,000 crores to the State government.The division bench comprising Chief Justice and Justice Bansilal Bhat slammed the GoI for not responding to previous government’s proposal of Rs 44000 crores package. “Even after passage of a year, GoI is still undecided ... Read

‘You can’t have a Hamlet without the Prince of De...

Faisul Yaseen

Islamabad, Sep 04: Chairman of the Senate’s Committee on Defence, Mushahid Hussain Syed says if India-Pa ... Read

Year after floods, school infra in shambles

Afsha Arjumand

Srinagar, Sep 04: Majority of the schools which were damaged in the September 2014 floods lie in a stat ... Read

Omar alleges being spied upon, PDP rejects charge

Rising Kashmir News/PTI

Srinagar, Sep 04: Opposition National Conference working president and former Chief Minister Omar Abdul ... Read

Omar has compulsive Twitter dependency syndrome: ...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Sep 04: National Conference Working President Omar Abdullah has a compulsive Twitter dependen ... Read

JK on cusp of historic change: Mufti

Rising Kashmir News

Anantnag, Sep 04: Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Friday inaugurated the state’s first-ever high- ... Read

Work on ground: CM tells minister

Junaid Kathju

Kokernag, Sep 04: Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Friday criticized his own Horticulture Minister ... Read


RSS not reviewing Govt, shares inputs only: Dattatrey...


New Delhi: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Friday said it is not reviewing nor are giving any message to the government but only share inputs. After a three-day "coordination" meeting with the top brass of the government and the BJP, the RSS today said the Modi governm ... Read

Modi attends RSS meet

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today attended a meeting b ... Read

Jamiat-e-Ulema hands over 75 hou...

Sheikh Saleem

Srinagar: Jamiat-e-Ulema Relief committee and Darul-uloom Rahimya ... Read

Congress to support any call for...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) Vi ... Read


HC constitutes committee to daily inspect Dal Lake

Sheikh Saleem

Srinagar: High court has constituted a two member committee tasking them to inspect Dal lake on daily basis in order to check the encroachment over it.The two member committee include former district and sessions judge Srinagar Mohammad Shafi Khan and former Superintend ... Read

Dir Education for revival of tea...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: In connection with celebrations of Teachers day a funct ... Read

NSSO Srinagar organises ‘Digital...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: The Digital Week organised by National Sample Survey’s ... Read

Traders protest against delay in...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Traders bodies Friday held a protest at Bemina area of ... Read


Court extends 14 days judicial remand of Pak militant...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu: Special Judge National Investigating Agency (NIA) today extended 14 days of judicial remand of Pak militant, who was arrested from Udhampur, following an attack on BSF convey.NIA produced Pak militant Mohammed Naved in court of Special Judge NIA on Thursday fo ... Read

Wani deplores slapping of PSA on...

Rising Kashmir News

Islamabad (Pak): Vice Chairman Jammu and Kashmir National Front (JKNF) A ... Read

Only K-resolution will guarantee...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Only resolution of Kashmir issue can guarantee peace in ... Read

Plebiscite can’t be compared wit...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Dukhtaran e Millat (DeM) President Syedah Aasiyeh Andra ... Read


GoI should take responsibility not Pakistan if youth ...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Sept 4: It is the Indian government, not Pakistan, which should take the responsibility if a youth in Jammu and Kashmir picks up a stone or gun, PDP president Mehbooba Mufti today said."The leaders of both the nations, in particular I want to say it to the Modi govern ... Read

BJP blames opposition for ‘incit...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Sept 4: Hitting out at the opposition parties, the BJP on Frida ... Read

Army commander says 'not easy to...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Sept 4: The security grid on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu ... Read

Now, a direct train from Chennai...

Press Trust of India

New Delhi, Sep 4 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today extended the servi ... Read


A family of 10 who have to live in a cowshed

Javid u Salam

Mohammad Kamil Mir, aged 75, had never imagined to live in a cow shed. However, the floods of September last year pushed Mir and his family beyond the wall. Mir, his ailing wife, his son, daughter-in-law and six grand children were forced to live in the upper ... Read

Hopeless, Kanyari villagers wait...

M T Rasool

A year after the worst flood that people could recall h ... Read

Not many houses for the flood vi...

Sofi Ahsan

After its failure to secure the rehabilitation package ... Read

Ganastan villagers abandoned hom...

M T Rasool/Sheikh Saleem

Ganastan, a village that lies to the east of Bandipora, ... Read


Beyond buildings and aprons

Notwithstanding the awards conferred on the state for best health services, patient care remains a casualty. The ailing system needs a general overhaul if not a total revamp. According to official data there are 3690 health institutions in the state lacking pr ... Read

Promotion and protection

On Wednesday Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed expr ... Read

Cross LoC trade

The cross LoC trade is one of the biggest confidence bu ... Read

Schools and Schemes

The jolt from Union Ministry of Human Resource Developm ... Read


Teachers’ dignity to be restored with 10% discount on...

Afsha Arjumand

Srinagar: The Education Department has launched an ‘initiative to restore the dignity of the teachers’ by giving 10 percent discounts to the teachers on Teachers Day (September 5) in collaboration with hoteliers and transporters.Minister for Education Naeem Akhtar said ... Read

Pvt Schools support September 7 ...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Valley’s private schools, which has been neglected most ... Read

CA&PD Deptt to be bifurcated; Co...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Minister for Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution and ... Read

3-day FMR training programme kic...

Rising Kashmir News

Kulgam: Deputy Commissioner Kulgam Syed Aabid Rasheed Shah toda ... Read


‘DCL gives recognition to hidden talent in Valley’

Downtown Cricket League which is underway is a way forward to attract young talent towards cricket. The league has successfully lured best cricketers from far flung areas who otherwise wouldn’t have got chance to play with the best of the players state has pro ... Read

Mirza Gladiators, Royal Stars, G...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: After brief spell of rain the match between Mirza Gladi ... Read

Srinagar, Bandipora, Ganderbal ,...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: On the 2nd day of U-19 boys inter-district state footba ... Read

J&K clinches gold in 200m mix race

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: J&K won gold medal in 200 meter mix race in the 4th Nat ... Read


Real Heroes of Kashmir and their Real Stories

Daanish Bin Nabi

The devastating floods of September 2014 struck Jammu and Kashmir on the intervening night of September 6 and 7. Property worth billions was destroyed. People were left at the mercy of God, without any help from the government at the Centre or the State. ... Read

Transcending the religious bound...

Daanish Bin Nabi

A friend in need is a friend indeed. The saw was proved ... Read

Strolling in KU campus was an ex...

Shaheena Parveen

On Saturday, August 22, I entered Kashmir University ca ... Read

Buck stops with Pakistan

Manzoor Turabi

By inviting Hurriyat leaders for reception in New Delhi ... Read


Pak portrayal

Dear Editor, This is in reference to article published by Rising Kashmir yesterday titled “Buck stops with Pakistan”. The author has tried his best to portray Pakistan but his false claims itself shows the lack of information he has about Pakistan-adminis ... Read

One-way traffic

Rising Kashmir News

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 03 Dear Editor, This is regarding the traffic mess in S ... Read

School education

Dear Editor, Schools are supposed to develop and cul ... Read

Pet dogs

Dear Editor, Many Kashmiri households have started a ... Read

North Kashmir

GDC Bandipora lacks basic facilities

M T Rasool

Putushay (Bandipora): The Government Degree College Bandipora lacks basic infra¬structure facilities which is badly hitting the education of the students here. Established 10 years back, the college lacks basic infrastructure facilities and is short of classrooms. The college is of ... Read

DDC Bandipora reviews dev projects

Rising Kashmir News

Bandipora: As many as 27 road projects were taken up at a cost of ... Read

Bandipora police arrests 58 for ...

RK Bureau

Bandipora: The Bandipora police have initiated a cam¬paign against ... Read

Govt stops salaries to teachers ...

Peerzada Aarif

BARAMULLA Government has stopped paying salaries to hundreds of t ... Read

South Kashmir

Children get rotten food items at Anganwari centers

Javed U Salam

Pulwama: The Authorities are supplying rotten food items at the Anganwari centers across Pulwama risking the lives of chil¬dren. The employees working under the Inte¬grated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) Pulwama are feeding the spoiled food items to the children at va ... Read

Handling Amarnath yatra was a ma...

Rising KashmirBureau

Pahalgam: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Sunday said tha ... Read

Mufti’s family decides who gets ...

Muhammad Suhail

Bijbehara: The state government is installing street lights in chi ... Read

Work gets hit at Qazigund-Baniha...

Muhammad Suhail

Anantnag: The local labourers who have been employed for the cons ... Read

Central Kashmir

Kangan faces traffic jams due to lesser-width, broken...

Irfan Raina

Kangan The Kangan town in Central Kashmir's Ganderbal district lacks proper roads and  commuters are facing time travelling on the broken and potholed roads. Local residents said that the roads lie in shambles across the town and much of the road length is unpaved in ... Read

Poor facilities hit work at Char...


Charar-i-Sharief The Char-i-Sharief sub-district hospital (SDH) is facin ... Read

Govt reviews arrangements for ha...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, August 27 Kashmir will host a 12-days trade fair “SARAS Mela” off ... Read

Sajjad chairs review meetings of...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, August 27 Minister for Animal and Sheep husbandry Sajjad Gani Lon ... Read

Book Review

Arouses emotions but hardly challenges traditions by ...

Safina Nabi

The greatest violence of war is the economic turmoil that people have to go through. The destruction of local enterprises, displacement of skilled workers and the loss of self esteem are common causalities of any war. Mirza Waheed’s novel “The Book of G ... Read

An artistic collection of Ekphra...

Waseem Majazi

About the poet Sonnet Mondal is an Indian poet, born ... Read

Story of Kashmir told in a ficti...

Ghulam Nabi Khayal

With the vehement eruption of armed militancy in Kashmi ... Read

The book leads us from ignorance...

Mehak Dhaar

Overlook The book, Kashmir Oppressed, is a compilation ... Read


Talks are never going to succeed if India, Pak stick ...

• Kashmir has to be solved according to wishes and aspirations of its people• It is incorrect that some influential people introduced Geelani to masses in Srinagar• 2010 was a collective failure • Super powers also gave up their pristine so would India• India ... Read

J&K Bank embarks upon social cha...

Mounting bad loans and stressed assets continue to teas ... Read

‘Radicalization is getting unnec...

• Astonishing to see so much talent in Kashmir• 38 yout ... Read

Modi is in better position to ge...

Veteran journalist, Kuldip Nayar, is a witness to Indi ... Read

Newsroom Trial

‘Peace Journalism will never escalate a conflict’

Steven Youngblood is the Director of Center for Global Peace Journalism at Park University. Youngblood recently was on a weeklong visit to Kashmir and interacted with students of various universities. He also faced the ‘Newsroom Trial’ in Rising Kashmir on ... Read

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