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Student protests continue across Kashmir

M T Rasool/ Shafat Mir

Bandipora, Shopian, April 19: The students continued protests across the Valley against the rape and murder of 8-year-old nomad girl in Kathua despite higher secondary schools and colleges remaining closed.The students took to roads in Ajas, Mantrigam, and Sumbal areas in Bandipora district to stage protest against the rape and murder of minor girl.The students of High School Mantrigam marched to Bandipora town amidst pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. The protestors clashed with policemen near DC office, who firRead
Afridi asks Kashmiri students not to shun studies

Afridi asks Kashmiri students not to shun studies

Sameer Showkin Lone

Srinagar, April 19Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi Thursday asked the Kashmiri youth to "continue ...Read

Ministers, SCW chairperson ask students to return to s

Ministers, SCW chairperson ask students to return...

Yawar Hussain

Srinagar: With no letup in student protests against the brutal rape and murder of Kathua girl, ...Read

Pellets continue to maim Kashmiris

Pellets continue to maim Kashmiris

Mansoor Peer

Srinagar, April 19: The government forces have continued with the use of pellet guns during the protests ...Read

BCI team visits Kathua, Rasana

BCI team visits Kathua, Rasana

SYED AMJAD SHAH

Jammu, April 19:Bar Council of India (BCI) team Thursday visited the Kathua court to probe the allega...Read

48 MPs, MLAs have declared cases of crime against wome

48 MPs, MLAs have declared cases of crime against...

PTI

New Delhi, Apr 19: At least 48 MPs and MLAs have declared cases related to crime against women, with BJP...Read

Govt Deptts fail to clear Rs 3 crore water dues to PHE

Govt Deptts fail to clear Rs 3 crore water dues t...

Riyaz Bhat

Srinagar, Apr 19: Different government departments owe a whopping Rs 3 crore to the Public Health Engin...Read

Every 15 minutes, a child is subjected to sexual offen

Every 15 minutes, a child is subjected to sexual ...

PTI

New Delhi, Apr 19:A sexual offence is committed against a child in India every 15 minutes and there has...Read

Gunmen snatch rifle from bank guard

Gunmen snatch rifle from bank guard

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Apr 19:Unidentified gunmen overpowered a bank guard at Pinjoora in south Kashmir’s Sho...Read

Law deptt examining demand for death penalty to rape a

Law deptt examining demand for death penalty to r...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Apr 19:With cross section of people demanding death penalty to rape accused, the law departm...Read

‘Every citizen

‘Every citizen's duty to ensure safe environment’...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, April 18: President Ram Nath Kovind Wednesday said that none of the girls should go through bru...Read

Something wrong with our society: Mehbooba

Something wrong with our society: Mehbooba

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, April 18: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday lamented that something was wrong with a s...Read

Don’t politicise child rape: Modi

Don’t politicise child rape: Modi

Rising Kashmir News

London, April 17: Prime Minister NarendraModi has said that the child rapes shouldn’t be politici...Read

News

Women’s Degree College Kupwara runs in five rooms of m

Women’s Degree College Kupwara runs in five rooms...

'Pirzada Shakir'

'Kupwara:'Government Women’s College in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district, which was established in 2012, still lacks basic infrastructural facilities.The college has been offering Bachelor of Arts degree to students. The student strength of the college is 70... Read

JRL concerned over HR violations; a...

Srinagar:JRL leadership Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq an...Read

Tral shuts for second day

Tral: A shutdown was observed in Tral town of South Kashmir&r...Read

HC directs Govt to ensure action ag...

Srinagar:State High Court (HC) Thursday directed Commissioner Se...Read

City

SMC’s Green Action Plan focuses on urbanization in Ind

SMC’s Green Action Plan focuses on urbanization i...

'Yawar Hussain'

'Srinagar:'The draft Action Plan of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) for augmentation of green spaces in the city is old wine in a new bottle with no concrete plans to achieve the desired results.The proposal put in public domain for suggestions talks more about the ... Read

Goni Khan Traders Association holds...

Srinagar, April 19: Goni Khan Traders Association held a sit-in here on Thu...Read

New Mahjoor Nagar Bridge to be comm...

Srinagar, April 19:Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan Thur...Read

City roads in shambles, authorities...

Srinagar, Apr 19: In absence of repairs, most of the roads in the city ar...Read

Kashmir

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It's terrible to even talk about it: Bachchan

'PTI'

'Mumbai, Apr 19:'Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is the latest celebrity from Bollywood to condemn the Kathua rape incident, saying he feels "disgusted" by it. When asked about his reaction, the 75-year-old star, who has been the face of 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' campaign, said it ... Read

Vakil lauds role of Crime Branch

Srinagar:President Jammu and Kashmir Bachao Tehreek and former m...Read

APSCC for stern punishment to rapis...

Srinagar: All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) has urg...Read

DH Anantnag observes ‘World Liver D...

ANANTNAGIn this connection, the hospital administration organiz...Read

Jammu

Congress playing politics to defame Govt, its agent le

Congress playing politics to defame Govt, its age...

'SYED AMJAD SHAH '

'Jammu, April 19:'Deputy Chief Minister DrNirmal Singh Thursday accused Congress party of attempting to create communal divide in Jammu and Kashmir and across the India.“Congress party is playing politics with regard to the brutal rape and murder of a minor girl in Rasana... Read

BJP's JK unit website hacked for br...

Jammu: The website of the BJP's Jammu and Kashmir unit was on ...Read

Prez visits Vaishno Devi Shrine, pr...

JAMMU: The President of India, Ram NathKovind, on Thursday vis...Read

CM assures to look into demands of ...

JAMMU: Several deputations from different walks of life met th...Read

Editorial

Education mess

Education mess

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''Education in J&K state has turned into a mess, courtesy the governments that have been promising sky but delivering peanuts. In few hundred words more than a dozen problems that inflict the education in the state can be accounted. Beginning with the curren... Read

Kashmir dialogue

There are some positive signals emerging from India and...Read

Mentally disturbed

‘Three out of five Kashmiris are suffering from m...Read

Hospitals and hygiene

Conditions in government hospitals have gone from bad t...Read

Opinion

Speaking same language

Speaking same language

'Shujaat Bukhari'

''It was a pleasant surprise to hear Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat and his Pakistani counterpart General Qamar Javed Bajwa speaking the same language and that too, on the same day. For anyone who is a keen observer of India-Pakistan relations, it was as if the s... Read

Commonwealth Meeting and Kashmir

Nazir Ahmed Shawl The United Kingdom is hosting CHOGM (...Read

Increasing distrust for public figu...

Santosh Bhartiya The recent hunger strike by the octoge...Read

Kathua rape and murder case exposes...

Akmal Hanan The recent events that unfolded in Jammu af...Read

Business

Tourism deptt to promote tourist AC coach

Tourism deptt to promote tourist AC coach

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'Srinagar:'With an aim to boost tourism and provide a pleasant rural experience to the travellers, department of tourism will promote Kashmir’s first ever see-through air conditioned railway coach among the travellers.In this regard, Director Tourism Kashmir Mahmoo... Read

Bad weather, commercialization redu...

Budgam, 16 April Due to the changing weather conditions and lesser rainf...Read

J&K Bank commissions ATM at Gonjipo...

Srinagar, Apr 19: J&K Bank commissioned an Automated Teller Machine a...Read

Industrial Estate Sopore threaten t...

Association of Industrial Estate Sopore Thursday threat...Read

Sports

Sri Lankan rugby coach trains Kashmiri players

Sri Lankan rugby coach trains Kashmiri players

'Sajidah Yousuf'

'Srinagar, Apr 19: 'Sri Lankan rugby coach Rohny Ibrahim Thursday interacted with the local rugby players and provided them important tips about the game. The Islander coach will be imparting skills of the game to both boy and girl rugby players here for five days.Rohny, is one o... Read

SFA Inter Academy League Cluster Ja...

Jammu: The State Football Academy (SFA) Inter Academies Footba...Read

Kashmiri youth to attend IYLA in US

Srinagar: Kashmir engineering student Ehtisham Khan has been sele...Read

MMS Memorial Football Tournament

Srinagar, April 16:In the ongoing first Mufti Mohammad Sayeed (MMS) Memori...Read

Viewpoint

Kathua Rape and Murder: Delaying justice

Kathua Rape and Murder: Delaying justice

'Faiz Dijoo'

''The Kathua girl – a blossoming bud nipped prior to the advent of her spring. De-chastised by monstrous hands at an age when she was yet to perceive the notion of female chastity. An eight-year-old girl who was brutally gang raped in the month of January,... Read

Saving our children

The citizens outrage reflected by mass protests in Delh...Read

Children: Innocent victims of bombe...

reyazmir58@gmail.comCalling earth a blue planet seems now to be a label of ...Read

Using Kathua girl as scapegoat

I begin with: Siyasat ko lagi hai loho penai ki lut, na...Read

Responses

Hang the rapists

Hang the rapists

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''Dear Editor, The gruesome rape and murder of Kathua girl has united millions of people who seek justice to the poor victim. These savages are not human and do not deserved to be treated like humans. Death penalty is the right punishment for them. But why shoul... Read

Delays in PG programme

This article is about the students of University of Kas...Read

Communalism

Dear Editor, People of Jammu have made their point, tha...Read

Ban liquor

Dear Editor, Consumption of alcohol is prohibited in Is...Read

Book Review

The Perfect

The Perfect

'Daanish Bin Nabi'

'' daanishnabi@gmail.com Sanjay Manjrekar, one of India&rsquo Read

The charisma of Zulfi Bhutto

daanishnabi@gmail.com In last 70 years, the arch rival...Read

Video Stories

Kathua Cover Up: Govt is delaying justice: Traders Ass

Kathua Cover Up: Govt is delaying justice: Trader...

'Musaib Hafiz'

'Srinagar'Traders Association Lal Chowk Saturday staged a protest against the eight-year-old girl who was raped by a gang of Hindus inside a temple in Kathua. Chanting anti-Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) slogans, the trade body members dema... Read

Wide Angle

Sowing Diseases

Sowing Diseases

'Javid Sofi'

'Pulwama: ' Rising pollution is affecting agriculture productivity in Khrew and its adjoining villages in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Residents from these villages said that unchecked pollution by cement factories has caused significant damage to their agricu... Read

Salaam Mahra

Srinagar:Amid emotional scenes, it was hope and that reunited th...Read

Ghulam Rasool: Meet the man behind ...

Srinagar:Watching millions of tulips bloom and giving smiles to ...Read

Why do patients urinate in open at ...

Srinagar: Kashmir’s lone Chest Disease (CD) hospital in Sri...Read

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