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Police, Power, People GoI’s new focus

Faisul Yaseen

Srinagar, Nov 21: The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) Tuesday advised the Jammu Kashmir government to consider release of “first time offenders involved in the recent law and order problems” by withdrawing cases against them and laid emphasis on 3 Ps: Police, Power and People of border areas to improving the prevailing situation in the State.The decision comes ahead of the second visit of New Delhi-appointed interlocutor on Kashmir, Dineshwar Sharma to the Valley.According to souRead
3 LeT militants, Army man killed in Kupwara gunfights

3 LeT militants, Army man killed in Kupwara gunfi...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Nov 21: Three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed Tuesday in a gunfight with forces i...Read

‘Situation in our homes alarming’

‘Situation in our homes alarming’

Chairperson of State Commission for Women, Nayeema Ahmad Mehjoor stole the limelight ...Read

Revenue documents prove Shah-e-Hamdan’s son purchased

Revenue documents prove Shah-e-Hamdan’s son purch...

Yawar Hussain

Srinagar, Nov 21:The revenue documents produced by Shah-i-Hamdan Mission Society (SHMS) prove that Mir...Read

Coordination Committee for delay in panchayat polls ti

Coordination Committee for delay in panchayat pol...


Jammu, Nov 21:The Coordination Committee of ruling PDP-BJP alliance Tuesday agreed to delay the pan...Read

Rajnath dismisses reports of IS presence in Kashmir

Rajnath dismisses reports of IS presence in Kashm...


Varanasi, Nov 20:Dismissing reports of the Islamic State gaining a foothold in Kashmir, Union Home Min...Read

Delhi HC refuses to pass order against Abdullah over P

Delhi HC refuses to pass order against Abdullah o...


New Delhi, Nov 21:The Delhi High Court Tuesday refused to pass any order on a PIL seeking action agains...Read

Youths’ return neither surrender nor arrest: DGP

Youths’ return neither surrender nor arrest: DGP


Jammu, Nov 21: Days after two young men from the Valley, who had joined militant ranks, eschewed the...Read

Rahul should clear stand on Kashmir autonomy: BJP pres

Rahul should clear stand on Kashmir autonomy: BJP...


Bhavnagar (Gujarat), Nov 21: BJP president Amit Shah Tuesday asked Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to make hi...Read

No authoritative info on ISIS presence in JK: GoI

No authoritative info on ISIS presence in JK: GoI


New Delhi, Nov 20:The Government of India (GoI) Monday sought to downplay Islamic State's presence in J...Read

2 more families appeal militant sons to return home

2 more families appeal militant sons to return ho...

Javid Ahmad

Srinagar, Nov 20:After the surrender of footballer-turned-militant Majid Irshad Khan on his mother&rsq...Read

Teenage militant surrenders

Teenage militant surrenders

Shafat Mir

Kulgam: A 16-year-old boy, who had joined militant ranks two month back, returned to his fami...Read

HM militant killed in Tral gunfight

HM militant killed in Tral gunfight

Shafat Mir

Tral (Pulwama), Nov 20: A Hizbul Mujahideen militant was killed in an encounter with forces in Chopan Mohalla...Read


Successive Union Govts failed to engage with Kashmir s

Successive Union Govts failed to engage with Kash...

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Srinagar: 'Former Chief Minister and National Conference President, Farooq Abdullah Tuesday said successive Union Governments have failed to engage with the sentiment in Kashmir in “a sustainable and reconciliatory manner.”Talking to different public delegati... Read

RTI response reveals CDPO Breng Kok...

Anantnag: A funds scam came into light in Integrated Child Develo...Read

SHRC asks IGP to file report in Bat...

Srinagar:State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has directed Inspe...Read

Mir terms Haj Policy-2017 as discri...

Srinagar: Describing Haj Policy-2017 formulated by Central Haj Co...Read


KU students upset as exams delay

KU students upset as exams delay

'Yawar Hussain'

'Srinagar:'Students at the University of Kashmir and its affiliated colleges have been repeatedly raising voice against the university’s failure to conduct their examinations on time while the university administration is unresolved about the changing education sys... Read

3-tier career counselling cells at ...

Srinagar: Directorate of School Education, Kashmir, on Tuesday or...Read

Zulfkar lays foundation stones of T...

Srinagar: Foundation stones of Tribal Research Institute and a ho...Read

UP minor girl recovered in Srinagar...

Srinagar: Police on Tuesday claimed to have reunited a minor girl...Read



Omar calls ATFI chief

Omar calls ATFI chief 'idiot' over Rs 21 lakh bou...


'Srinagar: 'Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah today called Anti-Terrorist Front India (ATFI) chief Viresh Shandilya "an idiot" after he offered Rs 21 lakh to anyone who cuts off National Conference president Farooq Abdullahs tongue for his alleged pro-... Read

Provide help to Reshi Bazaar fire v...

Jammu:Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today d...Read

Use software technology to expedite...

Jammu:Minister for Public Works, Naeem Akhtar has directed th...Read

PDP hails Govt for recording highes...

Srinagar: The ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) on Tue...Read


Mughal road reopens for traffic after three days

Mughal road reopens for traffic after three days


''Press Trust of IndiaJammu: The Mughal road was reopened for vehicular traffic on Tuesday morning after three days of closure due to snowfall as weather conditions improved in Jammu region, officials said."The Mughal road was reopened for vehicular traffic this... Read

Rajouri: 25 educational institution...

Jammu: District Administration of Rajouri on Tuesday called fo...Read

Law student’s death in accident tri...

Jammu: Students of Jammu University staged demonstration and p...Read

Nepotism, back door appointments al...

JAMMU: National Conference provincial president, Devender Sing...Read


Shrine fires

Shrine fires


''The recent incident of fire at the shrine of Khanqah-e-Moula in downtown Srinagar has once again put the focus on the lack of fire fighting arrangements at religious places. At the shrine of Khanqah-e-Moula the fire fighting measures remain non-existent. At ot... Read

Master Plan

The government put the 290-page Master Plan document in...Read

H1N1 risk

Director of SKIMS, the premier hospital in Kashmir, Dr ...Read

NGT directions

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has hit the headlines of ...Read


Learn from Congress

Learn from Congress

'Kamal Morarka'

''Campaign for Gujarat Assembly election is on. BJP is ruling the state for 22 years. Before becoming prime minister, Narendra Modi was the chief minister of this state. A few years ago it was not in the wildest imagination of anyone that the BJP would face a se... Read

State of the States

India Today’s ‘State of the States’ r...Read

The slow burn in Balochistan

Despite multiple incidents relating to violence in cont...Read

Who poisoned Indian public opinion ...

Last week, Pew Research Centre came up with its survey ...Read


Zulfkar launches aadhaar enabled PoS machines

Zulfkar launches aadhaar enabled PoS machines

'Rising Kashmir News'

'SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 21:'In first of its kind, Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and Tribal Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali Tuesday launched Point of Sale (PoS) machines at two sale centres at Humana, Budgam and Jawahar Nagar, Srinagar.Speaking on the o... Read

Govt keen to harness hydroelectric,...

KARGIL, NOVEMBER 21:Chairman Legislative Council, Haji Anayat Ali Tuesday s...Read

Comprehensive development plan for ...

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 21 –Minister for Horticulture, Syed Basharat Ahmed Bukhari ...Read

Tourism deptt organises heritage wa...

Srinagar, Nov 21: Celebrating the world Heritage Week, the department of ...Read


Creation of new sports infrastructure priority: Ansari

Creation of new sports infrastructure priority: A...


'JAMMU, NOVEMBER 21: 'Minister for Information Technology, Technical Education and Youth Services and Sports, Imran Raza Ansari Tuesday said that the government is keen to upgrade the sports infrastructure and massive thrust has been given to provide all necessary training and spor... Read

Hockey tournament begins in Jammu

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 21-President Hockey JK, KantaAndotra Tuesday inaugurated 5...Read

Bridge association to conduct selec...

Srinagar:Jammu & Kashmir Bridge Association will conduct sel...Read

Srinagar athletic championship conc...

Srinagar: The two days District Srinagar Athletic Championship 20...Read


Battle for control of Brussels’ Grand Mosque

Battle for control of Brussels’ Grand Mosque

'James M. Dorsey'

'' It’s hard to prove beyond doubt a direct causal link between militancy and Saudi-inspired ultra-conservative forms of Sunni Muslim Islam. That hasn’t stopped Belgium’s parliament from attempting to wrest control from Sau... Read

Rules of court of law

Can in Supreme Court, a 2-judge bench refer a matter to...Read

Trade and commerce in Islamic persp...

Islam provides a complete code of conduct and a perfect...Read

Marriages in Kashmir Marriag...Read


ISIS bogey

ISIS bogey

'Dear Editor,'

''This is regarding the fake reports on the presence of ISIS in Kashmir. These reports are backed by BJP leaders because it serves their purpose of connecting Kashmir with global terrorism. Even when the state police has been reiterating that there are no ISIS f... Read

Dog problem

This is regarding the unbridled reign of stray dogs on ...Read

 Khankah e Mualla

In response to the report titled “Maha Kali templ...Read

Power cuts

This is regarding the power cuts in Kashmir valley that...Read

Book Review

Ordeal of Palestine children

Ordeal of Palestine children

'Ashraf Amin'

'' Israel continues to commit atrocities on the Palestinians since its creation in 1945. It hardly shuns from occupying and building settlements on the Palestinian land, blockading Gaza, preventing and seizing medicine and food meant for t... Read

Art and Culture

From Budgam to Bollywood

From Budgam to Bollywood

'Nazir Ganaie'

'Budgam: 'His decisiontomovefromcentral Kashmir’s districtBudgamtoBengaluru in 2009 landed him into modeling industry instead of his Indian Air Force job as medical assistant. Rouhallah Gazi, has come a long waytobecome one of the top models in India today. After... Read

Music from the folk, for the folk o...

Music in Himalayan region of Kashmir displays diverse f...Read

Know your Sarangi

It is a stringed musical instrument played with a bow a...Read

The resilient art of dissent

These past few days, I have been on a Faiz Ahmed Faiz p...Read


SKIMS Bemina to be independent medical college soon: G

SKIMS Bemina to be independent medical college so...

'Mansoor Peer '

'Srinagar, Nov 20:'Minister for Health and Medical Education, Bali Bhagat Monday said that the government was mulling to make JVC medial institute, Bemina an independent college and SKIMS won’t have any administrative control over it. “We will try to make JVC an inde... Read

Hemophilia patients living miserabl...

Srinagar: Experts from Haemophilia Federation India (HFI) who vis...Read

People fume over absence of PHC in ...

SRINAGAR:People from over a dozen villages in Nadihal and its ad...Read

Live operative workshop on endometr...

SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 20:The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology of SKIMS...Read


School of Architecture: a step toward quality educatio

School of Architecture: a step toward quality edu...

'Yawar Hussain'

'Srinagar, Nov 15:'Jammu and Kashmir government run School of Architecture is a step toward quality education. The first ever Government School of Architecture which started its operations this year has a batch of 36 students currently enrolled with just a meagre fee of Rs 50000... Read

School buses, cabs continue to ply ...

Srinagar: The recent drive of Traffic police department against t...Read

Naidu, Irani laud JK media students...

NEW DELHI:Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu and Union minister for ...Read

How to fix accountability in school...

For some time now, accountability has become the buzzwo...Read

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