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Decision on new CS likely to be delayed

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar Sep 1: The decision to appoint a new Chief Secretary is likely to be delayed as the government is weighing all the options to select the head of the administration, well placed sources said here Tuesday.Following Iqbal Khandey’s decision to seek voluntary retirement three months prior to reaching superannuation, the government has not taken a call on his replacement. Sources said many names are under consideration and possi ... Read

UN chief calls for direct talks between India, Pak


United Nations, Sept 1: United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called for a direct dialogue between ... Read

Made an offer to India of sending Geeta along wit...


New Delhi, Sept 1: Geeta, the deaf and mute Indian girl stuck in Pakistan for more than a decade, would ... Read

Pak using new methods to create unrest in J&K: Ar...


New Delhi, Sept 1: Accusing Pakistan of using "new methods" for creating unrest in Jammu and Kashmir and ... Read

Pakistan Diary-II: Pakistan is bleeding green

Faisul Yaseen

Islamabad, Sep 01 Contrary to the perception in India that Pakistan is bursting at its seams and bleedi ... Read

105 persons detained under PSA in 18 months

Sumaiya Yousuf

Srinagar, August 26: At least 105 persons have been booked under the controversial Public Safety Act (PSA) ... Read

Masarat Alam re-arrested

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Sep 01: Senior separatist leader and Muslim League chairman Masarat Alam was re-arrested in t ... Read


Mufti seeks NABARD backing in strengthening horticult...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Welcoming the introduction of new schemes under the ambit of RIDF by NABARD, Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Tuesday urged country’s apex development bank to pool in more finances in the revenue-generating horticulture and handicraft sectors, which form ... Read

Opposition dubs 6-month rule of ...


Jammu: As the PDP-BJP coalition government in Jammu and Kashmi ... Read

Peace, political stability vital...

Rising Kashmir News

Poonch: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President, Mehbooba Muft ... Read

Bar Association protests assault...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: The Bar Association Tuesday observed strike in High Cou ... Read


NYC begins hunger strike


Srinagar: After continuous “failure of government” to implement cabinet decision, hundreds of National Youth Corps (NYC) youth including large section of women gathered in Pratap Park on Tuesday to begin their 72 hours hunger strike.Youth from both parts of the state co ... Read

Renzu, Tufail support NYC

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: In a jam packed Pratap Park at the centre of Lal Chowk ... Read

Bilal Lone strikes cultural chor...


Srinagar: An inter-school Kashmiri music competition Shirin-Saaz- ... Read

Speakers express concern over pl...


Srinagar: Kashmir literati and language experts Tuesday expressed ... Read


Panchayat institutions well empowered in JK: Haq

Junaid Kathju

Srinagar: Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Abdul Haq Khan Tuesday said Panchayat institutions were well empowered in State and government was taking measures to make them more efficient.“I have talked to panchayat members in Baramulla, Ladakh, Poonch a ... Read

Hurriyat leaders stage protest a...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Senior Hurriyat Conference leaders including Chairman I ... Read

Hanjura asks youth to create awa...

Rising Kashmir News

BUDGAM: Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura toda ... Read

‘Kashmiris main stakeholders in ...

Rising Kashmir News

SRINAGAR: Commenting over PDP President Mehbooba Mufti’s recent s ... Read


JKNPP holds protest against inclusion of Urdu languag...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Sep 1: Backing distressed Naib-Tehsildar aspirants of Jammu region with non-Urdu background, JKNPP today held anti-government protests over inclusion of Urdu language in the written examination of Naib-Tehsildars by BJP-PDP government.Led by Chairman JKNPP (Jammu and ... Read

Police nabs a self-proclaimed go...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Sep 1: Self-proclaimed godman was today arrested by the police ... Read

Police recovers 400 rounds of am...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Sep 1: Police has recovered around 400 rounds of assorted weap ... Read

6 kg cannabis seized, 1 held

Rising Kashmir News

Kathua, Sep 1: A inter-state narcotic smuggler was today arrested on t ... Read


Lessons from NSA-talks debacle

Shujaat Bukhari

Calling off a dialogue at the last moment seems to have become a permanent feature for the bruised relationship India and Pakistan have been enduring for last over six decades. Cancellation of National Security Adviser (NSA)-level talks on August 23 did not co ... Read

Not that civilized

Dr. Ejaz R Gosani

Is civilization, as we know it today, more civilized or ... Read

Kashmir Frightened?

Ghulam Nabi Khayal

Thick black clouds of an unseen disaster for bright fac ... Read

Adding new hurdles to a deterior...

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

The recent cancellation of NSA-level talks between Indi ... Read


Cross LoC trade

The cross LoC trade is one of the biggest confidence building measures between India and Pakistan. The decision to start trade came after a high level meeting between the then Prime Minister of India and the President of Pakistan in April, 2005. Following that ... Read

Schools and Schemes

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

Public Distribution

Repeated requests made by the consumers to fix responsi ... Read

Fix proper rent

The information given by the Nazool office to an RTI ac ... Read


KHARA supports KEA shutdown call on Sep 7

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Kashmir Hotels and Restaurant Association (KHARA) has supported the strike call given by Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) for September 7 against government’s failure to rehabilitate the flood-victims in Valley. KEA, an amalgam of various business associations, ... Read

CCIK questions legality of biddi...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Associated Chamber of Commerce & Industries-Kashmir (CC ... Read

LM recovers Rs 4.90L penalty in ...

Rising Kashmir News

ANANTNAG, SEP 01 Under the provisions of Food Safety Act, a penalty of R ... Read

KCCI, KTMF condemn raids by CT dept

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Sep 1 Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry has expressed ... Read


KDCL franchises divided into PDP and NC camps

Junaid Kathju

Srinagar, Sep1: Khyber Downtown Champions League (KDCL) appears to be in a serious muddle and confusion as the Kashmir valley’s young businessman Sheikh Imran, owner of one more important franchise Kehwaks, has conveyed to the organisers in no uncertain terms that his team “w ... Read

Ahmed Resort announces 27-member...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Team Ahmed Resort on Tuesday announced a 27-member squa ... Read

Women’s College to take on Malli...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Women’s college has sealed its place in the finals of t ... Read

Anantnag lifts Inter College Foo...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: The final match of Inter College football tournament wa ... Read


Junta vs Janata

Shoeb Hamid

In what was called a Media Summit, held in Srinagar recently, I remember a journalist say something like, ‘in war the first casualty is the truth’. The journalist was referring to the firing on the Line of Control (LoC), the line they believe divides Kashmi ... Read

Structural and operational adjus...

Fayaz Ahmad Ganie

India has moved ahead with the form of government which ... Read

Revamping self-employment schemes

Syed Suhail Yaqoob

Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed steep rise in unemploym ... Read

Seat of learning

Ashraf Amin

Universities are the highest seat of learning and scho ... Read


Smoking areas

Dear Editor,This refers to the news about JK Police’s efforts to restrict advertisements of tobacco products. Under COPTA (Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act) smoking at public place is prohibited. Although there has been a miniscule decline in smokers’ ... Read

Education department

Dear Editor, School Education department is in shamb ... Read

LoC firing

Dear Editor,

This is regarding the continuous firing on Line of Cont ... Read

Drug addiction in Kashmir

Dear Editor, Drug addiction is fast making inroads ... Read

North Kashmir

Overloading in commercial vehicles increases mishaps

Shahjahan Afzal

Kupwara: The Authorities have failed to check the over-loading in the commercial vehicles in Kupwara due to which many people have died here in the road mishaps.Earlier this month  10  people including a toddler died after a road accident on the Karnah - Kupwara highwa ... Read

Geelani’s home town Zurmunz fail...

M T Rasool

Zurmunz The Zurmunz village, birthplace of separatist leader Sy ... Read

Wildlife attacks on rise in Band...

M T Rasool

Bandipora: Panic has gripped different areas of Bandipora after in ... Read

Leopard attack leaves 2 injured

RK Bureau

BARAMULLA A wild leopard attacked and injured two persons in Boni ... 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


J&K Bank embarks upon social change through CSR mode

Mounting bad loans and stressed assets continue to tease banking industry in the country. Being an integral part of the banking industry, J&K Bank didn’t remain isolated to these stressful moments. However, in J&K Bank, the situation has started improving a ... 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

Previous government did not take...

In the second episode of Daily Rising Kashmir’s Live Ch ... 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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