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3 militants, civilian killed in Tangdhar attack

Shahjahan Afzal

Kupwara: A three-member group of heavily armed Jaish-e-Mohammad militants attempted to storm an army camp at Tangdhar near Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district on Wednesday. Three militants and a civilian were killed and an army JCO injured in the five hour long gunfight.Sources said at around 6:15 am, militants attacked army’s Third First Gorkha Rifles camp in Tangdhar near LoC by lobbing grenades and firing from automa ... Read

No spurt in militant attacks, we’ve just been pro...

Sumaiya Yousuf

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police has attributed the frequent encounters between militants and ... Read

22 flights cancelled as fog blinds Kashmir

Mir Liyaqat Ali

Srinagar: As many as 22 flights were cancelled as dense fog gripped most parts of Kashmir valle ... Read

Mehbooba for installation of AILS at Srinagar airport

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Ruling Peoples Democratic Party president and MP Mehbooba Mufti Wednesday expressed d ... Read

Fog fallout: Expert sounds warning

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: With fog disrupting normal life in Kashmir, noted geologist, Shakil Ahmad Romshoo has ... Read

Army officer booked on murder, kidnapping charges

Sheikh Saleem

Srinagar: The government has presumed a disappeared person dead and invoked murder charges agai ... Read

Hurriyat (G) appoints Geelani as life-time chairman

Rising Kashmir News

SRINGAR, Nov 25: Hurriyat Conference (G) Wednesday re-structured its organization by appointing Syed A ... Read


Er Rashid, PRO injured in VHP attack at Bhaderwah


Bhaderwah: Ink and mobile oil was thrown at MLA Engineer Rashid near Domail on Doda-Bhaderwah Road by CHP activists when his cavalcade was on way to Doda after visiting Bhaderwah town here on Wednesday.  Today’s attack was the third attack in less than two months time on ... Read

Karra condemns attack, seeks act...

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Srinagar: Strongly condemning the assault on independent MLA Shei ... Read

5-year-old Pakistani boy becomes...

Rising Kashmir News

Islamabad: A 5-year-old Pakistani boy, hailing from a remote villa ... Read

AIIMS location in Awantipora ang...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: While the Government has marked site for All India Inst ... Read


Govt issues 48 hour eviction notice to HSHS shopkeepers

Mir Basit Hussain

Srinagar: The relationship between the present government and the traders has gone from bad to worse.The office of the Collector, Land Acquisition Economic Reconstruction Agency has issued a ‘notice to take possession’ of the Municipality Shopping Complex building at Je ... Read

Who takes City for a ride?

Irfan Rashid

Srinagar: Few weeks back, city witnessed a hassle free vehicular ... Read

Only 16% passed in 2nd sem

Irfan Rashid

Srinagar: The state Board of Technical Education is believed to b ... Read

Batamaloo Bus stand to be shifte...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: The government Wednesday finally ordered shifting of th ... Read


Congress committed to strengthen democratic instituti...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Describing Congress Party as a strong and vibrant body in all the three regions of State, JK PCC Chief G A Mir today said Party is ready for challenges and would continue to perform its duty of strengthening the democratic institutions in State. PCC Chief expr ... Read

Laborers end strike, resume work...

Irfan Raina

Ganderbal: The local laborers working on construction of Z-morh tu ... Read

‘HR body hosts conference on rig...

Rising Kashmir News

Strasbourg: International Human Rights Defenders and Members of Eur ... Read

Sikhs celebrate Gurupurab with r...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: The Sikh community Wednesday celebrated the 546th birth ... Read


Shrine Board asks DGCA to conduct Heli services safet...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Nov 25: Vaishno Devi Shrine Board has asked DGCA to conduct a detailed safety audit of the helicopter operations between Katra-Sanjichhat sector in Jammu and Kashmir's Katra belt, where a recent chopper crash killed six pilgrims and a woman pilot. The chopper services ... Read

Intolerance issue a bid to bring...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Nov 25: The recent growing chorus of "rising intolerance" in th ... Read

3 killed, 3 injured as car falls...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Nov 25: Three people were killed and three others injured, two ... Read

PM’s package will accelerate JK’...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Nov 25: The Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh has said the ... Read


The growing culture of intolerance in ‘tolerant’ India

Gowhar Geelani

The angry reaction from rabid elements within India over Bollywood star Aamir Khan’s opinion on “growing climate of intolerance” is a sad reflection of India’s social fabric. And this reaction is not coming from the so-called fringe element, as many of us are ... Read

The Kashmir Paradox

Rajni Shaleen Chopra

Seeing some Kashmiri youth enthusiastically wave the Pa ... Read

Understating religion in modern ...

Mir Tariq Rasool

Is religion a misunderstood term? Is religion or politi ... Read

How long this blackmail?

Ghulam Nabi Khayal

For a long period of time of the contemporary history, ... Read


Dark winter

State government has failed to carry out the reforms in the power sectors. The transmission and distribution network remains obsolete due to which the power losses in the state are one of the highest in India. The government has not been able to upgrade the gr ... Read

Violence against women

International Day for the Elimination of Violence again ... Read

Climate Change victim

On November 30, 2015, the 21st session of the Conferenc ... Read

An Ideal School

Winters in Kashmir valley are known to step-up the enth ... Read


The Khyber voted ‘Favourite Boutique Hotel’ 3rd year ...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa, Gulmarg was Favourite Boutique Hotel for 2015 for the third year running by Condé Nast Traveller Indi.The Khyber received the award at a glittering ceremony of fifth edition Of its Readers’ Travel Awards, attended by the hosp ... Read

Noted businessman Ali Mohammad B...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Valley’s noted businessman and Managing Director, Alba ... Read

Fruit growers join chorus, criti...

Mir Basit Hussain

Srinagar: Kashmir Valley Fruit Growers cum Dealers Union (KVFG) h ... Read

KEA supports KVGF protest warning

Mir Basit Hussain

Srinagar: Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) has pledged full suppor ... Read


Second Inter College Sports Talent show concludes

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: On the last day of the Second Inter College Indoor Sport’s Talent Show, (Men & Women), Baramulla emerged as winner and won the Men’s Badminton Championship. Also, GMC Srinagar defeated opponent Govt.Degree College, Bemina, Srinagar by 2-1 matches in a breathta ... Read

Thang Ta Championship concludes

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: The two days district Anantnag Thang Ta championship 20 ... Read

First ever Tennis Coaching Camp ...

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Srinagar: A month long special tennis coaching camp which was hel ... Read

2-day Athletic Championship from...

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Srinagar: The District Srinagar Athletic Association is organizin ... Read


Islam: Religion of Social Activism not Terrorism

Reyaz Ahmad Mir

Islam is an eternal religion and could never propagate to uphold any principle which fails to stand up to the challenges of the time. Any afford to associate violence with Islam would generate an amount of doubt upon the eternity of the religion of Islam be ... Read

Should ReTs appear for test?

Shaukat Rahmaan

Rehbar-e-Taleem teachers have been once again highlight ... Read

The enigma of multiverse

Mubashir Hassan

The perfect harmony characterising the universe has baf ... Read

Screening Test of ReTs

Taha Mubashir

Jammu and Kashmir government’s decision to conduct the ... Read


Erring evaluator

Dear Editor,This is regarding the unfortunate case of suicide committed by an engineering student who failed in his examination and was later declared having passed after evaluation of a paper. It is my opinion that the punishment awarded to the erring lecture ... Read

Shahgund village

Dear Editor, I live in Shahgund village, in Bandipora d ... Read


Dear Editor,This is in reference to the Class XI date s ... Read


Srinagar Dear Editor,People in Bemina keep on enduring the pains ... Read

North Kashmir

Govt fails to make Pattan trauma hospital functional

Peerzada Aarif

Baramulla: The trauma hospital-cum-sub district hospital in Pattan has missed  deadlines evoking resentment among people.Started in 2004, trauma hospital would have catered to the people of entire North Kashmir.  However due to delay estimated construction cost of Rs 23. ... Read

BRO expresses displeasure over t...

M T Rasool

Bandipora The transporters and local residents have taken an exce ... Read

JKGCWF opposes reservation policy

RK Bureau

Bandipora The members from Civil Society, Trade Unions and employ ... Read

Army organizes medical camp, edu...

RK Bureau

Kupwara: In a bid to improve availability of medical cover to th ... Read

South Kashmir

Work on DH Shopian drags on for years

Muhammad Suhail

Anantnag: The wok over the District hospital (DH) in Shopian has dragged on for years leaving residents devoid of healthcare facilities. The deadline of the project has been revised many a time and it was scheduled to be completed in 2012, after the 100-bed facility was ... Read

Govt announces Dooru model hospi...

Muhammad Suhail

Anantnag: State government has announced the setting up of a mode ... Read

Encroachments go unabated in Pul...

Javaid u Salam

Many water bodies in Pulwama district have shrunk due t ... Read

Govt fails to act against rising...

RK Bureau

Pulwama: State government has failed to take action over the ris ... Read

Central Kashmir

Ganderbal faces unscheduled power cuts


Ganderbal: The residents of Ganderbal are up in arms against the Power Development Department (PDD) for subjecting them to unscheduled power cuts. The power outages have become a major concern here and despite the matter being brought to notice of Authorities many a time ... Read

Div Com launches sanitation week...

RK Bureau

Ganderbal: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Asghar Samoon, accomp ... Read

Attacks by wild animals go up in...


Ganderbal: The wildlife animals have wreaked havoc in Ganderbal wi ... Read

CB orders inquiry into Budgam la...

Rising Kashmir News

Budgam The Crime Branch (CB) Friday ordered an inquiry over us ... Read

Book Review

A legible book of political history

Naveed Qazi

The book “From The Ruins of Empire” intrigues due to its non conformism which the author conveys honestly in his analysis of contemporary Asian political history. “Brilliant…shows modern history as it has been felt by the majority of the world’s population ... Read

A bold account of Kashmir conflict

Shujaat Bukhari

“Yout Taam Saer Paeth Gou” is the latest creative work ... Read

Khayal Qalam : Kashmir Ki Waadi

A thought provoking anthology Dr Rafiq Ahmad Banday The ... Read

Book traces the left and the rig...

Sheikh Saleem

Human rights lawyer, activist and writer Nandita Haksar ... Read


‘Syama Prasad Mookerjee’s dream has come true’

After 2014 Lok Sabha poll debacle, the grand old party Jammu Kashmir National Conference appointed Ali Mohammad Sagar as its General Secretary replacing stalwart Sheikh Nazir who was the party's general secretary since 1996. For the last 25 years Ali Sagar ... Read

‘Separatists are weak, sentiment...

Rising Kashmir news

Srinagar PDP should have went for re-elections instead of going ... Read

Develop Kashmir as ‘must-see-man...

To promote tourism and woo travelers back to Valley aft ... Read

TASK to organize road shows in m...

Travel Agents Society of Kashmir (TASK) is the oldest t ... Read

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