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GoI signs historic peace accord with NSCN (IM)

Press Trust of India

New Delhi, Aug 3: With an aim of ending insurgency in Nagaland, government today signed an accord with key outfit NSCN (IM) which Prime Minister Narendra Modi described as a "historic" step to usher in peace in the state. The pact was signed in the presence of the Prime Minister, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and National Security Adviser Ajit Doval by the outfit's leader T Muivah and government's interlocutor R N Ravi at the PM's resid ... Read

Police arrests UK-based doctor for militancy links

Sumaiya Yousuf

Srinagar, Aug 3: Police Monday claimed to have busted a sleeper cell of Hizbul Mujahideen headed by a ... Read

LeI militant’s body recovered from Jhelum

Sumaiya Yousuf

Srinagar, Aug 3: Police Monday claimed to have recovered body of a suspected militant of Lashkar-e-Isl ... Read

Army downplays violence in J&K


Srinagar, Aug 3: Army Monday downplayed the recent incidents of violence and reports of youths joining ... Read

AIIMS Row: Jammu observes bandh for 4th day

Rising Kashmir News/PTI

Jammu, Aug 3: The Jammu bandh, in its fourth day, today witnessed clashes between the police and pr ... Read

Farooq throws weight behind ACC

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Aug 3: Opposition National Conference president Farooq Abdullah Tuesday threw his weight beh ... Read

Narain gives clean chit to Amarnath shrine board

Faisul Yaseen

Srinagar, Aug 3: Noted environmentalist, Sunita Narain Monday gave a clean chit to Amarnath shrine boa ... Read


17 years on, justice eludes Sailan massacre victims

Irfan Rashid

Srinagar: Justice eludes two brothers Muhammad Shabir Sheikh and Mohammad Lateef Sheikh for last 17 years as their 19 family members were massacred allegedly by the men in uniform belonging to Army’s 9-Paratroopers and four Special Police Officers (SPOs) in their uncle’ ... Read

No politics on golf turf: NC

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: National Conference (NC) Monday said no politics was be ... Read

Bukhari seeks ‘Concept Paper’ fo...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Minister for Law, Justice, Parliamentary Affairs, Relie ... Read

AMM holds convention at Achabal

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Awami Mutahida Mahaz (Third Front) convened a one-day c ... Read


HC dismisses accused police official’s petition

Sheikh Saleem

Srinagar: High court has dismissed a petition of an accused police official in which he had challenged trial court proceedings in the killing of a teenager in 2010.Accused police official Abdul Khaliq had challenged the trial court proceedings pleading that trial court ... Read

NCTSR training workshop concludes

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: The three day training programme organised by National ... Read

Efforts on to rationalize studen...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Minister for Education, Naeem Akhtar today said the Gov ... Read

Ajatshatru chairs Ethics Committ...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: A meeting of Ethics Committee was held under the chairm ... Read


Karnah village accuses govt of indifference during ‘t...

Shahjahan Afzal

Karnah: Typhoid outbreak has consumed five lives in Karnah’s Taad village in the month of July, residents of the area told Rising Kashmir. Located on banks of Kaginaag stream, 206 km northwest of Srinagar, the residents of Taad hamlet in Karnah are up in arms against ... Read

Arresting youth will have conseq...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir National Front (JKNF) Chairman Nayeem Ahm ... Read

PCC expresses grief over Mufti B...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Congress delegation headed by JK PCC Chief G A Mir toda ... Read

Unity vital for every movement: ...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Stating unity among separatist leadership is need of th ... Read


BJP speaking lies to mislead people on AIIMS: Cong

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Aug 3: Reiterating their support to the ongoing agitation over setting up of an AIIMS here, the Congress today accused the BJP leaders of speaking lies to mislead people over the issue and to sabotage the movement."Congress fully supports the ongoing bandh and agitat ... Read

Overnight exchange of fire along...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Aug 3: Indian and Pakistani troops exchanged heavy fire overni ... Read

322 yatris leave for Amarnath

Jammu, Aug 3 (PTI) A batch of 322 yatris today left for the cave shrine of ... Read

ACC exposed because agitation is...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Aug 3: BJP today launched a frontal attack on the AIIMS Coordi ... Read


Painting the Kashmir picture

Rajni Shaleen Chopra

The casual talk of journos reveals much about the inner power machinations of a state. During my recent visit to Srinagar, the editor of an Urdu daily remarked that AS Dulat’s book on Kashmir did not reveal anything which was not known to Kashmiris already. ... Read

Why India should not worry about...

Naseer Ganai

Last year a teenager was arrested for waving an Islamic ... Read

Yakub Memon's execution "darkest...

Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani

Prof. Anup Surendranath, Deputy Registrar (Research), ... Read

In Their Gloomy Isolation After ...

Saeed Naqvi

In the night of the tyrants, Who calls my name fro ... Read


Decongest the City

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Asgar Samoon, in a high level meeting held on Saturday directed authorities for immediate removal of bottlenecks to assure smooth traffic in the city. While reviewing the ongoing construction work on Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh f ... Read

Cloudburst Concern

With the dreadful memories of last year’s devastating f ... Read

Makhdoom Sahib Ropeway Project

Over two years ago, in 2013, the ropeway car project, b ... Read

Improve healthcare

The hospitals, particularly those functioning in rural ... Read


JK needs additional fuel quota: Zulfkar

Rising Kashmir News

SRINAGAR, AUGUST 03 State Government is shortly announcing a slew of measures to streamline and rationalize distribution of kerosene oil to curb black-marketing.This was announced by the Minister for CA&PD and Tribal Affairs Choudhary Zulfkar Ali while interacting with a deputati ... Read

Veeri reviews implementation of ...

Rising Kashmir News

PULWAMA, AUGUST 03 Minister for Horticulture, Hajj and Auqaf, Abdul Rehman ... Read

‘J&K as safe as any other part i...


Kolkata, Aug 2 Jammu and Kashmir is as safe as any part of the country ... Read

DDC Udhampur reviews UDAAN scheme

Rising Kashmir News’

UDHAMPUR, AUGUST 02 The district administration has initiated a mass contac ... Read


Islamia college felicitates athlete Hamid Aziz

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Principal Islamia College Prof. (Dr.) Mohammad Aslam Baba felicitated athlete Hamid Aziz for winning the inter-college road race for 3rd consecutive year. Hamid Aziz won the Inter-College road race held in the year 2013, 2014 and now in 2015 earning hatrick of ... Read

Gandhi College wins gold, silver

Rising Kashmir News’

Srinagar, July 31: July 30, 2015, an inter-college cycle race was organize ... Read

YSS Srinagar hosts Sports Quiz

Rising Kashmir News’

Srinagar, July 31: District Youth Services & Sports Srinagar under the pat ... Read

Sami-ul-llah wins Islamia Colleg...

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: Physical Education Department of Islamia College of Sci ... Read


Islamic Law: Perception in Muslim societies

Muzammil Ahad Dar

The relevance of Islam in the public life of Muslims, their society and in political institutions is a contested debate both within Muslims and discussed and debated by scholars of other religions as well. I came across a survey conducted by the Pew Researc ... Read

A prolific religious historian

Aijaz Manzoor

Karen Armstrong is a prolific British writer. He is kno ... Read

One more victim of Indian judici...

Er. Nazir Ahmad Nazir

Yakub Memon, the 1993 Mumbai bomb blast convict was han ... Read

The silent terrorism

Sunaina Malik

Female foeticide is an issue of fiery dialogue for past ... Read



Dear Editor, Yesterday, we had a case of emergency and had to rush to SMHS at night to show our relative. At the hospital there were only a couple of junior doctors. The number of patients including critical cases was way much high than could have been a ... Read

Teachers’ Test

Dear Editor, Referring to proposed tests to teachers ... Read

Whatsapp Journalism

Dear Editor, This is in reference to the growing tre ... Read

Shift the Sunday Market

Dear Editor, The Sunday Market, which is set every S ... Read

North Kashmir

Health centers function from rickety infrastructure ...

M T Rasool

Bandipora: The health care centres in  North Kashmir’s Bandipora district are running from rickety infrastructure with 33 villages lacking healthcare facilities.According to officials  51 out of 62 health centres in the  district are operating from  rented rooms and lack ... Read

3 years on BRO fails to repair B...

M T Rasool

Bandipora: The Border Roads Organization (BRO) has failed to repai ... Read

Delina residents peeved over lac...

Peerzada Aarif

BARAMULLA The inhabitants of Delina in North Kashmir’s Baramulla ... Read

Govt neglects historic Shahabad

Shahjahan Afzal

Shahabad The village Shahabad- which has been named after the no ... Read

South Kashmir

In CM’s home town people suffer as SDH lacks facilities

Muhammad Suhail

Bijbehara, Last time Mukhtar Ahmad Tak, 33, told his two-and-half-year-old daughter that he will recover soon. But on Thursday, he died within hours after being shifted to the Sub District Hospital (SDH) Bijbehara allegedly due to ‘negligence’ of doctors. During the nigh ... Read

Health dept resorts to favoritism

Javid u Salam

Pulwama: The health department has resorted to favouritism in po ... Read

DYSS ‘fails’ to provide faciliti...

Javid u Salam

Pulwama: The Department of Youth Services and Sports (DYSS) has ... Read

Zulfkar reviews implementation o...

Rising Kashmir News’

PULWAMA, AUGUST 02 Minister for Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution & ... Read

Central Kashmir

Picturesque Doodhpathri turns den of ‘illicit activit...

Nazir Ganaie

DOODHPATHRI, BUDGAM: At a time when the State government was contemplating to develop various tourist destinations across Jammu Kashmir with high-standards and infrastructure, the Doodhpathri resort in central Kashmir’s Budgam district is virtually turning into a den of anti-s ... Read

Plundering Nallah Sindh


Ganderbal, June 24 Illegal extraction of sand, bajri, boulders from nallah ... Read

Ganderbal town stinks


Ganderbal, June 24 This central Kashmir town has turned into a dumping pla ... Read

Book Review

The book leads us from ignorance to knowledge

Mehak Dhaar

Overlook The book, Kashmir Oppressed, is a compilation of two pamphlets by two Europeans Arthur Brinckman and Robert Thorp who visited Kashmir during Maharaja’s rule. Though the initial purpose of their visits was not to research or write about Kashmir but eve ... Read

A thought provoking read

Dr. Gulfishan Khan

The book, Essays on Sayyid Ahmad Khan and Shaikh Muhamm ... Read

A marvelous contribution for rea...

Mumtaz Ahmad Numani

The book, small in size but large in content, has been ... Read

Murder mystery set in an ashram


‘Guruji’s Ashram’, the debut novel of Sunil Sinha, make ... Read


Modi is in better position to get K-issue resolved: K...

Veteran journalist, Kuldip Nayar, is a witness to India’s 68 years of existence. He has seen every facet of India from times of Lord Mountbatten to Narendra Modi. Yet he considers himself a journalist by accident. On the sidelines of Srinagar Media Summit, ... Read

Previous government did not take...

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

Third party mediation on Kashmir...

Kapil Kak, retired Air Vice Marshal of the Indian Air F ... Read

‘Dukh to Hota Hai but I stay pos...

Gowhar Geelani

Parvez Rasool’s meteoric ascendency to stardom can be g ... Read

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