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2 troopers, 2 civilians killed in Pak firing alon...

SYED AMJAD SHAH/Nazim Ali Manhas

Jammu/Poocn, Jan 19: An army man, a border guard and two civilians were were killed and 26 others injured in cross border firing along the International Border (IB) and Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu province on Friday.The cross-border firing started mid night and it again resumed during early morning along the IB in Arnia and R S Pura sectors. Later, Hiranagar and Samba sectors also witnessed intense cross-border firing and shelling. “The firing started at around 6:30 am in R S Pura sector anRead
Mehbooba anguished over cross border killings

Mehbooba anguished over cross border killings

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Jan 19Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Friday expressed grief and anguish over the killing of...Read

Mirwaiz concerned over bloodshed at LoC

Mirwaiz concerned over bloodshed at LoC

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Jan 19:Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday expressed concern over bl...Read

Govt orders probe into ‘rape’, killing of nomad girl

Govt orders probe into ‘rape’, killing of nomad g...

Yawar Hussain

Jammu, Jan 19State government on Friday gave in to the pressure of Opposition parties and ordered ...Read

3-tier security to guard SK stadium on Jan 26

3-tier security to guard SK stadium on Jan 26

Javid Ahmad

Srinagar, Jan 19:As January 26 is drawing near, the Sher-e-Kashmir (SK) cricket stadium, where the mai...Read

LA erupts with protests over power outages in Kashmir

LA erupts with protests over power outages in Kas...

Yawar Hussain

Jammu, Jan 19Protests erupted in Legislative Assembly Friday over the power outages in Kashmir.The...Read

Speaker, Oppn face-off continues, triggers walkout

Speaker, Oppn face-off continues, triggers walkou...

Sameer Showkin Lone

Jammu, January 19The Opposition parties National Conference and Congress Friday staged walk out from t...Read

No summon received against Kawa, Police tells court

No summon received against Kawa, Police tells cou...

Insha Latief

Srinagar, Jan 19:Police Friday informed the trial court, here that Police Station Maharaj Gunj has not...Read

No plans of a Modi-Abbasi meet at Davos: MEA

No plans of a Modi-Abbasi meet at Davos: MEA

PTI

New Delhi, Jan 19:There are no "plans" of a bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and ...Read

8 cops injured in Pulwama grenade attack

8 cops injured in Pulwama grenade attack

Rising Kashmir News

Pulwama, Jan 19:Eight police men were injured in a grenade attack in south Kashmir’s Pulwama di...Read

KCS urges upon India, Pak to initiate dialogue on Kash

KCS urges upon India, Pak to initiate dialogue on...

Rising Kashmir News

SrinagarThe Kashmir Civil Society (KCS) Friday urged upon India and Pakistan to restore peace...Read

Draw of lots held for Hajj

Draw of lots held for Hajj

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Jan 19:Minister for Hajj & Auqaf, Abdul Rehman Veeri Friday informed the Legislative Ass...Read

8-year-old girl abducted, raped, murdered in Kath...

SYED AMJAD SHAH

Jammu, Jan 18:In a gruesome incident, an 8-year-old nomad girl was allegedly raped and brutally kil...Read

News

Opp, ruling MLAs corner Agriculture Min, say Deptt onl

Opp, ruling MLAs corner Agriculture Min, say Dept...

'Yawar Hussain'

'Jammu, Jan 19:'The lower house Thursday witnessed unusual bonhomie between the ruling and opposition party members who alleged that the Agriculture department is only visible on papers rather than on the ground.Ruling Bhartiya Janta Party MLA from Marh, Choudhary Sukhnandan ... Read

Forest guard who risked his life pe...

Srinagar: In a shocking incident, J&K Wildlife department has...Read

Transgender community disappointed ...

Srinagar: With the recent 2018-19 budget, the transgender communi...Read

Zainageer Sopore residents stage pr...

Sopore:Hundreds of people from various villages of Zaingeer be...Read

City

Neonates administered ‘expired’ vaccines at LD Hospita

Neonates administered ‘expired’ vaccines at LD Ho...

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'Srinagar:'In a criminal act of sorts, the medicos at Kashmir’s known maternity hospital have allegedly administered expired vaccines to new born babies.Surprisingly, when one of the attendants objected, the medicos at Lal Ded Hospital Srinagar, tried to conceal th... Read

Govt abandons old secretariat build...

Despite declaring old secretariat building a heritage s...Read

Ahead of Jan 26, frisking, ‘harassm...

Srinagar 19;In view of January 26 celebrations, Commuters from diff...Read

Locals decry ‘harassment’ by forces

Srinagar: Commuters and travelers in summer capital Srinagar have...Read

Kashmir

Budgam timber smuggler booked under PSA

Budgam timber smuggler booked under PSA

'Sajidah Yousuf'

'Srinagar:'Timber smuggler in Budgam has been slapped with J&K Public Safety Act (PSA) for indulging in illegal activities in the area. Aijaz Ahmad Bhat was detained after district Magistrate Budgam, Mohammad Haroon Malik, slapped him with PSA vide order No. DMB/PSA/... Read

Locals continue their protest again...

Batengoo (Anantnag):Locals, on Friday afternoon, protested against the esta...Read

40000 pension cases to be cleared s...

Jammu: Minister of State for Transport (Independent Charge), S...Read

DPR formulated for 4-laning of Humh...

Jammu: Minister for Public Works Naeem Akhtar today informed t...Read

Jammu

Kashmir-centric ‘Pak apologists’ owe explanation: MoS

Kashmir-centric ‘Pak apologists’ owe explanation:...

'Rising Kashmir News'

'JAMMU: 'Union Minister, Dr Jitendra Singh, on Friday said that “Kashmir-centric Pak apologists owe an explanation to nation” in wake of the civilian causalities inflicted by Pakistan on borders. “There can be no pardon for them when they continue to ... Read

Several measures taken to improve s...

Jammu: Minister for Health and Medical Education, Bali Bhagat,...Read

Redouble efforts in realizing visio...

Jammu:Vice Chancellor, University of Jammu Prof R D Sharma on...Read

Teachers in JK best in terms of qua...

JAMMU: Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, on...Read

Editorial

Pension worries

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''Over two and a half lakh pension cases are pending, the government revealed on Wednesday. Minister for Social Welfare informed that 100287 cases under National Social Assistance Programme and 153699 cases under Integrated Social Security Scheme are pending wit... Read

Sports and development

Successive governments have spent crores of rupees on s...Read

Peace and war

On Monday, army said that seven Pakistani soldiers were...Read

Undisputed claims

Economic Survey 2017 shows retarded growth in almost al...Read

Opinion

Reflecting on Rahul Gandhi and cow belt – with eyes cl

Reflecting on Rahul Gandhi and cow belt – with ey...

'Saeed Naqvi'

''I missed out on the “tumult” these past weeks in circumstances which remind me of Shah Sarmad, the great Sufi saint of Jewish extraction, who wrote: “I slept through the tumult on Judgement Day. When I half opened my eyes to see if it was ove... Read

Kashmir at the altar of India-Pakis...

In 2017 again, India and Pakistan failed to restore eve...Read

Set a better precedent

Narendra Modi became Prime Minister in May 2014. He rai...Read

Our division their multiplication

Jerusalem is now under “their” control. Not...Read

Business

Tassaduq for creating eco-friendly infrastructure

Tassaduq for creating eco-friendly infrastructure

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Srinagar:'Emphasizing on preserving the natural landscape and environment for sustainable tourism, Minister of Tourism Tassaduq Hussain Mufti Friday urged all the Chief Executive Officers of the Development Authorities to create only environment-friendly infrastructure ... Read

Over Rs 3683 Cr tax realized in 3 y...

Minister of State for Finance, Ajay Nanda Friday inform...Read

‘Single window system facilitating ...

Minister of State for Finance Ajay Nanda Friday informe...Read

4 villages provided mobile connecti...

Minister for Information Technology Imran Raza Ansari i...Read

Sports

Players from Kashmir barred from selection trials

Players from Kashmir barred from selection trials...

'Syed Rukaya'

'Srinagar/Jammu:'The hockey association based in Jammu has disallowed the women player from Kashmir to participate in the selection trials held in Jammu for national championship thus ruining their opportunity to represent the state. In this regard, an emergent meeting was cha... Read

Skiers ventured into treacherous av...

JAMMU, JANUARY 19:Minister for Disaster Management, Relief Rehabilitation...Read

J&K to host Asian Martial Arts Game...

Srinagar, Jan 19:Jammu and Kashmir will host its first ever internationa...Read

Kashmir Basketball league commences...

Srinagar:The Kashmir Basketball League commenced at Kothibagh hi...Read

Viewpoint

TB Control: Opportunities, principles and examples

TB Control: Opportunities, principles and example...

'Dr.TasadukHussainItoo'

''TB is a treatable infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This bacillus is usually spread when people with TB infection in their lungs cough and spread germs into the air. When an infected person breathes in these germs, they can reach the lun... Read

Menace called poverty

If global poverty is to be jettisoned, it has to be ini...Read

How becoming Muslim changed my life

singlemuslimlady0@gmail.com I am an English woman who c...Read

Dialogue is the way forward

Jammu Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on January ...Read

Responses

Power outages

Power outages

'Dear Editor,'

''This is regarding the changing of power-cut shedule by the PDD. We want to ask the so-called great engineers and administrators of our state a simply question – why do they think they can do as they wish without consulting anyone or without doing any hom... Read

PDS officials

We have been informing the government and concerned dep...Read

SMC

I want to bring to the kind attention of municipal comm...Read

Civil services exam

Every year Union Public Service Commission has a fixed ...Read

Book Review

Kashmir encapsulated in verse

Kashmir encapsulated in verse

'Shujaat Bukhari'

''Few literati may have heard about Ruhail Khan yet. But I think it is very important to know him and read him. Khan has made an entry into the world of literature with a bang – with his extraordinary poetry that not only depicts today’s Kashmir but ... Read

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