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HC orders CBI probe in JKCA scam

Sheikh Saleem

Srinagar, Sep 03: The state high court Thursday handed over the investigation of the multi-crore scam in the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).The scam during the tenure of former Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah as JKCA President was being investigated by J&K police and the development comes as a major embarrassment for it.The division bench comprising Chief Justice N Paul Vasanthakum ... Read

Pakistan Diary– III: Zarb-e-Azb improving Pakista...

Faisul Yaseen

Islamabad, Sep 02: The security situation in Pakistan has improved significantly during the past 18 mont ... Read

4 militants, army man killed in Handwara gunfight

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Sept 3: Four militants and an army man were killed in a 12-hour-long gunfight in a forest are ... Read

Pak militant sent to 12-day police custody

Sumaiya Yousuf

Srinagar, Sept 3: Pakistani militant Sajjad, who was arrested by forces after an encounter in Rafiabad ... Read

‘NIA not to establish camp office in Kashmir’

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Sept 3: The NIA, which is investigating the Udhampur attack case, is unlikely to establish it ... Read

PHE to spend Rs 13 lakh on half marathon, forgets...

Junaid Kathju

Srinagar, Sep 03: At a time when the department of Public Health Engineering, Irrigation and Flood Cont ... Read

Pak ready for short or long war: Asif

Sajjad Hussain

Islamabad, Sept 3: Pakistan is ready for a short or long conflict and will inflict heavy losses on India ... Read


Hurriyats, JKLF support Kashmir Bandh on Sep 7

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Terming the Kashmir Bandh call on September 07 by the Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) against the government’s failure to rehabilitate victims of last year floods as justified, Hurriyat (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Thursday expressed co ... Read

NC supports call for Sep 7 strik...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: National Conference on Thursday supported the call for ... Read

Real development comes with self...

Rising Kashmir News

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

Geelani writes appreciation lett...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani has written a de ... Read


NYC hunger strike continues, 15 members hospitalised


Srinagar: Fifteen members sitting on hunger strike in city’s Pratap Park were taken to SMHS hospital on Thursday afternoon when they began to faint.They have been on hunger strike since Tuesday morning.Those who were taken to hospital include Riyaz from Ramban, Danish f ... Read

Ahead of flood anniversary, vict...


Srinagar: Just a few days have left when Kashmir will complete on ... Read

‘Jurum Ti Sazaa’ Kashmiri transl...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Sep 3: “Jurum ti Sazaa” Kashmiri translation of Fyodor Dostoev ... Read

Film on Kashmir floods screened ...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Sep 3: Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kashmir, Prof Khur ... Read


Elderly to get free treatment in govt hospitals: Lal ...

Rising Kashmir News

BARAMULLA Minister for Health and Medical Education, ARI and Trainings, Chaduhary Lal Singh Thursday said, healthcare for elderly would be topmost priority for PDP-BJP led government.Speaking at a day-lomg conference organized by Jammu and Kashmir Pensioners and Senior ... Read

Govt to act tough against smokin...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have decided to act to ... Read

EJAC opposes direct recruitment ...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: An EJAC statement said, a high level meeting of EJAC wa ... Read

Tari asks DFP activists to remai...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: While inaugurating the Party's Kulgam office, the Democ ... Read


JKNPP holds protest against Modi-led NDA Govt

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Sept 3: Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) today held a protest here against Narendra Modi-led NDA government for not including any city from the state in the Smart City project. Led by party chairman Harsh Dev Singh, a large number of party activists g ... Read

Naeem asks Jammu school to start...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Sept 3: In a first of its kind, Jammu and Kashmir Education Min ... Read

Cong holds protest against Govt ...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Sept 3: Congress today held a protest against the PDP-BJP coali ... Read

Altaf inspects progress on infra...

Jammu, Sept 3: Minister for Public Works, Floriculture and Gardens & P ... Read


India-Pak talk stalemate: What has gone wrong?

MM Ansari

The relation between India and Pakistan has, of late, deteriorated mainly due to frequent skirmishes at the LoC and terror attacks in different parts of the country. The perpetrators of these unethical crimes have unfortunately gone scot-free, which questions ... Read

Fusion of ‘Funn and Futoor’

Gowhar Geelani

On a pleasant late afternoon in the last week of August ... Read

Lessons from NSA-talks debacle

Shujaat Bukhari

Calling off a dialogue at the last moment seems to have ... Read

Not that civilized

Dr. Ejaz R Gosani

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


Beyond buildings and aprons

Notwithstanding the awards conferred on the state for best health services, patient care remains a casualty. The ailing system needs a general overhaul if not a total revamp. According to official data there are 3690 health institutions in the state lacking pr ... Read

Promotion and protection

On Wednesday Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed expr ... Read

Cross LoC trade

The cross LoC trade is one of the biggest confidence bu ... Read

Schools and Schemes

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


Stop illegal construction on Saffron land: Hanjura

Rising Kashmir News

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 03 Minister for Agriculture Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura Thursday directed the officers of Agriculture Production Department to come with a comprehensive proposal for import of machinery like planters and diggers to increase the efficiency of saffron corms and submit ... Read

Offloaded trucks to move via Mug...

Rising Kashmir News

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 03 To facilitate hassle-free transportation of fruit from ... Read

Farmers flagged off by CAO Baram...

Rising Kashmir News

BARAMULLA, SEPTEMBER 03: A group of 50 farmers of Sub-Division Rafiabad, Rohama, ... Read

Real development comes with empo...

Rising Kashmir News

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


Mirza Gladiators, Royal Stars, Ghani Gliders win matches

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: After brief spell of rain the match between Mirza Gladiators and HK Star was reduced to 10 over each side at Kashmir University ground. After winning the toss, HK Stars decided to field first. Mirza Gladiators batting first scored 95 runs in allotted 10 over f ... Read

Srinagar, Bandipora, Ganderbal ,...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: On the 2nd day of U-19 boys inter-district state footba ... Read

J&K clinches gold in 200m mix race

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: J&K won gold medal in 200 meter mix race in the 4th Nat ... Read

KDCL franchises divided into PDP...

Junaid Kathju

Srinagar, Sep1: Khyber Downtown Champions League (KDCL) appears to be i ... Read


Strolling in KU campus was an exhilarating experience

Shaheena Parveen

On Saturday, August 22, I entered Kashmir University campus after more than twenty years as I was on a picnic with a school where I am currently posted. Having visited Harvan, Nishat, and Chesmashahi we got into the campus in the cool hours of the evening w ... Read

Buck stops with Pakistan

Manzoor Turabi

By inviting Hurriyat leaders for reception in New Delhi ... Read

‘Main aapka Rahul hoon’

Salman Nizami

Ghulam Chacha was beaming with smile as he saw a man dr ... Read

Tale of an orphan

Haashem Rassoel

I was about to enter my room, when I heard my cell was ... Read


Pak portrayal

Dear Editor, This is in reference to article published by Rising Kashmir yesterday titled “Buck stops with Pakistan”. The author has tried his best to portray Pakistan but his false claims itself shows the lack of information he has about Pakistan-adminis ... Read

One-way traffic

Rising Kashmir News

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 03 Dear Editor, This is regarding the traffic mess in S ... Read

School education

Dear Editor, Schools are supposed to develop and cul ... Read

Pet dogs

Dear Editor, Many Kashmiri households have started a ... 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


Talks are never going to succeed if India, Pak stick ...

• Kashmir has to be solved according to wishes and aspirations of its people• It is incorrect that some influential people introduced Geelani to masses in Srinagar• 2010 was a collective failure • Super powers also gave up their pristine so would India• India ... Read

J&K Bank embarks upon social cha...

Mounting bad loans and stressed assets continue to teas ... 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

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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