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Travel to Kashmir: CM for changing negative perception

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 01: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Sunday said the interaction between stakeholders at various levels will help change negative perception about travelling to Kashmir.Mehbooba called for greater cultural exchanges, initiatives and assistance programmes to bolster key areas like education, skill development and tourism in the state.      The chief minister made these observations during a meeting with a high-level Austral ... Read

Police must play primary response role in disaste...

Sumaiya Yousuf

Srinagar, May 1: After drawing sharp criticism in the wake of the September 2014 floods, Jammu and Kas ... Read

Indian media drifting aimlessly: Varadarajan

Syed Amjad Shah

Jammu, May 1: Indian media is facing credibility crisis and is drifting aimlessly, said noted journ ... Read

Kashmiri fruit industry lost Rs 1565 Cr in 2014-15

Mir Liyaqat Ali

Srinagar, May 01: Kashmiri fruit growers suffered losses worth Rs 1565 crores due to rains and floods c ... Read

Govt books orders from dead Kashmiri, Pakistani a...

Faisul Yaseen

Srinagar, May 01: The government is seeking orders of books for its libraries across the State from dea ... Read

Forest Dept to ‘baptise’ confiscated horses to ch...

Nazir Ganaie

Srinagar, May 01: Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment Choudhary Lal Singh has asked the offic ... Read

Edu Dept flouts rules to transfer Minister’s relative

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 1: The Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) has issued premature transfer orde ... Read

Govt to implement free drug policy from June 1

Jammu, May 1: Free medicines will be provided in all state-run hospitals in Jammu and Kashmir from ... Read

India, China resolve to maintain peace

Jammu, May 1: The armies of India and China Sunday expressed resolve to maintain peace along the Li ... Read


Opposition satisfied over court direction for holding...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 01: Expressing satisfaction over the court directions for holding polls within next six months, the opposition party Sunday said it would strengthen democratic institution in the state.JKPCC chief, Ghulam Ahmad Mir said he is shocked as despite having democratic s ... Read

Police to compile data of stone ...

Rising Kashmir News

Kupwara, May 01: In wake of recent clashes and subsequent violence in Ku ... Read

Hurriyat (G) condemns restrictio...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 01: Condemning the restrictions over the participation of M ... Read

Congress to gherao Civil Secreta...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, May 01: Congress has decided to organize a secretariat gherao o ... Read


IGP Traffic holds interaction with media, civil society

Rising Kashmir News

SRINAGAR Inspector General of Police, Traffic, Viplav Kumar Choudhary Sunday held an elaborative interaction with media persons, civil society members, traders at SSP Traffic’s Office at Lalchowk seeking their suggestions on city’s Traffic diversion pPlan.All the Traff ... Read

YNC condoles demise of Parvaiz D...

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SRINAGAR A delegation of Youth National Conference  today visite ... Read

City roads get annual ‘makeover’...

Rising Kashmir News

SRINAGAR Kashmir capital Srinagar gets facelift as the preparati ... Read

Asiea directs for ensuring all r...

Rising Kashmir News

SRINAGAR Minister of State for Housing, Urban Development, Socia ... Read


11 years on and suffering

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: The aspirants who were shortlisted by the authorities in north Kashmir districts Bandipora and Baramulla districts seeking job in different departments are up in arms against the district administration for maintaining ‘irrational’ delay in the release of fina ... Read

Workers, labour class face injus...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: CPI (M) leader and MLA Kulgam, Muhammad Yousuf Tarigami ... Read

Labour class architect of nation...

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Srinagar: In his message on Labour Day, JKPCC Chief G.A. Mir whil ... Read

JKSM celebrates foundation day

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement Sunday celebrated ... Read


Dy CMO attached for dereliction of duties

Rising Kashmir News

Kishtwar: Acting tough on the poor performance and dereliction of duty, Minister for Health & Medication Education, Bali Bhagat today attached Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Kishtwar, Dr Mohammad Fareed Bhat in the office of Director Health Services, Jammu with immediate ... Read

One held with 600 grams of cannabis

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Jammu: One person has been arrested here with over 600 grams o ... Read

Boy handed over by Pakistan

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu: Pakistan today handed over a 15-year-old boy who had cr ... Read

MoU signed for establishing IIT ...

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Jammu: In a major step towards setting of up Indian Institute ... Read


A new future for Kashmir

Rajni Shaleen Chopra

My Sunday musings began with a tweet by a Kashmiri who writes under the pen-name Ibnebattuta. His comment: ‘Damn the system, label it everything you can, and then seek help from it. Love your hypocrisy’.If the same had been stated by a mainland Indian, Kashmir ... Read

Talking Gender in Kashmir – II

Dr. Sadaf Munshi

In continuation with the previous piece on the gender d ... Read

Islamic State’s shadow on the la...

Saeed Naqvi

It was like a macabre end to a Chabrol movie. I had ret ... Read

Non reply doesn’t make Agusta no...

M.J. Akbar

There is a term in government parlance called non-paper ... Read


Traffic diversion

Traffic diversion in Srinagar city following the construction of Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh flyover has irked a lot of people as a stretch has been for the time being closed for vehicular movement. Nevertheless, the safety of people is the primary concern, whic ... Read

Handwara girl

A report published in Rising Kashmir on Thursday about ... Read

India-Pak talks

After the deadlock in the relations between India and ... Read

Education commercialized

With the mushroom growth of private institutions and co ... Read


DFCO intensifies drive against supply of unwholesome ...

Rising Kashmir News

JAMMU, APRIL 30 In its 10-day state-wide special drive against the supply of sub-standard milk and milk products to the consumers, the Jammu and Kashmir Drugs and Food Control Organization (DFCO) on 6th day destroyed 766 liters of sub-standard milk and lifted 33 samples from ... Read

Fruit growers ask govt to recons...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Kashmir Valley Fruit Growers Cum Dealers Union (KVFGDU) ... Read

J&K Bank inaugurates business un...

Rising Kashmir New

Srinagar, April 30: Expanding its footprints at important places outside th ... Read

Agriculture Dept books dealers s...

Rising Kashmir New

Srinagar: Law Enforcement wing of Agriculture Department has book ... Read


Multi-brand sports store launches ‘Sports Station’ in JK

Rising Kashmir Desk

Srinagar: SSIPL, a well-known name in the footwear manufacturing and retailing industry, launched a multi-brand sports store ‘Sports Station’ in the State’s winter capital Jammu.Sports Station endeavours to bring a plethora of international Sports Brands, offering an as ... Read

Winter games in Summer!

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Gulmarg: In a bizarre move, the government has announced winter ... Read

North Zone Handball Championship...

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Jammu: Three-day 21st North Zone Handball Championship organiz ... Read

Ghani Gliders announces Chaya as...

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Srinagar: Ghani Gliders Friday announced Mushtaq Chaya – owner of ... Read


Ultra-nationalism and failures

Fayaz Ganie

According to Marxism, capitalism contains the seeds of its own destruction and the forces that hold the capitalistic state together are the same forces which result in its overthrow. Anyhow, as per this theory, the state eventually withers away and communis ... Read

Philosophy: A neglected subject

Ateequllah Dar

All subjects written and unwritten pertain to some obje ... Read

Universal message and guidance o...

Dr Tauseef Ahmad Parray

The noble Qur’an—the Word of Allah, the supreme authori ... Read

Our and their children

Dr Qayum Hamid Changal

Children are innocent, and it's universal. Be it any pa ... Read


Traffic diversion

Traffic diversion in Srinagar city following the construction of Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh flyover has irked a lot of people as a stretch has been for the time being closed for vehicular movement. Nevertheless, the safety of people is the primary concern, whic ... Read


Dear Editor,

I want to share my views on faulty education system in ... Read

Substandard drugs

Dear Editor,

This is regarding the banning of fixed dosage combinati ... Read

Traffic diversion

Dear Editor,

Apropos the traffic diversion program devised by the go ... Read

North Kashmir

Health Dept runs Lehrawalpora sub centre from unsafe ...

M T Rasool

Leharwalpora (Bandipora) The residents of Leharwalpora hamlet of Bandipora district are forced to receive health care services at the Medical Centre which is running from a room that was earlier used as a cowshed and also lacks hygienic environs.The centre was declared unsafe by the h ... Read

Kanyari village devoid of basic ...

Sajad Gul

Kanyari [Sonawari] The residents of Kanyari village in Bandipora district ... Read

Uri residents face ordeal due to...


Uri The Authorities in this frontier town have failed to re ... Read

Govt imposes `selective’ ban on ...

M T Rasool

Bandipora: The government ban over the extraction of sand from Mad ... Read

South Kashmir

Lost Heritage

Javid U Salam

Anantnag: The Mughal-era heritage sites across South Kashmir have been left in ruins as government has failed to check their  massive vandalism.The heritage sites have been neglected by Authorities.  The monuments lying in dilapidated condition include Omoh Sarai, Shadi ... Read

Mufti’s graveyard is a neglected...

Javid U Salam

Bijbehara The ruins of two pillars, a wall and a wooden hut in th ... Read

A recount of Mughals and their S...

RK Bureau

Pulwama For centuries the  Mughal rulers have been using the  s ... Read

Rise and Rise of Militancy in So...

Javid U Salam

Shopian Last year on 16 December Shakoor Ahmad Parray left his ... Read

Central Kashmir

Govt fails to repair damaged water pipes

Mir Liyaqat Ali

BUDGAM: Residents of a number of villages in Budgam are facing tough time due to damage to the water pipes resulting in leakages.However officials have failed to repair the leakages even as the matter was brought to their notice several times by local residents.  Even ... Read

Erratic power supply hits studen...

Irfan Raina

Ganderbal The unscheduled and frequent power cuts are taking a he ... Read

Budgam villagers protest suspens...

Mir Liyaqat Ali

BUDGAM: Demanding macadamization of Bemina- Mirgund road, resid ... Read

Illegal extraction of gravel, sa...


Ganderbal The Nullah Sindh, one of the main source of fresh water ... Read

Book Review

The book brings stories of ignored victims

Saba Shah

The book titled Kashmir Scars of Pellet Gun authored and compiled by human rights defender Mannan Bukhari is the first of its kind to be written on the subject. The book contains the details of horror caused by the use of pellet gun in Kashmir. The author h ... Read

Forget past, move forward

Anil Bhat

Although people have moved to other side of border but ... Read

My name is Khan and I’m not a te...

Mohammad Aamir Khan’s account of his false implication ... Read

Do You Remember Kunan Poshpora?

Farah Deeba

When a book is with stress recommended and more pressur ... Read


Absenteeism hits Baramulla’s development: DC

FOR her working in rural Kashmir district is challenging and full of surprises. Yasha Mudgal - a 2007 batch IAS officer and Deputy Commissioner, Baramulla – one of the oldest districts of Jammu and Kashmir, maintains that the historical district has a huge sco ... Read

‘Ganderbal will be gateway of Ka...

Rising Kashmir News

From being termed as the ignored “prestigious” district ... Read

‘Evening shifts only meant for h...

Prof.  Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi Vice Chancellor of Kashm ... Read

Poor, faulty work culture mars K...

Espousing his vision to enable citizens to access safe ... Read


Walk your way to a healthier heart

Shykh Monis

The heart is a muscle and needs exercise to stay in shape. When it's exercised, the heart can pump more blood through the body and continue working at optimal efficiency with little strain. This will likely help it to stay healthy longer. Regular exercise also ... Read

Are you drinking pure milk?


Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir government is in a tight spot over th ... Read

First Health App for Corporate p...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: The corporate employees have a new digital platform to ... Read

Breast cancer patient is a mothe...

The fear of being diagnosed with breast cancer is enoug ... Read

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