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2851 complaints pending with JKSIC

Faisul Yaseen

Srinagar, July 05: A total of 2851 appeals and complaints are pending with Jammu and Kashmir State Information Commission (JKSIC), a study reveals.New Delhi-based Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), which is mandated to ensure the practical realization of human rights in Commonwealth countries, in a study, ‘The State of Information Commissions and the Use of RTI Laws in India’ reveals that 2851 appeals and complaints were pend ... Read

Shabir Shah was all set to become CM in 1996: Dulat

Junaid Kathju

Srinagar, July 05: Former RAW chief A S Dulat has claimed that senior separatist leader and Democratic F ... Read

Salahuddin still wants to come back: Ex-RAW chief

Press Trust of India

New Delhi, Jul 5: Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin wants to return to India even today, says for ... Read

Musharraf never asked us to participate in electi...

Rising Kashmir News’

Srinagar, July 5: Hurriyat Conference (M) Sunday rejected the former RAW chief A S Dulat’s claim that f ... Read

My book is based on facts: Dulat

Rising Kashmir News’

Srinagar, July 5: Former RAW chief, A S Dulat Sunday said whatever he has written in his book “Kashmir ... Read

Govt to destroy contaminated energy drinks


Srinagar, July 5: Government has decided to destroy contaminated energy drinks sold in markets across J ... Read

Govt to privatise PSUs, seeks their balance sheets

Ishfaq Naseem

Srinagar, July 5: The government has started the process of privatising the loss making Public Sector U ... Read


13, 904 civilians killed in Kashmir from 1989 to 2014...

Sumaiya Yousuf

Srinagar, July 5: A total of 13, 904 civilians have been killed in Kashmir valley since the onset of militancy till the year 2014, the statistics maintained by Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) reveal. However the number is five times less than the number compiled by different non ... Read

Harassment on rise as more women...

Rahiba R Parveen

Srinagar, July 03: While the women in the conservative society of Kashmir ... Read

Politicians using Quran to grab,...

M T Rasool

Bandipora, Jul 05: Quran is a complete code of life with solutions for eve ... Read

GoI to overhaul railway infrastr...


Srinagar, July 4: Central Government is mulling to overhaul railway infra ... Read


Police launches drive to control unruly two wheeler r...

Risinng Kashmir News

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police has cracked a whip on the traffic violations by two wheeler riders and even asked fuel stations to deny petrol to bikers not wearing crash helmets."In order to bring a sense of safety among the two wheelers, Police has launched a speci ... Read

Makhdoom Sahib Ropeway goes defunct

Risinng Kashmir News

SRINAGAR: The Makhdoom Sahib ropeway, which was inaugurated less ... Read

CM never asked to relocate Gynae...

Risinng Kashmir News

SRINAGAR: Days after Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Syeed directed ... Read

Com Secy R&B holds Div Com respo...

Risinng Kashmir News

SRINAGAR: As the government has failed to complete Qamarwari-Shal ... Read


Threat to Yatra always there: Dy CM

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir deputy chief minister Nirmal Singh on Sunday said that the threat to the annual Amarnath Yatra from the militant outfits was always there, but the security agencies were fully geared up to defeat their nefarious designs. “The threat is al ... Read

13,936 pay obeisance at cave shrine

SRINAGAR: On the 4th day of the ongoing Amarnath Yatra 13,936 Yat ... Read

Army fine tunes its anti-militan...

SRINAGAR: Army fine tunes its anti-militancy and anti-infiltratio ... Read

Encroachments in Budgam go unaba...

SRINAGAR: xIn brazen violation of Water Resources (Management and ... Read


BJP-PDP coalition ensure transparency at all levels: ...

Risinng Kashmir News

Jammu, July 05: Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh on Sunday said the government has ensured transparency and a corruption-free administration at all levels.Addressing a religious gathering at Hiranagar in Kathua district today, Singh added, "Care has bee ... Read

Govt Gandhi Memorial Science Col...

Press trust of India

New Delhi, July 05: With an aim of conserving college campuses which are mo ... Read

Residents accuse govt of ignorin...

Risinng Kashmir News

Jammu, July 05: Residents of a number of localities in Jammu district t ... Read

Shiv Sena protests over water, p...

Risinng Kashmir News

Jammu, July 05: Activists of Shiv Sena and Dogra Front here today stage ... Read


Dulat – The Fauq of Kashmir?

Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani

RAW and the broad spread of IB are an undeniable reality in and outside Kashmir.  The responses coming from the militant and separatist leadership on the interview of former RAW chief A S Dulat and on revelations in the book “Kashmir The Vajpayee Years” au ... Read

Blind rage directed at Britons o...

Saeed Naqvi

The big burly peasants from Ganganagar in Rajasthan, g ... Read

The truth that we don't want to see

M.J. Akbar

Wake up. Smell the coffee. It is bitter with the acrid ... Read

Faith can’t be amplified by mosq...


The number of mosques has increased exponentially over ... Read


Our waning songs

A 19th century American poet, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, said about music that it is a universal language. After more than a century there is concord among poets, linguists, artists and even scientists and social scientists who believe that language and mu ... Read

Effective fund utilization

While chairing the District Development Board (DDB) mee ... Read

Destructive drugs

Four peddlers were arrested in Bandipora and large quan ... Read

Averting floods

The state government has failed to learn any lesson fro ... Read


No funds released for development projects this fisca...

Srinagar, July 5 Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) lambasted Mufti Mohammad Syed led collation government for not releasing first quarter funds of the current fiscal. “Almost one hundred working days are over and state government has not yet released even one-fourth of the funds ... Read

Workshop on Digital India held a...

BARAMULLA, July 5:- In connection with Digital India, a daylong workshop wa ... Read

State IT policy must for digital...


SRINAGAR: Information and Communications Technology Association S ... Read

Haryana to train JK farmers for ...

Rising Kashmir News

JAMMU JULY 04 Haryana Government has agreed to extend full assistance ... Read


Karewa Cricket tourney begins in Kulgam

Rising Kashmir News

Kulgam, 04 Jul 2015 In an endeavor to nurture Cricket talent in Kashmiri Youth, the Army based at Kulgam is organising Karewa Cricket Tournament at Behibagh under the aegis of Chinar Corps. The event is aimed at upholding the sportsman spirit amongst the youth of the region and i ... Read

JKP to host National level water...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, July 4: As a part of its Civic Action Programme, Jammu and Poli ... Read

JKFA to organize Football Refere...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, July 4: JKFA is organize a Football Referee Seminar at Syntheti ... Read

Fair Selection is the Key

Mubashir Hassan

Summer is in full swing in the Northern Hemisphere and ... Read


Of World’s Spy Masters and their Memoirs

Gowhar Geelani

India doesn’t have a rich history and tradition of memoirs and autobiographies written by former spy and intelligence chiefs, but Amarjit Singh Dulat is not the first one to pen down his experiences as a former spy master. Unlike India, the countries lik ... Read

The Age of reservations is gone

Fayaz Ahmad Ganie

The best thing that the fathers of Indian nation could ... Read

A blessing for all

Sunaina Malik

No doubt that the galaxy, Milky Way along with million ... Read

Pain of Separation

Saba Mahjoor

I was 15 years old, a painful age I must admit.  An age ... Read


Appeal to CM

Dear Editor, The visit of Hon'ble Chief Minister to Rajouri left many questions unanswered. The change which the CM promised is no where in sight even after 100 days of the governance. During those days when PDP was an Opposition party we were made to fe ... Read

Protection not compensation

Prof Hamid Naseem Rafiabadi

Dear Editor, After destructive flood of September 20 ... Read

Reneging on promises

Dear Editor, The age old custom of government resort ... Read

Punishing corrupt

Dear Editor, What quick disposal and transparency in ... Read

Ramadan Special

Ramadan: A guide to the Islamic holy month

Aisha Gani

Muslims around the world are preparing for the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. From waking up in the early hours for a quick bite and sip of water, to the waiting – date in hand – for the seconds to tick by until the call to prayer at sunset, why do Muslims fas ... Read

Fasting where the sun doesn't set

Marya Hannun

This week, with the start of Ramadan, Muslims from Indo ... Read

Want to enjoy Ramadan abroad?

Asma Ajroudi

While many people resort to long hours of sleep to avoi ... Read

6 things you shouldn't say to so...

Bilal Zafar

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar in w ... Read

North Kashmir

Women’s College Kupwara lacks permanent staff, runs f...

Shahjahan Afzal

Kupwara The degree college for women in Kupwara lacks basic infrastructure and the permanent staff badly affecting the education of the girls in the frontier district. The women’s college operates from 3 rooms and doesn’t have permanent teaching faculty for over 500 f ... Read

Govt intensifies anti-encroachme...

Peerzada Aarif

BARAMULLA The state government has intensified the  drive against ... Read

Baramulla dist admin fails to re...

BARAMULLA The Authorities have failed  to repair the damaged brid ... Read

Bandipora street lights defunct

M T Rasool

Bandipora: The street lights installed in 2103 at an expenditure o ... Read

South Kashmir

When South Kashmir drowned

After it poured unceasingly state government asked the people not to panic, but they became frenetic. As the water level rose in South Kashmir, people abandoned houses only to return back and find them turn into rubble. The floods smashed down houses, washed a ... Read

Houses damaged, bridges washed away

Muhammad Suhail

Anantnag: The flood caused extensive damage to public property no ... Read

Anger spills over

Muhammad Suhail

Anantnag: The residents in Anantnag town are miffed with the gove ... 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

Hizb Supremo Salahudin called Mir Qasim in 90s: Dulat

Rising Kashmir News

New Delhi The Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin wants to return to India even today, says former chief of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), India's external spy agency A S Dulat, who regrets the goverment "wasted too much of time" chalking out plans for his com ... Read

Body of Shopian youth fished out

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar The body of a youth, who was drowned yesterday in a Da ... Read

Murder mystery set in an ashram


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

Book communicates the message of...

Prof Syed Habib

Lal Ded Revisited, hard bound, printed on good paper is ... Read


Previous government did not take flood warning seriou...

In the second episode of Daily Rising Kashmir’s Live Chat on 28 June, 2015 Sonam Lotus, in-charge of the Meteorological Department in Kashmir, responded to people’s questions related to global warming, climate change, weather patterns, forecast, modern gadgets ... 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

Even parents of disappeared can ...

GR Sufi has done MBA from University of Hull, England, ... Read

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