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CM demands vacation of Toto Ground by Army

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 22: Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Friday met Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, who arrived here on a two visit, and demanded vacation of Toto Ground in Batamaloo area of Srinagar by army.During their meeting, which was also attended by senior officers of the State Government and Ministry of Defence, the two leaders discussed several strategic issues related to prevailing security situation in the State.Chief Mini ...

No infiltration bid this year: Army tells DM

Sumaiya Yousuf

Srinagar, May 22: Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar has been told by Army that no infiltration bid from acr ...

Parrikar meets troops at Siachen

Ishfaq Naseem

Srinagar, May 22: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar Friday conducted an aerial survey of northern glacier S ...

MHA seeks L&O management data ahead of Amarnath yatra

Ishfaq Naseem

Srinagar, May 22: In view of the upcoming Amarnath yatra and apprehensions by security agencies that the Hi ...

GoI to consider Geelani’s plea: Rajnath

PTI

New Delhi, May 22: Government of India (GoI) Friday said it will consider the passport application of Hurriy ...

I applied for passport only online: Geelani

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 22: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani Friday said he has submitted his passpo ...

Probe panel conducts surprise inspection of BGSBU

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, May 22: Perhaps first time ever in the recent history of any University in Jammu and Kashmir, a f ...

News

Provide compensation to deceased militant’s family: H...

Sheikh Saleem

Srinagar, May 22: High court has directed state government to implement the orders of State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) wherein it was directed to provide compensation to the family of a former-militant who was killed by unknown gunmen in south Kashmir.Abdul Hameed Makroo, a ...

Police again bars Geelani from o...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 22: All Parties Hurriyat Conference has that it Chairman Sy ...

Jamia Masjid Imam condemns restr...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 22: Terming the restrictions on the political and religious ...

Lal Singh gives away J&K State M...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, May 22: Minister for Health and Medical Education, ARI and Trai ...

City

The broken hoof and the story of Kashmir’s flood ravages

By Authint News

Srinagar: It has been nine long months since the beautiful Kashmir was besmeared by an all engulfing river Jhelum. But the long tale of suffering and loss to human lives, which the September 2014 flood unleashed, still is fresh in our minds.Even now whenever I recall th ...

GHS Kothi Bagh organizes trekkin...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Government Girls High School, Kothi Bagh today organise ...

Naqash arrested, shifted to PS S...

Srinagar: A large contingent of police on Friday morning barged i ...

SDA seminar on Srinagar Master P...

Srinagar: Srinagar Development Authority (SDA) is organizing a 3- ...

Kashmir

NC not responsible for fiscal mess; govt wasting time...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Lashing out at State government for its “failures” to alleviate the mounting problems faced by people, former Finance Minister and National Conference leader Abdul Rahim Rather Friday while refuting the claims of PDP that administrative mess and financial liab ...

K-issue resolution will benefit ...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) chairman Shabir Ahmad Sh ...

Use of pellet gun, pepper gas ag...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Condemning the use of deadly pellet guns by forces whil ...

Sacrifices of Kashmiris real ass...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Terming PDP, NC, Congress and BJP the enemies of Kashmi ...

Jammu

Jammu tops in domestic violence cases in JK

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, May 22: Jammu has reported the highest number of incidents of domestic violence in the state since 2009, topping the charts with 1,247 cases as over 4,000 such cases reported from the Jammu and Kashmir.As many as 4157 people have been booked in 2009 cases of domestic ...

Anti-farmer steps would jeopardi...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, May 22: Congress today alleged that the "anti-farmer" policies ...

Seven injured in road mishap

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, May 22: At least seven persons, including three women, were tod ...

Heroin worth over Rs 12 crore re...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, May 22: Police have recovered 2.5 kg heroin worth Rs 12.5 crore ...

Opinion

The hospital waiting room

SUHAIL AHMAD

We all have been to crowded hospitals or private clinics, either as patients or attendants. And we know how it feels to wait, sometimes for hours, for the turn. It can be both physically and mentally exhausting experience. The sights and sounds in the hospital ...

New recruitment policy needs no ...

M Hyderi

Some are born visionaries while some achieve vision by ...

Davos, Kashmir and the bonfire o...

Wajahat Qazi

Thomas Friedman, The New York Times columnist, in his p ...

Congress in wrong direction, again

Zafar Choudhary

Of all the actors in Jammu and Kashmir’s mainstream pol ...

Editorial

Turnaround in Govt schools

We often hear about the dismal performance of government schools in class 10 and 12 examinations. The recently announced class 10 (regular) results were no different. As many as 27 government schools have recorded zero pass percentage though it sounds bette ...

Admin juggle

On the occasion of government formation the two coaliti ...

Expedite probe in 2010 killings

More than four years have passed when 128 youth were ki ...

Prioritize Health

Official response to the outbreak of Hepatitis C in sou ...

Business

Agriculture share to GDP declines by 10%: Survey

Junaid Kathju

Srinagar, May 22 At a time when state government is making extra efforts to promote Kashmir tourism which contributes only about 7 per cent to state’s GSDP, it has forgotten main contributor agriculture the share of which has declined by over 10 per cent over the years. Accord ...

J&K Banks awareness camps held i...

Srinagar, May 22 Educating people about recently launched social securit ...

JKEDI trains 60 aspiring entrepr...

Pampore, May 22: A fresh batch of 60 aspiring entrepreneurs including ei ...

Enormous scope for setting up wo...

SRINAGAR: MAY 22 The Minister for Animal and Sheep Husbandry, Sajad Gani ...

Sports

Ansari inaugurates Sheikh-ul-Alam Football tourney

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 22: Minister for Youth Services & Sports, Information Technology and Technical Education, Moulvi Imran Raza Ansari Friday said that revival of sports and athletic activities in the State is the top most priority of the present Government led by Chief Minister Muft ...

Youth hostel in shambolic state ...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 22: Director General Department of Youth Services and Sport ...

Mass Trekking program to Shankra...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 22: With an aim to inculcate a spirit of adventure and to c ...

Zonal level sports tournaments h...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 22: The department of youth services and sports Ganderbal o ...

Viewpoint

We have gone too far in transgression and disobedience

Mubashir Hassan

Allah inflicts punishment on disobedient people so that they turn back to Him in repentance, “Whatever misfortune happens to you is because of the things your hands have wrought and for many (of them) He grants forgiveness.”  (Al Quran 42:30). If we think ...

Callous approach of NDMA

Zainab Akhter

Disaster struck the valley of Zanskar when an artificia ...

Renaissance of Muslims—III

Prof Hamid Naseem Rafiabadi

Afghani, however, failed to realize that the reforms he ...

System of long working hours is ...

Dr Fiaz Fazili

Long hours and working overnight are common in many pro ...

Responses

Global Warming

Dear Editor, It is believed that managing climate change will be the biggest challenge in the decades to come. It is truly the global issue that needs our immediate action. However, it is also a fact that the consequences of a warmer world will not be ev ...

Reaching SKIMS

Dear Editor,I want to appeal honorable minister of tran ...

Encroachment

Dear Editor,This is regarding the issue of encroachment ...

Our industries

Dear Editor,Progress and the growth rate of industries ...

Interviews

Historic archives of Radio Kashmir are safe: Humayun ...

Syed Humayun Qaisar, who is a famous in Kashmir valley as a broadcaster, was recently appointed Director Radio Kashmir Srinagar. He is a man gifted with many talents yet humble. Qaisar in a chat with Rising Kashmir’s Daanish Bin Nabi says cricket has helpe ...

Aijaz Dar was killed by his own ...

Ali Mohammad Watali, who had studied law, is former Di ...

Kashmir lacks high quality unive...

Dr. Sreeram Chaulia is Professor and Executive Director ...

I try to reclaim my roots throug...

Siddhartha Gigoo is the author of two books of fiction ...

Book Review

A conundrum called Pakistan

Bilal Ahmad

Pakistan's achievements, though maligning, have always been overshadowed by its failures (failure of becoming a stable political entity of peace, progress and prosperity). Despite huge efforts by its founders to install a democratic nation, Pakistan is still i ...

A book for those entering wedlock

Raashid Ul Nabi Khan

The book “I WANT TO MARRY, BUT” is about importance of ...

A dandy collection of poems

Waseem Majazi Prof. Vihang A. Naik, is an anthologized ...

Proclamation for Governor’s rule

Srinagar, Jan 9: Governor N N Vohra Friday issued proclamation for Gover ...

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