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Imran takes guard

Sajjad Hussain

Islamabad, Aug 18: Imran Khan was sworn in as Pakistan's new prime minister today, officially taking over the charge of power in the corruption affected country nearly 22 years after the former cricket hero entered politics.Khan, 65, the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), was administered the oath of office by President Mamnoon Hussain at a simple ceremony held at the Aiwan-e-Sadr (the President House) in Islamabad.The ceremony, which was scheduled to begin at 9:30am, started 40-minute lateRead
A captain’s 22-yr struggle to become 22nd PM

A captain’s 22-yr struggle to become 22nd PM

PTI

Islamabad, Aug 18: Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan struggled for 22 years to fulfil his dream of ...Read

PM Khan will be good for Indo-Pak peace process: Sidhu

PM Khan will be good for Indo-Pak peace process: ...

PTI

Islamabad, Aug 18: Indian cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu Saturday hoped that his friend ...Read

Qureshi to be Foreign Minister, Asad Finance Minister

Qureshi to be Foreign Minister, Asad Finance Mini...

Agencies

Islamabad, Aug 18:Prime Minister Imran Khan Saturday unveiled his small cabinet hours after his swearin...Read

PDP’s ‘show of strength’ on Vajpayee’s funeral goes wr

PDP’s ‘show of strength’ on Vajpayee’s funeral go...

Yawar Hussain

Srinagar, Aug 18: The Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) show of strength at the funeral of former ...Read

New dress code makes FPF guards vulnerable

New dress code makes FPF guards vulnerable

Javid Ahmad

Srinagar, Aug 16: The new dress code for Jammu and Kashmir Forest Protection Force (FPF) guards has bec...Read

‘Kashmiris will shed last drop of blood to protect Art

‘Kashmiris will shed last drop of blood to protec...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Aug 18:The business community and civil society members Saturday said Article 35-A would be ...Read

Woman, who slipped into coma in Army raid, dies

Woman, who slipped into coma in Army raid, dies

Javid Sofi

Pulwama, Aug 18: An elderly woman of Arabal village of south Kashmir's Pulwama district, who had slipp...Read

First batch of Hajj pilgrims to return on Aug 28

First batch of Hajj pilgrims to return on Aug 28

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Aug 18: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, Saturday convened a meeting to re...Read

Guv reviews status of Z Morh, Zojila tunnel projects

Guv reviews status of Z Morh, Zojila tunnel proje...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Aug 18: Governor N N Vohra Saturday chaired a meeting to review the pace at which the vital Z...Read

Mehbooba meets Vohra

Mehbooba meets Vohra

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Aug 18:PDP president and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Saturday met Governor N N Vohr...Read

Cong not part of any alliance on Govt formation: Mir

Cong not part of any alliance on Govt formation: ...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Aug 18: State Congress President G A Mir Saturday ruled out possibility of his party becoming...Read

Omar to donate month

Omar to donate month's salary for Kerala flood re...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Aug 18: National Conference Vice President and former chief minister Omar Abdullah Saturday s...Read

News

Pellet victims demand ban on pellet gun, seek support

Pellet victims demand ban on pellet gun, seek sup...

'Sajidah Yousuf'

'Srinagar Aug 18:'Jammu and Kashmir Pellet Victim Welfare Trust staged a protest demonstration on Saturday at Press Enclave Srinagar, demanding ban of pellet guns and support from government and the civil society.The trust appealed the common people to come forward and help the... Read

Fresh spree of violence on the eve ...

Srinagar, August 18:Hurriyat Conference (G) General Secretary Saturday cond...Read

Court directs Govt to frame rationa...

Jammu, Aug 18: While coming heavily on the “transfer industry&rd...Read

Intermittent firing instills fear i...

Srinagar, Aug 18:Evening to midnight cross LoC firing in Tanghdar sector...Read

City

Musical evening to revive folk music culture held on D

Musical evening to revive folk music culture held...

'Musaib Mehraj'

'Srinagar, Aug 18:'In a bid to revive folk music in Valley, Funkar International on Saturday brought different young artists from music fraternity on a single platform to mark an improvement in the folk music culture.A US based non-profit organization aiming to revive arts and c... Read

Mumbai based Kommune holds storytel...

Srinagar, Aug 18:A Mumbai based storyteller group – Kommune on Sat...Read

Advisor Kumar visits drug de-addict...

Srinagar, Aug 18: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today visited Drug D...Read

Commissioner SMC tours city shrines...

Srinagar, Aug 18:In order to review the various arrangements including s...Read

Kashmir

Army goes ‘berserk’ in Kulgam’s Bhan village

Army goes ‘berserk’ in Kulgam’s Bhan village

'Shafat Mir'

'BHAN (KULGAM):'Army detained three youth in Bhan village of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district while locals said property worth millions of rupees was damaged by the local Army unit last night. The Army men not only caused damages in the area but also beat up several loca... Read

Tehreek-e-Muzahamat condemns forces...

Srinagar: Tehreek-e-Muzahamat Chairman Bilal Ahmed Sidiqui has st...Read

Boycott polls if any harm done to A...

Srinagar: President Jammu Kashmir Bachao Tehreek and former minis...Read

Any move to tamper Art 35-A will be...

SRINAGAR:An emergency meeting of Employees Joint Action Committe...Read

Jammu

Ram Madhav trying to invade domain of Guv, President:

Ram Madhav trying to invade domain of Guv, Presid...

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Jammu: 'Accusing Ram Madhav of attempting to “encroach upon the powers of the Governor”, JKNPP Chairman, Harsh Dev Singh, questioned the locus standi of the BJP National General Secretary in issuing statements over subjects falling under the exclusive doma... Read

Jammu: BJP leaders pay homage to la...

Jammu: Mourning the death of former Prime Minister and senior ...Read

Fiddling with Art 35-A will be assa...

Jammu: Accusing the BJP of trying to wipe out state subject la...Read

Adbi Kunj holds multifaceted litera...

Jammu: Adbi Kunj on Friday organized a multifaceted literary m...Read

Editorial

A policy at odds

A policy at odds

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''Rising Kashmir report titled “JK Environment Policy 2018 draft contradicts Master Plan 2035 draft” that was published on Thursday brings out one of the most basic failures of government departments – lack of coordination. The report indicates... Read

Pollution uncontrolled

Uncontrolled pollution in the capital city and other di...Read

Good governance magic

Governance in J&K seems to become a herculean task ...Read

Slow unsteady

A report published in Rising Kashmir, on Monday, on the...Read

Opinion

The best Prime Minister the Congress never had

The best Prime Minister the Congress never had

'Saeed Naqvi'

''Aaney wali naslein hum par Fakhr kareingi, hum asaro, Jub unko yeh khayal aayega Humney Atal ko dekha thaa (By way of poetic license I have replaced Firaq with Atal) “Coming generations will remember us with awe, When it dawns on them that we had actuall... Read

Blaming Islam - III

A Muslim raised in the morality as revealed by the Qur&...Read

Indian media brokers

Journalists who think independently are having a bad ti...Read

Power Politics

Jammu and Kashmir has a huge potential to produce hydro...Read

Business

John Abraham urges film industry to visit Kashmir, por

John Abraham urges film industry to visit Kashmir...

'Mir Baseerat'

'Gulmarg, August 18:'Calling the film industry to portray not only the beauty but positive aspect of Kashmir in their films shot in the Valley, Bollywood actor John Abraham said that Kashmir is one of the most beautiful places in the world, which needs to be presented in a positiv... Read

Vlogers bust negative portrayal of ...

Srinagar Aug 18: Tourists, who enjoyed their travels to Kashmir at every...Read

4 sacrificial animal dealers arrest...

SRINAGAR, AUGUST 18:In the run-up to the occasion of Eid next week, a speci...Read

TISS, JKEDI hold 6-day Faculty Deve...

Pampore, Aug 18:A six-day Faculty Development Program (FDP) Saturday co...Read

Sports

Chukar Dukes, Umair trounces Bukhari Wagub, Real Madri

Chukar Dukes, Umair trounces Bukhari Wagub, Real ...

'Rising Kashmir News:'

'Kreeri:'In the ongoing ‘Shaheed Syed Shujaat Bukhari Memorial (SSSBM) Football League 7v7’ three matches were played on Friday and Thursday respectively at Higher Secondary School Ground, Kreeri.In the recent match, Chukar Football Club faced Bukhari Footb... Read

United FC plays 1-1 draw with Sheik...

Bandipora, Aug 18 (KNS):In the ongoing first Late Adnan Memorial Football Memor...Read

Under 19 T20 cricket league held in...

Srinagar:In an endeavour to hone cricketing skill of the Kashmir...Read

BN Gazi football tourney kicks off

Bandipora, Aug 17: Late Baba Nazeeb-u-ddin memorial football tourney kicke...Read

Viewpoint

Disability survey for researchers

Disability survey for researchers

'Altaf Hussain Haji'

''Disability is an impairment that may be cognitive, developmental, intellectual, mental, physical, sensory, or some combination of these. It substantially affects a person's life activities and may be present from birth or occur during a person's lifetime. Disa... Read

Road ahead for PDP

sheikhshabir518@gmail.com The world of politics is foug...Read

Marriage and its regalia

Matrimony, as ages have known it, is the legalisation o...Read

How inclusive is education in JK?

Inclusive education is to empower and rehabilitate disa...Read

Responses

Appeal to Governor

Appeal to Governor

'Dear Editor,'

''Through Rising Kashmir we want to appeal Governor NN Vohra to take strong action against corruption and nepotism that has been a hallmark of the two governments which are NC-Congress and PDP-BJP. In Kashmir when NC was in power there were many backdoor appoint... Read

Free, fair media

It's in our genes to trust what we see with our eyes. T...Read

Book Review

The book is more about the equations that the author h

The book is more about the equations that the aut...

'Daanish Bin Nabi'

''In the modernist literature, rarely comes a manuscript which is brimming with end-number of anecdotes and literarily rich words. One such manuscript is the book by the seasoned journalist and TV anchor Karan Thapar. The book is titled “Devil’s Advo... Read

Interviews

Mehbooba couldn’t deliver due to her incompetence: Ans

Mehbooba couldn’t deliver due to her incompetence...

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''The rebel Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) MLA Molvi Imran Raza Ansari in an exclusive interview with Rising Kashmir Op-ed Editor,Daanish Bin Nabitalks about a host of issues that laid the basis of contention between him and PDP high command. These issues range ... Read

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