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Can’t tolerate Pak flags, slogans on Indian soil: Rajnath

SYED AMJAD SHAH

Jammu, May 27: Taking strong exception to the waving of Pakistani flags and raising of pro-Pakistani slogans in some recent rallies in Kashmir, Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh Wednesday said such incidents will not be tolerated and those involved will be severely dealt with.Closed markets and empty roads greeted the home minister who came to Jammu to address a rally as part of the ongoing 'Jan Kalyan Parv', as the city observed ...

Jammu up in arms over AIIMS row

SYED AMJAD SHAH

Jammu, May 27: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s visit to Jammu was marked by a complete shutdown on W ...

Shutdown against BJP? Not really!

Zafar Choudhary

Architect of Jammu’s all shutdowns over last three decades, the BJP had to eat its own pi ...

GoI likely to announce Rs 10000 Cr relief package...

Sheikh Ahmed

New Delhi, May 27: Government of India (GoI) is expected to announce  financial package of around 10,000  cr ...

Govt replaces CM monitoring cell with FU cell

Ishfaq Naseem

Srinagar, May 27: The government Wednesday disbanded the Chief Minister’s monitoring cell and replaced it w ...

Local media a laundry shop to clean govt’s dirt: ...

Junaid Kathju

Srinagar, May 27: JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik Wednesday said local media has become a laundry shop o ...

Govt to introduce cultural education in schools f...

Manzoor-ul-Hassan

Srinagar, May 27: The state government has decided to introduce a permanent component of cultural education ...

News

Short of funds, KU seeks Army’s financial help

Sumaiya Yousuf

Srinagar, May 27: To meet its infrastructural development needs in wake of acute fund shortage, University of Kashmir has sought financial help from Indian army and corporate sectors like HDFC Bank.  “Being a state-run institution, we have a legacy of infrastructural difficulti ...

PIL seeks direction to Govt for ...

Sheikh Saleem

Srinagar, May 27: Following the deaths of four pregnant women in District ...

Malik to launch Jail Bharo agita...

Junaid Kathju

Srinagar, May 27: JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik Wednesday accused go ...

Politicians influence transfer o...

SRINAGAR: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Wednesday said the tr ...

City

‘Curbing social evils need holistic approach’

Rahiba R Parveen

SRINAGAR: Students from across various government and private schools on Wednesday set the stage rocking with the debating event.The daily Rising Kashmir in collaboration with Green Valley Education Institute, Elahi Bagh in collaboration with organized an inter-school s ...

For prosperity, speak Kashmiri: ...

Rahiba R Parveen

SRINAGAR: Vice-Chancellor, University of Kashmir, Khurshid Iqbal ...

SCD demands grievance redressal ...

SRINAGAR: Society of Consultant Doctors (SCD) today urged Ministe ...

“Stay away from pressures from r...

Manzoor-ul-Hassan

Srinagar, May 27: Anika Shabir of Tral in South Kashmir, who topped the C ...

Kashmir

Rajendra seeks details of CCTNS project

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: Director General of Police (DGP), K Rajendra has sought details regarding the implementation of Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System (CCTNS) project in a meeting held here today. State Empowered Committee (SEC) meeting held at Police Headquarters (PHQ) a ...

Altaf reviews pace of work on Qa...

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: Minister for Public Works Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari W ...

MLA Homeshalibugh for greater pu...

Rising Kashmir News’

kulgam: Chairing first meeting of officers of various line depa ...

Power shutdown

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: Power Controller, Power Development Department, Kashmir ...

Jammu

Army ready to face any challenge: GOC 16 Corps

Rising Kashmir News’

Jammu, May 27: The Army today said that it was fully ready to face any challenge that may emerge in the future and ready to counter the same with all its might. General Officer Commanding (GOC) of Nagrota-based 16 Corps of the Army, Lt Gen K H Singh said this at the core gro ...

Congress accuses BJP-PDP govt of...

Rising Kashmir News’

Jammu, May 27: Congress on Wednesday accused the Jammu and Kashmir gov ...

Arms cache recovered in Reasi

Rising Kashmir News’

Jammu, May 27: The security forces today busted a militant hideout and ...

Standing Committee on Defence to...

Rising Kashmir News’

Jammu, May 27: A high-level Parliamentary Committee on Defence headed ...

Opinion

Why some conflicts never end?

D. Suba Chandran

Afghanistan, Balochistan, J&K, Northeast and Sri Lanka – the list of long continuing conflicts in the region is substantial. Why don’t they come to end, despite different governments, generations and changing political environments at regional and internati ...

Kashmir in Modi’s first year

Shujaat Bukhari

On Tuesday (May 26) Narendra Modi completed one year in ...

Talks can only fix Yemen

Manish Rai

A United Nations’ sponsored Yemen peace conference that ...

A Critical Assessment

M M Ansari

The impact of quality education, training and research ...

Editorial

Debate on Policies

The term ‘policy’ has sadly become banal with governments doing little to revive their status. Policy as a set of decisions or course of action to meet specific objectives seems to have lost its sheen in local governance. Both the governments and the people ...

Compensate flood-hit

State government has miserably failed to compensate the ...

Refrain from politicking

Since the declaration of state assembly election result ...

A revised plan

Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh, on the sidelines of ...

Business

Kashmir handicrafts loses glitter, exports decline

Ridha Akhoon

Srinagar, May 25: Kashmir’s famed handicraft which has attracted buyers from over the world is fast losing sheen due to official ‘apathy’ and the greed of the locals.While government has failed to nurture artisans, businessmen are also not giving enough returns to them. Many in ...

Single window system to promote ...

Srinagar, May 27: Underscoring the need of promoting local entrepreneurs, ...

Flat water rafting begins at Gul...

Srinagar May 26: With an aim to inculcate a spirit of river rafting and ...

Legal Metrology dept imposes pen...

Srinagar, May 27: The respectable citizen of the Anantnag district lodged ...

Sports

Ghani Gliders begins cricket tourneys

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR, MAY 23: JK Sports Development Association Saturday organized a one day cricket match between Ghani Gliders Reds and Ghani Gliders Blues.GG Blue won the toss and decided to field first. While batting first, GG Red scored 195 while losing all wickets in 38.2 overs. In r ...

Adil wins cycling championship

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR, MAY 23: J&K Sports for All Association an organization for deve ...

Kothi Bagh School organizes trek...

SRINAGAR, MAY 23: To infuse spirit among the girl students of the Governm ...

District Level Inter-School Cric...

REASI, MAY 23- The district-level inter-school under-17 (Boys) cricket ...

Viewpoint

People of Kashmir ought to be careful

Shoeb Hamid

We are forced to believe that the people of Jammu have decided to launch a campaign against the reported or rumoured shifting of what has been labelled as AIIMS from Jammu to Srinagar. The label – All India Institute of Medical Sciences – makes the whole pr ...

A Saint who synergized the conce...

Dr Qazi Haroon

O, My beloved Listen to the shrieks of my bleeding ...

Value the health of villagers

Sheikh Shabir

I live in a village and very well understand life of a ...

An Open Letter from Dog

Dr Ijtaba Shafi

My name is Rocky (name changed) and I live in Boston, U ...

Responses

Travel document

Dear Editor, The Right to travel within state and out of state is considered one among the fundamental freedoms possessed by the person by virtue of human nature and as such is given by the people unto themselves or is identified by the International Com ...

Sopore attack

Dear Editor, The attack on telecom office in Sopore ...

Reviving education

Dear Editor, The tragedy in education is played in t ...

Salaries withheld

Dear Editor, It is a miscarriage of justice that sal ...

Interviews

Tripartite dialogue only way forward: Fazal

Fazal Haq Qureshi is the founder of People’s Political Front and a known separatist leader in Kashmir. A former militant chief and co-founders of the Al Fatah, Kashmir’s first insurgent group, Qureshi insists on resolving Kashmir conflict for lasting peace ...

Historic archives of Radio Kashm...

Syed Humayun Qaisar, who is a famous in Kashmir valley ...

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 ...

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 tribute to India’s religious b...

Bilal Parray Hassan Suroor’s book India’s Muslim Sprin ...

A fascinating read

Sumaiya Aadil Shah Gushing Fountain: A Collection of P ...

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