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Pak ready for unconditional dialogue with India: Sharif

Manash Pratim Bhuyan

Valletta (Malta), Nov 28: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has indicated that Pakistan is ready for a dialogue with India without pre-conditions for sustainable peace, according to Pakistani TV channel Geo News.Sharif is said to have given this indication during a meeting with his British counterpart David Cameron on the sidelines of Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) here yesterday.The channel reported that Sharif said Pakistan inte ... Read

Indian forces can't defend against militants: Farooq


Jammu, Nov 28: Asserting that entire Indian security forces would not be able to defend the nation f ... Read

ISIS is a live threat: GoC

Sumaiya Yousuf

Srinagar, Nov 28: Army’s top commander in Valley on Saturday said the ISIS is a live threat that cannot ... Read

Culture of tolerance not taking root in India: Baig

Faisul Yaseen

Srinagar, Nov 28: Member of Parliament and ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader, Muzaffar Hussa ... Read

Baig OK with ‘younger sister’ Mehbooba taking ove...

Faisul Yaseen

Srinagar, Nov 28: Describing Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President, Mehbooba Mufti as his younger si ... Read

HC initiates contempt proceeding against top offi...

Sheikh Saleem

Srinagar, Nov 28: Jammu and Kashmir High Court has initiated contempt proceeding against Financial Comm ... Read

CM seeks advice to boost JK’s travel industry

Rising Kashmir News

Pahalgam, Nov 28: Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Saturday called for a fresh roadmap to reinvig ... Read


NASA’s Mars mission inspires Kashmir youth


Srinagar: Shuaib Shafi, Shahnawaz Koul and Api Athar Abdali started working on a dream project last year as a part of their B-Tech final semester. The trio continued working independently till this summer and after tireless efforts of more than one year they have come u ... Read

Farooq’s statement meaningless, ...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Terming the recent statement of National Conference chi ... Read

Abdullah’s statement historicall...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Terming the statement of former chief minister and NC p ... Read

Remarks far from reality: Shah

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Strongly reacting against the remarks made by Farooq Ab ... Read


Polytechnic students stage protest against ‘poor’ eva...

Rising KashmirNews

Srinagar: Government Polytechnic students Saturday staged a protest demonstration at Press Enclave against Technical Board for announc¬ing “poor results”. Raising anti-Board slogans, protestors de¬manded rechecking, revaluation of papers and announcement of new results. ... Read

Ashraf Mir directs for demolitio...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development, Mo ... Read

DC asks officials to expedite wo...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: The Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Farooq Ahmad Lone tod ... Read

VC stresses on importance of dis...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: A seminar on Perspectives on History of Jammu and Kashm ... Read


ReT teachers stage protest in B’la, demand salaries, ...

Peerzada Aarif

Baramulla: Hundreds of Rehbar-e-Taleem  (ReT) teachers Saturday staged protest demonstration at district headquarters Baramulla  against the failure of government  to release the salaries of SSA Teachers and delay in regularization of ReTs.The teachers under the banner o ... Read

Network of flood channels to be ...

Rising Kashmir News

Kupwara: Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Abdul ... Read

AMK lecture series reaches Gande...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Asking students to adopt Kashmiri as their first langua ... Read

AIP organizes all parties meet t...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: An all-party meeting called by AIP President and MLA La ... Read


Jitendra Singh flays Farooq for statement over PaK

Rising KashmirNews

Kathua , Nov 28: Union Minister of State in the PMO, Jitendra Singh Saturday flayed the statement of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah that "PaK is part of Pakistan"."How did the National Conference (NC) leader forget that when Indian Parliament unanimous ... Read

10th class student raped in scho...

Rising KashmirNews

Jammu, Nov 28 : A class 10 student was allegedly raped by a 35-year-old ... Read

Anti-drug rally gets overwhelmin...

Rising KashmirNews

Jammu, Nov 28 : An organisation of young professionals from various wal ... Read

Major development City projects ...

Rising KashmirNews

Jammu, Nov 28 : Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Dr Pawan Kotwal today c ... Read


Whodunnit: truth behind Turkey downing a Russian plane

Saeed Naqvi

Turkeman tribesmen, on the Syrian side of the border with Turkey, calling themselves the Syrian Liberation Army, are actually in harness to protect routes on which oil tankers have been plying regularly from Syria to Turkey for the Western market. This smug ... Read

NC and non-Muslims


The birth anniversary of Sher-e-Kashmir shall be obser ... Read

The great ‘Clash of Civilization...


It’s been two weeks since the deadly Paris attacks shoc ... Read

Joining the militant ranks

Daanish Bin Nabi

On November 26, Bijbehara, the hometown of Chief Minist ... Read


A welcome ruling

The High Court decision presuming a disappeared person dead has evoked appreciation. This is the solution and this can solve the problems of the half widows and the kith and kin of the disappeared persons. The aggrieved families can settle down to their normal ... Read

Dark winter

State government has failed to carry out the reforms in ... Read

Violence against women

International Day for the Elimination of Violence again ... Read

Climate Change victim

On November 30, 2015, the 21st session of the Conferenc ... Read


‘Onus on IAF to ensure landing in poor visibility at ...

Mir Liyaqat Ali

Srinagar: Member Parliament and Chairman Advisory Committee Tariq Hameed Qarra Friday said onus of facilitating landing of the aircraft late evening and in poor visibility at Srinagar airport was on defense ministry.Qarra told Rising Kashmir that despite taking up the i ... Read

Defense control of Srinagar airp...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Travel Agents Association of Kashmir (TAAK) has flayed ... Read

KEA opposes shifting of Batamalo...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) has strongly opposed th ... Read

Houseboat Owners hail CM

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Kashmir Houseboat Owners Association have hailed Chief ... Read


Governor inaugurates 61st National School Games

Rising Kashmir News

JAMMU: Governor N.N. Vohra inaugurated the 61st National School Games-2015-16 organized by the Directorate General, Youth Services & Sports, here at M.A. Stadium today. Imran Raza Ansari, Minister for Technical Education and Youth Services & Sports, was the Guest of ... Read

Athletics Championship concludes

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: District Srinagar Athletics championship 2016, which wa ... Read

J&K to host 61st National School...

Rising Kashmir News

JAMMU: 61st National School Games in the sports discipline of ... Read

AIFF releases football calendar

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: The All India Football Federation has released its ‘Cal ... Read


The life and times of Robert Thorpe

Ashiq Hussain Bhat

On November 22, 1868 Lieutenant Robert Thorpe was found dead in mysterious circumstances in Srinagar on foothills of Koh-e-Suleiman. He had been murdered. However, he was not the only British who got assassinated in Kashmir during 1860s. George Hayward, ... Read

Letter to Geelani Sahab

Dr Qayum Hamid Changal

Respected Geelani Saheb It was so good that after l ... Read

Marriage and role of parents

Er. Naseer Ahmad Sofi

A conjoiner called marriage is what we all fancy about ... Read

Concept of service in Islam—II

Prof Hamid Naseem Rafiabadi

Islam consists of three elements: System of beliefs, wo ... Read


Airline services

Dear Editor,I had to travel from Delhi to Srinagar and due to bad weather and furthermore due to irresponsible attitude by Indigo particularly hundreds of Srinagar-bound passengers faced tremendous problems. My flight was scheduled from Delhi to Srinagar at 8: ... Read


Dear Editor,The state government has been in a state of ... Read

Erring evaluator

Dear Editor,This is regarding the unfortunate case of s ... Read

Shahgund village

Dear Editor, I live in Shahgund village, in Bandipora d ... Read

North Kashmir

Govt fails to make Pattan trauma hospital functional

Peerzada Aarif

Baramulla: The trauma hospital-cum-sub district hospital in Pattan has missed  deadlines evoking resentment among people.Started in 2004, trauma hospital would have catered to the people of entire North Kashmir.  However due to delay estimated construction cost of Rs 23. ... Read

BRO expresses displeasure over t...

M T Rasool

Bandipora The transporters and local residents have taken an exce ... Read

JKGCWF opposes reservation policy

RK Bureau

Bandipora The members from Civil Society, Trade Unions and employ ... Read

Army organizes medical camp, edu...

RK Bureau

Kupwara: In a bid to improve availability of medical cover to th ... Read

South Kashmir

Work on DH Shopian drags on for years

Muhammad Suhail

Anantnag: The wok over the District hospital (DH) in Shopian has dragged on for years leaving residents devoid of healthcare facilities. The deadline of the project has been revised many a time and it was scheduled to be completed in 2012, after the 100-bed facility was ... Read

Govt announces Dooru model hospi...

Muhammad Suhail

Anantnag: State government has announced the setting up of a mode ... Read

Encroachments go unabated in Pul...

Javaid u Salam

Many water bodies in Pulwama district have shrunk due t ... Read

Govt fails to act against rising...

RK Bureau

Pulwama: State government has failed to take action over the ris ... Read

Central Kashmir

Ganderbal faces unscheduled power cuts


Ganderbal: The residents of Ganderbal are up in arms against the Power Development Department (PDD) for subjecting them to unscheduled power cuts. The power outages have become a major concern here and despite the matter being brought to notice of Authorities many a time ... Read

Div Com launches sanitation week...

RK Bureau

Ganderbal: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Asghar Samoon, accomp ... Read

Attacks by wild animals go up in...


Ganderbal: The wildlife animals have wreaked havoc in Ganderbal wi ... Read

CB orders inquiry into Budgam la...

Rising Kashmir News

Budgam The Crime Branch (CB) Friday ordered an inquiry over us ... Read

Book Review

A legible book of political history

Naveed Qazi

The book “From The Ruins of Empire” intrigues due to its non conformism which the author conveys honestly in his analysis of contemporary Asian political history. “Brilliant…shows modern history as it has been felt by the majority of the world’s population ... Read

A bold account of Kashmir conflict

Shujaat Bukhari

“Yout Taam Saer Paeth Gou” is the latest creative work ... Read

Khayal Qalam : Kashmir Ki Waadi

A thought provoking anthology Dr Rafiq Ahmad Banday The ... Read

Book traces the left and the rig...

Sheikh Saleem

Human rights lawyer, activist and writer Nandita Haksar ... Read


‘Jamaat is tired now’ Nawaz shouldn’t have attended M...

Love him or hate him, you just can’t ignore him. Syed Ali Geelani has been the face of the resistance movement in Kashmir and some believe the most pricking thorn in the eye of New Delhi. Known for his unwavering stance on Kashmir issue, he is seen as a haw ... Read

‘Syama Prasad Mookerjee’s dream ...

After 2014 Lok Sabha poll debacle, the grand old party ... Read

‘Separatists are weak, sentiment...

Rising Kashmir news

Srinagar PDP should have went for re-elections instead of going ... Read

Develop Kashmir as ‘must-see-man...

To promote tourism and woo travelers back to Valley aft ... Read

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