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3 militants, woman killed in Handwara encounter

Javid Ahmad

Srinagar, Dec 11: Three militants were killed in an encounter and a woman died during the crossfire in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Monday.Sources said the gunfight broke out at midnight when police, army and CRPF men jointly laid cordon and search operation in Yunsu area of Handwara along Sopore-Kupwara highway following intelligence inputs about presence of some militants there. They said militants opened fire on the force personnel, who were zeroing-on in the areaRead
2 guards die in attack on JK Bank vehicle

2 guards die in attack on JK Bank vehicle

Shafat Mir

Shopian:Two private security guards of Jammu and Kashmir Bank were killed when suspected mili...Read

JK Bank chairman condoles death of bank guards

JK Bank chairman condoles death of bank guards

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Dec 11:J&K Bank Chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmed Monday expressed shock over the killing of...Read

Snow, rains lash Kashmir

Snow, rains lash Kashmir

Yawar Hussain

Srinagar, Dec 11:Snow and rains lashed across Kashmir leading to a rise in minimum temperature at most...Read

French journo arrested for violating visa rules

French journo arrested for violating visa rules

Javid Ahmad

Srinagar, Dec 11: A French journalist has been arrested by police in Srinagar for violating Indian visa...Read

SHRC seeks report from SHO P/S Kothibagh

SHRC seeks report from SHO P/S Kothibagh

Riyaz Bhat

Srinagar, Dec 11:State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) Monday sought a report from Station House Office...Read

Rahul Gandhi elected as Congress president

Rahul Gandhi elected as Congress president


New Delhi, Dec 11: Rahul Gandhi has been elected unopposed as Congress president, party's central electi...Read


Don't drag us into your domestic politics: Pak to...

Sajjad Hussain

Islamabad, Dec 11: Pakistan Monday dubbed as "baseless and irresponsible" attempts by Indian politicians...Read

Talk about Gujarat, not Pak: Cong to Modi

Talk about Gujarat, not Pak: Cong to Modi


Banaskantha (Gujarat), Dec 11:Hitting out at Narendra Modi for dragging Pakistan into the Gujarat elections, Congre...Read

Saudi Arabia lifts ban on public cinemas

Saudi Arabia lifts ban on public cinemas


Riyadh, Dec 11: Saudi Arabia Monday lifted a decades-long ban on cinemas, part of a series of social ...Read

Mehbooba praises Sheikh Abdullah

Mehbooba praises Sheikh Abdullah

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Dec 11: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday praised the administrative skills of oppositi...Read

Can’t direct JK Legislature to constitute State Minori

Can’t direct JK Legislature to constitute State M...


New Delhi, Dec 11: The Supreme Court Monday categorically said it cannot direct the state legislature of...Read

Farooq asks Modi to retain secular fabric, denounces r

Farooq asks Modi to retain secular fabric, denoun...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Dec 11:Former chief minister and National Conference president, Farooq Abdullah, Monday deno...Read


Jashn-e-Rekhta concludes with lively Qawwali performan

Jashn-e-Rekhta concludes with lively Qawwali perf...

'Abdul Bari Masoud'

'New Delhi:'The curtains came down on 4th edition of Urdu literary festival Jashn-e-Rekhta Sunday late evening with the Qawwali performance of Nizami Bandhu of Rockstar fame. The 3-day event attracted large number of Urdu-lovers and connoisseurs as well as over 90 disting... Read

HC grants ten days to Govt to file ...

Srinagar:Jammu and Kashmir High Court (HC) Monday granted ten da...Read

JK has to sustain as a compact, hom...

Jammu:The unity and integration of three regions of Jammu and...Read

Geelani expresses sorrow over killi...

Srinagar:Expressing sorrow over the killing and injuring peacefu...Read


Fire hit Baghe Mehtab families narrate woeful tales

Fire hit Baghe Mehtab families narrate woeful tal...

'Irfan Yattoo'

'SRINAGAR:'The devastating fire which rendered at least five families homeless at Bagh-e- Mehtab area of summer capital Srinagar Saturday morning, the families today narrated woeful tales, demanding help from government at this crucial juncture.Five families who had take... Read

KU’s ‘Sonzal’ begins with colourful...

SRINAGAR: Vice-Chancellor of University of Kashmir Prof Khurshid ...Read

SWC launches Helpline for Women

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir State Commission for Women (SWC) Mon...Read

Mentally challenged man missing in ...

Srinagar: Srinagar police seeks help of general public in tracing...Read


CS dismayed at pace of work on Banihal-Ramban highway

CS dismayed at pace of work on Banihal-Ramban hig...


'Srinagar/Jammu:'Expressing dismay over the sluggish pace of work on the upgradation of the arduous Banihal-Ramban stretch of Srinagar-Jammu national highway, the Chief Secretary, B B Vyas today asked the executing agency to immediately flag the issues hampering the work so th... Read

Govt announces winter vacation for ...

Srinagar:The Government Monday announced winter vacation in all ...Read

Army ‘thrashes auto-driver’ for ove...

Srinagar:An Auto driver was allegedly mercilessly beaten by the ...Read

SPCB carries out anti-polythene dri...

Srinagar:Jammu and Kashmir State Pollution Control Board Monday ...Read


Two held with 45 gram heroin at Gangyal: Police

Two held with 45 gram heroin at Gangyal: Police

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Jammu: 'Police on Monday claimed to have arrested two persons with 45 gram heroin at Gangyal. According to a police spokesman, based on intelligence inputs, a police team laid a special naka at Diagana camp near Gurudawar on Jammu-Pathankot highway. During checking, p... Read

Death toll in highway accident clim...

Jammu: With one more passenger succumbing to injuries, the dea...Read

Amid growing resentment, Govt issue...

JAMMU:Amid growing resentment among the nomads over the &ldqu...Read

Locals aghast over dilapidated cond...

Poonch: Belying tall claims of the government about providing b...Read


Disaster preparedness

Disaster preparedness


''A minor jolt was felt on Saturday after an earthquake of magnitude 4.7 (on Richter scale) hit the state. It was followed by another recorded on early Monday and of about the same intensity (4.5). In J&K state, which rests on a major fault line, even minor ... Read

Swine flu alert

People in Kashmir, especially the health care workers, ...Read

Drug despondency

With all kinds of medicine including the banned ones ea...Read


Fire incidents that have gutted houses, shops, commerci...Read


South Asia’s Rohingya predicament

South Asia’s Rohingya predicament

'D Suba Chandran'

''The ongoing Rohingya crisis in Myanmar has rekindled the debate over Statelessness at the international level, and raised questions on how to deal with them at the regional level in South Asia. Can there be a regional approach towards this great humanitarian p... Read

And the world stands disgraced agai...

US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerus...Read

Education and personality developme...

Education is a holistic process that cannot be confined...Read

Trump the Impostor

US President Donald Trump, the Republican playboy who r...Read


7 more districts to get PoS machines at FPSs by mid-Ja

7 more districts to get PoS machines at FPSs by m...

'Rising Kashmir News'

'JAMMU, DECEMBER 11: 'As a sequel to equip the fair price outlets with Point of Sale (PoS) machines to ensure added accountability and transparency, the government is going to launch this hi-tech facility in seven more districts.Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affair... Read

Tourism department celebrates Inter...

Srinagar, Dec 11:The department of Tourism Kashmir Monday celebrated Int...Read

Secy Cooperative reviews work of Co...

SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 11:Secretary Cooperative Bashir Ahmed Bhat today conducted...Read

J&K bags ‘Best State’ award in Punj...

SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 11:Punjab International Trade Expo PITEX 2017 declared the...Read


2 matches played in CRPF Football Cup

2 matches played in CRPF Football Cup

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Srinagar: 'Inter District CRPF Football Cup 2017 continued despite inclement weather. Morale of teams remained high and they insisted to play the matches as per scheduled. First match was played between Novelty FC and Jahangir FC which later won by 1-0. In the second mat... Read

JKMBA celebrates International Moun...

SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 10:Jammu and Kashmir Mountain and Biking Association in co...Read

Seer Sports, Tarzoo XI emerge victo...

Kreeri: In the ongoing MLA Sangrama Cup T-20 Tournament, two ma...Read


With an aim to protect mountains, its products, its re...Read


Is dissent necessary?

Is dissent necessary?

'Sheikh Attar/Palvi Singh Ghonkrokta'

'' Cogito ergo sum (I think, therefore I am) said Descartes stating that the very act of doubting one’s existence served as proof of one’s mind, supporting the assertion of an underlying thinking en... Read

Importance of Jerusalem for Muslims Once again Jerusalem is in news, b...Read

Nursing: Myths and reality When it comes to nurses, some s...Read

Skill development in Jammu Kashmir Skill and entrepreneurship devel...Read


10th Class Results

10th Class Results

'Dear Editor,'

''This is regarding the 10th class examination results which are declared weeks and sometimes months after the exams are over. Students have to wait for a long time to know the results. It is weird and unacceptable as today no examination competitive or non-comp... Read

Muslims in India

India is the third highest Muslim populated country in ...Read


Unemployment is the main source of psychological disord...Read

License suspension

This is in response to the news report titled “Li...Read

Art and Culture

Keeping Rabab alive a struggle for Kashmiri musicians

Keeping Rabab alive a struggle for Kashmiri music...

'Abhishek Saha'

'SRINAGAR -'When a friend left for Kabul in the summer of 2016, Nazir Ganaie, a Srinagar-based Press Officer with the government and music aficionado, lost no time in doing what he had been waiting for ages: order a rabab, a lute-like instrument having 16–17 strings... Read

Radio connects me to Rabab making, ...

BANDIPORA:For 55-year-old, Muhammad Abdullah Najar of north Kashm...Read

Art-Think, 2-day Kashmir Music Conc...

Srinagar:The two-day Kashmir conclave-2017 starting from Saturda...Read

Jashn-e-Rekhta: A passion project

In recent times, Delhi has shown an appreciation of Urd...Read




'Mansoor Peer '

'Srinagar:'The National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP), a centrally-sponsored scheme aimed to control tobacco use has proved to be a damp squib in Kashmir Valley as it remains restricted to two districts only while the Directorate of Health Services Kashmir (DHSK) is y... Read

 What do teenagers think about smok...

To understand the smoking habits of the youth and their...Read

Mushrooming of pharma comps worries...

Srinagar:Mushrooming of pharmaceutical companies is said to have...Read

Doctor bodies demand action against...

SRINAGAR:Seeking an apology from Sub District Magistrate over th...Read


Educationally Challenged

Educationally Challenged

'Yawar Hussain'

'SRINAGAR:'While the Minister for Education, Syed Altaf Bukhari has announced establishment of 17 new collages across the State, over twenty colleges continue to remain functional without permanent buildings.As per official documents of the education department, 22 degre... Read

In CM’s home district, Education De...

ANANTNAG:Notwithstanding its tall claims over overvaluing the ed...Read

‘Right career guidance to pave way ...

JAMMU: Minister of State for Education, Culture and Tourism, P...Read


MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION International Conference on Med...Read

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