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5 militants, 2 army men killed in Kupwara gunfight

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Feb 13: Five militants and two army men were killed and two other troopers injured in a fierce gunbattle  in Chowkibal area in border district of Kupwara on Saturday.“Army and police launched a joint operation in Zonreshi village, Chowkibal of Kupwara district last evening after receiving information about presence of some militants,” defence spokesman in Srinagar Colonel N N Joshi said.He said as the troops zeroed-in on a r ... Read

Why a student is not allowed to say what he belie...

PTI

New Delhi, Feb 13: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Saturday accused NDA government of "suppressing" ... Read

Left leaders meet Rajanth, demand release of JNU ...

PTI

New Delhi, Feb 13: Leaders of Left parties and JD(U) Saturday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and demand ... Read

Won't allow JNU to become hub of anti-national ac...

PTI

New Delhi, Feb 13: Joining the ongoing JNU row, Union MoS Home Minister Kiren Rijiju Saturday said the p ... Read

Geelani receives death threat from underworld don

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Feb 13: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani has received death threat from unde ... Read

Give Mehbooba more time to decide on govt formati...

PTI

New Delhi, Feb 13: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah Saturday said PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti ... Read

Govt order making Aadhar card compulsory challeng...

Sheikh Saleem

Srinagar, February 13: A lawyer has approached High Court praying for setting aside a government order that ... Read

News

Hundreds of employees rally towards Governor House

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu: Hundreds of employees on the call of Employees Joint Action Committee (EJAC) Saturday marched towards the official residence of Governor N N Vohra here to highlight their demands.The protesters had a scuffle with police following which many protesting employee ... Read

Party agenda, Mufti’s enlighteni...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: The agenda of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the en ... Read

Video surveillance for fair cond...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Divisional Commissioner (Kashmir) Asgar Hassan Samoon S ... Read

Police solves Dooru murder mystery

Muhammad Suhail

Anantnag: Police has arrested a 14- year-old boy for murdering hi ... Read

City

Dwellers cry over deteriorating Dal Lake

Marouf Gazi

Srinagar: For forty-year-old, Shahmaal, her home has turned into a graveyard.  Living in the interiors of the famed Dal Lake, Shahmaal recalls her good and bad memories.“I have grown on the Dal Lake with some beautiful memories with my family,” she recalls. “Today my ho ... Read

CRPF, Go Green participate in drive

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Paramilitary CRPF and Go Green today participated in cl ... Read

DC Srinagar for early completion...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone Satu ... Read

RTO asks mini-bus operators to f...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Regional Transport Officer, Kashmir today said that in ... Read

Kashmir

RD schemes pivotal for changing socio-economic profil...

Rising Kashmir News

JAMMU Advisor to the Governor Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today said the Rural Development Department (RDD) schemes are pivotal for changing the socio-economic profile of the rural areas.  He stressed the need for convergence of flagship schemes in rural development sector ... Read

Principal Commissioner IT calls ...

Rising Kashmir News

JAMMU Sangeeta Gupta, Principal Commissioner Income Tax, J&K, ... Read

Nayeem pays tributes to slain mi...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir National Front (JKNF) Chairman Nayeem Ahm ... Read

One dies, eleven injured in clas...

Muhammad Aslam Mir

Muzaffarabad: At least one political worker was killed and 11 others ... Read

Jammu

Vyas for expediting implementation of PM’s reconstruc...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu: Financial Commissioner, Planning and Development Department,  B B Vyas today called for early completion of procedural requirements for the projects to be taken up under Prime Minister’s Reconstruction Plan. Vyas enjoined upon the officers to ensure timely com ... Read

Chief Executive Officer meets La...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu: On the directions of the Governor N N Vohra, who is als ... Read

PDP, BJP pushed JK into politica...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu: Asking PDP-BJP combine to apologise the people of Jammu ... Read

Ex-VC of SKUAST-J booked for 'il...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu: Former Vice Chancellor of Sher-i-Kashmir University of ... Read

Opinion

Clash of Titans: Sanders and Trump

Saeed Naqvi

A Donald Trump-Bernie Sanders clash in the US Presidential elections could be God’s Gift to political cinema. Some outlines for a script come to mind: Clarence Darrow versus William Jennings Bryan, on two sides of the famous Monkey Trial in Dayton, Tennessee i ... Read

I only know the questions!

M.J. Akbar

As an enquiry, science has generally left me perplexed. ... Read

Valentine's Day: A festival of i...

Reyaz Ahmad Mir

Valentine’s Day has now assumed a full status as “Festi ... Read

Afzal Guru at JNU and beyond

Suhail Ahmad

Kashmir valley observed shutdown on the death anniversa ... Read

Editorial

Dialogue, the way forward

Continuous detention of separatist leaders is an issue that can snowball into a major polemic dispute. Senior leaders and activists of Hurriyat Conference are said to be placed under continuous house arrests on occasions of death anniversaries of Mohammad M ... Read

Substandard drugs

The sale of substandard drugs has been continuing acros ... Read

Punctuality Missing

In the first meeting of the State Administrative Counci ... Read

AFSPA outlives Mufti

The controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSP ... Read

Business

J&K organizes first ever open-jeep road show, rally i...

Rising Kashmir News

Ahmadabad: It was for the first time in the history of Kashmir when Valley’s travel agents organized road show on the streets of Ahmedabad on Saturday. Open jeeps and bikes decorated with flags, balloons and banners were used for the road show which saw participation of ... Read

Shah unveils JKTDC Calendar at T...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Secretary Tourism Govt of J&K/Managing Director JKTDC, ... Read

No compromise on food safety: Di...

Rising Kashmir News

SRINAGAR, FEBRUARY 13 Directing the concerned departments for intensifying ma ... Read

Use any tourism pic of Dal, gulm...

PTI

New Delhi, Feb 13: Tourism in Kashmir, which was hit by massive floods in ... Read

Sports

Neeraj’s blistering 64 steers BK Spinners to big win

Rising Kashmir News

Bajalta: Bhatyari Korga Spinners defeated Jagti Mian Dido Warriors while Kapotha Lions won a sensational match against Kanyala Warriors in the Maruti Suzuki Nagrota Premier League Tournament.Winning the toss at Bajalta play field in Nagrota, Jagti Mian Dido Warriors wo ... Read

J&K Ice Hockey Association to ho...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: The Kargil based J&K Ice Hockey Association is organizi ... Read

Valley’s athlete lauded after re...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: The members of J&K Hussaini Sports Club welcomed the Ta ... Read

Jandrah Khiladis, Jagti Hurrican...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu: Jandrah Khiladis defeated Jandyal Conquerors while Jagt ... Read

Viewpoint

Sedition: From Gandhi’s privilege to today’s hypocrisy

Qazi Ather

In the aftermath of the protests to commemorate the third anniversary of Afzal Guru who was convicted in 2001 Parliament attack after a murky trial. In words of the A P Shah Ex HC judge Afzal Guru's execution was politically motivated. The secret hanging an ... Read

Valentine's Day in Islamic persp...

Raashid ul Nabi Khan

In Islam there is no room for Valentine’s Day. It is cl ... Read

Unemployment and disempowerment ...

Fayaz Ganie

Either it is a matter of great delight or a terribly d ... Read

ReTs must not shy away from test

Dr Nazir Ahmad Gilkar

Rehber-e-Taleem, Rehber-e-Sehat, Rehber-e-Zirat, Rehbe ... Read

Responses

Paradigm shift in education

Dear Editor,

The education sector seems to attain more and more significance with each passing day. However, the mechanism adopted to ensure a change should always be democratic and inclusive. All stakeholders including administrators, parents, students, teachers and assoc ... Read

Brick kilns

Dear Editor,

It is disheartening to know that numerous brick kilns a ... Read

LAWDA’s failure

Dear Editor,

Lakes And Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) is an ... Read

Blaming India

Dear Editor,

Those who commit crimes in the eyes of courts have to f ... Read

North Kashmir

Govt fails to repair Wagoora-Darwa road, abandons dre...

Peerzada Aarif

Baramulla: Even after one and a half of year after September 2014 floods, government has failed to repair the Wagoora-Darwa road in  Baramulla and has abandoned the dredging work and construction of protection walls along Ningli nullah.The inhabitants of the area are sub ... Read

Bandipora gets contaminated water

M T Rasool

Bandipora The contaminated water of the Athwatoo Nahalla and adjo ... Read

Police foil burglary bid

Rising Kashmir News

Handwara The Handwara police have busted a gang of thieves  and ... Read

Scars of counterinsurgency refus...

M T Rasool

Bandipora The residents of Maliknar in Malangam block of Bandipor ... Read

South Kashmir

Police steps up online monitoring to check militant r...

Javid U Salam

Anantnag: The police have constituted special monitoring cells to prevent militancy related stuff from getting circulated  on the social networking sites. The move from security agencies came after militants started using the networking sites to lure the youth into thei ... Read

Govt to shift tribal students fr...

Javid U Salam

Pulwama: The authorities in Pulwama will shift students of Gujja ... Read

Dry weather to hit crop production

RK Bureau

Pulwama: The dry weather conditions in the ongoing winter season ... Read

CAPD employees accuse higher aut...

RK Bureau

Pulwama: The field employees of consumer affairs and public dist ... Read

Central Kashmir

Govt fails to repair damaged water pipes

Mir Liyaqat Ali

BUDGAM: Residents of a number of villages in Budgam are facing tough time due to damage to the water pipes resulting in leakages.However officials have failed to repair the leakages even as the matter was brought to their notice several times by local residents.  Even ... Read

Erratic power supply hits studen...

Irfan Raina

Ganderbal The unscheduled and frequent power cuts are taking a he ... Read

Budgam villagers protest suspens...

Mir Liyaqat Ali

BUDGAM: Demanding macadamization of Bemina- Mirgund road, resid ... Read

Illegal extraction of gravel, sa...

IRFAN RAINA

Ganderbal The Nullah Sindh, one of the main source of fresh water ... Read

Book Review

In search of lost spaces

Faisul Yaseen

Breaking Mazes: An Anthology of Kehwa Talks on KashmirEdited By: Peer Ghulam Nabi SuhailReview By: Faisul Yaseen Breaking Mazes: An Anthology of Kehwa Talks on Kashmir is a book edited by Peer Ghulam Nabi Suhail, Director of the Centre for Research and De ... Read

Of enflamed horizon, ruddy earth...

Rashmi Talwar

Danesh Rana’s debut novel, Red Maize, is a shout, an ex ... Read

Kashmir and Kashmiriyat

Shujaat Bukhari

With the changing dynamics of politics in South Asia an ... Read

Kashmiri literature enriched by ...

Ameen Fayaz

The author Ahad Hajini has produced the typical “loose ... Read

Interviews

State awardee Khurram runs South Asia’s biggest apple...

Faisul Yaseen

Khurram Shafi Mir, who runs the H N Agri Serve Pvt Ltd, a 5000-metric ton controlled atmosphere storage facility in Lassipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, likes to be called its managing worker. Mir, who was given the State Award for Exempla ... Read

‘Govt should focus on developing...

Tourism sector hasn’t recovered much after the 2014 flo ... Read

Official apathy takes away busin...

While traders across Jammu and Kashmir face massive iss ... Read

‘Jamaat is tired now’ Nawaz shou...

Love him or hate him, you just can’t ignore him. Syed ... Read

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