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Govt foils Mirwaiz’s ‘Eidgah Chalo’

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 21: The government Thursday foiled Eidgah march called by Hurriyat (M) to mark death anniversaries of two of its slain leaders by enforcing tough restrictions in downtown and placing curbs on Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and other leaders of his conglomerate.The police and CRPF men were deployed in strength in areas falling under six police stations in downtown. The cops had placed barricades and concertina wires on the roads lea ...

Geelani's passport application cannot be processe...

PTI

New Delhi, May 21: Government of India (GoI) Thursday said the passport application of Hurriyat Conference ( ...

No differences with PDP: BJP MP

SYED AMJAD SHAH

Jammu, May 21: The ruling BJP MP and State president Jugal Kishore Sharma  Thursday said Government of I ...

Seeking Indian passport a compulsion: Huriyat (G)

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 21: Huriyat Conference (G) Thursday termed the controversy over issuance of passport to Syed ...

Mufti orders PDD to purchase additional 250 MWs o...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 21: In order to overcome increased demand of power during holy month of Ramadan and peak summ ...

286 MLD sewage flows directly into water bodies f...

Junaid Kathju

Srinagar, May 21: An estimated 286 million litres of sewage flows directly into water bodies in the state e ...

Parrikar arriving on 2-day visit to review securi...

PTI

Srinagar, May 21: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will arrive on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir on ...

News

Mufti for recycling of waste in eco-friendly manner

Rising Kashmir News

SRINAGAR: Emphasizing upon total recycling and reuse of garbage waste in an environmentally-sound manner, Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Thursday stressed upon J&K Economic Reconstruction Agency (ERA) to use state-of-the-art technologies in their ongoing solid was ...

Court asks Govt to come clear on...

Sheikh Saleem

SRINAGAR: High Court has asked state government to disclose their ...

Bilal-led PC commemorates death ...

Rising Kashmir News

Handwara: Peoples Conference led by Bilal Gani Lone Thursday held ...

PSA slapped on 2 drug peddlers i...

Rising Kashmir News

Bandipora: Authorities Thursday slapped Public Safety Act (PSA) on ...

City

Stray Dogs: A never ending story in Kashmir?

By Authint News

SRINAGAR: Dog menace has become a part of everyday conversation in Kashmir. Why not? Srinagar, the summer capital, has registered the highest number of dog bite cases in India.Over all this there was recently a debate in the region's Legislative Assembly on canine terro ...

IMPCC stresses DDK, RK to sharpe...

SRINAGAR: The Inter Media Publicity Coordination Committee (IMPCC ...

Speaker LA meets CM

SRINAGAR: Kavinder Gupta, Speaker Legislative Assembly, met the C ...

CUK Chancellor calls on Governor

SRINAGAR: Dr. Srikumar Banerjee, Chancellor of the Central Univer ...

Kashmir

Govt will soon clear admin, financial mess NC-Cong co...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: The administrative mess and financial liabilities were backlog of NC-Congress coalition which will be cleared soon through visionary planning, better management and better control.This was stated by PDP General Secretary Nizamudin Bhat while addressing a day l ...

PCC organizes blood donation cam...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: On the occasion of 24th death anniversary of former Pri ...

Hurriyat (G) concerned over ‘thr...

Srinagar: All Parties Hurriyat Conference (G) today expressed con ...

Man dies in bear attack at Faqir...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: A delegation from Faqir Gujree said the man whose resid ...

Jammu

JKNPP stages dharna against BJP-PDP coalition Govt

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, May 21: Accusing the BJP-PDP state government of 'hoodwinking' the people of Jammu over the issues of AIIMS and artificial lake project, the Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) today staged a day-long dharna outside the office of the State Human Rights C ...

Man dies after falling from train

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, May 21: A man died after falling from a running train in Kathua ...

Yatri dies of heart attack in Katra

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, May 21: A pilgrim of Mata Vaishno Devi died of heart attack in ...

Highway closed for vehicular tra...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, May 21: The 300-km long Jammu-Srinagar national highway, connec ...

Opinion

Congress in wrong direction, again

Zafar Choudhary

Of all the actors in Jammu and Kashmir’s mainstream political Opposition, Congress stands better chances of revival and return to the power equations when such a time comes, whether in 2020 or even before that. But the path adopted post-defeat ‘reinvigorate ...

Congress in wrong direction, again

Zafar Choudhary

Of all the actors in Jammu and Kashmir’s mainstream pol ...

Instead of rail links why not Jh...

Malik Zahra Khalid

Recently a debate was triggered in media on an initiati ...

Fake degrees and making monkeys

D. Suba Chandran

Few days before, Declan Walsh published a story in The ...

Editorial

Turnaround in Govt schools

We often hear about the dismal performance of government schools in class 10 and 12 examinations. The recently announced class 10 (regular) results were no different. As many as 27 government schools have recorded zero pass percentage though it sounds bette ...

Admin juggle

On the occasion of government formation the two coaliti ...

Expedite probe in 2010 killings

More than four years have passed when 128 youth were ki ...

Prioritize Health

Official response to the outbreak of Hepatitis C in sou ...

Business

Srinagar to get cocoon cold storage plant

Rising Kashmir News

New Delhi, May 21: A high-tech digital cold storage plant will be installed in Srinagar to hibernate silkworm seed for the promotion of silk industry in the state. Union Minister for Textiles, Santosh Kumar Gangwar said J&K will get all technical and financial support to develop ...

GoI releases Rs 40 Cr for high b...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 21: Minister for Animal Husbandry Sajad Gani Lone has said ...

HDFC Bank inaugurates branch at ...

Rising Kashmir News

Pattan, May 21: HDFC Bank announced the launch of its 72nd branch in Ja ...

JK Bank asked to expedite implem...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: With a view to introduce new schemes for increasing fru ...

Sports

JKP organising national cycle race in Srinagar

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 15: Jammu and Kashmir Police is organizing a national level cycle race in Srinagar. The event would witness a large participation of youth in “Pedal for Kashmir” cycle race on May 31, 2015.This was disclosed by Inspector General of Police (Armed), Shafkat Ali Wata ...

JKP forms committees for cricket...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 15: Inspector General of Police, Kashmir SJM Gillani today ...

SAI brings extensions center to ...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 15: The Sports Authority of India in collaboration with J&K ...

Reasi sports meet in full swing

Rising Kashmir News

REASI, MAY 14- The District level Inter-Zone competitions, being organ ...

Viewpoint

Renaissance of Muslims—III

Prof Hamid Naseem Rafiabadi

Afghani, however, failed to realize that the reforms he believed in could not be won without a severe internal struggle in which unity must be the first casualty. The ‘Islam’ he sought to defend was a civilization, a faith and an allegiance rather than a caref ...

System of long working hours is ...

Dr Fiaz Fazili

Long hours and working overnight are common in many pro ...

Challenges for women

Rifat Sakeena

John Keats has right said, “A thing of beauty is a joy ...

Mismanagement of Education in Ka...

Arshid Majid Rather

While conceiving the thought of writing down this artic ...

Responses

Reaching SKIMS

Dear Editor,I want to appeal honorable minister of transport to extend service to SKIMS so that people can easily reach the hospital. Situated in Soura, SKIMS is a premier hospital to register and treat hundreds of critical patients in a month. People living n ...

Encroachment

Dear Editor,This is regarding the issue of encroachment ...

Our industries

Dear Editor,Progress and the growth rate of industries ...

Crumbled roads

Dear Editor,In 9th class I read about ancient civilizat ...

Interviews

Historic archives of Radio Kashmir are safe: Humayun ...

Syed Humayun Qaisar, who is a famous in Kashmir valley as a broadcaster, was recently appointed Director Radio Kashmir Srinagar. He is a man gifted with many talents yet humble. Qaisar in a chat with Rising Kashmir’s Daanish Bin Nabi says cricket has helpe ...

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 ...

I try to reclaim my roots throug...

Siddhartha Gigoo is the author of two books of fiction ...

Book Review

A book for those entering wedlock

Raashid Ul Nabi Khan

The book “I WANT TO MARRY, BUT” is about importance of Nikah (marriage). The book is the second book by the author. The author has presented his work beautifully and his style of writing is wonderful and it keeps the readers attached to its pages. In his work ...

A dandy collection of poems

Waseem Majazi Prof. Vihang A. Naik, is an anthologized ...

Proclamation for Governor’s rule

Srinagar, Jan 9: Governor N N Vohra Friday issued proclamation for Gover ...

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