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Braid chopping protests get fierce

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: The protests over the incidents of braid chopping got intense as people thrashed the army men and also set a vehicle on fire while youth indulged in clashes with the governmentforces across Kashmir.Protestors thrashed three army soldiers and set their vehicle on fire after checking their identity cards at Akhal Kangan area of Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. As per eyewitnessesthree Territorial Army (TA) personnel travelling in a private Santro car (JK01R-6187) Read

We have no evidence: DGP

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Oct 17:Director General of Police S P Vaid Tuesday said police has no evidence to probe the ...Read

Teams formed in Shopian to maintain vigil, counse...

Rising Kashmir News

Shopian, Oct 17:District Magistrate Shopian, Mohammad Aijaz Tuesday constituted a district-level comm...Read

Incompetent admin fails Rs 1580 Cr Jhelum Tawi re...

Faisul Yaseen

Srinagar, Oct 17:The State government has only spent Rs 2.15 crore of the Rs 1580 crore (US 250 millio...Read

Mob sets on fire slain PDP worker’s house in Shop...

Shafat Mir

Shopian:A mob Tuesday set on fire the house of slain PDP Halqa president and former sarpanch,...Read

Govt revokes attachment of JDI Kashmir

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Oct 17: The government Tuesday revoked the attachment order of the Joint Director Information...Read

Unite to foil evil designs: Farooq to people

PTI

Srinagar, Oct 17:Opposition National Conference's president and Lok Sabha member Farooq Abdullah Tuesd...Read

SERC completely defunct

Sameer Showkin Lone

Srinagar:The State Electricity Regulatory Commission (SERC) established in 2000 with an aim to...Read

Mehbooba for early completion of Katra-Banihal ra...

Rising Kashmir News

NEW DELHI, OCTOBER 17:Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who is New Delhi, called on the Railway Minister, Piy...Read

Custody of 7 separatists extended till Nov 14

Agencies

New Delhi, Oct 17:A court here on Tuesday extended till November 14 the judicial custody of seven Kashm...Read

China to speed up construction of power project i...

PTI

Beijing, Oct 17: China plans to complete ahead of schedule a USD two billion hydropower project in Pak...Read

No let up in braid chopping, clashes persist

Javid Ahmad

SrinagarClashes erupted across Kashmir as there was no let up in the braid chopping incidents...Read

Teachers directed to escort students to exam cent...

Yawar Hussain

Srinagar, Oct 16:The State Institute of Education (SIE) has directed principals and headmasters of gov...Read

News

HC grants Govt 4 week time to file response in Batwara

HC grants Govt 4 week time to file response in Ba...

'Insha Latief'

'Srinagar:'Jammu and Kashmir High Court (HC) Tuesday directed State government to file a counter affidavit against a liquor shop.An application was filed by advocate Mian Abdul Qayoom against a liquor shop running at Batwara, Sonwar.The division bench comprising Chief Ju... Read

Kamran's family wants CM to interve...

Pulwama: Kamran Yousuf, a 21-year-old, photojournalist from Taha...Read

Geelani expresses grief over Doda a...

Srinagar: APHC (M) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani Tuesday expressed s...Read

Karan Singh expresses shock over re...

Srinagar:Member of Parliament and senior Congress leader, Dr Kar...Read

City

2-years-on, illegal construction continues under SMC’s

2-years-on, illegal construction continues under ...

'Yawar Hussain'

'Srinagar:'A building is under construction at Shutra-Shahi locality here for two years even though the High Court and the enforcement wing of Srinagar Municipal Corporation objected to its construction.The construction is going on at a two-minute walk from the Corporati... Read

Vaccinate for swine flu by October ...

Srinagar: As Kashmir valley’s first swine flu case of this ...Read

City boy builds bridge fountain as ...

Srinagar:Waseem Hassan Raja of downtown Srinagar tried to convin...Read

Orientation workshop held for new r...

Srinagar:An orientation and introductory workshop of the newly r...Read

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Kashmir

For 8 years, Govt playing Tuk Tuk at Tulla Mulla

For 8 years, Govt playing Tuk Tuk at Tulla Mulla

'Hakeem Rouf'

'Ganderbal, Oct 17:'Established in 2009, the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) has been functioning from rented accommodations at three temporary campuses in Srinagar city.At the proposed site of the university campus at Tulmulla in Ganderbal district, the work is going at the ... Read

Guv chairs state managing committee...

Srinagar, October 17: Governor N N Vohra, President, Indian Red Cross Society...Read

Zulfkar reviews stock supply positi...

Jammu:Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affair...Read

Two trucks carrying illegal timber ...

Bandipora:Forest Protection Force (FPF) seized two trucks loaded ...Read

Jammu

Pakistani youth arrested while crossing IB in Jammu

Pakistani youth arrested while crossing IB in Jam...

'Press Trust of India'

'Jammu:'A 22-year-old Pakistani man was arrested on Tuesday from along the International Border in Suchetgarh sector of R S Pura here soon after he crossed over to this side of the fence, a BSF officer said. During questioning, the man, identified as Ali Raja, said th... Read

Mattoo pitches for industry-oriente...

JAMMU:Advisor to Chief Minister, Prof. Amitabh Mattoo, on Tue...Read

Girl raped by 3 men in Jammu, 2 hel...

Jammu: Three men allegedly abducted a 17- year-old girl and ra...Read

Zulfkar calls for rationalization, ...

JAMMU: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affair...Read

Editorial

Militant recruitments

Militant recruitments

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''Police authorities have flagged consistent militant recruitments as a major concern. The government forces have renewed their call for the militants to lay down their arms. As a counter-insurgency strategy, police is targeting the top militant leadership to en... Read

GST hits handicrafts

Kashmir’s famous handicrafts are facing a new cha...Read

Private affairs

Two years ago the then health minister Chaudhury Lal Si...Read

Unfair means

Students who would copy answers from others or carry fr...Read

Opinion

Right age to marry?

Right age to marry?

'Akmal Hanan'

''A lot has been said and written on the practice of child marriages all over the world. Over 14 million girls identified as minors are annually believed to be forced into marriages the world over. In India alone, as revealed by the Supreme Court recently, there... Read

Joshua and Caitlan

The story of Joshua and Caitlan – a Canadian-Amer...Read

Kashmir is suffering from brain dra...

Kashmir has been suffering from brain drain for a long ...Read

Is Hindu Rashtra unnecessary?

How indistinguishable the Congress ideologically is fro...Read

Business

Hoteliers Club demands golf course for Sonamarg

Hoteliers Club demands golf course for Sonamarg

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Sonamarg:'Jammu and Kashmir Hoteliers Club Tuesday resolved to work as a unit for the promotion of tourism and the development of the tourist resorts like Gulmarg, Pahalgam and Sonamarg.In an extra ordinary meeting here at Sonamarg, Chairman J&K Hoteliers’ Clu... Read

Bukhari visits Kargil, reviews hort...

Kargil: Minister for Horticulture Syed Basharat Bukhari Tuesday...Read

Govt to introduce special train coa...

Srinagar, Oct 17:Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday met Union Ministe...Read

Basheer elected Kashmir Fruit Assoc...

Bashir Ahmad Basheer has been elected uncontested Presi...Read

Sports

SFA wins super division match

SFA wins super division match

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Srinagar, Oct 17:'In the ongoing State Football League-2017, three matches of Super and Premier Division leagues were played at Synthetic Turf TRC here on Monday. In the first Super-Division match played at Synthetic Turf TRC, State Football Academy (SFA) junior beat Jhelum Spo... Read

Sports Council to upgrade, renovate...

Srinagar:After the 2014 floods damaged some portion of the Baksh...Read

Young Iqbal, J&K Bank, Real Kashmir...

Srinagar, Oct 16:In the ongoing State Football League-2017, four matches...Read

Baba Gulsher Memorial Cricket Tourn...

Srinagar, 16:Baba Gulsher Memorial Cricket Tournament organised by t...Read

Viewpoint

Unconditional allegiance and the divide

Unconditional allegiance and the divide

'Shaafi Syed'

''shaafi567@gmail.com It was Moulvi Mohammad Yusuf Shah who selected the Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah as leader of the Association and introduced him to the public. Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah then started delivering the public speeches and demanded the government serv... Read

Robbing Kashmir’s green gold

hjfarooq@rediffmail.com I don’t think it is judic...Read

Misreading Sir Syed

Indian Express “This man (Sir Syed) is erring and...Read

Braid Chopping: Acceptance not accu...

mudasirfirdosi@gmail.com Kashmiri women, once again, ar...Read

Responses

On braid chopping

On braid chopping

'Dear Editor,'

''The air of the Valley is “smogged” by panic created by braid choppers. Our women folk are in deep stress. The phenomenon is not new for us. We have witnessed nocturnal goons (Bhoot) in 90s. We successfully overcame every assault with the grace of A... Read

Power cuts

This is regarding the power cuts that people of Kashmir...Read

Lie detection

This is regarding the victims of braid chopping being p...Read

Begging in Kashmir

This is regarding the problem of begging that has held ...Read

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