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Modi, Sharif to meet on sidelines of SCO Summit

Press Trust of India |

New Delhi, July 6: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif will meet on the sidelines of the SCO Summit in Russia on July 10. According to sources, the two leaders, who will be present in Ufa to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit, will be meeting on the sidelines of it.However, the details of the meeting were not specified. Modi, who is embarking on a six-nation visit today, will b ... Read

Pak targeted 6 BoPs, fired mortar shells along IB...


Jammu, July 6: Pakistani troops resorted to night-long firing and mortar shelling targeting six Bord ... Read

Govt replaces project team of RAMKY for fast-trac...

Ishfaq Naseem

Srinagar, July 06: The government has replaced the project management team of the RAMKY company with the ... Read

Except Geelani all others oppose GB merger in Pak...

Junaid Kathju

Srinagar, July 06: Jammu and Kashmir based political organisations across the political and ideological ... Read

Pak desperate to disrupt Amarnath Yatra: Dy CM

Rising Kashmir News’

Jammu, July 6: Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh Monday claimed that Pakistan was desperate to disr ... Read

Beware! You may be consuming carcinogenic food ad...


SRINAGAR, JULY 6: The sale of substandard and unhygienic food is going unabated across Kashmir valley w ... Read

Beigh asks Mufti to be wary of dream merchants

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR, JULY 6: Claiming that chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed is in a difficult situation, senio ... Read


Flash floods wreak havoc in Shopian; woman dies in Tr...

Rising Kashmir News

SRINAGAR, JULY 6: Cloud burst in Heerpora and Keller area of South Kashmir’s Shopian triggered flash floods in these areas, creating panic among the people living on the banks of Rambiara Nallah Shopian in south Kashmir.After flash floods, announcements were made over public ad ... Read

Govt to formulate new advertisem...

Rising Kashmir News

SRINAGAR, JULY 6: The state government has decided to formulate a New Adv ... Read

Govt to formulate new advertisem...

Rising Kashmir News

SRINAGAR, JULY 6: The state government has decided to formulate a New Adv ... Read

Bukhari reviews pace of dev work...

Rising Kashmir News

RAMBAN, JULY 06: Minister for Law, Justice, Parliamentary Affairs and Re ... Read


Drive against traffic violators tocontinue: Police

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police has cracked a whip on the traffic violations by two wheeler riders and even asked fuel sta¬tions to deny petrol to bikers not wearing crash helmets, claiming that 2324 vehicles were seized and 2374 challaned during 5 day drive. Police ... Read

Will bring visible change in tra...

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: Director General of Police (DGP), K. Rajendra Kumar has ... Read

Mufti govt’s approach towards Sr...

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: National Conference on Monday lashed out at the PDP-BJP ... Read

Lack of neonatal care in periphe...

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: Doctors Association Kash¬mir (DAK) today expressed shoc ... Read


10 persons sentenced to 10 yrs imprisonment for culpa...

Sheikh Saleem

SRINAGAR: A local court in Kulgam today sentenced ten persons to ten years imprisonment for culpable homicide.Principal Sessions  Judge Kulgam Subash C Gupta pronounced the judgment after he found ten persons guilty of attacking one Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din Bhat in an infamou ... Read

Speakers at JKYF seminar call fo...

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: As part of its mass awareness activities,  J&K Yateem F ... Read

‘GDC Kargil functions without li...

Sajjad Kargili

Kargil: Student Education Movement Kargil  (SEMOK) have announc ... Read

Mufti’s vision, skill, political...

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: PDP chief spokesperson Mehboob Beg today said, PDP is t ... Read


Four killed due to electrocution in Doda

Rising Kashmir News’

Jammu, July06: Four people were killed due to electrocution in separate incidents here, police said today. 30-year-old Kuldeep and 25-year-old Lakhan were electrocuted due to short circuit at a house in Shiva belt of Doda district last night, Police said today. They were tak ... Read

Border dwellers fear for lives a...

Rising Kashmir News’

Jammu, July06: Dwellers in the villages along the International Border ... Read

JKNPP accuses embezzlement of fu...

Rising Kashmir News’

Jammu, July06: The Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party today all ... Read

Arrangements for Eid-ul-Fitr rev...

Rising Kashmir News’

Kishtwar, July 06: In view of forthcoming annual Machail and Sarthal  Yatr ... Read


Witch-hunt of the Unlucky ‘11’

Niloofar Qureshi

One had expected that after Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar’s declaration that "terrorists have to be neutralised only through terrorists" the militant leadership would have become more alert and devise means to counter this new threat. However, ... Read

Dulat – The Fauq of Kashmir?

Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani

RAW and the broad spread of IB are an undeniable realit ... Read

Blind rage directed at Britons o...

Saeed Naqvi

The big burly peasants from Ganganagar in Rajasthan, g ... Read

The truth that we don't want to see

M.J. Akbar

Wake up. Smell the coffee. It is bitter with the acrid ... Read


Governance reforms

Come July and the government rapped across the knuckles of civil servants by terminating 63 senior and junior officers. The wanted action was on the cards as the new government had put special emphasis on removing the deadwood and empowering anti-graft bodi ... Read

Our waning songs

A 19th century American poet, Henry Wadsworth Longfell ... Read

Effective fund utilization

While chairing the District Development Board (DDB) mee ... Read

Destructive drugs

Four peddlers were arrested in Bandipora and large quan ... Read


Nanda left Govt job to serve as entrepreneur

Sheikh Saleem

Srinagar, July 04: A place where employment is scarce, having a government is truly a blessing. However, for Owais Nanda, having a permanent government job did not excite him. After serving in University of Kashmir and Rural Development Department, Nanda chose to call it quits w ... Read

J&K Bank opens ATM at Manzgam, K...

Khalid Shah

Srinagar, July 6 J & K Bank today inaugurated its ATM at Manzgam, Kulgam ... Read

Loud Beetle to hold Iftaar gathe...

Khalid Shah

Srinagar, July 6 A group of young men, led by a 22-year -old entrepreneu ... Read

1750 kg contaminated Pakistani d...


Srinagar, July 6 Food Safety department Monday inspected markets and Man ... Read


Karewa Cricket tourney begins in Kulgam

Rising Kashmir News

Kulgam, 04 Jul 2015 In an endeavor to nurture Cricket talent in Kashmiri Youth, the Army based at Kulgam is organising Karewa Cricket Tournament at Behibagh under the aegis of Chinar Corps. The event is aimed at upholding the sportsman spirit amongst the youth of the region and i ... Read

JKP to host National level water...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, July 4: As a part of its Civic Action Programme, Jammu and Poli ... Read

JKFA to organize Football Refere...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, July 4: JKFA is organize a Football Referee Seminar at Syntheti ... Read

Fair Selection is the Key

Mubashir Hassan

Summer is in full swing in the Northern Hemisphere and ... Read


Much ado about nothing

Samreen Mushtaq /Syed Rabe'a Bukhari

Amnesty International’s latest report on Kashmir ‘Denied: Failures in Accountability for Human Rights Violations by Security Force Personnel in Jammu and Kashmir’ is a clear manifestation of how the organisation has moulded Kashmir’s narrative to fit into t ... Read

Most misinterpreted religion

Malik Wasim

Islam is a widely misunderstood religion. Those who are ... Read

Of World’s Spy Masters and their...

Gowhar Geelani

India doesn’t have a rich history and tradition of memo ... Read

The Age of reservations is gone

Fayaz Ahmad Ganie

The best thing that the fathers of Indian nation could ... Read


Red tape attitude

Dear Editor, We request the editor of this newspaper to highlight the red tape-ism practiced in Kashmir Nursing Home, located at Gupkar Road. They keep everyone waiting citing the excuse that registration hour starts from 2 pm. While patients and their a ... Read


Dear Editor, This refers to the growing corruption i ... Read

Appeal to CM

Dear Editor, The visit of Hon'ble Chief Minister to ... Read

Protection not compensation

Prof Hamid Naseem Rafiabadi

Dear Editor, After destructive flood of September 20 ... Read

Ramadan Special

Ramadan: A guide to the Islamic holy month

Aisha Gani

Muslims around the world are preparing for the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. From waking up in the early hours for a quick bite and sip of water, to the waiting – date in hand – for the seconds to tick by until the call to prayer at sunset, why do Muslims fas ... Read

Fasting where the sun doesn't set

Marya Hannun

This week, with the start of Ramadan, Muslims from Indo ... Read

Want to enjoy Ramadan abroad?

Asma Ajroudi

While many people resort to long hours of sleep to avoi ... Read

6 things you shouldn't say to so...

Bilal Zafar

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar in w ... Read

North Kashmir

Women’s College Kupwara lacks permanent staff, runs f...

Shahjahan Afzal

Kupwara The degree college for women in Kupwara lacks basic infrastructure and the permanent staff badly affecting the education of the girls in the frontier district. The women’s college operates from 3 rooms and doesn’t have permanent teaching faculty for over 500 f ... Read

Govt intensifies anti-encroachme...

Peerzada Aarif

BARAMULLA The state government has intensified the  drive against ... Read

Baramulla dist admin fails to re...

BARAMULLA The Authorities have failed  to repair the damaged brid ... Read

Bandipora street lights defunct

M T Rasool

Bandipora: The street lights installed in 2103 at an expenditure o ... Read

South Kashmir

When South Kashmir drowned

After it poured unceasingly state government asked the people not to panic, but they became frenetic. As the water level rose in South Kashmir, people abandoned houses only to return back and find them turn into rubble. The floods smashed down houses, washed a ... Read

Houses damaged, bridges washed away

Muhammad Suhail

Anantnag: The flood caused extensive damage to public property no ... Read

Anger spills over

Muhammad Suhail

Anantnag: The residents in Anantnag town are miffed with the gove ... Read

Central Kashmir

Picturesque Doodhpathri turns den of ‘illicit activit...

Nazir Ganaie

DOODHPATHRI, BUDGAM: At a time when the State government was contemplating to develop various tourist destinations across Jammu Kashmir with high-standards and infrastructure, the Doodhpathri resort in central Kashmir’s Budgam district is virtually turning into a den of anti-s ... Read

Plundering Nallah Sindh


Ganderbal, June 24 Illegal extraction of sand, bajri, boulders from nallah ... Read

Ganderbal town stinks


Ganderbal, June 24 This central Kashmir town has turned into a dumping pla ... Read

Book Review

Murder mystery set in an ashram


‘Guruji’s Ashram’, the debut novel of Sunil Sinha, makes for an easy read. Sunil was born in Odisha, the state where his novel is set. His inspiration came from the many Gurus who accumulate millions in the name of God and peace. Since India has been roc ... Read

Book communicates the message of...

Prof Syed Habib

Lal Ded Revisited, hard bound, printed on good paper is ... Read

Not a bad read to know Geelani’s...

Gowhar Geelani

For his countless admirers Kashmir’s octogenarian Syed ... Read

A comprehensive read about Islam

Dr Tauseef Ahmad Parray

Although by now a ‘one–and-a-half-decade-old-event, the ... Read


Previous government did not take flood warning seriou...

In the second episode of Daily Rising Kashmir’s Live Chat on 28 June, 2015 Sonam Lotus, in-charge of the Meteorological Department in Kashmir, responded to people’s questions related to global warming, climate change, weather patterns, forecast, modern gadgets ... Read

Third party mediation on Kashmir...

Kapil Kak, retired Air Vice Marshal of the Indian Air F ... Read

‘Dukh to Hota Hai but I stay pos...

Gowhar Geelani

Parvez Rasool’s meteoric ascendency to stardom can be g ... Read

Even parents of disappeared can ...

GR Sufi has done MBA from University of Hull, England, ... Read

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