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Mobile services remain disrupted in North

Peerzada Aarif

Baramulla, May 29: Following the killing of two mobile vendors in Sopore town this week, mobile telecommunication services continue to remain disrupted in the township and adjoining areas in this North Kashmir district. Reports said except state-owned  BSNL, almost all the outlets of different telecom companies including Airtel, Aircel, Vodafone remained shut in Sopore, Sheeri, Pattan, Sangrama, Delina, Chandoosa, Kreeri, Wagoora and o ...

Attackers not identified yet: IGP

Sumaiya Yousuf

Srinagar, May 29: Police has said it has not identified the attackers involved in attacks on mobile vendors ...

No plans for talks with separatists: Rajnath

PTI

New Delhi, May 29: Government of India (GoI) has no plans "as of now" to hold talks with separatist groups o ...

Pak flags waved, BJP flag burnt in Shah’s rally

Muhammad Suhail

Anantnag, May 29: Pakistani flags were waved and BJP’s flag burnt during a rally of senior separatist leade ...

JKLF starts ‘Jail Bharo’ agitation

Junaid Kathju

Srinagar, May 29: JKLF Chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik Friday courted arrest along with 10 of his party men o ...

Govt not sincere to revoke AFSPA: Mirwaiz

Junaid Kathju

Srinagar, May 29: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday accused Mufti government of n ...

PDP-BJP govt’s survival difficult: Azad

PTI

Hyderabad, May 29: Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad Friday said the survival of the PDP-BJP coalition govern ...

News

Govt sitting on Rs 549.64 Cr road restoration project...

Sheikh Saleem

Srinagar, May 29: Roads and Buildings Department has forwarded a detailed project worth Rs 549.64 crore to government for permanent restoration of dilapidated roads in Valley due to floods, but authorities have received not a single in this regard.This was stated by Chief Engin ...

Several IAS, KAS officers transf...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 29 In a reshuffle state government Friday transferred Spec ...

Shopian remembers Asiya, Nelofar...

Muhammad Suhail

Srinagar, May 29: Protest demonstrations were held today in this south Ka ...

Parrikar’s statement has embolde...

Srinagar, May 29: Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society Friday said th ...

City

Cross-LoC trade to be made vibrant: CM

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Friday said that cross-LoC trade would be turned “vibrant” “Inclusion of banking and telecom facilities, people-to-people contact and introduction of luxury coaches will be taken up to facilitate the trade and people-to ...

SP College to start certificate ...

SRINAGAR: With a view to make value-addition to its course curric ...

Traffic dept issues diversion on...

SRINAGAR: In view of the Pedal for Kashmir race to be organized b ...

Expired cooking gas cylinders se...

SRINAGAR: The field executives of Legal Metrology Department unde ...

Kashmir

Hasan Shah Khuihami who traced missing rulers of Kash...

M T Rasool

Gamoora (Bandipora): A poet, historiographer and  historian who traced the missing kings of Kashmir in history, has been forgotten by Government and Cultural Academy as he lays buried in neglect here in north Kashmir’s Bandipora District.The cemetery of the State’s famous Historio ...

HC reprimands govt for failing t...

Sheikh Saleem

SRINAGAR: High Court (HC) has castigated authorities for failing ...

Forces use rape as a weapon to s...

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: Paying tributes to Asia and Nelofar, Jammu Kashmir Salv ...

Arrest culprits involved in Asiy...

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (F) chairman Javaid ...

Jammu

Police rescue abducted women, two kidnappers arrested

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, May 29: Three women who were allegedly abducted from different areas of Jammu and Kashmir have been rescued and two kidnappers arrested in Poonch district, police said on Friday.Acting on a complaint that a 16-year-old girl was abducted by one Fayaz Ahmed of Budgam di ...

VHP demands elaborate security a...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, May 29: VHP today demanded elaborate security arrangements for ...

Kashmiri Pandits have lost faith...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, May 29: Asserting that the issue of return and rehabilitation o ...

JE shifted for dereliction of duty

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, May 29: Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Sukhnan ...

Opinion

The ‘chutzpah’ argument to retain AFSPA in Kashmir

SUHAIL AHMAD

The stubborn political stance of India has been one of main causes for the intractability of Kashmir conflict.  Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) is a case in point. New Delhi has been dragging its feet on the revocation of the controversial law which ...

Discrimination against Muslims i...

Abdul Majid Zargar

The denial of job to a Muslim MBA graduate by a leadin ...

Two Highs, Too Many Lows

Zafar Choudhary

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government in New De ...

Violence against women going as ...

Malik Zahra Khalid

Domestic violence, dowry deaths, stalking of girls and ...

Editorial

Perilous Pellets

Amnesty International India has urged J&K government to end the use of pellet guns. Human rights activists have been expressing concern over the use of pellet-firing shotguns by police and paramilitary forces against demonstrations. Pellet gun cartridges co ...

Debate on Policies

The term ‘policy’ has sadly become banal with governmen ...

Compensate flood-hit

State government has miserably failed to compensate the ...

Refrain from politicking

Since the declaration of state assembly election result ...

Business

Supports business activity in JK: Rajan to Banks

Srinagar, May 29: Governor, Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Raghuram Rajan Friday asked Banks in J&K to create an environment for stronger business activity especially following devastating floods that damaged the economic pursuit of the people. He said concerted efforts are neede ...

Drabu pitches for lowering lendi...

Srinagar, May 29: Calling for the need of providing incentives for promot ...

Bottlenecks will be removed for ...

POONCH, MAY 29 The Minister for Industries and Commerce Chander Parkas ...

Everest Smart Steel Buildings fo...

Srinagar, May 28, 2015 The new age quick construction solution for residential ...

Sports

Ghani Gliders begins cricket tourneys

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR, MAY 23: JK Sports Development Association Saturday organized a one day cricket match between Ghani Gliders Reds and Ghani Gliders Blues.GG Blue won the toss and decided to field first. While batting first, GG Red scored 195 while losing all wickets in 38.2 overs. In r ...

Adil wins cycling championship

Rising Kashmir News’

SRINAGAR, MAY 23: J&K Sports for All Association an organization for deve ...

Kothi Bagh School organizes trek...

SRINAGAR, MAY 23: To infuse spirit among the girl students of the Governm ...

District Level Inter-School Cric...

REASI, MAY 23- The district-level inter-school under-17 (Boys) cricket ...

Viewpoint

His contributions to Kashmiri society

Saltanat Farooq

Markaz-i-Noor, Centre for Sheikh-ul-Alam Studies; University of Kashmir organized a two day seminar titled “Sheikh Hamza Makhdoom and his Contribution towards Kashmiri Society” on May 19 and 20. The seminar aimed at highlighting the life and contribution of ...

Islam got women out of oppression

Dr. Naseem Dar

The term woman is sometimes used to identify a female h ...

Renaissance of Muslims—IV

Prof Hamid Naseem Rafiabadi

Abduh has been described as an Egyptian reformer who so ...

Guns that hurt most

Dr Qayum Hamid Changal

Whichever school of thought we belong to, there is a ge ...

Responses

Pollution control

Dear Editor, Some weeks ago a report appeared in Rising Kashmir about Fisheries department launching anti-polythene campaign.  It was said to be part of the Swachh Bharat Mission initiated by the government of India. Fisheries department and LAWDA need t ...

Employees protesting

Dear Editor, Government employees are once again o ...

Corruption

Dear Editor, Corruption is a menace and a major thre ...

Travel document

Dear Editor, The Right to travel within state and ou ...

Interviews

Tripartite dialogue only way forward: Fazal

Fazal Haq Qureshi is the founder of People’s Political Front and a known separatist leader in Kashmir. A former militant chief and co-founders of the Al Fatah, Kashmir’s first insurgent group, Qureshi insists on resolving Kashmir conflict for lasting peace ...

Historic archives of Radio Kashm...

Syed Humayun Qaisar, who is a famous in Kashmir valley ...

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 ...

Book Review

A conundrum called Pakistan

Bilal Ahmad

Pakistan's achievements, though maligning, have always been overshadowed by its failures (failure of becoming a stable political entity of peace, progress and prosperity). Despite huge efforts by its founders to install a democratic nation, Pakistan is still i ...

A book for those entering wedlock

Raashid Ul Nabi Khan

The book “I WANT TO MARRY, BUT” is about importance of ...

A tribute to India’s religious b...

Bilal Parray Hassan Suroor’s book India’s Muslim Sprin ...

A fascinating read

Sumaiya Aadil Shah Gushing Fountain: A Collection of P ...

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