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739 killed in 30 months in JK: GoI

Javid Ahmad

Srinagar, Jul 18: A total of 739 persons were killed in the past two and a half years in Jammu Kashmir, Government of India said Wednesday.Minister of State for Home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said in the Rajya Sabha that of the 739 persons killed, 463 were militants, 205 government forces personnel and 71 civilians.A total of 256 incidents of violence took places in just six months of 2018, Ahir told Rajya Sabha.“One hundred militants, 43 forces personnel and 16 civilians have been killed in thRead
Law Commission examining sedition law scope: GoI

Law Commission examining sedition law scope: GoI

Rising Kashmir News

New Delhi, July 18:Minister of State for Home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir Wednesday said the Law Commission of...Read

Govt makes lawyer of Kathua rape-murder accused AAG

Govt makes lawyer of Kathua rape-murder accused A...

Yawar Hussain

Srinagar, July 18:After the government appointed the defence lawyer of the accused in the Kathua gang r...Read

Rewarding rapist defenders shocking violation of spiri

Rewarding rapist defenders shocking violation of ...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, July 18:Former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti Wednesday said rewarding those who defend allege...Read

Cable operators asked to block Pak, Saudi channels

Cable operators asked to block Pak, Saudi channel...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, July 18: The Jammu and Kashmir Home department has warned cable operators here of action for f...Read

Shopian villagers accuse Army of thrashing civilians,

Shopian villagers accuse Army of thrashing civili...

Javid Sofi

Shopian, July 18: Army went on a rampage in Mochwara village on south Kashmir’s Shopian district ...Read

Charge-sheet against Farooq political vendetta?

Charge-sheet against Farooq political vendetta?

Yawar Hussain

Srinagar, July 18:Days after Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) charge sheeted former Chief Minister...Read

NC back to its roots

NC back to its roots

Sameer Showkin Lone

Srinagar, July 18: Sensing polarization may play its role in the upcoming elections in Jammu Kashmir, Na...Read

Congress picks Karra for powerful CWC

Congress picks Karra for powerful CWC

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, July 18: In a first, the Congress has picked a senior politician from Kashmir, Tariq Hameed Ka...Read

Highway land donors get rates fixed by Hari Singh 83 y

Highway land donors get rates fixed by Hari Singh...

Riyaz Bhat

Srinagar, July 18: The land donors of several districts of Kashmir Wednesday said National Highway Autho...Read

Sajad meets Governor

Sajad meets Governor

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, July 18: Former minister and MLA Handwara, Sajad Gani Lone Wednesday met Governor Narinder Nat...Read

No construction without Army’s NOC around Kaluchak: Go

No construction without Army’s NOC around Kalucha...

Press Trust of India

Jammu, July 18:Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday said orders had been passed for immediate ...Read

Proposal to amend RTI Act under GOI consideration

Proposal to amend RTI Act under GOI consideration

Rising Kashmir News

New Delhi, July 18:The Government of India (GoI) is considering a proposal to amend the Right to Informa...Read

News

Govt to introduce e-pharmacy in hospitals to ensure tr

Govt to introduce e-pharmacy in hospitals to ensu...

'Mansoor Peer'

'Srinagar, July 18:'The health sector in J&K is expecting an overhaul, with health authorities proposing to introduce online pharmacy in all hospitals in the state to ensure transparency and accountability during the distribution of drugs to patients.A senior official in the ... Read

Forces action in south Kashmir ulti...

Srinagar, Jul 18:APHC (M) Wednesday expressed serious concern and resent...Read

SHRC pulls up govt for violating ri...

Srinagar, July 18:The State Human Rights Commission on (SHRC) Wednesday s...Read

Masjid Angan to Pachar road await m...

Baramulla: The authorities have failed to undertake macadamization...Read

City

Urdu poetic collection Aatish Bajan released at Cultur

Urdu poetic collection Aatish Bajan released at C...

'Rabiya Bashir'

'Srinagar, July 18:'Aatish Bajan, an Urdu poetic collection written by Shabir Aariz which features the hidden feelings of a person living in a disturbed situation was released on Wednesday here at the Conference Hall of Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art Culture and Languages (JKAA... Read

Students, teachers should be ambass...

Srinagar, July 18: Students and teachers should be ambassadors for maintai...Read

Samoon inspects Wool Board, Sheep H...

Srinagar, July 18: Principal Secretary Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Transpo...Read

LAWDA launches demolition drive

Srinagar, July 18: A demolition drive was launched by the Lakes and Waterw...Read

Kashmir

PSA detainee Noor Khan’s death in Jammu jail evokes co

PSA detainee Noor Khan’s death in Jammu jail evok...

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Srinagar, July 18:'J&K High Court Bar Association Srinagar, expresses its grave concern over the death of 70 year old Ghulam Hassan Malik alias Noor Khan, who, died in custody on Tuesday.Malik died at Government Medical Hospital, Jammu, a day after he was shifted to Hospital... Read

It is judicial killing, says TeM

Srinagar, July 18: Terming the death of senior pro freedom leader Ghulam H...Read

JKDFP expresses shock, cautions oth...

Srinagar, July 18:Expressing deep shock over the passing away of 66 year ...Read

Release all political prisoners: NF

Srinagar, July 18:Jammu Kashmir National Front has stressed upon governme...Read

Jammu

DC Rajouri reviews achievements under RD schemes

DC Rajouri reviews achievements under RD schemes

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Jammu: 'District Development Commissioner Mohammad Aijaz Asad on Wednesday took a comprehensive review of performance of Rural Development Department including implementation of flagship schemes and programmes, an official said. He said that the meeting was attended b... Read

DC Rajouri reviews achievements und...

Jammu:District Development Commissioner Mohammad Aijaz Asad o...Read

Injured woman succumbs, toll climbs...

Jammu:A 50-year-old woman, who was injured in the Siar Baba w...Read

Ensure buildings are optimally loca...

SRINAGAR:Governor N.N. Vohra, Chancellor of the Shri Mata Vaishn...Read

Editorial

Roads and unattended objects

Roads and unattended objects

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''With road mishaps taking the highest toll in the form of frequent accidents, traffic and other authorities must wake up and remove the obstacles. Earlier, there were orders to remove the unattended material, mostly the construction material, on roads that had ... Read

Police, politics and promises

On July 13, the top cop DGP S P Vaid appealed the peopl...Read

Marriages delayed

The mass marriage ceremony of 105 couples from various ...Read

Drug trafficking

The assistance extended by the central government to st...Read

Opinion

Football proved to be a great leveler

Football proved to be a great leveler

'Akmal Hanan'

''The greatest and formidable sports event on earth – the FIFA World Cup concluded in Russia on Sunday with France beating Croatia 4 – 2 in the final. Large number of sports fans visited Russia to watch the football spectacle. There were reports that... Read

Time to redefine the role of our im...

There has been an exponential increase in the number of...Read

The Road to Hell-sinki: Trump, Puti...

When this commentary goes online, Trump would have alre...Read

UN report on HR violations

The release of recent report on Human Rights violation ...Read

Business

Guv for one point screening of trade vehicles

Guv for one point screening of trade vehicles

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Srinagar, July 18:'Governor N. N. Vohra chaired a high level meeting to review issues relating to LoC Trade and identify existing systems and procedures in the LoC Trade framework which require improvement or change.B.B. Vyas and Vijay Kumar, Advisors to Governor; B.V.R. Subrahm... Read

JKEDI holds awareness program exclu...

Pampore, July 18: Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institut...Read

KCCI concerned over prohibition of ...

Srinagar:President Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry Javi...Read

J&K KVIB organizes awareness camp u...

Anantnag, July 18:Jammu and Kashmir Khadi and Village Industries Board to...Read

Sports

Police Football Tournament to begin on Friday

Police Football Tournament to begin on Friday

'Syed Rukaya'

'Srinagar:'The 16th J&K Police Martyrs Memorial Football Tournament 2018 will likely kick off on Friday at Astroturf ground, Srinagar. The tournament is being organized by J&K Police under the aegis of Jammu and Kashmir Football Association (JKFA).In this regard,... Read

DPS Budgam to have Indoor Sports Co...

Dehli Public School Budgam is soon going to have a one-...Read

WBFI, VMS organizes 3-day workshop ...

Srinagar, 17 July:The three-day workshop, first of its kind in Jammu and ...Read

SP School lifts Kashmir Harvard int...

Srinagar, July 17:SP Higher Secondary School lifted the Kashmir Harvard I...Read

Viewpoint

Shujaat Bukhari: A warrior for a negotiated peace

Shujaat Bukhari: A warrior for a negotiated peace

'Saifuddin Soz'

''saifuddinsoz984@gmail.com Shujaat Bukhari was needed for Kashmir. His was a voice for a vigorous dialogue between Kashmir and central government and Delhi’s power elite. He had imagined that the first and foremost thing that the government of India could... Read

Impediments to our scientific resea...

mbgugjoo@gmail.com Scientific research and its applicat...Read

Backwardness and development of Jam...

altafhh@rediffmail.com Backwardness is defined as lack ...Read

Human without rights—II

mmshuja@gmail.com It all depends upon the situation pre...Read

Responses

SKIMS exam

SKIMS exam

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''Dear Editor, Through Rising Kashmir I want to make an appeal to the Registrar of SKIMS, Soura. I am one of the applicants of the PhD examination to be held on July 17, 2018. I have been in touch with the administration and the staff. We have a very deep appreh... Read

Summer vacations

This is regarding the announcement of summer vacations ...Read

Postponed exams

Dear Editor, This is to bring to your kind notice that ...Read

Summer vacations

This is regarding the announcement of summer vacations ...Read

Book Review

Best concise book on Kashmir’s history

Best concise book on Kashmir’s history

'Dr.Ajmal Shah'

'' shahajmal7@gmail.com Spanning over 5000 years of history and historiography, a timely book “Kashmir: Glimpses of History and the Story of Struggle” by Prof.SaifuddinSoz has brought some new facts to life and is much talked in media and academic ci... Read

Importance of water in modern socio...

errizwan1996@gmail.com The authorRao Farman Ali is one...Read

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