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Blow to PDP: ‘Hurtful’ Baig lends support to ‘son...

Yawar Hussain

Srinagar, Nov 20: In a major blow to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), its senior leader and Member of Parliament Muzaffar Hussain Baig Tuesday announced that he would join Sajad Gani Lone-led ‘third front’ if Lone shows interest.“Peoples Conference is like home to me and Sajad is like my son,” Baig said addressing a news conference here.The Member of Parliament (MP) from north Kashmir’s said the ‘third front’ should be encouraged “to put PDP on notice for Read
Lone humbled by ‘favourite uncle’

Lone humbled by ‘favourite uncle’

Junaid KathjuSrinagar, Nov 20: Peoples Conference (PC) Chairman Sajad Lone Tuesday sa...Read

Top Hurriyat leader Hafizullah shot dead in Anantnag

Top Hurriyat leader Hafizullah shot dead in Anant...

Shafat Mir

Achabal (Anantnag), Nov 20:Unknown gunmen on Tuesday shot dead a top separatist leader, Mir Hafizullah, at his r...Read

JRL calls shutdown on Thursday, protests Friday

JRL calls shutdown on Thursday, protests Friday

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Nov 20:The Joint Resistance Leaders (JRL), Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Dr. Mohammad Umar Faroo...Read

4 Hizb militants, para commando killed in Shopian gunf

4 Hizb militants, para commando killed in Shopian...

Javid Sofi

Shopian, Nov 20:Three recently recruited militants were among four Hizbul Mujahideen militants killed...Read

 Militants attack CRPF camp

Militants attack CRPF camp

Rising Kashmir News

Pulwama, Nov 20:Militants Tuesday evening attacked CRPF camp in Newa village of south Kashmir's Pulwa...Read

Govt forms panel for selection of vacant posts in JTFR

Govt forms panel for selection of vacant posts in...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Nov 20: The Governor’s administration Tuesday accorded sanction to the c...Read

Ladakh MP cites

Ladakh MP cites 'false' promises, unwise decision...

Jammu, Nov 20:Days after resigning from the BJP's primary membership, Lok Sabha MP Thupstan Chhewan...Read

JK witnesses 71.1% voting

JK witnesses 71.1% voting

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu,Nov 20: Chief Electoral Officer Shaleen Kabra said 71.1 per cent voted in the second ...Read

Ballots prevailed over bullets in Kashmir: Modi

Ballots prevailed over bullets in Kashmir: Modi

Rewa, Nov 20: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said ballots have prevailed over bullets in Jamm...Read

 Is State going to have PDP-Cong Govt backed by NC

Is State going to have PDP-Cong Govt backed by N...

PTI

Srinagar, Nov 20:In a potentially far-reaching realignment of political forces in Jammu and Kashmir, t...Read

Kashmir

Hafizulla’s killing widely condemned

Hafizulla’s killing widely condemned

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Srinagar, Nov 20: 'Condemning the killing of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat leader Mir Hafizullah in Anantnag, United Jihad Council chairman and Hizb supremo Syed Salahuddin on Tuesday called it a “handiwork of agencies.”While expressing anguish over Hafizullah’s killing, ... Read

School bus turns turtle at Bemina, ...

Several students suffered minor injuries after a school...Read

HC directs govt to file status repo...

Srinagar, Nov 20:Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Tuesday directed state ...Read

KEF, JKNF team express solidarity w...

Srinagar, Nov 20:A four-member team of Jammu Kashmir Editors Forum (JKEF...Read

News

PDD’s curtailment schedule shocks consumers

PDD’s curtailment schedule shocks consumers

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'Srinagar: 'The newly issued electricity curtailment schedule by Power Development Department (PDD) has left consumers shocked as Kashmir region will face 6-14-hours of load shedding.“This has become a habit of government. Rather than finding an alternative, they (G... Read

HC directs Govt to submit status re...

Srinagar:Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Tuesday sought status r...Read

JKSSB cancels 71 selections

JAMMU:Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board (JKSSB) on T...Read

Mirwaiz extends greetings to people...

Srinagar:Extending greeting to the people on Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi...Read

City

Delay in faculty result declaration of 19 specialities

Delay in faculty result declaration of 19 special...

'Mansoor Peer '

'Srinagar, Nov 20:'Dearth of staff at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Soura continues to haunt patients as there has been a considerable delay in declaration of results of Professors and Assistant Professors for its 19 departments.The institute in October t... Read

Rag pickers exposed to dermal, ches...

Srinagar, Nov 20:Rag pickers, who collect trash from garbage sites in Sr...Read

IGP Kashmir releases book ‘Police P...

Srinagar, Nov 20: IGP Kashmir, S.P Pani Tuesday released a book ‘Po...Read

IGP Traffic for strengthening traff...

Srinagar, Nov 20: With an aim to strengthen traffic enforcement and regul...Read

Jammu

Stress on creation of modern infrastructure in JDA col

Stress on creation of modern infrastructure in JD...

'Rising Kashmir News'

'JAMMU, NOVEMBER 20: 'Advisor to Governor, Kewal Kumar Sharma, asked the Vice Chairman JDA, PS Rathore, to stress on the creation of modern infrastructure in JDA colonies and other commercial places besides undertaking new projects as per the needs of the local population.According... Read

‘Strengthening, restructuring cadre...

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 20: Commissioner Secretary, Forest, Ecology & Environme...Read

Advocacy workshop on water sanitati...

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 20:Reiterating Governor Administration’s commitment ...Read

Over 280 projects approved for fund...

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 20:Principal Secretary Finance, Navin K Choudhary on Tuesd...Read

Editorial

Road widening

Road widening

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''Despite high level meetings and the pressing demands by the top admin officials to remove bottlenecks and enhance smooth traffic by widening Srinagar-Jammu highway, very little has actually been met on the pragmatic roadmap. The most perturbing concern, which ... Read

Officials and land grabbers

As part of its anti-encroachment drive, DFO Anantnag Fo...Read

Drugs and resistant bugs

World Antibiotic Awareness Week WAAW, a week in Novembe...Read

Inspect fuel stations

Surprise inspections of petrol pumps in the state by of...Read

Opinion

Power crisis: Who is responsible?

Power crisis: Who is responsible?

'Nasir Ahmad'

''With the onset of winter the usual saga of power woes has already started, and people in the valley are struggling to fight the cold and dark days as well as nights with whatever substitutes are available. In fact it is the beginning of the distressing power c... Read

Sustaining democracy in South Asia

Last week, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih took the oath as the s...Read

What the Fox and Grapes story reall...

Remember the Fox and the Grapes story? I am reminded of...Read

Arab turnaround: Saudi Crown Prince...

The ghoulish murder of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi ...Read

Business

Flight passengers flying out of JK airports can carry

Flight passengers flying out of JK airports can c...

'Sabreen Ashraf'

'Srinagar, Nov 20:'After over two decades the travelers can now fly out of the airports in Jammu and Kashmir along with a cabin bag like travelers carry at other airports. The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) recently amended the norms that barred airline passengers from... Read

Tourism bodies condole Khanday’s de...

Prominent tourism associations of Kashmir have condoled...Read

Co-operative Week celebrations, clo...

Srinagar:An impressive function was held at the corporate office...Read

Urs of Baba Daryadin celebrated

Ganderbal:The Annual Urs Mubarak of Hazrat Baba Daryadin (RA) was...Read

Sports

adidas, FC Bayern Munich to host 6th edition of Bayern

adidas, FC Bayern Munich to host 6th edition of B...

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'New Delhi, Nov 16:'The sixth edition of the FC Bayern Youth Cup, an under-16 seven-a-side inter-school football tournament, is set to kickstart from November 24 across six cities in India. The FC Bayern Youth Cup - a joint initiative by adidas and Germen giants FC Bayern - will ... Read

Mega motorbike rally flagged off...

Jammu:A group of sixteen young bikers kick-started their jour...Read

Chairman LC for active participatio...

KARGIL, NOVEMBER 17:Chairman Legislative Council Haji Anayat Ali today high...Read

2 specially-abled Kashmiris eye Cri...

Srinagar, November 16:Two specially-abled youths from Kashmir qualified for f...Read

Viewpoint

Duplicitous education system under Dogras

Duplicitous education system under Dogras

'Suhail Ahmad Wani'

''Malcolm X said, “And just because you have Schools, Colleges and Universities doesn’t mean you have education.”&n Read

Elementary education and community ...

Much is talked and done about education in our state. I...Read

Geo-textiles: We must go beyond con...

Mankind has always craved for sophistication in order t...Read

Juvenile justice system in JK

The penologists define a child offender as a delinquent...Read

Responses

Power outages

Power outages

'Dear Editor,'

''This is regarding the frequent power outages in Kashmir during winters. Two decades ago when people started hearing about new power projects they thought their problems that surface during winters in the absence of electricity, will be over. Different power pr... Read

Enhancing skills

Skills enhancement is all about getting the skills you ...Read

 Rote learning     

Education is regarded to be the most important thing in...Read

Hospital Dev Funds

This is regarding news about HDF (Hospital Development ...Read

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