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6 LeT militants, IAF commando killed in Hajin gun...


Hajin (Bandipora), Nov 18: Six militants including two top commanders of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and a nephew of LeT chief Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi and an IAF Garud commando were killed in a fierce gunfight in Chandergeer village of Hajin in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Saturday.The gunfight erupted at Chandrageer Hajin area of Bandipora this afternoon when troops of 13 Rashtriya Rifles, police and CRPF launched a joint combing and search operation after receiving inputs about presence of militants thRead

Mugees was ideologically an ISIS man in Kashmir

Javid Ahmad

Srinagar, Nov 18: The chill, continuous downpour and restrictions imposed by the authorities could not ...Read

Rajnath asks Mehbooba govt to shift juveniles fro...


New Delhi, Nov 18:Home Minister Rajnath Singh has asked the Jammu and Kashmir government to move all ju...Read

Farooq dares Saffron groups to attack Pak


Jammu, Nov 18:Former Chief Minister and National Conference (NC) president, Farooq Abdullah, dared ...Read

Mehbooba writes to GoI, seeks more facilities for...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Nov 18:Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has pleaded for extending more facilities to the Hajj ...Read

Kashmir upper reaches witness snowfall

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Nov 18: The high-altitude areas in twin regions of Jammu and Kashmir regions witnessed heavy ...Read

Maha Kali temple co-exists with Khanqah

Maha Kali temple co-exists with Khanqah

Faisul Yaseen

Srinagar, Nov 18: The latter-day Kashmiri Pandits have started a vicious propaganda that the shrine of ...Read

Authorities’ foresee surge in H1N1 cases as death toll

Authorities’ foresee surge in H1N1 cases as death...

Mansoor Peer 

Srinagar: With seven people already dead due to the H1N1 virus, the AuthoritiesSaturdaypredicte...Read

‘Interlocutor must engage with separatists’


New Delhi, Nov 18:The experts Saturday said the Government of India (GoI9’s) special representati...Read

Mother’s love brings Majid back

Mother’s love brings Majid back

Javid Ahmad

Awantipora, Nov 17:A week after joining Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militant outfit, an ace footballer from so...Read


Mother's love prevailed: Mehbooba

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Nov 17:Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Friday said "mother's love prevailed" to get college st...Read

We respected the mother

We respected the mother's call: LeT

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Nov 17:Lashkar-e-Toiba chief Mehmood Shah Friday said the outfit respected the mother’...Read

Police officer, militant killed in Zakura gunfight

Police officer, militant killed in Zakura gunfigh...

Javid Ahmad

Srinagar, Nov 17:A police officer and a militant were killed and a Special Police Officer (SPO) injure...Read


Justice Magrey inaugurates sensitization program on Dr

Justice Magrey inaugurates sensitization program ...


' JAMMU, NOVEMBER 18: 'Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey, Judge, High Court of J&K,on Saturdayinaugurated sensitization program on Drugs and Cosmetics Act with the aim to strengthen the Judicial and Administrative Institutions. The 2-day sensitization program is being organized by the... Read

Farooq cautions against attempts to...

Jammu: National Conference (NC) president and Member Parliamen...Read

Geelani pays tribute to slain milit...

Srinagar: Hurriyat (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani Saturday paid t...Read

HC accepts petition seeking further...

Srinagar:J&K High Court (HC) admitted a petition filed by th...Read


Eco-friendly ban on burning leaves ‘not pocket-friendl

Eco-friendly ban on burning leaves ‘not pocket-fr...

'Irfan Yattoo'

'Srinagar:'Environmental, agricultural and sanitation experts have welcomed the recent order of banning the burning of fallen leaves and twigs in Srinagar this autumn season, but many residents decried lack of a viable alternative.The Corporation issued a notice on Novem... Read


Rising Kashmir asked people in Srinagar their opinion a...Read

Water rescue exercise held at Dal L...

Srinagar:Thirty-seven trainees carried out a water rescue exerci...Read

Khurshid Dalal is President Beopar ...

Srinagar:Prominent trader Khurshid Ahmad Dalal has been unanimou...Read



Several deputations meet CM, put up demands

Several deputations meet CM, put up demands


'JAMMU, NOVEMBER 18:'Several deputations met the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday brought their problems into her notice and sought their redressal.A deputation of youth from Pir Panchal area sought Hill Development Council status for the region to pace up its development... Read

Police arrests drug peddler in Awan...

Srinagar, November 18:On specific information a Naka was established in the j...Read

BARC conducts students’ scientific ...

Srinagar: As part of its students outreach programme, the Bhabha ...Read

Nayak interacts with progressive fa...

ANANTNAG, NOVEMBER 18: Principal Secretary Agriculture Production Department, ...Read


Drug menace a bigger challenge than militancy in JK: D

Drug menace a bigger challenge than militancy in ...

'Press Trust of India'

'Jammu: 'Jammu and Kashmir DGP, S P Vaid, on Thursday said that drug menace was a "bigger challenge" than militancy in the state and that contrabands were being "pumped from across the border".This year, the police have arrested 667 people in 542 cases under the Narcot... Read

Shiv Sena protests against Farooq A...

Jammu:Demanding resignation of National Conference president,...Read

Naidu, Irani hail JK media students...

Jammu: Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu and Union Minister for ...Read

2-day training prog on quality assu...

Jammu:A two-dayinternal assessors training on Quality Assuran...Read


NGT directions

NGT directions


''National Green Tribunal (NGT) has hit the headlines of all major dailies in the past few months and for right reasons. The unrelenting efforts of NGT to save the environment from further degradation have put many governments on toes in the recent past. It came... Read

Roads and deaths

In nine months 692 people have died and over 5000 injur...Read

Shutting internet

The internet services are often being shut down in Kash...Read

PDD failure

With the Commissioner Secretary Power Development Depar...Read


BBC investigation exposes US, UK, Saudis protecting IS

BBC investigation exposes US, UK, Saudis protecti...

'Saeed Naqvi'

''The BBC expose, with graphic visuals, is quite emphatic: the US and British led coalition forces enabled hundreds of IS jihadists escape from Raqqa after the headquarters of their self declared Caliphate had been bombarded out of recognition. This will set the... Read

Sustaining CBMs in Kashmir

The bus service and trade across the Line of Control (L...Read

Raising questions is not treason

During the Emergency of 1975, Devakanta Barua was the C...Read

Interlocutor’s Visit: Sharma return...

People of Kashmir are victims of a distorted history. T...Read


‘Business community is financer to govt, not beggar’

‘Business community is financer to govt, not begg...

'Rising Kashmir News'

''Describing the statement of the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti at “Kashmir Business Conclave” held on November 12, 2017 as shameful, the Jammu and Kashmir Coordination Committee (JKCC) said businessmen in Valley are the financers of the government a... Read

Tourism deptt showcases Kashmir’s h...

Visakhapatnam, Nov 18:The department of tourism J&K participated in the 8...Read

PHD-Kashmir discuss agri, allied se...

Srinagar, Nov 18: Continuing with its series of meetings with government ...Read

Public-Private Partnership key to r...

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 18: In connection with the celebrations of 64th Cooperative...Read


5-year-old Kashmiri girl among 10 win medals

5-year-old Kashmiri girl among 10 win medals

'Irfan Yattoo'

'Srinagar:'At least 10 students, including a five-year-old girl with their brilliant performances, have brought laurels for J&K at National Tong Il Moo Do Championship held at Haryana.A 5-year-old girl Manasha Feroz from Unified Martial Art club Natipora Srinagar won... Read

Novelty defeats IFC Nowgam in CRPF ...

Srinagar: Only one match was played on Saturday at the Gindun sta...Read

Govt working on upgradation of spor...

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 18- The Three -day 16th State Matsogi-Do championship concl...Read

Mr. J&K Classic completion on Nov 2...

Srinagar: District Body Building Association Srinagar in collabor...Read


Marriages in Kashmir

Marriages in Kashmir

'Muhammad Asif Shah/Ayaz Nabi Malik'

'' Marriage as a concept signifies connection, harmony and mutual co-existence. Though, it is a spiritual union of two souls but in the larger perspective, its celebration as an event involves the whole society whic... Read

Effects and solutions of air pollut... Different areas of National Capital...Read

Pen is mightier than sword Pen is the most power...Read

Indian subcontinent and the need fo... Indeed the basic and fundamen...Read


Power cuts

Power cuts

'Dear Editor,'

''This is regarding the power cuts in Kashmir valley that have become a routine in winter months. Why does the power department take it for granted that people will bear the cold winter months without power as it has become a common practice? If the power depart... Read

Derailed education

Education is and has remained an intellectual, moral an...Read

On education

This is in response to the news report titled “Ex...Read

Interlocutors’ report

This refers to the visit of the interlocutor Dineshwar ...Read

Book Review

Ordeal of Palestine children

Ordeal of Palestine children

'Ashraf Amin'

'' Israel continues to commit atrocities on the Palestinians since its creation in 1945. It hardly shuns from occupying and building settlements on the Palestinian land, blockading Gaza, preventing and seizing medicine and food meant for t... Read

Art and Culture

From Budgam to Bollywood

From Budgam to Bollywood

'Nazir Ganaie'

'Budgam: 'His decisiontomovefromcentral Kashmir’s districtBudgamtoBengaluru in 2009 landed him into modeling industry instead of his Indian Air Force job as medical assistant. Rouhallah Gazi, has come a long waytobecome one of the top models in India today. After... Read

Music from the folk, for the folk o...

Music in Himalayan region of Kashmir displays diverse f...Read

Know your Sarangi

It is a stringed musical instrument played with a bow a...Read

The resilient art of dissent

These past few days, I have been on a Faiz Ahmed Faiz p...Read


Now youngsters in Kashmir more prone to diabetes: Dr A

Now youngsters in Kashmir more prone to diabetes:...


''Noted endocrinologist, Dr Muhammad Ashraf Ganie, who is President of MPPCOS Society and Senior Consultant Endocrinology and Metabolism, AIIMS, New Delhi is currently working as senior Professor at Department of Endocrinology, Shere-e-Kashmir Institute of Medic... Read

10 facts on diabetes

The number of people with diabetes has nearly quadruple...Read

Diabetes hits women hard at menopau...

Diabetes hits women hard, especially at midlife. In the...Read

Let’s beat the diabetes

World diabetes day (WDD) is being observed every year o...Read


School of Architecture: a step toward quality educatio

School of Architecture: a step toward quality edu...

'Yawar Hussain'

'Srinagar, Nov 15:'Jammu and Kashmir government run School of Architecture is a step toward quality education. The first ever Government School of Architecture which started its operations this year has a batch of 36 students currently enrolled with just a meagre fee of Rs 50000... Read

School buses, cabs continue to ply ...

Srinagar: The recent drive of Traffic police department against t...Read

Naidu, Irani laud JK media students...

NEW DELHI:Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu and Union minister for ...Read

How to fix accountability in school...

For some time now, accountability has become the buzzwo...Read

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