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Rising Kashmir News

JAMMU, JAN 16: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday chaired the Unified Headquarters meeting in Jammu.An official spokesman said the Unified Headquarters meeting took a review of the overall security scenario in the State including the situation obtaining in the areas along the borders.Addressing the meeting, Mehbooba stressed upon the security agencies to adopt a more humane approach while dealing with the situations.She advised the security agencies to exercise maximum restraint and strictlRead
Uproar in LA over Sgr businessman’s arrest in Red Fort

Uproar in LA over Sgr businessman’s arrest in Red...

Yawar Hussain

Jammu, Jan 16The Legislative Assembly on Tuesday witnessed uproar against the arrest of Kashmiri b...Read

Nothing adverse found against Kawa: J&K Police

Nothing adverse found against Kawa: J&K Police

Javid Ahmad

Srinagar, Jan 15: Jammu and Kashmir police have found nothing adverse against Bilal Ahmad Kawa, who was...Read

Drabu announces exclusive Industrial Development Schem

Drabu announces exclusive Industrial Development ...

Rising Kashmir News

JAMMU, JANUARY 16:In a significant decision aimed at expanding and promoting business activities in the...Read

‘Structural interventions promoting JK’s endogenous gr

‘Structural interventions promoting JK’s endogeno...

Rising Kashmir News

JAMMU, JANUARY 16:Asserting that the basic theme of Budget 2018-19 is to revive JK’s economy and ...Read

2 porters injured in blast in ammunition depot in sout

2 porters injured in blast in ammunition depot in...

Shafat Mir

Khudroo (Anantnag):Two porters were injured in an explosion at army’s 21 Field Ammunition Depot (F...Read

GoI ends Hajj subsidy from this year: Naqvi

GoI ends Hajj subsidy from this year: Naqvi

Press Trust of India

New Delhi, Jan 16:There will be no subsidy for Hajj from this year, minority affairs minister Mukhtar A...Read

Civilian injured in Shopian gunfight dies

Civilian injured in Shopian gunfight dies

Shafat Mir

Shopian:A civilian, Mohammad Ayoub Bhat, who had sustained critical injuries in forces firing...Read

Altaf smells rat in holding of Panchayat polls

Altaf smells rat in holding of Panchayat polls

Sameer Showkin Lone

Srinagar:Former minister and NC legislator from Kangan, Mian Altaf, Tuesday said that New Delh...Read

Amnesty India launches postcard campaign against use o

Amnesty India launches postcard campaign against ...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Jan 16: The Amnesty International India Tuesday launched a postcard campaign and online petit...Read

Forces pay Rs 12 Cr rent for private land occupied in

Forces pay Rs 12 Cr rent for private land occupie...

Yawar Hussain

Jammu, Jan 16: The government Tuesday revealed that forces pay Rs 12 crores as annual rent for the l...Read

Haq offers to step down after Cong MLA’s corruption ch

Haq offers to step down after Cong MLA’s corrupti...

Yawar Hussain

Jammu, Jan, 16: Minister for Rural Development Abdul Haq Khan Tuesday offered to resign after Congres...Read

Shabir Shah moves court for bail, wife alleges slow po

Shabir Shah moves court for bail, wife alleges sl...

PTI

New Delhi, Jan 16: A Delhi court Tuesday directed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to file its reply to ...Read

News

Cong lawmakers accuse Govt of neglecting Ladakh touris

Cong lawmakers accuse Govt of neglecting Ladakh t...

'Yawar Hussain'

'Jammu:'The opposition Congress lawmakers on Tuesday staged a walkout from the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, after accusing Government of not taking steps for the promotion of Tourism in the Ladakh region of Kashmir division.As MoS Tourism Priya Sethi stood ... Read

Declared distt a decade ago, Shopia...

Shopian:Shopian being a vital town with 3.33 lakh population is...Read

Jehangir calls on Guv

Srinagar: Khalid Jehangir, Vice-Chairman, J&K Projects Constr...Read

India heading towards Hindu Rashtra...

Srinagar: Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani, Tuesday said, &...Read

City

City’s Super-Specialty Hospital has ‘everything’ but q

City’s Super-Specialty Hospital has ‘everything’ ...

'Mansoor Peer'

'Srinagar:'Kashmir’s premier healthcare Super-Specialty Hospital has everything but quality and special healthcare services.“This hospital is special on papers. For them (Admin) it has everything on paper but unfortunately patients here are at higher risk tha... Read

One month on, Eidgah residents reel...

Srinagar: Residents of Eidgah on Tuesday protested in Press Encla...Read

Congress workers stage protest agai...

Srinagar: Congress Party workers from Iddgah Assembly segment tod...Read

Aspirants seek mercy chance from JK...

Srinagar:The delegations of aspirants from various districts on ...Read

Kashmir

Over 263 MWs power potential being tapped from 3 river

Over 263 MWs power potential being tapped from 3 ...

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'Jammu: 'Minister of State for Power, Housing and Urban Development, Asiea Naqash, while replying to a question of Zaffar Iqbal Manhas, informed that over 3263.46 MW power has so far been harnessed against 16475 MW potential of three major rivers of state as assessed b... Read

GoI allocates Rs 2 cr for preparati...

Jammu:Minister of State for Housing and Urban development Asi...Read

JK witnesses spike in cases of viol...

Jammu: The J&K government on Tuesday revealed that there w...Read

Baramulla traders stage protest aga...

Baramulla: Beopar Mandal Baramulla Tuesday staged a peaceful prote...Read

Jammu

Govt to construct 14,460 bunkers at a cost of over Rs

Govt to construct 14,460 bunkers at a cost of ove...

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'Jammu, Jan 16 (PTI)'The Jammu and Kashmir government will construct 14,460 bunkers at a cost of Rs 415.73 crore, within three kms along the Line of Control (LoC) and International Border (IB) in the Jammu region, as the Centre had given its nod in this regard, it said today.In a ... Read

House Committee constituted in LC t...

Jammu, Jan 16:Chairman Legislative Council on Tuesday ordered to cons...Read

Sham lays foundation for tube well ...

JAMMU, JANUARY 15:Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Sham Lal...Read

SSWB organizes lecture on ‘Impact o...

JAMMU, JANUARY 15-A very thought provoking and interactive lecture on &l...Read

Editorial

Peace and war

Peace and war

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''On Monday, army said that seven Pakistani soldiers were killed in retaliatory fire following the ceasefire violation in Poonch, along LoC. Pakistan army confirmed that four of its soldiers were killed in the recent LoC firing. On Saturday, in a similar inciden... Read

Undisputed claims

Economic Survey 2017 shows retarded growth in almost al...Read

Back to school

Last month, Secretary School Education Farooq Ahmed Sha...Read

Suicidal tendencies

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti in her written reply to t...Read

Opinion

Nuclear Button

Nuclear Button

'Akmal Hanan'

''World has had a close shave with nuclear conflict on many occasions since the time US dropped atomic bombs on twin cities of Japan – Hiroshima and Nagasaki – in World War-II. But never have world-leaders since World War-II brazenly made a threat of... Read

Lala Sahib – Man with a mission 

My father, late Khawaja Abdul Rehman Bhat who was also ...Read

Trump’s Tweet and Pakistan’s Geogra...

Trump’s New Year tweet on Pakistan was followed ...Read

Are we living in social media cocoo...

‘With great power comes great responsibility&rsqu...Read

Business

Jobless youth in JK no longer entitled for Govt’s mont

Jobless youth in JK no longer entitled for Govt’s...

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Srinagar, Jan 16:'The unemployed educated youth in Jammu and Kashmir are no longer entitled to get any financial assistance from government under Voluntary Service Allowance (VSA) as the government says such funds are being utilised for building capacities of entrepreneurs.Acco... Read

No burden of enhanced rates on BPL ...

JAMMU, JANUARY 16 –Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs ...Read

Various measures underway to promot...

Jammu: Minister of State for Tourism Priya Sethi, while replyi...Read

Govt frames district level task for...

JAMMU, JANUARY 15:Government has constituted District Level Task Force to...Read

Sports

Sethi for encouraging rural sports in JK’s sports stru

Sethi for encouraging rural sports in JK’s sports...

'Rising Kashmir News'

'JAMMU, JANUARY 16: 'Minister of State for Education, Tourism and Culture, Priya Sethi stressed on the need of encouraging rural sports like Kabaddi in state’s sports structure which has good potential and scope in Jammu and Kashmir.The Minister was speaking during the inaug... Read

Chattergul wins the 2nd match of th...

Srinagar, January 16: The second match of Ganderbal Volleyball Tournament, ina...Read

North Kashmir Taekwondo Championshi...

Srinagar: With a view to encourage young budding talents in Marti...Read

Sports best medium to channelize yo...

JAMMU, JANUARY, 14: Terming sports as an essential element in maintaining ...Read

Viewpoint

Sky is the limit

Sky is the limit

'Prof.FirdoosAhmad Itoo'

''firchm@gmail.com Today as a teacher, I would like to share the words of R.H. Schuller from his book, “Tough Times Never Last, But Tough People Do”. He writes, “proud people are inclined to withdraw. Don’t reject or neglect the free hope... Read

Tunisian democracy in danger

Thousands of Tunisians have gathered on the streets of ...Read

Resilience of people living near Lo...

The 786 km-long Line of Control (LoC) is a de facto bor...Read

e-Waste: Sources and management

Electronic industry is the world’s largest and in...Read

Responses

PDS officials

PDS officials

'Dear Editor,'

''We have been informing the government and concerned department about the bungling in ration distribution. The ghat munshis are the most corrupt officials in the government who had made millions be hoarding the ration that was meant to be distributed among the ... Read

SMC

I want to bring to the kind attention of municipal comm...Read

Civil services exam

Every year Union Public Service Commission has a fixed ...Read

Market check

Through this newspaper, I want to request the authoriti...Read

Book Review

Kashmir encapsulated in verse

Kashmir encapsulated in verse

'Shujaat Bukhari'

'' Few literati may have heard about Ruhail Khan yet. But I think it is very important to know him and read him. Khan has made an entry into the world of literature with a bang – with his extraordinary poetry that not only depicts today’s Kashmir but... Read

Perspectives on Kashmir

Discussing Jammu and Kashmir in the current environment...Read

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