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ULB polls end with dismal voter turnout

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Oct 16: The trend of low voter turnout continued in the 4th and final phase of Urban Local Bodies (ULB) polls in Kashmir as only 4.2 per cent voter turnout was recorded on Tuesday.The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) J&K, Shaleen Kabra said overall 4.2 percent polling was recorded in Srinagar and Ganderbal today.He said Ganderbal recorded 11.3 percent polling in 12 wards, where 38 candidates are in the fray.“Srinagar recorded 4 percent polling in 25 wards that went to polls todayRead
4-phase ULB polls conclude amid boycott

4-phase ULB polls conclude amid boycott

Javid Ahmad

Srinagar, Oct 16: Amid boycott and shutdown, the four-phased Urban Local Bodies (ULB) polls in Jammu an...Read

In a first, Dal also boycotts

In a first, Dal also boycotts

Junaid Kathju

Srinagar, Oct 16:Historically known for high voter turnout, the Dal Lake unusually witnessed a boycott...Read

Alienation of Kashmiris from India is complete: JRL

Alienation of Kashmiris from India is complete: J...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Oct 16: On the culmination of last phase of Urban Local Bodies (ULB) polls in Jammu and Kashm...Read

Response to ULB polls was very good: Guv

Response to ULB polls was very good: Guv

Sumir Kaul

Srinagar, Oct 16:The NC and the PDP should not have boycotted the civic polls, Governor Satya Pal Mali...Read

Suspension of two Kashmiri students revoked

Suspension of two Kashmiri students revoked

Agencies

Aligarh, Oct 16:The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) administration has revoked the suspension of two ...Read

Ensure studies of Kashmiri students in AMU aren’t disr

Ensure studies of Kashmiri students in AMU aren’t...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Oct 16:Governor Satya Pal Malik Tuesday asked Minister for Human Resource Development Prakas...Read

J&K Bank half-yearly net profit grows 44% to 146 Cr

J&K Bank half-yearly net profit grows 44% to 146 ...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Oct 16:J&K Bank, the state-owned premier financial institution and a listed entity, Tues...Read

Govt notifies 88 new services in 16 Deptts under PGSA

Govt notifies 88 new services in 16 Deptts under ...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Oct 16:The government Tuesday issued formal notification bringing 88 services in 16 Departme...Read

Rajnath asks troops not to fire at Pak

Rajnath asks troops not to fire at Pak

Press Trust of India

Amaravati, Oct 16:Accusing Pakistan of trying to destablise India by sending militants across the borde...Read

Final phase of ULB polls today

Final phase of ULB polls today

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Oct 15:The 4th and final phase of Urban Local Bodies (ULB) polls would be held amid tight se...Read

Srinagar Mayor will be from BJP: Raina

Srinagar Mayor will be from BJP: Raina

Rabiya Bashir

Srinagar, Oct 15: As municipal polls in the State are ending Tuesday, the rightwing Bhartiya Janta Part...Read

JRL calls for shutdown in poll-bound areas

JRL calls for shutdown in poll-bound areas

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Oct 15:The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Faroo...Read

News

Soz for meaningful dialogue with JRL

Soz for meaningful dialogue with JRL

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Srinagar, Oct 16: 'Former Union minister, Prof. Saifuddin Soz said that Governor Satyapal Malik should remain steadfast on his earlier assurance of opening a political dialogue in Kashmir. Soz was speaking in the context of Governor’s latest statement in which he said that... Read

Jamia, MANUU students threaten admi...

Srinagar, Oct 16:As the row over suspension and booking of Kashmir stude...Read

Kashmiri students defer their retur...

Srinagar, Oct 16: Kashmiri students at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) ha...Read

Karnah shuts to demand construction...

Srinagar, Oct 16: A complete shutdown was observed in Karnah area of nort...Read

Kashmir

World Bank to review progress of JTFRP project from Oc

World Bank to review progress of JTFRP project fr...

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'Srinagar, October 16: 'Principal Secretary, Planning, Development and Monitoring Department Rohit Kansal Tuesday chaired the meeting of officials here to review the progress and implementation of Jhelum and Tawi Flood Recovery Project (JTFRP).The meeting was attended by CEO Economic... Read

42 employees suspended in Shopian

Shopian October 18: To ensure punctuality of employees in the government of...Read

2 PHE officials suspended for negli...

Srinagar, October 16: The Government today suspended Assistant Executive Engi...Read

2-day int’l conference kick-starts ...

Awantipora, Oct 16:Two-day international conference on ‘Major Trends...Read

City

Dilapidated road, damaged water pipe annoys Palpora re

Dilapidated road, damaged water pipe annoys Palpo...

'Musaib Mehraj'

'Srinagar, Oct 16: 'Residents of old Palpora Chowk, Srinagar Tuesday expressed dismay over the dilapidated condition of roads and main water pipe running over the road.While the authorities are planning to introduce metro rail services in the city, the area being 3.5 Kilometres a... Read

Lalbazar link road in shambles, aut...

Srinagar, Oct 13: Residents of Gulbarg Lane, Umar Colony in Lalbazar area...Read

Dr. Raghav assumes charge of CEO JK...

Srinagar, Oct 16: Dr. Raghav Langer today assumed the charge of Chief Exe...Read

Advisor Kumar holds public grievanc...

Srinagar, Oct 16: Continuing the Governments public outreach programme, A...Read

Jammu

SSDF demands sedition case against Mehbooba

SSDF demands sedition case against Mehbooba

'Press Trust of India'

'Jammu, Oct 16: 'Activists of Shiv Sena Dogra Front (SSDF) Tuesday staged a protest here, demanding registration of a sedition case against former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti for saying slain Hizbul Mujahideen commander Manan Wani was a victim of relentless violence. Led by ... Read

MoS PMO concerned over high polluti...

Jammu, Oct 16:Union Minister of State for Development of North Easter...Read

Div Com Jammu calls for road safety...

Jammu, Oct 16: Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Sanjeev Verma, on Tuesd...Read

ULB Polls: DEO Kathua holds meeting...

Jammu, Oct 16:District Election Officer Rohit Khajuria on Tuesday sai...Read

Editorial

Food Day

Food Day

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''United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation was founded on October 16, 1945 and since then the day (October 16) every year is celebrated as World Food Day. In our state, district administration Bandipora celebrated World Food Day yesterday and in a progra... Read

Addiction, mental disorders

In the hospitals across Kashmir, about 50,000 mental di...Read

Safe roads

It is a stark reality that none of the roads in Jammu a...Read

Property statements

The government has directed all officials to furnish an...Read

Opinion

Most fortunate leader in India

Most fortunate leader in India

'Santosh Bhartiya'

''Narendra Modi is fortunate to have raised an army of followers who see nothing other than him. They do not care about the promises he made, nor do they trouble themselves to know about the work he has done so far. For them it is futile to even have a cursory l... Read

US intervention in Middle East

Not long ago former US President George W. Bush’s...Read

Boycott: Bane or Boon for BJP?

Polling percentage is a big deal in Kashmir. It is the ...Read

Europe in convulsions even as Corby...

From Rome to London the contrast was sharp – from...Read

Business

Tourist arrivals from Malaysia, Thailand, Bangladesh u

Tourist arrivals from Malaysia, Thailand, Banglad...

'Mir Baseerat'

'Srinagar, October 16:'With an increase of 45 percent in foreign tourist arrivals, the Department of Tourism is preparing to promote J&K’s tourism products in the countries like Malaysia, Thailand and Bangladesh.Secretary Tourism Rigzin Samphel said the department would co... Read

Consumers fume over increasing fuel...

Srinagar, October 16: After a brief fall in its prices from Rs 88 per litre f...Read

First Academic Council meeting of C...

Srinagar: First Academic Council meeting of the Cluster Universit...Read

Training Prog on commercial organic...

Srinagar: In continuation of 35 days skill development training p...Read

Sports

Soft Tennis Championship held in Anantnag

Soft Tennis Championship held in Anantnag

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Srinagar, October 16:'District Soft Tennis Associations at Anantnag and Kulgam organized District Soft Tennis Championship for boys and girls at Shemford Futuristic School Wanpoh Anantnag on 15 October 2018 to 16 October 2018. The Manager Sports Stadium Anantnag was the chief Guest... Read

Student players clinch 125 medals i...

Srinagar Oct 15: During 2017-18 student players from the state have brou...Read

DDC Anantnag inaugurates sports eve...

Anantnag, Oct 15:The District Development Commissioner Anantnag, Mohamma...Read

First Inter Services Paragliding Ac...

Srinagar, Oct 15 The First Inter-Services Paragliding Accuracy Champions...Read

Viewpoint

Education System: Who blames whom?

Education System: Who blames whom?

'Mehraj Udin Ganaie'

''“Where the willingness is great, the difficulties cannot be great,” Niccolò Machiavelli. It is an immense pleasure to know the academic scholars are intensifying their concerns over the quality and value of education. Investment in education... Read

Understanding dynamics of modern wo...

The word modern has been derived from the Latin adverb ...Read

IAF has transformed into battle har...

It all started in 1932 as the Royal Indian Air Force un...Read

Enforced disappearances in Kashmir

In Kashmir, “There is almost total impunity for e...Read

Responses

Release students

Release students

'Dear Editor,'

''This is regarding the harassment of Kashmiri students outside J&K. Three AMU students were first suspended and later on arrested for sedition. If the government will not let them free and AMU authorities will not apologize we will launch mass agitation in ... Read

Mob lynching

Another heinous incident of mob-lynching occurred in Su...Read

HM’s remarks

This is regarding the recent statement of Rajnath Singh...Read

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