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RBI caps cash flow to JK

Sajad Kralyari

Srinagar: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has reduced the cash flow to the banks operating in Jammu and Kashmir, which has affected the cash withdrawals from ATMs.A senior bank official, pleading anonymity, said RBI has reduced high denomination notes to the banks in the borders states including J&K for over a month prompting them to load ATMs with low cash.“We are keeping low denominations in the ATMs, which is affecting proper cash withdrawals by the people. We have started receivRead
Snowfall cuts off Kashmir

Snowfall cuts off Kashmir

Mansoor Peer/Yawar Hussain

Srinagar, Dec 12:Kashmir Valley remained cut off from rest of the parts of India Tuesday after the clo...Read

Snow snaps power in Kashmir

Snow snaps power in Kashmir

Sameer Showkin Lone

Srinagar, Dec 12:Many areas in Valley faced severe power cuts as distribution lines were snapped due t...Read

Div Com asks passengers to avoid travel on highway

Div Com asks passengers to avoid travel on highwa...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Dec 12:Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, Tuesday asked the passengers to a...Read

5 Army men feared dead in avalanches

5 Army men feared dead in avalanches

M T Rasool

Srinagar, Dec 12:Five Army men are feared dead in north Kashmir areas of Gurez and Kupwara as avalanch...Read

Winter a challenge, opportunity for forces in Kashmir:

Winter a challenge, opportunity for forces in Kas...

Javid Ahmad

Srinagar, Dec 12: As Kashmir is in grip of winter and intense cold, the security offi...Read

NC to go alone in assembly polls: Farooq

NC to go alone in assembly polls: Farooq

Rising Kashmir News

Udhampur, Dec 12:Opposition National Conference president Farooq Abdullah Monday announced to contest ...Read

CM again approaches GoI, seeks exam centre for MDS asp

CM again approaches GoI, seeks exam centre for MD...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Dec 12:Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has sought extension of NEET(PG)-2018 centres in respe...Read

Muneer-ul-Islam bereaved

Muneer-ul-Islam bereaved

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Dec 12: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has condoled the demise Director Information Muneer ul...Read

Mehbooba

Mehbooba's brother likely to be inducted as minis...

PTI

Jammu, Dec 12:Decks are being cleared for the inclusion of Tassaduq Mufti, brother of Jammu and Kas...Read

Srinagar boy arrested in G’bal: Police

Srinagar boy arrested in G’bal: Police

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Dec 12:Police in Ganderbal on Tuesday arrested a boy hailing from Rainawari locality of Srin...Read

Govt posts Agarwal as FC Housing Deptt

Govt posts Agarwal as FC Housing Deptt

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar:The state government Tuesday transferred K.B. Agarwal, Financial Commissioner (Coordi...Read

3 militants, woman killed in Handwara encounter

3 militants, woman killed in Handwara encounter

Javid Ahmad

Srinagar, Dec 11:Three militants were killed in an encounter and a woman died during the crossfire in ...Read

News

Inmates at psychiatric hospital abandoned due to pover

Inmates at psychiatric hospital abandoned due to ...

'Mansoor Peer '

'Srinagar: 'At a time when parents struggle to get their children treated of psychiatric disorders, many inmates at Kashmir’s lone psychiatric disease hospital, have also been left abandoned for years together since their parents were unwilling to take them home due... Read

SHRC directs SSP Awantipora to file...

Srinagar: SHRC has directed SSP Awantipora to file a fresh report...Read

Soz welcomes Rahul’s election as Co...

Srinagar: Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Prof S...Read

Suspected militants beat BJP worker...

Shopian:Video of a BJP worker, allegedly being threatened and b...Read

City

This Road Leads To ‘Dal Disaster’

This Road Leads To ‘Dal Disaster’

'Irfan Yattoo'

'SRINAGAR: 'Despite Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti’s directions over restoring the pristine glory of world famous Dal Lake, the Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) in a recent case has failed to stop the construction of link road into the Dal interiors... Read

DC for scrutinizing objections to D...

SRINAGAR: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr. Syed Abid Rasheed Sha...Read

CUK’s Convergent Journalism Dept’s ...

Srinagar:Fire broke at Department of Convergent Journalism Centr...Read

Examinations to be held in time: VC

Srinagar: Fire broke out at the Central University of Kashmir (CU...Read

Kashmir

19th ICOMOS General Assembly & Scientific Symposium in

19th ICOMOS General Assembly & Scientific Symposi...

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'New Delhi:'The 19th General Assembly and scientific symposium, themed "Heritage & Democracy", of International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) was today formally inaugurated in the auditorium of Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium at New Delhi with an inaugural address... Read

Snow clearance measures, stock posi...

Bandipora:District Development Commissioner Bandipora, Sajjad Hus...Read

Facilities at district hospital rev...

Baramulla: Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash to...Read

Implementation of CM’s commitments ...

Shopian:District Development Commissioner Shopian, Mohammed Aij...Read

Jammu

Over 70 stranded people rescued from Surankote after h

Over 70 stranded people rescued from Surankote af...

'PTI'

'Jammu: 'Over 70 people, stranded after heavy rains and snowfall at Surankote in Jammu and Kashmir, were rescued on Tuesday, police said.The commuters, including 42 labourers from outside the state, were trapped at Chatapani-Pushana near Peer Ki Gali on Monday due to h... Read

CM's public outreach, follow up

Jammu: The Government has decided to review the free structure...Read

Inculcate spirit of oneness among c...

Jammu: Underscoring the need for inculcating spirit of inclusi...Read

Efforts afoot to augment basic serv...

Jammu, December 12:Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today said that ...Read

Editorial

Snow pangs

Snow pangs

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''Minor snowfall of few inches has again brought the focus on the lack of preparedness to avert the disasters. The power lines have been snapped due to which the electricity supply has been hit in major parts of Kashmir while the snow clearance work has been slu... Read

Disaster preparedness

A minor jolt was felt on Saturday after an earthquake o...Read

Swine flu alert

People in Kashmir, especially the health care workers, ...Read

Drug despondency

With all kinds of medicine including the banned ones ea...Read

Opinion

Drug Addiction:  A life falling apart

Drug Addiction: A life falling apart

'Akmal Hanan'

'' In the last few years a number of reports published in various dailies in Kashmir have put under the spotlight the issue of growing number of drug users. The reports indicate the number to be increasing with each passing day. As per United Nations Internation... Read

South Asia’s Rohingya predicament

The ongoing Rohingya crisis in Myanmar has rekindled th...Read

And the world stands disgraced agai...

US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerus...Read

Education and personality developme...

Education is a holistic process that cannot be confined...Read

Business

Govt committed to securing consumer rights: Zulfkar

Govt committed to securing consumer rights: Zulfk...

'Rising Kashmir News'

'JAMMU, DECEMBER 12:'Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs and Tribal Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali Tuesday chaired a meeting of State Consumer Protection Council to discuss the measures that need to be initiated for Protection of consumer interests with regard to... Read

Bali inaugurates workshop on Conser...

JAMMU, DECEMBER 12:Minister for Health & Medical Education Shri Bali B...Read

KCCI seeks EMI facility for travell...

Srinagar: Kashmir Chamber of Commerce & Industry (Inc) has de...Read

PUC asks Corporation to improve fun...

JAMMU, DECEMBER 12: The Committee on Public Undertakings of Jammu and Kashm...Read

Sports

Sports Council to launch football academies in all dis

Sports Council to launch football academies in al...

'Syed Rukaya'

' Srinagar:'On a mission to set new foundation for the development of football, Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council (JK-SSC) has initiated a ground breaking project of “Mission-22” to enhance and flourish football across all the districts of J&K. Moreov... Read

KSL III in full swing in UAE

Srinagar:Friday 8th December, saw the third round of matches of ...Read

2 matches played in CRPF Football C...

Srinagar: Inter District CRPF Football Cup 2017 continued despite...Read

JKMBA celebrates International Moun...

SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 10:Jammu and Kashmir Mountain and Biking Association in co...Read

Viewpoint

Elementary Education: An insider’s perspective

Elementary Education: An insider’s perspective

'Firdaus Ahmad'

''darfirdaus@gmail.com Elementary education prepares and introduces students to the very foundation of academic essentials. It forms the foundation for gaining basic knowledge. Providing proper support and guidance to the children at this stage is helping them p... Read

Poisonous Packaging

loneshabir73@gmail.com When it comes to eating street f...Read

A meeting, a conspiracy

Indian ExpressPoliticians are usually very careful about what they sa...Read

Is dissent necessary?

sheikhathar01.sa@gmail.com/palvighonkrokta@gmail.com Co...Read

Responses

Repair road

Repair road

'Dear Editor,'

''This is regarding the pathetic condition of Residency Road that has been undergoing construction work for months now. After the work on drains got completed, authorities did not bother to fix the road. The road near Fair Deal Shopping Complex has developed cra... Read

10th Class Results

This is regarding the 10th class examination results wh...Read

Muslims in India

India is the third highest Muslim populated country in ...Read

Unemployment

Unemployment is the main source of psychological disord...Read

Art and Culture

Keeping Rabab alive a struggle for Kashmiri musicians

Keeping Rabab alive a struggle for Kashmiri music...

'Abhishek Saha'

'SRINAGAR -'When a friend left for Kabul in the summer of 2016, Nazir Ganaie, a Srinagar-based Press Officer with the government and music aficionado, lost no time in doing what he had been waiting for ages: order a rabab, a lute-like instrument having 16–17 strings... Read

Radio connects me to Rabab making, ...

BANDIPORA:For 55-year-old, Muhammad Abdullah Najar of north Kashm...Read

Art-Think, 2-day Kashmir Music Conc...

Srinagar:The two-day Kashmir conclave-2017 starting from Saturda...Read

Jashn-e-Rekhta: A passion project

In recent times, Delhi has shown an appreciation of Urd...Read

Health

Smokescreen

Smokescreen

'Mansoor Peer '

'Srinagar:'The National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP), a centrally-sponsored scheme aimed to control tobacco use has proved to be a damp squib in Kashmir Valley as it remains restricted to two districts only while the Directorate of Health Services Kashmir (DHSK) is y... Read

 What do teenagers think about smok...

To understand the smoking habits of the youth and their...Read

Mushrooming of pharma comps worries...

Srinagar:Mushrooming of pharmaceutical companies is said to have...Read

Doctor bodies demand action against...

SRINAGAR:Seeking an apology from Sub District Magistrate over th...Read

Education

Educationally Challenged

Educationally Challenged

'Yawar Hussain'

'SRINAGAR:'While the Minister for Education, Syed Altaf Bukhari has announced establishment of 17 new collages across the State, over twenty colleges continue to remain functional without permanent buildings.As per official documents of the education department, 22 degre... Read

In CM’s home district, Education De...

ANANTNAG:Notwithstanding its tall claims over overvaluing the ed...Read

‘Right career guidance to pave way ...

JAMMU: Minister of State for Education, Culture and Tourism, P...Read

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