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PM celebrates Diwali with troops in Gurez

PTI

Srinagar, Oct 19: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday celebrated Diwali with troops posted along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Gurez Sector and lauded the troops for their sacrifice saying he considers them his family.In an unannounced visit, Modi arrived at Gurez this morning to celebrate Diwali with the army and BSF men posted along the LoC, officials said.He spent two hours with the soldiers in Gurez valley, which is shouting distance of Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK).It waRead
CM spends Diwali day with orphans at R S Pura

CM spends Diwali day with orphans at R S Pura

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Oct 19: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, spend the day with orphans of the children’s ho...Read

Braid chopping incidents continue unabated

Braid chopping incidents continue unabated

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Oct 19: The braid chopping incidents continued unabated in the Valley on Thursday triggering ...Read

Teams constituted in Kulgam, Ang to probe braid choppi

Teams constituted in Kulgam, Ang to probe braid c...

Rising Kashmir News

Kulgam/Anantnag, Oct 19:The Deputy Commissioners of Kulgam and Anantnag on Thursday formed teams to probe the...Read

Separatist activists stage protests

Separatist activists stage protests

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Oct 19:The activists and leaders of Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) Thursday staged protes...Read

Restrictions in parts of Srinagar today

Restrictions in parts of Srinagar today

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Oct 19:The district administration Srinagar Thursday decided to impose restrictions in Srina...Read

Grenade attack on PDP MLA’s residence

Grenade attack on PDP MLA’s residence

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Oct 19:Militants Thursday lobbed grenade towards the residence of PDP MLA, Aijaz Ahmad Mir i...Read

Farooq preaches Islam

Farooq preaches Islam

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Oct 19: Opposition National Conference President Farooq Abdullah Thursday impressed upon peop...Read

Edu deptt revokes orders asking teachers to escort stu

Edu deptt revokes orders asking teachers to escor...

Yawar Hussain

Srinagar, Oct 19: Three days after State Institute of Education (SIE) issued orders asking teachers to ...Read

Mirwaiz meets Geelani

Mirwaiz meets Geelani

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Thursday evening met senior sepa...Read

Poet Saifi Sopori dies at 95

Poet Saifi Sopori dies at 95

Mansoor Peer

Srinagar: Renowned poet and educationist Saifuddin Masoodi who used pen name of Saifi Sopori pa...Read

Anantang by-polls unlikely soon

Anantang by-polls unlikely soon

Sameer Showkin Lone

Srinagar:The Anantang by-polls are unlikely to be held soon in view of the precarious security...Read

Mehbooba meets Rajnath amid spurt in violence

Mehbooba meets Rajnath amid spurt in violence

PTI

New Delhi, Oct 18:Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Wednesday met Union Home Minister Raj...Read

News

22-years on, Bandipora family yet to get justice

22-years on, Bandipora family yet to get justice

'Insha Latief'

'Srinagar:'After passing of twenty two years, family of Haleema Bano is still fighting for justice.Haleema Bano, a resident of Bandipora was raped and murdered by unknown gunmen. Family claimed that the State police have failed to nab the culprits.After being raped in 19... Read

NC workers behind braid chopping: R...

Srinagar:PDP leader and MLC Yasir Reshi Thursday said there migh...Read

Army, CRPF seek fresh ban on sale o...

Srinagar:In the wake of frequent militant attacks and increasing...Read

Hurriyat (G) accuses admin of creat...

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) while accusing state administra...Read

City

Smart city proposal not so smart

Smart city proposal not so smart

'Yawar Hussain'

'Srinagar:'The proposal prepared by the Jammu and Kashmir government for the development of Srinagar under the central government’s smart city mission is full of visuals—edited photographs, graphics and sketches—showing how the smart city would look lik... Read

Dr Suhail Naik is new DAK president

Srinagar: Dr Suhail Naik was on Thursday elected as the new presi...Read

Braid chopping a ploy to vitiate pe...

Srinagar: District administration, Srinagar, on Thursday said the...Read

Vehicular emission major cause of p...

Srinagar: Vehicular emission is the major cause of air pollution ...Read

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Omar thanks PM for spending Diwali in Gurez

Omar thanks PM for spending Diwali in Gurez

'PTI'

'Srinagar, Oct 19 :'Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah today thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for spending Diwali in Gurez along the Line of Control and urged him to gift physical and mobile connectivity to the people in the area on the festive occasion. Mo... Read

IGP CRPF calls on Governor

Srinagar, October 19: Zulfiquar Hassan, Inspector General of Police (Operatio...Read

Rasheed leads anti-braid chopping p...

Handwara:An anti-braid chopping protest was held at Handwara on ...Read

Manhas for cultural awareness, prom...

Kargil, October 19:Vice President Academy of Art, Culture and Languages, Z...Read

Jammu

88 fresh cases of dengue in Jammu in less than two wee

88 fresh cases of dengue in Jammu in less than tw...

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''Press Trust of IndiaJammu: As many as 88 people were tested positive for dengue during the past 11 days here, taking the total number of such patients in the state since July to 336, officials said.Out of the 88 tested positive for dengue since October 7, 71 a... Read

Rs 2800 cr sanctioned for JK under ...

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

NC blames Govt for risking lives of...

Jammu:Expressing concern over injuries to civilians in cross-...Read

Noted choreographer Randhir Kumar p...

Jammu:Versatile choreographer of Jammu Randhir Kumar passed a...Read

Editorial

Dengue danger

Dengue danger

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''A least 88 people were tested positive for dengue in the last 11 days in Jammu. According to one news report published on Monday, dengue cases have been rising in southern states of India including Kerela, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. The report put the number of... Read

Beware of rumours

The never-ending braid cutting incidents in Kashmir fol...Read

Militant recruitments

Police authorities have flagged consistent militant rec...Read

GST hits handicrafts

Kashmir’s famous handicrafts are facing a new cha...Read

Opinion

Jay Shah and Allegations:A routine investigation is wa

Jay Shah and Allegations:A routine investigation ...

'Santosh Bhartiya'

''Recent events linked to BJP President Amit Shah teach us many things. They teach us that if you point one of your fingers towards somebody four are pointed back at you. Sometimes they pose unavoidable questions of shady nature. Presently, the business class is... Read

The Wire Expose on Amit Shah’s Son:...

In the last week, a new fault line has appeared for the...Read

Account Number Portability

Having an account has been mandatory in the contemporar...Read

Right age to marry?

A lot has been said and written on the practice of chil...Read

Business

JK seeks Spain’s technical assistance in saffron promo

JK seeks Spain’s technical assistance in saffron ...

'RISING KASHMIR NEWS'

'ALBSCETE (SPAIN):'Minister for Agriculture Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura Wednesdaymet with Spanish Agriculture officials here and sought their technical assistance and cooperation in the promotion of Kashmiri saffron at International level.The Agriculture Minister was accompanied by... Read

Hoteliers Club demands golf course ...

Sonamarg:Jammu and Kashmir Hoteliers Club Tuesday resolved to wo...Read

Bukhari visits Kargil, reviews hort...

Kargil: Minister for Horticulture Syed Basharat Bukhari Tuesday...Read

Govt to introduce special train coa...

Srinagar, Oct 17:Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday met Union Ministe...Read

Sports

Hamid Aziz to run 110km on Sunday

Hamid Aziz to run 110km on Sunday

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Srinagar, Oct 19:'Hamid Aziz, one of the top athletes from Kashmir, will run 110 kilomters on Sunday aiming to set a single day run record for the state.Aziz has recently participated 59th Senior National in July this year in Andra Pradesh.Hamid has already covered 60 kilometer... Read

PDC beats AGs 2-1 in Premier Divisi...

Srinagar, Oct 19:Jammu and Kashmir Power Development Corporation (J&...Read

DPS Srinagar wins North Zone Inter ...

Srinagar: DPS Srinagar has won the prestigious Inter DPS football...Read

Caddies Golf tournament held at Gul...

Gulmarg, Oct 18:The department of tourism Kashmir in collaboration with...Read

Viewpoint

Interrogating the public health care system

Interrogating the public health care system

'Jitamanyu Sahoo/Monis Ahmad'

''jitamanyusahoo@gmail.com The repetition of the ghastly episode were 49 children died in Farrukhabad at Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital this September is nothing but a reflection of our health inequities that is deep rooted in our public healthcare system. In a... Read

Merkel’s win reveals her character

naveedqazi@live.com Winning four elections back to back...Read

Dar versus the general

Dawn An extraordinary exchange has just occurred betwee...Read

Dengue Fever: A growing public heal...

drtasadukitoo@gmail.com Dengue fever is a viral infecti...Read

Responses

Braid chopping

Braid chopping

'Dear Editor,'

''As the braid chopping menace looms large on Kashmir society, things are worsening. Braid choppers usually target families living in houses that are situated on peripheries away from habitations. They have now started stealing vehicles and use them for their un... Read

Unabated braid chopping

There is no let up in the ongoing Braid Chopping incide...Read

On braid chopping

The air of the Valley is “smogged” by panic...Read

Power cuts

This is regarding the power cuts that people of Kashmir...Read

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