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3 militants killed in Kulgam gunfight

Shafat Mir

Kulgam, July 22: Three militants were killed in an overnight gunfight at Wani Mohalla locality in Khudwani area of Kulgam district.The slain militants were identified as Muawiya, a Pakistani militant, Suhail Ahmad Dar of Redwani Bala and Mudasir alias Rehan of Shalipora Katrasoo area, both from Kulgam district.The government forces, on a specific tip off, raided the Wani Mohalla locality Saturday night while the contact with the holed up militants was established in the wee hours on Sunday, a Police oRead
Army man injured in landmine blast along LoC

Army man injured in landmine blast along LoC

Nazim Ali Manhas

Poonch, July 22:An Army man sustained critical injuries when he inadvertently stepped on a landmine a...Read

Civilian killings, stone-throwing up in Guv rule: MHA

Civilian killings, stone-throwing up in Guv rule:...

Press Trust of India

New Delhi, July 22: Civilians killings at the hands of government forces and incidents of stone-throwing ...Read

Governor reviews flood preparations with CS

Governor reviews flood preparations with CS

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, July 22: Governor Narinder Nath Vohra Sunday reviewed the preparedness of the administration f...Read

Chief of Naval staff meets Vohra

Chief of Naval staff meets Vohra

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, July 22: Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff who is visiting J&K, called on Gove...Read

Vyas to head 7 corps and a board in I&C Deptt

Vyas to head 7 corps and a board in I&C Deptt

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, July 22:The Government has appointed B B Vyas, Advisor to the Governor as the Chairman of the...Read

Dalai Lama in Zanskar

Dalai Lama in Zanskar

Rising Kashmir News

Kargil, July 22:Thousands of people gave a warm reception to the Dalai Lama who reached the Muslim-ma...Read

Cong high command tightens grip over JKPCC

Cong high command tightens grip over JKPCC

Yawar Hussain

Srinagar, July 22:Amid growing wedge in the J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC), the party high ...Read

Mir address CWC in Delhi

Mir address CWC in Delhi

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, July 22:Addressing the newly constituted (CWC) Congress Working Committee (CWC) at New Delhi ...Read

J&K ranked 21st among 30 states in good governance

J&K ranked 21st among 30 states in good governanc...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, July 22: Jammu Kashmir holds an overall rank of 21 in the state wise comparison of 2018 in goo...Read

Militants abduct, kill policeman in Kulgam

Militants abduct, kill policeman in Kulgam

Shafat Mir

Anantnag, July 21: The body of a police constable, who was abducted by militants from his residence in K...Read

Of 28 major projects, PDP-BJP Govt didn’t complete eve

Of 28 major projects, PDP-BJP Govt didn’t complet...

Yawar Hussain

Srinagar, July 21: The outgoing Peoples Democratic Party-Bharatiya Janata Party (PDP-BJP) government wh...Read

Guv asks officials to carry out mapping of all encroac

Guv asks officials to carry out mapping of all en...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, July 21: Governor N N Vohra Saturday chaired a high level meeting at the State Secretariat tod...Read

News

Banning entry of foreign journalists in JK reflects au

Banning entry of foreign journalists in JK reflec...

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Srinagar, July 22:'Hurriyat (G) Sunday said prohibiting foreign media and banning their entry in JK testifies “our claim that Indian authorities are perpetrating excesses and it is inoperable step to shield and cover persons in uniform”.Hurriyat (G) said if authoriti... Read

Govt undecided about summer vacatio...

Srinagar, July 22:State government is undecided about the summer vacation...Read

After driving licenses, MVD to roll...

Srinagar, July 22:In a review meeting of the Motor Vehicles Department (M...Read

Sopore teenage boy died in scuffle ...

Sopore:Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday said a teenage boy w...Read

City

Govt serious to make Rajbagh footbridge motorable

Govt serious to make Rajbagh footbridge motorable...

'Muain Mehraj'

'Srinagar, July 19:'Amid speculations the government is mulling to convert Rajbagh Footbridge into a motorable one so as to lessen the burden of traffic on Zero Bridge over Rover Jhelum. The administration has felt that there is a great need to have another vehicular bridge over ... Read

JK Arts Emporium employees accuse M...

Srinagar, July 22:Employees of J&K Government Arts Emporium have accu...Read

Commuters aghast over traffic ‘mism...

Srinagar, July 22:Local commuters have expressed strong resentment agains...Read

2 boys drown in Sarband-Harwan lake...

Srinagar, July 22:Two boys drowned on Sunday while taking a bath in Sarba...Read

Kashmir

Fikr-i- Shujaat Conference held in Bandipora

Fikr-i- Shujaat Conference held in Bandipora

'M T Rasool'

'Bandipora, Jul 21: 'Speakers mostly scholars and writers on Saturday said that Dr. Sayed Shujaat Bukhari was a symbol of humanism who represented the nation of unattended people facing persecution from last few decades.A galaxy of intellectuals, scholars, and writers on Saturday ... Read

Aash provides marriage assistance t...

Srinagar, July 21: Orphans at Khansahib, Budgam found a refuge under an NG...Read

West Bengal State Committee CPI (M)...

Srinagar, July 21: The West Bengal State Committee CPI (M) is organizing a...Read

Rasheed visits 12-yr-old victim at ...

Srinagar, 21 JulyAIP President Er. Rasheed Saturday visited SMHS Hospita...Read

Jammu

Lal Singh floats

Lal Singh floats 'apolitical' outfit to ‘fight fo...

'Press Trust of India'

'Jammu:'BJP leader Choudhary Lal Singh on Sunday launched the Dogra Savabhiman Sangathan, saying the "apolitical" organisation “would fight” against the alleged discrimination faced by the community in Jammu region.Singh, a legislator from Basholi Assembly... Read

Accused escapes from lockup in Reas...

Jammu:A 26-year-old man, who was facing charges of attempt to...Read

After breakup, PDP-BJP criticising ...

Jammu: Youth NC Provincial President, Ajaz Jan on Sunday said ...Read

Indraprastha Apollo Hospital holds ...

Jammu: Experts from Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals held a camp ...Read

Editorial

Journalists barred

Journalists barred

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''Government of India’s advisory restricting the free movement or travel of foreign journalists in what is being claimed as “restricted/protected areas” has raised many eyebrows not only in the state but elsewhere also. A notice issued by Minis... Read

 Right to Information

Is the Right to Information (RTI) an impasse and should...Read

Roads and unattended objects

With road mishaps taking the highest toll in the form o...Read

Police, politics and promises

On July 13, the top cop DGP S P Vaid appealed the peopl...Read

Opinion

Why we shouldn’t trust conflict reportage

Why we shouldn’t trust conflict reportage

'Suhail Ahmad'

''Truth is the first casualty in a conflict. Though ideally news media should help in finding out the truth, it often is part of the problem. Researchers use news media to collect relevant information about a conflict to arrive at a better understanding of its d... Read

“Muslim” Meal on Air India to prote...

On an Air India flight from London the hostess walked d...Read

Kashmir and Article 370

Kashmir is in news again. The people in previous assemb...Read

Football proved to be a great level...

The greatest and formidable sports event on earth &ndas...Read

Business

Only 4 brick kilns in Kashmir operate with licenses

Only 4 brick kilns in Kashmir operate with licens...

'Rabiya Bashir'

'Srinagar, July 20:'In gross violation of rules, the government has overlooked the functioning of brick kilns in the valley as 280 out of total 284 are functioning without licenses.As per the documents available with Rising Kashmir, of 284 brick kilns, 272 are functional, 12 are ... Read

Parvez Ahmed inaugurates 'JK Bank H...

Srinagar, Jul 21:While strengthening its physical infrastructure across ...Read

J&K Bank promotes 578 officers

Srinagar, Jul 21: Taking forward its succession planning process at an un...Read

‘Chakka Jam’ leaves fruit growers, ...

Srinagar, Jul 21: The ‘chakka Jam’ by truckers amidst the sea...Read

Sports

Dalgate Cricket Championship concludes with great ferv

Dalgate Cricket Championship concludes with great...

'Syed Rukaya'

'Srinagar:'In the final clash of much hyped ‘Dalgate Cricket Championship’, Dalgate Shining Stars clinched Champions Trophy-2018 by thrashing CD-XIon SundayatTRCCricket Ground,Srinagar.To witness this final rumble of this tournament, former Secretary J&K ... Read

Parents accuse Indoor stadium contr...

Srinagar, July 21:Parents who take their children to Indoor Stadium Srina...Read

DC Bandipora inaugurates volleyball...

Bandipora:District Volleyball Association Bandipora is conducting...Read

Islamia College organises trekking ...

Srinagar: Department of Physical Education of Islamia College Sat...Read

Viewpoint

Self-Indulgence: Increasing psyche among youths

Self-Indulgence: Increasing psyche among youths

'Dr.Nazir Ahmad Mir'

''nzir.elt@gmail.com Self-indulgence refers to the act of allowing yourself to have or do the things that you adore very much. With attention to the current scenario, the social media has become one of the capital platforms of self-indulgence for youths. Self-in... Read

Social Media: Boon or bane

sameerfida2011@gmail.com He gave me a harsh stare. His ...Read

Awarding misogynist

imu3133@gmail.com Ever since the infamous Delhi rape in...Read

Swami Agnivesh: The spirited monk

ravinitesh@gmail.com After he was discharged from All I...Read

Responses

Secy Water Works

Secy Water Works

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''Dear Editor, Through Rising Kashmir we want to convey a message to Secretary PHE Water Works. We are the residence of Motyar, Pandit Pora, Rainwari and have been facing acute shortage of drinking water. In this regard we had appealed to executive engineer wate... Read

SKIMS exam

Dear Editor, Through Rising Kashmir I want to make an a...Read

Summer vacations

This is regarding the announcement of summer vacations ...Read

Book Review

A dandy read for positive peace

A dandy read for positive peace

'Richard Sharp'

'' rsharp4444@gmail.com Though I am a professor of literature emeritus now researching world peace studies and living in West Bengal, India, I have been asked by Mr. Farman Ali to share my views of his recentlypublished book concerning the hydro-politics of Kash... Read

The book is an excellent package fo...

The book “Tell Well” is a workbook to help...Read

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