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3 civilians, army man killed in fresh cross-borde...

Syed Amjad Shah/Nazim Ali Manhas

Jammu/Poonch, Jan 20 An Army jawan was among four killed while nine others were injured as Pakistani troops shelled border outposts and civilian areas along the international border (IB) and LoC in the Jammu region for the third consecutive day today.The ceasefire violations triggered migration of over 10,000 people from their border hamlets as the authorities sounded a red alert and asked people to move to safer areas.Over 300 educational institutes along the IB and LoC in the Jammu region have been closRead
Situation tense on border: Govt

Situation tense on border: Govt

Sameer Showkin Lone/ Yawar Hussain

Jammu: The government Saturday said the situation along the International Border and Line of...Read

Elderly man killed in Indian firing in PaK: FO

Elderly man killed in Indian firing in PaK: FO

Sajjad Hussain

Islamabad, Jan 20:Pakistan Saturday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh for the fourth t...Read

Police sounds red alert, asks border residents to shif

Police sounds red alert, asks border residents to...

PTI

Jammu, Jan 20:Police Saturday sounded a "red alert" and asked border dwellers to move out of their ...Read

Oppn creates ruckus in LA over ‘rape’, murder of minor

Oppn creates ruckus in LA over ‘rape’, murder of ...

Rising Kashmir News/PTI

Jammu, Jan 20: The Legislative Assembly was Saturday rocked with protests by the opposition members ...Read

Passport clearance of ex-militants for Hajj only after

Passport clearance of ex-militants for Hajj only ...

Rising Kashmir News

The government Saturday said passport applications of former local militants for perf...Read

Gaw Kadal massacre: Survivors reminisce grim tales of

Gaw Kadal massacre: Survivors reminisce grim tale...

Riyaz Bhat

Srinagar, JanTwenty eight years after 51 civilians lost their lives in Gaw Kadal, survivors recall...Read

JK to be first State to have uniform labour law

JK to be first State to have uniform labour law

Faisul Yaseen

Jammu, Jan 20:Jammu Kashmir would soon become the first state in India to have a uniform labour law...Read

Over 11000 schools run from dilapidated buildings, 300

Over 11000 schools run from dilapidated buildings...

Yawar Hussain

Jammu, Jan 19: The government Saturday revealed in the Legislative Assembly (LA) that around 11,000 ...Read

Man-animal conflicts spike in state

Man-animal conflicts spike in state

Yawar Hussain

Jammu, Jan 20:The government Saturday said 30 people were killed and 253 others injured in attacks ...Read

Curbs in parts of Srinagar today

Curbs in parts of Srinagar today

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Jan 20:Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, Saturday said complete restrict...Read

SPO flees with service rifle in Kishtwar

SPO flees with service rifle in Kishtwar

PTI

Jammu, Jan 20:A 22-year-old Special Police Officer (SPO) fled with his service rifle in Kishtwar di...Read

Grenade attack on Shopian police station

Grenade attack on Shopian police station

Shafat Mir

Shopian: Militants Saturday hurled a grenade towards police station Shopian.Militants lobbed a...Read

News

1411908 kanals of evacuee property under unauthorized

1411908 kanals of evacuee property under unauthor...

'Yawar Hussain'

'Jammu:'The J&K government Saturday revealed that at least 1,411,908 kanals of evacuee property land was under occupation in Jammu region.This was revealed by Revenue Minister Abdul Rehman Veeri to a query raised by BJP MLA Rajesh Gupta.In a written reply to BJP M... Read

Lone alleges appointment of non-sta...

Jammu: Minister for Transport Sunil Sharma Saturday said no no...Read

129144 applications seeking ownersh...

Jammu, Jan 20: The J&K Government Saturday revealed that 1,29,14...Read

Around 60000 vehicles registered du...

Srinagar:Regional Transport Office (RTO), Srinagar has issued 59...Read

City

Students urge Govt to establish FTII like film institu

Students urge Govt to establish FTII like film in...

'Musaib Mehraj/ Faizan Afzal Sofi'

' Srinagar: 'Students today urged PDP-BJP government to establish Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) like film institute in Kashmir. The students were interacting with the faculty from FTII, SRFTII, and Department of Information & Public Relation (DIPR) offi... Read

Gaw Kadal Massacre: Civil society s...

Srinagar:On the eve of 28th anniversary of Gaw Kadal massacre, m...Read

Students aghast over KU results

Srinagar: Scores of students of bachelor’s programme of var...Read

PDD inaugurates conference cum trai...

Srinagar: Minister of State for Housing & Urban Development D...Read

Kashmir

DC Anantnag asks Army to vacate stadium in Anantnag

DC Anantnag asks Army to vacate stadium in Anantn...

'Shafat Mir'

'Anantnag: 'The deputy Commissioner Anatnag has asked the army to vacating the stadium land from Shamsipora area of Anantnag district. Locals held protest demonstrations outside Deputy Commissioner’s Office in Anantnag against Army’s alleged move to occupy pla... Read

DC Anantnag asks Army to vacate sta...

Anantnag: The deputy Commissioner Anatnag has asked the army to v...Read

DC Anantnag asks Army to vacate sta...

Anantnag: The deputy Commissioner Anatnag has asked the army to v...Read

College students protest against Un...

Anantnag:Several students of Government Boys degree college Anan...Read

Jammu

Several measures taken to boost agri production in Poo

Several measures taken to boost agri production i...

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'JAMMU, JANUARY 20:'Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura today informed the Legislative Assembly that the Government has taken several concrete steps under central and State Sponsored schemes to make Poonch-Haveli Constituency self-sufficient in food grain productio... Read

Work underway on 47 bridges, 82 roa...

Jammu:Minister for Works (R&B), Mr Naeem Akhtar informed ...Read

DY CM visits relief camps at R.S Pu...

JAMMU, JANUARY 20:Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh today visited the...Read

DY CM flags off “Bharat Darshan” to...

JAMM, JANUARY 20: Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh flagged off the &...Read

Editorial

Pension worries

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''Over two and a half lakh pension cases are pending, the government revealed on Wednesday. Minister for Social Welfare informed that 100287 cases under National Social Assistance Programme and 153699 cases under Integrated Social Security Scheme are pending wit... Read

Sports and development

Successive governments have spent crores of rupees on s...Read

Peace and war

On Monday, army said that seven Pakistani soldiers were...Read

Undisputed claims

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

Opinion

Reflecting on Rahul Gandhi and cow belt – with eyes cl

Reflecting on Rahul Gandhi and cow belt – with ey...

'Saeed Naqvi'

''I missed out on the “tumult” these past weeks in circumstances which remind me of Shah Sarmad, the great Sufi saint of Jewish extraction, who wrote: “I slept through the tumult on Judgement Day. When I half opened my eyes to see if it was ove... Read

Kashmir at the altar of India-Pakis...

In 2017 again, India and Pakistan failed to restore eve...Read

Set a better precedent

Narendra Modi became Prime Minister in May 2014. He rai...Read

Our division their multiplication

Jerusalem is now under “their” control. Not...Read

Business

Shrinking grazing land poses threat to sheep rearing

Shrinking grazing land poses threat to sheep rear...

'Musaib Hafiz'

'Srinagar 20; 'Despite lucrative offers from Department of Sheep Husbandry for sheep rearing, the local youth seem to be least interested in setting up sheep farms. The shrinking of grazing land which is being mostly occupied by different departments also poses threat to she... Read

Turning paper into beautiful décor

Srinagar: Childhood hobby of making paper toys has turned into fu...Read

Direct benefit transfer in fertiliz...

SRINAGAR, JANUARY 20: Joint Director Agriculture Extension, Abdul Rahim Samoo...Read

Handloom Dept revives Kani-Shawl we...

BANDIPORA, JANUARY 20: Under Heritage Revival Programme, the first ever Kani-S...Read

Sports

Sports Council forces players to shell out money for s

Sports Council forces players to shell out money ...

'Musaib Mehraj'

'Srinagar, January 16:'J&K State Sports Council which is mandated to develop sports, its infrastructure and look after the upkeep of the existing infrastructure is asking sportspersons to deposit annual charges to the tune of Rs 2400 for using the facility of Indoor Sports Compl... Read

After being sidelined, Kashmiri pla...

Srinagar/Jammu:After five days of deadlock, the Hockey Association Jam...Read

Sports, decisive player in youth’s ...

JAMMU, JANUARY 20:Sports play a decisive role in character building of a ...Read

IISM Gulmarg completes second ski c...

Srinagar: Despite paucity of snow, IISM Gulmarg was able to condu...Read

Viewpoint

A Quest for the Quiet

A Quest for the Quiet

'Nasir Ahmed'

''ahmed3s.nasir@gmail.com We are living in an era where life has become almost completely mechanised and it is hard to think of any segment of life where there in no interference or importance of some kind of machine or an electronic gadget. Consequently, we are... Read

Ahed Tamami: The super Palestinian ...

arafatashraf09@gmail.com AhedTamimihas made internatio...Read

Ailing animal husbandry

drishfaqjamal@gmail.com Department of animal husbandry ...Read

TB Control: Opportunities, principl...

TB is a treatable infectious disease caused by Mycobact...Read

Responses

Power outages

Power outages

'Dear Editor,'

''This is regarding the changing of power-cut shedule by the PDD. We want to ask the so-called great engineers and administrators of our state a simply question – why do they think they can do as they wish without consulting anyone or without doing any hom... Read

PDS officials

We have been informing the government and concerned dep...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

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

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