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Bloodbath in Kulgam

Shafat Mir

Kulgam, Oct 21: South Kashmir’s Kulgam district witnessed a bloodbath on Sunday leaving six civilians killed after government forces left the gunfight site killing three militants.The three militants were killedon Sunday morning while six civilians lost their lives when an explosive device went off at the gunfight site after the operation was over at Laroo, Kulgam.Earlier, the government forces comprising the Special Operations Group of Police, paramilitary CRPF and 9 RR men of the Army lRead
Auqib, who had to write 10th std exams, battles for li

Auqib, who had to write 10th std exams, battles f...

Mansoor Peer

Srinagar, Oct 21:A 10th standard student, who was critically injured in a blast after a gunfight in La...Read

Civilians fiddled with explosives: Police

Civilians fiddled with explosives: Police

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Oct 21: Locals fiddled with some leftover explosive that went off killing six civilians at th...Read

Guv’s Advisor, DGP express regret

Guv’s Advisor, DGP express regret

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Oct 21:Adviser to Governor Vijay Kumar and Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh in ...Read

Mainstream condemns, blames GoI

Mainstream condemns, blames GoI

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Oct 21:Most of the mainstream political parties barring the rightwing Bharatiya Janata Party...Read

Carnage, says JRL

Carnage, says JRL

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Oct 21:The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Faroo...Read

Kashmiri Pandits support JRL’s shutdown call

Kashmiri Pandits support JRL’s shutdown call

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Oct 21:A Kashmiri Pandit body, Kashmiri Pandits Sangarsh Simiti (KPSS) Sunday supported the ...Read

Kishtwar to observe shutdown

Kishtwar to observe shutdown

Imran Shah

Kishtwar, Oct 21: Kishtwar district of Chenab Valley would observe complete shutdown on Monday, Imam Ja...Read

KEA threatens ‘mass agitation’

KEA threatens ‘mass agitation’

Riyaz Bhat

Srinagar, Oct 21:Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) threatened of mass-agitation against the killing of s...Read

KU, DSEK reschedule exams

KU, DSEK reschedule exams

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Oct 21:The University of Kashmir and the Directorate of School Education, Kashmir (DSEK) res...Read

JeM pays tributes

JeM pays tributes

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Oct 21: Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) paid glowing tributes to three militants and six civilians kil...Read

Kashmir

Shrinking wetlands keep migratory birds away from Kash

Shrinking wetlands keep migratory birds away from...

'Sabreen Ashraf'

'Srinagar, Oct 12: 'Climate change coupled with massive siltation and encroachment in wetlands has resulted in sharp decline in the number of migratory aquatic birds visting Kashmir.Experts say that the climate change; continuous fall of water levels in wetlands, siltation, encro... Read

Governor pays homage to slain cops

Srinagar, October 21: Governor Satya Pal Malik Sunday paid homage to 414 Poli...Read

Kumar, CS conduct public hearings a...

Sumbal/Sopore, October 21: As part of the public outreach programme initiated by t...Read

Lone reviews progress on Eklavya Mo...

Kulgam, October 21:Secretary, Social Welfare, Tribal Affairs & Coopera...Read

News

In Uri, a school fails to rise from rubble, literally

In Uri, a school fails to rise from rubble, liter...

'Noor ul Haq'

'Uri:'At a time when government is claiming that it would “revolutionize” education sector across the State, authorities have failed to re-reconstruct Government Middle School in frontier north Kashmir’s Uri area after it was damaged during 2005 de... Read

JeI urges world community to safegu...

Srinagar: Jama’at-e-Islami on Sunday strongly condemned the...Read

Int'l community must play role in r...

SRINAGAR:Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association (JKHCBA) o...Read

Every day is a black day in Kashmir...

Srinagar:Condemning civilian killings in South Kashmir’s d...Read

City

Pratap Park becomes Protesters’ Park

Pratap Park becomes Protesters’ Park

'MusaibMehraj'

' Srinagar, Oct 21:'Pratap Park, situated in the heart of Srinagar city has turned into a protesters’ park, a place without much intervention from the authorities.The park was renovated after 2014 floods and officially thrown open for public in 2016. Since then the park has... Read

Sale of unhygienic food rampant in ...

Srinagar, Oct 21: Sale of unhygienic food is going on unabated across the...Read

Advisor Vyas to meet public on Oct ...

Srinagar, Oct 21: Advisor to Governor, B B Vyas shall be holding a Public...Read

‘From Me to You’ cleanliness drive ...

Srinagar, Oct 21: The Chain Cleanliness Drive “From Me to You&rdquo...Read

Jammu

Gujjars demand rights at par with other tribal communi

Gujjars demand rights at par with other tribal co...

'Press Trust Of India'

'Jammu, Oct 21: 'Gujjars in Jammu and Kashmir Sunday demanded equality, justice and pressed for rights that are granted to other tribal communities in India. The demand was put forth by the community at a meeting organised here by the Tribal Research and Cultural Foundation (T... Read

ULB poll boycott call proved as ‘to...

Jammu:BJP National Vice-President & J&K Prabhari, Avi...Read

Director FCS&CA for ensuring adequa...

Jammu, Oct 21: Director, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Jam...Read

Rana shocked over Kulgam killings

Jammu, Oct 21:MLA Mendhar and senior National Conference (NC) leader ...Read

Editorial

Kulgam Killings

Kulgam Killings

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''Till last report came, six civilians were among the nine killed yesterday in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district. For the first time in the recent past, civilians were killed in an explosion at the encounter site. In Kulgam’s Laroo village, three milit... Read

Attacking journalists

Thrashing of journalists who were covering Fateh Kadal ...Read

8.3 percent victory

Lofty claims about municipal elections and people&rsquo...Read

Food Day

United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation was fo...Read

Opinion

Kulgam Tragedy:  This is why Delhi can’t discount civi

Kulgam Tragedy: This is why Delhi can’t discount...

'Suhail Ahmad'

'' On Sunday the All India Radio news bulletin at 5 p.m. mentioned the killing of three militants in a gunfight in Kulgam area of south Kashmir. Shockingly, it did not even mention the six civilians who were killed at the same encounter site. It may have been an... Read

Agri sector needs immediate attenti...

Farmers’ Delhi march that took place recently rec...Read

Global Warming: Two degrees Celsius...

Global Warming and climate change is an issue that has...Read

Politics of renaming public places ...

The famous quote “What is in the name” &nda...Read

Business

Augmentation of assets vital for making JK export mark

Augmentation of assets vital for making JK export...

'Rising Kashmir News '

'Srinagar, Oct 21: 'Principal Secretary Animal Sheep Husbandry, Fisheries Department, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon Sunday started a marathon tour of districts starting from Budgam district to map the assets as part of plan to make J&K export market of livestock and fish. The offici... Read

JK Bank Chairman welcomes new batch...

Srinagar, Oct 21:J&K Bank Chairman & CEO, Parvez Ahmed, has welc...Read

Dir Handloom inspects centres at Ha...

Srinagar, Oct 21: Director, Handloom Development Department, J&K, Rub...Read

Tourist footfall from SE Asia up: S...

Srinagar, Oct 20:Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Alliance (JKTA) held its 15th...Read

Sports

Hamid starts 200-km ultra-marathon today

Hamid starts 200-km ultra-marathon today

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Srinagar: 'Valley’s known athlete Hamid Aziz will attempt to run non-stop 200 kilometers from Kargil to Srinagar on from Sunday morning. Hamid who hails from downtown Srinagar’s Hawal area has already created record in J&K by running 110km non-stop from S... Read

Bakshi Stadium to be ready by March...

Srinagar, October 18:Secretary, Youth Service & Sports (YSS), Sarmad Haf...Read

Kashmir Invitation Football Cup kic...

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 18:Real Kashmir Football Club on Thursday displayed outsta...Read

DG YSS flags off cycling expedition...

Budgam Oct 18: The maiden cycle race of U/14, U/17, U/19 Boys and all ...Read

Viewpoint

Why Rohingya refugees must not be deported

Why Rohingya refugees must not be deported

'Masroor Hassan'

''The Indian governments’ 2015 notification diluted the provisions of Passport (entry into India) Act 1920 and Foreigners’ Act 1946 resulting into making the entry of minorities of Pakistan and Bangladesh namely Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Christians and P... Read

A tale of teaching retold

Children are like seeds, which need a congenial atmosph...Read

Engaging youth

Like many developing societies around the globe, Jammu ...Read

Transit Governance: Darbar Move cos...

drsirfarazahmed@gmail.com Umraydarazmangkarlayaithay ch...Read

Responses

Civilian killings

Civilian killings

'Dear Editor,'

''This is regarding the government’s “kill all” policy in Kashmir. In Kulgam civilians have been killed yet again. In the entire south Kashmir this has been continuing since BJP government came to power. In the state also the policy of eliminat... Read

Disasters and climate

It is a matter of great concern that climate change is ...Read

Release students

This is regarding the harassment of Kashmiri students o...Read

Mob lynching

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

Book Review

Entailing contemporary conflict in Kashmir

Entailing contemporary conflict in Kashmir

'MashooqYousuf Malik'

'mashooq.law@gmail.com'An assortment of both poetry and prose, “The Dying Whisper of a Never Born Child”, is a book by two neophyte writers— ‘Naveed Para and Majid Majaaz’. It is a book entailing the contemporary Kashmir conflict vis-à-vis its im... Read

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