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Twin grenade attacks rock Kashmir

Javid Ahmad

Srinagar, Jan 18: With the security tightened ahead of January 26 functions, militants of Jaish-e-Mohammad Friday carried out twin grenade attacks in the Valley.Militants lobbed a grenade toward the paramilitary CRPF bunker near Ghanta Ghar (Clock Tower) at Lal Chowk at around 1.45 pm today.However, no loss of life or injury was caused in the blast.The target, according to officials, was a CRPF bunker located near the clock tower.However, the grenade missed the target and exploded near an ARead
Freda Bedi, the English woman who wore a burka in supp

Freda Bedi, the English woman who wore a burka in...

Andrew Whitehead, the author of ‘A Mission in Kashmir’ writes a special r...Read

Snowy January: Srinagar receives record snowfall in la

Snowy January: Srinagar receives record snowfall ...

Rabiya Bashir

Srinagar, Jan 18: The summer capital Srinagar has received highest snowfall so far in January in the la...Read

Avalanche hits Ladakh

Avalanche hits Ladakh's Khardung La

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Jan 18:Four persons were killed and six others are missing after their truck came under an a...Read

Guv announces Rs 5 lakh compensation for victim famili

Guv announces Rs 5 lakh compensation for victim f...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Jan 18: Governor Satya Pal Malik has expressed grief over loss of precious lives due to snow ...Read

JKSPDCL facing hardships without MD

JKSPDCL facing hardships without MD

Junaid Kathju

Srinagar, Jan 18:The only power generating corporation of the State, Jammu and Kashmir State Power Dev...Read

Mirwaiz criticises Army Commander for boasting about m

Mirwaiz criticises Army Commander for boasting ab...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Jan 18:Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday criticised Army’s N...Read

EC may announce LS poll schedule in first week of Marc

EC may announce LS poll schedule in first week of...

Press Trust of India

New Delhi, Jan 18: The dates for the Lok Sabha elections are likely to be announced in the first week of...Read

Pak raises Kashmir issue during talks with UNGA Presid

Pak raises Kashmir issue during talks with UNGA P...

Sajjad Hussain

Islamabad, Jan 18:Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi Friday raised the Kashmir issue during...Read

PDD purchases additional 100 MWs power for Kashmir

PDD purchases additional 100 MWs power for Kashmi...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Jan 18: On the directions of the Advisor to Governor, Kewal Kumar Sharma, the Power Developme...Read

Grenade attack in Rajbagh

Grenade attack in Rajbagh

Javid Ahmad

Srinagar, Jan 17:Three policemen including an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) were injured in a grenade ...Read

News

Medical officers count ‘discrepancies’ in Govt’s adjus

Medical officers count ‘discrepancies’ in Govt’s ...

'Mansoor Peer'

'SRINAGAR: 'The recently posted Medical Officers in peripheral hospitals across Jammu and Kashmir said that there was no “uniformity” in the official list—while as the government said doctors must be ready to serve people across the state.According to th... Read

HC directs Div Comm Kashmir to clea...

Srinagar:Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Friday directed Divisio...Read

SAARC MBBS quota a scam?

Srinagar: A 12th standard topper of 2017, Faheem Rashid and a mer...Read

JRL calls shutdown in Gaw Kadal, Ha...

Srinagar: The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Friday called ...Read

Kashmir

PMLA case: HC grants bail to Aslam Wani

PMLA case: HC grants bail to Aslam Wani

'PTI'

'New Delhi:'The Delhi High Court on Friday granted bail to alleged hawala dealer Mohammad Aslam Wani, arrested in a money laundering case involving Kashmiri separatist Shabir Shah.Justice Najmi Waziri granted relief to Wani, who has been in jail since he was arrested in 2... Read

DC Baramulla reviews progress under...

Baramulla, January 18:To review the preparedness of Intensified Pulse Polio I...Read

Langate villages face acute shortag...

Srinagar:Dozen of villages in Langate area of north Kashmir&rsqu...Read

JKCSCC rebuts media reports claimin...

Srinagar, Jan 18:Jammu Kashmir Civil Society Coordination Committee (JKC...Read

City

Family protests in Srinagar, seeks Governor’s interven

Family protests in Srinagar, seeks Governor’s int...

'Irfan Yattoo'

'Srinagar, Jan 18:'Two months after their 16-year-old daughter was kidnapped and raped, a family from Ramban area of Jammu Friday staged a protest in Srinagar demanding ‘capital punishment’ to the culprits.Father of the girl Abdul Lateef alleged that her daughter was... Read

Walk the talk, accept Islam’s bail ...

Srinagar, Jan 18:National Conference leader Salman Sagar on Friday has s...Read

Dy Mayor welcomes Governor’s offer ...

Srinagar, Jan 18: Deputy Mayor Srinagar Sheikh Mohammad Imran on Friday w...Read

Tankipora family urges Governor to ...

Srinagar, Jan 18: Two years after the Additional Deputy Commissioner Srin...Read

Jammu

CEO meets representatives of political parties, seeks

CEO meets representatives of political parties, s...

'Rising Kashmir News'

'JAMMU, JANUARY 18 -'Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), J&K, Shailendra Kumar on Friday interacted with the representatives of recognized political parties in the State on various issues related to the electoral process, especially on Special Summary Revision and updation of Elect... Read

‘Additional EVM’s to be deployed at...

Srinagar, Jan 18 (KNS):Jammu and Kashmir Chief Electoral Officer Shailendra Ku...Read

Govt to give away cattle heads to B...

JAMMU, JANUARY 18:In a significant move, the state government has decided...Read

Chief Justice Meghalaya, others mee...

Jammu, January 18: Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir, Chief Justice of Meghalaya...Read

Editorial

Stealing ration

Stealing ration

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''Police on Wednesday after receiving a tip-off recovered 74 bags of rice and two bags of flour which were meant for public distribution and were being illegally sold in the black market in Srinagar. It wasn’t a one-off incident since numerous grievances r... Read

Proactive administration

With the fresh snowfall in Kashmir valley, the administ...Read

More Medical Officers

The state government on Tuesday (January 15) said that ...Read

SMC and politicking

A report on missing manhole covers in Srinagar city, pu...Read

Opinion

Power and Development: How people continue to be explo

Power and Development: How people continue to be ...

'Umar Farooq Khan Amiri '

''MINT The economy of the entire Middle East, high Human Development Indices (HDI) and prosperity enjoyed by countries like Saudi Arabia, Iran, UAE, Kuwait, can all be attributed to the presence and extraction of the precious natural resource – oil. Accor... Read

The education that we need

“Education is the passport to the future, for tom...Read

Will 2019 be better for the Rohingy...

Global Politics Last year (2018) was bad for the Rohing...Read

Afghanistan: The Great Game in 2019

Ever since President Trump made a statement a few weeks...Read

Business

After campaigning in Delhi, tourism deptt eyes Pune ma

After campaigning in Delhi, tourism deptt eyes Pu...

'Rising Kashmir News'

''Department of Tourism, J&K, concluded its promotional campaign at South Asian Travel and Tourism Exhibition (SATTE) here.During the campaign officials and stakeholders interacted with the leading travel and tourism industry leaders from across the globe.Th... Read

Kashmir fruit growers, dealers meet...

Jammu, January 18:A delegation of Kashmir Fruit Growers and Dealers Assoc...Read

Govt keen to tap Ladakh's immense t...

Leh, January 18: Chief Secretary B.V.R Subramanyam Friday said that Leh ...Read

Urban Mulberry plantation takes off...

JAMMU JANUARY, 18: - Urban Mulberry plantation was Friday launched at Kath...Read

Sports

Zaffron clinch thriller, beat Zabarwan by 1 run

Zaffron clinch thriller, beat Zabarwan by 1 run

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Srinagar': In the biggest upset of KQCL Season II, Zaffron Cricket Club defeated Zabrwan Rangers by one run in a thriller.Sami Ullah Dar who had been the captain of Zabrwan Rangers made a surprising change by dropping himself so that every player in his squad gets a ch... Read

Chinar Strikers to face Zabrwan Ran...

In Qualifier 2 Chinar Strikers will be facing Zabrwan R...Read

Kabra, Basit win silver medals

Srinagar:Valley’s two judo players Kabra Altaf and Basit R...Read

Santorum Institute emerges city leg...

Srinagar: Young footballing talents from across the state of Jamm...Read

Viewpoint

Indo-Bangla Relations: Policy need be reviewed

Indo-Bangla Relations: Policy need be reviewed

'Shaheen Nazar'

''By winning third straight term following Dec. 30 elections, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has emerged as the strongest leader of Bangladesh. She is the only leader in South Asia who has become prime minister for a fourth time. But her victory is marred by contr... Read

Reimagining the state politics

Understanding conflict is important for both instrument...Read

Criminalised for life

The presumption of innocence—a principle that one...Read

Invest in Kashmiri youth

The turmoil in Kashmir which has various dimensions has...Read

Responses

Burglaries

Burglaries

'Dear Editor,'

''This is in response to the news titled “Burglars on prowl in Jawahar Nagar area, authorities unmoved”, published in Rising Kashmir on January 17. J&K police has now taken entirely the job of Army and BSF and is active in killing the militants t... Read

Child abandoning

This is regarding the recent detestable child abandonin...Read

Anti-Kashmir policies

This is regarding the anti-Kashmir policies of the BJP-...Read

Error regretted

The article titled ‘Talaaq, talaaq, talaaq: There...Read

Book Review

A narration of pain and sufferings

A narration of pain and sufferings

'Mubashir Iqbal Kitaba'

''From the recent past Kashmir has seen some of the commendable attempts by young writers both in fiction and nonfiction stories and books to let the world know the pain and sufferings of people living in this part of the world. Those writers pen down the pain a... Read

A commendable book

Sayyid Ahmad Khan (CE 1817-1898), [also spelled Syed A...Read

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