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2 Lashkar militants killed in Sopore gunfight

Noor ul Haq

Sopore Dec 13: Two Lashkar-e-Toiba militants were killed in an encounter with forces in Brath Kalan village of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday.DIG North Kashmir Range Atul Kumar Goyal said Army’s 22 Rashtria Rifles, Special Operation Group (SOG) of J&K Police and CRPF men had launched a joint combing and search operation in Brath Kalan area in Sopore on Wednesday evening after receiving information about presence of militants there.He said as searches were goRead
One-way traffic allowed on Highway, 3000 stranded vehi

One-way traffic allowed on Highway, 3000 stranded...

Rabiya Bashir

Srinagar, Dec 13:Even as Valley experienced rain and snowfall, authorities allowed one-way traffic on ...Read

Work on Banihal-Qazgund tunnel suspended from 7 months

Work on Banihal-Qazgund tunnel suspended from 7 m...

Yawar Hussain

Srinagar, Dec 13:The work on the twin 8.5 kms long Banihal-Qazigund tunnel tubes has been suspended fo...Read

SC poser to JK Govt on resettlement law

SC poser to JK Govt on resettlement law

PTI

New Delhi, Dec 13: The Supreme Court, which is hearing a plea challenging the validity of the sensitive ...Read

HC directs govt to assess threat perception of politic

HC directs govt to assess threat perception of po...

Syed Rukaya

Srinagar, Dec 13: The High Court directed the government to assess the threat perception of the politic...Read

Baig writes to Governor on curtailment in security to

Baig writes to Governor on curtailment in securit...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Dec 13: The PDP patron and Member Parliament Muzaffar Hussain Baig has written a letter to Go...Read

India should have been declared Hindu nation: Meghalay

India should have been declared Hindu nation: Meg...

Agencies

Guwahati, Dec 13:Meghalaya High Court judge Justice S R Sen in a judgment has said India should have b...Read

Vyas joins UPSC as member

Vyas joins UPSC as member

PTI

New Delhi, Dec 13:Bharat Bhushan Vyas, an IAS officer of 32 years, on Thursday joined the Union Public ...Read

Recent Assembly polls show BJP not invincible, can be

Recent Assembly polls show BJP not invincible, ca...

PTI

New Delhi, Dec 13:The recent assembly poll results have demonstrated that the BJP is not invincible as ...Read

Aijaz quits PDP

Aijaz quits PDP

Yawar Hussain

Srinagar, Dec 13: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader and former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer ...Read

Rights of elderly must be recognised and implemented:

Rights of elderly must be recognised and implemen...

PTI

New Delhi, Dec 13:Statutory rights of over 10 crore elderly persons in India must be recognised and imp...Read

News

Govt directs DDOs to keep service books of employees i

Govt directs DDOs to keep service books of employ...

'Rising Kashmir News '

'Srinagar, Dec 13:'The Jammu and Kashmir government has directed all drawing and disbursing officers to keep the service books of the employees working in their jurisdiction in their own control and not to allow the employees to keep their service books in their custody. They ha... Read

Geelani pays tribute to slain milit...

Srinagar, Dec 13: Hurriyat (G) chairperson Syed Ali Geelani paid tributes...Read

Geelani grieved

Srinagar, Dec 13: Hurriyat (G) Chairman, Syed Ali Geelani has expressed s...Read

Rasheed asks Guv to bulldoze VIP cu...

Srinagar, Dec 13:Hailing Governor Satpal Malik for his remarks that Jamm...Read

Kashmir

Family accuses doctors at Lal Ded of callous approach

Family accuses doctors at Lal Ded of callous appr...

'Mansoor Peer'

'Srinagar, Dec 13:'A family from north Kashmir’s Baramulla district alleged that doctors at Lal Ded hospital, Srinagar refused to operate their patient—suffering from uterus cancer—at the eleventh hour.Syeda Bano, a resident of Dawlatpora area of Kreeri was adm... Read

Mega legal services awareness camp ...

Pulwama, Dec 13:A mega legal services-cum-awareness camp was organized ...Read

Jailed Hurriyat leaders express gri...

Srinagar, Dec 13: Jailed Hurriyat leaders including Ayaz Akbar, Shahid-ul...Read

DPS Budgam celebrates a decade of e...

Budgam, Dec 13: Delhi Public School (DPS) Budgam on Thursday celebrated...Read

City

Govt has failed to reach out to JK’s working class: Ta

Govt has failed to reach out to JK’s working clas...

'Irfan Yattoo'

'Srinagar, Dec 13: 'CPI (M) leader Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami on Thursday said J&K has been turned into a ‘police state’ and the state government has failed to reach out to the working class.Targami while addressing a convention of Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CIT... Read

Plus two contractual lecturers prot...

Srinagar, Dec 13:The plus two contractual lecturers appointed purely for...Read

Fulfill demands or face agitation: ...

Srinagar, Dec 13:Scores of daily-wagers in Fisheries Department Thursday...Read

Bar Association holds seminar to ma...

Srinagar, Dec 13:Bar Association Srinagar Thursday held a seminar at Dis...Read

Jammu

BJP

BJP 'anti-Dalit', victimised me for being one: Bh...

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'Jammu: 'Days after his expulsion from the BJP’s Jammu and Kashmir unit, Gagan Bhagat on Wednesday accused the state party leadership of being “anti-Dalit” and alleged he was victimised for being one.He claimed that the party’s debacle in the re... Read

BJP files defamation notice

Jammu, Dec 13:Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday filed defamat...Read

Jammu Mayor calls on Advisor Sharma...

JAMMU, DECEMBER 13: Mayor, Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC),Chander Mohan ...Read

Over 60000 beneficiaries registered...

Jammu, December 13:Secretary Social Welfare, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone today re...Read

Editorial

Power pangs

Power pangs

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''People from different districts of Kashmir have leveled fresh allegations against the Power Development Department for not adhering to its own curtailment schedule. People in metered areas have complained that the department had extended the six-hour daily pow... Read

 Brand Cashmere

Kashmir, known the world over for its rich arts and cra...Read

Blow to divisive politics

In Jammu and Kashmir state where harmony between commun...Read

Human Rights Day

Kashmir witnessed shutdown on December 10, the day that...Read

Opinion

Indo-Pak Relations: War is no option

Indo-Pak Relations: War is no option

'Sheikh Shabir'

''Pakistan and India recently took a historic step when they agreed to build Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims to visit the Gurdwara in Kartarpur, Pakistan. To better diplomatic relations, the opening of the border for people is a great step taken by the gove... Read

Discrimination and exploitation at ...

We often hear about protests by employees engaged on co...Read

Nonsense to talk about development ...

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad and former heal...Read

Persecution of Indian Muslims

In the last four years insecurity among the Muslims in ...Read

Business

KVIB sets up 1677 micro industrial units this fiscal u

KVIB sets up 1677 micro industrial units this fis...

'Rising Kashmir News'

'JAMMU, DECEMBER 13:'Jammu and Kashmir Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB) has established 1677 micro industrial units under Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) this fiscal.The information was revealed at a meeting chaired by Vice Chairperson KVIB ... Read

International training programme on...

Srinagar: SKUAST-Kashmir organised 10 days International Training...Read

Director Agriculture inaugurates Me...

BANDIPORA, DECEMBER 13:Director Agriculture Kashmir Altaf Aijaz Andrabi on Thu...Read

Horticulture deptt to organise Kisa...

BANDIPORA, DECEMBER 13: The Department of Horticulture is going to organise an ...Read

Sports

25 matches played on Day 2

25 matches played on Day 2

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Jammu Dec 11: 'In the ongoing National level Football tournament of (U/17) Boys being organized by the Department of Youth Services & Sports J&K under the aegis of School Games Federation Of India (SGFI), 25 matches of the tourney were played on the second day at dif... Read

Kashmir University defeats Haridwar...

Srinagar: In ongoing north-zone inter-University volleyball champ...Read

Seven Stars Baby League held at HTP...

Srinagar: Seven Stars Baby League was held at Hattrick Public Sch...Read

JKMHC celebrates International Moun...

Srinagar:Jammu and Kashmir Mountaineering and Hiking Club will c...Read

Viewpoint

Winter Blues: Seasonal depression

Winter Blues: Seasonal depression

'Tanveer Ahmad'

''Winter is “in full swing” the guarded trees have shed their blissful leaves, cold waves have showered the polluted air, and the sun plays hide and seek over the shoulders of dark clouds. But, what is perplexing during the winter is that “some... Read

Importance of reading

Reading is an intellectual activity. It not only nouris...Read

Civilian Killings in Kashmir: A rev...

Kashmir valley is wrapped with armed conflict from 1989...Read

Sustainability of culture and herit...

altafhh@rediffmail.com The State of Jammu and Kashmir h...Read

Responses

Managing crises

Managing crises

'Dear Editor,'

''History bears witness to the fact that whenever and wherever political movement found its roots, the economy of that region became the major casualty. It has been true of Kashmir region as well since 1989. Different crises that occurred at different times in l... Read

Contractual lecturers

This is in response to the recent government order abou...Read

Internet shutdown

This is in response to the new report titled “JK ...Read

Book Review

From eulogy of Dogra rulers to interlocution fiasco

From eulogy of Dogra rulers to interlocution fias...

'Daanish Bin Nabi'

'' Former Kashmir interlocutor, Radha Kumar’s book “Paradise at War” comes at a time when India and Pakistan have locked horns over the peace process. Besides providing brief ancient history of Kashmir, “Paradise at War” sheds light... Read

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