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Security clampdown in JK for Aug 15 functions

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Aug 14: The security across Jammu and Kashmir was intensified to ensure peaceful conduct of August 15.The main August 15 function in the state would be held at Sheri Kashmir cricket Stadium at Sonawar, where Governor N N Vohra would host the tricolour. In 2017, the Independence Day celebration was held at the Bakshi Stadium, where the former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti had unfurled the tri-color.The stadium and its adjoining areas were completely sanitised by the Read
Fresh plea in SC challenging Art 35-A

Fresh plea in SC challenging Art 35-A

PTI

New Delhi, Aug 14: A fresh plea was Tuesday filed in the Supreme Court challenging Article 35A, which pr...Read

SC to hear plea of Army men challenging prosecution in

SC to hear plea of Army men challenging prosecuti...

PTI

New Delhi, Aug 14: The Supreme Court Tuesday agreed to hear on August 20 a plea filed by over 300 Army p...Read

Questioning Art 35-A will reopen accession debate: Oma

Questioning Art 35-A will reopen accession debate...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Aug 14: Former chief minister and National Conference (NC) Vice President Omar Abdullah Tuesd...Read

Who is Ram Madhav, ask political parties

Who is Ram Madhav, ask political parties

Yawar Hussain

Srinagar, Aug 14: Day after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) General Secretary and point-man on Kashmir, Ra...Read

Hartals affect public delivery system: Vohra

Hartals affect public delivery system: Vohra

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Aug 14:In his August 15 message, Governor Narinder Nath Vohra Tuesday said every call for a ...Read

Regularly follow-up recruitment court cases: Guv

Regularly follow-up recruitment court cases: Guv

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Aug 14: Governor Narinder Nath Vohra Tuesday asked the Chief Secretary to ensure that all adm...Read

Vohra opens fresh window for new works under CDF schem

Vohra opens fresh window for new works under CDF ...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Aug 14: Taking cognizance of the non-utilization of substantial amount of Constituency Develo...Read

Guv remits lifer of 7 convicts

Guv remits lifer of 7 convicts

Rising Kashmir News

SRINAGAR, AUGUST 14:In exercise of the powers conferred under Section 34 of the Constitution of Jammu and...Read

PDP youth president says escaped bid on life

PDP youth president says escaped bid on life

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Aug 14:Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) youth President, Waheed-ur-Rehman Parra Tuesday said h...Read

No Home Guard, Civil Defence, Fire Services men from J

No Home Guard, Civil Defence, Fire Services men f...

Javid Ahmad

Srinagar, Aug 14:Not a single Home Guard (HG), Civil Defence (CD) and Fire Service personnel from Jamm...Read

Major Aditya, Aurangzeb to get Shaurya Chakra

Major Aditya, Aurangzeb to get Shaurya Chakra

PTI

New Delhi, Aug 14:Major Aditya Kumar, who was embroiled in a controversy after his unit fired on a prot...Read

Watali, Salathia, Imtiyaz, Neeva, Harmeet among awarde

Watali, Salathia, Imtiyaz, Neeva, Harmeet among a...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Aug 14:Ministry of Home Affairs (GoI) Tuesday announced President’s Police Medal for G...Read

News

DG DHSK orders verification of clinics, drug shops

DG DHSK orders verification of clinics, drug shop...

'Mansoor Peer '

'Srinagar, Aug 14:'Following the expose of ‘quacks’ in north Kashmir, Director General Health Services Kashmir, Dr Saleem Ur Rehman Tuesday ordered verification of documents of all drug shops and clinics in Kashmir division.In the order, all the Chief Medical Officer... Read

JK’s twin cities not among India’s ...

Srinagar, Aug 14: The twin capitals of the Jammu and Kashmir have figured...Read

Many precious lives lost due to non...

Srinagar:Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) ...Read

August 15 brings countless miseries...

Srinagar:Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani toda...Read

City

Dog menace goes unchecked in Srinagar, people worried

Dog menace goes unchecked in Srinagar, people wor...

'Zenaira Bakhsh/Gafira Qadir/Aniqa'

'Srinagar, Aug 14:'Dog menace in Srinagar city and its outskirts has taken a dangerous shape as the number of canines has witnessed a drastic increase over the years. People in most parts of the city have been complaining of presence of stray dogs in their respective areas and h... Read

City gets color-coded dustbins for ...

Srinagar, Aug 14:Authorities have installed color-coded dustbins for was...Read

Ropeway to Makhdoom Sahab shrine fa...

Srinagar, Aug 14:Jammu and Kashmir Cable Car Corporation’s (JKCCC)...Read

Man detained while attempting to ho...

Srinagar, Aug 14: Police on Tuesday detained a man who unsuccessfully tri...Read

Kashmir

Governor calls for continuous capacity building of tea

Governor calls for continuous capacity building o...

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'Srinagar, August 14:'At a meeting held at the Civil Secretariat here, Governor N N Vohra called for continuing capacity building of teachers through trainings and workshops to sharpen their skills and teaching abilities keeping in view the fast-transforming academic scenario.Gover... Read

3 irrigation schemes inaugurated in...

Pulwama, August 14: District Development Commissioner Pulwama Ghulam Mohamm...Read

Seminar on drug abuse held at B’la

Baramulla, August 14:A day-long Seminar on Drug Abuse was today organized by...Read

Anti-encroachment drive held at Sho...

Shopian, August 14: -The District Administration Shopian launched a mega ant...Read

Jammu

Four killed in flash floods in Jammu

Four killed in flash floods in Jammu

'Press Trust of India'

'Jammu:'Four persons died and three others suffered injuries in flash floods following incessant rains in Jammu region, officials said on Tuesday.Over two dozen houses and scores of vehicles have been damaged by the gushing waters.While two persons died in Udhampur di... Read

I-Day: Security beefed up in Jammu

Jammu: Tight security arrangements have been put in place acro...Read

CCTV cameras installed to check ill...

Jammu: In a bid to curb illegal mining, CCTV cameras have been...Read

Div Com for adherence to quality no...

JAMMU:Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma on Tuesday...Read

Editorial

Good governance magic

Good governance magic

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''Governance in J&K seems to become a herculean task for the governments, particularly those run by representatives elected through assembly elections. To talk about good governance is even farfetched as governments have been struggling to complete full term... Read

Slow unsteady

A report published in Rising Kashmir, on Monday, on the...Read

Why only tourism?

As per state economic survey 2017, in the year 2016-17 ...Read

Privatizing power distribution

The state government has decided to privatize the power...Read

Opinion

Power Politics

Power Politics

'Akmal Hanan'

''Jammu and Kashmir has a huge potential to produce hydropower. As per Central Electricity Authority (CEA), the state can produce more than 16, 000 MW of power from its rivers. As per government figures, 3, 263.46 MW of electricity is harnessed on Jhelum, Chenab... Read

Rise of the Radical

While the rise of the PTI in 2018 elections has been wi...Read

Vultures of human world

Sometimes the human world appears just like a jungle wi...Read

Karunanidhi: Scratches on my mind f...

MuthuvelKarunanidhi’s passing away has brought ba...Read

Business

HDFC Bank launches 74th branch in JK

HDFC Bank launches 74th branch in JK

'Rising Kashmir News '

'Srinagar: 'HDFC Bank Ltd., Tuesday inaugurated 74th branch in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. The new branch was opened in Banihal town in the Ramban district. With this launch, the Bank now has presence in all the 22 districts of the state.The branch was inaugurated b... Read

Summer School concludes at SKUAST-K...

Summer School of 21 Days on “Recent Developments ...Read

Tenga hails 30 day extension for se...

Srinagar:President Kashmir Chamber Of Commerce And Industry Javi...Read

JK Bank dedicates multipurpose pick...

Jammu, Aug 14: J&K Bank under its corporate social responsibility ...Read

Sports

IIS&M concludes water skiing course at Dal, Nigeen Lak

IIS&M concludes water skiing course at Dal, Nigee...

'Syed Rukaya'

'Srinagar:'Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering (IIS&M) completed its two more courses of Water Skiing on Monday at Dal Lake and Nigeen Lake respectively.Almost 60 water enthusiasts of all age groups from different corners of country participated and success... Read

Thindima FC seals victory by 3-0 ag...

Srinagar: In the ongoing ‘Shaheed Syed Shujaat Bukhari Memo...Read

Bakshi Stadium to be developed as p...

Srinagar, Aug 14 (KNS):Advisor to Governor K Vijay Kumar today said the renova...Read

Alpine Adventures, JKMHC scale Moun...

Srinagar:Team Alpine Adventurers and JK Mountaineering and Hikin...Read

Viewpoint

The Pandit migration

The Pandit migration

'Er. Arafat Ashraf Kakru'

''arafatashraf09@gmail.com It happened in January 1990, Kashmiri Pandits left the Valley out of fear as the armed revolt began against the Indian occupation. There was no civil society then and the government machinery had collapsed; the state was under Presiden... Read

Modernity, health and environment

azadhussainganie9@gmail.com With the growing population...Read

ShujaatBukhari: The symbol of supre...

syedmajidr59@gmail.com ShujaatBukhari became the victim...Read

Sacred consciousness and the religi...

tiqbal525@gmail.com The traditional understanding of re...Read

Responses

Appeal to Governor

Appeal to Governor

'Dear Editor,'

''Through Rising Kashmir we want to appeal Governor NN Vohra to take strong action against corruption and nepotism that has been a hallmark of the two governments which are NC-Congress and PDP-BJP. In Kashmir when NC was in power there were many backdoor appoint... Read

Free, fair media

It's in our genes to trust what we see with our eyes. T...Read

Environment

On Tuesday many pictures of waterlogged roads were uplo...Read

Book Review

The book is more about the equations that the author h

The book is more about the equations that the aut...

'Daanish Bin Nabi'

''In the modernist literature, rarely comes a manuscript which is brimming with end-number of anecdotes and literarily rich words. One such manuscript is the book by the seasoned journalist and TV anchor Karan Thapar. The book is titled “Devil’s Advo... Read

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