Editorial

Silencing a saner voice won’t work

The journalist fraternity is in utter shock and is yet to come to terms with the fact that the veteran journalist and the Editor-in-Chief of daily Rising Kashmir is no more. Shujaat was killed on Thursday evening, just a day ahead of Eid, by assailants who fired multiple gun shots, killing him along with his […]

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Border misadventures

After remaining calm for a few days the India-Pakistan borders in Jammu region have once again been making news. Just yesterday four Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were killed in Jammu region while as a civilian was killed in Muzaffarabad in Pakistan administered Kashmir. The killings on the Indian side took place in Samba sector […]

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Ladakh’s misfortune

Ladakh region is the biggest region in the state in terms of geographical area. The area a difficult terrain area presents a tough challenge to anyone who either visits the place for a sojourn or even a business trip. Living at a high altitude with dry arid conditions is not an easy task. Lack of […]

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Eid of hope

Eid is just days away and the festival always generates hope and festivities all around. The state of Jammu and Kashmir being a Muslim majority state has more significance attached to these festivals. And this being the reason that even political dimensions are attached to this festival of thanks giving and salutations. Keeping this connotation […]

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Fake gun license racket

The state of Jammu and Kashmir has been witnessing militant violence since the past three decades now. The state which was naive to the use of fire arms till then, saw the use of guns and that too of all makes and calibers being used in the state. However, still the common masses in the […]

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Market revival

Eid is less than a week away and the market sentiment is still not picking up. The market places in Srinagar city and most of the towns are yet to witness the rush, hustle and bustle that is otherwise visible on Eid eve. Though the market experts and key players were hopeful that this Eid […]

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Towards a better healthcare

The State Health Department has finally drafted its much needed Health Policy 2018 which has envisaged several novel and reformative measures to be taken in order to make the system efficient, and make sure that the machinery which is already—bereft of a proper working plan—in place helps in serving better with added updates and changes. […]

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Need better planning on funding patterns

The state of Jammu and Kashmir can by no means even qualify for a developing state status. The infrastructure that the state has created during the past five decades will make it worthy of an underdeveloped state category. Still this has not been enough for those who have been running the affairs in the state […]

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Get your act together

Last week when the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) announced an exceptionally high rainfall for the state of Jammu and Kashmir, people across the state were alarmed about such an happening. The reason for people to get panicky arises from the fact that the state is still yet to fully recover from the jolt of the […]

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Capitalize on the visit

On Thursday Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will begin his two-day visit to the state. This will be his first visit since the Non Initiation of Combat Operations (NICO) was announced in the state ahead of the holy month of Ramadhan. The Union Home minister is also scheduled to visit and meet those affected by […]

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