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J&K records below normal night temp amid generally dry weather forecast

Jammu and Kashmir recorded below normal night temperature on Monday even as the meteorological department here predicted generally dry weather till April 25, officials said. A MeT department official here told GNS Srinagar recorded a minimum of 6.7C against 8.4C on the previous night and it was 2.2C below normal for the summer capital of []

RisingKashmir 22 Apr 2024 10:03 am

People of J&K are not fools: Altaf Bukhari on NC, Congress claims of restoring statehood

President of the Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party, Altaf Bukhari on Sunday alleged National Conference and Congress of deceiving J-K citizens with false promise to restore the statehood of Jammu and Kashmir if they are voted to power. In an interview with ANI, Bukhari said, I want to say two things. The people of J-K []

RisingKashmir 22 Apr 2024 9:45 am

Ecuadorians vote overwhelmingly in referendum to approve toughening fight against gangs

Ecuadors fledgling president has won a resounding victory in a referendum that he touted as a way to crack down on criminal gangs behind a spiraling wave of violence

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 9:44 am

NIA conducts raid at 9 locations across Srinagar in terror case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) personnel conducted raids at nine locations in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, on Monday in a case linked to terror activities. Personnel from security forces are deployed at the locations while NIA sleuths conducted the raid. The raids are still going on. More information is awaited. (ANI)

RisingKashmir 22 Apr 2024 9:41 am

Honeywell India boosts innovation by funding deep science start-ups through partnership with IISc

With an intensive focus on agri-tech, clean-tech, health-tech and green-tech, Honeywell has extended funding worth 2.4 crores in FY23-24 to eight start-ups and five entrepreneurship-in-residence programs (EIRs)

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 9:00 am

It is going to be a straight fight between BJP and Congress in Telangana, says Kishan Reddy

The Telangana BJP president is confident of improving upon the partys 2019 tally in the coming Lok Sabha elections

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 8:13 am

Mandya resident drown in sea at Malpe

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 8:05 am

Gukesh wins Candidates tournament, becomes youngest challenger in history of World chess championship

Gukeshm, the 17-year-old from Chennai, thus became the only second Indian, after Viswanathan Anand, to qualify for the World title match.

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 6:53 am

Kadiyam Srihari backstabbed KCR, alleges Aroori Ramesh

Mr. Ramesh lambasted Mr. Srihari, whose daughter Kavya is contesting the Warangal Parliament election as the Congress nominee, labelling him as corrupt.

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 6:03 am

22% students in IIT Delhi did not find a job in last five years, says records

The average and median salaries for the students have also been stagnating during the last four years, according to the RTI reply.

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 5:52 am

Caste polarisation deepens in Tirupati ahead of elections

After Balijas, Yadava and Brahmin leaders extend their support to the TDP-BJP-JSP alliance

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 5:50 am

The genomic accordion mpox viruses use to evolve, infect humans

In an April 18 study, scientists reported a section of the mpox genome believed to be less important is responsible for giving the virus a peculiar evolutionary ability

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 5:30 am

There is a strong wave in favour of TDP and its allies, says Kala Venkata Rao

He will be crossing swords with YSRCPs Botcha Satyanarayana in Cheepurupalli, which he says has been neglected in the last five years

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 5:28 am

Karnataka Muslim outfits to observe bandh on April 22 condemning Neha Hiremath murder

Neha Hiremath (23), daughter of Congress Councillor of Hubballi-Dharwad Municipal Corporation Niranjan Hiremath, was allegedly stabbed to death on the campus of BVB College on April 18.

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 5:07 am

Uttam asks KCR to apologise to people for destroying Telangana

He was addressing a meeting in his Huzurnagar constituency on Sunday in support of Congress candidate K. Raghuveer Reddy for the Nalgonda Lok Sabha seat.

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 5:05 am

Rama, the eternal guide

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 4:23 am

Voter turnout marginally better among women than men in Lok Sabha poll

69.85% of women electors and 69.58% of men electors exercised their franchise on Friday; women voters were ahead by 0.27 percentage points;

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 4:11 am

A hundred years ago| The Viceroys tour

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 4:02 am

Ghazipur Fire Caused By Gas Produced In Landfill: Delhi Fire Service

The massive fire that broke out at the Ghazipur landfill site in Delhi on Sunday evening continued in the night. Efforts were underway to douse the fire.

NDTV 22 Apr 2024 3:55 am

Congress leader Subhash Chopra appointed chairman of the Delhi election management committee

The Congress is contesting on three seats of the seven seats in Delhi.

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 3:39 am

Eight years in the making, Kashmirs magic carpet is a rare beauty

The intricate marvel, 72 ft. in length and 40 ft. in width, weighing 1,685 kg, and featuring over three crore knots, has taken eight years to weave, with artisans returning to the traditional trade and overcoming several challenges

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 3:08 am

Farmer issues, Naxalism take centre stage in Chhattisgarhs agro-belt

Holding a rally in Chhattisgarhs Balod in support of Congresss Kanker seat candidate Biresh Thakur on Sunday, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi alleged that the BJP-led Central government wanted to change the Constitution and curtail the rights of people

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 2:50 am

While BJP banks on Modi factor and Hindu vote consolidation to win Bengaluru Central, Congress depending on anti-incumbency and minority votes

The Bengaluru Central Lok Sabha constituency houses both the IT corridor and some of the areas densely populated with urban poor and crumbling civic infrastructure

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 2:46 am

Hindutva activists allegedly beat up truck driver in Belgavi

Jagadish Shettar, former CM and BJP candidate from Belagavi visited the spot and spoke to the youth.

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 2:25 am

Bandi Sanjay demands procurement of rain-soaked paddy

Mr. Sanjay visited the agricultural fields of several farmers whose harvested paddy got soaked in the untimely rains at Veernapalli in Rajanna Sircilla district on Sunday afternoon.

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 2:19 am

BJP and JD(S) want the Congress guarantee schemes abolished, says Randeep Surjewala

AICC General Secretary says Kumaraswamy and Vijayendra want the benefits of the State government amounting to 58,000 crore every year to be stopped

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 1:50 am

Healing land, water and ourselves

It is time for local nature-based learning to become a part of school education

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 1:36 am

Sustaining our earth and nourishing our bodies

There is a need to develop a policy framework at the intersection of gender, climate, nutrition, and food value chains

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 1:24 am

Centre considering inclusion of 11 Gorkha tribes to ST list, says Amit Shah

Issues of Gorkhas is a prirority for the BJP, Shah assured the gathering in Darjeeling through a recorded message

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 1:15 am

Violence not be limited to guns and daggers; environmental challenges lead to the slow death: Sonam Wangchuk

Environmental activist Sonam Wangchuk advocates for redefining violence to include pollution, emphasizing the need for updated laws and education.

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 1:14 am

J&K ADGP L&O & ADGP CRPF reviews preparedness for upcoming polls

Srinagar, Apr 21: Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) for Law & Order, Jammu and Kashmir, Vijay Kumar, along with Rajesh Kumar Yadav, ADG CRPF for the parliament election 2024, chaired an election preparedness cum security review meeting to assess and enhance preparedness for the forthcoming elections. The meeting, aimed at ensuring incident-free and smooth []

RisingKashmir 22 Apr 2024 1:06 am

Rajnath Singh to visit Siachen today

New Delhi, Apr 21 :Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will on Monday visit Siachen and interact with the soldiers deployed at the worlds highest battlefield. Last week, the Indian Army marked the 40th year of its presence on the strategically significant Siachen Glacier.The Siachen Glacier at the height of around 20,000 feet in the Karakoram range []

RisingKashmir 22 Apr 2024 1:06 am

California-based Kashmiri doc honoured with prestigious award for volunteerism

Dr.ShaguftaYasmeen, a distinguished physician originally hailing from South Kashmirs Anantnag district, has been recognized with the esteemed Oscar E. Edwards Memorial Award for Volunteerism and Community Service by the American College of Physicians (ACP). The award ceremony, part of ACPs annual Convocation event, took place on Thursday, April 18, 2024, at the Boston Convention and []

RisingKashmir 22 Apr 2024 1:04 am

Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmis shooting sparks excitement in Bla

Srinagar, Apr 21: Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi, dressed in military attire was spotted filming his latest movie Ground Zero in the historic town of Baramulla in Kashmir on Sunday. Accompanied by J&K police, army personnel, and his film crew, Hashmi made his way through an enthusiastic crowd, eager to capture selfies with the star. Hashmis []

RisingKashmir 22 Apr 2024 1:03 am

Minor dies, woman injured in Sopore fire incident

Srinagar, April 21: A two-year-old girl died and her grandmother suffered burn injuries in a fire incident that broke out in a residential house in Tarzoo village of north Kashmirs Sopore area on Sunday. The deceased minor was identified as Rida daughter of Tanveer Ahmad Lone resident of Wanigam Pattan and her grandmother Rafiqa Begum []

RisingKashmir 22 Apr 2024 1:02 am

RO Srinagar reviews preparations in 18 assembly segments

Srinagar, April 21: Returning Officer (RO) 02-Srinagar Parliamentary Constituency (PC), Dr. Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din Bhat on Sunday chaired a meeting of all Assistant Returning Officers (AROs), Deputy District Election Officers (Dy. DEOs), Nodal Officers for Postal Ballot, EDC and ETPBS for the upcoming Parliamentary Elections-2024 in the 2-Srinagar Parliamentary Constituency comprising 18 Assembly segments of Ganderbal, []

RisingKashmir 22 Apr 2024 1:02 am

Dr Syed Sajjad assumes charge of National Additional Joint Secy IFS

New Delhi, April 21: The Indian Fertility Society has announced that Dr Syed Sajjad Hussain has officially assumed the role of National Additional Joint Secretary IFS in an august ceremony held at Pride Plaza, Aerocity, New Delhi. The recent appointment of Founder Secretary IFS, Dr Syed Sajjad Hussain as the Additional Joint Secretary IFS (Indian []

RisingKashmir 22 Apr 2024 1:01 am

Sajad seeks support from Bukhari, BJP; unable to compete on merit: Omar

Anantnag, Apr 21: Former chief minister and National Conference Vice President Omar Abdullah on Sunday said the Peoples Conference (PC) President Sajad Lone cannot compete with him and is depending on Apni Party Chief Altaf Bukhari or the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to rescue him in the North Kashmir parliamentary seat. He made these remarks []

RisingKashmir 22 Apr 2024 1:00 am

Citys three Parliamentary constituencies record overall polling percentage of 55.94

A total of 27.24 lakh of the 48.69 lakh registered voters in the city exercised their right on April 19. Among the 18 Assembly segments, Thousand Lights reported the lowest turnout with 52.16%

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 1:00 am

Proud to be among 99% Kashmiris who bore brunt of NCs atrocities: Sajad Lone

Srinagar, Apr 21: J&K Peoples Conference President Sajad Lone on Sunday said he stands proud among the 99 percent of Kashmiris who have borne the brunt of National Conferences misrule rather than aligning with the one percent who perpetrated atrocities. Lone made these remarks while addressing a gathering of dedicated workers in Nihalpora, Pattan in []

RisingKashmir 22 Apr 2024 12:59 am

Absence of adequate public toilets in boulevard irks residents

Tourists are forced to use the deserted places on the beach, drains, and the precincts of dilapidated buildings as restrooms. A bio-toilet, installed behind theKargil War Memorial, has become defunct; so are the toilets built near the Calve College Government School

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 12:57 am

Final turnout in U.T. revised to 78.9%

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 12:49 am

Children experience Zero Shadow phenomenon

Pamphlets describing all aboutthe ZSDand its scientific significance were distributed to the students

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 12:48 am

Penkoottu forays into reel realm, forms film society

First film festival to be held at Mananchira square on May Day

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 12:46 am

One held in Panampilly Nagar burglary case

Valuables worth 1 crore stolen from the house of film director Joshiys son

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 12:43 am

Corrections and Clarifications April 22, 2024

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 12:32 am

Letters to The Editor April 22, 2024

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 12:24 am

Sobering assessment: On the IMF forecast, World Bank report

The richer nations must show more support for the poorest countries

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 12:20 am

Preparing India for water stress, climate resilience

The climate is the economy now, and understanding the crucial intersections between land, food, energy and water will influence how the economy functions

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 12:16 am

Empower the guardians of the earth, do not rob them

A unilateral decision to establish three wildlife sanctuaries in the southern Nicobar will deprive the indigenous peoples of their ancestral territories and lifeways

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 12:10 am

Limited company: On the Congress-Left spat in Kerala

The Left and the Congress are doing each other no favours in Kerala

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 12:10 am

Congress accuses PM Modi of hate speech, dares him to point to Hindu-Muslim references in manifesto

The party leadership was responding to Modis speech in Rajasthan where he alleged the Congress would redistribute peoples wealth among the Muslims

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 12:06 am

Coordination with other departments help in effective control of bird flu: Minister

This is the sixth time that influenza A (h5n1) or avian influenza is being reported in Kerala since 2014-15

The Hindu 22 Apr 2024 12:03 am

Artificial Intelligence: Is it a Looming Threat to Employment Generation?

While AI undoubtedly holds the promise of unparalleled progress, its implications for the future of work must be carefully considered to ensure a sustainable and equitable society in the age of automation

RisingKashmir 22 Apr 2024 12:01 am

Echoes of Lament

We need to dig deeper into the deteriorating situation. We have failed to transpose values and virtues unto our progeny

RisingKashmir 22 Apr 2024 12:00 am

Indian Army: A Beacon of Hope

The Indian Army's unwavering commitment to public welfare in Kashmir continues to be a beacon of hope for the region

RisingKashmir 22 Apr 2024 12:00 am

More Than 50 Students Hospitalised Over Food Poisoning In Pune: Cops

More than 50 students from a private coaching centre in Maharashtra's Pune district have been hospitalised after they suffered from food poisoning, a police official said on Sunday. All are in a stable condition, he said.

NDTV 21 Apr 2024 11:55 pm

Vijaya Sais backstabber comment triggers a war of words between YSRCP, TDP in Nellore

The YSRCP candidate flays two party legislators as well as fellow Rajya Sabha MP Vemireddy Prabhakar Reddy for jumping ship

The Hindu 21 Apr 2024 11:54 pm

Applications open for University of Madras free education scheme

The details of the scheme and applications are available at www.unom.ac.in

The Hindu 21 Apr 2024 11:47 pm

NRI Venigandla Ramu to clash with four-time MLA Kodali Nani inGudivada Assembly constituency

Both candidates belong to affluent Kamma community, which has a sizable presence alongside the Backward Classes and Scheduled Castes in the constituency

The Hindu 21 Apr 2024 11:40 pm

INDIA leaders slam Modi, BJP in Ranchi mega rally

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge lashed out at BJP government and held responsible for the arrest to two Chief Ministers

The Hindu 21 Apr 2024 11:27 pm

Vizianagaram train accident | Report faults crew, station staff and safety lapses on train for A.P. accident

Primary cause of collision was loco pilot overshooting signal while assistant failed to apply brakes; modified coaches caused failure of anti-telescopic features, worsening death toll, injury count: CRS

The Hindu 21 Apr 2024 11:25 pm

Jagan skips public meeting during Memanta Siddham yatra in Vizag; interacts with public, party men

The YSRCP president is likely to interact with senior party leaders of the north coastal Andhra Pradesh on Monday, in Vizag, to take their veiws on the partys election manifesto, say the party leaders

The Hindu 21 Apr 2024 11:12 pm

On the fall in household savings

The sharp reduction in household net financial savings, which has been at the heart of recent debates, and the rise in household debt burden are a cause for concern for growth and economic stability

The Hindu 21 Apr 2024 10:56 pm

Central Kerala in for an exciting contest

Stakes are high for political parties as well as candidates in the fray in the sevenLok Sabha constituencies.Issues such as screening of The Kerala StoryonDoordarshan and later for catechism students, human-wildlife conflicts and anti-incumbency factor dominate the electioneering scene

The Hindu 21 Apr 2024 10:48 pm

The Hapur story: cow, Muslim, and the bovine economy

The Muslim Rajput and Hindu Rajput-dominated villages hit the headlines in 2018 when Qasim, a cattle trader, was lynched on the boundary of the two villages and self-styled cow vigilantes grievously injured a witness; Muslims say they have become used to living in fear and dealing with the fractured social ties.

The Hindu 21 Apr 2024 10:46 pm

At Ninans Restaurant in YMCA Esplanade, time stands still

K.A. Ninan started it in 1956 to provide homely food to people at a minimal price. Waiters still wear blue turban, white uniform, and blue cummerband. The brand of oil, bought by Ninan in 1950, is still being used. Even the medium of cooking has not changed

The Hindu 21 Apr 2024 10:46 pm

Iran President to visit Pakistan to boost ties

Mr. Raisi will be accompanied by a high-level delegation comprising the foreign minister... as well as a large business delegation, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement

The Hindu 21 Apr 2024 10:37 pm

Ukraine says struck Russian ship in annexed Crimea

The Russian Navy used the ship for deep-sea work, including raising submarines and sunken cargo, and was one of the oldest in service, Ukraine said.

The Hindu 21 Apr 2024 10:33 pm

Residents along ECR want smooth execution of water, sewer projects

Drinking water and sewer lines are being laid in several areas dotting East Coast Road. But residents say underground electricity cables are often damaged when the ground is dug up for laying the pipes. They call for better coordination among line agencies

The Hindu 21 Apr 2024 10:32 pm

Virugambakkam of the bygone days is etched in memory

Despite the phenomenal development in Virugambakkam over the years, N. Subramanian still cherishes the memory of the area filled with coconut and plantain trees amid paddy and groundnut fields.

The Hindu 21 Apr 2024 10:21 pm

U.S. hints at sanctioning Israeli unit over alleged abuses

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken hinted at such steps when asked by a reporter in Italy about reports that his department had recommended cuts in military aid to an Israeli unit involved in violent incidents in the West Bank.

The Hindu 21 Apr 2024 10:20 pm

PDP President nominates Naeem Akhter as the Chief Coordinator

The Jammu & Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (JKPDP) President Mehbooba Mufti has nominated Senior Party Leader and former Minister Naeem Akhtar as the Chief Coordinator for North Kashmir Parliamentary Constituency including District Ganderbal. This was disclosed by the Party Chief Spokesperson Syed Suhail Bukhari in a statement issued here today .

RisingKashmir 21 Apr 2024 10:19 pm

Police attaches property worth lakhs of drug peddler in Akhnoor

In continuation its drive against drug peddlers to annihilate properties of drug peddlers in District Jammu, District Police Jammu executed another attachment operation resulting in the freezing/ seizure of movable property (private Car) Thar worth in lakhs owned by peddler at Akhnoor District Jammu. This property belonged to the notorious drug peddler Anil singh @ []

RisingKashmir 21 Apr 2024 10:14 pm

Lord Kallazhagar leaves Azahagarkoil

The Hindu 21 Apr 2024 10:10 pm