Yasser Arafat’s body to be exhumed 8 yrs on to ascertain real cause of death

London – Former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat’s remains would be continued to be exhumed by French officials in a bid to discover if he was murdered. A team of medical and forensic experts will arrive in the West Bankcity of Ramallah on November 24 to carry out the gruesome operation. The exhumation comes after Arafat’s […]

Money buys happiness only for those who earn below $150k

Melbourne – Individuals who earn between 75,000-99,999 dollars are more satisfied as compared to those who earn over 150,000 dollars, researchers say. Research from psychometric testing company Onetest found that people who earn between 100,000 and 124,999 dollars a year are the happiest, with 86 percent of those earners saying they are satisfied with life. […]

Smartphones lengthen work day by extra two hours

London – By giving users access to emails at all times, mobile phones add as much as two hours to our working day, a new study has suggested. Researchers of the new study found that people from Britain work an additional 460 hours a year on average as they are able to respond to emails […]

J&K Bank earns Rs. 516 Cr in 6 months

H1 net profit up 35% Bank will continue to focus on mainstay of state’s economy- Mushtaq Ahmad Srinagar – J&K Bank is all set to achieve a net profit target of Rs.1000 crore and business target of Rs.100000 crore (Rs. One lac crore) by March 2013. The Bank registered a net profit of Rs 515.62 […]

33% Kashmiri Youth Drug Addicts: Experts

Srinagar – One-third of people between the ages of 15 and 40 years are addicted to drugs in Kashmir, the heartland of a 23-year bloody revolt, doctors and sociologist say. Tens of thousands of people have been killed in the violence that broke out in 1989 and has left nothing untouched across the tense region. […]

J&K Bank share surges

Srinagar – With an appreciation of 9.4% in its share price, J&K Bank today topped gainers list as its stock hit an all time high of Rs 1225 and Rs 1224.55 at Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange (NSE) respectively. The surge in the stock price came shortly after the Bank posted 35% […]

China and India Pledge to Work Together on Cybersecurity

EastWest Institute’s 3rd Worldwide Cybersecurity Summit Features Promises of International Cooperation and Polling Results On the second day of EastWest Institute’s 3rd Worldwide Cybersecurity Summit in New Delhi, leading Indian and Chinese cyber experts declared their commitment to increased cooperation between their two countries, particularly between their Computer Emergency Readiness Teams (CERT). “CERTs have to […]

Govt launches transparency portal for PDS

Aimed at making public all information related to the distribution New Delhi – The government today launched a National Transparency Portal http://pdsportal.nic.in/ for Public Distribution System aimed at making public all information related to the distribution. “The portal has been developed with the objective of providing all PDS related information through a single platform in the […]

Mahindra First Choice Wheels attains 200 outlet Milestone

Srinagar – Mahindra First Choice Wheels Ltd. (MFCWL), India’s No. 1 multi-brand certified used car company has reached a new milestone with its pan India network comprising of 200 outlets.  “This is truly a Rise moment for the Company. Several years ago we had taken a bet on the fact that the used car market […]

Govt will try to restrict fiscal deficit to 5.3%: Chidambaram

New Delhi – The government will endeavour to maximise revenue collection and contain expenditure to restrict fiscal deficit to 5.3% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the current financial year, Finance minister P Chidambaram has said. “Best efforts would be made to contain fiscal deficit at 5.3%, during the current financial year even though […]