Time For Travel Advisories To Go: Steiner

SRINAGAR – Michael Steiner, Ambassador of Germany to India, called on the Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, here this morning. He was accompanied by his wife, Eliese Steiner. During their meeting, the Chief Minister discussed with the German Ambassador several issues of mutual interest, especially those related to increasing footprint of tourists to Kashmir from […]

Kashmir goldmine of unexplored tourism potential: Akhtar

‘Govt to focus on promotion of eco, heritage tourism’ SRINAGAR:  Reiterating the commitment of the Government to promote the unexplored tourist destinations in Jammu and Kashmir, Minister for Education, Naeem Akhtar has said J&K’s tourism potential has immense scope for growth and the same would be fully harnessed through multifaceted approach. Addressing an impressive gathering […]

One who hasn’t seen Kashmir has seen nothing: Salman Khan

SRINAGAR: Pitching for reopening of cinema’s in Kashmir valley bollywood actor Salman Khan on Sunday said he would like to release his upcoming Bajrangi Bhaijan in Kashmir Valley besides other parts of India. Addressing press at Sonamarg Salman said it was surprising that the theaters are not operational here and people have to watch Bollywood […]

Iran’s leader slams ‘modern day jahaliya’

TEHRAN- Iran will help oppressed people in the region, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Sayed Ali Khamenei said, days after rulers of Tehran’s Arab neighbours met U.S. President Barack Obama and expressed their concern about rising Iranian influence. Sayed Khamenei also denounced Saudi Arabia for its role leading a coalition of Arab states against impoverished Yemen, comparing […]

High level meeting in Pak to tackle RAW’s activities

ISLAMABAD: A high-level meet headed by Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and attended by top officials from civilian and military intelligence agencies is likely next week to ‘monitor’ and ‘tackle’ the activities of India’s main external intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) in Pakistan. This comes on the back of the recent claims by […]

Lake in India catches fire

BENGALURU: Flames emerged from Bellandur lake in Bengaluru, the city’s largest water body just before dawn Sunday, 17 May, shocking local residents. They reported yellowish flames near the Yemlur side of the 700.13-acre lake out of the white, bubbly froth that had covered the lake for the past few weeks. For more than five minutes, […]

India opens $1 billion line of credit to Mongolia

ULAN BATOR/ MONGOLIA: The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi today announced that India will open a $1 billion credit line to bolster Mongolia’s economic capacity and infrastructure. Modi, the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Mongolia, held bilateral talks with his counterpart Chimed Saikhanbileg. The two countries inked 14 agreements to set up a […]

In India, 1,300 people die of cancer every day

New Delhi: With more than 1,300 persons succumbing to cancer every day, it has become one of the major causes of death occurring in the country due to communicable and life-style ailments, followed by tuberculosis. As per data of the National Cancer Registry Programme of the India Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the estimated mortality […]

App to help you learn foreign languages ‘fast’

LONDON:WaitChatter, a Chrome extension for GChat, generates interactive foreign language vocabulary exercises, so you can make the most of your time as a conversation partner is typing out a response. Here is an app that would teach you a foreign language without eating up your precious time! The researchers have developed the app to fill […]

Maharashtra bride asks for a toilet as wedding gift!

Akola (Maharashtra): A toilet stole the show at a traditional Maharashtrian marriage here. The prefabricated toilet with a water closet, a wash-basin and mirror standing around one foot above the ground, was the considerate wedding gift on Friday evening from the bride’s parents since the bridegroom’s family did not have one in their home. A […]

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