India, Pak ties again on the mend

Pakistan’s probe team is in India for the investigation of the Pathankot attack. The team led by Punjab counter-terrorism department’s Additional Inspector-General Muhammad Tahir Rai and an ISI official  cross-examined the witnesses and also visited the Pathankot air base. India has allowed the visit as it doesn’t want the Islamabad to blame lack of cooperation […]

PDP’s ‘Kashmir issue’ :Beyond Simple Political Gains

“One cannot say what will happen tomorrow. Let her (Mehbooba Mufti) take time. Let us support her and maybe she will do well”, said Dr. Farooq Abdullah on 13th February in a session on Kashmir at the Delhi Gymkhana Club. A month after the session, Dr. Farooq Abdullah on March 11 said, “2014 verdict and […]

Food Labels and Why You Need to Read Them

“Labels and Logos on food materials are not only animated graphics butalso an indication of authenticity of standards’’ Jammu and Kashmir Food and Drug Control Organization recently seized huge stocks of sub-standard foodstuff like chicken kebabs, fish kebabs, partially cooked fish etc. Valley markets are inundated with such spurious edibles being sold at cheap rates […]

Why The MBA Is More Relevant Than Ever

A few weeks back I was conducting a routine admissions interview for a prospective applicant to my alma-mater business school. All seemed on track until near the end, when the candidate lobbed an interesting question back at me. “What do you think is the future of the MBA in the next 5-10 years and how […]

Yadav’s phone calls to family in Marathi gave him away: report

AHMEDABAD: Top Indian intelligence officials suspect Kulbushan Yadav’s phone had been under surveillance by Pakistani intelligence and believe Yadav’s complacency led to his capture, revealed the Ahmedabad Mirror. According to the Ahmedabad Mirror, Indian intelligence officials suspect that many of Yadav’s habits and mannerisms gave him away and his phone calls in Marathi to his […]

Mumbai Blasts: 10 Convicted, 3 Acquitted In 2002-03 Bombings Case

MUMBAI : A special Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) court on Tuesday convicted ten accused and acquitted three in the triple bomb blasts case that took place in Mumbai between December 2002 and March 2003. The three acquitted by the court are Nadeem Paloba, Harun Lohar and Adnan Mulla. The ten accused are convicted under […]

Iran must boost defense capabilities

TEHRAN: Supreme leader of Iran Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has stressed the strengthening of Iran’s defense capabilities in the face of enemy threats. Ayatollah Khamenei made the remarks in a meeting with eulogists on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad’s (Saw) daughter Hazrat Fatema Zahra on Wednesday. Ayatollah Khamenei noted that Iran […]

Trump Says A Nuclear Armed Pakistan Is a Very Very Vital Problem

WASHINGTON: A nuclear-armed Pakistan is a “very very vital problem”, Republican presidential front- runner Donald Trump has said and asserted that the country needs to “get a hold of” its situation. “Pakistan is a very, very vital problem and really vital country for us because they have a thing called nuclear weapons. They have to […]

Millions of Americans are at risk from man-made earthquakes

It has long been known that there are parts of the US vulnerable to the vagaries and dangers of natural earthquakes and tremors. But scientists have revealed for the first time that anywhere up to seven million people may be vulnerable to the threat of manmade earthquake, created by human activity such as wastewater disposal […]

SAC approves SOP regarding Government business upon imposition of Governor’s Rule

Jammu: The State Administrative Council, in its meeting held under the chairmanship of Governor N.N. Vohra approved the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for actions being taken on various issues within prescribed timelines for ensuring that Government Business is discharged effectively whenever the democratically elected government gives way to the Governor’s Rule.  It was observed that […]

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