6 toxic household items you need to get rid of

If you thought you were safe from pollutants inside the house, think again. Latest research suggests that chemicals in everyday products may place us at risk for health problems — from infertility and birth defects to certain types of cancer. While it’s impossible to avoid exposure to all environmental chemicals, there are means to rid […]

NASA Satellites Unlock Secret to Northern India’s Vanishing Water

Beneath northern India’s irrigated fields of wheat, rice, and barley … beneath its densely populated cities of Jaiphur and New Delhi, the groundwater has been disappearing. Halfway around the world, hydrologists, including Matt Rodell of NASA, have been hunting for it. Where is northern India’s underground water supply going? According to Rodell and colleagues, it […]

Equal in an Unequal world-The Paradox of Islam

As I ambled towards the immigration counter I was directed towards, I overheard a black police officer talking about ‘self discovery’ to his white female colleague. I looked at both the black police officer and his white colleague. And then something strange happened. I, reflexively, began articulating and musing on Islam and paradoxes. I looked […]

How Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s most famous poem came to be written

As the horror of partition gradually receded over the ensuing months, peace returned and poets picked up their pens once again. All of them wanted to express in their own words the sentiments of their fellow Pakistanis. Most of these poems proved transitory but in the ones that have been preserved, there is a reflection […]

West Indies Beat India To Qualify For Final

MUMBAI: Late replacement Lendl Simmons led a charmed life to blast 82 not out and carry West Indies to a nail-biting seven-wicket win in the last over against India in the second semi-final of the World Twenty20 on Thursday. Simmons was caught twice at the Wankhede Stadium, on 18 and 50, but both times the […]

Sports Calendar Issued

DC Bandipora Mr. Sajjad Hussain chaired a meeting organized by District youth services & Sports Officer Mr. Muzaffar Ahmad Tramboo to take stock of the strict implementation of the Sports calendar for year 2016 in district Bandipora. According to Mr. Sajjad Hussain,”I want to be clear about the role of sports to purify our society […]

Miscreants damage scores of SRTC trucks in Khrew

Pulwama:Miscreants Thursday damaged at least 20 trucks of State Road Transport Corporation (SRTC) that had arrived in Khrew area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district to load cement bags from different cement factories. The miscreants tried to set some SRTC trucks on fire but the timely action from police forced miscreants to disperse from the area. […]

Pathetic condition of Railway Tunnel: Protesters stopped moving train

Pattan: The agitated farmers Thursday stopped a train bound to Budgam from Baramulla near Pattan town of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district. The agitated farmers wanted to draw the attention of Railway authorities towards the pathetic condition of Railway tunnel in Pattan.   The Railway tunnel in Pattan is not only stinky but it is also […]

‘SSM engineering students accuse University of wasting their time’

  Srinagar : Accusing Kashmir University of wasting the precious time of students, Bachelor of engineering students from SSM College Parihaspora Pattan during a protest here in Press Enclave Srinagar said that both college and university authorities are least bothered about the future of students. The female students alleged that Controller Examination Kashmir University taunted and […]

Arrest of trio on charges of stone-pelting

  Srinagar:  Family members from three youth arrested by police during nocturnal raids in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district Thursday alleged that police want to frame them in ‘fabricated’ cases while the fact is that the arrested youth are students and not stone-pelters.  Police arrested three youth during nocturnal raids in Qaimouh Khudwani area of Kulgam. […]

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