Mitsubishi Motors admits to using improper fuel tests since 1991

Tokyo :-  Japan’s Mitsubishi Motors admitted on Tuesday it has been using an improper fuel-efficiency testing method for 25 years and did not know how many cars were affected, widening a data-cheating scandal that has plunged it into crisis.The latest twist will likely fuel speculation that the misconduct stretched to vehicles sold overseas and will […]

DFCO destroys over 8000 litres sub-standard milk in a special drive

JAMMU:Under the directions of Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat, the Drugs and Food Control Organization DFCO), J&K has launched a mega 10-day anti-adulteration drive across the State. The objective of launching this special drive is to curb the menace of adulteration in the milk and milk products.The Enforcement teams of the DFCO […]

DDC meets representatives of Sopore Fruit Traders Union

BARAMULLA,: District Development Commissioner Baramulla, Yasha Mudgal today held a meeting with representatives of Fruit Traders Union of Sopore participated. Area Marketing Officer Sopore was also present during the meeting.The meeting took a comprehensive review of the progress of implementation of the decisions that were taken by the DDC during her visit to Sopore earlier. […]

Flu vaccines more effective if given in morning: study

London: Flu vaccinations are more effective and induce greater protective antibody responses when administered in the morning rather than the afternoon, a new study has claimed.Researchers analysed 24 general practices between 2011 and 2013 in a cluster-randomised trial during the annual UK influenza vaccination programme.As many as 276 adults aged over 65 years were vaccinated […]

Coach for Pakistan is waste of money: Qadir

NEW DELHI: Former Pakistan leg-spinner Abdul Qadir have said that hiring a coach for the national cricket team is a waste of money, Indian media reported on Sunday.“In cricket, there is no need for a coach,” Qadir said, while speaking to the Press Trust of India. “Having a coach is a waste of money and […]

Unbearable sameness of Kashmiri mainstream politics

If anything the first two weeks of the version 2.0 of PDP-BJP regime underlines yet again,  it is the sameness of the mainstream politics in the Valley, if not in Jammu. When around 120 youth – most of them teenagers – were gunned down through 2010, PDP was rightly the loudest in its condemnation.  The […]

Omar’s Acknowledgement and Mehbooba’s Plea

THE former Chief Minister of J&K, Omar Abdullah, in an interview with Karan Thapar of India Today, among other things stated that the “soft separatism” space that the PDP had carved for itself had been ceded away by the party by allying with the BJP”. To paraphrase Omar further, the former CM drew a parallel […]

Time To Rethink Our Strategy

A breeze of revival had started to blow across our conflict ridden valley with the late CM’s reconciliation and healing touch policy. Mr Mufti Mohammad Sayeed not only tried to take the valley towards development but also tried his best to bring peace and stability in Kashmir. His golden rule proved that the long standing […]

Listen Up: Mother Earth Is Calling Us Back

April 22 was Earth Day 2016. Each Earth Day marks another milestone in a profound human reawakening to the truth that we are children of a living Earth who survive and prosper only as contributing members of a living Earth community.The first Earth Day, in 1970, brought 20 million people to U.S. streets, parks, and […]

Vitamin D ‘heals damaged hearts’

Vitamin D supplements may help people with diseased hearts, a study suggests.A trial on 163 heart failure patients found supplements of the vitamin, which is made in the skin when exposed to sunlight, improved their hearts’ ability to pump blood around the body.The Leeds Teaching Hospitals team, who presented at a meeting of the American […]

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