Neem plant extract can reduce prostate tumour by up to 70%: Study

Singapore: Oral administration of a bioactive compound from neem – a medicinal plant native to the Indian subcontinent – may significantly suppress development of prostate cancer, a new study led by an Indian origin scientist has claimed. Consumption of nimbolide, a bioactive terpenoid compound derived from Azadirachta indica or more commonly known as the neem […]

Hillary fears nuclear suicide bombers from Pakistan

Washington:Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has expressed concern over the possibility of emergence of nuclear suicide bombers from Pakistan if jihadists get access to the country’s atomic weapons, a media report has said. “We live in fear that they’re going to have a coup, that jihadists are going to take over the government, they’re going […]

Pak Army Flies Media To LoC

Rawalpindi: The Pakistan Army is certain it “caused casualties” on the Indian side of the de facto border, Line of Control, “in response to” the cross-border firing by Indian troops which killed two Pakistani soldiers, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Lt Gen Asim Bajwa said on Saturday. The general addressed media in Baghsar area […]

‘Pied Piper’ Of Kashmir Booked Under PSA

Srinagar: Moulana Sarjan Barkati who earned several sobriquets’ including ‘Freedom Chacha’ and ‘Pied Piper of Kashmir’ after his video’s chanting pro-Kashmir slogans went viral was arrested by Jammu Kashmir Police at Wanpoh while he was on way to Arwani Bijbehara in South Kashmir. Barkati  is a popular Muslim cleric from South Kashmir’s Shopian district and […]

Social, religious and separatist organizations organized ‘Muharam’ meet

Budgam: With regard to Muharam-ul-Haram, a special meeting was held at the residence of senior separatist leader and President Anjuman Shari Shian leader Aga Syed Hasan Almosvi Alsafvi. The meeting was attended by the representatives from social, religious and pro-freedom organizations. Those who participated in the meeting including Ghulam Rasool Hami from Karwan-i-Islami, Maulana Mehrajuddin […]

Illegal timber smuggling goes unabated in Bandipora

Srinagar: Amid unrest in Kashmir, the illegal timber smuggling goes unabated in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district while the authorities are acting as mute spectators with taking no action against them. According to KNS correspondent, sources said that in Shalgund Sumbal area of the district, the illegal timber smuggling goes unabated. They said that at least […]

HC directs Govt to allow Er Rasheed to attend marriage-ceremony in Kishtwar

Srinagar: Taking serious not of strict restrictions on political and other activities of MLA Langate and AIP President Er Rasheed in Jammu province, State High Court yesterday directed government to allow Er Rasheed to attend a marriage function in his colleague’s family in Kishtwar and also sought detailed report from State DGP and Chief Secretary […]

Government in no mood to lift cellular internet ban

Srinagar: Cellular internet ban remained snapped in Kashmir Valley for the 85th consecutive day on Saturday. Prepaid users have also been deprived from the outgoing call facilities. Ever since the commencement of the cellular operations in Valley, this is for the first time when barring state owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) private cellular operators […]

LAWDA Demolishes 11 Illegal Structures

SRINAGAR: Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) through its Enforcement Wing Saturday demolished 11 illegal constructions, structures at Laam, Karpora Cheshma Shahi, Northern Foreshore Road, Gupt Ganga and Lashkar Mohalla of Srinagar. The demolitions were part of on-going drive of the LAWDA to remove illegally raised structures in their jurisdictions, an official spokesperson said this […]

Geelani Against War But Seeks Resolution of ‘Root Cause’

SRINAGAR: Escalating intensity of war hysteria in Indian population has forced Indian political and armed elite to “stage-manage Surgical Strikes to teach Pakistan a lesson”, observed All Parties Hurriyat Conference chief Syed Ali Geelani on Saturday. “By doing so,” Geelani said, “ a lid has been put to the roaring voices of revenge and sarcastic […]