Amit Shah in Jammu on 2 Day Visit

Jammu: BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday advised party leaders and ministers in Jammu and Kashmir to reach out to people, especially in the Kashmir Valley, in order to address issues in the wake of the prolonged unrest in the region. Shah also said there was no conflict of interest between the Valley and Jammu. […]

Lightening Kills Nomad In Ahrabal

Srinagar: A nomad was killed instantly after lightening Aharbal area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam District. Police said Lateef Ahmad Poswal of Tangmarg village in Aharbal was hit by lightening amid heavy rains in the area. The deceased was taken to Kulgam hospital where doctors pronounced him dead on arrival. The deceased is survived by widow […]

Delhi Channels Anti-Kashmir: Farooq

Srinagar: Taking on Indian news channels for defaming Kashmir and spewing venom against the people of Kashmir, former chief minister Dr Farooq Abdullah Saturday said that Nexalite attack on CRPF in Sukma didn’t catch the attention of the Indian news channels; instead it gave hype to Kupwara attack to spread hatred against the people of […]

NPP Launches ‘Yatra’ For Separate Jammu State

Kathua: To demand separate statehood for Jammu, National Panthers Party has started a ‘yatra’ to seek mass support from the different districts of Jammu. The ‘Haq-Insaaf yatra’ started from Kathua district is being led by NPP State President Balwant Singh Mankotia.  During the yatra Mankotia announced that Panthers Party will constitute Panchayat level statehood committees […]

First direct London-China train completes 12,000km-run

BEIJING: The first freight train to link China directly to the UK arrived in the eastern Chinese city of Yiwu Saturday after covering over 12,000-kilometres (7,500 miles), making it the second-longest route in the world. The journey is the latest effort in China’s drive to strengthen trade links with western Europe along a modern-day “Silk […]

Israel’s Syria raids meant to buttress terror: Iran

Tehran: Iran has condemned Israel’s recurrent military incursions into Syrian territory as attempts to shore up the Takfiri terrorists in Syria, who are increasingly losing ground against the Arab country’s army. Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Friday that there was no doubt that the inroads were “aimed at weakening Syria’s legitimate government” […]

Iran Candidates Face Off in Live TV Debate

TEHRAN: The six qualified candidates cleared to run for president by the election watchdog Guardians Council had their first live debate on Friday, warming up the race for the May 19 presidential poll. The field of candidates is almost equally divided between President Hassan Rouhani and his backers, Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri and former industries […]

‘Let the people of J&K decide what they want’

Professor at the Daniel K Inouye Asia-Pacific Centre for Security Studies, Honolulu, Dr Christopher Snedden is also a politico-strategic intelligence analyst and security practitioner who specialises in South Asia, the Indian Ocean, and Australia and Australasia. He has visited both sides of disputed Kashmir. His first book on the region — The Untold Story of […]

Science or Snake-oil:Can turmeric really shrink tumours,reduce-pain and kill bacteria?

Turmeric is a yellow coloured spice widely used in Indian and South East Asian cuisine. It’s prepared from the root of a plant called Curcuma longa and is also used as a natural pigment in the food industry. In the literature, curcumin is reported to be an antioxidant that protects the body against damage from reactive molecules. These are […]

Hard, Rubbery Omelette Leads to Plastic Egg Complaint

After the Kolkata incident of plastic eggs, now in Aamchi Mumbai two families have complained that the eggs they took home and cooked as omelettes were hard and rubbery. The Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporation (VVMC) has sent samples of plastic egg for testing.A Vasai resident, Sweety Misquitta, who had three days earlier bought a branded pack […]