MHA Says Prepared to Handle Situation in Kashmir

New Delhi—Ahead of the first anniversary of the killing of militant Burhan Wani, the home ministry said it was prepared to handle any security challenges in Jammu and Kashmir.   Official sources said the Centre has already sent over 20,500 central paramilitary personnel to the state in the view of Wani’s first death anniversary and the ongoing Amarnath […]

45,000 kanals of land under use of security establishments in Srinagar alone

Srinagar: The Jammu & Kashmir government has failed to retrieve the 139 acres (1112 kanals) of land occupied by the Army at Tattoo Ground Srinagar even as bids were made during the current and former PDP-BJP stints to retrieve it by allotting an alternate site to the forces. In 2015, former Chief Minister of J&K […]

Burhan Anniversary: Troika Issues Protest Programme

Srinagar: ‘Joint Resistance Leadership’, Tuesday issued a week-long program on first anniversary of the killing of Hizb commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani and his two companions. Leadership comprising of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq & Mohammad Yasin Malik appealed people to follow program in letter and spirit and with persistence. As per program the weak […]

GST Rollout Row: Ruckus in LA;FM Moves Resolution on 101st Amendment

SRINAGAR—The Jammu and Kashmir Assembly Tuesday began discussions on a resolution moved by the government for implementing the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime without affecting the special status of the state. However, the assembly had to be adjourned after several legislators turned violent inside the House. The traders in the state feel the present […]

Pak dismisses Salahuddin as ‘global terrorist’,says it’s US decision,not UN

Islamabad—Pakistan on Monday dismissed the US designating Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin a “global terrorist”, saying it was not a UN decision but a move by the Trump administration to “appease” India. Alleging that India was offering its services to the US to “pressurise” China, Pakistan Prime Minister’s Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said India has been trying […]

N Korea successfully test-fires ballistic missile that ‘could reach Alaska’

Seoul: North Korea proclaimed Tuesday that it had successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile — a watershed moment in its push to develop a nuclear weapon capable of hitting the United States. US experts said the device could reach Alaska, and the launch, which came as the United States prepared to mark its Independence Day, triggered a Twitter outburst […]

USA Ditched Pakistan Again

They have done it again. To appease Indian Prime Minister Mr. Modi, USA has designated Hizbul Mujahideen chief Mr. Syed Salah-ud-Din, the freedom fighter for Kashmiri people, a Specially Designated Global Terrorist.  Since 9/11 attacks in 2001, Mr. Syed Salah-ud-Din is the only Kashmiri freedom fighter to make to that infamous list. It is in […]

Modi is here to stay

With 2019 national elections less than two years away, there is little indication that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s reigning popularity could be severely tested by either Congress or any other opposition party. After the resounding defeat in  UP and Uttarakhund, the opposition remains in utter disarray. So much so that they couldn’t even form […]

How Saudi-Qatar Rift Could Shake Up West Asia

Two weeks after US President Donald Trump’s trip to Riyadh and his address to a gathering of 50 leaders of Arab and other Muslim states, a diplomatic earthquake struck the oil-rich Persian Gulf region, and aftershocks could reach far beyond the region. In an unexpected move, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt […]

What is ‘cognitive reserve’?How we can protect our brains from Dementia

As we get older we have a greater risk of developing impairments in areas of cognitive function – such as memory, reasoning and verbal ability. We also have a greater risk of dementia, which is what we call cognitive decline that interferes with daily life. The trajectory of this cognitive decline can vary considerably from […]

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