Lynch Bids On Braid-Chopping Suspects Foiled in Sopore, Srinagar

Srinagar—Anger over braid-chopping attacks in Kashmir took a disturbing turn on Friday when a crowd in Sopore beat up a suspect who the police said was a “mentally challenged” person. According to the police, the crowd also tried to set the suspect on fire. Police received information that an alleged “braid- chopper” has been nabbed […]

Dominant J&K Bank pummel Rahim Greens

Srinagar—Jammu and Kashmir Bank Academy thrashed Rahim Greens Solina 5-0 in their super division fixture while premier division saw Iqbal Sports beat State Football Academy in State Football League 2017 played at Synthetic Turf TRC Ground, a statement from Jammu and Kashmir Football Association said on Friday. Iqbal Sports defeated State Football Academy (SFA) by […]

Cyclist Akber Khan to be Noora Hospital’s brand ambassador

Srinagar—One of the prominent health institutions of Kashmir, Noora Hospital has signed only international cyclist of Kashmir, Mohammad Akber Khan as its brand ambassador, a statement issued by the hospital said. Akber apart from featuring in the various promotions of the hospital will also be riding under Noora brand name in various competitions across India. […]

US?Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to visit India, Pakistan next week

Washington—US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will embark on a crucial trip to India and Pakistan next week as part of his week-long five-nation tour that would also take him to Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Switzerland. Tillerson will make Saudi Arabia his first stop on the week-long tour beginning tomorrow. He will take part in […]

Pollution killed 2.5 million people in India in 2015: Study

New Delhi—India had the world’s highest number of deaths due to air, water and other forms of pollution in 2015, according to a study published in the Lancet journal on Friday which showed that pollution killed as many as 2.5 million people in the country. Most of these deaths are due to non-communicable diseases caused […]

ATM malware has evolved to attack banks’ network and hack data: Report

Bengaluru—ATM malware has evolved from requiring physical access to infect the machines to now successfully attacking network-based access using the bank’s corporate network, a new report said on Tuesday.   Global cyber security solutions leader Trend Micro and Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) released a comprehensive report titled “Cashing in on ATM Malware”, that details […]

RBI says linking bank account with Aadhaar not mandatory: Report

New Delhi—In the wake of banks threatening their customers with the suspension of accounts for failing to link with Aadhar, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said that it “has not issued any instruction so far regarding mandatory liking of Aadhaar number with bank accounts.” The central bank revealed the information in response to […]

Study finds global calcium consumption is low

Washington—According to a new systematic review of research data ahead of World Osteoporosis Day on October 20, there are many areas of the world with risk to bone health. “Outside of North America and most of Europe, particularly Northern Europe, there is lower intake than there should be for good bone health,” said study lead author Ethan […]

Hamiz Aziz to run 110km on Sunday

Srinagar—Hamid Aziz, one of the top athletes from Kashmir, will run 110 kilometers on Sunday aiming to set a one day run record for the state. Aziz has recently participated in 59th Senior National Championship in July this year in Andhra Pradesh. Hamid has already covered 60 kilometers run on a single day with the […]

DPS Srinagar Wins North Zone Inter DPS Boys Football Tournament 2017

Srinagar—DPS Srinagar has won the prestigious Inter DPS football tournament (North Zone) held at DPS Greater Faridabad from 11th Oct. to 14th Oct. 2017. Fourteen teams gathered from various Delhi Public Schools across the northern India participated in the tournament. DPS Srinagar was grouped with heavyweights which included likes of DPS Jammu, DPS Amritsar, and […]

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