The Chip That Changed The World

One of the empowering influences that has extremely changed our lives over the most recent 60 years was being the fruitful advancement of semiconductors or microchips as some other individuals call it. What’s more, it has gone from being an inconceivably basic gadget that was utilized – I recollect in the beginning of microchips individuals […]

Captain Sami Ara: When Dreams Take Flight Sky is the Limit

Though the Stereotype of gender bias is still prevailing in many parts of India but daughters have proven their mettle in all the spheres of life and outshone boys. They have elevated themselves to heights and are on top of the hierarchy. From statesmanship to aeronautical engineering, women have been walking parallel to men in […]

PDP, PC Spar On Social Media Over Kupwara Rail Link

SRINAGAR — Mainstream politicians in Kashmir have welcomed the Centre’s decision to extend the Banihal-Baramulla railway link in the valley to the frontier district of Kupwara, but the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the People’s Conference jostled on the social media seeking credit for the decision. “Congratulations to people of Kupwara, as the railway link from […]

Jammu University Professor Calls Bhagat Singh ‘Terrorist’, Panel To Probe

JAMMU — A professor of Jammu University triggered a controversy by allegedly referring to freedom fighter Bhagat Singh as a “terrorist”, prompting authorities to set up a panel to probe the matter. While delivering a lecture at the department of political science on Thursday, Prof Mohammad Tajuddin allegedly made the reference. Soon after students took […]

Finance Deptt Clarifies Regarding Fate Of Group Mediclaim Health Insurance Scheme

JAMMU — Responding to various media reports regarding Group Mediclaim Insurance Scheme, the Finance Department today clarified that the notice for foreclosure of the Insurance Agreement has been served to the insurer with effect from 31 December 2018.  “Till the midnight of 31 December 2018, any employee or their family members enrolled in the scheme will […]

Real Madrid’s Bernabeu to Host all-Argentine Copa Libertadores Final

ASUNCION — South American football’s governing body CONMEBOL on Thursday confirmed that the twice-postponed Copa Libertadores final second leg between Argentine rivals River Plate and Boca Juniors will be played on December 9 at Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu stadium. Originally scheduled for last weekend at River’s Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires, it was postponed after some […]

30 Journalists Killed By Organised Crime In 2 Yrs : RSF

PARIS — Journalists are increas­ingly becoming easy targets for organised crime, with more than 30 killed worldwide over the last two years, a media watchdog warned on Thursday. “The Mob has spread its ten­tacles around the globe faster than all the multinationals combined,” Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said in a new report on the dangers. “From […]

US Welcomes Efforts By India, Pak To Increase People-To-People Contact

WASHINGTON — The United States said on Friday that it welcomes efforts by India and Pakistan to increase people-to-people contact, days after the two neighbouring countries laid foundation stones for a corridor linking two revered gurdwaras on both sides of the border.  I’m aware of reports on this Kartarpur corridor. I understand that it’s kind […]

MBS Meets Modi In Argentina, Plans To Ramp Up Investments

BUENOS AIRES — Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and told him about plans to scale up investments in India’s tech, farm and energy sectors, an Indian official and the Saudi news agency (SPA) said on Friday. The two leaders, who are in Ar­gentina for the G20 summit, met in the […]

Minimum Temperatures Below Freezing Point In Kashmir Valley

SRINAGAR — The minimum temperatures remained below freezing point in the Kashmir Valley on Friday as an unabated cold wave continued in the Ladakh region, the weather office said. “Same weather conditions are likely to continue for another five to six days,” a Met Department official said. Srinagar city recorded minus 0.9 degrees Celsius, Pahalgam minus 0.6 […]