India Crash Out Of WC After Losing To NZ In 1st Semifinal

MANCHESTER — India’s famed top-order imploded on a day when it mattered most as a gritty New Zealand survived a swift counter attack from Ravindra Jadeja to win an exciting World Cup semi-final by 18 runs, here Wednesday. Indian top-order had one failure due and much to their horror, the semi-final proved to be their dooms […]

No Blanket Ban On Civilian Movement On Highway: Div Com

SRINAGAR — Divisional Commissioner of Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, on Wednesday said that there was no blanket ban on movement of civilians during Amarnath Yatra on Srinagar-Jammu Highway, the only surface link connecting Kashmir Valley with outside world.   “There is no ban on civilian movement during the Amarnath Yatra but only traffic regulation,” Khan said […]

Al Qaeda Releases Video On Kashmir

NEW DELHI —  In its first video on Kashmir, al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahari has asked militants to inflict “unrelenting blows” on the Indian Army and the government to “bleed” the economy and make the country suffer. In the video, Zawahari, who took over the reins of al Qaeda after the death of Osama bin Laden, […]

US To Form Military Coalition In Persian Gulf To Deter Iran ‘Threat’

WASHINGTON — The US military’s top general says Washington has engaged in talks with a number of countries to form an international military coalition to deter what it calls Iran’s threat to shipping in the Persian Gulf region. Marine General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said on Tuesday that the US was proceeding […]

Onus On Pak To Create Environment For Normal Relations: India

NEW DELHI —  India has conveyed to Pakistan that it wants normal neighbourly relations with it in an atmosphere free from terror, and the onus is on Islamabad for creating such an environment, the government said in Lok Sabha on Wednesday In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Minister of State […]

British Ambassador To US Resigns Amid Email Leak Row With Trump

WASHINGTON  — Britain’s ambassador to the US, Kim Darroch, resigned on Wednesday amidst an escalating diplomatic row between over leaked emails in which he described President Donald Trump’s administration as “clumsy” and “inept.” The resignation, announced by the UK Foreign Office, came after US President Donald Trump said Monday that the White House would no […]

UK Media’s Portrayal Of Muslims ‘Misleading And Negative’: Study

LONDON — Media reports on Muslims are contributing to a rise in Islamophobia with most British news outlets giving a “negative and misleading” coverage of the community, a first of its kind study has found. The study, published by the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) on Tuesday, said far-right leaders and commentators used TV debate […]

Article 370 India’s Internal Matter: MHA

SRINAGAR: No foreign government or organisation has any “locus standi’ in matters relating to the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir and these are internal and entirely for the Parliament to deal with, Union Home Ministry said on Wednesday.  It reiterated that Article 370, which provides for special status to Jammu and Kashmir, is a temporary […]

Mental Health and Women Empowerment

As much as people have suffered due to the conflict, Kashmiris have also dwelled in a discriminating and an extremely conservative society where women have become victims and are caged, disempowered and dominated upon. Gender equality and women empowerment indicators are very low. Over the decades, the age-specific mortality in Kashmir has increased within the […]

EWS Reservation Eligibility

The reservation system in India is a system that provides benefits to historically disadvantaged castes and tribes listed as schedule tribes, schedule castes, OBC’s (Other Backward Classes); people living in residentially backward areas, which are also economically backwards. In India it consists of various measures, such as reserving  seats in the parliament, for various government […]

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