US showing interest in Kashmir, myth or a reality?

US showing interest in Kashmir, myth or a reality?

Srinagar: A news report about a diplomat from the United States of America visiting the Valley ahead of New Delhi appointing Dineshwar Sharma as a point man on Kashmir has triggered a debate. Recently Indian Express reported that a United States diplomat visited Srinagar and met three state ministers and civil society activists less than […]

Kashmir, Kashmiris first: PDP tells New Delhi

Kashmir, Kashmiris first: PDP tells New Delhi

Srinagar: The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reportedly conveyed to the Bharatiya Janata Party led NDA government at the Center that for it interests of Kashmir and Kashmiris are paramount for the party. “The ruling party (PDP) is leaving no opportunity to make it clear to New Delhi that its constituency is Kashmir and […]

Roping Hurriyat for talks, challenge for PDP, Sharma

Roping Hurriyat for talks, challenge for PDP, Sharma

Srinagar: Kashmir interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma who winded up his maiden Kashmir visit on Wednesday may have to devise a comprehensive strategy to deal with the stake holders. While winding up his visit he asserted that he would try his best to meet the Hurriyat leaders to break the ice but the question is who would […]

Attacks against places of worship in Afghanistan rise sharply: UN Report

Attacks against places of worship in Afghanistan rise sharply: UN Report

Kabul: The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said the country has seen a sharp increase in attacks against places of worship, religious leaders and worshippers, with civilian casualties since 2016 representing nearly double the cumulative number of the preceding seven years. Since 1 January 2016, UNAMA has recorded 850 civilian casualties – 273 […]

​Sugary diets could fuel Alzheimer’s disease, say scientists

​Sugary diets could fuel Alzheimer’s disease, say scientists

Maryland: For the first time, scientists have found a link between high levels of glucose in the brain and the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. Our brains break down glucose sugar in its most basic form to provide energy to make our higher work. People whose brains were worse at breaking down glucose suffered more brain […]

Hungarians take walking tour to overcome fears of Muslims amid anti-immigrant campaign

Hungarians take walking tour to overcome fears of Muslims amid anti-immigrant campaign

Budapest: A walking tour to learn about Budapest’s Muslim community in Hungary and its mosques has become popular with Hungarians as a way of overcoming fears and reservations amid a strident anti-immigrant campaign by the government. Budapest-based tour operator Setamuhely (Budapest Walk shop) runs 30 different walks taking visitors around the city’s architectural and cultural […]

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