Kohli reveals how the no-balls ‘pissed off’ Ishant

While most of the Indian team joyfully celebrated their victory over Australia in the first Test, there was one player who was “pissed off”, according to Virat Kohli. Ishant Sharma finished the match with overall figures of 3 for 95, but it was the number ‘5’ in the no-ball column that soured his mood. While […]

Gayle’s Mzansi Super League stint cut short

Chris Gayle will play no further part in Jozi Stars’ Mzansi Super League campaign as he is leaving South Africa to attend his mother’s funeral later this week. “Although my mom passed away on the sixth of last month she’s not been laid to rest as other family members were not able to get home […]

Kashmiri disappears from ‘Basha Sangam’

Kashmiri disappears from ‘Basha Sangam’

Union Ministry of Human Resources and Development removing Kashmir language from “Basha Sangam’—a language portal— has evoked sharp criticism from the mainstream politicians and others in the Valley. The Kashmiri language has been removed from the portal reportedly after a few Kashmir Pandit youth approached the HRD ministry and raised objections about some points. The […]

Racism

Aazib Manzoor In the pursuit of understanding oppression, one can hardly heave past the boulders of racism without taking them in to account. After all, every kind of oppression is a crude form of racism against a particular race. The prominent example of racism that pierced the European history was anti Semitism, devised and disseminated […]

CALLING BY NAMES, MAKING INFERENCES (BASELESS)— WRONG!

Faizan Bashir “Ya su gaamuk ma wichayothan; yim ha che shaitaan aasaan; tim ponssi ditnaya ati wapas yim wozum as’saith ditmit.” (Hey, did you see that rural guy; theyare deceptive; have you received the amount which you had lent to him) were the words being uttered by one of my boon-companions. I felt it be […]

Why You Grow Hair in Some Places and Not in Others

One of the mysteries of human evolution has been why hair grows in some places on our bodies and not elsewhere. Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine have found clues they say may help unlock that puzzle. Using mouse skin, the researchers found the existence of a naturally occurring inhibitor that’s […]

Treatment for Epstein-Barr Virus May Help People With Multiple Sclerosis

Australian scientists say they’ve found a new immunotherapy that’s showing promise as a treatment for multiple sclerosis. The therapy is based on a treatment for Epstein-Barr virus. The connection between Epstein-Barr and multiple sclerosis (MS) was made more than 40 years ago. Recent scientific research continues to show a correlation. At times, researchers have suggested […]

On Human Rights Day, relatives of disappeared persons protest in Srinagar

Srinagar, Dec 10: The Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) on Monday staged a protest demonstration in Srinagar demanding justice and information about their disappeared family members. Scores of the protestors assembled at press colony holding banners and placards and demanded to trace out their kith and kin who were subjected to enforced disappearances […]