RTA Rajouri approves 31 Route Permits

Rajouri, Jul 27: The Regional Transport Authority (RTA) Rajouri, which met here today under the chairmanship of District Development Commissioner Mohammad Aijaz Asad, approved 31 cases of route permits for various models of vehicles. The meeting was attended by SSP Yougal Manhas, ARTO Neeraj Sharma and representatives of Traffic Police. The ARTO briefed the meeting […]

Five World Cup questions for South Africa

  And so it begins. South Africa’s quest to claim the 2019 World Cup starts on Sunday, with the first of 21 ODIs before the tournament. The last time the team played in an ODI series, they lost 1-5 to a rampant Indian side whose wristspinners asked questions South Africa’s batsmen didn’t even understand, let […]

No one listens to Vaughan – Rashid lashes out at “stupid” comments

Adil Rashid has shot back at critics, in particular former England and Yorkshire captain Michael Vaughan and the Yorkshire county, after his selection in England’s Test team drew flak. He thinks Vaughan’s comments are “stupid” and “do not matter”, and he is hurt by Yorkshire’s expression of disappointment, which might lead him “to think about […]

Steyn likely to quit ODIs, T20Is after World Cup

  Plagued by injuries over the last couple of years, South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn is aiming to retire from limited-overs formats after the 2019 World Cup in England. “I will be trying to get to that World Cup [in England]. But after the World Cup I don’t see myself playing white-ball cricket for […]

Time for Kohli to show that he can score runs on English soil: McGrath

CHENNAI: Right from his playing days, Australian pace great Glenn McGrath has shared a great association with India. Years after retiring from the game, McGrath’s relationship with the country remains intact thanks to his association as director of the MRF Pace Foundation. ALSO READ: India’s search for a wicketkeeping solution will start in England McGrath, […]

Imran: Pak’s gale force ‘tabdeeli’ for change

  Neena Gopal You can quibble about his margin of victory, rain on Imran Khan’s parade by saying it’s a stolen election, a match fixed by Pakistan’s “Deep State”, declare it the “dirtiest elections in 30 years” as former chief minister of Punjab and PML(N) leader Shehbaz Sharif has done. You can raise questions about […]

Vikas and violence can’t go together

Patralekha Chatterjee Rakbar Khan, 28, father of seven small children, bled to death. The young man was a labourer in Mewat, Haryana, one of the most backward pockets of the country. A ban on mining almost a decade ago rendered many like him jobless. Rakbar’s family took to selling milk for livelihood. Last week, Rakbar […]

Vegetarian diet helps keep Indian gut healthy: Study

  The primarily vegetarian diet of rural Indians might be keeping their gut healthy and populated with good bacteria, a recent study has found. Scientists from Translational Health Science and Technology Institute in Faridabad found that gram positive bacteria is more populous in the gut of Indians than gram negative, as believed earlier. The human […]

Not the elderly, frailty may be more deadly in younger heart patients

Frailty is often thought to be a syndrome of the elderly, which comes as a natural and inevitable side-effect of aging. For clinicians, frailty is a concept which has long posed formidable challenges in perioperative medicine. For patients, frailty turns even the most routine operative procedures into complicated life or death undertakings. A new study […]

Governor reviews progress, security of ongoing Amarnath Yatra

  Srinagar, Jul 27: Governor N. N. Vohra, Chairman of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, reviewed the ongoing Shri Amarnathji Yatra at a high-level meeting at Raj Bhavan today. The meeting was attended by K Vijay Kumar, Advisor to Governor; B.V.R. Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary; Dr. S. P. Vaid, Director General of Police, J&K; Lt. Gen. A.K. […]