Rashid’s Test return a possibility – Bayliss

On the back of some serious performances for England in coloured clothing, Adil Rashid could just pave his way back into the Test fold. England coach Trevor Bayliss felt that Rashid has been bowling ‘the best we’ve seen him bowl’ and indicated that Rashid in England’s Test team was ‘possible’. “This year is probably the […]

Neymar rules out transfer move, staying at PSG

  SAO PAULO: Brazilian superstar Neymar on Thursday sought to quash speculation about his future, insisting he planned to remain with French giants Paris Saint-Germain. “I’m staying, I’m staying in Paris, I have a contract,” Neymar told reporters at an auction to raise money for his charitable foundation in Sao Paulo. Neymar, who became the […]

Calum MacLeod, scourge of England, hits 58-ball century

Calum MacLeod’s 58-ball century led Derbyshire to their first win in this season’s Vitality Blast with a 31-run win at Wantage Road that kept Northamptonshire winless from five matches. MacLeod’s second T20 hundred, with 12 fours and four sixes, saw Derbyshire rack up 211 for 2 – their joint-second highest T20 total – that was […]

India’s Church: Mired in controversies

Flavia Agnes The Church in India is facing some serious challenges, both external and internal. At one end is the shocking news of “missing babies” from an adoption centre in Ranchi, “Nirmal Hriday”, run by the Missionaries of Charity (Mother Teresa’s sisters as they are popularly referred to). The news channels are having a field […]

Multiculturalism & Europe: Don’t forget history

  Saeed Naqvi Multiculturalism has been the flavour of the season at the World Cup in Russia, with migrants providing the decisive punch to all European teams which reached the top. Without migrants from Francophone Africa, there would be no French team which lifted the Cup after 20 long years. An irony attends the Croatian […]

CT scans may increase brain cancer risk

LONDON: CT scans, commonly used in medical imaging, may increase the risk of brain tumours, a study has found. The use of computed tomography (CT) scans has increased dramatically over the last two decades. CT scans greatly improve diagnostic capabilities, which in turn improve clinical outcomes. However, they deliver higher radiation doses, and can especially […]

Kale, beetroot: Nutritious ingredients for healthy food

New Delhi: With people becoming more health conscious, several restaurants have started introducing dishes with healthy ingredients like kale, beetroot and quinoa. These dishes offer wholesome goodness as it is not just good on nutrient value but also on taste, say experts. Rajesh Sawhney, Co-founder of Healthie.in and Rajiv Kumar, CEO of Culinate, have listed […]

Cross LoC trade under scanner

Cross LoC trade under scanner

The cross LoC trade has come under scanner once again as the Governor N N Vohra has directed the officials to verify the credentials of all the traders associated with the trade. Since the day cross LoC trade between the two Kashmirs has commenced it has hit many road blocks. There were speculations that this […]

Has pollution control board become fiefdom of some employees?

  Srinagar, Jul 19: Some employees hold charge of as many as four separate posts; some have not been transferred for more than two decades, non-technical staffers have been assigned technical posts and some technical and qualified people have been completely overlooked and their services not utilized at all. This is state of affairs in […]