​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 […]

Return land no longer needed by Army: CM to Defence Minister

Return land no longer needed by Army: CM to Defence Minister

Srinagar: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Sunday sought the intervention of Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for the return of the state land which is no longer required for operational purposes by the Army. Mufti had a one-on-one meeting with Sitharaman at Pahalgam in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district where the defence minister had come to attend a […]

Centre committed for overall development of J&K: Sitharaman

Centre committed for overall development of J&K: Sitharaman

Srinagar: Asserting that the centre is committed for overall development of Jammu and Kashmir, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the people of the valley need to understand that they can’t live in isolation. Sitharaman, who was on her second visit to the valley after taking over the portfolio of Defence, was here to attend […]

Interlocutor working on opening window with separatists

Interlocutor working on opening window with separatists

New Delhi: After completing his maiden five day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, New Delhi’s new point-man, Dineshwar Sharma is submitting his preliminary report to Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh in a day or two, informed sources said. Though Sharma has nothing worthwhile to share with the Home Minister, as for as his interactions in […]

Hurriyat should talk, if they feel pain of Kashmiris: PDP

Hurriyat should talk, if they feel pain of Kashmiris: PDP

Self-rule a solution for Kashmir problem Srinagar: Senior vice-president of ruling People’s Democratic Party, Sartaj Madni Sunday said if Hurriyat really feels pain of the people of Kashmir, then they should come forward for the talks. Stating that the PDP’s document of Self-Rule is a viable solution to the Kashmir problem, he said when PDP […]

Dry spell likely to end as MeT predicts rainfall on Nov 14, 15

Dry spell likely to end as MeT predicts rainfall on Nov 14, 15

Srinagar: The long dry spell in Jammu and Kashmir is likely to end as the meteorological department has predicted light rains between November 14 and 15. Director Meteorological department, Sonam Lotus, said, “We are expecting a spell of light rain between November 14 and 15. Lotus said the longest dry spells in the past couple […]

Govt yet to fill vital posts of Revenue Com Sec, RTO Kashmir

Govt yet to fill vital posts of Revenue Com Sec, RTO Kashmir

Srinagar: The government has left key positions vacant in the administration leaving people to face lot of difficulties. Despite weeks having passed since the retirement or transfer of the officers, these positions are yet to be filled by eligible officers. Important posts of Administrative Secretary Revenue Department and Regional Transport Officer, Kashmir, are yet to […]

Ahead of Chilai Kalan, pesky power woes return

Ahead of Chilai Kalan, pesky power woes return

Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his first rally in Srinagar had stated that Kashmir’s water resources can be utilized to lighten whole country, but who will tell the prime minister that ahead of the Chilai Kalan (harsh phase of winter), whole Kashmir valley has plunged into darkness. While most of the areas in rural […]

Sharma can only succeed if report tabled in Parliament: Dr Farooq

Sharma can only succeed if report tabled in Parliament: Dr Farooq

Srinagar: Veteran politician Farooq Abdullah has said the efforts of the Centre’s special representative for Kashmir can move forward only if Dineshwar Sharma’s final report is tabled in the two Houses of Parliament for discussion. The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister, who was re- elected president of the National Conference, the state’s main opposition […]

Veeri inaugurates 12 km Bijbehara-Ang stretch of Sgr-Qazigund highway project

Veeri inaugurates 12 km Bijbehara-Ang stretch of Sgr-Qazigund highway project

Anantnag: Terming road connectivity as pivotal for development, Minister for Revenue, Disaster Management, Relief Rehabilitation & Reconstruction, Abdul Rehman Veeri today inaugurated 12km Bijbehara-Anantnag stretch of the prestigious four-lane Srinagar- Qazigund highway project. The Minister was accompanied by SE R&B Anantnag, ADC Anantnag, representatives of Ramkay and National Highway Authority of India. Veeri asserted that […]

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