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  Life expectancy for young 14 years shorter in violent countries: Study

   Life expectancy for young 14 years shorter in violent countries: Study

London: Life expectancy for young people can be as much as 14 years shorter in violent countries compared to peaceful nations, according to a global study. A team, led by researchers at the University of Oxford in the UK, shows a direct link between the uncertainty of living in a violent setting and a “double […]

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Opposition parties running away from discussion in Parliament: Union Minister

Opposition parties running away from discussion in Parliament: Union Minister

Jammu: Union minister Anurag Singh Thakur on Saturday said the government has nothing to hide on the Adani issue and accused opposition parties of creating a ruckus in Parliament to evade a debate on the “people-friendly” budget. He alleged that they had insulted President Droupadi Murmu by stalling a discussion on the motion of thanks […]

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Why COVID-19 kills more men than women decoded

Why COVID-19 kills more men than women decoded

New Delhi: Scientists have found new evidence that may explain why men are more susceptible to severe infections of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, with increased death rates. The research, published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, indicates males fare worse than females with the COVID-19 disease because the virus more readily attacks females’ fat tissue, […]

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G20 event will be a massive boost to Kashmir economy: KCCI

G20 event will be a massive boost to Kashmir economy: KCCI

Srinagar: Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) on Thursday said a G20 event in Jammu and Kashmir will give a massive boost to the economy of the region. “Our region will get a massive boost in terms of its economy, especially tourism,” KCCI president Sheikh Aashiq told reporters here. He was responding to a […]

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India, US are ready to break down barriers: Experts

India, US are ready to break down barriers: Experts

Technology, defence cooperation

Washington: The launch of the India-US initiative on Critical and Emerging Technology (iCET) by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and his American counterpart Jake Sullivan is an important signal that the two countries are ready to break down barriers, foster ties in technology and bolster defence cooperation, experts said. Sullivan and Doval met at the […]

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Govt has given greater thrust to infrastructure development: Lt Guv

Govt has given greater thrust to infrastructure development: Lt Guv

Says J&K has emerged as a top performer among UTs

LUCKNOW: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said that the government in Jammu and Kashmir has given greater thrust to infrastructure development and transforming rural landscape. “We are providing best health care facilities, making governance responsive, transparent, easily accessible and reviving agriculture, industry and service sector for sustainable development in the UT,” the Lt Guv […]

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Bharat Jodo Yatra leaves behind trail of issues

Bharat Jodo Yatra leaves behind trail of issues

By: Asim Kamal Srinagar: The curtains may have come down on the Congress’ Bharat Jodo Yatra here but it has left behind a trail of people’s issues, enthused party cadres, controversies and a hope that the grand old party could mount a challenge in the general elections next year. Congress watchers feel the yatra has […]

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From struggle to success, Youtuber comes a long way to entertain people

From struggle to success, Youtuber comes a long way to entertain people

By: Muhammad Adnan Srinagar: Two years ago, Yawar Wani from HMT in Srinagar outskirts uploaded his maiden video on YouTube with no expectation that it would catch a huge response to a level that would make him a household name. He uploaded his first video in 2021 only to watch the reactions of viewers. Least […]

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Women’s Empowerment: Tahira Bashir from Kulgam earns name, livelihood through Mushroom cultivation

Women’s Empowerment: Tahira Bashir from Kulgam earns name, livelihood through Mushroom cultivation

Kulgam: Tahira Bashir, from Qaimoh village of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district has taken a stand to become financially independent and is growing organic mushrooms to earn her livelihood. She has started a business of Mushroom cultivation at home and is earning an annual income of Rs 75000. “I received training for mushroom cultivation through the […]

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JK freezes boundaries of all administrative units till completion Census 2021

JK freezes boundaries of all administrative units till completion Census 2021

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir administration has ordered the freezing of boundaries of all administrative units, including districts and tehsils, in the Union Territory till the completion of the Census 2021, officials said. The step is aimed to pave the way for the process of conducting of the Census in J-K, they said. “In exercise […]

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