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Free voice calling feature on WhatsApp soon?

If media reports are to be believed, mobile messaging service WhatsApp is set to launch a free voice calling feature for its 600 million active…
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Seven people killed as army truck rams into cab in Kashmir


Wasim Akram to be father again

Pakistani fast bowling legend Wasim Akram is to be a father again as his Australian wife Shaniera Akram is expecting. The former Pakistani captain…


Stories untold: rediscovering Kargil’s forgotten past

“If the place is not recognisedIt is from where the whole land is seen”-The Gesar Saga For those who have lived through an extensively televised…

Literary Dispatch

The poetic physician: Momin and his art

It is an unfortunate occurrence that if there are many outstanding literary figures in any era, only one or two will figure in the general public…


What is the way out of Kashmir impasse?

India and Pakistan celebrated their 68 th independence day and Kashmir as usual served parchment for annual rejuvenation of nationalist fervor of…

Photo Feature

Photo feature: down the Afarwat slopes

In the famous tourist resort Gulmarg, less than six miles from the volatile ceasefire line that divides Jammu and Kashmir between India and Pakistan,…


New blood test to reliably detect TB

A new blood test has been developed to provide a fast and accurate tool to diagnose tuberculosis in children. About one million children develop…