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Google reports 17.3 bln dollar revenue in first quarter of 2015

Google reports 17.3 bln dollar revenue in first quarter of 2015

Google has announced its earnings statement for the first quarter of 2015 where the company has made revenue of 17.4 billion dollars, up by 17 percent year over year. According to the Verge, operating income of 4.45 billion dollars represented a 26 percent increase over...

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Cushion the crops: an open letter to the true leaders of Kashmir 

Cushion the crops: an open letter to the true leaders of Kashmir 

Our success educationally, industrially and politically is based upon the kind of armor we establish for our nation. And the nation is strong when the plebeians of that land are focused, dedicated and ethically impeccable. The most significant chunk of plebeians is its youth...

Health

Italian doctor claims can transplant man's head to new body in just an hour

Surgeon Sergio Canavero has claimed that not only he can successfully conduct a head transplant, but he can do it within an hour. The Italian doctor, whose procedure would see a man's head being removed from one body and place to other, has vowed to...

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Kashmir battles: a case of floods

Kashmir battles: a case of floods

In the aftermath of repeated floods, massive destruction and disruption of lives in Jammu & Kashmir is a mammoth challenge for government. It is compounded by underlying political turmoil culminating in a ‘disconnect’ with the society. There is future of children at stake here...

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In 150-year-old Dogra tradition top offices move to Kashmir

In 150-year-old Dogra tradition top offices move to Kashmir

Keeping alive an over 150-year-old autocratic tradition, top offices of the Jammu and Kashmir government will shut in this winter capital Friday to begin their six-monthly sojourn in summer capital Srinagar. The practice of shuttling top offices, including those of the governor, the chief minister...

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Photo feature: down the Afarwat slopes

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, skiers from across the world have started to camp in Afarwat, some 3,950 metres above from the sea level, for...

Sports

'Voice of Cricket' Richie Benaud dead

Richie Benaud, the legendary Australian cricket captain who mesmerised generations of fans with his commentary on the game, died here on Thursday night, Cricket Australia (CA) said on Friday. Benaud, 84, was an outstanding leg-spinner and aggressive batsman in his playing days. He fought a long...

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In pics: attack on army camp in Kashmir

In pics: attack on army camp in Kashmir

Three days ahead of the Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the contested Kashmir region, a group of rebels stormed an army base in a northern border town killing eleven government forces. Six militants were also killed and the operation has ended while...