updated 2:19 PM GMT, Apr 28, 2015

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Android users can now send directions, notes from desktop to phones via Google search

Android users can now send directions, notes from desktop to phones via Google search

Google has rolled out a new feature wherein users can easily send directions, notes, reminders and more directly from Google search on the desktop to their Android phones. According to the Verge, if the Android device is updated and has the right settings enabled, users...

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Kashmir: how army uses media to obfuscate facts

Kashmir: how army uses media to obfuscate facts

On April 14, Indian troops claimed to have killed a ‘militant’ in the Kamala forest of Tral. As the people of Tral identified the body of the ‘militant’ they immediately protested and pelted stones on Indian troops. It turned out that Indian troops had...

Health

Here's how our brains make memories

Here's how our brains make memories

A recent study has given new insight into how brain makes memories. Every time you make a memory, somewhere in your brain a tiny filament reaches out from one neuron and forms an electrochemical connection to a neighboring neuron. Vanderbilt University biologists studied how these connections...

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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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Protest at Nepal relief centre demanding food

Protest at Nepal relief centre demanding food

Hundreds of Nepalese who have moved out of their houses following the Saturday earthquake staged a noisy protest here on Monday demanding food and drinking water. The sudden demonstration took police by surprise at the Constituent Assembly building where hundreds of men, women and children...

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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

Afridi says senior player should either step up or step down post T20 debacle

Afridi says senior player should either step up or step down post T20 debacle

In the wake of the team's dismal performance during the sole T20 International match played between Pakistan and Bangladesh, T20 captain and all-rounder Shahid Afridi has said that senior members of the cricket team should either step up their game or call it quits...

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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...