updated 1:26 PM GMT, Apr 19, 2015

Technology & Gadgets

Google unveils 'Find My Phone', to track down misplaced mobiles

Google unveils 'Find My Phone', to track down misplaced mobiles

Google has launched a new service to track down misplaced mobile devices of its users. According to the engadget.com, the name of this new service is called 'Find My Phone'. Although, Android Device Manager is already available to help find lost phones and tablets, but just...

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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

Can 'maple syrup' reduce antibiotics' use?

Can 'maple syrup' reduce antibiotics' use?

It turns out that the sweet treat you pour over your pancakes could make antibiotics more effective against bacteria. According to the findings of the researchers at McGill University , combining the concentrated extract of maple syrup with common antibiotics could increase the microbes' susceptibility...

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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...

Features

Masrat Alam: a rock stuck in Mufti's throat?

Masrat Alam: a rock stuck in Mufti's throat?

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed's decision to "provide democratic space to separatist politics" by releasing Masrat Alam has badly backfired. Instead, the decision had made hardline positions on two sides even harder. Alam's arrest in 2010 was "a hard earned success" for...

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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...