updated 8:11 AM GMT, Jan 29, 2015

Technology & Gadgets

Now, post videos and host group chats on Twitter

The long wait for posting group messages and videos is over for Twitter users, as the social networking website on Tuesday revealed that users can now use the features from the iOS and Android apps.   Twitter revealed the features on Tuesday which now allows users...

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An open letter to 'angry' Indian netizens

An open letter to 'angry' Indian netizens

Dear, Indian netizens, I understand that some of you started targeting U.S. President, Barack Obama when he was spotted removing his chewing gum and popping it up again into his mouth while Pradhan Mantri Shri Narendra Bhai Modi ji was seen trying to explain something to...

Health

Having heartburn for three weeks can be sign of `cancer`

A new study has recently revealed that heartburn for three or more weeks can be sign of oesophageal or stomach cancer.   A national Be Clear on Cancer campaign launch coincides with results of a new survey commissioned by Public Health England, whichreveals only one in...

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An anatomy of Pandit migration from Kashmir

An anatomy of Pandit migration from Kashmir

Frosty winter days were menacingly uncertain as it had been almost a year now that popular resistance had been gradually spreading in Kashmir. Start of January bought with it news of expanding Indian forces across the valley; pouring in since the onset of winter...

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January 27, 1994: survivor recalls Kupwara massacre in Kashmir

January 27, 1994: survivor recalls Kupwara massacre in Kashmir

On a cold morning of January 27, 1994 Ghulam Hassan Sheikh, then 32, opened his tea stall on an intersection in the Kupwara town after a day’s break. By the time Sheikh cleaned his shop, everything was normal. However, after an hour, a single shot...

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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

Ex-PCB chief says 'criminal' Amir shouldn't be allowed to play intl cricket

Former chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) retired Lt Gen Tauqir Zia has claimed that tainted fast bowler Mohammad Amir should not be allowed to return to international cricket. Zia said that Amir's return might create problems for his teammates, as it would not...

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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...