Everything you need to know about Kashmir University: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Kashmir University: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Jammu, May 23 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police Thursday arrested a police constable involved in drug smuggling from mountainous Rajouri district, an officer said.
Melbourne, May 23 (ANI): Scientists have claimed that higher the floor a person lives on, the greater will be their life expectancy.
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir), May 22 (ANI): Kashmir's Nageen Lake has got a new look following the construction of a state of the art Sewage Treatment Plant (STP), and due to a cleanliness drive that has attracted tourists and received applause from locals.
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Scientists have engineered nanoparticles derived from grapefruit lipids that could be used to deliver anti-cancer and other drugs to tumour cells, says a study.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Phosphatidylserine - a natural food supplement produced from beef, oysters, and soy - improves the functioning of genes involved in degenerative brain disorders, including Parkinson's disease and Familial Dysautonomia (FD).
Washington, May 22 (ANI): A new study by investigators at the University of Michigan and Eli Lilly may reveal the "switch" that helps our brains to make the shift from current behaviours to new ones.
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Toral Rasputra, who replaced Pratyusha Banerjee as Anandi on popular show "Balika Vadhu", is happy that finally the viewers are accepting her in the role.
London, May 21 (ANI): Protesters from the Kashmir National Party (KNP) demonstrated in front of the Pakistan High Commission in London against the recent killing of their leader Arif Shahid in Pakistan.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Southampton have shown that blind and visually impaired people have the potential to use echolocation, similar to that used by bats and dolphins, to determine the location of an object.
Srinagar, May 21 (ANI): The All Hurriyat Conference called for a complete shutdown and a protest march in Kashmir on Tuesday to commemorate the death anniversary of prominent separatist leader Mirwaiz Moulvi Muhammad Farooq.
Moscow, May 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's federal government will pay out roughly $5,400 to Russian gold medallists at this summer's University Games in the Russian city of Kazan, according to a decree signed Tuesday by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Abhishek Kapoor, who introduced Sushant Singh Rajput to filmdom with "Kai Po Che!", is all set to roll the cameras with the actor again for his next film, which will be widely shot in Kashmir.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Sometimes the better part of wisdom is to know when to quit in a new business, a new study has concluded.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Increasing the amount of time that elementary schoolchildren spent in gym class reduces the probability of obesity, a new study from Cornell University has found.
London, May 20 (IANS) People who begin drinking alcohol during puberty are more likely to become addicts, a German study has said.
Jammu, May 20 (IANS) The number of identified sick industrial units in Jammu and Kashmir is rising and industrialists say the government is not taking adequate measures to arrest the degrowth in the sector.
Jammu, May 20 (ANI): Protesters took to streets in Jammu on Monday and burnt an effigy of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.
London, May 20 (ANI): Foreigners residing in London are set to outnumber Brits within 20 years, a new study has revealed.
Washington, May 20 (ANI): A new study has found that optimal treatment of sleep apnea in patients with prediabetes improves blood sugar (glucose) levels, suggesting that it can reduce cardiometabolic risk.
London, May 20 (ANI): Scientists have said that the recent downturn in the rate of global warming will lead to lower temperature rises in the short-term.
Srinagar May 19 (ANI): Around 50 Shikara boats in Jammu and Kashmir lined up in the renowned Dal Lake on Sunday to participate in a race, which was organised to showcase the culture of the state and promote tourism in the valley.
Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir), May 19 (ANI): A crumbling building, absent school benches and blackboards coupled with frequent power cuts is being offered to school students, of a remote area in Rajouri district of Kashmir, who are keen to get basic education for a better future.
Islamabad, May 19 (ANI): The Chinese ambassador to Pakistan has said that China is ready to act as an arbiter in Kashmir dispute but any such arrangement is subject to India's consent.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Tokyo are in the process of developing a technology to put the mobile phone on the palm of your hand.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Fewer than 50 percent of primary school-aged boys and fewer than 28 percent of girls meet the minimum levels of physical activity required to maintain health.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): NASA's senior Mars rover Opportunity is investigating a rock intensely altered by water.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): A new research has suggested that reproductive function of women may be tied to their immune status.
Srinagar, May 18 (IANS) A junior commissioned officer (JCO) was killed and a soldier was injured when army soldiers foiled an infiltration bid in north Kashmir's Kupwara district early Saturday, an official said.
Srinagar, May 18 (IANS) Are Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti hunting for "safe" seats for the 2014 assembly elections? The question is particularly poignant in Abdullah's case as it would mean his moving away from a constituency that his grandfather and father have nursed since 1975 and which has gone out of the family's grasp only once.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Researchers from Qinghai University, BGI, and other institutes have provided evidence that some genetic factors may be associated with the Tibetan antelope's adaption to harsh highland environments.
Berlin, May 18 (ANI): Countries that have higher levels of corruption struggle to attract and retain skilled workers, the authors of a new study published in EMBO have reported.
Muzaffarabad (Pakistan), May 18 (ANI): A Chinese man has been taken into protective custody in Pakistan administered Kashmir after he was accused of desecrating the Koran.
Srinagar, May 18 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has welcomed the release of Suspected Hizbul militant Liyaqat Shah on bail by a special NIA court in Delhi.
Srinagar, May 17 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's ruling National Conference (NC) Friday welcomed the Delhi High Court decision to grant bail to militant Liyaqat Shah, saying it proved Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's stand that he was returning for rehabiliation, not a terror strike.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): A professor from Scotland has created a pizza that offers the correct balance of all the nutrients required through the day.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): A team of scientists in China has produced the lightest material ever made.
London/Brussels, May 17 (ANI): Condemning the brutal murder of Kashmiri nationalist leader Arif Shahid on May 13 the Kashmir National Party (KNP) will observe a five-day long hunger strike outside Pakistani High Commission in London from May 20 (Monday).
Washington, May 17 (ANI): A new device proposed by scientists at the University of Nevada, Reno and Stanford University that would detect elusive gravity waves from the other end of the cosmos, may open a new window into the nature of the universe.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Our brains are wired to make music-color connections depending on how the melodies make us feel, according to a new research from the University of California, Berkeley.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Lieutenant General (retd) Nirbhay Sharma, one of the most decorated field commanders of the Indian Army, has been appointed governor of Arunachal Pradesh, an official statement from Rashtrapati Bhavan said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee has appointed Lt. Gen. (Retired) Nirbhay Sharma as the next Governor of Arunachal Pradesh.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): A team of scientists from UK and Canada has discovered ancient pockets of water, which have been isolated deep underground for billions of years and contain abundant chemicals known to support life.
New York, May 16 (ANI): Men holding guitars appear more attractive to women, a new study has revealed.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): A new study into the incubation behavior of modern birds has shed new light on the type of parental care carried out by their long extinct ancestors -Theropods, a group of carnivorous dinosaurs from which birds descended.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Using images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), scientists have estimated that the red planet is bombarded by more than 200 small asteroids or bits of comets per year forming craters at least 12.8 feet (3.9 meters) across.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): The first global topographic map of Saturn's largest moon Titan has been created, giving researchers a valuable tool for learning more about one of the most Earth-like and interesting worlds in the solar system.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Members of civil society group of Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday urged the centre to release all the political prisoners of the state to ensure peace in the region.
Srinagar, May 15 (IANS) There was a 36 percent decline in militancy-related violence in Jammu and Kashmir during 2012 as compared to 2011 and 54 security forces' bunkers were removed from public places here in 2012, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Wednesday.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Many of the biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease that could potentially predict which patients will develop the disorder later in life have already been identified.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): A recent research at the University of Missouri has discovered that an individual can indeed successfully try to be happier, especially when cheery music aids the process.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): in an effort to combat cyber attacks, North Carolina State University researchers have developed a software algorithm to detect and isolate cyber-attacks on networked control systems that play an important role in coordinating transportation, power and other infrastructure across the United States.
Lumami, May 15 (ANI): Asserting that innovation is the key to progress and prosperity, President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday called upon the faculty and students of the Nagaland University to search, spread, sense and celebrate innovations in the region.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): A new University of Missouri study has found that testosterone levels during group competition are modulated depending on the relationships among the competitors and may be related to the formation of alliances in warfare.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Danish chemists have introduced a novel dye that they say have the potential to outperform all fluorescent dyes currently used in imaging technology.
Srinagar, May 14 (IANS) A fortnight-long tourism festival kicked off here Tuesday to attract visitors to the Kashmir Valley.
Sringar, May 13 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday stressed that peace and tranquility hold the key to groom and grow the tourism industry in the state for which over Rs.383 crores have been sanctioned during the last four years by his government.
Srinagar, May 13 (IANS) An army helicopter crashed Monday morning in the Siachen glacier area of Jammu and Kashmir, defence sources said here. The helicopter was on a routine sortie, officials told IANS, adding that the two people on board, the pilot and co-pilot, emerged safely.
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) Nawaz Sharif, who was Sunday poised to return to power in Pakistan after a 14-year hiatus, said a new round of talks will be resumed with India on the Kashmir issue, a media report said.
Jammu, May 12 (IANS) Owing to unseasonal snowfall and heavy rains, thousands of nomadic Gujjar graziers and their livestock have been left stranded in higher reaches of Kashmir's north-western Himalayas, an official said Sunday.
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Researchers in the US are hoping to start human trials of memory implants in the next two years.
Jammu, May 12 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir state police and army troops in a joint operation unearthed a large cache of arms and ammunition from a location close to the Line of Control (LoC) with Pakistan in Poonch district Saturday evening.
Srinagar, May 12 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Sunday that Kashmiris should take a cue from the voters in Pakistan and ignore future election boycott calls in the state.
Jammu, May 11 (IANS) The Indian Army is training youth from a remote mountainous area of Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district for a mega recruitment rally beginning May 30, an official said Saturday.
Los Angeles, May 11 (IANS) New research reveals that friendly co-workers can reduce risk of developing type 2 diabetes, the most common form of diabetes.
Srinagar, May 11 (ANI): Farmers in Kashmir are reaping it rich ever since they took up trench cultivation.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): A drug currently being used to treat leukemia has been found to help halt the production of toxic proteins in the brains of mice.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): In order to stay connected and bond better, one in three mothers is being 'friends' with their children on Facebook.
Srinagar, May 11 (ANI): A civilian in Kashmir was shot dead by suspected militants.
Srinagar, May 11 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen killed the imam (priest) of a south Kashmir mosque late Friday night, police here said.
Pune, May 10 (IANS) Having made his Indian Premier League (IPL) debut against Kolkata Knight Riders, Pune Warriors all-rounder Parvez Rasool is already eyeing a berth in the Indian national squad.
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): Amid massive concerns expressed by some Members of Parliament (MPs) over the decision to introduce a four-year graduation course in Delhi University, Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister M.M. Pallam Raju on Friday said the government is looking into those issues, but added that the momentum that is being generated towards its implementation should not be derailed.
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) A police officer was killed Friday in a guerrilla hit-and-run attack in south Kashmir's Pulwama district.
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) Some 700 soldiers and police personnel Friday combed a mountainous area in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district to track down five or six terrorists, army sources said.
New York, May 10 (ANI): A football player from Columbia University has reportedly been charged for threatening and insulting a fellow student with racial slurs.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Researchers have made a significant first step with newly engineered biomaterials for cell transplantation that could help lead to a possible cure for Type 1 diabetes.
Amid the much hue and cry about the issue of propose four year bachelors degree courses in Delhi University, Minister of State for Human Resource Development (HRD) Shashi Tharoor has said that there should be no political interference in the decisions of a university
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Swedish and Spanish engineers have created a system of sensors that detects fruit odours more effectively than the human sense of smell.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): The idea of superintelligent machines may sound like the plot of a sci-fi movie, but many experts say that the idea isn't far-fetched.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Scientists have found that the phenolic compounds found in champagne can improve spatial memory.
Srinagar, May 8 (ANI): Lack of adequate infrastructure disappointed tourists visiting Kashmir, even as authorities urged the government to take adequate steps to cope with the increasing number of visitors to the valley.
Srinagar, May 8 (IANS) As the temperatures rise in the plains so do the tourist arrivals in Kashmir, with people associated with the industry praying for another record season this summer.
London, May 8 (ANI): Plants appear to help each other grow with soothing microscopic sounds, a new study has found.
The hague, May 7 IANS) International Monetary Fund's managing director Christine Lagarde's meeting with Dutch students was interrupted on Tuesday by chanting protestors who were discontent with the IMF's policies to resolve the eurozone debt crisis.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo member Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday said the Parliament should be consulted before taking a decision to introduce a four-year graduation course in Delhi University (DU).
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Dancer-actor Javed Jaffrey, who tasted success as a producer with "Inshallah, Kashmir", says he now plans to direct a film and that it will happen soon.
Srinagar, May 7 (ANI): In order to protect themselves, a group of thirty girls underwent martial art training in Kashmir.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): The Central Government will soon issue a new set of standard operating procedures (SOPs) for Kashmiri militants, who want to return to India through the Nepal border to surrender under a special scheme.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): Pakistan is standing on the threshold of a historic transition. The process started with the Pakistan People's Party (PPP)-led government completing its full term and paving the way for a smooth general election by handing over power to a caretaker government, and then, entering the electoral fray like any other party.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Kashmir was not an "obstacle" in India-Pakistan ties but a very important issue which needs to be resolved "peacefully" to the satisfaction of both countries and the Kashmiri people, Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif said Monday.
London, May 6 (ANI): Natural emissions and manmade pollutants can both have an unexpected cooling effect on the world's climate by making clouds brighter, University of Manchester scientists have revealed.
Srinagar, May 6 (ANI): Traders in Kashmir observed a daylong shutdown on Monday as a mark of protest against the supply of spurious drugs in government run hospitals, while demanding action against the culprits.
Srinagar, May 6 (ANI): Protesters staged demonstrations outside the state secretariat on Monday, against the supply of spurious drugs in government run hospitals, and demanded action against the culprits.
London, May 5 (IANS) Connoisseurs have long advocated its benefits -- and now a new British study has suggested that three glasses of bubbly a week can help improve memory.
London, May 5 (IANS) A study has suggested writing a 'happy list' before the start of each working day can help stressed-out workers improve their problem-solving skills.
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Scientists have long thought that early land vertebrates developed legs for moving around on land well before their feeding systems and dietary habits changed enough to let them eat a land-based diet, but no strong evidence has been found yet to prove it.
Melbourne, May 5 (ANI): Despite big challenges, man could be sent on a mission to Mars over the next 20 years, NASA and private sector experts have said.
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): As a major initiative to promote tourism in Kashmir Valley, Union Minister Tourism K. Chiranjeevi on Saturday announced that 'Kashmir Festival 2013' will be held for a fortnight from May 13-29 at different places in Jammu and Kashmir.
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Javed Jaffrey says he had mixed feelings upon recieving a National Film Award for his production venture "Inshallah, Kashmir", a documentary on contemporary Kashmir. He feels there is a need for more avenues to exhibit such cinema.
Srinagar, May 4 (ANI): In a bid to help youth showcase their talent and positively channelise their energies, police organised a music competition in Srinagar.
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Some people don't use Facebook, even when there are a billion active accounts worldwide.