Archive for August 22nd, 2018
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Will Pak-India resume dialogue to reduce tension

On August 22 during Eid in Kashmir, Pakistani proxies have waved their flags and indulged in violence in Srinagar and other areas in the Valley: Fayaz Ahmed Shah, a special police officer, has been killed in Pulwama and Shabir Ahmed Bhat, a BJP leader, was shot dead in Kulgam, a…

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Who defends the defenders?

On India’s 72nd Independence Day, while all and sundry were paying saccharine tributes to the armed forces, a development that will have a deep and long-lasting impact on the morale, cohesion, and integrity of India’s military, went unnoticed. In an unprecedented and hitherto inconceivable step, 356 serving…

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HRD rolls back decision to hold NEET online, twice a year

New Delhi August 22

THE HRD Ministry on Tuesday withdrew its decision to conduct the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) online and twice a year from 2019.

The entrance examination, which is the gateway for admissions to medical institutions across the country, will be held as a pen-and…

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Can brain suppress the act of revenge?

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 22: Humans are sensitive beings and revenge comes as a byproduct of that sensitivity. Provoked by the feeling of anger, this urge to inflict hurt or harm someone comes after someone experiences injustice.
But before this feeling turns into actions, what exactly happens in the…

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Can nerve stimulation benefit depressed patients?

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 22 : According to a recent research, nerve stimulation can significantly improve the quality of life in depressed patients.
The study, led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine, suggests that it can happen even when their depression symptoms don’t completely subside.
“When evaluating…

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Confirmed: Kangana to portray kabaddi player in her next

New Delhi [India], Aug 22 : Bollywood ‘Queen’ Kangana Ranaut is all set to play the role of a kabbadi player in her upcoming film, titled ‘Panga’.
Helmed by ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’ director Ashwini Iyer Tiwari, the movie will also star Punjabi singer Jassi Gill and veteran actress Neena Gupta.
The…

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Consistent moderate drinking could lower heart disease risk

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 22: Consistent moderate alcohol consumption is associated with lower risk of heart disease, finds a study.
The research, led by University College London and the University of Cambridge, examined data on 35,132 individuals.
Dr. Dara O’Neill, the corresponding author from University College London…

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