Effect of media violence larger in normal societies than war-torn societies

  A new research by the department of psychology at Iowa State University offers convincing evidence that media violence affects aggressive behavior. This first-of-its-kind study, led by Craig Anderson, a Distinguished Professor of psychology at Iowa State University, confirms six decades of research showing the effect is the same, regardless of culture. The research by Craig Anderson and […]

Petition challenging validity of Article 370 dismissed

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea chal­lenging validity of the Article 370 of the Con­stitution that gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir. A Division Bench head­ed by Chief Justice G. Rohini dismissed the petition, thus uphold­ing the validity of Spe­cial status of the state. Earlier, the court had reserved the decision […]


  The wait for Indian cricket fans to see Virat Kohli back in action could be over soon. The Royal Challengers Bangalore captain posted a video on his Instagram account, which has Kohli lifting weights in the the gym. The message posted next to it was this, “Can’t wait to get back onto the field. […]

Stokes Says Money Cannot Change Player’s Approach

Ben Stokes might have been the most expensive buy in the auction ahead of this year’s Indian Premier League, but the English all-rounder says that it doesn’t change the way he approaches the game. Stokes says that the pressure is from within and has nothing to do with the money he is getting from Pune. […]

Rashid Has A Special Talent: Muttiah Muralitharan

Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan, who is bowling coach of Sunrisers Hyderabad on Tuesday lavished praise on rookie Afghanistan leg spinner Rashid Khan terming him a “special talent”. Rashid has already taken five wickets in two matches including 3/19 against Gujarat Lions in the second game. “I have seen (Rashid) only for a couple […]

VC Kisan Board calls for setting up Wheat Procurement Centers

Vice Chairman J&K Advisory Board for Development of Kissans, Daljit Singh Chib has called upon the concerned Departments to setup wheat procurement centers well in time for purchase of wheat from the farmers during this Rabi season in Jammu. Reviewing the measures initiated by various Departments for procurement of wheat during current harvest in a […]


The Income Tax department on Tuesday said it has issued Permanent Account Number (PAN) within a day to 19,704 newly incorporated companies till March 31, 2017. In addition to physical PAN card, CBDT has introduced the Electronic PAN (e-PAN) card, which is sent by email to all applicants, including individuals. “Applicant would be benefited by […]

Driver killed in stone pelting leaves family in distress

The elderly driver who was killed after being hit by a stone on Monday evening is survived by aged wife, two daughters and an unemployed son. The family lives in a tin-shed at Qamarabad Barthana area of Qamarwari Srinagar.  Ali Muhammad Dagga son of Ghulam Qadir (55) according to police died after protesters hit his […]

Election re-think

The recent concluded by polls in Srinagar constituency tells a lot of truths hidden either by the propagandist media at national level or by the pro-India political leaders in the valley. For the last 30 years whenever elections were held in Kashmir, the Indian authorities have always shown the voter turnover as evidence that everything […]