A militant ambush near the highway of Qazigund town in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district left 4 Central Reserve Police Force troopers injured on Saturday evening. A senior police officer said militants fired at a passing vehicle of the CRPF at Lavdora near Qazigund on the Srinagar Jammu national highway on Saturday evening wounding the CRPF troopers. "The injured CRPF jawans have been evacuated to hospital for treatment," the officer said. Reinforcements were rushed to the spot and the ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
BEIJING: Ministers from Pacific Rim countries today endorsed a call to formally start work on a free-trade initiative seen as an effort by China to raise its influence in trade policy. The ministers meeting ahead of next week’s gathering of leaders from ...Himalayan times, 2 weeks ago
Scientists want to figure out why the ridge is located off the main crest line of Endeavour Crater and how it fits into the geological story of the region NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity, which has been examining Martian craters since 2004, ...Down to Earth, 1 month ago
Microsoft, the new owner of Nokia devices, calls its new Lumia 830 smartphone 'our affordable flagship'. What does that mean? Has Microsoft finally joined the “upper-class experience for small pockets” race that has begun with Motorola’s second coming to India? Or is it marketing spiel for a mini version of its flagship? Let’s find out.Body and mindThe phone has got the looks certainly. The 830 we got for review had a slightly curved bright orange plastic back panel that ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
It seems the new government may have become concerned about the services FTA, and, thus, avoided the signing ceremony.The economic ministers of all the member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or Asean, are assembled in Myanmar. They are there partly to sign a long-expected agreement on free trade in services with India. This is an agreement that India has long wanted; India’s strength in services will counterbalance the strength of some Asean nations in primary goods ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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