Wednesday, 02 Sep 2015
Responding to Pak, India too raises war cry
Responding to Pak, India too raises war cry

Pak using new methods to create unrest in JK; India prepared for swift, short wars in future: Army chief

New Delhi, Sept 1 (PTI) Accusing Pakistan of using "new methods" for creating unrest in Jammu and Kashmir and extending the arc of violence to other areas, Army Chief Gen Dalbir Singh today said India is prepared for "swift and short" wars in the future.
KPs stage rally in Srinagar to press for their demands
KPs stage rally in Srinagar to press for their demands

Srinagar: Non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits today staged a second rally in as many weeks to press for their demands including proper rehabilitation, employment and financial packages for the youth and renovation of temples. Dozens of Kashmiri Pandits assembled under the banner of Hindu Welfare Society (HWS) at Barbar Shah Chowk and took out a rally which culminated at Press Enclave, where they were stopped by police from proceeding to nearby Lal Chowk, considered the nerve centre of the city.
Stop divisive politics

In Jammu and Kashmir, instead of reconciling differences of varied entities, markers of these identities have been manipulated through all fair and foul means. Here not only were the differences among the people in terms of their faith and region amplified extraordinarily, but even mutual competition was infused among them in a very negative manner so as to defeat the idea of unified nationalist or sub-nationalist character. Even as this grand strategy has been unfolding steadily since 1947, but the process was further accelerated after 1989.
Ashwin, Sharma star as India break Sri Lanka Test jinx
Ashwin, Sharma star as India break Sri Lanka Test jinx

Colombo: The Indian cricket team, on Tuesday, registered a historic Test series win on Sri Lankan soil after a gap of 22 years. The 117-run triumph was also Virat Kohli's maiden series win as captain of the national side. India lost the match Test in Galle but bounced back to win at P. Sara Oval and at Sinhalese Cricket Club, Colombo.
Governor inaugurates 39th Annual ISVS Congress
Governor inaugurates 39th Annual ISVS Congress

Stresses research and innovations in Animal Husbandry sector

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 01: Governor N.N. Vohra inaugurated  the  39th Annual Congress of “Indian Society for Veterinary Surgery (ISVS) ” and National Symposium on “Recent Innovations in Diagnosis and Treatment of Surgical Disorders in Ruminants and Equines with Particular Applicability in Hilly Terrain” at the Sher-e- Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology -Kashmir (SKUAST-K) here today.
Time to move from posturing to dialogue

Over the decades, there have been numerous efforts to hold a ‘meaningful dialogue and discuss all outstanding issues’ but with almost zero results. Even during the most recent meeting between the two Prime Ministers at Ufa in Russia, emphasis was again on discussing all outstanding issues but the so called dialogue collapsed even before it began.
Why Hardik Patel Has Turned On Modi

The Rajdeep Sardesais and Shekhar Guptas have a favourite word to explain the startling outcome of the 2014 Lok Sabha election: the "aspirational" nature of India's youth which Modi tapped into, but the Congress ignored at its own heavy cost. I invite them to ponder over why the most aspirational community in all of India, the Patels, one moreover which has been the engine of Modi's spectacular rise to the summit, has so viciously turned against the very system that has brought them so much success.
The End of Tsarist Russia
The End of Tsarist Russia

In giving Russia’s side of the story — as he did in his well-received study of an earlier war, “Russia Against Napoleon: The Battle for Europe, 1807 to 1814” — Mr. Lieven punctures the popular Western image of a reactionary autocracy stumbling into a suicidal war through misguided Slavic nationalism. There is that, to be sure, but his Russia is also a vast empire and an economic powerhouse in the making, where a fledgling
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