Digvijaya Singh quotes foreign agency report, questions airstrike success

Digvijaya Singh quotes foreign agency report, questions airstrike success

Congress leader Digvijay Singh has cited the report which shows satellite image of the madrasa near Balakot in Pakistan (Photo: Planet Labs via Reuters) Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh, who has asked the Centre to provide evidence of casualties in airstrike carried out by India in Pakistan’s Balakot, on Wednesday cited a foreign agency report which has questioned success of the bombings. With the headline ‘satellite images show madrasa buildings still standing at scene of…

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South Korea and US to end large-scale war games

South Korea and US to end large-scale war games

The US and South Korea have confirmed they will no longer hold large-scale joint military exercises which have always infuriated North Korea. The alliance’s defence chiefs said the decision supported “diplomatic effortsto achieve complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula”. A number of exercises were suspended last year after US President Donald Trump met North Korea’s Kim Jong-un. North Korea regards the games as preparation for a military invasion. The defence ministers from the the US and…

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Skin in the game: do we need to take down nudes – or look at them harder?

 Venus Rising from the Sea, circa 1520, by Titian, which will feature in The Renaissance Nude. Photograph: John McKenzie/National Galleries of Scotland Things look different after #MeToo. And not just after #MeToo, but after several years of a surging fourth wave of feminism. There has been fury against patriarchy – with the term itself, after decades of dormancy, surging back into use to explain everything from the rise of Donald Trump to sexual violence in…

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Undergrad Nutrition and Exercise Physiology degree earns initial accreditation

Undergrad Nutrition and Exercise Physiology degree earns initial accreditation

Washington State University’s Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology was awarded initial accreditation for its bachelor of science in nutrition and exercise physiology degree program by the Committee on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences, under the auspices of the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. NEP, which is part of the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, is the first exercise science program to be accredited by Committee on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences…

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Healthy Diet Healthy Mind

Healthy Diet Healthy Mind

An analysis of data from almost 46,000 people has found that weight loss, nutrient boosting and fat reduction diets can all reduce the symptoms of non-clinical depression. Dr Joseph Firth, an Honorary Research fellow at The University of Manchester and Research Fellow at NICM Health Research Institute at Western Sydney University, says existing research has been unable to definitively establish if dietary improvement could benefit mental health. But in a new study published in Psychosomatic…

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Indian Americans unite against Pakistan over Pulwama terror attack

Indian Americans unite against Pakistan over Pulwama terror attack

Anger among Indian Americans over Pulwama terror attacks was evident on the streets of New York as hundreds of community members protested outside Pakistan Consulate in The Big Apple. The protest saw participation by almost 600 members of the community who turned up in spite of the bitter cold. The protests saw robust participation even when it was a working day (Friday) in USA.             The protestors shouted slogans and…

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Stocks in the news: Kotak Mahindra Bank, BEL, Allahabad Bank, Tata Steel, Kaveri Seed

Stocks in the news: Kotak Mahindra Bank, BEL, Allahabad Bank, Tata Steel, Kaveri Seed

Here are the stocks that are in news today: Results Today: Tilaknagar Industries, CHPL Industries and Sang Froid Labs ING Mauritius Investments to further sell stake in Kotak Mahindra Bank Bank of Baroda to invest Rs 4,638 crore in equity of bank by way of preferential allotment SIS Australia Group Pty Ltd., a subsidiary of Security & Intelligence Serviceshas signed definitive agreements to acquire initially 51% shareholding in Platform 4 Group Gabriel India‘s Chief Financial Officer Rajendran Arunachalam…

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