Abdul Basit meets Hurriyat leader Geelani in Delhi

Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit met on Tuesday Kashmiri leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani in Delhi. According to NDTV, Basit inquired about the Hurriyat leader’s health and discussed views on the disputed part of his homeland. He “assured him that Pakistan will continue to extend moral, political and diplomatic support to the people…

Indian Air Force pilots popping pills to ‘heighten alertness’

NEW DELHI: Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots are increasingly using drugs to heighten alertness and cognitive abilities to optimise performance in combat exercises, Times of India reported. Modafinil and Zolpidem, nicknamed ‘Go/No-Go’ pills respectively, are used to first increase adrenaline and wakefulness, then counteract with sedation for recovery until the next mission. The drugs were…