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From Hibba to Mudasir and Saqib- it is loss from everywhere!

From Hibba to Mudasir and Saqib- it is loss from everywhere!

From the youngest pellet victim to the minor armed rebels, Kashmir faces the worst humanitarian crisis and also the shallow leadership that only sharpens its parasitic instincts  

By: Younus Rashid/ Mudasir Ahmad As the young boy was laid to rest at his native place Hajin, after being killed in a recent encounter with security forces in Mujgund- the outskirts of Capital city Srinagar, the episode – Kashmir was witnessing a strange twinge in the air. It was the death of a young […]

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The Plight of Women!

The Plight of Women!

The recent episode near the holy shrine of Makhdoom sahab has sent shivers down the spine of every sensitive soul particularly parent community. A mentally challenged woman is gang raped and forced to deliver her a still baby on road in this bone chilling cold of November. The soul of Makhdoom sahab must be ashamed […]

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Stepping in Sheikh’s secular shoes!

Stepping in Sheikh’s secular shoes!

By: WALEED BIN OWAIS It is the misfortune of some leaders that public perception, based on their recent actions and political positions, tends to overshadow their long history of engagement with an issue. “For Islam the acceptance of social democracy in some suitable form and consistent with the legal principles of Islam is not a […]

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UNO and Kashmir fiasco

UNO and Kashmir fiasco

BY: Shabir Ahmad Right after India and Pakistan became independent counties, the valley of Kashmir, than ruled by the Maharaja Hari Singh, was in a real political dilemma with its Muslim majority population and a Hindu ruler. In making a choice between India and Pakistan Maharaja had to take in account the wishes and aspirations […]

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The Particle Odyssey

The Particle Odyssey

The world around us seems to be made up of some minuscule fundamental particles. However which particles are regarded as fundamental varies with time. This goes back to Greeks who had credence that all matter was composed of small indiscrete particles; they called these particles as ‘atoms’. Their argument hinged on the inkling that it […]

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The financial fiasco and SSA salaries!

The financial fiasco and SSA salaries!

Whenever the voices of dissent grow shriller, government comes up with a new assurance. 

By: SAMEER FIDA HUSSAIN By now my ingenuity on the topic of SSA and SSA teachers has nearly exhausted. Lot has been said but nothing has been done in this regard. This deprived lot has been left to fend for themselves as SSA teachers, or more appropriately the General Line Teachers recruited under SSA, are […]

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The Sorry State of affairs and the women in Kashmir

The Sorry State of affairs and the women in Kashmir

By: Nazima Hassan Kashmir, as they say, is ‘Heaven on Earth’! It may be true perhaps to people who come from other countries or for that matter rest of the states of India also. For an ordinary Kashmiri what Kashmir is all about is perhaps a question that hardly needs any answer. Being a student […]

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JK Assembly dissolution: Blocking the Road to democracy

JK Assembly dissolution: Blocking the Road to democracy

BY: RAYEES MASROOR The governor of Jammu and Kashmir Satya Pal Malik dissolved the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly minutes after Mehbooba Mufti backed by claimed support of National Conference and Congress and staked claim for Government formation in the state. Following this development BJP ally and People’s Conference Chairman Sajad Gani Lone also addressed a […]

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The day we should never forget!

The day we should never forget!

BY: Javeed Ali Undoubtedly, there is no day as beautiful as the day of the birth anniversary of the impeccable and ideal personality in the whole Universe. The day which illuminated the whole World, the day which annihilated the foundations of ignorance. The day humanity regained its humanism. The day oppressed and persecuted found their […]

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Aung Sang Suu Kyi: Not so Nobel!

Aung Sang Suu Kyi: Not so Nobel!

By: Nasir Ahmad Dar Amnesty International recently striped Aung Sang Suu Kyi of the highest honor saying it was “profoundly dismayed” at her failure to acknowledge the full scale atrocities against the Rohingya people. This is one of the many international accolades that she received for her struggle against the mighty military regime in her […]

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