Abid Hussain

International Day for the elimination of violence against women

International Day for the elimination of violence against women

Every year 25th of November is celebrated as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The celebration of this day is based on 25th of November 1960 when Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo ordered for the assassination of the three Mirbal sisters who were struggling against his dictatorship. From 1981, people struggling for […]

 Abid Hussain

Redeveloping the lost literary taste

Redeveloping the lost literary taste

When we start searching for quotations and write-ups regarding the necessity and importance of studying books, we find thousands of quotations and articles penned down by various intellectuals and philosophers in the course of history.  Speeches are given in various conferences and seminars organized at different occasions regarding the imperativeness   of erudition in our lives. […]

 Abid Hussain

Catharsis – Fighting the Depression

Catharsis – Fighting the Depression

Catharsis is the process of releasing, and thereby providing relief from, strong or repressed emotions. It is actually the process of purification and purgation of emotions particularly pity and fear which brings about spiritual renewal or release from tension.  It is an emotional release which is linked to a need to relieve unconscious conflicts. If […]

 Abid Hussain

Philosophy Behind The Sacrifice In Islam

Philosophy Behind The Sacrifice In Islam

The Islamic calendar starts with the month of Muharram ul Haraam and ends with the month of Dhu al-Hijjah. When we look at these two months, both are marked with the acts of sacrifice. On the 10th of Muharram the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) Imam Hussain (RA) along with his 72 companions sacrificed their […]

 Abid Hussain

The never ending virtual world!

The never ending virtual world!

There is no doubt about the fact that science and technology have revolutionized our world by a number of inventions and discoveries that have made our life comfortable, easy, jubilant and entertaining. World is changing due to the benevolences of science and among numerous wonders the fusion of Smartphone’s and internet have brought about a […]

 Abid Hussain

Doodhpathri becomes dumping ground, courtesy DDA

Doodhpathri becomes dumping ground, courtesy DDA

Doodhpathri (Budgam), June 27: The presence of heaps of garbage at Doodhpathri which is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the Valley has raised questions over “defunct” Doodhpathri Development Authority (DDA). Mounds of waste material could be seen in and around bowl-shaped meadows here and no efforts are being made to make the […]

 Abid Hussain

Biggest upset in ICC World Cup 2019!

Biggest upset in ICC World Cup 2019!

Srinagar, June 22: The four top teams in the ICC World Cup 2019 were decided just after India buried Pakistan in a one-sided battle in Manchester and New Zealand’s win over South Africa in Birmingham. However, within a few days, new teams came in the race. With the latest one Sri Lanka, which roared back […]

 Abid Hussain

Middle School in Hokhlatri Budgam awaits upgradation since 1953

Middle School in Hokhlatri Budgam awaits upgradation since 1953

Budgam, Mar 02: The Middle School Hokhlatri in Beerwah area of Budgam district is awaiting upgradation from last many decades. The government has time and again ignored this school, alleged residents of Hokhlatri village, around 20 kms from district headquarters. Established in 1953, locals said that Hokhlatri School is one of the oldest educational institutions […]

 Abid Hussain

3 localities in Budgam yet to be electrified

3 localities in Budgam yet to be electrified

Budgam, Feb 28: Jammu and Kashmir Government’s claim of achieving 100 per cent household electrification in the state has fallen flat as three localities comprising of around 35 households in far flung village of the Budgam district are yet to be electrified. These localities include Doli Mohallah, Mati Mohallah and Salam Mohallah in Sitharan village, […]

 Abid Hussain

50 days on, CEO Budgam’s office yet to answer RTI query

50 days on, CEO Budgam’s office yet to answer RTI query

Budgam, Feb 23: Despite passing of more than 50 days, the Public Information Officer (PIO) at Chief Education Office Budgam did not reply to an application filed under Jammu and Kashmir Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2009. In the RTI query, this reporter had sought information about utilization of funds, decline of students’ roll in […]

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