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 ‘National Educational Policy’ 2020 – Highlights & Concerns!                

 ‘National Educational Policy’ 2020 – Highlights & Concerns!                

BY: By Ahmad “One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world” Malala Yousafzai once said. Nelson Mandela rightly called education “the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Education is a basic human right, a public good, a public responsibility, and also the best investment that one can make to ensure a […]

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Beautiful Mother-to-be

Beautiful Mother-to-be

By: Shahnaz Husain Being pregnant changes every inch of us. A woman’s body goes through physiological, hormonal and glandular changes during this time, that’s because of the joy and excitement one goes through. Pregnancy brings mixed feelings. Along with the joy and anticipation, there can be feelings of fear and doubt. This is natural because […]

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Rejoinder

Rejoinder

In response to Monday Read: How to make public education sector more attractive?

By: Prof. A G Madhosh This rejoinder is the result of my close reading of two brilliant presentations by Muhammad Rafi former Director School Education Kashmir, and the present Director Mr. Muhammad Yunis Malik (Kashmir Images, Jan 11, 2021). What are our children getting in the schools? Looking at the 5 year data life and […]

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Ayushman – Blessed with Long Life

Ayushman – Blessed with Long Life

By: Gh. Hassan Bhat This is in response to the inauguration of the Ayushman Bharat, a name most of the people are still unfamiliar with. It is actually a medical insurance healthcare scheme formally launched in 2018 in the country and in J and K on 26th of December 2020 by Prime Minster of India. […]

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Own Me, Death

Own Me, Death

By: Faizaan Bashir Death, you always play games with me: In just a blink of an eye, you are so close to me; and as I close my eyes, spread my arms, to hug you, you are nowhere, not anywhere felt, gone. Leaving me in this pain, a friend now. But a cruel friend. Why? […]

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Most Recommendations are under the carpet

Most Recommendations are under the carpet

Mandal Commission :

By: Er. Prabhat Kishore The Constitution of India ensures right to equality for its citizens, but due to social discrimination a large section of society has minimal representation in services & other sectors. To cope up the situation of Socially & Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC), the Second Backward Classes Commission headed by Sri B.P. Mandal […]

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NEP 2020: Reversing the trends of education brain drain

NEP 2020: Reversing the trends of education brain drain

By: M.Kashyap and Muzaffar Bhat Jawaharlal Nehru emphasizes that freedom from ignorance is as essential as freedom from hunger. He further states “Only through right education can a better order of society be built up”. A good education is one that favours rational thinking, love of learning, cultivation of a scientific temperament while fostering the […]

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A dangerous move

A dangerous move

By: Stephen Zunes Late last month, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the US government finds the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign to be inherently ‘anti-Semitic’. He pledged to “immediately take steps to identify organizations that engage in hateful BDS conduct and withdraw US government support for such groups” and urged all nations […]

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AL HADID (THE IRON) in the word of GOD (AL-QURAN)

AL HADID (THE IRON) in the word of GOD (AL-QURAN)

By: Shah khurshid An Introduction: Iron is an element with chemical symbol Fe & atomic number 26 (i.e it has 26 no. protons in its nucleus).  Iron has four stable isotopes: I)  26Fe54 (Iron – 54, Atomic no. 26; Mass No. 54). II)  26Fe56 (Iron -56, Atomic no. 26; Mass No. 56). III)  26Fe57 (Iron-57, […]

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Designing vaccines for people, not profits

Designing vaccines for people, not profits

In theory, the arrival of a safe and effective vaccine would represent the beginning of the end of the Covid-19 pandemic.

By: Mariana Mazzucato, Henry Lishi Li, and Els Torreele Recent announcements of demonstrated efficacy in Covid-19 vaccine trials have brought hope that a return to normality is in sight. The preliminary data for Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna’s novel mRNA vaccines are highly encouraging, suggesting that their approval for emergency use is forthcoming. And more recent news […]

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