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New normal will need different ideas

New normal will need different ideas

Even in the best-case scenario, there can be no return to the status quo ante. The past has passed; only the future counts now.

By: Joschka Fischer The Covid-19 pandemic is entering its second phase as countries gradually reopen their economies and loosen or even revoke strict social-distancing measures. Yet, barring the arrival of an effective, universally available therapy or vaccine, the transition back to “normal” will be more aspirational than real. Worse, it risks triggering a second wave […]

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TRAVELOGUE OF A DISTANT SKY-DWELLER

TRAVELOGUE OF A DISTANT SKY-DWELLER

BY: Qubra The creatures on land take their self conceived divisions way too seriously. We in the open fluid skies would be overwhelmed by their zealous passion for these venerated frontiers and the fancy names they give them. There are the Green line, the 38th parallel, the LAC and the LOC, the nine dash line […]

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Can China afford blocking India internationally?

Can China afford blocking India internationally?

By: Zubair Rashid  A newly formed India, under the leadership of Nehru, had tried to create the great interchange which existed between India and China throughout their history. This noble dream would fail when China attacked India in October 1962. The concept of a rise of an Asia dedicated to lifting billions of people out […]

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RUMI -THE MYSTIC MASTER

RUMI -THE MYSTIC MASTER

Go not to the quarter of despair; there is hope go not towards darkness; there are suns By: Aanaiqa Qayoom Born in the Eastern part of the Ancient Persian Empire near present-day Afghanistan, he was named Jalal-ud-din meaning ‘The Majesty of Religion’. But even such a name failed to do justice to this child prodigy, […]

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Salvation through Deeds!

Salvation through Deeds!

By: Ashraf Amin & Asifa Gul The Prophet (SAW) is reported to have said that the believer is the one whose words are confirmed by his deeds. The laws of Allah are such that one who works sincerely and in a right direction triumphs. Salvation, the final success transcending worldly life is the result of […]

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Preparing for JKSSB Exams

Preparing for JKSSB Exams

By: Bhat Zaieem The UT administration is all set to advertise thousands of posts in coming weeks with almost ten thousand posts being referred to JKSSB in the first phase. It is after a freeze of two years, due to two consecutive lockdowns, that the posts will be opened for recruitment. The news is great […]

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Treatment module for ‘epilepsy’ during unlock 1.0

Treatment module for ‘epilepsy’ during unlock 1.0

While the COVID pandemic has forced us to adapt to a new normal, lives have suddenly fit into the challenging times. Now that masks, sanitizers and social distancing have caught up our regular routine, access to medical checkups remain one of the added troubles for many patients and their caregivers. Even though various relaxations are […]

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Skin problems that may arise during monsoon and how to treat them

Skin problems that may arise during monsoon and how to treat them

The pleasant days of “magical monsoon” are here again to provide    respite from the brunt of the hot and sweaty summer. The buzz of monsoon has grown louder with barren land springs to life with lush green fields and rolling green hills across the country. Who doesn’t like the rains?  Lush green landscapes, romantic drives, […]

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Are you prepared for JEE Main 2020?

Are you prepared for JEE Main 2020?

By: Ramesh Batlish The JEE Main 2020 will be conducted by The National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to Undergraduate Programs in NITs, IIITs and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) in the next academic year (2020-2021) in two phases, the first phase for Admissions to B.E./ B.Tech (Paper-1) & B. Arch/ B. Planning (Paper-2) […]

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Pandemic Diaries: Rummaging through my memory casket

Pandemic Diaries: Rummaging through my memory casket

By : Qubra I close my eyes in self-isolation and rummage through my memory casket until I pull out the envelope labelled ‘Sweet Melancholy’. As I empty it in my lap, the memory dust, working like magic, sends my entire body reverberating with nostalgia. It starts down there, with my legs, involuntarily slipping into those […]

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