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THE Irreplaceable SOUL: Dedicated to my mother

THE Irreplaceable SOUL: Dedicated to my mother

TUM KYA GAYE KI ROOTH GAYE DIN BAHAR KE (YOU LEFT TAKING THE GLORY ALONG) By: Afroza Rather Though writing in ink I am, I would love to turn every drop of my blood into ink for expressing what my mother means to me. A complete pall of gloom descended upon us and me in […]

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Don’t overestimate the Covid-19 recovery

Don’t overestimate the Covid-19 recovery

The eurozone is in even worse shape. Not only has the pandemic decimated short-term growth; deflation is now setting in, raising the risk of a prolonged contraction

By: Eswar Prasad The world economy has risen from the depths of the initial Covid-19 plunge. But the recovery has been tepid, uneven, and fragile – and is likely to remain so for the foreseeable future. Start with the good news. World merchandise trade has rebounded strongly, consistent with indications of a revival in household […]

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Listen to the science

Listen to the science

As natural buffers between humans and disease-carrying animals erode, pandemics as bad as the current one could become even more likely

BY: Lars Heikensten, Marcia McNutt, & Johan Rockström The announcement of this year’s Nobel Prize laureates should remind us of the many contributions basic science has made to contemporary life. With Covid-19 ravaging much of humanity, and the world anxiously awaiting a breakthrough that can end the pandemic, we can no longer take science for […]

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DIPR condoles demise of Maqsood Hussian

DIPR condoles demise of Maqsood Hussian

SRINAGAR : Joint Directorate of Information Kashmir Division has expressed grief and sorrow over the sudden demise of Ex. Assistant Information Officer Maqsood Hussain Reshi, who breathed his last on Wednesday, October 07. In this connection, a condolence meeting was convened here under the chairmanship of Joint Director, Information Kashmir, Haris Ahmad Handoo wherein he […]

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Post-pandemic geopolitics

Post-pandemic geopolitics

Estimating the long-term effect of the current pandemic is not an exact prediction of the future, but an exercise in weighing probabilities and adjusting current policies

By: Joseph S. Nye, Jr. There is no single future until it happens, and any effort to envision geopolitics in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic must include a range of possible futures. I suggest five plausible futures in 2030, but obviously others can be imagined. The end of the globalised liberal order. The world […]

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Renal Complications on the rise amid COVID

Renal Complications on the rise amid COVID

By: Dr Sudeep Singh Sachdev Hitting the nation as well as the world, the COVID pandemic continues to be a growing health crisis day-by-day. With over six months of the crisis, the geriatric population has been recorded to be affected the most and the age factor poses an extreme threat to mortality and rate of […]

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Scientists need space and funding

Scientists need space and funding

The combination of more testing and enhanced public health measures dramatically drove down the percentage of tests that return a positive result, or the test positivity rate

BY: ARAN SHAUNAK For the past few months, almost every headline beginning “coronavirus testing” has made my heart sink. Rather than following the lead of nations like South Korea, which recognised long ago that widespread testing is the cornerstone of an effective pandemic response, Western governments were initially slow to commit to scaling up testing […]

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WORLD ANIMAL DAY

WORLD ANIMAL DAY

By: FAIZAN NABI We can’t ignore that animals play an important role in our lives. They not only provide support and enrich our lives but also their companionship makes us better human beings. October 4 is celebrated as World Animal Day. This day provides us an opportunity to take care of animals and be a […]

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Bhagat Singh Birth Anniversary: Distanced in Time; Closer in Purpose

Bhagat Singh Birth Anniversary: Distanced in Time; Closer in Purpose

By: Sitaram Yechury SEPTEMBER 28, 2020 marks the 113th birth anniversary of India’s legendary martyr, Bhagat Singh.  He may be distanced in time each year, but his relevance resonates closer to our challenges today. This occasion, this year, comes at a time when many observations made by Bhagat Singh resonate a contemporary relevance and urgency. […]

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Economics Analysis of Weddings in Kashmir

Economics Analysis of Weddings in Kashmir

By: Fahid Fayaz Darangay  “But waste not by excess: for Allah loves not the wasters.” (Quran, 6:141). The Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) said that “The marriage which is most greatly blessed is the one which is the lightest in burden [expenses]. However, if people are well catered for, without extravagance and show, there is no problem […]

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