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On the Dilemmas and Ethics of Writing

On the Dilemmas and Ethics of Writing

BY: Peer Faizan Bashir Everybody wants to be a writer these days and it’s like ‘chasing one’s tail’. But how good it would be seeing writers everywhere! But amongst the writers or aspiring writers, a substantial number of people write out of egocentricity, while some write only for fame so as to show ‘greatness of […]

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We need better standard of education here!

We need better standard of education here!

By: KUCHAY YOUSUF In this modern era when human race is on the peak of development and besides the Moon, Mars has been brought surveyed using the latest technology. New hopes and discoveries are emerging each day and the Robotic technology is on its way to replace human interventions in many fields. Artificial Intelligence is […]

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In Kashmir- we need Educational Reforms and Change in mindsets

In Kashmir- we need Educational Reforms and Change in mindsets

By: Tahir Mushtaq When the world is becoming more and more advanced and making new discoveries and inventions in every walk of life, we seem to have gotten stuck in an obsolete system of education. The countries in the west have developed a new paradigm in educational sector in which new methodological and evaluation approaches […]

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The Lost Wonder of my life!!

The Lost Wonder of my life!!

By: Meer Abass “When I visit the grave where you lie in eternal peace, I know that death and heaven brought you release; I try to envision your joy on that shore across the sea, And, until I join you, that’ll have to be enough for me”. Three years ago, I wrote about my best […]

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‘Water, Polity and Kashmir’

‘Water, Polity and Kashmir’

By: Sofi Sana Ullah ‘Water, Polity and Kashmir’ authored  by Rao Farman Ali has described, in detail, the future  risks of availability of water especially with reference to Indus Water Treaty (IWT) signed between India and Pakistan in 1960. The author argues that the treaty has added to the  economic  woes of upstream Jammu and […]

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Gurez- The Forlorn Paradise on Earth

Gurez- The Forlorn Paradise on Earth

Journeys across the beautiful Hamlets amidst lofty mountains

By: Dr Zulfikar Siddiqui Gurez, a forlorn valley having astounding beauty, lies towards north of Bandi-Pora, the town which remained famous in ancient times for being the main stoppage for the Trading Carvans coming from the northern areas, Central Asia and China on their way to Kashmir Valley and Hindustan. Gurez is 85 kilometres away […]

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The unabated plundering of natural resources!

The unabated plundering of natural resources!

By: Mohammad Ashraf We are bestowed with many resources for which we should be highly to the creator as without these resources the life on this planet would have been very pathetic. We do make use of these resources in gratis as we are not being charged for their utility. Since the existence of life […]

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Losing the young generation to drugs!

Losing the young generation to drugs!

By: Tahir Mushtaq Drug addiction has become a gross nuisance, a life threatening phenomenon and an indication of the humiliating conditions that we have arrived at. It is particularly among teenagers in the state of Jammu and Kashmir that use of drugs is rampant and is spreading like wild fire by each passing day. It […]

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Saving our posterity

Saving our posterity

Gone are the times when children would spend their time playing outdoor games and let others join them in those cheerful games. Now, that love is no more, that happiness remains a mere memory- these days we witness that a child who was supposed to be with his or her parents ends up using various […]

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Living under the horrible shadows of poverty

Living under the horrible shadows of poverty

The issue of poverty can be primarily described as a deficiency or scarcity of certain fundamental basic requirements faced by a certain portion of population. The reason for it can be several. Even though the technological advancement has created widespread opportunities and job platforms, the overall graph of life continues to dwindle and we still […]

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