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The Role of Panchayati Raj in Sustaining Peace and Development of J&K

The Role of Panchayati Raj in Sustaining Peace and Development of J&K

Local institutions can play a vital role in peacemaking as they are more involved in day-to-day life and problems of ordinary citizens. It is convenient for local leaders to approach the locals and involve them in inclusive peace negotiations.

Rebuilding and repairing are essential elements of human life. The same holds true for communities in conflict zones. In conflict zones, ways and methods of engagement of local people in communication and political processes often become the most sustainable systems for rebuilding and repairing societies affected by violence and mistrust. These processes, which seek to […]

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Remembering ‘Sir Syed Sani’ on his 40th death Anniversary

Remembering ‘Sir Syed Sani’ on his 40th death Anniversary

During the first half of the 20th century, when Kashmir was under the heels of political, social and economic exploiters, truth was overawed by the pomp of landlord and poverty was rampant. In such circumstances Molvi Syed Ali Shah Bhukhari, commonly known as ‘Sir Syed Sani’ had changed the course of history in Beerwah, town […]

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Four persons injured in bear attack in Budgam

Four persons injured in bear attack in Budgam

Budgam, Oct 9:  Four persons were injured after a Bear attacked them in Shunglipora village of Khag tehsil in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Tuesday. The injured persons have been identified as Manzoor Ahmad Sheikh, Abdul Rashid Khan, Ishfaq Ahmad Malik and Sajad Ahmad Malik. Local reports said that a bear appeared in Shunglipora village […]

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2 decades on, Primary School Bagandar in Budgam functioning from one room

2 decades on, Primary School Bagandar in Budgam functioning from one room

Budgam, October 02: Located around 15 kilometers away from central Kashmir’s Budgam town, Primary School Bagandar continues to operate from a single room from last two decades. Thirty-five students are studying in the school, which falls in the jurisdiction of Beerwah zone, and all of whom are being crammed in a single room which functions […]