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Understanding the role of society toward orphans, widows and Destitute

Understanding the role of society toward orphans, widows and Destitute

The Islamic Perspective

By: Shahzad Hussain As a society, we are aware that we have a substantial number of orphans, widows and destitute in our valley who are so either by birth or due to the ensuing conflict that has had disastrous impacts on the entire population here. The number has drastically increased since 1990’s due to the […]

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Training for Teachers and their efficacy!

Training for Teachers and their efficacy!

By: Rayees Masroor Training programs in an organization are a process by which people are taught the skills and given the necessary knowledge or attitude to enable them to carry out their responsibilities to the required standard and to undertake greater and more demanding roles for effective job performance. Training program is also important in […]

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MAKING MAHATMA IRRELEVANT!

MAKING MAHATMA IRRELEVANT!

By: Zahid Sultan/Irshad Ahmad Bhat The recent uproar over the glorification of Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin, Nathuram Godse, by the Bharatiya Janta party’s Bhopal candidate- Pragya singh thakur- has forced her partyto tick her off. It should be a solace for us that there is at least one non-negotiable entity in Indian politics and that political […]

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The game of narrative building!

The game of narrative building!

By: Adv Masood Peshimam Once a great Urdu drama writer, Imtiaz Ali Taj, happened to visit the grave of Anarkali, the kaniz or the courtier of Emperor Akbar at Lahore.  Her name was Nadira who hailed from Afghanistan. There is Anarkali Bazar at Lahore in Pakistan and this concept mattered much to Imtiaz Ali Taj.  […]

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Er. RASHID lost the elections, but not without surprising all!

Er. RASHID lost the elections, but not without surprising all!

By: SAJAD LONE ‘Er Rashid Will not contest parliamentary polls but will support NC’- this was the news that was circulating on social media before the recently concluded LS polls in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. However, Er Rashid denied this news and called on a number of urgent meetings with his party workers […]

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Jammu & Kashmir Employment Code- A step towards strong, independent & Separate Labour Judiciary

Jammu & Kashmir Employment Code- A step towards strong, independent & Separate Labour Judiciary

BY: Umar Firdous Ahmad Two years back Budget speech of the former finance minister of J&K state on the floor of J&K legislative assembly spoke about slew of legislative & institutional initiatives to be introduced in the state in the ensuing financial year. One such legislative initiative was the introduction of J&K Employment code. There […]

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THE SOUTH-ASIAN DIMENSION TO NEW GLOBAL SECURITY ORDER

THE SOUTH-ASIAN DIMENSION TO NEW GLOBAL SECURITY ORDER

If it is to be believed that new power structure will be shaped substantially by Asia, then it is inevitable for India to make some alterations in its foreign policy apparatus in order to claim its position as an emerging global player

By: Mehraj Ahmad South Asia is seen, by many scholars, as the new arena for power paradigms and the building up of the reputation for the new global power structure.  It is the new bastion for restructuring present power equations of the world and from the vintage point where I sit (India), it is self […]

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CHALLENGES FOR WOMEN IN KASHMIR

CHALLENGES FOR WOMEN IN KASHMIR

By: SHAHZAD HUSSAIN The word ‘Woman’ immediately connotes the meaning of love, sympathy, solidarity and integrity. Women exhibit themselves in different roles and, instead of social construction of gender roles, play important roles in any socio-political, socio-economic or socio-cultural movements across different counties and have also shouldered freedom struggles in many post-colonial states. Every religion […]

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Gender Equalisation through Feminist Finance

Gender Equalisation through Feminist Finance

By: Ritu Dewan The onslaught on the rights of women, both as economic agents and as citizens, is based on the interlocking of macroeconomic policies with prevailing patriarchal structures, the foundations of which need to be unravelled, visibilised, and visualised with the primary purpose of combatting the ongoing process of gendered de-equalisation. It is in […]

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On the Highway of discontent !

On the Highway of discontent !

BY: Mir Ubaid The panic and ire caused by the banning of civilian vehicular movement on the 270 km highway stretch from Udhampur to Baramullah districts of NH-44 in Kashmir is unprecedented and nothing of this sort has ever happened during the 71 years old history of the state under Indian Administration. The 3rd April, […]

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