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Healthy lifestyle is the way towards heart healthy life

Healthy lifestyle is the way towards heart healthy life

Apart from family history, the poor lifestyle choices that one makes has been the leading cause of cardiac ailments among the younger generation in India. With changing lifestyle and poor socio-economic factors, there is a rapid increase in the number of patients living with ischemic heart disease. Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) or commonly known as […]

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Power of Mother Tongue

Power of Mother Tongue

International Mother Language Day-

By: M Ahmad February 21, 1952 when Bengalis in East Pakistan  (now Bangladesh) were asked to stop using their mother tongue by the dictatorial regime of Pakistan in 1952, a violent protest broke out throughout the Bengali nation. On February 21, 1952, a number of students and citizens laid down their lives to assert their […]

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The Deciding Factors in UPSC

The Deciding Factors in UPSC

UPSC is a well known examination body famous for conducting Civil Services Exams every year. The complexity of its syllabus makes it one of the toughest examinations of the country. Every aspirant of UPSC finds the difficulty in gauging precise and exact syllabus of exam. The problem gets even more amplified when it comes to […]

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THE POST TRUTH WORLD

THE POST TRUTH WORLD

By: Rayees Masroor, Najmu Nissa The terms post-truth’ and fake news have become increasingly prevalent in public discourse over the past few years. Post-truth refers to a wishful thinking, political spin, mass delusion and bold-faced lying. It is an assertion of ideological supremacy by which its practitioners try to compel someone to believe something regardless […]

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Willow wicker craft: A crumbling handicraft

Willow wicker craft: A crumbling handicraft

It is aesthetically captivating and environmental friendly

By: Sadaf Fayaz Willow wicker craft locally called “kaeni keam” is the intricate art of basket weaving. It is an indigenous business industry of Kashmir using twigs of wicker as raw material. It is one of the oldest crafts of valley. The products of the craft, once seen in every home, are now witnessing a […]

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Kashmir Solidarity Day – For Whom?

Kashmir Solidarity Day – For Whom?

By: Imtiyaz Parvez February 5 is observed as Kashmir Solidarity Day at the behest of the Government of Pakistan. The day is observed with much fanfare and numerous events such as seminars, talks, demonstrations and government sponsored meetings are arranged with active support of the Pakistan state apparatus. In these events, discussions are devoted to […]

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PAGD – The alliance that was!

PAGD – The alliance that was!

Fact of the matter is that the politics for mainstream parties means grabbing the power.

By: Shafqat Shafi Cat is out of the bag. Sajad Lone’s Peoples Conference has finally decided to call it a day and has thus divorced much hyped Peoples Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD). Ahead of PC’s pulling out, some of its leaders had accused National Conference of fielding proxy candidates in District Development Council elections […]

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The ‘Degeneration of Dal Lake’ is a disaster waiting to happen

The ‘Degeneration of Dal Lake’ is a disaster waiting to happen

By: Arka Chakraborty and Suhail Ahmad The Dal Lake is, in more ways than one, at the heart of life in Jammu and Kashmir. Famous for its clear, sparkling water and scenic beauty, the lake is truly the ‘jewel in the crown of Kashmir’. Historically, the lake is one of the things that draws many […]

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For the love of mathematical sciences

For the love of mathematical sciences

An initiative by Kashmiri data scientist, quantum physicist, Dr.Rukhsan-ul- Haq to train and guide the Kashmiri students perusing mathematical sciences has been receiving great applauds and is fast becoming a trend among the students!

By: Mariya Younis Dr.Rukhsanul Haq, a quantum Physicist and working as a scientist in an industry, has started an initiative called ‘Kashmir Institute of Mathematical Sciences’ (KIMS) which is an online institution and does not have any offline presence yet. The initiative was started on 7th Jan 2019 by him and his other associates in […]

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PMKVY 3.0: Inverting the Skill Development Pyramid

PMKVY 3.0: Inverting the Skill Development Pyramid

By: Dr. Mahendra Nath Sharrufuddin Ahmad was working as a labourer in a big city in Assam when the pandemic struck, forcing him to return to his native village in Assam’s Darang district. Unable to find livelihood, he struggled to make ends meet. That was until he enrolled in a short-term training where he learned […]

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