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Islam advocates equality with women

Islam advocates equality with women

BY: Muhammad Asgar Khan Islam is not merely a religion but also a complete code of life based upon the principles, among others, of tawhid (unity of Allah, Subhanahu wa ta’ala), risalah (prophethood of Muhammad, SAW), (justice) and musawat (equality). Most of these principles have been accepted by all. Islam is a comprehensive way of […]

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Learning from Muhammad’s (PBUH) life

Learning from Muhammad’s (PBUH) life

  Muslims should take a cue from Prophet’s (PBUH) life and not resort to violence thus falling prey to the designs of those who want to provoke them to give a bad name to religion of Islam

By: Muhammad Asgar Khan The character of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is the best example for everyone and it cannot be described and expressed in words or otherwise. Sometimes controversy arises as some cartoonists try their hand in presenting him through cartoons. Muslims believe that it is totally forbidden to characterise the Prophet (PBUH) through […]

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Is J&K Administration prepared for winter 2020-21?

Is J&K Administration prepared for winter 2020-21?

BY: Arka Chakraborty and Kasturi Guha Jammu and Kashmir is one of the coldest regions in India. Winter in the Union Territory sets in late October and lasts till early March. The temperature in the two regions varies with Jammu experiencing an average temperature of 6 to 20 degrees and Kashmir an average temperature of […]

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Re-organisation of the Divisions; criterion & benefits

Re-organisation of the Divisions; criterion & benefits

By: A.A. Latief u zaman Deva Before October 22,1947 the State of J&K comprised of 12 Wazarats ( Distts) apart from  02 Jagirs of Poonch & Chenani & 02 Governorates one each at Srinagar  and Jammu (Divisions ) spread over an area to the extent of 222236 Sq. kms, (as  cartographed by Britishers)  and  inhabited […]

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Interest earning ability of money in Islamic finance

Interest earning ability of money in Islamic finance

BY: Fahid Fayaz Darangay Time value of money is the core principle of finance. Any amount of money is worth more the sooner it is received. The concept further says that money has a time value attached to it. A rupee was worth more yesterday than today and a rupee today is worth more than […]

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SHAPING IT STROKE BY STROKE

SHAPING IT STROKE BY STROKE

PAPIER MACHE OF KASHMIR

BY: DAR JAVED Walking in the maze of narrow lanes and by-lanes of old city Srinagar called SHEH-RI-KHASS in Kashmir, packed by houses of wooden and brick architecture often shout for care and attention in silence. It is in these lanes that Papier Mache artisans live, work and transform waste paper/scrap into master pieces of […]

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Iran’s move towards China will have global ramifications

Iran’s move towards China will have global ramifications

The 25-years pact between Iran and China may change regional geopolitical dynamics to a large extent.

The global audience was gripped recently by two historic developments in the Middle East. Both are supposed to have considerable affect on the regional geopolitics. The news of a strategic partnership agreement between Iran and China, and the normalisation of relations between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel, are also viewed as having considerable […]

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Rethinking Education in J&K: Towards prioritizing mental and emotional health needs of students

Rethinking Education in J&K: Towards prioritizing mental and emotional health needs of students

A culture of uncertainty imposed by the armed conflict has shaped a generation of students in Jammu and Kashmir, too scared to question what they are being taught. They are sorely in need of diverse and inclusive spaces where their voices can be heard and their worldviews broadened.

By:  Tehmeena Rizvi The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) affirms that education is a fundamental human right and a key factor in reducing poverty and child labour, as well as promoting sustainable development. Quality education, which imparts crucial knowledge and important values, helps set the foundation for a child’s future. With conflicts (especially cultural and […]

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NEW EDUCATIONAL POLICY-2020 AT A GLANCE

NEW EDUCATIONAL POLICY-2020 AT A GLANCE

By: RAYEES MASROOR Educational policies help define rules, regulations, procedures and protocols necessary to run a system smoothly, safely and ensure that students receive a quality education. It also helps to establish rules and regulations to guide acceptable behavior and ensure that the overall educational environment is safe for the students and responsible to the […]

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To all the uncaring people!

To all the uncaring people!

By: Faizaan Bashir Would you mind rolling your eyeballs on people starving, dying in extreme conditions, in need of the things you can so easily afford to give them? I know, you won’t bother to do so, because you are born like that. Nothing shakes you, makes you think otherwise. You and your like ones […]

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