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Career and Technical Education in the light of NEP-20

Career and Technical Education in the light of NEP-20

By: M Ahmad Education is the key to achieve full human potential, developing and promoting national development. Granting unlimited access to quality education is the solution for continued growth in economics, social justice and equality, scientific advancement, national integration, and cultural preservation. At the same time, the need for a skilled workforce is increasing in […]

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Music of Kashmir: Past perfect, future uncertain

Music of Kashmir: Past perfect, future uncertain

By: Shivangi Singh Kashmir, known as “Heaven on Earth,” has a diverse cultural legacy. Recent trends in Kashmiri poetry have evolved in tandem with contemporary folk music, keeping pace with the changing environment. Sufiana Mausiqi is Kashmir’s classical music, which developed under Sultan Zain-ul-reign Abidin’s in the 15th century (1420-1470). It falls under the category […]

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‘HINDU-MUSLIM’

‘HINDU-MUSLIM’

A translation of Sir Syed Ahmad Khans ’Hindu Aur Musalman Mai Irtibaat’

By: Abbas Ali As much as the social behaviour, mutual love, and relationships between Hindus and Muslims keep developing positively, it looks pleasing. Even the Aryan races of the Hindus are not the pure residents of Hindustan; they have arrived from other countries and settled victoriously in Hindustan. Immeasurable time has elapsed since their settlement […]

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South Africa’s Energy Crisis Escalates

South Africa’s Energy Crisis Escalates

Behind rolling power cuts loom deep-seated socioeconomic issues worsened by the rich countries of the world.

By: Brian Kamanzi On the morning of June 27, 2022, National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) shop steward David Fankomo joined his fellow members at the picket line outside Eskom’s Emalahleni office in the heart of South Africa’s coal belt. Workers at Eskom, the nation’s state-owned electricity utility, have been embattled in four rounds of wage […]

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Ethics of the younger generation and the use of social media

Ethics of the younger generation and the use of social media

By: Satyavan Saurabh Social media communication focuses on community-based input, interaction, content-sharing, and collaboration. People use it to stay in touch and interact with friends, family, and different communities. 58.4% of the world’s population uses social media. Average daily usage is 2 hours 27 minutes. Social media has become a necessity in the areas of […]

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Expressing Sufism in the common dialect

Expressing Sufism in the common dialect

Khawaja HabibUlLah Nowsheri:

By: Prof. Bashir Ahmad Dar During the recent years, a song has hit almost every household and everyone, young and old, men and women, murmur it often; the song is “Yare gachav diwayae”(My beloved let us go to see the fair). The verses are of the famous Sufi poet of Kashmir Known as Habib Ulllah […]

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Schooling morality to the young minds! 

Schooling morality to the young minds! 

By: Tajamul Naseem Lone The idea of writing this article came to me in 2016 when I read an article about ‘Education system in Finland’ published in a reputed newspaper of Kashmir. I tried to find that article again but failed.  I read that article and was very much impressed by the education system adopted […]

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EidulAdha: Sacrifice for Nearness and Pleasure of Allah

EidulAdha: Sacrifice for Nearness and Pleasure of Allah

Dr. AshaqHussain Take a moment to look back and imagine reaching the age when man took the first step in the world. Yes, this is the age of Adam (AS) and Mother Eve. Man was still new in this world and had not yet seen another human being die because no human being had died […]

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Single-use plastics ban: A big leap towards a better planet

Single-use plastics ban: A big leap towards a better planet

By: Bhupender Yadav In 2018, when India hosted World Environment Day on the theme Beat Plastic Pollution, Prime Minister (PM) NarendraModi gave a call for eliminating single-use plastics (SUP). A year later, in his Independence Day speech, PM Modi raised the issue again and said, “Can we free India from single-use plastic? The time for […]

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The farewell sermon of Prophet of Mercy (PBUH)

The farewell sermon of Prophet of Mercy (PBUH)

Key lessons for entirehumanity

By: M Ahmad Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) delivered his last sermon (KhutabahHajjatul-Wida) on the ninth of DhulHijjah, Friday (6 March 632 AD) (12th and last month of the Islamic year), 10 years after Hijrah (migration from Makkah to Madinah) in the Uranah Valley of mount Arafat at the age of 63. The words were quite clear […]