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INTRODUCTION

INTRODUCTION

(Written by Anwar Sidiqi in Urdu “Taaruf”)

By: Abbas Ali Sir Syed Ahmad Khan (1817–1896) was an epoch-making personality. However, like all epoch-making personalities, his epoch had a significant influence upon him, and he influenced his epoch in a meaningful way. We observe impressions of his religious, cultural, literary, educational, and social ideas in various spheres of life. Even today, people find […]

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The plight of the contingent works, cooks in Edu department

The plight of the contingent works, cooks in Edu department

An open letter to Hon’ble Governor JK UT

Dear Hon’ble Sir I am writing this letter on behalf of thousands of contingent workers (sweepers) and Cook cum helpers working in education department since the inception of Mid Day Meal scheme in govt run schools upto the age group of 14 years. Hon’ble Sir, the Sweepers working in the deptt are just working on […]

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The policy of a deadweight loss: Ph.D. holders from Jammu and Kashmir

The policy of a deadweight loss: Ph.D. holders from Jammu and Kashmir

By: Dr. Firdous Ahmad Malik It is commonly acknowledged that education is a key resource for both individuals and societies. Indeed, in most countries, basic education is regarded not only as a right but also as a responsibility; governments are frequently expected to ensure access to basic education, and citizens are frequently required by law […]

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Why Myanmar military can’t be able to survive in the long run?

Why Myanmar military can’t be able to survive in the long run?

By: Sufian Siddique Myanmar’s military announced on February 1, 2021 that it had taken control of the country after arresting Prime Minister Aung San Suu Kyi and other political leaders. A state of emergency was then imposed in the capital Naypyidaw and a curfew in the capital Yangon for the next year. After this, thousands […]

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New dilemma for scholars

New dilemma for scholars

By: Ishfaq Ul Rehman Recently new recruitment rules have been framed for the employment of Assistant Professors in higher education department. The selection criterion has been modified to place greater emphasis on written examination, wherein points to academic qualification has been reduced to only 10 marks. Now the written Examination holds 75 marks- Paper -I: […]

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Continuing India’s sanitation revolution – from ODF to ODF Plus

Continuing India’s sanitation revolution – from ODF to ODF Plus

By: Vini Mahajan In 2014, India started its unprecedented sanitation journey, as consistent and concerted efforts began to create an Open-Defecation Free (ODF) nation. Considered the largest behavior change program in the world, the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) drove every Indian village, to accomplish a massive milestone and by 2nd Oct 2019, as a tribute […]

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Suicide and the possible preventive measures

Suicide and the possible preventive measures

BY: Dr. Ab Hamid Sheikh WHO Director General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus reported that “despite progress, one person still dies every 40 seconds from suicide.” World Suicide Prevention Day is observed every year on September 10 for creating awareness about suicidal tendencies and the preventive measures thereof. ‘Creating hope through action’ has been the triennial […]

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India-Bangladesh Relations through the lens of win-win outcomes

India-Bangladesh Relations through the lens of win-win outcomes

By: Mashrur Siddique Bhuiyan Following its declaration in December 1971, Bangladesh’s independence was first acknowledged by India. In South Asia, these two nations have historically had a shared border. Although there have been a few problems, relations between the two nations are still largely good. Despite decades-long border disputes coming to an end with the […]

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POSHAN Abhiyaan: Bringing about Behaviour Change through Jan Andolan

POSHAN Abhiyaan: Bringing about Behaviour Change through Jan Andolan

Honorable PM’s clarion call for a Suposhit Bharat has found resonance in the Prime Minister’s Overarching Scheme for Holistic Nutrition or POSHAN Abhiyaan – Government of India’s flagship programme to improve nutritional outcomes among children, pregnant women and lactating mothers. A critical part of the programme has been to mobilize communities at the grassroots to […]

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The South and Southeast region mustn’t be complicated further

The South and Southeast region mustn’t be complicated further

By: Sumaiya Jannat There have been frequent gunfire exchanges along Myanmar’s Naikhangchhari upazila’s border with Bangladesh for a number of days. A Rohingya resident of the border region has died. Additionally, there have been injuries in Bangladesh’s border villages. The local Bengali population and hill people are both alarmed by this abrupt development. This is […]

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