Fatima Al-Fihri- The Woman Who Founded World’s First University
By: M Ahmad When thinking of the oldest universities in the world, probably the first ones that come to most people’s minds are Oxford and Bologna, but according to UNESCO and the Guinness World Records, Al-Qarawiyyin University (also written as Al-Karaouine) is the “oldest existing, and continually operating educational institution in the world.” Founded in […]
Today, India commences its G20 Presidency.
The previous 17 Presidencies of the G20 delivered significant results – for ensuring macro-economic stability, rationalising international taxation, relieving debt-burden on countries, among many other outcomes. We will benefit from these achievements, and build further upon them. However, as India assumes this important mantle, I ask myself – can the G20 go further still? Can […]
COP27: The COP of Implementation
By: Bhupender Yadav The 27th Conference of Parties (COP27) drew to a close last week and despite the many challenges and divergence of views, member countries rose to the occasion. With COP27 being branded as the COP for Implementation, significant breakthroughs were achieved on key issues, the primary being the agreement on Loss and Damage […]
How far the ASEAN Summit will bring changes to Myanmar crisis?
By: Nazifa Nawar The 40th and 41st ASEAN summits, as well as related summits, were held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, from November 8 to 13, 2022. Myanmar’s crisis hits the top of the agenda. Myanmar’s chair sat empty at November 11’s meeting. The move is a bold decision for the ASEAN to exclude the Myanmar […]
Global Refugee Crisis: Who is responsible and who should share the Burden?
By: Mohammed Khaku The United States is the biggest perpetrator of the global refugee crisis through its military actions, supporting ruthless regimes, defiance of international norms and biggest climate polluter, which leads to millions of refugees. In 2015, following a decree by the Supreme Leader of Iran, all undocumentedrefuges and children can enroll in public […]
The largest online library for blind and print disabled
By: M Ahmad Sugamya Pustakalaya (Library) is a collaborative effort of TCS (Tata Consultancy Services), Daisy Forum of India and NIEPVD (National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Visual Disabilities), Government of India to end the book famine faced by people with print disabilities. Users can access a collection of nearly 07 lakh books, maintain […]
An Advancement Towards Simplifying Life For The Visually Impaired
By: Adil Khan The human eye is a marvel of biological excellence. It is the most complex and sophisticated structure in the body, with a range of functions that go far beyond what one can even imagine. It is the most complex organ in the human body composed of a number of different parts that […]
Remembering the Valorous Saga of Maangarh Dham
By: Arjun Ram Meghwal The Nation is taking giant leaps multidimensionally, striding to realise the fullest potential of proud citizens. The Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav is an apt moment to introspect ourselves and bring out the masses’ consciousness for scaling new heights for the Nation. India’s freedom struggle has numerous sagas to reflect the awakened […]
How India-Bangladesh Can Reap the Maximum Benefit of CEPA
By: Jubeda Chowdhury The idea of a ‘win-win’ partnership between India and Bangladesh is driving the economic relationship them. The Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement between India of Bangladesh will be a Comprehensive Economic Framework and an instrument to optimize the advantages of their strategic geographical landscape. This agreement has immense growth potential but is prone […]
Myanmar-Bangladesh medicine diplomacy
By: Sufian Siddique New Horizons for Profitable Investments Manufacturing an essential adjunct to healthcare is important in any case. Because people’s lives are directly related to this wonderful product. Medicines play a direct or indirect role in ensuring the well-being and well-being of people by getting rid of human diseases and alleviating anxiety and restlessness. […]