In response to Monday Read: How to make public education sector more attractive?
By: Prof. A G Madhosh This rejoinder is the result of my close reading of two brilliant presentations by Muhammad Rafi former Director School Education Kashmir, and the present Director Mr. Muhammad Yunis Malik (Kashmir Images, Jan 11, 2021). What are our children getting in the schools? Looking at the 5 year data life and […]
The year 2020 will be remembered for long as the time of the pandemic that created chaos throughout the world and made even powerful nations and people to surrender. It affected almost every part of the world in different ways – socially, economically, psychologically, and physiologically. Many succumbed to it, some are still battling for […]
By: Gh. Hassan Bhat This is in response to the inauguration of the Ayushman Bharat, a name most of the people are still unfamiliar with. It is actually a medical insurance healthcare scheme formally launched in 2018 in the country and in J and K on 26th of December 2020 by Prime Minster of India. […]
By: Faizaan Bashir Death, you always play games with me: In just a blink of an eye, you are so close to me; and as I close my eyes, spread my arms, to hug you, you are nowhere, not anywhere felt, gone. Leaving me in this pain, a friend now. But a cruel friend. Why? […]
Mandal Commission :
By: Er. Prabhat Kishore The Constitution of India ensures right to equality for its citizens, but due to social discrimination a large section of society has minimal representation in services & other sectors. To cope up the situation of Socially & Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC), the Second Backward Classes Commission headed by Sri B.P. Mandal […]
By: M.Kashyap and Muzaffar Bhat Jawaharlal Nehru emphasizes that freedom from ignorance is as essential as freedom from hunger. He further states “Only through right education can a better order of society be built up”. A good education is one that favours rational thinking, love of learning, cultivation of a scientific temperament while fostering the […]
By: SAFINA NABI Amina Bano sits around a traditional hearth in her kitchen in northern Kashmir’s Ganderbal district, cooking for her young family. After giving birth to three children in seven years, Amina says her pregnancies were made harder by the complete lack of available medical facilities in her village. A member of the region’s […]
By: Stephen Zunes Late last month, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the US government finds the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign to be inherently ‘anti-Semitic’. He pledged to “immediately take steps to identify organizations that engage in hateful BDS conduct and withdraw US government support for such groups” and urged all nations […]
By: Shah khurshid An Introduction: Iron is an element with chemical symbol Fe & atomic number 26 (i.e it has 26 no. protons in its nucleus). Iron has four stable isotopes: I) 26Fe54 (Iron – 54, Atomic no. 26; Mass No. 54). II) 26Fe56 (Iron -56, Atomic no. 26; Mass No. 56). III) 26Fe57 (Iron-57, […]
In theory, the arrival of a safe and effective vaccine would represent the beginning of the end of the Covid-19 pandemic.
By: Mariana Mazzucato, Henry Lishi Li, and Els Torreele Recent announcements of demonstrated efficacy in Covid-19 vaccine trials have brought hope that a return to normality is in sight. The preliminary data for Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna’s novel mRNA vaccines are highly encouraging, suggesting that their approval for emergency use is forthcoming. And more recent news […]