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Fatima Al-Fihri- The Woman Who Founded World’s First University

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 […]

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Today, India commences its G20 Presidency.

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 […]

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COP27: The COP of Implementation

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 […]

 Asad Mirza

Climate Change Warriors on an Assertive Streak

Climate Change Warriors on an Assertive Streak

After successfully getting a Loss and Damage Fund established, the climate change warriors have also launched legal actions against unresponsive governments. It seems that Climate Change is now gaining real traction and importance for the common people more and more, but our politicians are not ready to take any notice of these changes, which are […]

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How far the ASEAN Summit will bring changes to Myanmar crisis?

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 […]

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Global Refugee Crisis: Who is responsible and who should share the Burden?

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 […]

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The largest online library for blind and print disabled

The largest online library for blind and print disabled

‘Sugamya Pustakalaya’

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 […]

 Asad Mirza

The Afghan Conundrum

The Afghan Conundrum

The Moscow Conference on Afghanistan has shown the resolve of the regional players to play an affective role in the reconstruction of Afghanistan, and help the masses, who are facing a bleak future.

After a relatively silent phase on Afghan situation, which was overtaken by the global geo-political concerns after the start of the Russia-Ukraine war, the Afghan situation was once again on top of the agenda of regional and global powers in Moscow, last week. At the Moscow Conference on Afghanistan, representatives and officials from more than […]

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An Advancement Towards Simplifying Life For The Visually Impaired

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 […]

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Remembering the Valorous Saga of Maangarh Dham

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 […]

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