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PM Modi fulfilling dreams of Babasaheb

PM Modi fulfilling dreams of Babasaheb

As India celebrates 75 years of its Independence, it is also time to remember the Father of our Constitution, Babasaheb Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar, who gave wings to the dreams and aspirations of the weaker and poorer sections of our society. Though governments have contributed towards nation-building since Independence, it is the Narendra Modi Government which […]

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Actions on a global scale are essential for the restoration of the ozone layer.

Actions on a global scale are essential for the restoration of the ozone layer.

September 16 - World Ozone Day

By: Priyanka Saurabh Ozone is a naturally occurring molecule made up of three oxygen atoms. Ozone is found in different levels of the Earth’s atmosphere. About 90% of the ozone in the atmosphere is concentrated between 15 and 30 kilometers from the Earth’s surface (stratospheric ozone). It is also found in low concentrations at ground […]

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Kashmir Apple Industry at the cross-roads

Kashmir Apple Industry at the cross-roads

By: Shakir Nisar The season of Apple harvesting in Kashmir starts with high density varieties almost from 01 August and lasts till conventional varieties are fully harvested in November. September month is termed as the busiest month for the growers. It used to be a month of dreams, aspirations, hope and the result of hard […]

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Chinese BRI: A success or a failure?

Chinese BRI: A success or a failure?

The recent economic upheaval followed by the political disruption in Sri Lanka, has once again made the Chinese BRI, the focus of debate whether it is beneficial or insensitive to the participating countries besides being a success or a failure.

The Chinese President Xi Jinping launched the BRI with much fanfare and high promises and grandiose plans for the participating countries in 2013. It was considered to be a centrepiece of the Chinese foreign and trade policy. Basically, Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) earlier also referred to, as One Belt One Road or OBOR for […]

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Democracy and Human Development

Democracy and Human Development

(International Day of Democracy)

By M Ahmad Democracy in ancient Greece served as one of the first forms of self-rule  government in the ancient world. The ancient Greeks were the first to create a democracy. The word “democracy” comes from two Greek words that mean people (demos) and rule (kratos). Democracy is the idea that the citizens of a […]

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End of an era

End of an era

The Revolutionary Monarchy - Elizabeth II

By: M Ahmad Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary) nic named as “Lilibet” was born on 21 April 1926 at in Mayfair, London, was Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms from 6 February 1952 until her death 8 Sep, 2022. She was queen regnant of 32 different sovereign states during her […]

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One teacher, hundreds of duties, lakhs of vacant posts, how will the world of children change?

One teacher, hundreds of duties, lakhs of vacant posts, how will the world of children change?

By: Dr. Satyavan Saurabh Quality education plays an important role in one’s life which helps him/her to be socially acceptable, increase job opportunities, be financially sound, etc. Hence the role of teachers is very important in providing quality education. The learning crisis is evident from the fact that nearly half of Grade 5 children in […]

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KNOWLEDGE

KNOWLEDGE

(Written by Sir Syed in Urdu ‘Tarqi Uloom’)

By: Abbas Ali The progression of knowledge among Muslims has taken an unusual path. After the battle of Yamama, during Hazrat Abu Bakr’s (RA) Khilafat, the first fundamental knowledge growth happened. He (RA) tasked Zaid Bin Sabit (RA) with compiling the Quran from beginning to conclusion and publishing it as a book. As a result, […]

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Rising cybercrime and infrastructure gaps in India

Rising cybercrime and infrastructure gaps in India

With 'police' and 'public order in the state list, the primary responsibility of investigating crime and creating the necessary cyberinfrastructure rests with the states.

By: Priyanka Saurabh India is the second largest online market in the world. Although the advancement of technology and the Internet has brought with it all the associated benefits, there has also been an increase in cybercrime affecting people globally. According to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), 50,035 cases of cybercrime were registered in […]

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Integrating Technology and Literacy

Integrating Technology and Literacy

international literacy day

By: M Ahmad The ability to identify, understand, interpret, create, communicate and compute using printed and written materials associated with varying contexts is termed as literacy. Literacy involves a continuum of learning in enabling individuals to achieve their goals, to develop their knowledge and potential and to participate fully in their community and wider society. […]