OPINION

 Akeel Rashid

 When institutional violence manifests in individual felony! 

 When institutional violence manifests in individual felony! 

First things first – What happened, with a pregnant lady and her child, at Lalla Ded  (LD) maternity hospital in Srinagar was the extreme manifestation of institutional or structural violence prevalent in different forms in our part of the world. The response of common people in general and public figures in particular catered to emotional […]

 OPINION

We cannot blame sun for global warming

We cannot blame sun for global warming

By: Sheikh Nissar The unabated global environmental change is posing a serious threat to the survival of man. Weather and climate, the dynamic aspects of physical environment affect wide range of human activities. Its influence on human welfare range from immediate effects of weather to long term responses associated with climate change. Over the billions […]

 SHAH KHALID

Engineering Students in deep Quandary

Engineering Students in deep Quandary

An Open Letter to Hon’ble Chancellor of Varsities

In 2012 academic session, the Government of Jammu and Kashmir had given a nod for Government Polytechnic Engineering Colleges in every district of Jammu and Kashmir, to run Diploma Engineering Programmes. Some state and autonomous Universities and Private Engineering Colleges in state are also running Diploma Engineering Programmes. It is significant. However, there is always […]

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The plight of ‘Under graduate’ students of KU

The plight of ‘Under graduate’ students of KU

By: Javaid Ahmad Mir The University of Kashmir has secured 47th position among universities assessed in the National Institutional Ranking Framework 2018, according to the results announced by MHRD .It also has been awarded grade “A” university by the NAAC in 2011. The University has grown into one of the largest universities with 12 faculties, […]

 Niloofar Qureshi

Please Spare our Children!

Please Spare our Children!

During a gunfight with security forces in Majgund area on the outskirts of Srinagar that took place on December 9 last year, three militants belonging to Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) were killed. While one of the deceased was identified as a Pakistani national, the other two were locals.  News of our youth who have joined militancy and […]

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The resignation that triggered many debates

The resignation that triggered many debates

By: Mushtaq Hurra Dr. Shah Faesal and his resignation from the bureaucracy have caught media by storm. All the news channels are abuzz with debates and analysis about the big decision that this IAS topper took. Social Media is flooded with posts, comments and arguments regarding the decision of 2010 batch IAS topper who had […]

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Debating political contours in Kashmir

Debating political contours in Kashmir

 In making his final choice between various shades of politics here, Shah Faesel will have to answer himself more than anyone else.

By: Mudasir Ahmad Gori The first UPSC topper from Jammu and Kashmir found himself in the middle of a controversy when the rumour of his joining mainstream politics was making rounds. He, rather, found himself at the centre of the debate immediately after his resignation which has given birth to innumerable questions, uncountable perceptions and […]

 Aabid Rehman Pala

Don’t Look for the Moss on a Rolling Stone

Don’t Look for the Moss on a Rolling Stone

Why is Mehbooba Mufti  nowadays visiting the militant families and apologizing the people for her past deeds and remarks? Why is she terming the slain militants as martyrs? Is it that she wanted the support of people to repeat her previous activities or the fulfillment of leftover dreams of her father? As the assembly elections […]

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Shah Faesal’s resignation raises many eyebrows!

Shah Faesal’s resignation raises many eyebrows!

By: RAYEES Masroor Months of speculations came to an end when one of the most celebrated youth icons and also the 2010 IAS topper, Dr.Shah faesal, resigned from his job and stated that he was likely to join electoral politics. Social media is abuzz with the rumors that he is going to contest elections as […]

 SHAH KHALID

An Open Letter to Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Kashmir University

An Open Letter to Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Kashmir University

Asalmu Alikum, Greetings of the day! With great reverences and regards, I would like to bring to your attention, this grave concern regarding the administrative failure of Universities examination wing. I hope you will spare sometime from your busy schedule to go through this letter. The University of Kashmir was meant to expand the avenues […]