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 Dr.Shiben Krishen Raina

The importance of real education in current scenario!

The importance of real education in current scenario!

Fathers need to be more friendly towards their children more so when they attain the age of Sixteen. Famous Indian teacher-turned politician Chanakya, (4th  century BC) known for his diplomacy and knowledge on worldly affairs, too, has very rightly pointed out that fondle a son until he is five years of age, and use the stick […]

 MUKHTAR AHMAD FAROOQI

Draft NEP 2019 and Three Language Conundrum

Draft NEP 2019 and Three Language Conundrum

Human tendency to communicate with others is the underlying principle for emergence of a language. The language plays a pivotal role in any learning process irrespective of the subject matter or area and any student can assimilate a new concept when he/she has learnt a language. But India being a linguistically diverse country where almost […]

 Akeel Rashid

Self-marginalization of mainstream politics in J&K

Self-marginalization of mainstream politics in J&K

The role of the politicians, if one goes with one of the agreed upon definitions of the term ‘politics’, is to govern directly or indirectly. More importantly, they (politicians) do not lose this criterion, whether being in power or not, unless they choose to do so. When one tries to analyze the role of politicians […]

 Javaid Beigh

AMIT SHAH IN KASHMIR

AMIT SHAH IN KASHMIR

Amit Shah, who is perhaps India’s most powerful Union Minister of Home Affairs or MHA who recently made his maiden visit to Kashmir valley as newly appointed Home Minister of India. Mr. Shah’s visit, unlike past visits of other central ministers and even prime ministers was notably unprecedented in many ways, including the fact that […]

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Exodus in Democracy

Exodus in Democracy

By: Kalhan Koul Kashmir imbroglio continues. Subject specialists are born overnight in deluxe suits of Delhi and experts come as well as perish with seasons. Treatment without diagnosis remains a catastrophe as high cost adventures end up in a mess and turn to be fatal misadventures. Brave hearts lay supreme sacrifices while innocents are killed […]

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Amit Shah makes interesting points

Amit Shah makes interesting points

Insaniyat, Jamhoriyat, Kashmiriyat…

By: Shafqat Shafi President’s rule has been extended for six more months in Jammu and Kashmir. The extension was approved by the Lok Sabha on Friday amid a fiery debate over democracy and other related issues vis-à-vis the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The extension of president’s rule was on the expected lines as the […]

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 ‘Back to Villages’- A unique Opportunity to infuse life in dead Panchyats!

 ‘Back to Villages’- A unique Opportunity to infuse life in dead Panchyats!

By: Umar Firdous Ahmad Back to Village programme has its roots in the Nepal’s Panchyat regime from 1967 to 1975; it was originally known by the name of ‘Back to village National Campaign’. The programme then used to direct the Gazetted officers to the rural hinterlands were majority of Nepali people live. This year Governor’s […]

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The threats of heightened tensions between Iran & U.S

The threats of heightened tensions between Iran & U.S

BY: Mudasir Wani Over the past week, the relationship between the U.S and Iran has become even more strained. The Pentagon on Monday announced that U.S will send ten thousand additional troops and a dozen fighter jets to the Middle East. The pentagon says that this is in response to Iran’s plan to attack U.S […]

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Over 100 Years old engineering heritage in shambles

Over 100 Years old engineering heritage in shambles

MOHRA POWER PROJECT

The River Jehlum draining almost whole Kashmir Valley becomes steeper with significant vertical fall along the length from Baramulla to Kaman Post. This topography is best suited for hydroelectric power projects, especially run-off-the-river type of power plants and presently three such projects are functional within this stretch of about 70 Kilometers. On this advantageous  terrain, […]

 Dr. Tasaduk Hussain Itoo

Violence against Doctors: An Issue of grave concern

Violence against Doctors: An Issue of grave concern

When the doctor's self-perception and the patient's expectation don't match, discontent arises

India’s health system is facing a lot of crisis and the magnitude of the problem especially the violence with the health care professionals, particularly doctors, is perhaps far greater. Doctors in thousands across the country went on strike to protest a recent spate of violence against them. At least many separate incidents of assault on […]