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Poverty eradication in India: Social protection successes and failures

Poverty eradication in India: Social protection successes and failures

Poverty is the worst form of violence — Mahatma Gandhi

By: Dr Firdoos Wani Globally, the number of people living in extreme poverty declined from 36 per cent in 1990 to 10 per cent in 2015. But the pace of change is decelerating and the COVID-19 crisis risks reversing decades of progress in the fight against poverty. New research published by the UNU World Institute […]

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Celebrating ‘World Food Day’ in a starving world

Celebrating ‘World Food Day’ in a starving world

By: Abid Hussain Rather 16th October is observed as ‘World Food Day’ across globe in the remembrance of the day when the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations was founded in 1945. Officially, World Food Day was established by FAO’s Member Countries at the Organization’s 20th General Conference in November 1979. This […]

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A shout of concern from a dejected Scholar!

A shout of concern from a dejected Scholar!

By: Zahoor Ahmad Mir In recent years, there has been a growing consensus that a country’s educational system is crucial to its economic success and key to a prosperous nation. Education is a hallmark of a modern society. India has the world’s third-largest higher education system, behind only the United States and China. In this […]

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World can’t remain silent on Myanmar’s ‘Nuclear Ambition’ issue

World can’t remain silent on Myanmar’s ‘Nuclear Ambition’ issue

By: Dr Arpita Hazarika If Myanmar acquires nuclear capability, it would be disaster for South and Southeast Asia. All regional countries would be facing security threat from Myanmar directly. Nuclear Myanmar is going to direct threat to not only for all regional countries. South and Southeast Asia is going to be vulnerable permanently if Myanmar […]

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Remembering Dr A P J Abdul Kalam

Remembering Dr A P J Abdul Kalam

‘The Missile Man of India’

By: M Ahmad Great souls never leave; they are always on the mind of humankind. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was an Indian aerospace scientist and statesman who served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. He was born on 15th Oct 1931 and raised in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu and this day […]

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Myanmar military’s ‘cherished nuclear ambition’ threatens regional stability

Myanmar military’s ‘cherished nuclear ambition’ threatens regional stability

By: Dr Arpita Hazarika Southeast Asia is going to be vulnerable permanently if Myanmar continues to pursue its long cherished nuclear ambitions.  Definitely, the military junta would use the weapons against various ethnic rivals, insurgents. Not only so that, the whole Southeast Asian region would be volatile, unstable for this stupidity of the Myanmar junta. […]

 Rashmi Talwar

‘Pakistan –The sick man of South Asia’: Dr. Ishrat Husain

‘Pakistan –The sick man of South Asia’: Dr. Ishrat Husain

In an unfiltered conversation at webinar organized by Amritsar-based ‘Majha House’, eminent Pakistani banker, economist, Dr. Ishrat Husain, talked candidly on his book ‘Governing the Ungovernable’, Institutional Reforms for Democratic Governance’- tracing Pakistan’s dismal economic condition. The ex-Governor of State Bank of Pakistan; Dean and Director IBA, Karachi was in conversation with Aaditya Dar, an […]

 Asad Mirza

Destruction caused by climate change

Destruction caused by climate change

Various reports highlight the fact that Climate Change has been caused by the rich nations and thus poor countries have started demanding compensation for the climate changes, which have adversely impacted them.

The forthcoming COP27, UN climate talks due to be held in Egypt in November, may highlight the compensation system for poorer countries known as “loss and damage”, caused by the Climate Change. It is a fact, corroborated by various UN and independent reports that Climate Change over the last 25 years particularly has caused costly […]

 Mushtaq Hurra

Shocking: JK tops the list of unmarried youth in the entire country!

Shocking: JK tops the list of unmarried youth in the entire country!

Jammu and Kashmir in general, and Kashmir valley in particular is known across the globe for its picturesque beauty, pleasant weather, rich biodiversity, unparalleled hospitality and uncluttered social setup. But, of late, the erstwhile border state of Indian republic is grabbing headlines for diabolical reasons.  From drastic climate changes to our cultural dilution, the quondam […]

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INTRODUCTION

INTRODUCTION

(Written by Anwar Sidiqi in Urdu “Taaruf”)

By: Abbas Ali Sir Syed Ahmad Khan (1817–1896) was an epoch-making personality. However, like all epoch-making personalities, his epoch had a significant influence upon him, and he influenced his epoch in a meaningful way. We observe impressions of his religious, cultural, literary, educational, and social ideas in various spheres of life. Even today, people find […]

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