Health Talk: On Smoking, Tuberculosis and Human Health

Health Talk: On Smoking, Tuberculosis and Human Health

By Irfan Bashir Wani After having been ranked the state with the highest number of smokers, the cases of Tuberculosis are on rise in Jammu & Kashmir due to consumption of smokeless tobacco. This was disclosed by Dr. Gautam Sharma, Dental Surgeon, University of Jammu and ex-president of the Indian Dental Association (IDA) while interacting […]

Understanding Stock Exchanges

Understanding Stock Exchanges

By AADIL REHMAN Only a few days ago, Stock Exchanges were hitting the headlines-be it the “SENSEX”, the most sensitive index on stock exchange crossing the all time high 33000 mark or the “NIFTY” registering new records. Investors in securities, traded on stock exchanges, were having a golden run earning a good return on their […]

Teacher Intimidation during Exam Time: An Experience worth Sharing

Teacher Intimidation during Exam Time: An Experience worth Sharing

By MALIK JAVEID Being a teacher is often considered a noble profession with no match in terms of status and respect in society. But, this all seems to be history now; as the sign of times has changed so has the prestige and status of teacher changed and many times it takes an ugly turn […]

South Asia’s Peace Imperative- II

South Asia’s Peace Imperative- II

Fayaz Ganie Without peace, the objectives of equilateral opportunities, egalitarian prosperity, all round development, universal freedom and non-discriminatory treatment for different religious denominations of the region cannot be achieved. And, with peace – which remains mostly elusive in the region in the real sense – achievement of these goals is possible, and with lasting peace, […]

Saving the Innocent

Saving the Innocent

Children are among the most beautiful blessings in this world. They are innocent, wholesome, pure, sweet beings that see and look at everything through positive eyes. To them, everyone is good, everything is a wonder to be discovered. It is impossible to imagine a world without them; a world without their beautiful faces, souls and […]

Making ICPS casuality of political vendetta

By Bilal Bhat A mere perusal of the pages of the various government and court orders since the Juvenile Justice (care and protection) Act 2013 was enacted in Jammu and Kashmir will demonstrate how desperately the government has been hunting for a person who will actually run it. From 1997, when the first Act was […]

Notes on the Importance of Child Nutrition and Health

Notes on the Importance of Child Nutrition and Health

By Altaf Hussain Haji Children’s day is celebrated all over the world to cherish and adore the innocence of children, to make them feel special for their role in the world and show them the positives of being a child. It is celebrated on various dates all over the world. But, the question is, do […]

Does Randomness Actually Exist?

Does Randomness Actually Exist?

By Jawaaz Ahmad Dial a number. Any number from one to 100. Got one? OK, so how did you choose it? People have problems creating and detecting randomness. The perception of designs proved to be a great mechanism of survival – big, mottled cats eat my children; this berry does not make me sick – […]

The Retreat of Western Liberalism- A Review

The Retreat of Western Liberalism- A Review

What do you get when theory is blended with praxis and woven into a compendium of perspicacious insights from domains as diverse as history, political theory, international relations, sociology, economics and political economy- all interspersed by poignant anecdotes culled from Western Classics? An ouvre by a Financial Times journalist, Edward Luce that accords the reader […]