Effects of Video Games on Kashmir’s Young Generation

BASHARAT RASHID There are many video games, which are becoming popular that are being played with great enthusiasm in the nook and corner of Kashmir valley particularly by the youth; they no more prefer to go to playgrounds because of growing games addiction among them. Now a days, the valley’s young generation specially the school […]

Attempt to Desecrate the Pulpit of Jamia Masjid is Unacceptable

Attempt to Desecrate the Pulpit of Jamia Masjid is Unacceptable

By Owais Bhat Jama Masjid (the grand mosque) of Kashmir at Nowhatta, in the middle of the old city has been built by Sultan Sikandar Shah Kashmiri Shahmiri in 1394 CE, under the order of Mir Mohmmad Hamadani, son of Mir Sayyid Ali Hamadani. Sultan Sikandar’s son Zain-ul-Abidin extended the Jama Masjid by including the […]

Don’t Look for Moss on a Rolling Stone

By AABID REHMAN PALA As the assembly elections of 2019 are around the corner, former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti has once again started to use her old tactics to gain the sympathy of the people. She has started to visit the families of militants and shed some tears with them. It […]

Mr. IAS, What Next?

Mr. IAS, What Next?

Ishaq Begh Till 2010, Shah Faesal was not a well known figure in Kashmir but after cracking the India’s top most civil service examination held under UPSC (IAS) that too with a top position rendered him to be a reputable figure in Kashmir as well as in India. India tried to harvest a huge crop […]

Board Results: Don’t Blame Teachers

Board Results: Don’t Blame Teachers

By Malik Younus For some time now accountability has become the buzzword in the school education system, especially when it comes to the matter of results and test scores (Marks). Everyone seems to have a suggestion about ‘fixing’ education by holding teachers accountable for students’ performance in results and scores. But, we should ask ourselves […]

Are Our Milk and Poultry Products Safe for Consumption?

Are Our Milk and Poultry Products Safe for Consumption?

Dr Raja Muzaffar Bhat A few years ago, when a particular brand of packed milk was banned by the administration in Kashmir, an intense debatewhich centered on the quality of milk available in the market, especially of the packed variety ensued. All of us believe that this milk is, by and large, adulterated but the […]

Notes on the Real Meaning of Success

Notes on the Real Meaning of Success

By Adil Rashid Bhatt According to Webster’s dictionary, the definition of success is:”The achievement of a goal, aim, purpose or mission, attainment of wealth, prosperity, fame or social status”. From the mainstream standard dictionary meaning of success we can infer that success is all about achieving a goal, aim, wealth, fame and social status. But […]