In Words and Deeds: The Genesis of Israeli Violence

In Words and Deeds: The Genesis of Israeli Violence

Not a day passes without a prominent Israeli politician or intellectual making an outrageous statement against Palestinians. Many of these statements tend to garner little attention or evoke rightly deserved outrage. Just recently, Israel’s Minister of Agriculture, Uri Ariel, called for more death and injuries on Palestinians in Gaza. “What is this special weapon we […]

Hope and Determination Amidst Adversity

Hope and Determination Amidst Adversity

By Faizan Bashir We often hear the stories of those, who have suffered either psychologically, emotionally or physically to such an extent that life seems heavier than hefty mountains. Some of these unfortunate few may turn up with flying colors while others give up. However, instead of giving in to adversity and suffering, the right […]

Domestic Violence is a Social Cancer that Devours its Hapless Victims

Domestic Violence is a Social Cancer that Devours its Hapless Victims

By Khursheed Yousuf Rafiqa (name changed) ,was born in a poor family, in a small hamlet (name of the village not mentioned) on the banks of Nalla Veshew in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district. She was brought up, cared, loved like any other child by her parents. Her childhood years were simple devoid of any costly […]

An Open Letter to the Education Minister, Mr. Altaf Bukhari

An Open Letter to the Education Minister, Mr. Altaf Bukhari

By Meer Rehmat Dear Sir, With humble respect and regards, I want your esteemed self to listen and feel the pain through which I am going since a very long time. I am working as a Contractual Lecturer in the Higher Education Department of Jammu and Kashmir, the portfolio which is under your supervision. No […]

Failure(s) need Not be the End: Why Society must take a Stand?

Failure(s) need Not be the End: Why Society must take a Stand?

By Akeel Rashid Following the announcement of 10th and 12th class board examination results, the newspapers in Jammu and Kashmir were replete with congratulatory content regarding the students who qualified these exams. Every school and educational institute claimed the remarkable achievements of their students. The advertisements in newspapers suggest that coaching centres were anxious to […]

Agro-ecological Farming: The Solution For a Possible Hunger Crisis

Today, there exists an undeniable food problem in the world. In fact, even though our planet has enough resources to feed all of the 7.5 billion people living on it, the combination of many factors such as the amount of wasted food, inefficient resource management, and organizational shortcomings make it so that hunger and income […]

There’s More to Life(and Intelligence) than Grades

By Mir Umar After a certain time, board results were declared in Jammu & Kashmir. Students were desperately waiting for their results; so were their parents. They were desirous to see their year’s hard work blooming in form of marks. It’s a harmony for the parents as well as for the teachers who contribute in […]

Is the “Season” of Death Inevitable?

Is the “Season” of Death Inevitable?

By Fayaz Ganie Human life is strange; to live it, the same things you need to forget, you require to remember! Without delving into the entire list of these things which demand such treatment, it would be appropriate to mention here only one of them: death. Death certainly demands this treatment where to live one […]

Improving the Quality of Education has to be a Holistic Endeavour. Mere Focus on Technology Won’t Do

Improving the Quality of Education has to be a Holistic Endeavour. Mere Focus on Technology Won’t Do

By Sheikh Maqbool A significant development since the previous Education policy of 1986/92 is the emergence of Information and Communication Technologies (NIOS) which has brought in new dimensions in the field education. New possibilities have opened up for use of information technology in different ways, not only to manage the sector, but also directly assist […]

On The Importance of Economics

On The Importance of Economics

By Sajad Hussain Din Common people have become more engrossed in the role economics plays in our daily lives. Economics is concerned from the property market to the macroeconomics of the household budget. Almost everything is connected to economics and, therefore, its interpretation is enthralling. For the upgrading of employability in banking, government sector, NGOs […]

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