Is Social Media a Boon or Bane?

Is Social Media a Boon or Bane?

By Tawseef Ahmad Mir “Social media is something of a double-edged sword. At its best, social media offers unprecedented opportunities for marginalized people to speak and bring much needed attention to the issues they face. At its worst, social media also offers everyone an unprecedented opportunity to share in collaborative outrage with reflection (Roxane Gay)”. […]

The Lament of a Sparrow

The Lament of a Sparrow

By Mushtaq Hurra After walking some four kilometers by foot in scorching heat, I decided to take rest under a nearby Chinar tree. I lay down and my eyes caught sight of a sparrow on a branch of the same tree. It was crying, wailing and weeping. It’s complaint and lament was about man before […]

Slanted Learning and Socialization can Scar the Self Forever. Here’s Why

Slanted Learning and Socialization can Scar the Self Forever. Here’s Why

SHAMSHAD BASHIR The institutional influence and the making up of the infant mind decide its way of looking at things and lay the foundation for its perception. The cultural influence with certain basic and indispensible institutions involved makes up the individuals’ mind which bear an influence over it and keep directing it. Change may alter […]

Re-Reading Sir Syed: A Larger Vision

Re-Reading Sir Syed: A Larger Vision

JAVID AHMAD AHANGER As we celebrated the 201th birth anniversary of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan on 17 October 2018—the founder of Aligarh Muslim University, when the whole debate around the nationalism and hyper-nationalism is round the corner. In fact, we are living in strange times where false narratives are constructed by none other than ruling […]

On the NTSE 2019: A Scholarship Test for Class X Students

On the NTSE 2019: A Scholarship Test for Class X Students

Dr. M. Ramachndran Most of the class XII (12)students are waiting for the notification of various competitive entrance examination like JEE,NEET and for admission to various professional courses or under graduate courses which will be held soon after their Feb/March 2019 final examination. It is a fact that most parents, schools or students of class […]

Understanding Marketing Efficiency, Marketing Cost, Margin and the Price Spread

The marketing efficiency depends on costs, margins and price spread and for continuous observing of marketing efficiency we need to have a rational comprehension of marketing costs and margins. Marketing cost is the cost involved in moving goods from the producer to the consumer and the number of services offered. Marketing efficiency is directly linked […]

Revisiting History: A Conversation with Hayat Amir Hussaini –IV

History is creative action, a creative force, narrated, energized and created by the infinite Reality ‘Allah’. He is beyond and above history, which is a narration and creative activity in time-space boundaries, but its origin is in a meta event, which al Quran defines in the following verse:“When Thy Lord drew forth from the children […]

On the Traumatized Youth of Kashmir

On the Traumatized Youth of Kashmir

Dr. Arshed Iqbal Dar There is much talk about youth being a marginalized segment of society. Allow me to say that they are not a marginalized group, but rather a targeted group. They are targeted for their huge potential, self confidence and ability to change the world. Young people are knowledgeable about their peers, realities […]

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