Ahed Tamimi: The Wonder Woman I know Of

Ahed Tamimi: The Wonder Woman I know Of

By Ushaym Tariq Israelis call her Shirley Temper and Palestinians call her a hero, for fearlessly standing up to those who enforce the Israeli occupation of their land and those who terrorize her village. Her name is Ahed Tamimi. The young teen, is often seen dressed in jeans and a cartoon-emblazoned T-shirt, her wild locks […]

The Houses that Vanish

The Houses that Vanish

By Sheikh Abid Conflict kills humanity! This small collocation of words forming a sentence is enough to give a person with rational thinking a clear notion of pain, agony and endless sufferings attached with it. “Human life is precious”- the universally famous quote most oftentimes used in those so called international/ national human rights conferences […]

Trump`s alt-Right Ideology in Minutiae

Trump`s alt-Right Ideology in Minutiae

By Shafqat Mushtaq Okay. The wall building is again on cards. The cold winters will now roast the liberal-chickens! If nothing else this is what the immigration ban is all about. No unhindered frolicking in the streets of America for immigrants. That actually, Trump and Co. fear put in danger the grey hair of the […]

Matriculation: A Botheration?

Matriculation: A Botheration?

JAVEID HASSAN MALIK Since my childhood days, I have been listening to this maxim, matriculation is a botheration for students. While I am not sure about its universal applicability but for Kashmiri students it certainly is, was and will remain. Every Kashmiri mother’s first wish is to see her child pass the matriculation exam as […]

Disaffiliation of Colleges is a Bad Idea

Disaffiliation of Colleges is a Bad Idea

Sheikh Maqbool The argument behind the proposal of disaffiliation is that a large number of affiliated colleges associated with either a Central or state University stands as burden on the latter, their underperformance having a direct relation to their size. So, there must be a change in the affiliation system. As a remedy of colleges […]

Teachings of Syed Abdul Qadir Jeelani (RA)

Teachings of Syed Abdul Qadir Jeelani (RA)

Zeeshan Rasool Khan Mohi-ud-din Abu Muhammad Abu Saleh Abdul Qadir al-Jeelani (Al-Jeelani) was an illustrious ascetic and mystic who became famous for being the eponymous founder of the Qadriyah order of Sunni Sufism. He was Najeeb-u-Tarafaen Syed, that is, Descendent of Prophet (SAW) from both his parents. Al-Jeelani was born in a place called Neef, […]

Shadow Armies: The Unseen, But Real US War in Africa

Shadow Armies: The Unseen, But Real US War in Africa

There is a real – but largely concealed – war which is taking place throughout the African continent. It involves the United States, an invigorated Russia and a rising China. The outcome of the war is likely to define the future of the continent and its global outlook. It is easy to pin the blame […]

Patient Beware: The Thin Line between Sexual Abuse and Medical Treatment

Patient Beware: The Thin Line between Sexual Abuse and Medical Treatment

By Adnaan Murtazaa The medical profession is considered to be the most reputed and noblest of professions throughout the world. Kashmir is no exception to it. People place doctors and the medical fraternity on the highest pedestal of respect and honor and rightly so, as they save lives on daily basis. But, aspects of the […]