ReT(s) have become Complacent. They must be Transferred and Rotated Regularly

By Sofi Yousuf Renowned educationists of the world unanimously believe that transfer is the most important tool of learning for a teacher which enables him or her to develop important competencies and thus better teaching quality. This is why transfer has been deemed as an important part of the service and is implemented everywhere after […]

21ST Century World Politics: “New” Cold War or the New Great Game?

21ST Century World Politics: “New” Cold War or the New Great Game?

The defining axes of the 21st century will be the power political conflict between the United States and China. From a systemic perspective, the balance(s) of power that will emerge from this conflict will be bi-polar which, as history demonstrates is a more stable system. But, the flip side is that regional orders will be […]

Children of Conflict

Children of Conflict

Dr Sohail Nasti While wars and conflict situations victimize people of all ages, it is children who are more vulnerable in such kind of situations. According to UNICEF estimates, in the last one decade, two million children were killed, 405 million disabled, 12 million left homeless, more than one million orphaned or separated from their […]

Beyond the Rain

Beyond the Rain

By Mir Umar The silver round pearls coming all away from the seventh sky grabs a call from clouds and crucifies each sky to reach us. When these diamond pearls reach us, they first kiss the barren fields that have been yearning for it. They fall with a similar velocity but as the thundering gets […]

On the Life, Times and Persona of Sultan Zain–ul–Abdin (Budshah)

On the Life, Times and Persona of Sultan Zain–ul–Abdin (Budshah)

By Syed Rooh Fatima The oft quoted phrases, “the king is dead long live the king” which seem contradictory have deeper meanings. Essentially, the reference is to the fact that when a king dies the next one becomes the king, it is but natural that no country can remain without the king; therefore, as soon […]

Changing Social Fabric in Kashmir

Changing Social Fabric in Kashmir

Muneeb Yousuf Kashmiri society is a close knit community which enthralls the outside world by its hospitality. Kashmiris’ hospitality is not only being observed by outsiders but also well recognized among dwellers of Kashmir. All Kashmiris take great pride in their inherent generosity. At times of distress, Kashmiris act together to share their burdens, thus […]

Let’s Treat Time as a Key Asset in Life

Let’s Treat Time as a Key Asset in Life

By Dr. Shahid Amin & Professor Somen Mitra Time management is the act of planning and exercising conscious control over the amount of time spent on specific activities, especially to increase effectiveness, efficiency or productivity. The serious issue today that has gripped the society is time mismanagement. Are there differences between time perception in India […]

Steps to Improve Traffic Management

Steps to Improve Traffic Management

Sajad Hussain Deen For dealing with traffic complications and management issues thereof, the administration does not have a magic wand in its hands. But, there is always the possibility of improvement. The Proficient and efficient implementation of traffic can be accomplished by making best use of the existing system. Proper sign posts, zebra crossing, footpaths, […]