The Underappreciated Beauty and Glory of Mathematics

ISHFAQ AHMAD CHOPAN In elementary terms, we regard mathematics as the study of numbers, quantities, structures, spaces, and variations which involves use of certain patterns and some logic to test the truth or falsity of statements or some hypothesis. The subject of mathematics has evolved from basic counting, measurements, to the study of dynamics and […]

Wake Up Before It is Too Late: Notes on the Importance of Kashmir’s Deteriorating Soil Health

Wake Up Before It is Too Late: Notes on the Importance of Kashmir’s Deteriorating Soil Health

Dr. Tasneem Mubarak The ever expanding population and changing life styles are creating enormous demand for food, fodder, feed, fiber and fuel. To keep pace with increasing population, production must increase but not at the cost of environment and ecology. For sustainability in agriculture and allied sectors it is quite essential to maintain soil health. […]

Food Deficit Condition in J&K Can be Attributed to Poor Policy and Faulty Research

Food Deficit Condition in J&K Can be Attributed to Poor Policy and Faulty Research

AQIB NAZIR Isn’t it ironic that our agrarian economic region is a food deficit one with about 80% of its population engaged in agriculture and allied sectors. However, It feels like that the contributor of primary economy has disappeared from the J&K’s economic radar screen and that has put at the region in a competing […]

On the Importance of Branding in Saffron Marketing in Kashmir Valley

BY BINISH QADRI The concept of sustainable development originated from Brundtland Report of 1987 according to which development satisfying the requirements of the present generation without compromising the requirements of the future generation is sustainable in letter and spirit. It is the allocation of resources rationally, pragmatically, and judiciously in order to maintain the ecological […]

Greed is Destroying Kashmir’s Wetlands. It Should Alarm Us All

SHEIKH UMAR AHMAD Kashmir is gifted with immense natural resources that give it a paradise personification on earth. Being geographically small and fragile ecosystem, it balances its eco-stability through natural endowments it holds. Of late, Kashmir is marred by political and geo instability that had put its ecology at the nuke’s end. Among other natural […]

Technology and Teaching can be Resolved?

Technology and Teaching can be Resolved?

JAVEID HASSAN MALIK It is very hard to define a good teacher but going as per conventional definitions, “a good teacher is someone who inspires his/her students to aspire big in life, who increases the thirst in his students for learning new things. Now, in an era of ICT (Information, Communication and Technology) where smart […]

Integrating Healthcare with Technology is both the Need and the Demand of the Hour

Integrating Healthcare with Technology is both the Need and the Demand of the Hour

BY NIGAM GUPTA Salutations to all those who are working day and night for improving the most dignified profession in good conscience by making use of technologies in today’s world of competition and tremendous challenges. It is sheer passion to bring new innovations while desiring to contribute something for our coming generations. And, most importantly; […]

To Be Or Not To Be?

To Be Or Not To Be?

BASHARAT HASSAN The Jammu and Kashmir Higher Education De¬partment’s order to permit college faculties to guide research scholars deserves much debate and discussion before a conclusion is arrived. The order does not involve only the two chambers of the faculty: one working in universities and the second working in colleges, but, at large, the research […]

Power of Face-to-Face Communication in the Modern World

Power of Face-to-Face Communication in the Modern World

BY BINISH QADRI When only two persons or a small group of people are involved in informal conversation or chatting when they come face to face, it is called face to face communication. When we talk to each other and see each other physically, we call it face to face communication. It is part of […]

Late Marriages: A Serious Social Issue

Late Marriages: A Serious Social Issue

AAQIB ASHRAF NENGROO Marriage, a legally and socially sanctioned union between a man and a woman is regulated by multiple laws legislated by different religious beliefs . Every religion attaches highest significance to it . Marriage in Islam Islam is a strong advocate of marriage. The Prophet (PBUH) has said “there is no celibacy in […]