Alms Giving is a Noble Act of Charity. But, Beware of Charlatans

Alms Giving is a Noble Act of Charity. But, Beware of Charlatans

FARHAD AHMAD PIR Once it was a blessing to serve the needy. Alms giving is a duty prescribed for the individual as a kind of worship. Charity makes us feel good and has positive effect on our lives. It was the usual practice in our homes to serve the hungry man or the man in […]

On the Islamic Notion of Man

On the Islamic Notion of Man

MOHAMMAD IMRAN To date, scholars from different fields and disciplines have attempted to describe and discuss the nature of man and his presence on earth in order to find a proper meaning over his true nature. In lieu of this, there are a myriad views about the nature of man; Anthropologists hold that there is […]

Beekeeping Offers the Potential of Robust Rural Development in J&K

Beekeeping Offers the Potential of Robust Rural Development in J&K

BY WASEEM AHMAD Rural development aims to help people to manage their livelihoods, better through sustainable use of available resources. It provides greater social and economic power by offering opportunities to work in line with their capacity, without hampering the eco-services provided by their environment. The agriculture and allied sectors continue to be crucial in […]

The Drug Menace has Assumed Alarming Proportions. It Must be Curbed Now!

The Drug Menace has Assumed Alarming Proportions. It Must be Curbed Now!

Tahir Mushtaq Drug addiction has become a gross nuisance particularly among teenagers in Jammu and Kashmir. It is a disease that affects the brain and behavior of a person. Drug addiction is becoming alarming in our society; we are going astray and we don’t even realize that. From Marijuana, cocaine, heroin, opium and alcohol youth […]

Notes on Writing: A Creative Expression and Catharsis Par Excellence!

Notes on Writing: A Creative Expression and Catharsis Par Excellence!

Meer Abas Writing the perfect paper is a lot like a militaryperation. It takes discipline, foresight, research, strategy, and, if done right, ends in total victory. There is no denying the fact that writing is a universal panacea. It enjoys a great and unique status in the world of art. Writing has been a very […]

Fake Doctors Flourish because of Negligence and Ignorance

Fake Doctors Flourish because of Negligence and Ignorance

BY SAMIULLAH AZEEM It was quite unfortunate to see a person practicing as a ‘doctor’, holding a trust in a society by displaying a degree on board, which later on turned out to be fake, and then apprehended for the same. The self proclaiming “orthopedic surgeon”, who was practicing at multiple places across North Kashmir, […]

On the Importance of Handicrafts in an Economy

On the Importance of Handicrafts in an Economy

BY BINISH QADRI The term handicraft includes a wide range of articles. The informal sector which take account of handicrafts has been described by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) as a part of economic activity characterized by certain features like dependence on local available resources and skills, household or family ownership, small-scale set-ups, labour-intensive, non-scientific […]

Marketing An Ever Emerging Career

Marketing An Ever Emerging Career

DR. SHAHID AMIN Marketing is one of the popular and oldest specializations of business and management studies. The scope and future of MBA in Marketing has always shown a rich promise in the market. It is very important to first know the concept of marketing. The concept of marketing has been defined differently by experts […]

Self Defeat and Self Destruction

Self Defeat and Self Destruction

BY FAYAZ GANIE According to scientific estimates , the age of the earth is more than 4.5 billion years old and life on this planet originated around 3.8 billion years ago. Moreover, during the entire course of history of life on the earth one species replaced the other and the other was replaced by the […]

Why Choosing the Right Career is an Imperative?

Why Choosing the Right Career is an Imperative?

DR. SHAHID AMIN TRALI The goal of education is to form good humans devoted to work for the creation of societies of love, freedom, fellowship, justice and harmony. People who are educated tend to have well-paid jobs, be law abiding, have better health and educate their own children better. Educated individuals have the attitude and […]