Govt’s move on Roshni, State and Kacharai land is injustice

Govt’s move on Roshni, State and Kacharai land is injustice

People must be given chance to lay their side of genuine issues The sudden and unreasonable move of the Administration in UT of J&K by passing a circular on the very fragile and grave issue of removing encroachments from Roshni, State and Kacharari lands leads to mass injustice. There are various reasons that this move […]

Stop Glorifying JKAS Results?

Stop Glorifying JKAS Results?

Someone has rightly said, “Success has many fathers but failure is an orphan”. This quote has universal applicability when it comes to our society, we affiliate our identity with those people in our relationships who have success stamped on their faces and in our local milieu success is considered synonymous with getting a government job, […]

Imposing Property Tax in J&K

Imposing Property Tax in J&K

Property tax is ad valorem tax on the value of a property. It is leveled by the government in which the property falls. It is paid on property owned by an individual. It is a real estate tax and can be considered a regressive tax. It is paid by the owner of a property and […]

Avoid Last-Minute Tax Planning

Avoid Last-Minute Tax Planning

In the month of January and February, a common thing that bothers salaried classes is mounting tax liability. With the Assessment Year 2023–24 approaching, taxpayers are looking for ways to reduce their personal income tax burden and make the most of their hard–earned money. The simple reason for mounting tax liability, in my opinion, is, […]

Some reflections on the status of women and their education

Some reflections on the status of women and their education

Let me begin with an old African Proverb “If you educate a man, you educate an individual, but if educate a woman, you educate a whole family”. From our nursery days to our university days, we heard this proverb repeatedly from our teachers in our classrooms. As a girl, listening to this proverb would fill […]

The impact of social media on mental health

The impact of social media on mental health

Social media has become a ubiquitous presence in modern society. It has changed the way we communicate, interact, and consume information. However, along with the many benefits of social media, there are also concerns about its impact on mental health. One of the main ways that social media can affect mental health is by causing […]

Strong Militaries, Weak Society: The Missing Story In The Global Firepower Ranking

Strong Militaries, Weak Society: The Missing Story In The Global Firepower Ranking

The Global Firepower ranking was published on January 6. The annual report classifies the world’s strongest militaries based on over 60 factors, including size, spending and technological advancements. The report, which placed the United States military on top, followed by Russia, China, India and the UK, raised more questions than answers, with some accusing GFP, […]

Mufti Abdul Ghani Al-Azhari (RA) – Man With A Noble Mission

Mufti Abdul Ghani Al-Azhari (RA) – Man With A Noble Mission

“And no soul perceives what it will earn tomorrow, and no soul perceives in what land it will die. Indeed, Allah is Knowing and Acquainted.” Al- Quran.” The Muslim Ummah lost one more legendary scholar of this era. Mufti Abdul Ghani Al-Azhari (RA) – an eminent scholar, reformer, prolific orator, and former Head of the […]

Soul-searching poetry of a Saraiki-speaking saint

Soul-searching poetry of a Saraiki-speaking saint

Hazrat Khawaja Ghulam Farid (RA) was a 19th-century Sufi poet and saint from Punjab. He is known as the poet of the desert for his loving references to the Cholistan desert. Prof. Dr. Ismatullah Shah, a native of Bahawalpur near Cholistan, is a scholar and teacher of the Saraiki language. He has done a Ph.D. […]

JKAS-21 Result Speaks For Itself

JKAS-21 Result Speaks For Itself

Aspirants must know that success is a reachable target if one is determined and works very hard to achieve the goal Every human being has the potential to do something great. Everyone possesses a hidden talent, which needs to be explored. Jennifer Young has rightly said: “Pause and remember – Slow and steady will get […]