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Unnoticed flaws in J&K education policy

Unnoticed flaws in J&K education policy

The recently declared first semester result of Kashmir University undergraduates was strongly disapproved by many students who were shown failing in one or more subjects. Calling the result as flawed, the concerned students staged protest against the authorities; shortly after which the Kashmir University issued a statement that clarified the mystery behind this ‘mass failure’. […]

Why can’t we handle student failures?

Why can’t we handle student failures?

Following the announcement of 10th and 12th class board examination results, the newspapers in Jammu and Kashmir were filled with the congratulatory content regarding the students who qualified these exams. Every school and educational institute claimed the remarkable achievements of their students, the adverstisements in the newspapers suggest that coaching centres are anxious to handle […]

Indian support for Palestine

Indian support for Palestine

On September, 2011 the then Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in his United Nations General Assembly address backed Palestine by pushing for its ‘sovereign nation’ status, he also stressed on recognition of East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine besides welcoming the recognition of Palestine as the United Nations member state. And now in 2017 […]

Yemen war

Yemen war

The Yemen war which has remained most overlooked in the Middle East region despite of being highly catastrophic entered in its 1000 day on Wednesday this week. According to various media reports, nearly 17 million people in Yemen are on the brink of famine and this humanitarian crisis which is in the offing can be […]

Takeaways of OIC Summit On Jerusalem Issue

Takeaways of OIC Summit On Jerusalem Issue

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation(OIC) on Wednesday this week held a summit in Istanbul Turkey which was attended by 20 heads of the state to counter the US move on Jerusalem issue. The 57 member organization made a unanimous declaration of recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine and thus negating the United States recognition […]

Amnesty to youth: A relief for the concerned, a challenge for all

Amnesty to youth: A relief for the concerned, a challenge for all

The withdrawing of cases against more than four thousand Kashmiri youth who were charged in the past one year for ‘disturbing law and order’ is a matter of great relief for all those families who have been seeking exemption of their kiths and kins for a long time. The legal battle is an intricate trap […]

Fruit Mandi Sopore reduced to ‘means of survival’

Fruit Mandi Sopore reduced to ‘means of survival’

Sopore: The second largest fruit market in South Asia located in North Kashmir’s Sopore town has lately emerged as a boon for fruit growers of Kashmir. From last few years the Fruit Mundi has considerably increased its operations which has attracted buyers from all across the India. In order to know what needs to be […]

Inescapable extravagance in Schooling priorities

Inescapable extravagance in Schooling priorities

Why do we prefer to admit our children in private schools? Is it worthy or a inescapable extravagance. For many of us, the answer is both and it raises further questions. What makes this decision worthy? The answer(s) to this question are self-explanatory. So I will write few of them here, the students in private […]

Decline in interest or production of saffron?

Decline in interest or production of saffron?

Pampore: The saffron fields in South Kashmir’s Pampore wear a deserted look during the daytime, it is only in the early morning when farmers can be seen working in these fields. The farmers have not abandoned the cultivation of this prized crop but the considerable decline in the production of saffron has led to less […]

Power Crisis In Kashmir:No Solutions In Offing

Power Crisis In Kashmir:No Solutions In Offing

The power crisis in the winter season in Kashmir region has literally became a legacy which the successive governments have been carrying forward til present day. The concerned authorities are unwilling to implement any short term or long term solutions to this problem instead they come up with justifications as why electricity remains scarce in […]

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