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Kashmiris perhaps will never settle for anything that conveys them a sense of defeat

Kashmiris perhaps will never settle for anything that conveys them a sense of defeat

By: Raees Ul Hamid Paul Kashmir, once christened as paradise on earth is now a crown of militarization from last three decades where Kashmiris are paralyzed in conflict molded battleground resulting in generations growing up with disruption and conflict way of life. The burgeoning crisis in Kashmir is tantamount to a powderkeg and could bring […]

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The Zionist Idea has Never been more Terrifying than it is Today

The Zionist Idea has Never been more Terrifying than it is Today

GMK Photo : Mariam Riyad Dagga By: Rima Najjar On this seventy-first annual commemoration of Palestine’s Jewish-state Nakba, let’s resolve not to continue to oversimplify things. Whether you believe the American rabbi and historian Arthur Hertzberg’s assessment of the Zionist idea as “unprecedented … an essential dialogue between the Jew and the nations of the […]

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Prophet (SAW)’s Last Sermon: First Ever Human Rights Declaration

Prophet (SAW)’s Last Sermon: First Ever Human Rights Declaration

By : Syed Mujtaba It was 63rd year of the Prophet’s (PBUH) life which coincided with the close of 10th of Hijra, which in history goes by the name of Khutba-e-Hajjatul-Wada. According to Renowned Islamic Scholar Khalid Aalvi: “The Prophet (S.A.W.) now wanted to give final instructions to his followers because the end of his […]

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Basic Income Revisited

Basic Income Revisited

By Moin Qazi Universal basic income (UBI) is an old idea that is gaining traction as governments look to revamp their social safety nets. India is the most serious new aspirant. India is actively weighing the idea and the main opposition Congress party has already promised that it will implement a variation of a universal […]

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Increasing road accidents in Kashmir: Rules and laws need overhaul

Increasing road accidents in Kashmir: Rules and laws need overhaul

With the growing number of vehicles, roads in Kashmir are spattered with blood as accidents resulting in injuries and fatalities have been mounting over the years. No doubt, road accidents are in high numbers because of government apathy for ignoring road widening and road signs, while as the negligence of drivers also cannot be taken […]

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Unified Administrative Control

Unified Administrative Control

By : Mohammad Iqbal Mir Given the overlapping and duplicacy of Handicrafts related activities at various levels and resultant anomalous, the need for evolving and applying unified administrative control can hardly be over emphasized. The activities colliding with each other at various levels have fall out of defeating the very purpose for which undertaken in […]

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Meeting the challenges of Global Polio eradication

Meeting the challenges of Global Polio eradication

By: Zeeshan Rasool Khan Polio or poliomyelitis is a viral infectious disease caused by polio virus, which mainly affects young children. The disease culminates in rendering the infected person paralyzed. It has no cure and can be prevented by immunization only. Due to efforts of major health organizations, the disease has almost been wiped out […]

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Beyond GDP: Time for Inclusive Growth

Beyond GDP: Time for Inclusive Growth

By Moin Qazi The pursuit of growth over social justice, which has been the defining credo of classical economists, has brought prosperity to most developing societies. But it has also created huge inequalities. The argument that economic growth is the road to social justice has been relentlessly advocated for a long time with several wrong […]

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Trump working to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a ‘terror’ group 

Trump working to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a ‘terror’ group 

By: Abdus Sattar Ghazali After declaring the Iranian Revolutionary Guards as a foreign terrorist organization, the Trump administration is working to designate the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign “terrorist” organization. “The president has consulted with his national security team and leaders in the region who share his concern, and this designation is working its way through […]

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Article 370: A journey from falsity to reality or vice versa?

Article 370: A journey from falsity to reality or vice versa?

By : M J Aslam Prelude: With the end of WWII, it became clearer than ever that India was going to get independence from British Rule. Under the Government of India Act, 1935 the foundation was already laid for an electoral democracy in United India. In winter 1945-1946, elections by “limited franchise”, though, were held […]

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