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‘Squeezing’ Information of Interest

‘Squeezing’ Information of Interest

Zahid Mushtaq & Adil Altaf “Torture is used as a matter of policy by the Indian State in Jammu and Kashmir in a systematic and institutional manner, as all the institutions of the State, be it a legislature, executive, judiciary and armed forces form a part” Who’d want himself to be shot at, in the […]

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Internationalisation of Kashmir issue

Internationalisation of Kashmir issue

Umair Pervez Khan Pulwama attack on 14th February of this year brought Pakistan and India, two nuclear states on the brink of war. LOC faced high tension for at least two weeks and civilians on both sides were the main victims of the skirmishes between two nuclear states. India didn’t only violate LOC but also […]

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Is Ramadan women friendly?

Is Ramadan women friendly?

Faizan Wani  The month of Ramadan is going in full swing. Besides the long Taraweeh prayers and reciting the Qur’an at lengths, varieties of delicacies are being served every day in every house. Preparation of an elaborate dastarkhwaan for iftaars is a routine. Eating tasty foods and meticulously prepared dishes is a norm for almost all the Muslims […]

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Nationalism between the great divide

Nationalism between the great divide

Anayat Ul Lah Mugloo and Tanveer Ahmad Khan  Indian subcontinent had suffered enormous and countless attacks from outsiders in the past, at the same time, it has celebrated its internal cultural diversity, despite vicariousness of power by many of its inhabitants. Ultimately, it came into the hands of Britishers. To rescue the nation from the […]

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About (un)banning of video games: a perspective

About (un)banning of video games: a perspective

Muskan Lateef  There are always two sides of everything which are in the form of positives as well as negatives. Positives have their own consequences and similarly, negatives also have their own consequences. Living in the century and technological era wherein the ideology of rationalism is put forward on a continuous go, one must make […]

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From Kathua to Bandipora – the painful saga continues

From Kathua to Bandipora – the painful saga continues

Sameer Fida Hussain  The gruesome rape of a three-year-old girl in Malikpora Trehgam area of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district has sent shock waves across the valley. The gory incident triggered unabated protests across the valley. Gauging by the intensity of protests that rocked Kashmir on Sunday and today, one can simply say that the high […]

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Ramadan then, victories; Ramadan now, sleep

Ramadan then, victories; Ramadan now, sleep

Faizan Wani The month of Ramadan is here. The air seems to have started giving out vibes of sloth and inactivity. That’s how, unfortunately, most of the Muslims perceive this month to be. They foresee this month to be a tiring and an exhausting one. With the pledge of completing the count of days, their […]

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The rape maniacs of a virgin society (in lieu of Sopore rape shame)

The rape maniacs of a virgin society  (in lieu of Sopore rape shame)

Meer Abass and Aurangzeb Arif “To ask the victim what lies beneath the misery. They say, I was never a part of this world.” Ever been to lanes of mockery, then you find what it takes the decorum of disgrace. The infamous rape of a girl child by the demonic 50-year-old beast has made me […]

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Ideological brainwashing or education in real sense

Ideological brainwashing or education in real sense

Sheikh Saqib Social media is abuzz today with broad concepts of schooling in the vein of both righteous and immoral education. One often circumnavigates the online world to acquire knowledge, develop critical thinking skills, and strengthen particular research in view of a failed education system with flawed tuition support. But in Kashmir, this becomes a […]

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From Curfew Passes to Road Pass: A New Journey of Public Hardships

From Curfew Passes to Road Pass: A New Journey of Public Hardships

Tanveer Ahmad Khan  Among all the parameters of development maintenance and construction of the road for the public are of paramount. Despite connecting distinct areas, roads make a crucial contribution to the social and economic development of the nation. They open new frontiers of marketing, enhance employment opportunities, improving health and social status, and reinforcing […]