Dr Afroz Ahmad Shah

Author is Assistant Professor in Structural Geology, Physical & Geological Sciences at the Universiti Brunei Darussalam. He can be reached at: afroz.shah@ubd.edu.bn

The Earthquake Did Not Strike India But Tajikistan

The Tajikistan earthquake is yet another kind reminder that we must prepare the ground for a major earthquake, which could… Read More

February 15, 2021

FCIK Hails LG For Industrial Scheme for J&K

The Federation Chamber of Industries Kashmir (FCIK) has hailed Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha for obtaining the much needed Central industrial… Read More

January 12, 2021

Ethics of “Comments and Replies” Section

The world of Science is beyond the personal and emotional worlds and it is based on evidence. If we fail… Read More

December 2, 2020

Insensitive Memes on Kashmir’s Social Media

In the case of memes which show Trump’s professional failure by representing his downfall through professions like that of a… Read More

November 9, 2020

Deliberate Provocation

The blasphemous images were published by countries like Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, and Norway. These countries… Read More

October 29, 2020

Unlearnt Lessons: On 8th October 2005 Earthquake

The occurrence of small magnitude earthquakes is a wakeup call to check on our ground preparedness to tackle a major… Read More

October 8, 2020

Known Deaths By Unknown Gunmen Of Kashmir

The question that haunts everyone in Kashmir is the mystification around the term “unknown” in a region where surveillance allows… Read More

September 29, 2020

Remedies For NH-44 During Landslides— Part 2

It is important to map, understand, and work on a remedial planning to make the NH-44 traveller friendly and safe,… Read More

September 22, 2020

Why is J&K Highway Prone to Landslides?—Part I

Even as it is largely predictable to mark the locations of future landslide sites, the unfortunate loss of people and… Read More

September 11, 2020

Need An Education System That Values Curiosity

The best remedy to educate our children in a manner that they value creativity, curiosity, and togetherness, is to foster… Read More

August 27, 2020