To disallow Covid -19 to enter in to J&K, administration might think of total cancelation of flight operations, suspension of tourism, sports and cultural and political events. Closure of schools, colleges and universities. Prohibition on religious gatherings and cancelation of all examinations.
In times of international crisis, playing the nationalist card is the easiest and crudest form of domestic politics. But in the cold light of day, it doesn’t fix a single problem. Only effective global coordination can do that
Travellers and philosophers can both aim at pushing the limits of their knowledge – at seeing how the world is. Adventurous travellers covet new places – even Earth’s unexplored oceans and planets around distant stars
There is an urgent need to crack a whip on those who dispose of drugs whether in manifest or secret to the mentally disturbed victims. At the same time, instead of penalising the drug takers, they should be given counselling sessions to sort out issues that prompt them to take these drugs in the first place.
Naturally, every Muslim practices his or her religion within the cultural context in which he or she lives. This explains the striking diversity of Islam observed when one travels in Muslim countries—say, from Morocco to Indonesia
In this conflict, Turkey is supporting a losing side. However, Ankara’s priority in Syria is not necessarily to back a winner. Its aim is just to carve a stake for itself in its near neighbourhood and to ensure that other powers operating in Syrian landscape acknowledge Turkish interests.
It’s likely that emotion-recognition abilities based on external data will improve, and that in the future certain machines will be capable of deciphering complex nuances in our facial expressions, even without truly understanding us
It may be difficult for Taliban to come to terms with the Afghan government as we know they see their version of Sharia law diametrically opposed to democratic secular laws which are in vogue this time around in Kabul.
The real reason to conserve wildlife in the wild is to conserve the ecosystems in which the relevant animals (and plants) live, because these ecosystems provide us with clean air, clean water, food, and shelter. Forest removal has climatic effects, increases erosion and silts up rivers.
The deeply challenging project of a peaceful Afghanistan demands a broader regional cooperation, more so, between India and Pakistan