What amazes me most is the support extended by many non-Kashmiris and Bollywood actors to a Kashmiri girl when in the past six months not a single word of condemnation was heard from them for the same Kashmiris who were withering in pain in state hos
As I write this piece, I remain painfully aware that the 16-year-old Kashmiri actor Zaira Wasim must want very much to be left in peace, and not to be discussed as she has been discussed by many of us during the last few days.
There is no doubt that digital technologies have disrupted our modes of teaching. The resources and inputs into teaching have changed to incorporate computer-aided approaches such as “flipped” classrooms,
The abuse began a few months ago, soon after images began to appear on Facebook of 16-year-old Kashmiri actor Zaira Wasim with her hair trimmed, as she prepared for a role as a young wrestler in the Aamir Khan starrer Dangal.
In Pakistan, institutions have been so enfeebled by years of misrule that it is relatively easy for a dictator to bend them to his will. The higher judiciary might be showing its teeth now, but for decades.
An investigation by the UN was recently called when after allegations of grave crimes committed by the Burmese forces unleashing a deadly crackdown on the Rohingya – after an attack on three security posts took place on October 9
The Muslim world, its scholars and leaders who are seriously concerned about the rapid deterioration of Muslim politics and society, must find alternative routes of thought and create platforms of open discourse and debate. This must happen at local,
India has asked the World Bank not to rush in to resolve a dispute with Pakistan over the Kishanganga and Ratle hydropower projects. Indian officials told a World Bank representative in New Delhi on January 5 that any differences over the projects.
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Om Puri rose above his physical shortcomings and socio-economic background, to win laurels such as the Padma Shri and the OBE, to gain recognition both in the east and the west. He will be remembered by many for the deeply sensitive, versatile actor
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Kashmiris claim that they have lost faith in India because India has failed them. Now the trust-deficit is widening. Some Kashmiris believe that the Indian State looks at Kashmir only within the framework of national security.
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