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End of an Era

One among the architects of Adbi Markaz Kamraz J&K and a staunch champion of linguistic movement Muhammad Ahsan Ahsan breathed his last on Wednesday. He was 86 and was the longest-serving member of AMK's General Council. Raised under the influence of renowned scholar Prof Mohi-ud-Din Hajni, Ahsan came into prominence when he became editor in Jammu and Kashmir Academy of ... Read More »

Kishenganga Transmission Towers’ issue

            On the directions of Deputy Commissioner Bandipora, the JK Police on Wednesday arrested four persons in Lawaypora village of Bandipora who according to administration were opposing the installation of transmission towers of Kishenganga Hydro-electric Power Project being constructed in Bandipora. Locals say the NHPC is installing high-voltage power transmission lines and towers near the densely ... Read More »

Financial burden – Marriage of a girl or a boy

The responsibility of the marriage of a girl lies upon herWali (guardian) – father. If father is not alive then the responsibility transfers to grandfather and if the grandfather is no more, then her brothers are her Walis. If there is no adult Muslim male on the woman’s side who can act as a Wali then the qaadi (judge) can act as her Wali. The requirements of the ... Read More »

We hear and we obey

Religion has to be followed as is taught by the Prophet of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) and as is understood by the righteous predecessors – The first three generations of Islam. Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “The best of my Ummah is my generation (Qarni), then those who follow them, ... Read More »

No Shortcuts To Salvation

Humans have a natural tendency to like instant gratification. In this day and age when mankind is used to getting things done instantly, there is every possibility to apply this concept to the religion as well. It is an appealing concept to get salvation without doing any good deeds. Supposedly one such way to attain salvation is blowing oneself up. ... Read More »

Who is a Martyr?

Shaheed  (Martyr) – the term all the Muslims are and should be familiar with because attaining martyrdom is indeed a great blessing a Muslim can attain. Prophet (Peace be upon Him) said: The martyr (shaheed)  has seven blessings from Allaah: he is forgiven from the moment his blood is first shed; he will be shown his place in Paradise; he ... Read More »

Financial burden – Marriage of a girl or a boy

The responsibility of the marriage of a girl lies upon her Wali (guardian) – father. If father is not alive then the responsibility transfers to grandfather and if the grandfather is no more, then her brothers are her Walis. If there is no adult Muslim male on the woman’s side who can act as a Wali then the qaadi (judge) ... Read More »

Administrative and Bureaucratic Reforms

For long time, there has been a debate about administrative and bureaucratic reforms in state. In this regard many commissions were framed with resultant baggy reports and suggestions. But the common feeling is that little has changed. The previous government issued a list of deadwood officers and retired them from the services with an aim to improve the administrative functioning ... Read More »

Deadly National Identity

After 9/11 one of the most enduring effects of the twin tower attacks was the question raised about role of religion in Global politics. The dominating western states focused on the impact of religion and its furtherance. West after rigorous research and application of religion on global politics find religion a strongest binding force and established its global political theory ... Read More »

PDP’s Conducive Atmosphere

The PDP-BJP alliance that took reigns last year in March  were caught in controversy from day one when  Late Mufti Sayed as a Chief Minster praised Pakistan’s role in holding peaceful assembly elections. From praising Pakistan many more controversies continued to haunt coalition like beef eating, Pakistan Flags, growing indigenous militancy even an assault on a local legislator in assembly ... Read More »