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Tobacco usage – the biggest culprit undermining all development efforts

  ]    Santosh Jain Passi & Akanksha Jain Tobacco usage – a major hurdle undermining developmental gains worldwide, is the foremost preventable cause of premature morbidity/mortality. Tobacco products contain nearly 5000-7000 toxic substances, the most dangerous being nicotine, carbon monoxide and tar. Cigarette, bidi, cigar, hookah, sheesha, tobacco chewing, clove cigarettes, snuff and e­cigarette are the commonly used forms. ... Read More »

India and Russia, hand-in-hand for a bright future   

*Syed Mahmoud Nawaz India and Russia have recently completed 70 years of diplomatic relations. On April 13 2017, which marked the historic occasion, a grand launch function for year-long celebrations to salute this friendship was held in New Delhi. More than 100 events, which will span diverse areas of bilateral collaboration, will be held both in India and Russia during ... Read More »

Who is collaborator in kashmir 

Junaid malik Ever since the Afro-Asian  nations broke their shackles from the colonial occupations,it drew up a line of unsettled territories almost in every continent which led its habitants to remain entangled in struggle and strife with the occupants.the fleeing forces in haste left behind unsettled and unmarked territories and kashmir is surely one of them.kashmir is such a buffer ... Read More »

Journalist Karan Thapar raises tough questions about Jadhav

  DAWN News KARACHI: Simply but aptly titled “The mysterious Mr Jadhav”, well-known journalist Karan Thapar has written a hard-hitting article about the Indian spy who has been sentenced to death by a military tribunal in Pakistan. Karan Thapar The sub-head coined for the piece — published on Friday on the website of the Indian Express — was equally instructive ... Read More »

How to get ready for UPSC civil services prelims examination 2017

Book Review Book: Ancient and Medieval India Author: Poonam Dalal Dahiya, IRS (Income Tax) Publisher: by McGraw Hill Education India, First edition (25 January 2017) ISBN: 978-93-5260-345-9 Paperback: 584 pages Poonam Dalal Dahiya The UPSC has notified 980 vacancies for Civil Services 2017 (rated as one of the most toughest exam in the country).The Exam consists of three stages: Prelims ... Read More »

Technology & Customer Experience, New Hospitality Trends for 2017

Dr Jon-Hans Coetzer Nowadays, technology is advancing at a rapid pace, especially in the hospitality and tourism industry. Customer-facing interactions are quickly being replaced with self-scan, self-check transactions, which have enabled the customer to become more self-sufficient. A study at the University of Oxford has even revealed that by the year 2033, as many as 47% of modern day job ... Read More »

The women in our society

Syed Karar Hashmi History is the darkest page for analyzing the position of a woman. It is full of crime, obedience, Slavery, exploitation and in-discrimination against her. In Latin America and Rome women were considered as a manifestation of devil (Satan) and could only be used for sexual satisfaction and domestic tasks. People in such societies; laugh, molest, tease and ... Read More »

Mehbooba Mufti; from hope to flop show

SYED TAJAMUL IMRAN On 4 April 2016, Mehbooba Mufti became the 13th and the first Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir after forming a government in coalition with the Bhartiya Janta party (BJP). Tipped as Kashmir’s hope, she began with a clean slate and distanced himself from the political and administrative blunders committed by the previous governments. Her news to ... Read More »

Musharraf’s Four-point Formula:  The Devil in the Details

Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai  “Four-point Formula does not want to resolve the Kashmir dispute but to dissolve it.” Ambassador Yusuf Buch  Abba Eban, an international diplomat is reported to have once said, “History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they exhaust all other alternatives.” That wisdom was apparent when, in 1995, Mian Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of ... Read More »

An open letter to General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Indian Armed Forces.

February 26, 2017 General BipinRawat, Chief of Indian Armed Forces, Army Headquarters, South Block, DHO PO New Delhi, 110011.   Respected Sir, I take this opportunity to draw your kind attention towards your statement published in a Kashmir Urdu Daily on 25/02/17.  In an interview with a Defense News Portal you have said, “Few people are thinking that they will ... Read More »