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Knowledge will find its way!

 Maryam Vaziri   Quest for knowledge is much easier in the present hi-tech world of education, and distance or continuing education is exploring new means and ways of interacting with students and patrons. Education has become much novel by using the Internet and social media in current decade. Smartphone is an important device in the current age that has created different ... Read More »

Reflections on Modi’s Visit to the U.S:  What’s in it for Kashmir?

  Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai “Is it true Narendra Modi just boarded a flight to visit India?”  Tweeted a critic of Indian Prime Minister’s globe-trotting jaunts. “Welcome home, Pradhan Mantriji! How long will you be staying this time?”  Modi has already been to 33 countries just this year alone.  The Donald Trump of South Asia, the man out to make ... Read More »

Replying to the Iranian President

Maryam Vaziri, Social Networks are going to reshape individuals, social and public relationships; it is an opportunity for people to express their ideas about different matters. As of the third quarter of 2015, Facebook had 1.55 billion monthly active users whereas Twitter had more than 307 million monthly active users worldwide ( This large amount of users can give a ... Read More »

Ramazan: Intercultural Communications Pattern; Varsity in Unity

Maryam Vaziri, Ramazan is a lunar and Islamic month; since the Iranian people were amongst the First Nations to accept this religion, the Ramazan tradition has been going on between them for 1400 years. Iranians consider this month as the month of God’s feast in which the doors of mercy open up and the demons are harnessed. This month, is ... Read More »

Kashmiris can determine their own political destiny: Dr. Fai

  Baltimore, Maryland. May 31, 2016. “The world powers have voiced not a syllable of reproach to India for its human rights violations in Kashmir. Their tacit message to India’s leaders: your economic attractiveness and hegemony in South Asia exculpate your human rights atrocities in Kashmir. Does that reflect a profile in courage?” this was stated by Dr. Ghulam Nabi ... Read More »

Rewriting history of partition: Narratives of four generations of Pakistanis and Indians

 YASIR BASHIR A Book Review of Anam Zakaria’s ‘The Footprints of Partition: Narratives of Four Generations of Pakistanis and Indians’ ‘People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them’ {James Baldwin, Stranger in the Village} Partition was a moment of rupture and genocidal violence, making the termination of one regime and the inauguration of the two new ones. It ... Read More »

This restaurant at the Pakistan-India border puts friendship first

ASIF NOORANI I was told by a colleague that whenever you cross the Wagah/Attari border into India you should halt for a cup of tasty masala chai at Balay Balay Restaurant, which is about three miles from the frontier. I was in a hurry so I didn’t take his advice but on my return trip, when I had enough time ... Read More »

Why you must read the two books which won Laadli award this year

‘The Seasons of Trouble’ and ‘In Search of Freedom’ feature real-life female protagonists who break popular gender stereotypes. AMRITA CHOWDHURY  @vc_amrita We live in an era of divergent multiple realities – of independent minded women achievers and those under threat of violence and restraint from society and family. Women leaders in business or the arts make news, while school admissions ... Read More »


(Muhammad Ulfat Anjan) Dear Non local guests studying in NIT, With due regard to your aroused sentiments it is hereby stated with great honour that we, the kashmiri hosts (the common Kashmiries) are highly grateful to you for adding a special charm to the calm air inside the National Institute of Technology by chanting highly respectful and dignified slogans. The ... Read More »

Other girls in green

RAFIA ZAKARIA THE stunning performance of Pakistan’s women’s cricket team came to an end on March 27 when they lost the match against England in the World T20 Championship. While the girls may have lost the match in Chennai, they had won the hearts of their country. On social media, the hashtag #GirlsinGreen allowed fans from across Pakistan and the ... Read More »