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The Urge to Make Own Science after 1947

  Ratnadeep Banerji The inception of modern science in India and its passage has left its lasting imprint for the posterity to dwell upon the subsequent proliferation of science.  Indian scientists were not given the credits of discoveries which were passed on to British officers even if they didn’t have anything to do with the discovery. Scientific fingerprinting was born ... Read More »

Why Breastfeeding needs to be promoted now? One needs to ponder over it!!

Santosh Jain Passi Akanksha Jain Breastfeeding lays a sound foundation for healthy life during infancy/childhood as well as the later years of life. Every child needs to be provided adequate nutrition, care, protection, love and affection for his/her proper growth and development. As per WHO and UNICEF, breastfeeding must be initiated within the first hour of birth; and that colostrum ... Read More »

​Douglas Evans Coe: Man of Quiet Diplomacy

Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai Doug Coe was in his office when we arrived.  Lars had already made the appointment. The office secretary escorted us into his office, which is housed in a two story building on the estate.  “I have to introduce you to a man who is also part of a revolution that believes in global peace,” Lars told ... Read More »

Meeting the unmet need – The World Population Day

    *Savita Verma There are some 7.5 billion people in the world. By 2050, the world population is likely to become nine billion. India, the second most populous country, has some 1.3 billion people and is expected to take the top position by overtaking China by 2050. Amidst increasing number, concerns over feeding the population and sustaining the resources ... Read More »

‘Slap in the face’ reality- Kashmir

A tirade about the real shock and awe introduction to valley     P Hangul Having been in the city for two months, privy to two ‘Shabs’ and the holy month of Ramzan, the instant fortification of the city, almost overnight, came as a surprise.           The civil and police administration in anticipation of Burhan's death anniversary has moved in ... Read More »

Importance of Humanity in daily life

  RAJA SHAFQAT SHEIKH Humanity is a quality of an individual that is being gifted by the nature to one and by which one is distinguished from other beings. Being human does not mean that an individual possesses humanity. The quality of humanity in an individual take note of what he do for people who give noting back in return ... Read More »

Attaining Freedom from Coal Shortages – Transparent Mineral Auctions

Anupama Airy From the era of experiencing major coal shortages, India presently boasts of surplus coal as production of coal increased to 554 million tonnes in 2016-17 from 462 million tonnes in 2013-14. The significance of this increase of 92 MT of coal production in three years can be gauged from the fact that the same quantum of increase during the UPA ... Read More »

Traffic police seizes 11 school vehicles, fine 62 others for violations

  JAMMU, MAY 12 – Traffic police today seized 11 school vehicles and imposed fine on 62 others in different parts of Jammu city for violation of MV Act/Rules.   A special drive was conducted by Jammu City Traffic Police under the supervision of SSP Traffic City, Jammu in pursuance to the guidelines issued by Supreme Court of India with regard ... Read More »

‘Face to Face’ with Director, Founder Whitepage International

Sarmad Zargar is a young management student from Srinagar. He founded  a global consulting firm-‘White PageInternational’ in 2013 with a diverse portfolio that includes brand consulting, print advertising, AV production, creative advertorial promotions, PR and research. In an Interview with Kashmir Convener, Sarmad Zarger shares his experience with the correspondent. Excerpt: KC: Tell us something about yourself Sarmad Zargar: I ... Read More »

Congress, NC, others ridiculed Parrikar’s remarks

“Stone pelting was way to express resentment against Govt” Srinagar, Nov 16 (KNS): The opposition political parties on Wednesday ridiculed the statement of Union Defence Minister; Manohar Parrikar wherein he had stated that the demonetization of currency has resulted in the decline in stone pelting in the valley. The leaders of the parties also termed the Union Defence Minister’s statement ... Read More »