Giving hope to Kashmir orphans

A young social activist is committed to better the lives of orphans

Arif Shafi Wani

There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in. But this door never opened for an unfortunate group of children in Kashmir who lost their childhood in past over two decades of turbulence. They are called orphans.At a time when Valley is teaming with orphans, the More

Getting rid of homework

Children loathe it, parents suffer through it, and teachers can’t get out from under it

Louis Menand

Here is something you probably didn’t know about France: its President has the power to abolish homework. In a recent speech at the Sorbonne, François Hollande announced his intention to do this for all primary- and middle-school students. He wants to reform French education in other ways, too: by More

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  • Kashmir

‘My 14-yr old son is not a militant’

Palhallan Family Pleads Innocence

ALTAF BABA

Baramulla, Dec 22: Rebuffing the police claim that the boy arrested in Raipora Palhallan is involved in the killing of a Sarpanch, the family of boy has accused the police of falsely implicating their More



  • Srinagar City

In winter, Shaher-e-Khaas turns hub of delicious Harissa

Freezing temperature increases demand of traditional mutton delicacy

ARIF SHAFI WANI

A soothing aroma of steaming spices fills cold air in a congested lane leading to Aali Kadal area of Shaher-e-Khaas. Braving bone chilling cold, people in small groups jostle through dense fog in wee hours More




  • Jammu

Govt recommends inclusion of Gojri in Constitution

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 22: Jammu and Kashmir government has recommended Gojri language for inclusion in the eighth schedule of Indian constitution. Official sources said that the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah More



  • News

Kashmir resolution must for peace in South Asia: Nawaz Sharief

Jamaat Reiterates Unconditional Support To Kashmiris

HURRIYAT’S PAK VISIT

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, Dec 22: The former Prime Minister of Pakistan and the president of Pakistan Muslim League (N) Mian Nawaz Sharief has said that peace and stability in South Asia hinges on a peaceful and negotiated More



  • GKeducation&Careers

Giving hope to Kashmir orphans

A young social activist is committed to better the lives of orphans

ENGINEERING SOCIAL CHANGE

ARIF SHAFI WANI

There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in. But this door never opened for an unfortunate group of children in Kashmir who lost their childhood in past over two More



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