The Marketized Education

It results in nothing short of transforming scholars into commodities

Dr Hameedah Nayeem

Under the impact of globalization, post 1980s saw  the  rise  and intermixing of  a new religious  and economic fundamentalism as the market became God. As part of creating this ‘Total  Market’  higher education was   reconceptualised   to more More

Another Emerging Market

Close to 2.2 billion dollars will be invested in the new retailing market in India

Syed Irfan Shafi

The earliest retailing in India started with the ‘paan shop’ concept, a small shop, more often in a size ranging from 20 square feet selling betel leaves (paan), cigarettes and ‘bidi’. A little larger version came into existence which is known as the ‘Kiryana’ store and this store sells grocery also More

Housing to Urban Poor

The interest subsidy schemes need to be publicised and made easily available to the urban poor


In an attempt to address the housing problem of urban poor, an innovative scheme of Interest Subsidy for Housing the Urban Poor (ISHUP) was launched by the government of India (GOI) three years ago under flagship programme ‘affordable housing for all’. The scheme envisaging the provision of interest More

Mother tongue, Please!

Why can’t you speak Kashmiri before a Kashmiri audience

B A Bashir (Sr. Advocate)

The Creator of this Universe has made identity an inseparable part of anything and everything that He has created. It is mentioned in the Holy Quran, in Sura Hujrat, that all human beings are born from a man and a women and they have been made into different tribes and nations so that they can be More

  • Kashmir

High Court pulls up SIT over slow probe

‘File Report Or Charge-Sheet By November 30’



Srinagar, Nov 12: The Jammu and Kashmir High court Monday directed the Special Investigation Team, probing the killing of 12th class student Tufail Matoo of Saidakadal here, to complete the probe and file More

  • Srinagar City

LD Hospital new block inauguration delayed

UEED forgets timely construction of STP


Srinagar, Nov 12: The new block at Valley’s sole maternity hospital, the LD Hospital will not be thrown open for public in December as scheduled but is feared to be delayed by a year. Reasons:  Authorities More

  • Jammu

‘Gandhi intended to make Urdu India’s official language’


Kishtwar, Nov 12: In connection with World Urdu Day and birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalaam Azad, Kishtwar Campus University of Jammu in collaboration with National Council for promotion of Urdu Language More

  • South Asia

Karachi violence toll 83

Islamabad, Nov 12: The week-long toll in the violence in Pakistan's port city of Karachi rose to 83 Monday after two more people were shot dead in target killings.Sindh Inspector General of Police Fayyaz More

  • World

Russia to help exhume Arafat's remains

Gaza, Nov 12: Russian experts will be part of an international group tasked with exhuming the body of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, alleged to have been poisoned by polonium, Palestinian President More

  • Health

To fight diabetes, development alone won't do: IDF chief



New Delhi, Nov 12: Development without any focus on health is the reason for the increasing burden of lifestyle diseases like diabetes, International Diabetes Federation President Jean Claude Mbanya said More

  • Kangan

Desecration of graveyard triggers protest at Sumbal



Sumbal (Bandipora), Nov 12: People on Tuesday staged massive protest against alleged desecration of a graveyard at Tengpora here and demanded action against the accused.   Hundreds of people More

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