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Beautiful Festival of Bonfire

Ashok Sharma India is the land which has the people of various faiths, communities and languages living harmoniously together setting the unique example of 'unity in diversity'. As a result of multi culturism and multiracialism pervading along the length and breadth of our country, our country is famous for various...

Bollywood Buzz

A thrilling and a gripping narrative

While we usher into the New Year, one hopes that this year will be better for Bollywood than the last. While 2018 was a rather tumultuous period for films, 2019 looks more promising. 2019 will open with the release of URI: THE SURGICAL STRIKE, a film based on true...


Santoor Maestro

Ravi Rohmetra Jammu well known as City of Temples has given birth to many towering personalities. One amongst them is renowned santoor Maestro Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma. Pt. Shiv Kumar Sharma was born on 13th January, 1938 in Jammu. He was introduced to the Santoor by his father and teacher, Pandit...


Sustainable “Blood” Revolution

Arushi Sabharwal Since the release of the bollywood movie Padman- biopic on social entrepreneur, Arunachalam Murugantham, the issue of women's plight with regard to menstrual...

Career & Education

Scholarship programmes for Indians in USA

It is a dream of every student to study in the top international. The only obstacle while pursuing this dream is the financial constraint. To ensure that the talented students are not declined quality education due to this constraint, ample number of national and international government and private bodies...


Way to overcome speech disorders

Shria Abrol Speech disorders are among the most common childhood disabilities and they are highly treatable in most cases. Dealing with parents on a regular basis I come across a lot of parents who are unaware of the early warning signs of speech/language disorders. As parents we want the best...

Book Review

A Journey inward

Lt Cdr (Retd) Vibhuti Gupta Agarwal Born was the hunter and the food gatherer, thereafter, evolved the cultivator. Culture was born. The human race evolved. Some sang, others danced, few painted and sculpted. Still others wrote and everyone read. Reading and writing distinguished the wise from the wild. That is...


Moisturising Face Packs for Winter

Shahnaz Husain Moisture is most important to the skin. It helps to keep the skin soft, smooth and supple. Dryness of the skin is caused by under-activity of the sebaceous, or oil producing glands of the skin. Due to a lack of oil, the skin's ability to hold moisture is hampered....


Where desires get fulfilled

Ravi Rohmetra The uniqueness of Jammu City is that it is being called as City of Temples with great reverence. Situated at Chowk Chabutra in heart of the city is the Bhairav temple where Lord Kaal Bhairav is in the form of a natural Pindi. Batuk Bhairav Nath ji is...

Science & Technology

Artificial Intelligence A different perspective

Sunil Seth ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, the word coined by John McCarthy in 1950, has travelled a long way from concept of Neural Learning in 1950-1970 to paving way for Machine Learning from 1980-2010. Now the concept of Deep Learning associated with Cognitive Intelligence, testing theories about Perception, Reasoning, Learning, Understanding Language to...

Art and Culture


Lalit Gupta The unrest in the Kashmir Valley has caused a considerable decline among other things, of the practice, performance/ exhibition of art and culture expressions in public spaces. While the Jammu region, especially the winter capital boasted of a busy calendar with its usual pre and post-Darbar move flurry...

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