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Ladakh : Living on brink of ecological disaster

Sonam Angmo Ladakh, the much pronounced Himalayan heaven, recorded by scholars as the 'Last Shangrila', evoking its central Asian roots now ushers in a closure of its roads as icy winters loom ahead. But beware, dear reader this Himalayan heaven may not remain a heaven if one chooses to continue trampling over its delicate...

Bollywood Buzz

A king-sized disappointment

A Diwali release is an event in itself. And this year, Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan team up for the first time in the hugely awaited THUGS OF HINDOSTAN. Let's come to the point right away. Does THUGS OF HINDOSTAN manage to live up to the monumental expectations? Or does...

Personality

Cricketer from Jammu

RAJESHWAR SINGH 'RAJU' Dr. Roopali Slathia, a well known player from the State presently working as a Lecturer in Department of Youth Services & Sports Jammu, had been interested in cricket right from her childhood. But during those days despite the fact that cricket fever affected all irrespective of age...

Health

What is the Right Age to purchase Health Insurance ?

Nidhi Mahajan To answer that - what is the right age to get purchase a health insurance plan ? It is, the early you purchase,...

Career & Education

Good Career and Skills Needed

Dr. Shahid Amin Job is a task or piece of work but may be temporary and something that is performed to meet the basic needs (paycheck, salary etc.). Career means working with passion and in the end, your work experience and education is leading you somewhere to achieve fine objectives...

Society

A taste of Dhok Life

K. D. Maini The Pir Panchal is one of the important mountainous ranges of the J & K State which divides Valley of Kashmir from Jammu province. This track is a part of Jammu province. The whole terrain is a combination of snow capped peaks, mighty mountains, green forests, lovely...

Book Review

Story of J&K’s Supercop

O P Sharma This 196-page book entitled: “Peer Ghulam Hassan Shah and the Jammu and Kashmir Police” is an accurate biography of the first DGP of J&K State. This Kashmiri police officer rose from ASI to the top slot of first Director General Police (DGP) with credible achievements as builder...

Fashion

Get Gorgeous Glow this Diwali

Shahnaz Husain The run up to Diwali isn't far behind and our preparations in terms of gifts,diyas and sweets are already rolling. The days running up to Diwali are more hectic than wedding season in terms of cleaning , shopping ,house decoration etc which generally dampens your mood leaving looking exhausted...

Heritage

Pingla Mata A shrine for pilgrim toursim

Rajesh Gupta Popularly known as the crown of our country, the state of Jammu and Kashmir is not only known for its beautiful scenic beauty but is  also endowed with a number of religious places which attract a large number of tourists throughout the year from all over the world...

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

Street Theatre series

Rajeshwar Singh ‘Raju’ Street theatre has been a potent medium of expression. It is always used to convey a strong message to the crowd watching it and is arguably the oldest form of theatre in existence. It started mainly to raise voice against the establishment and that's why roots of...

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