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Old Age dependency increasing in India

Gyan Pathak Old age dependency in India is increasing sharply, decades after decades, along with the number of elders. Though there are many government programmes to support them, they are utterly insufficient, and in many cases too little, as in old age pension scheme under National Social Assistance Programme which...

Bollywood Buzz

Being FTII

Ashok Ogra There is no denying that the reputed Film & TV Institute of India, Pune (FTII) has built its reputation on the enduring value of its founders - Gajanan Jagirdar, first Principal, and the noted film maker Ritwik Ghatak - initially the Vice Principal and later promoted Principal who...


The Artist behind statues of Dogra Heroes

Ravinder Jamwal is a prominent name in art arena who has brought laurels to UT of Jammu & Kashmir with his much acclaimed works. He was born on November 01'1960 at Birpur in District Samba of UT of Jammu & Kashmir.He had been interested in sculpture right from his childhood...


Physiotherapy for quality life

Dr Sonia Gupta Physiotherapy or physical therapy is the treatment of disease, injury, deformity or disability to improve the quality of life. Physiotherapy helps through...

Career & Education

Role of Mentoring

Dr S S Verma Guru, Gurukul and Guru Purnima concepts in life in general and learning in particular with time have been replaced by one and only one omnipresent, "Google" at present. Everyone is looking for learning or knowing towards google. Google search engine's authenticity is never in question and it...


Better late than Never!

Prof. Rasal Singh Our society places an extraordinary amount of pressure to prove our worth in our younger years. But it's during our middle-age years when we really begin to come into our own. I recently read an article on late bloomers that offered some insight on how our cultural...

Book Review

Darshan Darshi’s emotional Poetry

O P Sharma Name of Book : Windows & Doors, A collection of English poetry Author : Darshan Darshi ( D K Vaid) Publisher : Akshay Prakashan, Ansari Road, New Delhi Year : 2021 This 120-page book of poetry in English by eminent writer, Darshan Darshi ( real-name: D K Vaid, (ex-JKAS...


Raksha Bandhan Make Up

Shahnaz Husain All of us especially women are awaiting eagerly for the festival of Raksha Bandhan to come. Raksha Bandhan is one of the important festivals, when brothers and sisters celebrate the loving bond between them . This festival enrich the bond between you and your siblings. This festival is celebrated all...


Copperware craft of Kashmir

Suhail Bhat The copperware craft is deep-rooted in Kashmiri culture since ages. Historians believe that this elegant art was introduced by artisans and traders from Iran and Iraq over seven hundred years ago. An Islamic scholar from Persia, Mir Sayyid Ali Hamdani, was instrumental in making copperware popular among the...

Science & Technology

Evolution of Bluetooth Technology

Dr Parshotam S. Manhas Bluetooth is a short-range, high speed, low power wireless communication technology that uses ultra-high frequency radio waves in the ISM bands from 2.402 GHz to 2.480 GHz to transmit information (data or voice) among Bluetooth-compatible devices such as mobile phones, computers, peripherals, and building personal area...

Art and Culture

Taste of Kashmir

Diksha Chowdhary Kashmir, "Paradise on Earth" is not only celebrated for it's beauty, but for its exotic delicacies as well. The kashmiri food emanated from the Kashmir valley, the crown of India. Kashmiri cuisine embodies a divine balance of vegetarian and non- vegetarian items. Traditionally, rice is the staple food of...

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