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Climate Change in Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh

Dr. Seema Mehra Parihar Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh are very pivotal in estimating climate change phenomena in India. Presently, climate change has become a real and more prominent challenge to human survival in Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir region. Theoretically, climate change in a region can be observed by...

Bollywood Buzz

“Didn’t want to become star at cost of acting”

When Sachin Pilgaonkar stepped on a film set at the age of four, he felt at home. As the actor-filmmaker clocks nearly six decades in the industry, he is proud to have followed his heart, singing his own tunes, making his own art. Pilgaonkar is easily one of the...


Tribute to a philanthropist

Excelsior Correspondent There are some who bring a light so great in the world that even after they are gone “the light remains’’ Yashpal Puri was an epitome of morals , discipline and values which will pass through the generations to come . His magnificent journey started at the mere age of...


Covid-19 and its impact on Heart

Dr Arvind Kohli World Heart Day is celebrated every year on 29th September. It is aimed at creating Awareness amongst people regarding heart ailments and...

Career & Education

All about NMMSS examination

Vijay Garg Ministry of Human Resource and Development, Government of India has launched a centrally sponsored National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMSS). Under this scheme scholarship will be awarded to 1,00,000 students (at National level) selected at the end of class VIII. The scholarship will start from Class IX and would...


Cycle makes a comeback in Jammu

S S Sodhi Cycling, just as walking, is known to be one of the healthiest activities that one can do whether youth or elderly. During pandemic, bicycles have emerged as one of the safest means of moving around. It is overwhelming to see people of Jammu hitting back on the...

Book Review

Raju’s anthology of short stories

O.P.Sharma Title of Book : KEH DO (Collection of Short Stories in Hindi) Author : Rajeshwar Singh 'Raju' Publisher : Highbrow Publications, Bari Brahmana, Jammu Year : 2020 Pages : 180 This 180-Pages book entitled 'KEH DO' is a collection of ten short stories in Hindi that are not only close to reality but come even closer...


Safety in Salons

Shahnaz Husain The Coronavirus pandemic has thrown the entire world out of gear. With the lockdown upon us, life had come to a standstill. In fact, we are dealing with a major global health crisis, as well as an economic crisis. Like all businesses, the Beauty & Wellness business was...


Indreshwar Dham A fading sanctity in Purmandal

J L Baru Indreshwar Dham a religious tourist spot at five kilometers distance from Purmandal upstream Devika is a source of grave public attraction particularly the devotee tourists from and outside J&K Union Territory. Maa Devika known as Gupt Ganga flowing almost underground has manifested in its visible form at...

Science & Technology

Deepfake: The fabricated content

Purva Paroch Deepfakes are used for referring to manipulated videos, or any other digital representations, that are produced by sophisticated artificial intelligence. Most of the time this yields concocted images and sounds that appear to be real. Faking content is nothing new, however, deepfakes anchor powerful techniques from machine learning and...

Art and Culture

Your music taste defines you

Anant Rohmetra Be it Freddie Mercury's operatic vocals or twinkle-twinkle little star, it is music. Ever thought how unimaginably vast meaning these 5 letters hold. Unknowingly you make percussive sounds every day when walking, opening or closing doors and even when you're breathing. In my opinion music is everywhere from the...

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