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Unity in Diversity: The Kashmiri Socio-political Ecosystem...

By Syed Zahid Rizvi

( Jammu and Kashmir )

What is the solution? The solution is for all of us to reconnect and reflect upon the purpose of our scholars and leaders and to support anyone working to unify and lead our community in the right direction. Majlis-e-Ulma-e-Imamia Jammu and Kashmir, is one example of group of leaders attempting to do this. I am not saying that this is the perfect organization, but they are working in that direction. By Syed Zahid Rizvi: In the opening pages of a book called The Education of a Gardener,...

Syed Ali Shah Geelani no more...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | September 3:Syed Ali Shah Geelani, a top separatist leader in Kashmir, has died at the age of 92 after a prolonged illness at his Srinagar residence on Wednesday evening, Geelani, who quit politics in June last year, died at his residence in the main city of Srinagar on Wednesday night. Sources told that Geelani, 92, developed serious complications on Wednesday afternoon and breathed his last in this evening. “Syed Ali Geelani had chest congestion and breathing problems....

Ehsaas International from Kashmir got National Award for Soc...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | August 21:AMP National Awards for Social Excellence 2021 was announced on the evening of Independence Day, 15th August in an eagerly awaited ceremony graced by honorable guests and a large gathering of participants from across India.
15 Organizations were given the National Award of Excellence 2021 and the Best NGO Award was given to minimum of 3 Organizations from all the States of India. Also, the Special Jury Award was given to some top performers of every state. While...

Compassion is Attribute of Almighty: Karbala Amplifies Compa...

Dr.Khairunnisa Aga

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Karbala will never lose its relevance till the end of the time when the world will be filled with justice. It will continue to watershed good from evil, injustice from justice and truth from the mendacities. Compassion has two phases that are Karbala and Damascus One that scripted by Hussain and the other by Zainab By:Dr.Khairunnisa Aga Karbala will never lose its relevance till the end of the time when the world will be filled with justice. It will continue to watershed good from...

Lessons to learn from Karbala...

Syed Mustafa Ahmad

( Jammu and Kashmir )

“Muharram teaches Universal messages of truth, loyalty, honesty, sacrificing one’s life for the sake of truth, Humanity the best forms of worship- the tragedy of our times is that instead of following the track given by Hazart Imam Hussain (PBUH) we’ve embraced devilish plots in form of Yazeediyat – the ultimate need is the purification of our hearts let’s infuse the devotional pulses “ By Syed Mustafa Ahmad: Islam is the religion that begins as well as ends on sacrifice.The...

Violence a big hurdle for peace & development in J&...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | August 15:Jammu and Kashmir’s Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Sunday said that the violence free District Development Council (DDC) polls in 2020 marked the end of “Jungle Raj” in the Union Territory while as democracy was strengthened at the grassroots level. Addressing the 75th Independence Day function at highly fortified S K Stadium in Srinagar, the LG Sinha as per news reports said that the year 2020 saw successful and violence free DDC polls in which a record number...

JK Govt reduces syllabi by 30 percent for 10-12th annual boa...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | August 15:The Government on Saturday decided to reduce the syllabi of secondary and higher secondary classes of Jammu and Kashmir by 30 per cent following the closure of schools in view of COVID-19 pandemic. The Jammu Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE) has decided that, “In view of prevailing COVID-19 Pandemic, students appearing in the forthcoming Annual-Regular examinations of 2020-21 of classes 10th, 11th, and 12th of Kashmir division, winter Zone areas of Jammu division...

Incarcerated Tale of an iconic Revolutionary Hero of Nigeria...

( Nigeria )

Kaduna:WTNS:Aug 1st: A Nigerian court on Wednesday acquitted Ibrahim Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenah, had been in detention since 2015 when he was arrested after a clash in which the army killed an estimated 350 people at an IMN compound and a nearby mosque and burial ground in northern Kaduna state. “And yet to times in hope my verse shall stand, Praising thy worth, despite his cruel hand” Nigerian court acquits Islamic leader Zakzaky and...

In J&K, 27% women, 35 percent men in of 20-49 age group...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | July 13:In a major concern, at least 27 percent of women population of 20 to 49 years has not married while the 35 percent of men of the same age group are sailing on the same boat in Jammu and Kashmir, reveals a survey conducted by Government of India (GoI). The official figures of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare accessed by the local news agency states, “Twenty-seven percent of women aged 20-49 years has never married, compared with 35 percent of men aged 20-49.” The...

Pakistan stands firm against allowing US access to bases: Sh...

( Pakistan )

Islamabad | WTNS | July 13:Pakistan’s Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed has reaffirmed Islamabad’s firm opposition to allowing the United States access to its airbases amid the hasty withdrawal of American forces from neighboring Afghanistan. “Pakistan aspires for peace in Afghanistan,” Rasheed said on Sunday during a press conference held in the major city of Rawalpindi, insisting that the government and opposition parties stood on the same page regarding the issue. “No superpower...