One of the most positive developments of the recent times is the initiatives being taken by the countries of South and Central Asia to open up the ancient trade routes. At present work is going on in full swing to open a trade route between North east and Tibet...
The political discontent that has manifested itself in Jammu and Kashmir in post 1989 period is in many ways related to the failure of democracy and democratic institutions in this part of the world. It is in the failure of democratic politics to nstitutionalize itself that the grievances of...
A Canada based travel agency, Bestway Tours and Safaris organises a 24 day Safari from Yarqand to Hunza, which has become very popular with foreign tourists from many parts of the world. It is a cultural tour of Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, China, and Pakistan. Extracts from the online brochure of...
Jammu and Kashmir region is segmented into north and south parts by the Pir Panchal Range, the south of which is Jammu division. Presently Jammu division comprises of six districts--Poonch, Rajouri, Doda, Udhampur, Jammu and Kathua. Out of these, Poonch, Rajouri and Doda touch the Pir Panchal range. Unlike...
The Conflict in Jammu and Kashmir, like anywhere else, has gendered nature. The agents of conflict, more often than not, are men. Women are seen mostly as the passive victims of conflict. But a closer look at the way women are impacted by conflict, reflects a multidimensionality in the...
The relationship between women and politics never has been considered smooth and fine. Politics is the field where women never been welcomed especially in a society like ours. Though women continue to choose the traditional roles of home-maker and civilized citizen still she is not interested in the politics....
A business (also known as an enterprise, a company or a firm) is an organizational entity involved in the provision of goods and services to consumers.Businesses serve as a form of economic activity, and are prevalent in capitalist economies, where most of them are privately owned and provide goods...
The state of Jammu & Kashmir, which is demographically a Muslim majority state joined the Indian Union way back in Oct.1947, when Maharaja Hari Singh agreed to sign the instrument of accession . The state is composed of ethnically, culturally and religiously three different regions  vis; Jammu, Kashmir and ...
A business (also known as an enterprise, a company or a firm) is an organizational entity involved in the provision of goods and services to consumers.Businesses serve as a form of economic activity, and are prevalent in capitalist economies, where most of them are privately owned and provide goods...
Kashmiris have often been called cowards who would not even keep a large kitchen knife. It was also said that they had to go round in a locality to look for someone to slaughter their chickens. Many people used to make fun of their cowardice and their extremely soft...