Education

JMI one step more towards Digital India and women empowerment; Institutional Digital Repository (IDR) and separate reading room for girls inaugurated

WordForPeace.com A new reading room exclusively for girl students has been inaugurated today in Dr Zakir Husain Library Annex, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI). The facility has been extended following request from a large number of girl students to  the DSW and the University Librarian of the university. This new 120 plus capacity reading room has been provided with all necessary facilities. Inauguration of …

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Five contributions Vajpayee made to India’s national security

WordForPeace.com As accolades, outpourings of emotion and affection from both sides of the divide, within and beyond the borders, flow freely, Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s contributions, buried in the daily drivel of breaking news, fed over the years, have re-emerged to provide a collective glimpse of his achievements. Amongst the many that will deservedly make the list, Vajpayee’s contributions to national …

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Mystic poetics of Meer Dard: Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi in Asian Age

WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi Khwaja Meer Dard was among Delhi’s most prominent Sufi mystics and Urdu poets. Born in 1721, he was spiritually inclined since his childhood and was trained by his father Khwaja Nasir Andaleeb, himself a mystic of the Naqshbandi Sufi order and a noted poet. Having completed an informal elementary education at home, Dard attained the spiritual …

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Biased Courts of Gilgit-Baltistan: A miscarriage of justice | Word For Peace

WordForPeace.com This month is important to the people of Gilgit-Baltistan, who celebrate the rebellion of the Gilgit Scouts against Dogra rulers that paved the way for annexation to Pakistan 65 years ago. However, many now question the decision to allow Pakistan control over the disputed region. Given the situation, there is a concerted increase and sense of urgency for the number of …

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Malala Yousafzai condemns arson attack on girls’ schools in Gilgit-Baltistan

WordForPeace.com Peshawar: Youngest ever Nobel laureate and education activist Malala Yousafzai has strongly condemned the burning down of 12 schools, half of them all-girls’, in Pakistan, saying the “extremists” have shown that a “girl with a book” frightens them the most. The schools were burnt down late Friday by unidentified assailants in coordinated attacks in Pakistan’s Gilgit-Baltistan, triggering protest by local …

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Do PRIDE and Don’t TIE to Invest

WordForPeace.com Simple do’s and don’ts while investing in the share market The initial plunge of Investing in stock market is always a tough ride for new or amateur investors. It is advisable to take a lot of time before people feel comfortable with stock market investing. Though the core concept of investing in Share Markets is simple, there are a …

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Gilgit-Baltistan: 12 girls’ schools burned down on August 3: Human Rights Watch warns against surge in militant attacks on girls’ education in PoK

WordForPeace.com 6 Aug, 2018 Alleged militants attacked and burned down at least 12 schools in Diamer district of Pakistan’s Gilgit-Baltistan region early on August 3, 2018, Human Rights Watch said. At least half were girls’ schools. No group has claimed responsibility for the attacks. The Pakistani government should take urgent measures to make schools safer, and fairly prosecute those responsible …

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Those who defend Section 35A tacitly accept J&K’s future lies within Constitution: Omar Abdullah-Kashmir Images

WordForPeace.com Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah today said that those out to defend Section Article 35-A were tacitly accepting that future of the state lies within the Constitution of India. A batch of petitions is before the Supreme Court challenging the constitutional validity of the provision which confers special status to permanent residents of Jammu and …

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Knowledge and Spirituality are inter-connected علم اور تصوف کے درمياں گہرا تعلق ھے ؟

WordForPeace.com راشد محمد مڈوور کچھ لوگ ايسے ہیں جو عبادت مین اپنی زندگی وقف کردیتے ہین ۔ حضرت محمد مصطفی کی زمانہ مین ہی کچھ صحابہ ایسے تھے صرف اللہ کے لۓ زندگی گزارے ہے ۔ ان مین ایک مشہور صحابی ہے ابودر الغفاری رضی اللہ عنہ خلفاء الراشدہ کی حکومت کے زمان میں ہی مسلمانون کے بیچ مین مشکلات …

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