Education

Reforming Education System in J&K

WordForPeace.com Ashok Sharma There is no doubt that education is a powerful instrument of  social change and it is imperative that the system of education should be such as ensures the holistic development of a child and prepares him/her to develop skills which help them to face the challenges of life and grow into a law abiding and responsible citizen.The …

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Ajmer Dargah launched a “Clean and Green Initiative” to inspire, educate and empower the community of Ajmer to become the peace ambassadors of Rajasthan

WordForPeace.com correspondent  The Chishty Foundation launched a “Clean and Green Initiative” working to inspire, educate and empower the community of Ajmer to become the clean and green ambassadors of Rajasthan. Chishty Foundation provided a platform for everyone in Ajmer to unite hands and hearts in service to the Divine’s creation – Humanity, Nature, Community, Society and all sentient life. For …

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Smartphones prone to cyber threats

WordForPeace.com The growing use of smartphones and smart devices among the masses, with little or no knowledge about their security features, has put thousands of people at risk of malware threats and hacking. India accounts for 30%-35% of the total global mobile malware attacks annually, while in November 2017 alone, an infection rate of 30.8% was recorded within the country, …

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Jashn-E-Rekhta Founder Explains Why Urdu Belongs to All of Us

WordForPeace.com To paraphrase Mahatma Gandhi – “I am proud of the fact that Urdu is a language born in India and belongs to India”. Nearly 70 percent of its vocabulary is from the Indian subcontinent, as well as the grammar and syntax. Anyone who understands or speaks Hindi is most likely understand and speak Urdu. Urdu is erroneously, yet commonly, …

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The politics of Economics: where India need a change?

WordForPeace.com Muhammed Shafeeque CM  As all Indians well celebrate the anniversary of demonetization in utmost foolish mood, it is vital to look upon the politics played by ruling government in terms of Economics, the cornerstone of growth in a nation. In ancient times, better to call the past decade as ancient due to people’s forgotten attitude towards certain values, the …

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India’s ICJ Win: Triumph Of Multilateral Realpolitik? – Analysis

WordForPeace.com By Rajeesh Kumar* The re-election of Justice Dalveer Bhandari to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) is historic in many ways. For India, as many observers have claimed, it was not only an impressive diplomatic success but a symbolic victory against its former colonial master, Britain, as well. The fiercely-fought election reflected the changing global order and major powers’ …

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علامہ اقبال کے فلسفیانہ اور سیاسی و سماجی افکار و نظریات میں ایک منطقی ارتقا Logical progression in social and religious thoughts of Allama Iqbal

WordForPeace.com خطبات اقبال : ایک مطالعہ غلام رسول دہلوی علامہ اقبال کی ذات اتنی کثیرالجہات اور ان کے افکار اتنے کثیرالمعانی ہیں کہ متعدد مغربی مفکرین نے ان کے نظریات کو باہم متناقض (Paradoxical) قرار دیا ہے۔ جب کہ درحقیقت ان کی شخصیت اور ان کے فلسفہ میں ایک منطقی ارتقا اور فکری و عقلی تدریج (logical progression) نظر آتی …

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Studying Radicalization in India: Extremism is eating away at the roots of the liberal, Sufi Islam

WordForPeace.com By Abhinav Pandya Lately, as an independent observer, I have been noticing several changes in hinterlands of India. Sleepy and laid-back towns like Udaipur have witnessed huge protests and agitation in the favor of Rohingyas, not out of rational and enlightened concerns of internationalism but out of the feeling of being an inalienable part of Ummah i.e. global Islamic …

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The Role of Heritage and Tradition (Turāth) in the Search for Muslim Identity

WordForPeace.com By Prof. EBRAHIM MOOSA Dr. Ebrahim Moosa delivers the keynote at the 2017 “Beyond Coexistence in Plural Societies” conference in Jakarta. What is the place and role of the Arabo-Islamic heritage, known as the turāth,in contemporary society? Arabic and Islamic thought spilt a lot of ink on this question in the nineteenth and the twentieth centuries. Tradition, in short, was viewed …

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Religious harmony in Cuba

WordForPeace.com A diversity of religious communities populate the capital Havana. by Ura Iturralde  After the Cuban Revolution in 1959, religious practices on the island nation were targeted, but the Cuban government later opted for a more conciliatory approach, and the country today hosts a variety of diverse religions. Some Cubans believe that the country’s late president, Fidel Castro, was responsible …

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