Nation for Peace

What converted TLP’s agitation into a violent rebellion?

The wars of this age would scarcely be fought by tanks, artillery guns, and missiles. Mental proclivities and personal faith would be new arenas where battles for cultural and material ascendancy be fought between the people representing national, ethnic, or religious identities. With the nuclear Armageddon a distinct possibility the unfettered use of conventional weaponry and strategy would be rendered …

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(India) Campaign aims to check growing culture of violence

Mumbai, Jan. 9, 2019: Various civil society organizations and individuals in India plan to commemorate the 71th death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi by appealing the nation to resist and confront the growing culture of violence facing the country. India observes January 30 as Mahatma Gandhi’s Martyrdom Day. The leader of the Indian freedom movement was shot dead by a Hindu …

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सामाजिक भावनाओं के आहत करने का हक़ किसी को नहीं No Right to Hurt Communal Sentiments

Intro: अंतर्राष्ट्रीय शांति सम्मेलनों में भाग लेने वाले आतंकवाद के विरुद्ध बड़ी बेबाकी से अपना पक्ष रखने के लिए विख्यात इस्लामिक स्कॉलर गुलाम रसूल देहलवी ने बड़ी तफसील विश्व भर में धर्म के नाम पर फैली या फैलाई जा रही अशांति पर प्रकाश डालते हुए कहा कि इस तरह के बयान सोशल फैब्रिक को तोड़ते हैं। कम्युनल हारमनी को डिस्टर्ब …

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The Myth and Truth of “Political Sufism”

Intro: “Prominent Sufi figures such as Salāḥuddin al-Ayyubi, ‘Umar al-Fūtī and ‘Abd al-Qādir al-Jazā’irī, for example, have led and designed armed decolonial projects and were politically involved in their respective communities, arguably not in spite of their Sufism, but because of it. For the greater part of the nineteenth century, it was Sufis who voiced the loudest criticisms of colonialism …

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Online Fake News: Creating communal divides, enhancing disturbances, radicalising individuals

WordForPeace.com Edit Desk Social media has always been ransacked with fake news, via Whatsapp messages or Facebook or Instagram posts. Indeed, fake news has been on the forefront of creating communal divides, enhancing disturbances in sensitive regions, radicalising individuals and tainting reputations…… Seeing is not always believing, especially so in the Information Age. Information today is being twisted and tweaked …

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3 new AIIMS-two in J&K and one in Gujarat–Word For Peace

NEW DELHI, Jan 11: The Cabinet on Friday approved a proposal for establishing three new AIIMS – two in Jammu and Kashmir and one in Gujarat – under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) scheme at a cost of Rs 4,684 crore. The one AIIMS at Vijaynagar in Samba, Jammu, will be set up at a cost of Rs …

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A Buddhist Monk’s Approach To Universal Religious Harmony By Yoginder Sikand

No Religion!’: A Buddhist Monk’s Approach To Universal Religious Harmony By Yoginder Sikand 06 September, 2012 Countercurrents.org Just the other day I visited a Buddhist temple in Bangalore, where I now live, and dropped in at the temple’s bookshop. Imagine my surprise at spotting a little book there on sale bearing the seemingly-provocative title ‘No Religion’! And, even more surprising, …

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Importance of Leadership and Leadership Skills

Muhammed Ali Moosa Leadership plays a vital role in the success of every organizations and the growth and prosperity of every society. Effective leadership forms the basis or the foundation every success. Indeed, As if proper guidance is essential for the smooth and successful functioning of the society; There lies the importance and alarming need of an effective leadership. Leadership …

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People welcome the winters in Kashmir with this traditionally prepared delicacy

A winter speciality, the most loved morning meal of Kashmir, is the sizzling hot Harissa. The delicacy, which is famed to have its origin in Central Asia came to Kashmir during the Mughal era, and still remains a popular delicacy in Kashmir. People welcome the winters with this traditionally prepared delicacy. It is generally eaten at breakfast time and provides …

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