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Living legacies of Buddhism in Jammu and Kashmir

Living legacies of Buddhism in Jammu and Kashmir

Dr. Rajkumar SinghWith the coming of Buddhism in Kashmir, a new chapter began in its history. The whole credit for spread of Buddhism in the valley must go to the great kings like Asoka of Gupta dynasty and Kanishka, the most famous king of Kushan. It was after the terrible slaughter in the war of […] Read more

The quirkish trajectory of Afghan peace process

The quirkish trajectory of Afghan peace process

Maj-Gen Ashok K Mehta (retd)From comatose to ‘dead’ and reincarnated last week…that’s the quirkish trajectory of Afghanistan’s reconciliation and peace process, for many the extraction or extrication deal with the Taliban for withdrawal of US troops to end its longest war. Only President Trump could have revived a dialogue he declared dead in September after […] Read more

Countering sex predators, the NaMo dilemma

Countering sex predators, the NaMo dilemma

Rameshwar Singh JamwalFrom Nirbhaya in 2012 in Delhi to Disha in Hyderabad in 2019, a gap of seven years, about two-and-half lakh rape cases in between and we are still waiting for the noose around the necks of convicts in Nirbhaya case. Two more back to back, horrendous murder cases involving rapes, in two geographically […] Read more

Tap technology, data for ease of paying taxes

Tap technology, data for ease of paying taxes

Sushma RamachandranThe news about the Indian economy has become even more grim. The latest data shows growth in the second quarter of the current fiscal was the lowest ever for the past seven years. It dipped to 4.5 from 5 per cent in the earlier April-June quarter. No one is quite sure whether the growth […] Read more

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Vishnu’s heaven

Vishnu’s  heaven

The poet grandiloquently goes on to assert that in one birth, Suyya accumulated as much religious merit as equals the holy work accomplished by Vishnu in his first four incarnations! The minister’s memory was preserved in the town of... Read more

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