Sahar Khawan – Waking up people

In the month of Ramadan Sahar Khawans have been beating the drums and waking up people since ages

ABRAR UL MUSTAFA

During this holy month of Ramadan, in the quiet of the night, a Sahar Khawan hits the streets beating his drum. He breaks the silence of the night, waking up the faithful to take their pre-dawn meals and keep the fast.Today, when people possess latest electronic gadgets like mobile phones and More

A visit to a Leper Colony

They need our care,not discrimination

ASMA RAFI

The leper colony in Kashmir is situated on 312 canals of wet and dry land on the banks of Nigeen Lake. As I head towards the gate with a sling-bag over my shoulder, a small group of early teenage boys pass a comment: “Yim journalist chhi sirf yiwaan yor,karaan chin kihin.”(These journalists make frequent More

  • Kashmir

Kashmir Super Specialty Hospital misses 5 deadlines

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, July 27: The Super Specialty Hospital in Kashmir coming up at Shireen Bagh here has missed five deadlines till date with latest being July 2013. The Central Public Works Department (CPWD)--executing More



  • Srinagar City

MOTHER KILLED HER 2 KIDS, ATTEMPTED SUICIDE: POLICE

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, July 27: The police Saturday made a shocking revelation that two children who were found throat slit in their Bemina apartment earlier this week were killed by their mother. “Investigation More




  • Jammu

State lacks proper awareness programs for Hepatitis-B, C

Treatment Not Available In Govt Hospitals

WORLD HEPATITIS DAY

ARVIND SHARMA

Jammu, July 27: While the patients of fatal disease, Hepatitis-B and Hepatitis-C are on the rise world over including the state of Jammu and Kashmir, the state health department is yet come up with effective More



  • South Asia

Death toll in Pak suicide bombings rises to 57

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Peshawar, July 27: The death toll in two suicide bombings targeting the Shia community in northwest Pakistan's restive tribal belt rose to 57 today as more people succumbed to their injuries. Two More



  • World

World's oldest man says this food helped him live longer

New York City, July 27: A US drug company said Friday it was considering a banana-flavoured version of its pain reliever after the world's oldest man attributed his longevity to the fruit and the drug More



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