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Reshi Moul: In whose memory people in Anantnag go vegetarian for 5 days

The entrance to the shrine of Reshi Moul in Anantnag and devotee in prayers inside (Pics : Ehsan fazili) Ehsan Fazili/Srinagar By and large, the entire population of South Kashmir abstained from eating mutton, chicken, and fish for five days from May 7. These days are “virtuous days” (Ayaam-e-Parhezgari) and …

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UNICEF India ropes in Assam’s Nahid Afrin to fight against child marriages

Munni Begum/Guwahati Assam’s Nahid Afrin first shot to fame when she became the second runner up in the 2015 edition of Indian Idol Junior. In 2016, she made her debut as a playback singer in Bollywood with the film Akira starring Sonakshi Sinha in the lead role. Nahid Afrin had …

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Azra Nalatwad on her weaver-turned-doctor father’s inspirational life

Rita Farhat Mukand Dr. Azra Nalatwad’s forefathers were from a tiny town named Karnul in Andhra pradesh and had migrated to Karnataka. Behind her success of becoming a doctor is an incredible story of hard work and grit that lifted a poor family of weavers to a family of doctors. Dr Azra Nalatwad shared her and her parents’ …

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Dubai Police honours Indian expatriate Ayan Younis for honesty

Dubai Mohammed Ayan Younis was with his father in a market place of Dubai, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) when he found a watch. He took it to the Dubai Police and told them to find its owner and return it to him. Ayan Younis’s honesty touched …

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Azra Natalwad on her weaver-turned-doctor father’s inspirational life

Rita Farhat Mukand Dr. Azra Nalatwad’s forefathers had migrated from Andhra Pradesh to a tiny Karnataka town called Krnul in Karnataka. Behind her success as a doctor, there is an incredible story of hard work and gumption that lifted up a poor family of weavers to a family of doctors. De Azra Nalatwad shared not only her but also …

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Noreen Rahman Borooah danced her way to excel in CBSE exam

Daulat Rahman/Guwahati Noreen Rahman Borooah, topper of Don Bosco School, Pan Bazar, Guwahati in the CBSE’s Class 12th examination is also a talented Bharatnatyam dancer.  Noreen who did her ‘Arangetram’ – a debut on-stage performance of a student of Indian classical dance and music, just before starting the Class 12 final …

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Gastroenterologist Dr MS Khuroo of Kashmir looked after Saudi King’s health

 Ahmed Ali Fayyaz/Srinagar Gastroenterologist Dr. Mohammad Sultan Khuroo of Sopore was the Director of Kashmir’s super specialty hospital and research center, Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) when the Pakistan-sponsored terrorism had turned parts of Kashmir into ‘liberated zones’ in the early 1990s. Khuroo’s fellow villager and eminent CVTS surgeon Dr Abdul …

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Is mixed housing a solution to growing Hindu-Muslim chasm?

A Sadhu and a Muslim man exchanging greetings on Eid-ul- Fitr in Prayagraj, Uttar pradesh Atir Khan The colonial era in India fractured centuries of coexistence between Hindus and Muslims, leaving behind a legacy of discord that continues to divide society. The policy of divide and rule implemented by the British …

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POJK people are no longer ready to put up with Pak’s delusionary Kashmir policy

Aasha Khosa Na Khuda hi mila, Na visal-e-Sanam; Na Idhar ke rahe, Na udhar ke rahey“ (I didn’t get to meet the God; nor did I meet my beloved; I was left with being neither here nor there). This anonymous and popular Urdu couplet sums up the dilemma of the people of the Pakistan-occupied Jammu …

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