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Jumat-ul-Vida – Help the needy

Jumat-ul-Vida – Help the needy

Jumat-ul-Vida is the last Friday of Ramzan, the day Muslims bid farewell to the holy month and start preparations for Eid-ul-Fitr. The day is observed by the entire Muslim world with special noon congregational prayers. In Kashmir, people offer Friday prayers at Dargah Hazratbal, Jama Masjid, Srinagar and all other Jama Masjids and shrines. At […]

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Ensure availability of vaccines

Ensure availability of vaccines

There is no let-up in Covid-19 cases and virus related deaths in Jammu and Kashmir and while Srinagar is leading in the tally of daily positive cases, Jammu tops the numbers in fatalities. The situation almost all the districts of the Union Territory is far from normal as every day both positive cases and deaths […]

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Control movement to contain virus

Control movement to contain virus

While the medical experts continue to insist that coronavirus can be defeated, or at least contained, only if people take strict precautions in terms of following the Covid-related Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), there are some alarming reports suggesting that in some areas of Srinagar the same are not being followed and people are seen moving […]

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Taking care of mental health

Taking care of mental health

Apart from making people sick and snatching their lives, the Covid-19 is also dangerously impacting the mental well being of the people. Humans are known as social animals because they live in a society; mingle with each other and; share each other’s joys and pains. But the pandemic has deprived them of the very basis […]

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The message of holy Ramzan

The message of holy Ramzan

YA AYYUHAL-LADHNA AMANU KUTIBA `ALAYKUMUS-SIYAMU KAMA KUTIBA `ALAL-LADHINA MIN QABLIKUM LA`ALLAKUM TATTAQUN “O Muslims’ fasting is prescribed for you just as it was prescribed for those before you, that you can attain Taqwa.” (Al Baqarah 183) Fasting is one of the fundamental pillars of Islam and Muslims all over the world shun eating and drinking […]

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Looking beyond Covid-19

Looking beyond Covid-19

While the entire society is focused at the fresh spread of Covid-19, and genuinely so, there are other aspects of the life that too deserve some attention as these too are very crucial to our survival as a healthy society. One of the crucial issues confronting Kashmir is the abuse and trafficking of drugs. Data […]

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Three-day lockdown – A welcome decision

Three-day lockdown – A welcome decision

As the Covid-19 continues to spread like wildfire, the authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have declared complete lockdown from 7 pm Thursday to 7 am Monday. The lockdown had become imperative as the tally of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir has crossed the highest mark of 3000 Covid-19 positive cases since March last year […]

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No scope for vaccine hesitancy

No scope for vaccine hesitancy

With the fresh surge in Covid-19 cases, Jammu and Kashmir, particularly Kashmir division too has been recording highest number of infections and infection related deaths. Srinagar, being the capital city and commercial hub, has been leading in positive cases followed by Baramulla district. The situation in other Valley districts too is nowhere near normal as […]

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Hail peoples’ response

Hail peoples’ response

With sharp surge in Covid-19 positive cases all over the country, Jammu and Kashmir too has been recording highest number of cases and infection related deaths. Though the crisis here is still manageable, but the way the virus is spreading its tentacles all over India, both the authorities and the public should do every bit […]

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300K plus cases and counting

300K plus cases and counting

India on Friday recorded a single-day rise of 3, 32, 730 new coronavirus infections and a record 2, 263 new fatalities. The entire country is grasping for a breath as the health infrastructure, which has already been under scrutiny, has collapsed and scared and helpless citizenry has been pushed to the wall. The number of […]

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