Babri treish tops as popular drink for Kashmiris in Ramadhan

Babri treish tops as popular drink for Kashmiris in Ramadhan

Srinagar: Keeping one’s body hydrated is a priority for everyone in the month of fasting. For the purpose, in Kashmir, the drink prepared from Babri Beoul (basil seeds) is most popular among people as it acts as an amazing coolant while its health benefits come as a bonus. Babri Beoul or ‘sabja’ or ‘tukmaria seeds’, […]

Zakaat and its Contents: On the Real Nature and Purpose of Charity in Islam

Zakaat and its Contents: On the Real Nature and Purpose of Charity in Islam

Mehradjuddin Bhat Khalifa Abdul Hakimm the scantly known thinker of the Muslim world once said, like many other species of animals’ man is by nature gregarious; for the necessities of even very primitive existence, he has to enter into some sort of reciprocal relations with other members of his species. This social dependence and interaction […]

Rooh Afza shortage in India, Hamdard Pakistan offers help

Rooh Afza shortage in India, Hamdard Pakistan offers help

SRINAGAR: For most people in the subcontinent, the idea of ending the fast is synonymous with drinking Rooh Afza – a popular rose-flavoured syrup. However, many Indians might not be doing so this Ramadan. The iconic drink, produced by Hamdard Laboratories, has been off the market in India for four to five months and it […]

Notes on Fasting and Psychological Health

Notes on Fasting and Psychological Health

Dr.Ajaz Ahmad Suhaff Fasting in the holy month of Ramadan represents one of the five pillars of Islam. Ramadan is a treasured month. It is a spiritually intense period of reflection and devotion, whose purpose is to seek guidance and ask for forgiveness, quietly focusing on getting closer to Allah. We all believe that the […]

Fasting during Ramadan Confers Proven Medical Benefits

Fasting during Ramadan Confers Proven Medical Benefits

SHEIKH UMAR AHMAD Fasting in Islam is a religious obligation and good practice to ameliorate the health condition of the body. It promotes elimination of toxins, reduces blood sugar and fat stores, thus purifies one of the harmful residual reserves that damage the physiological makeup of body. It promotes healthy eating habits, develops patience and […]

Charitable bodies’ holds meet, pledges to mitigate suffering of needy during Ramadan

Srinagar: A meeting was called on Wednesday by local charitable organisations and charitable activists here to discuss how collectively they can reduce the suffering of vulnerable and needy widows and orphaned children during the holy month of Ramadan. In a joint statement issued here, Zubair Hussain Gul – President of Orphans in Need Kashmir announced […]

CASOs in south Kashmir mark end of ceasefire

CASOs in south Kashmir mark end of ceasefire

Anantnag: At least two Cordon and Search Operations (CASOs), one each in Anantnag and Pulwama districts, were conducted by government forces on Monday to signal the end of the ceasefire or Non Initiation of Combat Operations (NICO) for the month of Ramazan. The NICO was announced by the central government on May 17. Since then, […]

JK political parties disappointed over not extending ceasefire

JK political parties disappointed over not extending ceasefire

SRINAGAR: Political parties in Jammu and Kashmir have described as “disappointing” the New Delhi’s announcement of not extending the ceasefire in the state and blamed the Government of India (GoI) and the state government for not making it effective. “It is disappointing but not entirely (an) unexpected development,” the state’s main opposition National Conference (NC)’s […]

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