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The call of woods

The call of woods

Raja Zulkarnain Our vale is famous for breath-taking scenes, swift streams and brooks, snow clad mountains and deep lovely woods. The woods that form our innate part. Besides adding to aesthetics they act as lungs of our motherland. Talking of the vista. The pine forests of Kashmir are unrivalled in exquisiteness. It makes one to […]

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Medical Science behind ‘Waddu’

Medical Science behind ‘Waddu’

Islamic prayer (Salat) is preceded by Wudu (Ablution), a process by which the organs of the body are washed and rubbed (with a moistened hand) in a certain fashion. Qur’an says: “O believers! When you prepare for prayer, wash your faces and your hands to the elbows; and rub your heads and your feet to […]

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A Visit to Newborn – Photostory

A Visit to Newborn – Photostory

I compiled this photo series while heading towards Jawahar Lal Nehru Memorial Hospital situated in Indian Controlled Kashmir. This actually happened when I received a phone call from my cousin, informing me about the birth of his newborn baby, whom we later named Abraham. While hearing this good news I was flying in the air, full […]

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The ‘Prayer Room’

The ‘Prayer Room’

The ‘prayer room.’ That’s what it was called. One had to exit the main building of the hospital, wade through a sea of ailing, sick men and women to reach the main entrance. The ‘prayer room’ was at the basement. A ramp led you to it. A ramp, probably, aimed to make the passage easily […]