Watermelon and Ramadan: A Refreshing Choice, But Wait for the Season!

Watermelon and Ramadan: A Refreshing Choice, But Wait for the Season!

By: Saika J Ramadan in Kashmir is a time of vibrant traditions, community spirit, and of course, delicious food. As the days lengthen and the crisp mountain air warms, many Kashmiris crave a cool, refreshing slice of Handwaan (watermelon). Handwaan is undeniably a delightful fruit, boasting 92% water content, making it a natural hydrator perfect for combating the summer heat. However, it’s important to prioritize health and celebrate the bounty of Kashmir’s natural harvest. Here’s the truth: Handwaan available during Ramadan often aren’t naturally ripe. These melons may be artificially…

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Jammu-Srinagar Highway Closed for 14 Hours This Saturday

Jammu-Srinagar Highway Closed for 14 Hours This Saturday

Traffic on the strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway was allowed one-way on Saturday due to bad road condition and narrowing of the highway at a number of places due to landslide debris, an official said. Traffic department officials said that traffic will move one-way from Srinagar to Jammu on Saturday and no vehicle will be allowed to move in the opposite direction. “Till 1 p.m. only light motor vehicles will be allowed to move followed by heavy motor vehicles traffic will be allowed on the highway,” officials added. On Friday, traffic moved…

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Probe Launched After Video Captures Interaction Between Police and Public in Delhi

Probe Launched After Video Captures Interaction Between Police and Public in Delhi

A video of a Delhi cop kicking Muslim men offering Friday prayers on the road has sparked outrage. A probe has been ordered into the incident. A large crowd gathered at a mosque in Delhi’s Inderlok area on Friday, leading to several men praying on the road due to overcrowding. During the prayers, a few police officials arrived at the spot and attempted to disperse the crowd. A video of the incident showed one of them kicking and hitting men who were kneeling down for prayers. The action sparked huge…

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