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Antartica Hero Shri MK Kaul passes away

By L.C. Kaul The Antartica Hero, affectionately known to his large circle of friends and admirers as 'DOD', left for his heavenly abode, on 18/2/2008, after having suffered a sudden brain haemorrhage, on 10/2/2008. His untimely and tragic demise has left all his relatives, friends and colleagues dum

Arun Fotedar-A Tribute

By M.M. Munshi A gem and a brilliant scientist of our community Dr. Arun Fotedar passed away due to liver failure at UCSD Medical Centre, Hillcrest California on 9th July 2007. His disease surfaced in less than two months before his death, and doctors were unable to determine its origin .”His de

An Unsung Genius – Arun Kaul

By J. L. Manwati In early sixties a young Kashmiri walks into the T.O.I. Dharmyug’s office at D. N. Road Bombay, with a Hindi poem in hand and introduces himself to the Editorial Staff as ‘Arun Pradeep Kaul’. Dr. Dharmvir Bharti is impressed with the thought - content and the metrical versif

Remembering Bansi Lal Ji

By Prof. A.N. Dhar I had the good fortune of getting to know Shri Bansi Lai Khar at Jammu over a decade back . Our relationship flowered into a close friendship within a couple of years. How sad it is that only after a short illness his health deteriorated so fast that he gave up his mortal coil wi

Pt. Jawahar Lal Kaul-A Tribute

By S.M. Pandit Pt. Jawahar Lal Kaul, Secretary Panun Kashmir, Haryana State and a veteran Trade Unionist passed away at Ambala after a brief illness. At a condolence meeting held in his memory Panun Kashmir paid rich tributes to him and recalled his contribution in community's struggle. Born on 23

Pt. Jia Lal Kaul was an outstanding teacher

Jia Lal Koul Nazir was born at Zainakadal in 1897. His father Pt. Rishi Kaul was a petty landowner in Sebdan, a village close to Srinagar. The Jagir was too small to take care of the family consisting of seven members. The mantle of supplementing meagre family income fell on Jia Lal Koul, who was th

A Homage To Pandit Janki Nath Kachroo

Former Principal, National School, Srinagar, Kashmir By MK Dhar Pandit Janki Nath Kachroo, former Principal-National School, Karan Nagar, Srinagar, Kashmir, left for heavenly abode in September 2006. Shri Kachroo was a person with vast experience who had mastered the art of teaching. On one hand

Dr. (Col.) Saligram Kaul was a Social Visionary

By Dr. Ramesh Kumar Dr. Saligram Kaul, the noted physician passed away on Feb ruary 17, 2005 at New Delhi after a brief illness. He had a distinguished career both as an able physician as well as an administrator. He served as Principal Govt. Medical College, Srinagar and Director Health Services,

Mr. JN Patwari – A Homage

By M.K. Dhar I first saw Mr Jagan Nath Patwari when he was in thirties. A young, charming, active and graceful personality. He was the person who conducted me to my class in the school, National School, Karan Nagar, Srinagar. It was somewhere in 1949 when I was admitted to class 7 section B. Princi

Dr. Madusudan Jalali passes away

KS Correspondent In the passing away of Dr. MS Jalali Kashmir has lost an out standing Veterinarian and an ace cricketer. He was probably the first Kashmiri veterinarian. Dr. Jalali had passed his Bachelor's degree in Veterinary Science from Lahore. He was one of the best players of his colleg

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