Top News
Rapper Jimmy Wopo shot and killed in Pittsburgh at age 21  ||   Operations against terrorists will be intensified: J&K DGP  ||   Black money case: Special court orders summons to P Chidambaram's family  ||   New study pinpoints most psychopathic place in America  ||   Scientists discover fossil of ancient sea creature, name it after President Obama  ||   Cannot annoy anyone in politics: Akhilesh  ||   Donald Trump is wrong. My client Peter Strzok is a patriot, not a 'sick loser.'  ||   Experts say new steel plants in Andhra and Telengana viable, with caveats  ||   Tommy Lee's son offers to pay for rocker's rehab after post itemizing cost of raising him  ||   CVS launches prescription delivery nationwide  ||   Naroda Patiya: Order on sentence of 3 convicts likely next week  ||   Trump says Democrats want illegal immigrants to 'infest' US: What we know now  ||   Duchess Meghan makes Royal Ascot debut in white dress from go-to label Givenchy  ||   Glitch snarls flights for thousands of American Airlines fliers  ||   Separatists call for Kashmir shutdown against Shujaat Bukhari, civilian killings  ||   Kumaraswamy says won't send nominees to Cauvery panel before concerns are addressed  ||   See NASCAR driver's funny cheat sheet for track  ||   CVS launches prescription delivery nationwide  ||   Football Four podcast: Mike Leach, Mike Gundy, Clemson and more  ||   As Angels struggle amid Mike Trout's greatest season, one number - 2020 - looms larger  ||            

Kashmir: CRPF jawans break Ramzan fast to donate blood to cancer patient  5 Days ago

Source:   Times Of India  

SRINAGAR: Two CRPF jawans went beyond their call of duty and broke their Ramzan fast to donate blood to a woman suffering from cancer as part of the forces' 'madadgaar' initiative for locals of the Kashmir valley.

Officials said the CRPF 'madadgaar' helpline received a call few days back from Kishtwar resident Anil Singh seeking help to obtain blood units for his sister Pooja Devi, who is suffering from leukemia.

The requirement of the Singh family was six units and they informed that while they have arranged for two bottles of blood from their family members, they still are looking for four units, a senior official said.

Four personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) posted in Srinagar, Sub-inspector Sanjay Paswan and Constables Ramnivas, Mudasir Rasool Bhat and Mohammed Aslam Mir volunteered for the blood donation.

Bhat and Mir, who are observing Ramzan fast, broke their fast and donated blood, he said.

All the four personnel went to the Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) on Wednesday where the woman is admitted for treatment, he said.

The CRPF, that is deployed for security duties in Jammu and Kashmir, had launched the 24×7 helpline-Madadgaar (14411)- in June last year to help any valley resident who is in distress.

The helpline is manned by the CRPF personnel.

About two weeks ago, a similar call was made to the helpline from Ashiq Hussain of Doda whose hydrocephalus (a condition in which there is an accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain) suffering newborn baby required immediate surgery.

The CRPF got the surgery conducted free of cost at a government hospital, the official said.
More News
About Us Terms & Conditions Disclaimer
Advertise Contact
register and win

NRIS.COM is one of the premier NRI website that provides a range of resourceful services to Indian expats residing in the USA. Visiting the site you will find comprehensive information related to restaurants, casinos, pubs, temples, carpool, movies, education, real estate, and forums. The simple and easy to navigate format allows NRIs to gain information within a fraction of a second. Moreover, advertising through its column of Indian free classifieds in USA allow businesses to improve visibility of their brand.

TN NRI's Chat (0 Users Online)