Excessive sunlight,yet deficient vitamin D

Dubai- the sparkling skyscrapers, glossing cars and remarkable architecture basking in the sun. Not to overlook, lots and lots of sunlight, but with a major deficiency-Vitamin D. The tropical weather can take a lot of blame for the major deficiency of this vital vitamin, which ensures that calcium is well absorbed by the body. In…

Fruits of luxury

Right from the time of ABC,perhaps the first thing we know is ‘A for Apple’.The shape,color and texture of the apple is as clear to us, as is the clarity of ┬áthe alphabet song.Its when we progress from A to O, that the next word registers to us as being another important member of the…

Encounters with tear and triumph

Stories of tear and triumph keep pouring in throughout the narrations of Oman based social worker, P M Jabir.Jabir has been actively involved in selfless social service in the Sultanate of Oman for almost three decades now. His life today revolves around his service to the society and the deep sense of satisfaction he derives…