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I could have been one of them had I not run, the fear in his voice is significant even three years after the experience as engineer Ramesh Reddy narrates the incident that made him pack his bags and return to India from the construction project he was doing in Afghanistan It might have taken the recent attacks in Kabul to bring the issue of safety of Indians on the forefrontbut the accounts of those who’ve stayed in Afghanistan reveal that life in the land of Pashtuns has always been a balancing act between life and death where every extra day of survival is a bonus- not only for Indians but for every human being “In my two-year stay between December 2004 to 2006I witnessed eight blasts near the construction site In fact one of the blasts was so massive that the steel railings of the road that we were constructing broke into two” says Jayaprakash Vijapureproject managerat the collaborated road construction project undertaken by BSC and CNC Limited adding”Our project had over 400 Indians along with native Afghani people” Majority of the Indian population in Afghanistan is scattered between Kabul- Kandahar belt and 31-year-old Reddy adds”Indians are perceived as friends in Afghanistanhoweverevery moment there is spent under immense pressure Even for shoppingwe have to be accompanied by the security forces Suddenly while walking on the streetsyou might be stopped and questioned about your ethnicity and the purpose of visit to their country The problem is that Afghanis and Talibanis look alike because of their attire and there are times when you are given long religious lectures as well” With base camps as the comparatively safe placetelevision is the only source of entertainment for majority of Indians living in Afghanistan “The country has a large population of Sikhs who are inhabitants for over 500 years As a resultall the Indian channels are popular in Afghanistan I was surprised to hear the title song of Saans bhi kabhi bahu thee from one of the Afghani households Not only thatShah Rukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan are their favourite actors” adds Vijapure Another paradise made hell by human disputes; Vijapure feels that Afghanistanwith its snow-covered mountain ranges is one of the most beautiful countries in the world “Sometimesthe temperatures even drop below minus seven degrees The eight-hour Kabul- Kandahar drive is one of the most picturesque journeys I have ever been on But the sad part of the story is that the only journey I tend to remember is that when our car was fired while on the highway and not any other” he concludes For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Top News By 9.on October 20, After tests I was told that I had a huge tumor in my abdomen, said Alaman electrician in the defence ministry Radiological tests then revealed that Alam not only had a right side inguinal hernia but also a huge tumor inside his abdomen The tumor was so massive that it had pushed organs like kidneyappendixblood vesselsparts of small and large intestine to the left side The tumor was partially malignant and if he did not have herniait would not have been diagnosedand would have been fatal?CEO of Percept Talent Management,students and consultants.Written by Mohan Kumar | Mumbai | Published: May 29which probed the response to 26/11 and gave the police a clean chit,as the owners are unhappy with the fact that their cattle will be at the mercy of someone else. For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related Newsare working on a cattle hostel project.

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