Not just Sticks and Braille Books; Technology can Make us See

Video By: Mir Yaseen | Text By: Sajad Rasool Wajid is a Student at a private blind school of Baramula, he is one of the dozens of students at this school which lacks basic infrastructure and support from Government. “We do not need sticks, we read by mind, we shall be given modern scientific tools […]

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Kill at Will? Shot By a Teargas Shell in Head, Family of 76 Year old Man Fails to Understand the Reason

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Text By: Sajad Rasool Ghulam Mohammad Khan Naqash , a 76 year old man was shot by a tear gas shell in his head while he was out for a stroll outside his home in Bachpora Illahibagh Srinagar on 2 November. As per family the tear gas was fired upon […]

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Kashmir Unrest: This is What Transporters and Street Vendors say About ‘Hartal’ Politics

Video By: Sadaf Khursheed | Text By: Sajad Rasool The shutdowns and protests during 2016 Kashmir unrest which erupted after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander, Burhan Wani in an encounter badly hit the local economy. Our Community Correspondent from Sopore, Sadaf Khursheed talked to some local transporters and street vendors and here is what […]

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IMPACT: New Toilet Block Constructed for This School in Kupwara

Video By: Pir Azhar | Text By: Sajad Rasool the Government middle school located in Guzriyal village of Kupwara was without proper sanitation and toilet facilities. Students and staff would suffer and had to go in open fields to attend nature’s call or go to use some neighbors washroom. After making a video report on […]

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2016’s Last Funeral – the Killing of a Kashmiri Policeman

Video By: Abid Salam | Text By: Sajad Rasool Abdul Karim a 40 year old police constable from Mawar area of Handwara was shot dead on 31st December 2016 by unknown gunmen. Karim was on his duty when he was fired upon. A huge number of local people attended his funeral. “this is an act […]

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Sarjan Barkati aka ‘Azadi Chacha’ Continues to Remain in Detention

Video By: Sajad Shah | Text By: Sajad Rasool Sarjan Barkati came to light during the 2016 Kashmir unrest. An Imam from Shopian district of Kashmir, Barkati is often called as ‘Pied piper of Kashmir’ or ‘Azadi Chacha’ due to his unique way of sloganeering during anti India and pro freedom protest rallies. He was […]

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Return of the Needle – This Kashmiri Duo is Reviving Kashmir’s ‘Dying Art’ Innovatively

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Text By: Sajad Rasool Omaira and Binish, the young duo from Srinagar has been receiving applauds for an endevour to revive the old hand made art of Kashmir. Private teachers by profession, Binish Bashir and Omaira Qayoom established Craft World Kashmir- An online ordering shop of crochet bootees, key chains, […]

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For Being Brother of a Militant, Qadir Khan Lost His Family

Video By: Afroza Mahed | Text By: Sajad Rasool Ghulam Qadir Khan’s family which includes his two children, wife and sister in law were killed on 7 February, 1998 after Indian Forces planted IEDs and blasted his home, according to locals – A resident of Chatragul Bala Kangan, Qadir Khan says that his brother Bahadur […]

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A Visit Inside J&K’s First ‘Cashless’ Village

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Text By: Sajad Rasool Lanura Budgam village is located at a distance of 24 Kms from Srinagar city. The village was declared to be the first ‘cashless’ village by J&K Government on 18 December 2016. The declaration of Lanura being a cashless village stunned local villagers. The village lacks basic […]

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