Nadiya Shafi – Srinagar Resident Wins This Year’s Martha Farrell award

Nadiya Shafi, a video reporter from Srinagar, has won this year’s ‘ Martha Farrell Award for Excellence in Women’s Empowerment ‘, carrying a cash prize of Rs 1.50 lakh. The award is in recognition of Nadiya’s commitment towards gender equality and leading gender discussions clubs in her hometown defying patriarchal norms. “The club comprises students, […]

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Pulwama Boys Created a Cheap Model to Generate Electricity

Video By: Jahan Ara Khaliq | Article By: Nusrat Ali Suhail Ahmad Parray, a student and Sameer Ahmad Najar, a plumber by profession of Padgampora, Awantipora, Pulwama, both in their teens have successfully generated electricity, equal to 7 electric lamps from indigenous turbine. They have spent INR 10,000 to develop this model and it takes […]

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Sawalkot Dam: Who’s Development and at What Cost?

Video By: Tahir Mushtaq | Article By: Nusrat Ali In Ramban the people whose properties are going to be broken down for the creation of dam on Chenab river have been protesting against the unfair compensation being allocated to them by the authorities. This project has received clearance from the Indian environment ministry’s ‘Expert Appraisal […]

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Victim of Domestic Violence Killed by Stray Bullet Near Encounter Site

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Article By: Nusrat Ali Beauty Jan, a 24 year old lady from Batmurran Wanpora Shopian was shot dead during an anti militant crackdown by Indian forces on 19 December 2017. The people agitated against the operation which resulted in stone pelting, forces tried to have control over the situation by […]

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World Health Day: Inside India’s Public Health Centres

Video By: Sharaz Sikander | Article By:  Alankrita Anand According to the Health Ministry, 61% of the Primary Health Centres (PHC) in the country function with only one doctor and almost 8% with none. Ideally, each PHC should have a minimum of two doctors along with three nurses, a lab technician and a pharmacist. The on-ground reality, however, cuts […]

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Sumaya, A Girl Who Bats Stereotypes From Shopian Kashmir

Video by: Basharat Amin | Article by: Nusrat Ali Sumaya Jaan, from Kachdora Shopian is a new face of Cricket in Kashmir who is trying to make her career in the sports. She at her younger age started playing in local cricket events and eventually got a chance to represent J&K through Jammu Kashmir Cricket […]

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Reviving the Rabab, a Traditional Instrument from the Kashmir Valley

Video By: Abid Salaam | Article By: Alankrita Anand A group of filmmakers from Kashmir recently paid a musical tribute to popular television series Game of Thrones, also a tribute to Kashmir and its natural beauty. The video, which is being used by the state’s tourism ministry, is making waves across the internet. The six-minute long composition brings […]

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