Specially-Abled Student: Denied the Right to Education

A govt primary school established at Shadimarg Pulwama, in 1974 with 5 room building is defunct from last 5 years. The number of students at the school got less with the course of time prompting authorities to shut it down. when the school was closed the roll of the school was 10 students and was […]

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Budgam Brick-Kilns a Threat to Environment and Human Life

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Sajad Rasool According to the official data, 66% of the brick kilns are located in Budgam district. Most of these kilns operate without Govt license and play a significant role in increasing the carbon footprint. The locals at several places have been voicing their concern about this matter […]

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Meet Young & Passionate Self-Taught Artists From Kashmir

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Article By: Nusrat Ali Basit and Bisma are two young and talented Artists from Kashmir who express their thoughts through their Art. Basit Faraz, a 19-year-old boy student of class 12th lives in Fateh Kadal Srinagar and is a budding sketch artist. He was inclined towards this art since childhood, […]

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This is What a Gun-battle leaves Behind in Kashmir

Video By: Basharat Amin | Article By: Nusrat Ali In the reportage and commentary on the violence that has roiled Kashmir since Burhan Wani’s killing in July 2016, one aspect has attracted relatively little attention: the wanton destruction of property by government forces. The forces almost always blow up or burn down any house they […]

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Needle Workers in Kashmir Bearing the Brunt: Demands Increase in Pay

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Grace Jolliffe In Kashmir, needleworkers are selling their shawls at half of its worth. Lack of markets and the role of middlemen, forcing them to work for meager pay.  Bashir Ahmed is a Sozni kaem (needlework) artisan from Kashmir. When his father died, he took care of his […]

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A Migrant Kashmiri’s Tribute to Kashmir

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Article By: Nusrat Ali Meanka Handu is a Pundit migrant from Kashmir who currently lives in Delhi. Meanka has reared her Kashmir culture and makes comedy videos in Kashmir language, hoping that she could save her Kashmiri culture and promote it too through Social media. Pouring out her love for […]

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Shahid Rashid: Making Kashmiri Designs Global

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Article By: Nusrat Ali Shahid Rashid Bhat, 23-year-old boy, a young model and fashion designer from Pulwama is on the mission to reinvent Kashmiri traditional attires and make them fashionable again. He is the first designer from the valley who is designing clothes for celebrities. He is best known for […]

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Forgotten Village of Kupwara

Video By: Pir Azhar | Article By: Nusrat Ali The remote villages of Jammu and Kashmir are deprived of all the basic facilities and Sheikh Mohalla, Kralgund is one among them. This village is only 1 km away from Tehsil Qaziabad, Kupwara. Everybody here faces one problem or the other; water, the absence of electricity, […]

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10 years On, Budgam School Building Still Incomplete

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Nusrat Ali A middle school in Gund Momdar Village of Budgam has been incomplete from years because of manhandling by Government authorities, the owner of the school land has not been compensated and a feud between owner and Government is delaying things more. The school is located 12 […]

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