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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Kathua Rape and Murder Case: Justice Awaited

Video By: Basharat Amin | Article By: Nusrat Ali Kathua, Jammu: It has been a year to the horrific Kathua rape and murder case but the people associated with the case, including defense lawyers and public prosecutors, are uncertain about the time the case will take, although it has entered into an advanced stage. “We […]

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Q&A with Syed Adil Muneer Andrabi, Kashmir’s first Advocate-on-Record, Supreme Court of India

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Article By: Nusrat Ali Syed Adil Muneer Andrabi from Kashmir has become first Kashmiri to qualify ‘Advocate on Record’ in the Supreme Court of India. He is also the 10th Company Secretary of the Kashmir Valley, comes from an educated family of Kashmir and has many lawyers in his family. […]

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March 20, 2000: Remembering The Chattisinghpora Massacre

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Artcile By: Nusrat Ali The Chittisinghpora massacre refers to the fatal shooting of 35 Sikhs on 20 March 2000, in the Anantnag district. According to the Indian government, they came wearing Indian Army fatigues to avoid detection, the killers came into the village in two groups at separate ends of […]

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Irtiqa Ayub – Kashmir’s First and Youngest Rugby Coach

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Article By: Nusrat Ali Irtiqa Ayub, a 23-year-old student from Srinagar persuing her BPed from a college is an example of courage who trains students and kids from her locality in rugby. She trains girls in a private school of Srinagar, as in the past she has faced being discriminated. […]

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Chandeep Singh – A Para-athlete From Jammu is an Inspiration For All

Video By: Basharat Amin | Article By: Nusrat Ali Creating history while representing the country, J&K’s Chandeep Singh, son of Surinder Singh won the silver medal in 8th World Para-Taekwondo Championship held at Antalya in Turkey. It is for the first time in Indian history that any Para athlete clinched a medal at the World […]

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