Young Kashmiri Revives Traditional Musical Instrument

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Article By: Nusrat Ali The Rabab, as we know it today, is believed to be a newer version of the rabab mentioned in historical texts. Also known as the Kabuli Rabab, the instrument is the national instrument of Afghanistan, from where it made its way into India and was adopted by the […]

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Haleema Qadri – An Illiterate Kashmiri Female Poet of Budgam

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Nusrat Ali Haleema Qadri is a 43 year old woman from central Kashmir’s Budgam district. She has never gone to school, never held a pen but has come up with her fine collection of Kashmiri poetry. She was born in a poor family of Sugin village in Khag […]

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Technology Helps Students to Bypass Traditional Classrooms

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Article By: Nusrat Ali Basit Mushtaq of Pinglena Pulwama is a budding sketch artist. A 20 year old young boy belongs to middle class family has developed love for this art since 2015. Basit is doing Bsc but besides that he is a sketch artist. He has been learning this […]

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Anantnag’s Gh. Mohiuddin: Keeping The Calligraphy Art Alive

Video By: Basharat Amin | Article By: Nusrat Ali During the medieval period, Kashmir produced a host of calligraphers with many attaining high positions in the Mughal court. Muhammad Hussain, known as Zaren Kalam; Muhammad Murad known as Shireen Kalam; and Ali Ju Kashmiri are just a few names whose calligraphic works can be found […]

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Decades Old Eco-Friendly Flour Mills in Budgam

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Nusrat Ali A water mill is a mill that uses hydro-power. It is a structure that uses a water wheel or water turbine to drive a mechanical process such as milling (grinding), rolling or hammering. Such processes are needed in the production of many material goods, including flour, lumber, paper textiles and many metal products. […]

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Meet Mehwish A Rare Female Entrepreneur of Kashmir

Video By: Nadiya Shafi Article By: Nusrat Ali Mehvish Mehraj Zargar, a 25 Years old young girl started “Me N U” cafe in Bemina and Munawarabad areas of Srinagar. Belonging from Lalbazar area of Srinagar, Mehvish, a law graduate student decided to open the café with her business partner Yasir Altaf to support her mother […]

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Ramayan in Kashmiri Folklore

Video By: Pir Azhar Article By: Nusrat Ali There is a place in Kupwara of Kashmir that has spots named after the characters from Valmiki’s Ramayan. Our Community Corespondent went to this historical yet undiscovered Sita Sari, religious tourist spot at Farkin and bring out this unheard story. Farkin, a village in Kupwara is 25 […]

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Nahida and Roanak – Two Sisters Excelling in Extraordinary Fields

Video By: Rayees Ahmad Article By: Nusrat Ali Two sisters, named Nahida Manzoor 23 and Roanak Manzoor 20 of Zewan Srinagar are  mountaineer and Martial Art champion respectively. Both the sisters have started following their dream sport since their childhood and their parents have been very supportive and allowed them to follow their dream . […]

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Rahila, a Professional Computer Programmer and a Born Artist

Video By: Nadiya Shafi Article By: Nusrat Ali Rahila Yaseen, 27, is a born Artist. Rahila, a Srinagar based girl, and elder child of her parents has completed her education in Computer Application. Being busy with her studies, her talent was hidden for a long time but during 2016 turmoil when whole Kashmir was caged […]

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Huzaif: Kashmir’s Budding Football Trick-shot Artist

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Article By: Nusrat Ali Huzaif Shah of Central district Budgam’s Charari Sharif is a football trick shot artist. He developed his skills watching football videos online. Huzaif started to showcase his talent by uploading the videos across social media platforms. Huzaif has been working hard to make his tricks successful. […]

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