Braving All Odds Nahida Manzoor Becomes The First Kashmiri Woman to Climbs Mount Everest

Nahida Manzoor created history by becoming the first Kashmiri woman to scale the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest. Nahida scaled the summit on 17 April 2019 along with her Sherpa Guide Mr. Nima Kancha. Nahida is a resident of Zewan in Srinagar. Her father is a shopkeeper and mother a house-wife. She belongs to the […]

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Young Kashmiri on a Mission to Save Lives By Donating Blood

Blood donation is becoming a trend among youth of Kashmir thanks to people like Imran Amin Ellahie and Yasir Rasool. Imran Ellahie has been awarded by Red Cross because of his high frequency of donation and Yasir Rasool has started a venture online as well as offline for the donation of blood. Ehsas.in is an […]

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Driven by Struggle and a Failed marriage: Kashmiri Housewife becomes Mrs. India

Thirty-six-year-old Nusrat Parveen decided to beat all odds and turn her pain into motivation. She has become the first Muslim woman from India and first from Kashmir to bag the prestigious title of Mrs. India International- 2018, held in Malaysia. Nusrat hails from Yaripora Khanpora village of Kulgam district in South Kashmir. A mother of […]

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Aash: Helping Poor Girls to ‘Tie the Knot’

Last year in October a voluntary group ‘Aash’ run by Qurat-ul-Ain Masoodi organized a mass wedding in Budgam, in which 50 girls were married. The aim was to make the wedding easy for the poor who are of marriageable age but due to low economic stability cannot get married. The brides were gifted with the […]

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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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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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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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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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