In Poonch, the Lack of a Road Hampers Education

Video By: Sharaz Sikander |  Article By: Alankrita Anand Governments come and governments go, but in half a century, none has built a road to this government higher secondary school in Islamabad, Poonch. The 17th general elections are round the corner, as are assembly elections in several states. The assembly elections preceding the general elections […]

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Primary Health Centre in Shopian Shines a Ray of Hope

Video By: Basharat Amin | Article By: Alankrita Anand While stories of lack of health services, medical negligence and unaffordable healthcare fill our mediascapes, a rural health centre in Shopian shows the way. Kashmir’s Shopian district is mostly in the news for conflict; as is most of the Kashmir valley. While violence makes it to […]

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4 Years On, Flood-Affected Sheikh Community Awaits Compensation

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Article By: Nusrat Ali Flood victims of Sheikh Colony in Reshipora village of Pulwama district have been waiting for the compensation for the past 4 years. Reshipora Pulwama, was washed away by floods in 2014 – around 200 families lost their homes. But seven families of Sheikh colony of this village […]

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Pulwama Village Battling Water Crisis For Past Three Decades

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Artcile By: Nusrat Ali Residents of Dadoora, Pulwama are facing water crisis from last 3 decades. Water crisis in village made its residents to dug wells on their own expenses. A family has sold 3 sheep to solve the water problem. The entire village has only 2 working tube wells […]

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Nari Niketan Mendhar in Dilapidated State, Inmates Suffer

Video By: Wahied Akhter | Article By: Nusrat Ali Nari Niketan located at Mendhar poonch with 30 female inwards lacks basic facilities – the girls and women living under this Nari Niketan complain of lack of different facilities. There are seven such home for women in jammu division and this Nari Niketan is one among […]

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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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Model Village Project Fails to Ease Life in Poonch

Video By: Sharaz Ahmad Sikandar | Article By: Nusrat Ali Islamabad village located in district Poonch was declared as a model village by the Govt of J&K. It means the village besides having basic facilities will also have luxury facilities like, playground, marriage hall and a shopping complex. These facilities were provided and constructed here, […]

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Villagers Move To SHRC- Demand Safe Drinking Water

Video By: Yaseen Mir | Article By: Nusrat Ali In village Mala Buchan, Pattan water supply scheme has been distributed in late 80’s. But since 2012 they do not get safe drinking water and authorities are paying deaf ears to their plea. Official documents reveal that it is not possible to retrieve or repair the […]

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Encroachment and Pollution Strangle River Sangaloo in Shopian

Video By: Basharat Amin | Article By: Nusrat Ali Sangaloo river flowing through the main town Shopian is the main source of water to most of the agricultural land of Shopian. It was once a source of fresh drinking water to the entire area but now it has been polluted. It has also been shrunk […]

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