“I Spend Most of My time Fetching Water”, Tawheeda: a Female Student

Video By: Pir Azhar | Article By: Nusrat Ali Hampora village of Kupwara lacks safe drinking water facility – people use ground water for day to day use, but health department has declared the water to be unsafe for drinking. The village has a population of 1200 souls. The pipelines installed have decomposed and unable […]

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Dungus Mohalla of Poonch Miles Away from Development

Video By: Sharaz Sikander | Article By: Sajad Rasool Ward number 3 of Dungus Poonch remains away from the attention of the local authorities. The locals of this particular ward have been left over, streets, lanes and drains reflect a shabby look in this beautiful area of Jammu and Kashmir. the dirty water has accumulated […]

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Swach Bharat Fails to Clean Ramban Town

Video By: Tahir Mushtaq | Article By: Nusrat Ali Ramban town with a population of 3596 souls is one of the 22 districts of Jammu and Kashmir. The town is located in Chenab valley of Jammu division. The town lacks the facility of urinals and toilets, there are a few toilets in the town which […]

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Frequent Landslides in Hajibal Village Create Fear Among Inhabitants

Video By: Mir Yaseen | Article By: Nusrat Ali Hajibal village located at a distance of 14 kms from Baramula town is surrounded by small hills and forests – the village has been witnessing landslides in a frequent basis and people have been bearing the brunt. The houses could be seen damaged due to landslides. […]

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Unplanned Decision of Authorities Leads to Death of a Young Sole Bread Earner of Ganderbal Family

Video By: Afroza Mahed | Article By: Nusrat Ali Muhammad Irfan Malla, 22 year old person who was married a month ago came under a huge landslide that occurred after a portion of river bank collapsed on 2nd January 2017. Family blames local contractor for de-silting the river Sindh and not taking precautionary measures which […]

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Defunct Irrigation Canal Fails Farmers in Kulgam

Video By: Sajad Shah | Text By: Sajad Rasool With 70% of J&K’s population depending on agriculture for their livelihoods, there has been a rapid increase in constructions over agricultural land. The lack of proper irrigation to the land is one of the reasons. The receding of glaciers and shift in climate has limited the […]

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‘Resolution of Kashmir Issue Must for Tourism Trade to Flourish’

Video and Text by: Sajad Rasool Kashmir has been embroiled in a continued state of unrest since July 8, 2016. The constant state of conflict and curfews since the past four months has affected the tourism industry of Kashmir by almost Rs. 4000 crores. A lonely Shikarawala Abdul Salaam Dar floats on the Dal lake. […]

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Kashmir’s Most Popular Tourist Spot Fast Turning Into A Garbage Dumping Site

In the absence of a proper garbage dumping site, the authorities at one of the most famous health resort, Pahalgam Valley, in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district are now throwing the waste in the gorges of this scenic place. This also posses a serious threat to the ecology of this eco-sensitive area. Despite repeated pleas by […]

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