For 10 Long Years, School Authority Denied Compensation to Landowner

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Nusrat Ali Budgam: In Village Navagam Khag, the Government Boys Middle school is running on Abdul Aziz’s 2 Kanal land. Abdul Aziz, an octogenarian, is a local resident of the village. As per the family of Abdul Aziz, they are directed by the school authority to clean as […]

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Jammu and Kashmir Lakes on Brink of Extinction

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Article By: Grace Jolliffe Gil sar and Kushalsar lakes in Srinagar are on the edge of extinction due to encroachment and the siltation and the authorities have turned a deaf ear to the issue. The rapidly increasing water pollution is pushing all major lakes to the verge of extinction in Jammu and Kashmir. Disposal […]

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Trade and Agriculture Cripples as Ban on Highway Enters 2nd Month

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Article By: Nusrat Ali Due to highway ban introduced by State on Sunday and Wednesday of every week, effective from 3rd April, fruit growers have to suffer as their fruit produce can’t be transported on time. Banning of traffic for two days on Srinagar-Jammu from Uri to Udhampur (301.5 kilometers), […]

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After 29 Years Kashmiri Pandit Returned to His Homeland to Begin Anew

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Article By: Nusrat Ali Roshan Lal Mawa, 74, was forced to migrate to Delhi from Kashmir, in October 1990, when he was shot at by unknown gunmen (alleged militants) outside his shop at the Gada Kocha area of the Zaina Kadal market. He suffered four bullet wounds – three in […]

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Specially-Abled Student: Denied the Right to Education

A govt primary school established at Shadimarg Pulwama, in 1974 with 5 room building is defunct from last 5 years. The number of students at the school got less with the course of time prompting authorities to shut it down. when the school was closed the roll of the school was 10 students and was […]

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Budgam Brick-Kilns a Threat to Environment and Human Life

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Sajad Rasool According to the official data, 66% of the brick kilns are located in Budgam district. Most of these kilns operate without Govt license and play a significant role in increasing the carbon footprint. The locals at several places have been voicing their concern about this matter […]

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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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This is What a Gun-battle leaves Behind in Kashmir

Video By: Basharat Amin | Article By: Nusrat Ali In the reportage and commentary on the violence that has roiled Kashmir since Burhan Wani’s killing in July 2016, one aspect has attracted relatively little attention: the wanton destruction of property by government forces. The forces almost always blow up or burn down any house they […]

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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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