Kashmir Uprising 1931 Fallout – Narrative of Eyewitnesses from Pulwama

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Article By Nusrat Ali Our Community Correspondent, Rayees Sofi interviews eyewitnesses of ‘Pulwama Martyrs’ day that took place on 23rd September 1931, two months after the popular Martyrs’ Day – 13 July 1931 – the day when Maharaja’s forces shot dead over 20 people outside Srinagar Central Jail. This is […]

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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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Government School in Shopian Struggles With Poor Infrastructure

Video By: Basharat Amin Article By: Nusrat Ali High School of Zampathri Keller village of Shopian lacks basic facilities like library, laboratory, accommodation, washrooms and specific subject teachers. The government has constructed a building in 2013 but it was neither taken over nor hand over to school authorities. The building is used by locals for […]

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Dilapidated School Building Poses Threat to Students’ Lives in Abhama

Video By: Rayees Ahmad Article By: Nusrat Ali A high school at Abhama village of Pulwama is based in an unsafe building. More than 300 students come to this school everyday for education and live under constant threat of life. Teachers have been writing to the authorities time and again reminding them of the unsafe […]

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One Year On – This Kashmiri Man Still Remains ‘Disappeared’

Video By: Pir Azhar | Article By: Nusrat Ali One year  back when world was observing International Day of Disappeared , the next day in Kashmir two young men, Manzoor Ahmad Khan and Nasrullah Ahmad Khan, both from Kakad Pati in Devar, Kupwara allegedly disappeared into an Army camp in the hills as per their […]

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Kashmiri Youth In Tourist Town Tackle Waste

Video By : Rayees Ahmad Article By: Shreya Kalra A progressive society is the culmination of constant hard work both by the government and civil society. Society cannot arrive at progressive central – it is an eternal journey, and just like human beings, societies, too, are an always work in progress. An incidentally ubiquitous feature […]

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For 20 Years Pulwama Family Waits for Compassionate Appointment Under SRO 43

Video By: Rayees Ahmad  |  Article By: Nusrat Ali Ab Gani Mugloo a govt employee in food and supplies department died while he was on duty in 1988 and since then his wife and son have been struggling to get the benefits which they deserve under SRO 43/211 of J&K Govt. According to this SRO, […]

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Woman Deprived of Old Age Pension in Kathua

Video By: Shin Niraz  | Article By: Nusrat Ali Geeto Devi, 68 year old woman from Thakur Pur Grore (Sherpur) Kathua is not provided old age pension fund by the social welfare department. Geeto had submitted her application form 4 years back and could not afford to go to the office of the department usually. […]

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