Haleema Qadri – An Illiterate Kashmiri Female Poet of Budgam

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Nusrat Ali Haleema Qadri is a 43 year old woman from central Kashmir’s Budgam district. She has never gone to school, never held a pen but has come up with her fine collection of Kashmiri poetry. She was born in a poor family of Sugin village in Khag […]

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Fighting Cancer and Stereotypes Bilquees Khan Takes Up a Beautiful Challenge

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Artcile By: Nusrat Ali Bilquees Ara Khan, a cancer patient set up a parlor in 1998 in Anantnag town when insurgency in Kashmir was on its peak. Despite the fact she received many life threats to shut down the business, she continued with her passion. Post her breast cancer she […]

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Meet Mehwish A Rare Female Entrepreneur of Kashmir

Video By: Nadiya Shafi Article By: Nusrat Ali Mehvish Mehraj Zargar, a 25 Years old young girl started “Me N U” cafe in Bemina and Munawarabad areas of Srinagar. Belonging from Lalbazar area of Srinagar, Mehvish, a law graduate student decided to open the café with her business partner Yasir Altaf to support her mother […]

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Nahida and Roanak – Two Sisters Excelling in Extraordinary Fields

Video By: Rayees Ahmad Article By: Nusrat Ali Two sisters, named Nahida Manzoor 23 and Roanak Manzoor 20 of Zewan Srinagar are  mountaineer and Martial Art champion respectively. Both the sisters have started following their dream sport since their childhood and their parents have been very supportive and allowed them to follow their dream . […]

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Rahila, a Professional Computer Programmer and a Born Artist

Video By: Nadiya Shafi Article By: Nusrat Ali Rahila Yaseen, 27, is a born Artist. Rahila, a Srinagar based girl, and elder child of her parents has completed her education in Computer Application. Being busy with her studies, her talent was hidden for a long time but during 2016 turmoil when whole Kashmir was caged […]

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Inspired by her struggle with depression, Bijbehara girl pens ‘Finding the lost you’

Video By: Basharat Amin Article By: Nusrat Ali Insha Khawaja, a 20 year old girl, an engineering student hailing from South Kashmiri’s Bijbihara township of Anantnag has already penned her first book, ‘Finding the Lost You’. The non-fiction book authored by Insha conveys a general message of inspiration to those who are suffering from depression […]

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Water Crisis in Ogabal Kupwara

Video By: Pir Azhar Article By: Nusrat Ali Ogbal village having population of 900 souls is facing water crisis. The village is only 9 Km away from district headquarter Kupwara. This village is surrounded by forests and only source of water lies in forest also. In year 2012 administration provided a water supply scheme for […]

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Nida Ramzan, an IT Professional Doing Wonders in Bakery

Video by: Aforza Mahed | Article by: Nusrat Ali Nida Ramzan, from Ashtingoo village of Bandipora Kashmir, has opened an ‘all women bakery shop’. This is first such initiative where a lady has opened a bakery unit and several other women work there as well. Nida, has done MSc in IT. After completing her degree, she […]

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Pakistani Woman, Married then Abused by her Kashmiri Husband – Watch full Story

Video By: Nadiya Shafi Article By: Sajad Rasool In May 2016 Nadiya Shafi our Community Correspondent got a call from Kamla Bhasin, an Indian women rights activist. This phone call was about a woman from Karachi who had abandoned her family and married a Kashmiri man who she had met on Orkut, a social media […]

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Justice Elusive when ‘Security Forces’ are Involved

Video By: Basharat Amin | Article By: Shreya Kalra Nine years ago in Jammu & Kashmir’s Shopian, two women from the same family were raped and murdered. There has been no justice since, and that is what they say is justice denied. In India, one judge approximately serves 73,000 people. As of February 19, 2016, […]

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