Wazul Kulnar Tral – A Village With No Water, No Roads, No Schools and No Electricity

Video By: Rayees Ahmad Article By: Nusrat Ali Wazul Kulnar, also known Wazul Kulnaad a remote village in Tral of Pulwama District lacks all basic facilities like water, road, school and electricity. The village is about 15 kms from Tral town but due to govt negligence the village with around 30 households is still without […]

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The Bijbehara Massacre – Narrated by Survivors

Video By: Rayees Ahmed Article By: Sajad Rasool On 22nd October 1993, 43 civilians were shot dead by Indian forces (Border Security Forces) in Bijbehara town of Kashmir. After the Friday prayers, people took to the streets to protest the continued siege of Hazratbal shrine Srinagar which was led by Indian forces. The shrine was […]

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Poor Family Await Benefits From State Marriage Assistance Scheme

Video By: Basharat Amin | Article By: Nusrat Ali In December 2015, State Marriage Assistance Scheme (SMAS) was introduced by the government to support the marriage of unmarried identified girls of the State living below the poverty line who may not find themselves in a position to marry due to financial constraint. Under this scheme, […]

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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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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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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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Ticking Bomb in The Vicinity of Ramban Village- Is Anybody Listening?

Video by: Rabiya Shafiq and Tahir Mushtaq Article by: Nusrat Ali A store of explosive material has been set up by the highway construction agency at Harrogh village in Ramban with 250 households. The Hindustan Construction Company has set up this store, the Gammon India has created this space for storing the explosives and the […]

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