Contaminated Water Leading to Diseases in Budgam Village

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Nusrat Ali Sonpah village located in Budgam district is facing acute shortage of water for drinking. Despite having a good number of springs available, the authorities have not maintained them and the pipelines which has resulted in contamination of these water bodies. People are forced to take contaminated […]

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Govt Run Orphanage in Kulgam Faces Official Apathy, Lacks Basic Facilities

Video By: Sajad Shah | Article By: Nusrat Ali The Orphanage called as ‘Markazi Falahi Itfaal’ located at Manzgam Noorabad Kulgam operated by Social Welfare Department is in shambles. The Orphanage was setup by the state government way back in 1979 and the building has been constructed in year 2009. A huge structure outside reflects […]

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‘Medical Negligence’ Leads to Death of a Young Mother – Family Seeks Justice

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Article By: Nusrat Ali Shaheena Bano, a 35 year old lady succumbed four days after she delivered her second child at the LD hospital, where she underwent a cesarean on June 2 after her condition had worsened by a shot of blood platelets injected into her hours before the surgery. […]

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Caught in Cross-Fire, Bedridden Altaf Struggles For Life | Reports Rayees

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Article By: Nusrat Ali Altaf Ahmad Zargar was returning to his home village Aglar on 19 June 2017 from Pulwama. At Drabgam village Govt forces had laid seige against militants in this village and Altaf was hit by bullets – He was shifted to SMHS hospital where he had been given […]

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12 YO Orphan Boy, Blinded in One Eye By Pellets.

Video By: Basharat Amin | Article By: Nusrat Ali 12 year old, Imitiaz Ahmad Thokar, an orphan was blinded in one eye when pellets were shot at him by paramilitary forces in Meemandar village of Shopian. It was 27th of May this year when he was hit by pellets in both of his eyes and […]

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Rs 33 a Day – Is That Enough For Survival?

Video By: Sajad Shah | Article By: Nusrat Ali Under Indira Gandhi Old Age Pension Scheme (IGNOAPS) which is a National Social Assistance Programme, every old person (aged 60+) living Below Poverty Line is to be paid Rs 1000 per month which means Rs 33 a day.  The size of elderly population in Jammu and Kashmir is […]

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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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Water Crisis: Residents of Garoora Village in Bandipora Suffer

Video By: Aneesa Hamid | Article By: Nusrat Ali Garoora village is located in Bandipora district with total 537 families residing. This village has population of 3528  as per Population Census 2011. The locals of Garoora Bandipora have to walk miles to fetch water from a spring. The local women face the brunt as the authorities […]

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Government Apathy leads to Spread of Hepatitis-B Virus in Budgam Village

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Nusrat Ali Around 80 people are infected by the Hepatitis B in Aripanthan village of Budgam, located at a distance of around 25 Km from District headquarters. The people in this village have been unaware about this deadly virus for a long time, the virus is spreading rapidly […]

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Leech Therapy Helps Many in Kashmir to Get Rid Of Different Ailments

Video By: Sajad Shah | Article By: Sajad Rasool Leech therapy is a traditional means of treating different ailments. It is a very unique and specialized treatment therapy, dating back to thousands of years, which involves bloodletting by using leeches. It gives miraculous effects on many disorders like, Joint pains, Non healing & infected wounds […]

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