School in Kaniyari Bandipora Remains Inundated for 8 months a Year-Authorities Turns Mute Spectators

Video By: Aneesa Hamid | Article By: Nusrat Ali Kaniyari village of Bandipora remains submerged in water – every aspect of life remains paralyzed , a village of around 1200 souls lacks basic amenities. Students use boats to cross over to school, putting self to danger. Govt has not paid any attention yet to resolve […]

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Students Packed in Congested and Unsafe Classrooms in Kupwara

Video By: Pir Azhar | Article By: Nusrat Ali Govt middle school Shali Batho Manigah Kupwara is being operated from a rented building with two rooms. All the nine classes are manged to study in these two rooms which not only causes problems to the teachers while teaching but students can’t study properly.  “Six classes […]

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Gender Matters: Hajibal Village – Where Girls Quit Studies Due to Non Availability of High School

Video By: Abid Salam | Article By: Nusrat Ali In Hajibal village of Baramulla Kashmir (14 Kms from Baramulla), most of the girls quit schooling after studying up to 8th standard at a local Govt school. The village lacks facility of a high school and families don’t allow their girls to travel to other town […]

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Sikh Community of Baramula Neglected by Authorities

Video By: Mir Yaseen | Article By : Sajad Rasool Kanispora village located in Baramula district of J&K has been without electricity supply from last three months. The local Sikh community feels they are deliberately being neglected by the Power Development Department. As per locals the electricity transformer would often breakdown and was not fixed […]

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Chatergul Kangan lacks a Road to Development

Video By: Afroza Mahed | Article By: Sajad Rasool In Chatergul Kangan this road is best example of official apathy. The road was taken in hand for construction by PMGSY six years back but since then nothing has happened, the locals suffer immensely and transporters face issues often. The patients can’t be taken to hospital […]

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Meter Down: Srinagar Auto-Drivers Charge at Will

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Text By: Sajad Rasool ‘for the benefit of the public it would be great if meters are installed on these auto-rickshaws, these auto drivers charge as per their will’ says a commuter. Auto Rickshaws are often considered to be the fastest means of commuting in the Srinagar. But, these auto […]

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Defunct Irrigation Canal Fails Farmers in Kulgam

Video By: Sajad Shah | Text By: Sajad Rasool With 70% of J&K’s population depending on agriculture for their livelihoods, there has been a rapid increase in constructions over agricultural land. The lack of proper irrigation to the land is one of the reasons. The receding of glaciers and shift in climate has limited the […]

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Like Khushboo Thousands of Kashmiri Kids See Their Schools Reduced to Ashes, Helplessly

Khushboo, a 9th class student, from village Thuru of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district, is unable to attend her classes in the nearby Government school.  The school building was burnt down by some unknown people in September during the Kashmir unrest. More than 30 schools have been mysteriously torched during the current cycle of violence across […]

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IMPACT: Bandipora Residents Provided Flood Relief – Aneesa Reports

The flood affected of Kawapora village in Bandipora district were paid insufficient compensations by the authorities previously. The village was severely hit during the September 2014 floods. Our correspondent, Aneesa Hamid, went to meet and apprise the concerned authorities about this issue and got the funds released for these flood sufferers.

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Kashmir’s Most Popular Tourist Spot Fast Turning Into A Garbage Dumping Site

In the absence of a proper garbage dumping site, the authorities at one of the most famous health resort, Pahalgam Valley, in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district are now throwing the waste in the gorges of this scenic place. This also posses a serious threat to the ecology of this eco-sensitive area. Despite repeated pleas by […]

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