2014 Kashmir Floods: Of Broken Promises and Unpaid Compensation

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Article By: Nusrat Ali In September 2014, floods struck Kashmir valley which resulted in heavy damages to property and business. 80,000 people were badly suffered who lost their homes and business. Floods caused an immediate loss of Rs. 5,400-5,700 crore to the state’s economy. There are 80 shopkeepers in Malangpora […]

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Demanding Regularization-JKSPDC Daily Wagers on Indefinite Strike

Video By: Afroza Mahed | Article By: Nusrat Ali JKSPDC (Jammu and Kashmir state power development corporation) daily wagers and casual employees are in protest against the state and have been asking the department to regularize them. One of such employee is Fayaz Ahmed whose left arm was injured during work. Employees blame govt of […]

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Seth Rafi, A Renowned Artist – Living a Paralyzed Life

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Article By : Nusrat Ali Seth Rafi is a household name in Kashmir’s cinema. He is an actor who has worked in dozens of Kashmiri comedy serials and written scripts, he is also a director and writer. His acting would make thousands of Kashmiris nostalgic. He would act and people […]

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Apple Growers of the Kashmir Valley Aggrieved Over Low Market Rate of Apples

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Article By: Nusrat Ali Jammu and Kashmir is the largest apple producing State in India at 11.2 metric tonnes, which accounts for 71% of national production. But Valley fruit growers are facing huge losses with its low rate in Indian markets and with hike in inputs used and carriage taking […]

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Negligence of Power Department leads to Death of Mushtaq Ahmad, a Laborer

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Article By: Nusrat Ali Mushtaq Ahmad Bhat, son of Abdul Khaliq Bhat, a resident of Goripora Rainawari, tragically died of an electric shock on 5th March 2017 while he was repairing a wire  atop an electric pole in Badshah Chowk, Srinagar when current was switched on suddenly at the sub-station […]

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Government is Killing Creativity – Kashmir’s Young Scientist Lacks Support

Video By: Sajad Shah |Article By: Sajad Rasool Mohammad Touseef Thokar a 10th class student of Govt Higher Secondary School Nihama Kulgam received National IGNITE Award in 2015. Touseef came up with an idea “Pebble indicating system for cooking vessel”. Touseef hails from remote Kashmiri village Bagbal Khuri Batpora of Kulgam district. He was awarded […]

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Kashmir Unrest: This is What Transporters and Street Vendors say About ‘Hartal’ Politics

Video By: Sadaf Khursheed | Text By: Sajad Rasool The shutdowns and protests during 2016 Kashmir unrest which erupted after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander, Burhan Wani in an encounter badly hit the local economy. Our Community Correspondent from Sopore, Sadaf Khursheed talked to some local transporters and street vendors and here is what […]

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2016’s Last Funeral – the Killing of a Kashmiri Policeman

Video By: Abid Salam | Text By: Sajad Rasool Abdul Karim a 40 year old police constable from Mawar area of Handwara was shot dead on 31st December 2016 by unknown gunmen. Karim was on his duty when he was fired upon. A huge number of local people attended his funeral. “this is an act […]

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