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 […]

Continue reading


Mirzapora Village of Ganderbal has no Power supply since last four months

This village in Ganderbal district has been deprived of the proper power supply since last four months when the transformer developed some technical snag. The 30KVA transformer was unable to bear the load of the area which resulted into a fault. Afterwards, the transformer was repaired several times but it couldn’t work for more than […]

Continue reading


Linemen demand bribe for shifting the electric wire in this Bandipora village

Video By: Aneesa Hamid | Text By Shafat Mir | 19 April 2016 The authorities in this village of Bandipora are unworried about the threat to the lives of these villagers. Around 30 households in this locality are under a severe threat of getting electrocuted as the High Tension wire of 11000 volts passes over […]

Continue reading


Dardsun village in Kupwara receives Electricity after Two Months

Video By Pir Azhar | Text By Shafat Mir | 30 March, 2016 Dardsun village of frontier district Kupwara in Kashmir received the electricity after almost two months. The power supply to this locality was restored after our Kupwara correspondent reported this issue to the authorities and got the problem addressed. Earlier the inhabitants of […]

Continue reading


Power department declines to accept BPL ration cards in Kulgam

Video by  Sajad Shah | Text by Shafat Mir | 17 February 2016 Power development department (PDD) in Kulgam is declining the Below Poverty Line (BPL) ration cards of consumers in villages of Kulgam as the department is billing these consumers for electricity on high tariffs. The poor card holders are charged as per the […]

Continue reading