Only Park in Kupwara in Shambles- Authorities in Slumber

Video By: Pir Azhar | Article By: Nusrat Ali In Kupwara town the only public park constructed by Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department under Lolab-Bangus-Drungyari Devlopment Authority (LBDDA) in 2010 is in shambles. 20 lakh has been spent for the construction of the park which is encroached by general public. There is nothing done for […]

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Braid chopping: Which Kept Kashmir and Administration on Tenterhooks for 2 Months

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Article By: Nusrat Ali More than 100 braids have been chopped across the Kashmir valley in last two months and the victims have been found unconscious later at the crime scene and different narratives have come up regarding the reason and people behind it, thus increasing the mystery. Recently after […]

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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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17 Year Old Boy Invented Tree-Branch Cutter Machine

Video By: Pir Azhar | Article By: Nusrat Ali Shakir Ahmad Ganie, a 17 year old boy of Kralgund Handwara had invented tree branch cutter machine. He has made it without external help. His motive for innovating this machine was to make branch cutting easy. He desires to make it at big level but he […]

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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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Broken Lanes of Shopian Town, Authorities in Slumber

Video By: Basharat Amin | Article By: Nusrat Ali Gadh Mohalla, Shopian having nearly 150 Households suffers due to mismanaged lane. Whenever it rains, the lane is inundated and due to it lawns of residents also get inundated. Locals have also reached to Authorities but they are paying less attention towards their plea. “The lane […]

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Abhinanda Home: Kashmir’s Oldest School for Special Children in Shambles

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Article By: Nusrat Ali Kashmir’s oldest school for deaf, dumb and blind students-Abhinanda Home-   was established in 1941. The institute has been imparting education to specially-abled children for decades now. Located on the roadside in Srinagar’s Rambagh area, the Abhinanda Home has two buildings and a spacious lawn. It […]

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Kalai: A Historical Kashmiri Monument Carves For Attention

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Article By: Nusrat Ali Located on the outer boundaries of “Sheher-e-Khaas”, the old city of Srinagar, the “Hariparbat Fort” and Kalai are two important marks of Kashmir’s rich heritage. Kalai is the outer boundary wall of the fort and has several entry points that lead to the Hariparbat Fort which […]

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Meet Kashmir’s ‘Bacche Koutt’ – ‘Dancing Man’ who Dresses Like Women and Performs

Video By: Abid Salam | Article By: Nusrat Ali A ‘Bacche koutt’ Mohamad Ashraf father of five children is still trying to keep the age old tradition of singing and dancing alive in Baramulla, despite facing harsh criticism. For doing this dance especially in wedding parties, Ashraf wears women attire. He still has enthusiasm to […]

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