Jammu and Kashmir Lakes on Brink of Extinction

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Article By: Grace Jolliffe Gil sar and Kushalsar lakes in Srinagar are on the edge of extinction due to encroachment and the siltation and the authorities have turned a deaf ear to the issue. The rapidly increasing water pollution is pushing all major lakes to the verge of extinction in Jammu and Kashmir. Disposal […]

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Forgotten Village of Kupwara

Video By: Pir Azhar | Article By: Nusrat Ali The remote villages of Jammu and Kashmir are deprived of all the basic facilities and Sheikh Mohalla, Kralgund is one among them. This village is only 1 km away from Tehsil Qaziabad, Kupwara. Everybody here faces one problem or the other; water, the absence of electricity, […]

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IMPACT: Sonpah Village Gets New Pipelines and Access to Safe Drinking Water

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

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Decades Old Eco-Friendly Flour Mills in Budgam

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Nusrat Ali A water mill is a mill that uses hydro-power. It is a structure that uses a water wheel or water turbine to drive a mechanical process such as milling (grinding), rolling or hammering. Such processes are needed in the production of many material goods, including flour, lumber, paper textiles and many metal products. […]

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Ramayan in Kashmiri Folklore

Video By: Pir Azhar Article By: Nusrat Ali There is a place in Kupwara of Kashmir that has spots named after the characters from Valmiki’s Ramayan. Our Community Corespondent went to this historical yet undiscovered Sita Sari, religious tourist spot at Farkin and bring out this unheard story. Farkin, a village in Kupwara is 25 […]

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Kupwara ‘Irrigation Storage Reservoir’ Encroached by Locals – Administration in Slumber

Video By: Pir Azhar Article By: Nusrat Ali In village Singdona Kupwara an ‘Irrigation Storage Reservoir’ was constructed by Irrigation department in the village some 50 years back. The reservoir was constructed on 24 kanal land in order to irrigate 102 Kanals of agricultural land. So far the department has done nothing for its maintenance […]

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Water Crisis in Ogabal Kupwara

Video By: Pir Azhar Article By: Nusrat Ali Ogbal village having population of 900 souls is facing water crisis. The village is only 9 Km away from district headquarter Kupwara. This village is surrounded by forests and only source of water lies in forest also. In year 2012 administration provided a water supply scheme for […]

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Wazul Kulnar Tral – A Village With No Water, No Roads, No Schools and No Electricity

Video By: Rayees Ahmad Article By: Nusrat Ali Wazul Kulnar, also known Wazul Kulnaad a remote village in Tral of Pulwama District lacks all basic facilities like water, road, school and electricity. The village is about 15 kms from Tral town but due to govt negligence the village with around 30 households is still without […]

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Health And Environment Both at Stake: Municipal Committee Dumps Waste on Bank of ‘Ferozpur Nallah’

Video By: Rafiqa Bano  | Article By: Nusrat Ali The Municipal Committee Magam is dumping solid waste on the banks of a major stream in the town. The Ferozpur Nallah, which provides water to scores of villages, is facing serious threat from the waste dumped on its banks. Residents said that the authorities instead of […]

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Pulwama Village Battling Water Crisis For Past Three Decades

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Artcile By: Nusrat Ali Residents of Dadoora, Pulwama are facing water crisis from last 3 decades. Water crisis in village made its residents to dug wells on their own expenses. A family has sold 3 sheep to solve the water problem. The entire village has only 2 working tube wells […]

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