Braving All Odds Nahida Manzoor Becomes The First Kashmiri Woman to Climbs Mount Everest

Nahida Manzoor created history by becoming the first Kashmiri woman to scale the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest. Nahida scaled the summit on 17 April 2019 along with her Sherpa Guide Mr. Nima Kancha. Nahida is a resident of Zewan in Srinagar. Her father is a shopkeeper and mother a house-wife. She belongs to the […]

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Intense Media Censorship Forces a Cartoonist Quit his Job in Kashmir

In May 2019, Suhail H. Naqshbandi quitted his job of a cartoonist in a leading English Newspaper ‘Greater Kashmir’ after he suffered constant censorship. “I started cartooning from the year 1998. My cartoons were published under the title “Inside Out” in the Greater Kashmir newspaper. It was my first editorial cartoon’s title. Then I left […]

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Encroachment of Grazing Land Rampant in Kashmir

Video By: Basharat Amin | Article By: Nusrat Ali Shepherds in Kashmir are struggling to find enough grazing land for their animals because of the encroachment of land by locals. Grazing land which has shrunk in Shopian, Pulwama and Anantnag is adding to the woes of people who have to carry their livestock for grazing. […]

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Water Shortage Across Rural Kashmir Grim

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Article By: Nusrat Ali Kawni Village in district Pulwama is suffering from the unavailability of water in their fields. Irrigation Pump was supposed to be functional by 2018 but till date, the pump is not functional. 100 households have to make ground to nearby Jehlum river for water, or else […]

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A Young Lady Died Hours After Surgery at Hospital, Family Alleges Medical Negligence

Video By: Afroza Mehdi | Article By: Nusrat Ali On 20th July 2018, a lady namely Fareeda Begum, wife of Jalal-ul-din resident of Hilpatti area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district was admitted for operation at Trauma Hospital Kangan for family planning. Family members of the deceased claim that post operation the patient was crying whole […]

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200 People of Krechapathri Detached From Rest of the Kashmir

Video By: Basharat Amin | Article By: Nusrat Ali Krechapathri, A small hamlet in Shopian is far away from basic facilities. The village is located at a distance of 10 Kms from Shopian. A population of around 200 people lacks facilities like safe drinking water, road and bridge. The village road is in a pathetic […]

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Waterhail Degree College- The Unforgettable dream

The residents of Waterhail area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district are aghast over the failure of successive regimes to establish a promised degree college in the area. The Government had announced about Waterhail, Budgam to be allotted a Degree College on 28 February but till date, nothing has been done. Higher education department recently sanctioned […]

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Young Kashmiri on a Mission to Save Lives By Donating Blood

Blood donation is becoming a trend among youth of Kashmir thanks to people like Imran Amin Ellahie and Yasir Rasool. Imran Ellahie has been awarded by Red Cross because of his high frequency of donation and Yasir Rasool has started a venture online as well as offline for the donation of blood. Ehsas.in is an […]

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Driven by Struggle and a Failed marriage: Kashmiri Housewife becomes Mrs. India

Thirty-six-year-old Nusrat Parveen decided to beat all odds and turn her pain into motivation. She has become the first Muslim woman from India and first from Kashmir to bag the prestigious title of Mrs. India International- 2018, held in Malaysia. Nusrat hails from Yaripora Khanpora village of Kulgam district in South Kashmir. A mother of […]

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