Reviving the Rabab, a Traditional Instrument from the Kashmir Valley

Video By: Abid Salaam | Article By: Alankrita Anand A group of filmmakers from Kashmir recently paid a musical tribute to popular television series Game of Thrones, also a tribute to Kashmir and its natural beauty. The video, which is being used by the state’s tourism ministry, is making waves across the internet. The six-minute long composition brings […]

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Villagers Move To SHRC- Demand Safe Drinking Water

Video By: Yaseen Mir | Article By: Nusrat Ali In village Mala Buchan, Pattan water supply scheme has been distributed in late 80’s. But since 2012 they do not get safe drinking water and authorities are paying deaf ears to their plea. Official documents reveal that it is not possible to retrieve or repair the […]

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Sheikh Community: The Ugly Reality of Caste Discrimination in Kashmir

Video By: Abid Salaam | Article By: Nusrat Ali The Sheikh colony located in Baramulla is an apt example of discrimination and official apathy. Ishtiyaq Ahmad Sheikh is a local boy of this colony who makes brooms and sells them door to door. Ishtiyaq left his studies after lacking support at school level. He stopped […]

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Abject Poverty Compels Father-Son Duo to Live Unhealthy Life

Video By: Mir Yaseen | Article By: Nusrat Ali   Raju Juneja of Gulistan Bala, Baramulla lives in a one room muddy house with his son, without basic amenities of life. They cook, eat and sleep in that room and also keep their cattle in the same room. Due to unhygienic atmosphere his son remains […]

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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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Creative Learning Method Helping Government School Students to Perform Better

Video By: Mir Yaseen | Article By: Nusrat Ali Pratham (an educational NGO) has introduced learning by doing initiative in the schools and is receiving applauds for it. The way of teaching is creative and fun based. Various teachers and volunteers have been trained in this way of teaching, which students find interesting and playful. […]

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IMPACT: Electricity Transformer Installed in Sikh Community at Baramulla

Video By: Mir Yaseen | Article By: Nusrat Ali Kanispora village located in Baramula district of J&K has been without electricity supply from last three months. As per locals the electricity transformer would often breakdown and was not fixed by the Power department. After making a video report on this issue our community correspondent from […]

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Submerged School Forces Students to Study Under Open Sky

Video By: Aneesa Hamid | Article By: Nusrat Ali The primary school located Ghat-Gopalan Palhalan is submerged in water every year for 8 months as a canal is running through this area. The authorities have never taken initiative to redress this problem. The school is operated in a local persons courtyard. As per Rafiqa Begum, […]

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Frequent Landslides in Hajibal Village Create Fear Among Inhabitants

Video By: Mir Yaseen | Article By: Nusrat Ali Hajibal village located at a distance of 14 kms from Baramula town is surrounded by small hills and forests – the village has been witnessing landslides in a frequent basis and people have been bearing the brunt. The houses could be seen damaged due to landslides. […]

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Gender Matters: Hajibal Village – Where Girls Quit Studies Due to Non Availability of High School

Video By: Abid Salam | Article By: Nusrat Ali In Hajibal village of Baramulla Kashmir (14 Kms from Baramulla), most of the girls quit schooling after studying up to 8th standard at a local Govt school. The village lacks facility of a high school and families don’t allow their girls to travel to other town […]

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