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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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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Families in Upper reaches of Baramulla’s Bandi Bala Village Lose Everything To Blaze

Two families living in hilly hamlet of Bandi Bala in Baramulla district lost everything to the blaze last September. The houses were completely gutted in this incident, which consumed the property worth lacs along with the provisions these families had stored for the winters. Some 20 odd members from both the families suffered minor burn […]

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Like South, North of Kashmir too Celebrated Pakistani Independence Day this Year

In north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, several rallies were carried out on the occasion of Independence Day of Pakistan on 14th August. Women, children, men and youth took an equal part in the day long celebrations, as a show of solidarity and love for this Muslim nation. Throughout the day, Pro-Pakistan, Pro-Freedom and Anti-India slogans echoed […]

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North Kashmir’s largest hospital lacks proper equipment and staff

District hospital in Baramulla, which is considered as the largest hospital in North Kashmir, is scarce of doctors, paramedics, and other requisite staff. There is a shortage of proper equipment too. The hospital was upgraded from 50 bedded to 100 bedded but the staff is the same, technically insufficient for the upgraded one. Mir Yaseen […]

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