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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Kupwara Government School Lacks Basic Amenities – Students Suffer

Video By: Pir Azhar | Article By: Nusrat Ali With 150 students in a Govt middle school at Dudwan village of Kupwara, the things are bad, school building is in bad shape and students lack basic amenities like sanitation, toilets and have very tight space. In 2007 construction of 3 room building was started but […]

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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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“I Spend Most of My time Fetching Water”, Tawheeda: a Female Student

Video By: Pir Azhar | Article By: Nusrat Ali Hampora village of Kupwara lacks safe drinking water facility – people use ground water for day to day use, but health department has declared the water to be unsafe for drinking. The village has a population of 1200 souls. The pipelines installed have decomposed and unable […]

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Students Packed in Congested and Unsafe Classrooms in Kupwara

Video By: Pir Azhar | Article By: Nusrat Ali Govt middle school Shali Batho Manigah Kupwara is being operated from a rented building with two rooms. All the nine classes are manged to study in these two rooms which not only causes problems to the teachers while teaching but students can’t study properly.  “Six classes […]

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Parveena Akhter, a Female Pellet Victim Narrates her Story

Video BY: Tabassum Khanam | Article BY: Nusrat Ali In Awoora village of Kupwara Parveena Akhtar, 18 years old was hit by a pellet on 10 August 2016 during mass uprising. She received pellets in both of her eyes. In her left there is a pellet fire still into it, Doctors are advising not to […]

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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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A young boy who invented Fuel Less Generator lacks support

Video By: Azharuddin Pir | Article By: Nusrat Ali   A 15 year old boy, Abrar Ajaz Wani from Sogam Kupwara is a budding inventor. Till now he has made two inventions. He has developed a keyboard for blind people. And is also inventor of Auto-electricity generator. The generator that he has developed runs without fuel. […]

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2016’s Last Funeral – the Killing of a Kashmiri Policeman

Video By: Abid Salam | Text By: Sajad Rasool Abdul Karim a 40 year old police constable from Mawar area of Handwara was shot dead on 31st December 2016 by unknown gunmen. Karim was on his duty when he was fired upon. A huge number of local people attended his funeral. “this is an act […]

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