Kashmir

Displaced during 1965 Indo-Pak war, inhabitants of this Kupwara village fear for their future

 
/ June 1, 2022

Doban is a backward area, 40 kilometres from district headquarters, situated in Lolab Valley. They do not have any hospitals or schools here and hardly any other source of livelihood than rearing cattle.

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Lack of Bridge Costs Life Of A Young Man In Shopian

 
/ April 7, 2022

The above video is from Shopian, about the death of a 26 year old youth, drowned in the river while carrying Rice and Corn on his back, is heartbreaking.

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A Peek Into the Life and Culture of Kashmir’s Gurez Valley

 
/ July 24, 2020

If Jammu and Kashmir is remote and disconnected, wait till you read about Kashmir's Gurez valley.

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Khatamband: The Art of Intricately Carved Ceilings in Kashmir

 
/ September 11, 2017

Once in decline, this ancient art form, adapted centuries ago from Persia is seeing a revival in the valley.

The Power Injustice Faced by Kashmiris

 
/ August 3, 2017

Adding to the major deficit of electricity in the valley, massive corruption further deprives those most in need of accessing electricity, particularly in rural Kashmir.

“Without Education our Revolution will Lose its Way”: Kashmir’s Youth Recall Curfew Schools

 
/ May 1, 2017

Almost a year ago, the five-month-long Kashmir Unrest had forced schools to shut down due to the constant curfews and unrest, leaving school going children high and dry. Until Kashmir’s youth joined forces.

Tied to an Army Jeep: A Kashmiri Voter’s Tryst with Democracy

 
/ April 23, 2017

While solidarity pours in for the Army, how is Farooq Ahmad Dar coping with the trauma of being used as a human shield?