Tag: Jammu and Kashmir

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A Kashmiri Doctor Paints on Chinar Leaves to Beat COVID-19 Stress

 
/ September 21, 2020

A MBBS student from Kashmir, stressed by exams and the pandemic, uses art to unwind.

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Illegal Sand Mining on RambiAra River in South Kashmir Goes on Unchecked

 
/ August 14, 2020

Illegal sand-mining in a tributary of Jhelum poses long term threat not just for the environment but for south Kashmir's sustainability.

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IMPACT | VV Correspondent Ensures Biometric Scan Suspension for Ration Disbursement in Kashmir

 
/ July 29, 2020

Locals from Kupwara, Jammu and Kashmir were forced to scan their fingerprints for ration despite a suspension order from the government.

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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.

Hit By Dual Lockdowns, Kashmiri Hawkers In A State of Crisis

 
/ June 11, 2020

India’s Kashmir valley has been in a state of lockdown, much before the COVID-19 imposed lockdown in the rest of India, since August 5, 2019. It has hit street vendors, hawkers and daily wagers the hardest. 27 year old Suhail Ahmad, a resident of Shopian used to sell different commodities...

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Enforced Disappearances: The Fight for Justice

 
/ February 1, 2019

Twenty two years on, two Kashmiri continue their search for their missing sons.

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Government Evicts Nomadic Communities in Jammu Without Notice or Rehabilitation

 
/ October 8, 2018

The Forest Right Act does not apply to Jammu & Kashmir, making nomadic communities in the state vulnerable to alienation, eviction and violence.

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In Poonch, the Lack of a Road Hampers Education

 
/ September 26, 2018

Governments come and governments go, but in half a century, none has built a road to this government higher secondary school in Poonch.