Tag: Jammu-Kashmir

Kashmir floods aftermath: Zaalapora, Bandipora, J&K

/ December 11, 2014

This is the Zaalapora area in district Bandipora. A house to 350 families and more, Zalapora lies isolated since September 9. The 91 meter road that linked Zaalapora to the larger villages was washed away when the water from Nala Ferozpora and Hokarsar breached the Zaalapora bandh(Dam). Since then the...

Update from Nowgam, Bandipora, J&K

/ December 11, 2014

The water supply and electric supply has been restored to a large extent. However the compensation issue has still not been addressed by the Government. Although RTI applications have been filed by people in the concerned departments, but they are yet to receive any reply from them. Community Correspondent Taha Mirani...

Construction Empties Kashmir’s Rice Bowl

/ December 15, 2011

Kulgam district in Jammu & Kashmir loses its rice sfields.

Library But No Readers

/ August 8, 2011

The public library of Shopian District, Jammu & Kashmir, is almost deserted.

“It Would Have Lit Up Our Lives”

/ August 1, 2011

In Kashmir, micro hydel power projects constructed under an army funded scheme are mostly non functional.

Trees and Men Fall in Kashmir

/ July 15, 2011

Timber Smuggling threatens Kashmiri forests and the lives of those who protect them.

Kashmiri Carpets Near Extinction

/ May 17, 2011

Due to low profits, Kashmiri craftsmen are slowly abandoning carpet weaving.