Tag: Kashmir

Ban on Kashmir Reader – A Kashmiri Journalist’s Perspective

 
/ November 23, 2016

On 2 October, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, the Government of India banned Kashmir Reader, a four-year-old newspaper published from Srinagar. It was accused by the government for publishing content “that could incite violence and disturb public tranquillity”. They were further ordered the printer and publisher to  abstain from printing and...

Ban on Kashmir Reader – A Kashmiri Journalist’s Perspective

 
/ November 23, 2016

On 2 October, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, the Government of India banned Kashmir Reader, a four-year-old newspaper published from Srinagar. It was accused by the government for publishing content “that could incite violence and disturb public tranquillity”. They were further ordered the printer and publisher to  abstain from printing and...

So what If I am a Girl : 8-year-old Kickboxing Champion asks

 
/ October 11, 2016

When Tajamul wanted to take up kickboxing, her father tried to dissuade her telling her it’s a rough sport and she might get hurt. She persisted promising him that she’ll be better than all the boys. At 7 Tajamul fulfilled that promise by becoming the youngest sub-junior national kickboxing champion....

So what If I am a Girl : 8-year-old Kickboxing Champion asks

 
/ October 11, 2016

When Tajamul wanted to take up kickboxing, her father tried to dissuade her telling her it’s a rough sport and she might get hurt. She persisted promising him that she’ll be better than all the boys. At 7 Tajamul fulfilled that promise by becoming the youngest sub-junior national kickboxing champion....

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Education in Conflict: Kashmir’s Community helps Children

 
/ September 8, 2016

On the 50th World Literacy day, Video Volunteers takes you to Srinagar, Kashmir to witness how the local community is supporting its children’s education despite being in a constant state of conflict for the last 60 days. (Know all about Kashmir Unrest here) The valley’s millions of students have been...

Education in Conflict: Kashmir’s Community helps Children

 
/ September 8, 2016

On the 50th World Literacy day, Video Volunteers takes you to Srinagar, Kashmir to witness how the local community is supporting its children’s education despite being in a constant state of conflict for the last 60 days. (Know all about Kashmir Unrest here)  The valley’s millions of students have been...

The day PM Narendra Modi visited Kashmir, a young man was shot in head

 
/ July 14, 2016

It was a hopeful winter day for youth in 2015 in Srinagar, Kashmir as Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India, spoke about the welfare of J&K youth, amidst an ordered shut down. The house of Nazirs was filled with laughter and happiness on that day, while the youngest son...

A Kashmiri mother’s tale of sorrow

 
/ April 12, 2016

Shameena, a Kashmiri mother, spends her days crying silently, longingly gazing at the picture of her smiling son Zubair Ahmed because she will never see him again. Zubair, a child of no more than 14 was killed by the Special Task Force (STF) after a chase in Sopore, Baramullah during...