"I Could not Find the Way to Home, I Do not Recognize the Streets," Doda's Goni After 25 Years Of Imprisonment

July 26 Mubashir Naik "Who will return all these 25 years i have spent in jail despite being innocent?" Abdul Gani Goni who is now 57 years old asks while looking at the daughter of his sister. "When i was arrested, we were finalizing…

Adnan Killed in Sopore Encounter had Joined Militancy a Month Ago

July 17 Shabir Khan Adnan Ahmed Channa who had joined Militancy less than a month ago has been killed in the encounter that raged in the Gund Brath area of Sopore in North kashmir's Baramulla District. After an hour of gunfight, one…

"My Legs Bleed as i Walk, but i have to Feed my Family"- Disabled Nisar Seeks Attention of Social Welfare Dept.

July 14 Peer Imtiyaz A 17 year old specially-abled person namely Nisar Ahmad Khan, tailor by profession resident of Vaal Nagbal area of Hapatnad in Anantnag district has submitted his application thrice in Social Welfare Office in Islamabad…

"You must stand on your legs and Fight Against Oppression"- Remembering 13 July 1931

July 13 Sajad Shaukat The Martyrs’ Day, known as Youme Shuhada-e-Kashmir is observed on July 13 every year on both sides of the Line of Control and all over the world by the Kashmiris to pay homage to 22 Kashmiris who were martyred in…

"Drug Addicts Do not Get Old Because They Die Young"- This School Wants to Fight Growing Drug Menace in Kashmir

July 11 Aakif Dar Various Schools in Islamabad (Anantnag) township on Thursday marched on the streets of Islamabad (anantnag) township demanding an end to the growing drug menace in Kashmir. [metaslider id=1801] Students in hundreds…

"85% youths between the ages of 18-24 have become addicted to drugs"- Let us Launch a War Against Drugs

July 06 Obaid Syeed  Every morning at Sher-e-Kashmir sports complex, as darkness fades and the Sun rises, young Kashmiris display an immense flow of energy playing Cricket, Badminton, Football, and other sports. For these young players,…
Kashmiri Pandit

At 51, Kashmiri Pandit Left by Family in 90s Lives to see his Family Return 'Home'

July 02 Sameer Kashmiri The winter of 1990 and the Pandit departure from the Kashmir valley is one of grimmest chapters of Kashmir’s history. For Manoj Kumar Pandita, the day means a wait that has never ended since and reminds him of…

Syed Sehrish- Changing the Way Girls Look at Menstruation

July 02 Raahie Ali Syed Sehrish Asghar, a 2013 Batch KAS officer, who is currently posted as the Deputy commissioner of Budgam District is changing the way young girls looked at Menstruation. [metaslider id=1801] In nearly 1200 schools…
Kashmir Barbers

Local Barbers Loosing Jobs as Non Locals Continue to Sneak to All Modes of Employment

July 02 Mir Musavir Abdul Rehman Hajam runs a barber shop in the heart of Islamabad township in South Kashmir, arguably he is one of the oldest persons in the profession. “52 years”, he says. A day ahead of Eid ul Fitr, I set off to…

Off-Roaders for Humanity- These Five Boys Trekked in 2010 to Escape Curfew, Now it is Their Passion

June 25 Atta ul Munim Zahid  History has told us that things are not always planned. Sometimes a contingency or chance happening makes one embark upon someone which they cherish and follow the whole life. Sometimes the circumstances and…