Monday, November 19, 2018


Srinagar’s dying water bodies – Dal Lake

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Among many water bodies in Srinagar - the capital city of Jammu and Kashmir, Dal Lake has been a popular destination. But over the years, the lake has shrunk and has been massively polluted. Story by Asif Hamid Sheikh | Edited by Sarwat Javaid

Wahraat: A women’s collective for entrepreneurship

Poash is a start-up run by Bisma Wali and Uzma Matoo that aims to connect and encourage independent women entrepreneurs in Kashmir. The organisation was established in April 2018 with the commencement of Kashmir’s first gathering of female entrepreneurs. They were back with a...

Mother of three children burnt to death

A mother of three children, 31-year-old, Rehana Gulzar, died after she was allegedly burnt by her in-laws in Ahamsharief village of North Kashmir's district Bandipora. Watch her brother narrating full incident, story by Sanna Irshad Mattoo

Civilian killed in Pulwama, thousands attend funeral

A civilian was killed after a brief gun battle between militants and government forces at Kakapora in Pulwama, on late Sunday night. Army officials said that suspected militants opened fire upon army’s 50 RR camp at Kakapora. The fire was retaliated by Army triggering off...

Why 27 October is “Black Day” in Kashmir?

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On 27 October 1947, Indian troops officially landed in Kashmir and the then Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru, had promised the move is temporary. But here is why the day is observed as "Black Day" every year in Kashmir. Produced by Sanna Irshad Mattoo |...

Recitation of ‘Ha Gulo’ – a poem by Mahjoor

A beautiful recitation of Ghulam Ahmad Mahjoor's poem - Ha Gulo, both in original Kashmiri and also translated in English. Recited and video by Kashmir and Me.

Manan Wani’s father speaks about his son

Manan Wani, a scholar at Aligarh Muslim University, had joined militant ranks in January 2018. The Kashmir Walla spoke to his father at his residence in Tikipora, Kupwara on Thursday night, who says, "We will mourn for four days for the scholar we lost, but...

Footage of Grenade blast in Srinagar on Saturday

In a series of grenade attacks on Saturday, one blast was at Budshah Bridge in Srinagar on a paramilitary forces' party. This is a footage of the blast.

In Kashmir, a family is waiting to see their dead militant brother

On 21 September 2018, five militants were killed in Bandipora district of North Kashmir. A family from Pulwama says one of the killed is their brother and is waiting for his body to be handed over to them. The authorities haven't paid heed to...

Thousands attend funeral, militants offer gun salute

Thousands of people Saturday participated in the funeral prayers of five slain militants who were killed during an encounter with government forces in south Kashmir’s Shopian district. According to reports multiple funerals were offered to the slain militants as atmosphere reverberated with pro-freedom and pro-Pakistan...