Frontline Innovator

As Covid-19 spread and the government locked Kashmir down, Farooz Ahmad devoted his time to make face shields for the doctors and other frontline workers to enable them to protect themselves against the contagion,...

A Leading Lady

As the worst affected area grapples with the pandemic, a lone woman is out on the streets helping the poor and needy, reports Saima Bhat Declared as a Coronavirus hotspot, Hajin belt is now a no...

Shielding Doctors

As the virus jammed Wuhan in China and triggered a global appetite for personal protection equipment (PPE), a young innovator in Srinagar decided to jump into the ring. Finally, he has produced a low-cost...
Mother Initiative Shafakat was moved to start a school for special children in Shehr-e-Khas by the plight of her autistic child, reports Umar Mukhtar

Mother Initiative

Shafakat was moved to start a school for special children in Shehr-e-Khas by the plight of her autistic child, reports Umar Mukhtar Shafakat, 42, sits in her office and monitors the activities of children sitting...

A Dream Painter

A Kashmiri family adopted an abandoned minor girl in Bangalore and brought her up for two decades. Now, restricted to a hospital bed for two years, the 35 years old destitute is painting her...

Saving Boukvat

Some doctors have joined hands to help the chronic kidney patients from the weaker sections and the effort is a success, reports Aaqib Hyder When Muzaffar Maqsood Wani, a consultant nephrologist flew home from his...

Crocheting Lives

It took her 16 years to encourage her husband to earn for the family. The failure has led her to separate and to further decide the management of better lives for her four children....
Muzaffar Ahmed Khan (KL Image by Shah Hilal)

The Chowkidar

Umar Khurshid tells the story of a specially abled man, who after guarding a hospital for a decade is now face to face with livelihood crisis Muzaffar Ahmed Khan, 27, a specially-abled man, of Nadoora...
Arshad Ahmad Wani (KL Image: Bilal Bahadur)

Unconventional Carpentry

Umar Mukhtar tells the remarkable story of a carpenter who, after an accident, remained limited to his wheelchair for three years and then decided to fight back and now he is an employer At the peak...
Ishrat Rashid (KL Image by Bilal Bahadur)

Not In Ishrat

Six years ago, a tenth standard girl felt threatened in a situation and jumped from the first storey of her home in north Kashmir, breaking her spinal cord. After staying bedridden, she finally decided...
Dr Mudasir Aziz at a would be bride’s house.

Helping Brides

At the peak of Kashmir’s fat marriage season, a group of concerned women started thinking about the would-be brides lacking even the basics for the ceremony. Shams Irfan met their leader, a clinical psychologist,...
Nisar Ahmad Phamad - Painful Walk

Painful Walk

A young boy who was inflicted by polio in his childhood could not bear the economic crisis of his ailing parents. The specially-abled drags himself to a distance of 5 km in the most...
Farzana in AV lab at Modern School Solina.

A Selfless Guide

In 2008, a young lady was hired on contract to teach specially abled kids in the city school. A year later, the authorities felt compelled to take her on rolls after she did what...
Panin-Fiker-women-gathering

Unconventional Healer

A young lady doctor found a peculiar crisis among the city girls; they lacked access to better personal management during the specific days of their lives. She investigated the causes and came with a...
Bilkees Khan (KL Image)

Not A Glossy Life

At 17, circumstances forced Bilkees Khan to open a female exclusive shop. Gradually it upgraded into a beauty parlour, a South Kashmir first. As life seemed set, Bilkees was diagnosed with cancer. This is...

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