Dignified Life Explained

When a crisis hits a family, especially its head, what happens? In most of the cases, the wives desert them and settle somewhere else. Read the story of two aged women, perhaps the most...

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,...

Against All Odds

Despite losing his right arm at 10, Sayer Abdullah, 23, now drives an SUV and goes on off-road trips, reports Khalid Bashir Gura On the morning of September 17, 2007, a school bus carried students wearing neatly ironed...

A Reading Light

Moved by the plight of her blind nephew, Naza Bano shuns promising career options to help specially-abled kids like him. She shuttles between three districts to teach blind children how to read and write....
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,...

A Covid-19 Samaritan

For Sajad Ahmad Khan, arranging burials for the people dying from Coronavirus isn’t just an act of benevolence but a commitment to society reports Syed Samreen Sajad Ahmad Khan, 38, hailing from Srinagar’s Qamarwari area, has...

Universal Donor

A labourer in a stone quarry, Showkat Ali Wani, runs an NGO dealing with first aid and blood donations. With an O negative blood group, Wani himself is an active donor - just a...

Chenab’s Ababeel

Saifullah Bashir meets the group leader that oversees the Chenab region like a bird and tries everything to mitigate the crisis In 2014 when devastating floods hit Kashmir, a group of youth in Chenab...

Batting Blindly

When he closed his eyes forever in the lap of his mother, barely six months after his birth, Irfan was brought up in a universe completely dark. He fought his disability and got the...
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...

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