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JOURNALISM OF CONFLICT: PEER VIQAR Ul ASLAM

Peer Viqar Ul Aslam is a prominent Kashmiri journalist and a TV panelist at various news channels. He has also been a vocal Human Rights Activist working for peace and stability in the region, whose work has been lauded across regional and international media. He has given analysis of various international issues that have been republished in many media outlets in various nations. Apart from his contributions in journalism, he also works for the people affected by the crisis in the valley. In 2015, Viqar was bestowed with the Youth…

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BEACON OF KNOWLEDGE: MUFTI NAZIR AHMAD QASMI.

Scholars have a huge impact on our society and as such they play a crucial part in shaping the way our society thinks and develops. Shiekh Ul Hadith Mufti Nazir Ahmad Qasmi is one such renowned scholar from Kashmir. Shiekh Ul Hadith is a title that commands much respect in the Islamic fold in the valley and beyond. Mufti Nazir is the Head Mufti in the Raheemiyyah seminary, Bandipora. He was also a founding member of All India Muslim Personal Law Board and also serves as general secretary of Majlis…

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REDEFINING RADIO: RAFIA RAHIM (RJ RAFIA).

When Rafia Rahim first started working as a radio jockey, little did she know that in a short span of time she would become one of Kashmir’s most recognized radio voices and be popularly identified as Rj Rafia. She had a brief stint on Doordarshan as a host of their morning show. She followed this up by enrolling in a journalism program to further pursue her career in mass media and work on her skills as a presenter and speaker. Her journey continued after she started working at a local…

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WEAVING MAGIC BY WORDS: BASIT ALI RAJPUT

Basit Ali, a young poet from Kashmir whose poetry videos have transcended borders and propelled him to stardom after a social media video of his poetry which grabbed the attention of his followers and was shared across many platforms and spread like wildfire. Since then Basit has gone on to publish more of his poetry videos and recently came out with his own song ‘Haqeeqat’, which has proved to be an instant hit among his followers everywhere. His interests further venture into filmmaking and story telling and at such a…

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MOULDING A BETTER FUTURE: SAIMA SHAFI (KralKoor)

Hailing from Srinagar Kashmir, Saima Shafi better known as KralKoor has made a name for herself as a pottery artist, combining classic and modern techniques to decorate things of everyday use and decor using pottery. From difficulties in getting the modern pottery equipment and then going to Bengaluru to learn the discipline she has overcome every challenge in order to pursue her dream. Her efforts have brought national and international recognition to Kashmir. Saima can be credited for taking pottery in the valley to a whole new level. PWD Engineer…

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