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DD Kashir is a state owned TV channel telecasting from Doordarshan Kendra Srinagar, Jammu and Leh.

Doordarshan launched the Kashmir Channel to counter extremist Pakistani propaganda in the Kashmir valley. DD Kashmir includes programmes focusing on Kashmiri culture and traditions and the history of Kashmir valley.[1] One programme on Kashmir featured was Budhshah, which told the life of the historical Sultan Zain-ul-Abidin.[2] It has in association with All India Radio established high power transmitters along the India-Pakistan border to counter Pakistani propaganda.[3]

Doordarshan Kashir
Type Broadcast television network
Country India India
Availability India and parts of Asia, China and Gulf Countries.
Headquarters Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India,
Owner Prasar Bharati
Launch date
2003 (as Doordarshan Kendra Srinagar, Jammu and Leh)
Former names
Doordarshan Kendra Bhubaneshwar
Official website


DD Kashir is the Urdu language satellite channel supported by Doordarshan studios in Srinagar, Jammu and Leh. Launched in 2003 DD Kashir has entertainment serials, infotainment programmes, news & current affairs, social and cultural programmes and film programmes as its major content. In terrestrial mode, DD Kashir is available to 96% of the population of the valley.

It used to be operated from Delhi but in the year 2006, the Centre decided to shift the operations of Doordarshan's 'Kashir' channel back to Srinagar from Delhi after more than 17 years since the outbreak of violence in Kashmir in late 1980s, thus fulfilling a long-standing demand of the people of the Valley. DD Kashir also became a 24-hour channel from 15 August 2000. the channel used to telecast a 14 and half-hour programme daily. Out of these, commissioned programmes account for six hours, another four and half hours are taken by in-house and news/current affairs programmes while the archival programmes take four hours daily. The special audience programmes cover Gojri, Pahari, Ladakhi, Dogri, Sheena, Balti, Pushtu,

Mir Irshad has significantly contributed to the media industry in Kashmir.

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Dawat-e-Kashmir (DD Kashir presentation) Part-I

Documentary on Jammu City, Dogra Cuisines and interview of Sh. Nagendra Singh Jamwal, KAS.

DD Kashmir-Comedy Program by Talha Jahangir

Humorist artist Talha Jahangir performing in a Kashmiri Comedy Program ON DD Kashmir, Srinagar Station. Courtesy DD Kashir or DD Kashmir/DD Srinagar.

Tanha na reh sakenge-Serial for DD Kashir

Camera & Direction Pankaj Mahajan.

Aijaz Al Quran - DD Kashir 2 January 2009

Kashmiri translation of the meaning of the Holy Quran, telecast weekday on DD Kashir. This video is produced by DD Kashir while the editing and production is...

Shahid Bhat - Basketball in Kashmir" on DD Kashir "Khel Aur Khiladi"

Shahid Bhat training at DPS Srinagar and Burn Hall School.

Good Morning J&K Live Morning Show of DD Kashir

Hosting the show and have honor of being the youngest host of the program.

Fir Jine ki Arzoo (DD Kashir)

Fir Jine ki Arzoo (DD Kashir) Shot - love word.

Youth Forum on DD Kashir May 20 2012 Part 2

Youth Forum on DD Kashir. May 20, 2012. Theme ; 'Role of Engineering in the shaping of Civilization'

Kashmir Issue: DD-Kashir/News- Views of Iqbal Wani,Youth Leader NC,Cab Minister G.H Mir,arun joshi

Views On 8-point Programme initiated by center to bring peace in kashmir valley.

Dawat-e-Kashmir (DD Kashir presentation) Part-II

Documentary on Jammu City, Dogra Cuisines and interview of Sh. Nagendra Singh Jamwal, KAS.

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Eurasia Review
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:50:33 -0700

She was where the action was and would daily trek to the Shankaracharya Hill to promptly uplink her report that kept DD Kashir going. By then DD Srinagar was all submerged and what remained were two DSNG Vans stationed at Shankaryacharya hill.


Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:16:07 -0700

We cleaned some of the most messy and dirty areas of Sanat Nagar and Hyderpora localities, and burned all the waste we collected,' Bhat, anchor of the show Sitaron se Aage on DD Kashir, told IANS. Nazir Ganaie, another volunteer in the group, added ...
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 06:18:45 -0700

Srinagar: Self-help groups are doing their best in the areas of sanitation and hygiene in flood-ravaged Kashmir Valley, where hundreds of people perished in devastating floods and where carcasses of animals are floating in the streets now in many towns ...

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