LOCAL View all
A leopard killed at least 22 sheep and injured four others in Kunzer area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, locals said on Tuesday..
CITY View all
the doctors as well as the paramedical staff dealing with the Covid patients at different hospitals in Srinagar are heaving a sigh of relief as the number of patients being admitted on a regular basis have declined..
REGIONAL View all
India recorded less than 50,000 new coronavirus infections, the lowest in 91 days, taking the total tally of cases to 2,99,77,861, while active cases fell below 7 lakh after 79 days,.
WORLD View all
Iran’s President-elect Ebrahim Raeisi Monday struck a defiant note saying that he would not meet with President Joe Biden nor negotiate over Iran's ballistic missile programme and its support of regional allies.
LIFE & TIMES
Banished at the start of the pandemic, the handshake is making something of a comeback, thanks to vaccinations and the lifting of social restrictions -- but "pressing the flesh" faces an uncertain future..
Leaders who encourage their employees to learn on the job and speak up with ideas and suggestions for change have teams that are more effective and resilient in the face of unexpected situations..
The widespread reports of mucormycosis suggest that it is not coming from a single contaminated source and does not have a single explanation. It is an evolving condition that will unfold in the coming days.
Preparing for childbirth can be joyful and exciting, but COVID-19 restrictions disrupted many women's prenatal care and forced some mothers to deliver their infants, without partner or family support..
While bees are most commonly known for honey, these intelligent creatures are also behind most of the food we love – fruit, veg, chocolate and even coffee..
Researchers in Australia want to transform single-use Covid masks into road material. In the United States, the protective gear is recycled into benches. And in France, they are reborn as floor carpets for cars..
It is important to know how to make your furniture last longer before you decide to let go of them. There are a lot of things that need to be considered while choosing the furniture..
A year into the coronavirus pandemic, doctors and researchers are still striving to better understand and treat the accompanying epidemic of COVID-19-related anosmia — loss of smell — draining much of the joy of life from an increasing number of sensorially frustrated longer-term sufferers like Forgione..
Before going in for colouring, it is essential to know the methods that are available and how they affect the hair. Also, find out about limiting the damage and the latest trends..
The announcement that WhatsApp will be getting new rules – and forcing users to agree to them – has spread fear among the people who rely on the messaging app to stay in touch with friends and family..
Face masks reduce the risk of spreading large Covid-linked droplets when speaking or coughing by up to 99.9 percent, according to a lab experiment with mechanical mannequins and human subjects, researchers said.
The winter breeze may feel good and enjoyable for many ways but it can rob moisture off your skin and make it prone to dryness and damage making whitish patches appear on your face and limbs..
Crimped hair has always been in fashion; from ponytails and pigtails to half-up dos, you've certainly seen the' 80s crimped hair look make a comeback across various social media platforms..
A new study published in Psychological Science has found that the changes during young adulthood indicate personality growth which can be beneficial for career growth..
BUSINESS View all
Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan on Monday chaired a meeting to review functioning of all the Tourism Development Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir.
SPORT View all
The Jammu & Kashmir Sports Council and the Department of Youth Services and Sports (DYSS) on Monday celebrated the 7th Internation Yoga Day by holding multiple events at different places across Kashmir Valley..
HEALTH View all
COVID-19 vaccines by Pfizer and Moderna do not harm male fertility, suggests a study which found the levels of sperm in participants remained at healthy levels after they got two doses of the mRNA preventive..
ENVIRONMENT View all
Deputy Commissioner Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmad on Monday said the Jammu and Kashmir administration has sanctioned Wullar Action Plan for Rs 200.00 crores for conservation and management of Wullar Lake..
Saudi Arabia has announced that women can now register for the annual Haj pilgrimage without a male guardian (mahram), Al Arabiya News reported on Monday..
Saudi Arabia announced Saturday this year's hajj pilgrimage will be limited to no more than 60,000 people, all of them from within the kingdom, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic..
The head of global airline body IATA said on Thursday a digital travel pass for Covid-19 test results and vaccine certifications would go live in the coming weeks following a testing phase..
The United States said Friday it is seriously considering creating a vaccine passport for Americans traveling abroad..
The coronavirus-induced suspension of scheduled international passenger flights has been extended till June 30, aviation regulator DGCA said on Friday..
EU member states agreed Wednesday to reopen the bloc's borders to travellers who have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, European sources said..
The US, which has urged its citizens not to travel to India due to an unprecedented surge in the COVID-19 cases there, on Friday encouraged those in the country to book their tickets to return home through currently available flights..
Australia is likely to remain shut to visitors until late 2022, the country’s trade and tourism minister said Friday, as another global coronavirus surge smashed hopes of a quick reopening..
The coronavirus-induced suspension of scheduled international passenger flights has been extended till May 31, aviation regulator DGCA said on Friday..
Italy has tightened the rules on people arriving from coronavirus-hit India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, while extending quarantine regulations for Europeans..
Airlines are forecast to lose $47.7 billion (39.7 billion euros) this year, worse than previously forecast, a global industry group said Wednesday as the sector struggles to recover from the coronavirus pandemic..
The US has advised its citizens to avoid travelling to India, even if they are fully vaccinated as there is a 'very high level' of COVID-19 in the country..
Global airline industry body IATA said international passenger traffic plunged 89% in February compared to the same month last year as COVID-19 infections climbed once more..
The coronavirus-induced suspension of scheduled international passenger flights has been extended till April 30, Indian aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said on Tuesday..
INTERVIEW View all
In an exclusive chat with Kashmir Observer, Dr.Ajai Sahni, a security expert, talks about the political current in Kashmir, the momentous move in Afghanistan and the rise of the dragon..
REVIEW View all
Extolled for his pioneering work like ‘Kashmir: Exposing the Myth Behind the Narrative’, ‘Kashmir: A Walk Through History’ and ‘Jhelum: The River Through My Backyard’, Khalid Bashir Ahmad is now back with another history text reconstructing the 20th century’s turbulent years of Kashmir..
LETTERS TO EDITOR View all
Studies by WHO and the lancet medical journal reveal that 15,735,95 deaths in India are caused by an inadequate diet..
MEDIA View all
The Associated Press won two Pulitzer Prizes in photography Friday for its coverage of the racial injustice protests and the coronavirus's toll on the elderly, while The New York Times won the public service award ..
Watch how 2000 kanals of paddy land in Budgam district turned barren as water channel irrigating these once fertile lands remained blocked since 2014. Irrigation Dept failed to clear the blockage caused by a landslide more than seven years ago leaving hundreds of farming families in lurch and huge tracts of land barren..
Have Kashmiri leopards undergone behavioural changes after losing their natural habitat? Find out more in this programme of INKISHAF..
Why is Srinagar Ring Road project getting delayed? What're the concerns of the affected farmers? Let's know through this episode of Inkishaf. .
In the backdrop of the recent tentative selection list by the Service Selection Board (SSB), the noted RTI activist from Kashmir talks about the government recruitment organisation’s rise as a revenue-generating body..
Nomads are back in the valley on their six-month-long summer migration. Every year, these rovers along with their herd traverse miles from their winter home in Jammu jungles for Kashmir pasturelands - where they’re facing eviction drives and the second viral wave. Unable to find work in lockdown, they fear for their lives and their centuries’ old caravan culture..
Among several final-year nursing students sent to Covid frontlines, two Kashmiri novices are conveying a sense of hesitancy stemming from the devastating impact of the second wave and their inexperience to tackle the health emergency. Watch how the nursing duo getting fearful about the battle they have no idea about..
As the second wave of Covid-19 is leaving many people gasping for breath, the rise of community crisis-managers is equally saving the day in the valley. Among them is Manzoor Ganaie of Budgam, Kashmir. Struggling to breathe, this asthma patient is currently shipping oxygen on his oxygen-cylinder-fitted load-carrier for Covid-19 patients in Kashmir..
Kashmir’s coronavirus crisis is deepening, with overburdened hospitals, dearth in the covid-19 essential supplies and the surge in the death toll, amidst the second wave of infections..
To save the ‘golden-hour,’ U.S based NGO, KASHMER is saving lives in Kashmir by providing critical care in ambulances; normally seen only as a transport vehicle to prevent pre-hospital mortalities..
Months after the eviction notices and demolition drives, the administration is now holding outreach programmes and tours to make people aware about FRA as well as to prepare assessment reports on its implementation. Forest dwellers, on the other hand, are waiting to return to their summer houses with a hope of a new beginning..
CAREERS View all
The students from varsity’s Pharmaceutical Sciences Department have been hired by 'Fortune 500' firm for their global life sciences projects and will have to perform their tasks in the work-from-home model for now..
KHYEN CHYEN View all
A youth from Noorbagh area of Srinagar opened up a food venture namely ‘Food Routes’ in Gojwara area of old city on Friday..
TECHNOLOGY View all
A wave of brief internet outages hit the websites and apps of dozens of financial institutions, airlines and other companies across the globe Thursday..
CULTURE View all
The two-day workshop titled "Present Day Theatre in Kashmir" organized by the Kashmir Press Club concluded Sunday with a live stage performance of a play by noted theatre director Arshad Mushtaq..