LOCAL View all
The ousted managing body of the Kashmir Press Club on Monday said the installation of a group of journalists as an interim body was done with the ultimate goal of shutting down the club..
CITY View all
In a second attack in the last 24 hours, unidentified militants on Monday attacked the Police Control Room (PCR) with a grenade in the high security Batamaloo area of this capital city..
REGIONAL View all
COVID-19 inoculation guidelines issued by the Union Health Ministry do not envisage forcible vaccination without obtaining the consent of an individual, the Centre has told the Supreme Court..
WORLD View all
China has reaffirmed its opposition to unilateral sanctions by the US against Iran as the Chinese and Iranian foreign ministers announced the launch of a 25-year cooperation agreement..
LIFE & TIMES
Why has Japan earned the distinction of being the country where people live long, healthy lives? Is there something in their food and nutrition that helps longevity.
Over 73 per cent of the employees interviewed respondents said they are in favour of this new emerging hybrid model across industries, according to a survey by HR solutions provider Genius Consultants..
Workplace culture has improved since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and employers are planning to make moderate to extensive changes in order to allow more hybrid working, says a survey..
Around 43 per cent of teachers said they were not satisfied with online teaching during the pandemic while nine per cent of them expressed complete dissatisfaction with the mode of education, according to a survey..
Getting into the right mindset for work can set the tone for the rest of your day -- and it's an especially beneficial practice for managers, the Portland State University study found..
The number of people living with high blood pressure has doubled since 1990, according to a major study published on Wednesday that found half of all sufferers -- about 720 million people -- went untreated in 2019..
Don't let your desk job make you unhealthy and fat. Many people complain about this. Increasing stress and inactivity at work leads to weight gain..
COVID-19 may behave like other common-cold coronaviruses in the next few years, affecting mostly young children who have not yet been vaccinated or exposed to the virus, according to a modelling study.
Despite cloth masks’ effectiveness at stemming Covid-19 transmission, it does little to protect against smoke because the small, harmful particles in smoke can pass through the cloth..
Anxiety may be a challenge for many more children than usual, and it can be intertwined with other feelings, such as excitement and shyness.
One of the main reasons for people’s hesitancy is that electric cars are more expensive than petrol or diesel vehicles. In the long run electric cars are cheaper due to lower charging cost, maintenance, and servicing..
Mukbang is an internet phenomenon that has been steadily gaining popularity over the past few years. The eating broadcast originating in South Korea and quickly circulated the globe. It is now gaining popularity in Saudi Arabia with the rise of influencers..
Repeatedly dubbed the happiest nation on the planet with world-beating living standards, Finland should be deluged by people wanting to relocate, but in fact it faces an acute workforce shortage..
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..
BUSINESS View all
As Omicron variant of virus casts shadow over Gulmarg, hoteliers and tour operators here are worried as bookings have started to get cancelled while as tourism activities are coming to a halt gradually..
SPORT View all
Virat Kohli on Saturday dropped a bombshell by quitting Test captaincy following the unexpected series defeat against South Africa..
HEALTH View all
Pfizer expects a Covid-19 vaccine targeting the Omicron variant to be ready in March, the company's head said Monday..
ENVIRONMENT View all
Collectively, thinking about our relationship with nature and finding ways to protect the environment can help us be better stewards of the planet..
Around 1.05 crore domestic passengers travelled by air in November, 17.03 per cent higher than the 89.85 lakh who travelled in October, the country's aviation regulator said on Friday..
India will keep its scheduled international passenger flights suspended till January 31 next year, aviation regulator DGCA said on Thursday..
Scheduled international flights to and from India will be resumed from December 15, the Civil Aviation Ministry said on Friday..
Scheduled international passenger flights to and from India remain suspended since March last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. India has air bubble arrangements with more than 25 countries..
Saudi Arabia has said that it will only allow people aged 18 to 50 to perform the Umrah pilgrimage..
In its advisory issued on Monday for India, the US State Department urged US citizens not to travel to Jammu and Kashmir due to militancy and civil unrest, and also within 10 kilometres of the India-Pakistan border..
Domestic air passenger traffic grew by a whopping 67 per cent year-on-year at around 87-88 lakh in October, on the back of festive season demand amid continuous fall in the number of COVID-19 infection cases..
SpiceJet on Monday launched a new scheme under which passengers will be able to pay for tickets in three, six or 12 instalments..
The US lifted restrictions Monday on travel from a long list of countries including Mexico, Canada and most of Europe..
Pakistan has denied use of its airspace for flights from Kashmir capital Srinagar to Sharjah in the UAE, which resumed after 11 years last month..
The online application process for Hajj 2022 began on Monday with Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi announcing significant reforms and enhanced facilities for the pilgrimage..
Travellers fully vaccinated and coming from a country with which India has reciprocal arrangements for mutual acceptance of WHO approved COVID-19 vaccines shall be allowed to leave the airport..
The new US travel policy will block entry to foreign nationals who have recovered from COVID-19 and then gotten one dose of two-dose vaccines -- a standard that France and the European Commission consider full vaccination..
Due to constructive policies of the Centre, domestic air traffic reached its highest level on Sunday since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said on Monday..
INTERVIEW View all
The disgruntled apple-growers argue that the Iranian apples in large quantity have flooded Indian markets and threatened to consume the valley’s market share in the coming years unless the imported fruit is taxed..
REVIEW View all
The year 2021 was erratically paced and so were our reading and retention. Still, I managed to sneak in some readings which have been valuable additions to my book collection. Here is a list of the best ones from 2021, from me to you..
CINEMA & TV View all
Year 2022 is kicking off a spell of fresh Bollywood flicks on Kashmir living up to their ‘scripted’ hype. But in a bid to be in the limelight, many say, the filmmakers are only making clown of themselves by showing the distorted picture..
MEDIA View all
Re-registration of Kashmir Press Club was again put in abeyance on Friday on the basis after non-involvement and verification of character and antecedents of its members was put on hold..
Despite clearing five community claims recently under the Forest Rights Act 2006, adminstration is denying details of beneficiaries even to Deputy Commissioner's Office, prompting many to question: "Is this the Govt's Good Governance Index?" Watch more in this week's INKISHAF..
In a bid to grow natural food with traditional methods, a young man from the valley has created a recreational facility in the hills of Ganderbal where he's taking people on a tour of bygone Kashmir..
With operational landholding already shrinking in Kashmir as per the multiple Agriculture censuses, the recent administration decision to allow coversion of agricultural land for non-agricultural purposes is termed terminal for the region. Watch more in this week's INKISHAF..
By defying the Law Department's principled stand, what does the government's move to regularise the caretaker principal mean for the Government Dental College, Srinagar? Watch in this episode of INKISHAF..
Despite the shrill created in the name of safe journey, why public transport remains a harrowing experience for women in Kashmir? Watch more in this segment of Kashmir Observer..
The Poop Problem : How Authorities In Kashmir Are Clueless About Million Tons of Dog Waste. Watch in this week's Inkishaf..
14 years after their resettlement, residents of a Budgam hamlet remain deprived of several entitlements by government including a graveyard forcing them to bury their loved ones in a mosque land..
Inspite of extending Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016 to Jammu and Kashmir two years ago, why the law hasn't been enforced and the State Commissioner under this Act not appointed in JK? Watch more in this week's INKISHAF..
Autumn comes in different shades and spirits in Kashmir and ends up spreading festive feelings and vibes in the land of Aatish-e-Chinar. Watch the elements of this festive season unfolding in this video..
Despite New Registration Department set up in J&K with dozens of posts created, why are people suffering due to the official inertia?.
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CAREERS View all
The Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2021 will be conducted as per schedule from Friday, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) said on Wednesday..
KHYEN CHYEN View all
The Food Safety wing of Drugs and Food Control Organisation (D&FCO) in collaboration with Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FS&SAI) Monday organised ‘Eat Right Mela’ at Hotel Centaur on the banks of Dal Lake..
TECHNOLOGY View all
Security pros say it's one of the worst computer vulnerabilities they've ever seen. They say state-backed Chinese and Iranian hackers and rogue cryptocurrency miners have already seized on it..
CULTURE View all
Kashmir Valley in general and Srinagar in particular is the richest place in terms of cultural heritage as it has an everlasting collection of arts and crafts. T.