LOCAL View all
Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday said the arrest of her party's youth wing president Waheed Para was emblematic of the situation of Kashmiri politicians who she claimed were being "persecuted" by the Centre..
CITY View all
A 24-year-old youth from Soura area of Srinagar, who was shot at by unidentified gunmen last month, succumbed to his injuries at a hospital, officials said on Wednesday..
REGIONAL View all
Chinese social media firm Bytedance, which owns Tiktok and Helo apps, has announced the closure of its India business following continued restrictions on its services in the country..
WORLD View all
The US Senate formally opened the second impeachment trial for former President Donald Trump on Tuesday with the swearing-in of Senate President Pro-Tempore Patrick Leahy to preside over the process..
LIFE & TIMES
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..
Former actor Zaira Wasim has requested her fans to remove her pictures from their social media accounts and not share them, saying she was trying to start a new chapter in her life..
Our Environment too is getting polluted in a number of ways by anthropogenic activities. It has now become a victim of the fat weddings of Kashmir..
Spending more time on virtual platforms could be affecting self-image of people and leading them to rush for facial treatments they may not have considered months before confronting a video screen, a new phenomenon called ‘Zoom Dysmorphia’, experts say..
The reopening of restaurants, gyms and hotels carries the highest danger of spreading Covid-19, according to a study that used mobile phone data from 98 million people to model the risks of infection at different locations..
Thrust should be given for a total environment friendly structure with minimum usage of the various utilities along with critically controlling the price factor, this is all the more relevant in the wake of the current Global Corona Virus pandemic situation”.
A large number of employees expect that technology will enable people to sense the mood of their colleagues, improve the taste of canteen food and other senses by 2030..
A research study suggested that the right kind of boss can help reduce stress and increase engagement and pro-social behavior in their workers who were anxious about COVID-19..
COVID-19 pandemic, which forced many countries to implement social distancing and school closures, magnifies the need for understanding the mental health consequences of social isolation and loneliness..
Cleansing of the skin assumes more importance in order to get rid of the impurities and pollutants that are deposited on the skin..
BUSINESS View all
India's 100 top billionaires have seen their fortunes increase by Rs 12,97,822 crore since March last year when the COVID-19 pandemic hit the country and this amount is enough to give 13.8 crore poorest Indians..
SPORT View all
In the District Skiing Championship organized by Winter Games Association of JK on 19 January 2021 at Gulmarg, DPS Srinagar bagged a rich haul of medals including six gold medals and one bronze medal..
HEALTH View all
In order to get back to normal, we need enough people to get vaccinated. The sooner we get more people vaccinated, the sooner we start reliving our lives, said DAK president..
ENVIRONMENT View all
Over a thousand large dams in India will be roughly 50 years old in 2025 and such aging structures across the world pose a growing threat, according to a UN report..
Union Minister of State (IC) Tourism and Culture, Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated National Tourism Day at Ice Hockey Rink Biamathang in Kargil on Monday..
Srinagar: The Crime Branch of police on Saturday.
The UN aviation agency on Friday predicted "prolonged depressed demand" for air travel and more financial troubles for airlines, following a year of fewer flights and big losses blamed on the pandemic..
The United Arab Emirates' flag carrier has suspended a Tunisian pilot for refusing to fly a plane to the Israeli-occupied territories, in a controversial move that has prompted condemnation in the Arab world..
The coronavirus-induced suspension of scheduled international passenger flights has been extended till January 31, aviation regulator DGCA said..
The United Kingdom was on Monday shut off from much of Europe after its closest allies cut transport ties due to fears about a new strain of the coronavirus..
Vistara said on Friday that the passengers could now directly search and book tickets on its flights using Google..
The unprecedented number of aircraft grounded as coronavirus lockdowns blocked air travel - at one point reaching two-thirds of the global fleet - has created a spike in the number of reported problems..
Flight operations between Leh and Jammu, capital cities of union territories of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir, have resumed after remaining suspended for months due to the coronavirus pandemic, officials said on Friday..
IndiGo on Monday has said it will refund all customer credit shells, which were created when flights were cancelled due to the coronavirus lockdown earlier this year, by January 31, 2021..
Travel agents have started receiving enquiries from Indians who want to travel to the UK as soon as possible to get the COVID-19 vaccine that was approved on Wednesday by the British government..
The cap on the number of domestic flights that Indian airlines are permitted to operate was increased from 70 per cent to 80 per cent of their pre-COVID levels today, said Civil Aviation Minister..
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has stopped issuing new visas to citizens of 13 mostly Muslim-majority countries, including Iran, Turkey, Syria and Somalia, according to a document issued by a state-owned business park..
Hong Kong has banned Air India flights from Delhi till December 3 after a few passengers on its flight tested positive for the novel coronavirus post-arrival earlier this week, an official said..
INTERVIEW View all
Former Director General of Police, SP Vaid in a chat with Kashmir Observer talks about the security situation of the valley in detail..
REVIEW View all
Winter's isolating nature pushes us into a solitude that's often craving for more. Sometimes its dreariness also makes us yearn for some adventure and the outside world only compliments tales of a certain kind..
LETTERS TO EDITOR View all
Srinagar-Jammu highway is in a pathetic condition right now. It is much worse than what it used to be 30 or 35 years back..
MEDIA View all
Owner of Urdu daily ‘Wadi ki Awaz’, Ghulam Nabi Shaida passed away at his Srinagar residence on Monday night. His death has been widely condoled by media, social and political organizations..
Beyond the captivating photo-op gusto, the life on the iconic Dal Lake is shuddering with bone-numbing cold at the moment. Fabled bids on the frozen surface apart, the water-borne natives are currently coping with the harshest winter they’ve witnessed in years. .
When a friend-turned-fiend committed a brute crime in Srinagar’s Khanyar area on December 11, the sensational stabbing shocked the snowbound valley and started the otherwise shrugged conversation about the felonry in Kashmir..
Beyond the dreamy picture created by the merrymaking sightseers and tourists in snowbound Kashmir, the natives had to endure another hostile winter bereft of basic facilities..
Kashmir Observer spoke to experts who analyse the poll results in context of Kashmir politics. Among other things, they deconstruct the current Lotus-Article political complex in the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir..
Watch how the ophthalmologists in Kashmir are gaining both confidence and acceptance from the people for using newer technology and performing advanced treatments that people would earlier seek from other states..
Watch the story of an all girls Sufi music group of Kashmir which defied the gender specifications and carved out a unique space for women in the traditional Sufiyana mousiqi of Kashmir; that has for generations been dominated by men..
Watch the inspiring story of Arshid Ahmad Wani, a wheelchair-bound carpenter who rose above his disability and empowered himself. He started a joinery unit and became an inspiration for many who fail to look away from their problems and start over again..
From an aspiring corporate honcho to his family's heir apparent, Bin Yamin Gulzar created a niche as the first wedding planner of Kashmir in the sweltering summer of 2010. Decade later, his high-end initiatives, including his Haveli Regale, are making him second to none new-age mover and shaker in Kashmir hospitality sector..
Since its foundation, SKIMS has been grappling with the perilous perceptions. But fear psychosis apart, SKIMS today is leading the Covid fight back response in Kashmir with staggering results..
Watch the harvest of Saffron, world’s most expensive spice in the Kashmir valley .
CAREERS View all
Islam Ekka's younger daughter Reshma had a lot of interest to study. Often, she used to implore her father to help her study. But the hapless father could ill afford her studies. Life took for the better when , Reshma's father came to know about KISS.
KHYEN CHYEN View all
The Food Safety Department has asked all the business operators to stop usage of cooking oil with Total Polar Compounds (TPC) above 25 percent..
TECHNOLOGY View all
The Cyber wing of JK police in response to growing concerns related to morphed obscene videos has issued an advisory and directed people not to engage in video calls with unknown users..
CULTURE View all
Prof Talat said that wooden houses are best suited for a place like Kashmir since the Himalayan region falls in a high seismic zone..