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A demand for the restoration of full statehood of Jammu and Kashmir along with the provisions of Articles 370 and 35-A of the constitution were among the seven resolutions passed by the National Conference on Tuesday..
CITY View all
Inhabitants of Bemina Rakhi Arth Monday staged a protest here at Press Enclave, demanding basic facilities. The residents also demanded that the graveyard be allotted back..
REGIONAL View all
With Omicron, the new variant of SARS-CoV2, the third wave of coronavirus could hit the peak by February with cases likely to be reaching up to 1-1.5 lakh a day in the country, but it will be milder than the second wave..
WORLD View all
Future pandemics could be even more lethal than COVID-19 so the lessons learned from the outbreak must not be squandered and the world should ensure it is prepared for the next viral onslaught..
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
The Department of Agriculture Kashmir in collaboration with an international marketing group (Lulu Group) has showcased the Kashmir specific vegetables, spices, cereals, at Dubai (UAE).
SPORT View all
NIFF Youth League 2021 has entered its final round with four football academies from across Kashmir Valley set to battle it out on December 7 and December 9 for a place in the finals..
HEALTH View all
Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Monday said Omicron variant causes mild illness in individuals who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19..
ENVIRONMENT View all
The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Centre to call an emergency meeting on Tuesday to take measures like stopping non-essential construction transport, power plants and implementing work from home..
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..
Airlines can operate domestic flights without any capacity restriction from October 18 onwards, the Ministry of Civil Aviation announced on Tuesday, keeping in mind the "passenger demand for air travel"..
India has decided to allow foreign tourists into the country, beginning with granting tourist visas to those travelling by chartered flights from October 15 and those by regular planes from November 15..
INTERVIEW View all
In an exclusive chat with Kashmir Observer, Director SKIMS Dr. AG Ahangar bats for the strict Covid protocol to keep the third viral wave at bay..
REVIEW View all
Alvi's is a significant work which presents a positive, tolerant, and peace-loving picture of Islam amid a scenerio inundated with negative stereotypes of Islam and Muslims.
CINEMA & TV View all
The Policy provides comprehensive guidance to the aspiring to shoot in Jammu and Kashmir with special focus on providing single window clearance thereby saving their time and energy to make their movies..
MEDIA View all
The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication (DJMC) Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) organized an online interactive session on the theme "New Media Landscape and Society" on Sunday. .
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?.
In Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district, villagers of Shalbugh hamlet comes together at the fag-end of the fall to sustain the wicker cottage industry of Kashmir..
Hours after government forces claimed killing two militants and their associate, the Hyderpora 'encounter' was trailed by the demand of probe and the return of the bodies of the two slain civilians..
Why JK Bank hired security company from outside is violating Minimum Wages Act and pushing the bank guards on the path of protest over pay-cut? To know more, watch this week’s INKISHAF..
Despite its natural resources being exploited on a large scale, Kashmir continues to face worst power crisis. The whole scenario exacerbated by the resource saturation demands 24x7 subsidized power. Watch more in this week's Inkishaf..
Hailed for their crisis-management roles, why are Covid warriors treated as bonded labourers in Kashmir? Is government violating it's own Minimum Wages Act? Know more in this week's Inkishaf..
To make weddings affordable in Kashmir grappling with late.
Uprooted from the iconic lake which gave them sustenance, why Dal dwellers are pushed to depravity and wretchedness in Rakh-e-arth where their land is sold to others in their name? Watch more in this week's Inkishaf..
CAREERS View all
All students must plan and practice to perform well in the Olympiad exams. Check out some key points in this article to help you prepare for the exam..
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
On a winter morning in 2013, a meteor the size of a four-story building screamed across the country, exploding near the city of Chelyabinsk and injuring more than 1,600 people amid widespread property damage..
CULTURE View all
On the last day of the Art Exhibition, titled “Mashq-e-Paaeez: Ishq-e-Nabi” concluding ceremony was held at Mahattas. Students attended a brainstorming career counselling session at the exhibition..