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LG Manoj Sinha on Wednesday directed the officials in JK to maintain neutrality and ensure free and fair DDC election and by-elections for Panchayats and Urban Local Bodies..
CITY View all
Former chief secretary of Jammu and Kashmir Mohammed Shafi Pandit on Wednesday filed a special leave petition before the Supreme Court challenging a high court verdict scrapping the Roshni Act..
REGIONAL View all
The Indian Navy has inducted two Predator drones from an American firm on lease for carrying out surveillance in the Indian Ocean Region and which can also be deployed along the LAC in Eastern Ladakh..
WORLD View all
Trump has baselessly claimed anew that he had won the election and uttered repeated falsehoods as he called into an event held by Pennsylvania Republicans to investigate unproven allegations of voter fraud..
LIFE & TIMES
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..
Results from several studies have shown that both children and adults learn more and remember better when writing by hand.
Islam considers protecting ones body as a religious duty and following the safety guidelines and protocols as proposed by the medical experts to combat the pandemic as a religious obligation, Agha Mahdavipour said..
Ironically, by over-washing our skin, we can develop dry cracks in the skin giving bacteria an entry point into our bodies and can lead to various other skin conditions..
A South Korean company has invented a battery-powered filtered face mask designed to reduce annoying problems associated with conventional designs, such as breathing difficulties and fogged-up glasses..
Karbala is a passionate yearning of Islamic Ideal. It is spiritual and strenuous longing of seemingly elusive values of purity, piety, equity and liberality.
BUSINESS View all
Hiring in India recovered by 18 per cent to climb 30 per cent (on-year) in September, as businesses and companies continue to reopen, global professional services platform LinkedIn has said..
SPORT View all
Six touring Pakistan cricketers have tested positive for COVID-19 here, New Zealand Cricket announced on Thursday, alleging a breach of the bio-secure protocol by the visitors who will not be allowed to train.
HEALTH View all
The COVID-19-causing coronavirus is mutating as it spreads around the world in the pandemic, but none of the mutations currently documented appears to be making it able to spread more rapidly..
ENVIRONMENT View all
This famous and beautiful place is losing its charm and glory now. If steps are not taken to restore its glory and charm, this famous place will soon become history and we would be forced to mourn in regret..
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..
If you are making plans to fly abroad in the time ahead, buying traveler’s insurance should be one of your top priorities. Particularly if you have the elderly accompanying you on the trip..
The United Arab Emirates on Wednesday temporarily suspended the issuance of new visas to visitors from Pakistan and 11 other countries until further notice, the Foreign Office said..
Indian airlines can operate maximum 60 per cent of their pre-COVID domestic passenger flights till February 24 next year due to the prevailing coronavirus situation, the Civil Aviation Ministry has said..
Kashmiri trekkers keen to unravel the treasures hidden in the majestic mountains of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir are fulfilling the dreams of peak lovers by conducting summits in the highest frozen heights..
The suspension of scheduled international passenger flights has been extended till November 30 amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation said on Wednesday..
Celebrated ‘Autumn in Kashmir’ is not only making ‘Aatish-e-Chinar’ dotted landscape enchanting for sightseers, but also, for a change, making the frosty heights of the valley compelling for trekkers..
Indians in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will no longer be needed to register with the Indian Embassy for travelling to India and can book directly with Air India Express, the airline said on Monday..
The JK govt has sent senior officials to Kolkata to interact with tourism industry stakeholders, including tour operators, and pitch opportunities for them in the UT as COVID-19 restrictions ease across the country. .
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has issued detailed guidelines for refund of fares for flights cancelled during Covid-19 lockdown after the Supreme Court recently decided on the issue..
Pilgrimage to Karbala and Najaf and other sacred places was prohibited by the regimes succeeding Umayyads who perpetrated the tragedy of Karbala. Abbasid caliph Al-Mutawakkil even levelled the sacred grave in 850-851 and persecuted anyone visiting it..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has visited 58 countries since 2015 and a total expenditure of Rs 517 crore was incurred on them, the government said..
The airline expanded its network by commencing operations on these new sectors from 19th Sept 2020 with fares starting from ₹5,192 and continues to deliver on its goal of providing connectivity between various cities.
After living months in isolation during the pandemic, the travel bug has hit millions of people and according to Google.
INTERVIEW View all
Senior journalist Sajjad Haider, who was elected the President of Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) talks about the challenges media in Kashmir is faced with and also busts frequently peddled misconceptions and mistruths in this freewheeling interview.
REVIEW View all
For the liberal lens of perception, who see the Kerala Muslim community with dogmatic presumptions, this is the time to remove such strong prejudices..
LETTERS TO EDITOR View all
We have had a rich legacy of intellect and wisdom, we should strive hard to continue with the rich heritage our forefathers left, in that direction we should strive hard to teach our teenage youth the basic human decency.
MEDIA View all
Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a money laundering complaint in the alleged TRP.
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 .
This documentary dives into the ’almost disappearing’ wetlands of Kashmir. We speak to people who are living around these lakes to see how its deterioration over the last few decades have changed their lives..
Watch the success story of the neet boys of Kashmir whose determination and hard-work amidst the perpetual conflict and handicaps became a sight of hope for the young boys and girls across the valley..
A young bridal wear designer in Kashmir, she is redefining the legacy of traditional bridal trousseau of Kashmir. Shehla is making it modern, yet keeping the ethnic design and nuances intact. The brides of Kashmir are loving it..
Kashmir has more area under apple cultivation than the world's second largest producer, the US. Kashmir exports 20 lakh metric tons of apple annually and generates Rs 9000 crore revenue per annum..
Kashmir Observer expert panelists Mr Saleem Beg, Convener, INTACH, and former Vice Chairman LAWDA, Mr Irfan Yasin, deconstructed the Srinagar Master Plan for 2021-2035 in this Kashmir Observer Podcast..
Mobile phone services started in Kashmir in 2003. But it took them 17 years to reach a village in Baramulla district. The inhabitants of Rajpora village are overjoyed as their phones have started buzzing and they don’t have to travel three kilometres any more to catch the signal..
Rendered jobless in the run up to Article 370 abrogation on August 5, 2019, Kashmir’s fabled houseboat community is staring at the existential crisis today. After suffering whopping lockdown losses last year, their new season started on a sour note. The rampaging virus and the subsequent pandemic lockdown further crippled the community, now mulling to change their line of work..
Prof Agha Ashraf Ali talks about his life and times in an informal chat with Sajjad Haider, Editor-in-Chief, Kashmir Observer. The video was recorded in the early spring of 2002 .
CAREERS View all
KIIT Deemed to be University is unique as it is a student and parent friendly University. 30000 Students from all over India and 55 countries study here and find a home in the University. 95% of the students are from outside Odisha..
KHYEN CHYEN View all
The festival is aimed at popularizing the local ethnic cuisine and foods to give the tourists a feel of local culture and ethos besides keeping alive the fast disappearing recipes..
TECHNOLOGY View all
WhatsApp on Friday said it is rolling out its payments services in India after receiving nod from the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)..
CULTURE View all
Muslim men from Pakistan who had looked up a Turkish actress on a photo and video sharing platform, felt it their spiritual duty to educate her, or advice her, or berate her - depending on their self-confidence - on the ethics of being a pious Muslim woman..