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Internet, But No Internet In Kashmir

Internet, But No Internet In Kashmir

The erratic access to Internet is wreaking havoc with every sector of economy dependent on internet besides proving detrimental to the education.

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Police Cracks Down On VPN Users, Case Filed

Police Cracks Down On VPN Users, Case Filed

The FIR has been registered while taking cognizance of the social media posts by the miscreants by use of different VPNs, which are propagating rumours with regard to the current security scenario of the Kashmir valley, propagating secessionist ideology and glorifying militancy acts/ militants.

Sedition Case: 3 Engineering Students From Kashmir Re-Arrested

Sedition Case: 3 Engineering Students From Kashmir Re-Arrested

Re-arrest was made after members of Ram Sena staged protest against their release on bail on Sunday..

India’s Advantage

India’s Advantage

One can safely conclude that India has successfully managed and reigned in the global fallout of its constitutional action in Kashmir. And going forward, things will only become easier.

Foreign Envoys in Kashmir

Economy In Dire Straits

Getting Tourism Right

Ease Political Vacuum In J&K

Release All Leaders

India, Pak Should Talk

Virus Alert

2G Access Isn’t Enough

SCO Hope

SPECIAL REPORT View all

In A First, Outside Companies Earn 100 Percent Mining Rights In Kashmir 

In A First, Outside Companies Earn 100 Percent Mining Rights In Kashmir 

For the first time, bidders from outside Kashmir have earned 100% sand mining (and other minerals) rights in Srinagar and Budgam districts, over 60% rights in Pulwama and 67% in Baramulla so far.

CITY View all

3 Houseboats Gutted In Dal Lake

3 Houseboats Gutted In Dal Lake

The fire broke out at Konakhan area of Dal Lake, in the afternoon when the families living in a hutment, and two houseboats had gone out for some work.

Where Is Much-Hyped Fee Fixation Committee, Ask Parents

Authorities Disallow Kashmir Conference

Slow Pace, Over Loading In Mini-Buses Irks Commuters In Srinagar

WORLD View all

No Handshakes: Coronavirus Outbreak Spooks Asian Places Of Worship

No Handshakes: Coronavirus Outbreak Spooks Asian Places Of Worship

The restrictions and dwin­dling crowds in religiously diverse places of worship underscore the extent of the scare over the out­break that has permeated many aspects of life.

Billboards In Tel Aviv Incite Reprisal Against Palestinians

US Military Rejects Iraqi Demand, Offers Partial Withdrawal: Report

Kashmir Is Disputed For Google Outside India

LIFE & TIMES

I Quit My Bank. Am I Saving The World?

I Quit My Bank. Am I Saving The World?

You have to earn the right to be hopeless. Unless you have truly exhausted all of the options you can’t truthfully claim it.

Rise of a Daughter

Rise of a Daughter

Iltija’s relationship with her mother — of whom she is fiercely “protective” — is fuelled by healthy arguments and differences in opinion..

4 Best Cities In India To Live With Family

4 Best Cities In India To Live With Family

We all want the best when it comes to our families. If you’re looking to move to another city in India with your family, here are the best cities in India to live with your family.

Play To Retell Story Of Kashmiri Poet Habba Khatoun

Play To Retell Story Of Kashmiri Poet Habba Khatoun

The story of 16th century Kashmiri poet Habba Khatoun will be the central theme of "Zoon Noor Kashmir Ka", Aadyam's closing play for its fifth edition.

Tips To Use Air Coolers Efficiently This Summer

Tips To Use Air Coolers Efficiently This Summer

Come sweltering summer season, humid air, whopping temperature increase and unbearable heat, the need of the hour in every Indian household is the precious air cooler.

How Wearing Gemstone Bracelets Help You?

How Wearing Gemstone Bracelets Help You?

Women love wearing bracelets. The sleek, cute design with.

Insha Bashir:  Story of Courage and Determination

Insha Bashir:  Story of Courage and Determination

When she was just 15, in 12th standard, she met with an accident. She had previously been diagnosed with gastric ulcers and suffered oral bleeding..

What’s So Special About Pakistani Dramas?

What’s So Special About Pakistani Dramas?

Everything is not shoddy about Pakistan. There are bright things too which we least take notice of or which get overshadowed by what selective media rhetoric present to us..

Dhadkan: Radio Kashmir’s Live Radio Gameshow

Dhadkan: Radio Kashmir’s Live Radio Gameshow

Radio Kashmir, Srinagar has a unique distinction among all the affiliated radio  stations of All India Radio for sending the first live radio gameshow on air almost two decades earlier..

From Ice Cream To Toilet Seats:The Most Bizarre Uses For Gold 

From Ice Cream To Toilet Seats:The Most Bizarre Uses For Gold 

It's currency. It's luxury. It's even dessert. But those are only the base uses of gold. This is the stuff of gods, big and small..

Phone Movements Can Predict Your Personality

Phone Movements Can Predict Your Personality

Mobile phone movement patterns say a lot about your personality type, say researchers who used data from phone accelerometers – the tiny sensors tracking phone movement for step-counting and other apps.

Central Kashmir: Militant Killed In Chadoora Gunfight

Central Kashmir: Militant Killed In Chadoora Gunfight

A militant was killed in a gunfight with state forces in Bugam area of Chadoora in Central Kashmir's Budgam District on Sunday..

TRAVEL

High Airfare: CB Files Case Against Agents, Airlines

High Airfare: CB Files Case Against Agents, Airlines

The Crime Branch of Kashmir Police on Saturday registered cases against ticketing agents and airlines operating in J&K.

Bio-Digesters Being Installed In Houseboats On Pilot Basis

Bio-Digesters Being Installed In Houseboats On Pilot Basis

Lakes and Waterways Development Authority has started the process of installing bio-digesters in households of the catchment area and some houseboats.

Weather Diverts Jammu Bound Ministers To Srinagar

Weather Diverts Jammu Bound Ministers To Srinagar

Three ministers in the Narendra Modi government arrived in Srinagar on Saturday after their flight to Jammu could not land there.

Malaysian Tourists In Kashmir Turn Emotional After Accessing Internet

Malaysian Tourists In Kashmir Turn Emotional After Accessing Internet

Emotional scenes were witnessed at the government-run media centre in the city on Wednesday as a group of Malaysian tourists accessed the internet for the first time since reaching here..

Post 370 Dal Craves for Attention As Efforts to Conserve Lake are Halted

Post 370 Dal Craves for Attention As Efforts to Conserve Lake are Halted

The lake’s existing condition reveals, the conservation efforts are far from making a redeeming difference. More so, when recurrent turmoil in Kashmir puts an extended halt to it.

Air Ticket Counters at TRC Fleecing Customers, Authorities Mum

Air Ticket Counters at TRC Fleecing Customers, Authorities Mum

The air ticket counters established by the divisional administration at the Tourist Reception Centre (TRC) here following internet blockade in the Kashmir Valley are overcharging customers with authorities acting as mute spectators.

Train Service Resumes Partially In Kashmir Valley

Train Service Resumes Partially In Kashmir Valley

Rail services in Kashmir resumed partially on Tuesday over three months after being suspended in view of the Centre's decision to abrogate Article 370.

Airfare From Srinagar Increase Many Folds, Internet Gag Takes Toll

Airfare From Srinagar Increase Many Folds, Internet Gag Takes Toll

The airfare from Srinagar to other parts of the country has witnessed increase by many folds, badly affecting travel plans of many Kashmiris.

Stakeholders Not Upbeat About Lifting Of Travel Advisory

Stakeholders Not Upbeat About Lifting Of Travel Advisory

Tourism stakeholders in Kashmir are not upbeat about the revival of the sector even after the state government withdrew its security advisory of August 2 which had asked tourists in the Valley to leave..

Air India Reduces Fare Cap On Srinagar-Delhi Flights To Under Rs 7000

Air India Reduces Fare Cap On Srinagar-Delhi Flights To Under Rs 7000

NEW DELHI — As Amarnath pilgrims and tourists continue to.

Cops Asked Tourists To Leave Kashmir, Say Hoteliers

Cops Asked Tourists To Leave Kashmir, Say Hoteliers

SRINAGAR — Amid an unprecedented government advisory dealing a blow.

Extra Flights from Srinagar to Fly Out Tourists, Yatris

Extra Flights from Srinagar to Fly Out Tourists, Yatris

NEW DELHI  — With situation appearing turbulent in Kashmir, aviation.

HC Asks Tourism Deptt To Map Location Of Houseboats On Its Website 

SRINAGAR- The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed Department.

Vistara Announces Intl Operations

Vistara Announces Intl Operations

The international services to Singapore will be operated by a Boeing 737-800NG aircraft with a two-class cabin configuration business and economy, a Vistara press release said..

INTERVIEW View all

‘We Tell New Delhi Please Uphold Supremacy of Your Own Constitution’

‘We Tell New Delhi Please Uphold Supremacy of Your Own Constitution’

We have been divested of our identity, stripped of our autonomy. Our territorial integrity is gone. We have lost our constitution.

This Time We Are Fighting an Existential Battle: Shah Faesal

MEC Embraces Kashmiri Students With Open Arms

REVIEW View all

Reflections On Kashmir

Reflections On Kashmir

As Kashmir descends into the chaotic days of the late 1980s, Raza’s word of caution against ending the erstwhile State’s special status, on the basis of his first-hand experience of the futility of Jagmohan’s strong-arm tactics.

‘My Seditious Heart’ Is Two Decades Of Arundhati Roy’s Rage

Book Release- Unilateral Decisions Bilateral Losses

LETTERS TO EDITOR View all

Let’s Behave Like Humans Too

Let’s Behave Like Humans Too

What is our worth on this planet, unless we understand that people who live around us,.

How to Avoid Emotional Affair ?

Kashmir: Schrödinger’s Cat

MEDIA View all

Media Curbs: Journalists in Kashmir Break Silence 

Media Curbs: Journalists in Kashmir Break Silence 

The Kashmir Press Club on Monday convened an urgent meeting to discuss physical attacks, threats, intimidation being meted out to the journalists in Kashmir by J&K Police.

History’s Longest Ever E-Curfew Continues In Kashmir: RSF

KPC Asks Govt To Restore Internet To Media Fraternity

OTV

Unravel Kashmir | Chapter 1 | Trailer

Unravel Kashmir | Chapter 1 | Trailer

OTV unravels the development and divergence of the psychology of youth in Kashmir. We bring to you the real stories of the conflict from real people. #StraightOuttaKashmir, featuring Ali Safuddin, Mu'Azzam Bhat and Ovais Ahmad..

Unravel Kashmir | Young Minds in a Conflict Zone

Unravel Kashmir | Young Minds in a Conflict Zone

This episode provides an insight into the psychological upbringing of Kashmiri youth living in a conflict zone. The very aim of this documentary in particular, and the whole series in general, is to unravel unheard stories from real people who witness turmoil conflict and its nuances on a daily basis..

Case Reopened: Fake Drug Mafia in Kashmir

Case Reopened: Fake Drug Mafia in Kashmir

Kashmir Observer reopens the case of fake drug market in Kashmir, which kills thousands of people every year. Dr. Nisar-Ul-Hassan in an exclusive interview exposes the widespread spurious drug mafia network in the valley..

Caught in the Crossfire

Caught in the Crossfire

Our reporters traveled to Uri and Poonch the two areas which have been battlefields in all the three wars two countries fought since their independence..

Kashmir’s Beloved Root Vegetable Has Made A Comeback

2014 Floods ravaged Kashmir and one overlooked consequence was the loss of Nadru. To the delight of Kashmiris Nadru grew again in 2018 thanks to local farmers..

Caught in the crossfre

Fear Has Returned To Kashmir Villages As India-Pakistan Clashes Resume.  Tensions between the two nuclear armed neighbours are at a boil.Tens of thousands of Kashmiri villagers along the LoC are in distress once again..

Almond Blossom In Kashmir

The early bloom of flowers on Almond trees in the sprawling garden in Shahr-e-Khaas is a source of attraction for nature lovers and tourists, alike.Historians maintain there is no record to suggest who laid the garden.

Badam Wae’r Through An Artist’s Lens

Distinguished artist Masood Hussain dropped the paintbrush for a while.

Schools Reopen In Kashmir After Winter Break

Schools in Kashmir re-opened Monday after remaining closed for.

CARS & BIKES

Maruti Unveils All-New Compact SUV Ignis In BS-VI Petrol Engine

Maruti Suzuki India on Friday unveiled its all-new compact SUV Ignis with a 1.2 litre BS-VI petrol…

CAREERS View all

Careers: Why You Should Choose History As Subject

Careers: Why You Should Choose History As Subject

History as a subject in India is vulnerable to an array of changes, especially with the change of the government at the centre or the states.

Career Counselling – The Ocean Of Promising Career Avenues

KHYEN CHYEN View all

Biryani Sales Surge As BJP Faces Defeat In Delhi Polls

Biryani Sales Surge As BJP Faces Defeat In Delhi Polls

Biryani sales in New Delhi soared after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) suffered a devastating loss in a key state election to the Aam Admi Party (AAP).

Food Lovers Have a New Address in Srinagar

TECHNOLOGY View all

Content Takedown And Users’ Rights

Content Takedown And Users’ Rights

We live in an era where the ebb and flow of societal discourse is increasingly channelled through intermediaries on the internet.

WhatsApp Now Has 2 Billion Users Globally

HEADS & TAILS View all

Why We Need To Stop Releasing Balloons

Why We Need To Stop Releasing Balloons

I have always hated kites and plastic straws long before I knew how many millions of lives they took. People who release pigeons and balloons at rallies have my undying hatred because the pigeons will die and the balloons will kill..

Beware of the New Danger!

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