LOCAL View all
At least three civilians on Tuesday were injured when unknown militants hurled a grenade upon government forces in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district..
CITY View all
An awareness programme on Menstrual Hygiene was conducted by JK Women’s Welfare Foundation at Government Girls Higher Secondary School (GHSS) Kothi Bagh. The event was held with the support of the Indian Army..
REGIONAL View all
A district court on Tuesday fixed May 26 for hearing on the maintainability of the Gyanvapi-Shringar Gauri complex case..
WORLD View all
The number of people forced to flee conflict, violence, human rights violations and persecution has crossed the milestone of 100 million for the first time on record, propelled by the war in Ukraine and other deadly conflicts..
LIFE & TIMES
Cars are getting smarter. While you can’t buy a true self-driving car at a dealership, the vehicles that are available are still crammed full of the newest tech—even if some features are gimmicky..
Numerous studies have shown that consuming olive oil – in particular extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) – can have many different benefits for our health..
While the one-handed claw is seemingly the most convenient way to grip your device, over prolonged periods of time, it could be doing damage to your wrist and aggravating your ulnar nerve—among other issues..
They ride better; they stop better—so everything's great, right? The problem is that modern cars almost invariably feel a bit boring to drive. The issue is more acute the longer you've been driving, as you might expect, since the cause is technological progression—specifically, power steering..
The 'impostor syndrome' is a psychological pattern in which an individual doubts his/her skills, talents or accomplishments..
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..
BUSINESS View all
Buckling under pressure, the government on Saturday cut excise duty on petrol by a record Rs 8 per litre and that on diesel by Rs 6 per litre to give relief to consumers battering under high fuel prices that have also pushed inflation to a record high..
SPORT View all
An unidentified male body was recovered near Vishow Nallah at Aadbal Watoo village in Damhal Hanjipora area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday..
HEALTH View all
Unvaccinated people threaten the safety of those who are vaccinated against Covid-19 even when the immunisation rates are high, according to a modelling study published on Monday..
ENVIRONMENT View all
The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change have declared 62.2 square kilometers around Gulmarg Wildlife Sanctuary as eco-sensitive zone (ESZ)..
Private airliner Go First, formerly known as GoAir, has become the first airline to receive approval from the Airports Authority of India for night parking at Srinagar as well as Jammu airports, officials said on Friday..
Go First on Tuesday said it has stopped operating Srinagar-Sharjah flight from March 27 as it does not have the requisite bilateral rights..
The Srinagar International Airport marked the busiest day in its history, handling its highest number of per day passengers at nearly 15,200 on Monday, with 7,305 arrivals in 102 flights, officials said..
The authorities at the Srinagar airport have installed six new modern equipment including In-Line Baggage System(ILBS) in an attempt to enhance the air-navigation of the aircraft, passenger safety and security..
Regular international flights are likely to resume from March 15 and will follow the standard operating procedures effective at Indian airports for foreign arrivals and departure, government sources said on Monday..
Vistara airline had cancelled several flights for the month of February while many more were rescheduled due to low demand, sources in aviation disclosed on Sunday..
The suspension of scheduled international passenger flights in the country has been extended till February 28, aviation regulator DGCA said on Wednesday..
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..
INTERVIEW View all
In a candid chat with Kashmir Observer, Dr. Majid, Scientist and Coordinator at Government of Jammu and Kashmir’s Climate Change Centre, offers some expert insights into the changing weather patterns..
REVIEW View all
The current issue of the magazine viz 'Naya Waraq-56' contains fiction, poetry, articles on various literary topics, book reviews and more..
CINEMA & TV View all
Much to the benefit of economy, Bollywood is again turning its eyes and cameras towards its once favourite shooting destination ‘Kashmir’ following the launch of Film Policy in Jammu and Kashmir..
MEDIA View all
Israeli army has shot and killed an Al Jazeera reporter in the occupied West Bank, Palestine's Health Ministry and the Qatar-based news channel said..
As the Forest Rights Act 2006 remains in limbo in Kashmir, the new jungle order is only violating the Supreme Court order of 2019. Watch more in this week's INKISHAF..
Latest central government’s reports on unemployment index have painted a grim picture of Kashmir’s job market prompting many experts to say that the region is passing through a distressed phase..
In Kashmir, official hush over the penalty being collected from citizens for violating the COVID protocol since 2020 has put the entire exercise under scanner. Watch more in this week's INKISHAF..
Kashmir's Old City is witnessing a silent craft revival following the UNESCO distinction. Leading from the front is Arifa, the new-age Kashmiri artisan reviving the traditional mat called Namda in the valley..
As Kashmir bagged second Pulitzer in three years, the feat was hailed as a major boost to the tribe terming the moment as exemplary and inspiring..
After a long wait, government's decision to constitute 10 district commissions in Kashmir has come as a big relief to consumers, but do the newly-appointed members carry the right CV for the job? Know in this week's INKISHAF..
Although J&K is doing relatively better than many states in India, spousal violence is still estimated to be over 13% here. However, numbers in such matters rarely tell an accurate story..
Kashmir's riverbed mining sites have become the gross violation zones due to the inability of the Environmental Impact Assessment Authority to act against the willful offenders. Watch more in this week's INKISHAF..
Kashmir's famed lake lately lost its literary address when the iconic Gulshan Bookshop departed on directives and disappointed the book lovers of the city sans reading rooms..
Watch how Village Gram Sabhas have become a mockery of Panchayati Raj system's grassroot democracy campaign in Kashmir, in this week's Inkishaf..
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CAREERS View all
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided to introduce the common university entrance test (CUET) for post graduate courses also from this year, Chairman Jagadesh Kumar said on Thursday..
KHYEN CHYEN View all
Pizza has gained a reputation of being one of the world’s most famous and favourite foods. Every country has its own style of making and baking its pizza..
TECHNOLOGY View all
The board of Twitter has agreed to a $44bn (£34.5bn) takeover offer from the billionaire Elon Musk..