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A total of 187 militants were killed and 111 counter-militancy operations carried out in Jammu and Kashmir in 2022, Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday..
CITY View all
Police on Tuesday arrested three employees of the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) for allegedly assaulting traffic cops who had issued a challan for violating the Motor Vehicle Act..
REGIONAL View all
The five judges -- Justices Pankaj Mithal, Sanjay Karol, P V Sanjay Kumar, Ahsanuddin Amanullah and Manoj Misra -- were administered the oath during a swearing-in ceremony held in the Supreme Court premises..
WORLD View all
Turkiye's disaster management agency said the country's death toll had risen to 6,957, bringing the overall total to 9,487, including fatalities reported in neighbouring Syria, since Monday's earthquake and multiple aftershocks..
LIFE & TIMES
Negative emotions, anxiety and depression are thought to promote the onset of neurodegenerative diseases and dementia..
While exciting, the transition from employee to entrepreneur was not an easy one as Rigzin discovered. Being self-taught comes with its own unique set of challenges. Every initial step was a lesson in patience and perseverance.
Combining poetry and meditation may help discover new angles on the world by enabling researchers to take an unorthodox approach to data collection and analysis, new research says..
Many people’s default when preparing fruit and vegetables is to peel them. But often, it’s not necessary. There are important nutrients in the peel. And, what’s more, discarded fruit and veg peels contribute to climate change..
Since the first iPhone launched 15 years ago, consumer shopping habits have slowly but relentlessly shifted toward mobile devices..
Playing sounds to people while they are asleep can be used to help them to forget or weaken traumatic and intrusive memories, according to a study..
And as energy, transport, fuel and groceries all get more expensive, there are fears that over 4 million British households are experiencing financial difficulties..
For parents, children and teachers, one of the most striking memories of the pandemic will be the sudden transition to online learning..
Karbala is a passionate yearning of Islamic Ideal. It is spiritual and strenuous longing of seemingly elusive values of purity, piety, equity and liberality.
In many countries, inequalities in income and wealth have been rising since the 1980s. It has been estimated that the top 1% of income earners globally earn 20 per cent of total income..
Teeth don’t have to be white to be healthy. As is often the case, what we now believe to signify health in people is actually an aesthetic preference (such as the constantly shifting but always slim definition of a 'healthy' body type)..
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..
BUSINESS View all
The RBI's six-member Monetary Policy Committee voted 4-2 to raise the benchmark repurchase or repo rate to 6.50 per cent and retain its stance of withdrawing accommodation, which was adopted early last year..
SPORT View all
Real Kashmir FC are set to take on Sudeva Delhi today, Wednesday, February 8, at Synthetic Turf TRC. The match is slated for a 2:00 PM kick off..
HEALTH View all
On world cancer day, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Saturday called for population-based cancer screening in Kashmir valley..
ENVIRONMENT View all
Despite the blanket ban on single-use plastic items, the rampant use of polythene is significantly contributing to the environmental pollution in Srinagar and other parts of the valley..
A Goa-bound chartered flight from Moscow with 240 passengers on board was diverted to Uzbekistan in the early hours of the morning today, after the authorities at the Dabolim airport in the state received an email, which claimed that there was a bomb on the plane, police said..
India's domestic passenger traffic grew 13.69 per cent year-on-year to 127.35 lakh in December, according to DGCA monthly traffic data released on Thursday..
Hundreds of flights were grounded across the United States on Wednesday after a computer outage at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)..
Islam's annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia will return to pre-pandemic levels this year after restrictions saw the annual religious commemoration curtailed over concerns about the coronavirus, authorities say..
Indian airlines carried 1.14 crore passengers in October, 10 per cent higher than the number of people flown in September..
The domestic airlines industry is projected to post a loss of Rs 15,000-17,000 crore in the current fiscal as their financial performance is likely to remain under pressure in the near term, a report said on Friday..
Air passenger traffic volume is expected to recover to the pre-pandemic level, implying a robust 75 per cent year-on-year growth this fiscal, a report said on Monday..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday described the number of daily domestic air passengers nearing the pre-COVID level as a "great sign" and said the focus is on improving connectivity across the country..
Indian airlines carried 1.01 crore passengers in August, reflecting a more than 4 per cent growth in domestic air traffic compared to the previous month..
There have been various incidents of bird hits during the last few weeks. On August 4, Go First's flight to Chandigarh returned to Ahmedabad on Thursday after suffering a bird hit..
Limits imposed on domestic airfares will be removed from August 31, after a span of approximately 27 months, the Union Aviation Ministry said on Wednesday..
Aviation regulator DGCA, on Wednesday, ordered SpiceJet to operate maximum 50 per cent of its flights, which were approved for summer schedule, for a period of eight weeks..
SpiceJet's Delhi-Dubai flight was on Tuesday diverted to Karachi as the fuel indicator started malfunctioning, officials of the aviation regulator DGCA said..
The J&K Haj Committee on Tuesday asked the selected Haj pilgrims to deposit arrangement dues, including insurance premium, transport charges from and other charges in the Committee’s bank account..
INTERVIEW View all
"Let me tell you the whole of Ladakh has got united. There is no party, no religion, and no community that doesn’t support the sixth schedule. BJP introduced this idea, kept it in their election manifesto but unfortunately they later backtracked".
REVIEW View all
The level of education among Muslims is the poorest in the country in proportion to their population. The reason that she cites is their disdain towards secular and modern education..
CINEMA & TV View all
Tauqeer Zaidi, a poet, Director and producer from Allahabad whose songs became chartbusters of Bollywood during late 1990s is now getting ready to shoot his upcoming film, "Unseen Love Lane," in the month of May 2023..
MEDIA View all
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Monday issued the guidelines for Television Channels in India and among other things asked private broadcasters to undertake public service broadcasting for 30 minutes every day..
Since the old "Jashn-e-Kashmir" days when his hometown became a competing war-turf between Shers and Bakras, a laconic luthier had been guarding his neutrality and unassumingly making some of the finest musical instruments in his meditative workshop nestled on the banks of the musing Jhelum. Years later, the old city artisan became the talk of the town after the Government of India honoured his rare workmanship with the country's fourth highest civilian award..
In an interesting turn of events Police on Tuesday booked three officials of Srinagar Municipality (SMC) for demolishing a traffic police picket in Srinagar. The incident came amid massive demolition drive in Kashmir and resultant protests. SMC officials came in a bulldozer and removed the traffic picket they said was erected on encroached state land. Traffic Cops can be heard shouting that no prior notice was served before demolition. Two sides had a tiff over the issue. Police took cognisance and lodged an FIR against SMC employees for breaking traffic booth as well as assaulting traffic personnel on duty in Srinagar. In a tweet, Srinagar police wrote, “An incident has come to notice wherein one SMC employee aggrieved by challan on not having HSRP, came back and broke a traffic booth with others, later assaulted traffic personnel on duty. In this regards FIR has been registered against 3 what it called delinquent SMC employees..
Six days after J&K administration led by Lt Governor Manoj Sinha launched an unprecedented but controversial anti-encroachment drive to retrieve thousands of acres of state land leaders of three major political parties broke their silence on Monday..
This week's INKISHAF is from Maharashtra's Nagpur where cemented concrete roads are being constructed in every nook and cranny. These routes having a long life are ideal for Kashmir Valley marred by weather vagaries..
Two Polish tourists died in a massive avalanche that hit the upper reaches of popular ski resort of Gulmarg in North Kashmir on Wednesday..
In an ongoing anti-encroachment drive on state land, 52 kanals of land belonging to Makhan Lal Dhar of the Dhar Pharmacy fame and Nedous Hotel in Srinagar were retrieved by authorities on Tuesday..
Rahul Gandhi's Bharat Jodo Yatra concluded in Srinagar with a spectacular public rally on Monday. Leaders of several national and regional parties braved snowfall and bone-chilling cold to share the stage with Congress leaders at Srinagars Sher-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium. With the Monday rally, the curtains have come down on the yatra that traversed a dozen states in nearly five months after its launch on September 7 last year in Kanyakumari..
Press Conference of Rahul Gandhi at Taj Vivanta after conclusion of the Bharat Jodo Yatra in Srinagar..
In the ongoing anti-encroachment drive on state land, the Shopian administration Saturday sealed 40 shops and retrieved 100s of kanals of land including 15 kanals of orchard land of former finance minister, Haseeb Drabu..
Resuming the Bharat Jodo Yatra from Awantipora's Chersoo village on Saturday, Rahul Gandhi was joined by PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti and his sister Priyanka Gandhi on way to Srinagar..
CAREERS View all
Kashmir Observer in association with Buddy4Study.com presents scholarships available for the meritorious students of Jammu and Kashmir..
KHYEN CHYEN View all
The Jammu and Kashmir government has launched a Rs 879-crore food processing project with an aim to revolutionise the food processing sector and change the lives of farmers in the Union Territory..
TECHNOLOGY View all
Warning against the vulnerabilities of the high-speed 5G telecom network, papers submitted at a key security meet have noted that it can provide an excellent platform for middlemen and agents for creating linkages for crimes..
CULTURE View all
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who set off a national debate when he walked the Bharat Jodo Yatra in a T-shirt in north India’s cold winter, donned a ‘pheran’ to ward off Kashmir’s bone-freezing chill on Monday and also to convey a message..