EDITORIAL View all
Gandhi's engagement with the diaspora in the United States comes ahead of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's upcoming visit to the White House. So, their conduct, activities and utterances and the consequent attention they draw would be of a crucial political significance back ho.
TOP STORIES View all
The family of a young cancer patient from South Kashmir’s Pulwama district had to issue an appeal asking people not to donate further as their request for Rs eighty lakh had already been credited in their account in less than 24 hours. By the time of filing of this report on Friday night the amount was touching a whopping one crore rupees..
Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday said he was committed to making Jammu and Kashmir a hub of medical and wellness tourism, noting the setting up of several AYUSH hospitals and wellness centres in the Union Territory..
The young, affluent in technology and means of modern day communication can always harness the wisdom and information available with our elderly scholars and Sheikh Ul Aalam experts to create an archive of information and stir the stagnant airs of discussion and discourse
The drone attacks in Moscow and the retaliatory strikes in Kyiv demonstrate the perilous turn that the Russia-Ukraine conflict has taken. It is imperative for diplomatic efforts to be intensified, and for both sides to prioritize dialogue.
Muslims are encouraged to use their wealth and possessions responsibly and to be mindful of the impact their lifestyle choices have on themselves, their communities, and the environment. In this context, minimalism can align with Islamic values by promoting simplicity, contentment, and detachment from materialism.
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SPECIAL REPORT View all
Early marriage among the tribal community is a tradition which is very familiar in J&K’s Gujjar-Bakerwal tribe. Many girls from these communities of Kashmir still face this customary practice, robbing them of their education..
LOCAL View all
The Border Road Organisation (BRO) will complete the maintenance works on the Amarnath Yatra track by June 15, officials said on Friday..
CITY View all
Police on Wednesday filed an FIR against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and district development council (DDC) Srinagar member Aijaz Hussain Rather for allegedly assaulting a youth, besides harassing his family in Balhama area on the outskirts of Srinagar city. The case against Rather, Member of Haj Committee of In.
REGIONAL View all
At least 70 people were killed and more than 350 injured in a horrific train crash on Friday in Odisha involving the Bengaluru-Howrah Superfast Express, the Shalimar-Chennai Central Coromandel Express and a goods train..
WORLD View all
Both Ukraine and Russia reported on Tuesday morning that their capitals have been targeted by drones coming from the other side, as fighting between the warring neighbors intensifies..
LIFE & TIMES
Produced by Assad Motion Pictures song Dil Kehke Bhulaon is being released on 9th of June on Bollywood music platform ‘Panorama Music’..
Online search, dominated by Google for 25 years, has become as banal as making a phone call, but it could finally be getting a profound reset thanks to artificial intelligence..
While it is true that individual trees are immobile, as a species they can actually move and migrate as well as birds do! However, this takes place over a much different time frame..
There is now increasing scientific evidence that miswak has medicinal properties and helps fight plaque, recession of gums, tooth decay, bleeding gums, strengthen the enamel in your teeth, deep periodontal pocket and Leaves you with a healthy mouth..
Maths anxiety usually develops as a result of poor experiences with maths, which leads to negative thought patterns about your maths potential..
Thanks to their nitrogen-fixing ability, pulses are nutritional powerhouses: high in protein and fibre, and low in fat..
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..
BUSINESS View all
Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha addressed the World Milk Day Celebration and Summer Meet for Animal Husbandry and Dairy Sector, today..
SPORT View all
The closing ceremony of Farooq Memorial Open Taekwondo Championships was held at Sher-i-Kashmir Indoor Complex on Thursday..
HEALTH View all
On world no tobacco day, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Wednesday has sought blanket ban on all tobacco products in Kashmir..
ENVIRONMENT View all
Days after its inauguration, Jambu Zoo here has welcomed inmates of 17 different species, including leopard, black bear, deer and birds, according to officials..
All the selected pilgrims of Haj 2023 from Kashmir Division except Srinagar are informed to collect their passports and other material from their respective Deputy Commissioner's office from June 3, an official spokesperson said Thursday..
While most parts of the country are reeling under heat wave conditions, tourists are enjoying the pleasant weather in Kashmir as the Valley has witnessed rains over the past few days, leading to a drop in the mercury..
SpiceJet on Tuesday announced a substantial hike in the salary of its captains to ₹ 7.5 lakh per month for 75 hours of flying..
The govt has asked airlines to exercise moderation and ensure a balance in pricing of air tickets amid a spike in airfares on certain routes especially after suspension of flights by crisis-hit Go First, according to a senior official..
Several tourism stakeholders have expressed concern over the soaring air prices which they say have dampened the tourist inflow with the arrival of the peak season..
Aviation regulator DGCA on Monday directed crisis-hit Go First to immediately stop bookings and sale of tickets directly or indirectly till further orders, according to a source..
No-frills carrier Go First filing for insolvency proceedings and cancelling flights is bad for the airline industry as the move will reduce capacity and could push airfares in certain routes, travel agents' grouping TAAI said..
The country's domestic air traffic has been on the recovery path for the past many months after being severely hit by the coronavirus pandemic..
A 30-year old passenger from Kanpur who was travelling from Delhi to Bengaluru on an Indigo flight has been arrested for attempting to open the emergency exit mid-air, police said on Saturday..
At least 36000 from Jammu & Kashmir performed Umrah since September 2022 till this Ramadan, indicating 50 per cent increase of pilgrims compared to last year in the Union Territory..
Indian carriers will operate a total of 22,907 weekly domestic flights during the summer schedule starting from March 26..
“We are working on the project at the moment and hopefully it will be thrown open for the public in April this year.”.
An IndiGo flight from New Delhi to Odisha’s Deogarh was diverted to the Lucknow airport following a “specific bomb threat” which was later declared a hoax, the airlines said..
The country's airline industry is poised for expansion with more than 1,100 planes on order by various domestic carriers..
INTERVIEW View all
Anyone making a film about Kashmir should do their research and not follow the same formula as everyone else. Many films are made on the same subject, with only minor differences, but the central theme remains constant. There are many other aspects to Kashmir.
REVIEW View all
‘Dessicated Land - An American in Kashmir’ is a compilation of the American journalist David Lepeska's finest works from his time at Kashmir Observer, providing a stark portrayal of life in the conflict-ridden state..
CINEMA & TV View all
Kashmir is the finest destination for film shooting, India's G20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant said on Monday, as the three-day third tourism working group meeting of the powerful grouping kick-started here..
MEDIA View all
Press Information Bureau (PIB), Srinagar, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India today organised Media Workshop “Vartalap” at district Bandipora..
Kashmir Observer TV
In an interesting turn of events, Doodh Ganga has once again landed in limbo despite the mindless mining costing government dearly. Earlier, taking a serious note of the bulldozers battering its basin and banks, the National Green Tribunal imposed a penalty of Rs 1 crore on the Geology and Mining Department. The department was supposed to spend the amount on the restoration of the river. But while the work was executed, the payment was not released to the contractors forcing them to decry the official stance and seriousness over the welfare work..
Prevention of Atrocities Act a Non starter in JK ?.
This week's INKISHAF is on J&K Pollution Control Committee's move to put the Geology and Mining Department for pollution accessment of Doodh Ganga. But the deputed department is facing flak as it stands accused before the National Green Tribunal in illegal riverbed mining case..
The G20 delegates, who attended the 3rd working group meeting in Srinagar, besides visiting imperial Mughal Gardens, participated in a special Yoga session at Royal Springs Golf Course situated on the foothills of Zabarwan range on their last day of Kashmir visit..
Jammu and Kashmir’s Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Tuesday said that the UT reflects multi-cultural ethos of India and the administration led by him has revived film tourism under the film policy 2021 to open the gates of ‘paradise’ for Bollywood and Hollywood..
Delegates from different G-20 countries arrived in Srinagar amid unprecedented security cover on Monday to attend the 3rd Tourism Working Group Meeting at Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC) on the banks of Dal Lake..
Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today inaugurated the Jhelum Rajbagh Riverfront and dedicated the project to the public..
Th stage is all set for the first G20 meet in Srinagar from May 22-24, 2023. Some 100 delegates are likely to attend the third G20 tourism working group meeting in Srinagar..
This week's INKISHAF is on the official move to direct students to appear for the CUET exam outside J&K. As the decision triggered tempers in town, distressed students are expecting the government to intervene and ask the National Testing Agency to stretch the exam for a longer time so that all of them appear for the Computer Based Test within Jammu & Kashmir..
Lack of Safety Measures causing casualties among workers associated with the Power Department and Private Firms ..
CAREERS View all
To facilitate students who face financial constraints in accessing coaching outside the district, authorities in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar have come out with a unique offline-cum-online coaching programme for NEET aspirants.
KHYEN CHYEN View all
A 10-day "woman-led" food and cultural fair will be organised in Srinagar from March 15 to showcase diverse cuisines and unique indigenous products from across the country, an official said on Saturday..
TECHNOLOGY View all
An Android malware called 'Daam' that infects mobile phones and hacks into sensitive data like call records, contacts, history and camera has been found to be spreading, the national cyber security agency has said in its latest advisory..
CULTURE View all
The Kashmiri song not only tells the story of a bride and her father as they prepare for her wedding feast but also highlights the rich cultural heritage of Kashmir, with a message of love and care woven into its lyrics..