LOCAL View all
The HELP Foundation in collaboration with Kashmir American Society for Healthcare, Medical Education and Research (KASHMER) held a program on the importance of Mental Health awareness and substance abuse..
CITY View all
All rushed inside to get their jobs done. After all wire was connected temporarily and could fall again. But once we rushed in we found rooms chocked as there is no waiting area not to talk of any seating arrangement.
REGIONAL View all
Hackers have allegedly demanded an estimated Rs 200 crore in cryptocurrency from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi as its server remained out of order for the sixth consecutive day, official sources said..
WORLD View all
The Katara Cultural Village Mosque in Qatar’s capital of Doha has become the focus of attention for World Cup fans who want to get to know about Islam..
LIFE & TIMES
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..
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.
BUSINESS View all
The fruits of business investments and industries brought into Jammu and Kashmir after 2019 will be visible by the next year, even as the administration is working to achieve a target of securing investments worth Rs 75,000 crore..
SPORT View all
Mohammed Kudus scored twice, including the go-ahead goal after South Korea evened the match in the second half, and Ghana staved off elimination at the World Cup with a 3-2 victory on Monday..
HEALTH View all
Directorate of Health Services Kashmir on Wednesday constituted a three member committee to streamline the Free Drug Policy and monitor the Drugs Inventory and availability in the Valley..
ENVIRONMENT View all
Amid the presence of black bear in north Kashmir areas, the Wildlife Protection department has issued an advisory, asking the orchardists to dump the leftover apple in a pit to avoid man - wild animal conflict..
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..
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..
INTERVIEW View all
On the eve of National Cancer Awareness Day, observed on November 7 every year, Dr. Fir Afroz , who heads Radiation Oncology Department of SKIMS talks to Kashmir Observer, arguing that awareness is the most potent tool to fight the dreadful disease..
REVIEW View all
Phones and iPads have become pacifiers, a bit like what TV was to parents in the 1980s. Research suggests that technology is not the best early experience to fire the neurons. How much screen time should they have in the early years? Is the addictive nature troubling?.
CINEMA & TV View all
Time after time, what are clearly acts of violence against women on screen are repackaged as declarations of passionate love without giving thought to the social ramifications of such a twisted reading of romance and desire.
MEDIA View all
The Editors Guild of India on Friday voiced "deep concern" over recent threats issued to journalists working in Kashmir by suspected militant organisations, and the subsequent resignation of five mediapersons..
The biggest global sports event at Qatar has created a wave of excitement in Kashmir where locals are batting for their favourite teams and footballers..
This week's INKISHAF is on the unending challenges faced by persons with disabilities on sports and education front..
South Asia's oldest mosque remains a historical symbol of the Indo-Arabic trade ties and faithful connection..
Community welfare groups Monday came together to celebrate the life and times of Kashmir's eminent persianate poet, Khwaja Mohammad Amin Darab, in Srinagar's Amar Singh Club..
Apni Party chief Altaf Bukhari Saturday said his party will hire lawyers to fight for the restoration of Article 370, 35-A in Supreme Court..
Three-day 'Startup for Livelihood' event concluded on Friday with the active participation of enterprising youth and experts..
This week's INKISHAF is on male Panchayat members' reluctant to call Gram Sabha with a proper quorum and thereby denying capacity building to women members..
Many Kashmiris have made it to notable lists of achievers recently. Keeping up with the legacy, five friends from IOT, University of Kashmir have successfully had their patent accepted for a smart rice cooker which operates through phone and is diabetes friendly. Listen to this podcast to hear their story as Jehangir and Sajid from the group get into a candid discussion with KO’s Tooba Towfiq about their tryst with innovation and their struggles..
Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh Wednesday inaugurated Kashmir Expo, a three-day 'Start-up for Livelihood' event, at SKICC..
The Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India and the National Innovation Foundation (NIF) – India are organizing Kashmir Expo from 9th to 11th November 2022 at SKICC. Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh is scheduled to Inaugurate the event tomorrow..
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
Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have issued a ‘food alert’ asking consumers to stop using ‘Sweetened Condensed Partly Skimmed Milk’ (Nestlé Milkmaid)..
TECHNOLOGY View all
Meta-owned messaging platform WhatsApp on Monday announced the launch of a new ‘Message Yourself’ feature in India, in the coming weeks..
CULTURE View all
The weeklong event organized by INTACH in collaboration with HELP foundation seeks to bring forth the contribution of Mohammad Amin Darab in Persian poetry and literature before the Kashmiri people..