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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi had sent a message to his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and mother Sonia Gandhi before the Bharat Jodo Yatra entered Jammu and Kashmir, saying that he was "going to his home"..
CITY View all
After a grueling 4000 kilometer trek, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday showed his lighter side. He got engaged in an impromptu fun fight with his sister and party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi..
REGIONAL View all
The powerful blast occurred inside the mosque in the Police Lines area around 1.40 pm when worshippers, which included personnel of the police, army and bomb disposal squad - were offering the Zuhr (afternoon) prayers..
WORLD View all
“The Security Council which has been created back then” and given the primary responsibility of maintaining “international peace and security and preventing wars now is paralysed,” he told PTI ahead of his visit to India..
LIFE & TIMES
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..
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..
BUSINESS View all
Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday launched QR code-based labels of 13 GI and non-GI registered crafts here, terming the move as a landmark in preserving and promoting priceless artistic and cultural heritage of the Union Territory..
SPORT View all
Prime Minister Narinder Modi on Sunday spoke about Snow Cricket held at Syedabad, Pulwama, Kashmir in his radio programme ‘Man Ki Baat’..
HEALTH View all
"WHO is releasing an urgent call to action to countries to prevent, detect and respond to incidents of substandard and falsified medical products," the global health agency said..
ENVIRONMENT View all
The Chief Secretary directed the Forest Department to complete digitalization of boundaries of all forests of Jammu & Kashmir within a year.
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
“Our upbringing in a place like Kashmir has made us men of character and this is what keeps us going.”.
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
People of Kashmir are queuing up to watch Shah Rukh Khan-starrer "Pathaan", making it the first film to have houseful shows in 33 years in the Valley..
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..
Amid tight security, R-Day functions were held across Jammu Kashmir with political leaders and heads of departments unfurling tricolour with festive fervour..
This week's INKISHAF is on the medieval method of answering nature's call in Jammu Kashmir declared 'Open Defecation Free' in 2018. Due to mismanagement of funds and administrative inability to construct lavatories under SBM Gramin, many people are still defecating openly..
The Progressive Writers Movement era wordsmith whose resilient literary campaign made him a soldier of Kashmiri language, Rehman Rahi passes away in Srinagar at the age of 98 on Monday. Born on 6 May 1925, Rahi rose to become Kashmir's legendary poet, translator and critic and won the Sahitya Akademi Award, the Padma Shri and India's highest literary award, the Jnanpith Award for his massive literary contribution..
This week's INKISHAF is on the Postal Department's alleged unfair exams - promoting the Crime Branch indicted officials while silencing and sidelining a whistle-blower..
The outgoing year was filled with twists and turns with some developments becoming the talk of the town and triggering endless public debates and discussions..
This week's INKISHAF is on the growing fire incidents creating the need for the augmented Fire and Emergency Services across the valley. The upgraded firefighting infrastructure is the best defence given how Kashmir has suffered massive losses in last 6 years..
A fortnight after a Sopore girl jumped into Jhelum in a distressed state of mind, her body remains untraced. The unending search is keeping both the town as well as the family on the edge..
This week's INKISHAF is on Jammu and Kashmir's largest fruit mandi where shambled roads and poor drainage is giving a bad name to the Rs 10,000 crore Kashmiri Fruit Industry..
This week's INKISHAF is on the unhygienic water of Doodh Ganga supplied to some 5 lakh residents of uptown Srinagar..
In Kashmir’s rich mystic tradition, the singers like Ami Katchur are fuelling the meditative mood of masses with their melodies..
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
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..