EDITORIAL View all

LG’s outreach

LG’s outreach

It would be interesting to see what redeeming difference to the existing state of affairs would be made by the fresh engagement between the government and the major politicians of the UT. The situation has not been encouraging on this front over the last three years..

TOP STORIES View all

Supreme Court: Nupur Sharma’s ‘Loose Tongue Set Entire Country On Fire’

Supreme Court: Nupur Sharma’s ‘Loose Tongue Set Entire Country On Fire’

The Supreme Court on Friday came down heavily on suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma for her derogatory comments against the Prophet, saying her "loose tongue" has "set the entire country on fire" and that she is "single-handedly responsible for what is happening in the country"..

Summer Vacations In Kashmir Schools From July 4

Summer Vacations In Kashmir Schools From July 4

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday announced 10-day summer vacations in all the schools across the Kashmir Valley and summer zones of Jammu division amid the sweltering heat wave..

Is J&K Headed Towards a Drought Year and Water Crisis? 

Is J&K Headed Towards a Drought Year and Water Crisis? 

The government needs to form a team to tackle the emerging crisis at the earliest. The recent few spells of rainfall won't compensate for the loss we are facing since 2 years.

New Global Development Partnerships

Don’t Fret Over Floods 

Bilawal’s Outreach

Pilgrims’ Progress

Pilgrims’ Progress

The pilgrimage has a huge spiritual significance for Hindu community in J&K and across the country. Muslims in Kashmir Valley have always ensured that pilgrims are treated like their valued guests. The yatris have always been welcomed by the local people.

Mend Srinagar’s Roads

Fresh Covid Outbreak

India-Pak Dead-End

In Sickness and In Health: Celebrating Doctors

In Sickness and In Health: Celebrating Doctors

The incidents of manhandling doctors by patient attendants have been on the rise. This was inconceivable only a few years ago but has now become frequent and grave in our medical care sector where doctors have to run for their lives in case of any mishap which is beyond their control.

In the Name of Competition, Why Must School Make My Daughter Sad?

Hobbies are Game Changers for Your Kid’s Mental Health 

Russia-China Ties Under Stress?

IN FOCUS

SPECIAL REPORT View all

Kashmir’s ‘Biggest Animal’ Returns to Haunt Human Habitations

Kashmir’s ‘Biggest Animal’ Returns to Haunt Human Habitations

At a time when a man-eater is being hunted for preying on three children in Kashmir, the new wild sightings have ended an officially-declared disappearance of a bear now haunting humans in their own habitats..

LOCAL View all

CBK Charges Two For Duping Job Aspirants

CBK Charges Two For Duping Job Aspirants

Crime Branch Kashmir on Saturday produced final charge sheet against two persons for duping number innocent persons on the pretext of providing government jobs with one of them impersonating himself as a high rank government official..

Fourth Batch Of Over 6,000 Pilgrims Leaves For Amarnath From Jammu

AEE Terminated From Service For Unauthorised Absence

Advisory Issued For Yatris, Tourists In Pahalgam, Sonamarg

CITY View all

DC Reviews Arrangements For Eid-Ul-Azha In Srinagar

DC Reviews Arrangements For Eid-Ul-Azha In Srinagar

To review the arrangements for the upcoming festival of Eid-ul-Azha, a meeting of all Zonal Officers was held under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad ..

J&K Bank Commissions 3 ATMs In Srinagar

CUS Hosts Dr Ashok For Special Session On NEP-2020

Felicitation Programme For ‘Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2021-2022’ Held

REGIONAL View all

Muslim Organisations Condemn Udaipur Killing, Call It ‘Un-Islamic’

Muslim Organisations Condemn Udaipur Killing, Call It ‘Un-Islamic’

Prominent Muslim organisations have condemned the the brutal killing of a tailor in Udaipur, calling it "un-Islamic" and asserting that no person has the right to take law into one's hands..

31% Of Rajya Sabha MPs Have Criminal Cases: Report

India Bans Twitter Accounts Of Several Pak Journos, Diplomatic Missions

LAC Stalemate | India Will Not Cede An Inch Of Land To Anyone: Rajnath

WORLD View all

WHO: Covid-19 Cases Rising Nearly Everywhere In The World

WHO: Covid-19 Cases Rising Nearly Everywhere In The World

The number of new coronavirus cases rose by 18 per cent in the last week, with more than 4.1 million cases reported globally, according to the World Health Organisation..

Israel’s Parliament Dissolves, Sets 5th Election In 4 Years

NATO Chief: Alliances Faces Biggest Challenge Since WWII

US: 46 Migrants Found Dead In Abandoned Trailer In San Antonio

LIFE & TIMES

White Teeth Does Not Mean Good Teeth

White Teeth Does Not Mean Good Teeth

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)..

These Are The Most Useless Car Tech Features

These Are The Most Useless Car Tech Features

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..

Extra Virgin Olive Oil: Why It’s Healthier Than Other Cooking Oils

Extra Virgin Olive Oil: Why It’s Healthier Than Other Cooking Oils

Numerous studies have shown that consuming olive oil – in particular extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) – can have many different benefits for our health..

Have You Been Holding Your Phone Wrong This Whole Time?

Have You Been Holding Your Phone Wrong This Whole Time?

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..

Here’s Why Modern Cars Feel So Lifeless To Drive

Here’s Why Modern Cars Feel So Lifeless To Drive

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..

6 In 10 Indian Workers Suffering From Pandemic-Led Imposter Syndrome

6 In 10 Indian Workers Suffering From Pandemic-Led Imposter Syndrome

The 'impostor syndrome' is a psychological pattern in which an individual doubts his/her skills, talents or accomplishments..

8 Things Japanese Do That Helps Them Live Long

8 Things Japanese Do That Helps Them Live Long

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.

Most Employees Favour Hybrid Model Of Work Post Pandemic: Survey

Most Employees Favour Hybrid Model Of Work Post Pandemic: Survey

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 Improved Since Onset Of Covid-19: Survey

Workplace Culture Improved Since Onset Of Covid-19: Survey

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..

‘43% Teachers Unhappy, 9% Totally Dissatisfied With Online Teaching’

‘43% Teachers Unhappy, 9% Totally Dissatisfied With Online Teaching’

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..

Mental Reattachment To Work Vital For Success Of Leaders

Mental Reattachment To Work Vital For Success Of Leaders

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..

Study: High Blood Pressure Doubled Globally In 30 Years

Study: High Blood Pressure Doubled Globally In 30 Years

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..

Is Desk Job Making You Fat?

Is Desk Job Making You Fat?

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 Become A Mostly Childhood Disease In Few Years: Study

Covid-19 May Become A Mostly Childhood Disease In Few Years: Study

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.

BUSINESS View all

Govt Hikes Gold Import Duty To 15%

Govt Hikes Gold Import Duty To 15%

The government has hiked gold import duty to 15 per cent from 10.75 per cent to check current account deficit (CAD) and rising import of the yellow metal..

Cryptocurrencies Clear Danger, Says RBI Governor

J&K Bank Gets Board Nod To Raise Up To Rs 2,000 Cr

Sacrificial Animals To Be Costlier By Rs 25/Kg This Eid

ENVIRONMENT View all

ISG, Amar Singh College Commemorate World Environment Day

ISG, Amar Singh College Commemorate World Environment Day

The Workshop comprised of inaugural/technical session with a keynote and invited lectures and an interactive poster exhibition highlighting the applications of Geoinformatics in earth and environmental sciences..

62.2 Square Km Area In Gulmarg Declared Eco-Sensitive Zone

Cleanliness Drive Launched To ‘Save Hokersar Wetland’

Stone Crushers In Rajouri: NGT Seeks Report

TRAVEL

Haj Pilgrims Asked To Deposit Arrangement Dues

Haj Pilgrims Asked To Deposit Arrangement Dues

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..

Go First Gets AAI Nod For Night Parking At Jammu, Srinagar Airports

Go First Gets AAI Nod For Night Parking At Jammu, Srinagar Airports

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..

Pak Airspace Denial Grounds Srinagar-Sharjah Flight

Pak Airspace Denial Grounds Srinagar-Sharjah Flight

Go First on Tuesday said it has stopped operating Srinagar-Sharjah flight from March 27 as it does not have the requisite bilateral rights..

Srinagar Airport Scripts History: 102 Flights Operated On Busiest Day

Srinagar Airport Scripts History: 102 Flights Operated On Busiest Day

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..

Srinagar Airport Adds More Equipments For Fliers Safety

Srinagar Airport Adds More Equipments For Fliers Safety

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 Int’l Flights Likely to Resume from March 15

Regular Int’l Flights Likely to Resume from March 15

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 Cancels Several Flights For February: Report

Vistara Cancels Several Flights For February: Report

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..

International Flights Again Suspended Till Feb 28

International Flights Again Suspended Till Feb 28

The suspension of scheduled international passenger flights in the country has been extended till February 28, aviation regulator DGCA said on Wednesday..

17% Rise In Number Of Domestic Air Passengers In Nov: DGCA

17% Rise In Number Of Domestic Air Passengers In Nov: DGCA

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 Suspends International Flights Till Jan 31

India Suspends International Flights Till Jan 31

India will keep its scheduled international passenger flights suspended till January 31 next year, aviation regulator DGCA said on Thursday..

India To Resume Scheduled International Flights From December 15

India To Resume Scheduled International Flights From December 15

Scheduled international flights to and from India will be resumed from December 15, the Civil Aviation Ministry said on Friday..

International Flight Services To Normalise By Year End: Govt

International Flight Services To Normalise By Year End: Govt

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 Sets Age Limit For Overseas Umrah Pilgrims

Saudi Arabia Sets Age Limit For Overseas Umrah Pilgrims

Saudi Arabia has said that it will only allow people aged 18 to 50 to perform the Umrah pilgrimage..

‘Do Not Travel To J&K’: US Travel Advisory To Citizens

‘Do Not Travel To J&K’: US Travel Advisory To Citizens

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..

INTERVIEW View all

Kashmir Runs In My Blood, Willing To Help Anyone: Prof. Veena Pandita

Kashmir Runs In My Blood, Willing To Help Anyone: Prof. Veena Pandita

Professor Veena Pandita, who held twin positions as Director of the State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT), J&K, and Chairperson of the Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE), retired from government service on June 30, 2022..

INTERVIEW: ‘Srinagar Needs Holistic Urban Planning’

Never Seen Before—‘4 Lakh Tourists, 6 Lakh Vehicles and Smart Bunkers’

REVIEW View all

‘Birds of the Snows’: A Crucial Coming-of-Age Saga 

‘Birds of the Snows’: A Crucial Coming-of-Age Saga 

Abbu had once told Sheba that it greatly influenced handicrafts in the Valley, with its fire-spewing dragons, chinar leaves,nightingales, flowers and creepers painted delicately on the papier mâché items in vibrant colours, and also carved painstakingly on wooden artefacts..

Manto On ‘The Urinal’ Near Congress House And Jinnah Hall 

Of Mehmood, Angrezi and Immigrants

CINEMA & TV View all

Film Policy Will Revive Film Tourism, Boost Economy In J&K: Govt

Film Policy Will Revive Film Tourism, Boost Economy In J&K: Govt

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..

Kashmir Director To Bring Out Story Of Love

5 Lata Mangeshkar Songs That Became Kashmir Melodies

MEDIA View all

3 J&K Photojournalists Receive Pulitzer In New York

3 J&K Photojournalists Receive Pulitzer In New York

After a pandemic-induced hiatus, two Kashmiri photojournalists and their Jammu colleague were among dozens of journalists, poets and authors who were honoured at the Pulitzer Prizes ceremony held at Columbia University on Saturday..

UN Says Aljazeera Journalist Abu Akleh Killed by Israel

Refrain From Advertising Online Betting Platforms: I&B Ministry To Media

OTV

The Old School That Shaped Generations in Kashmir

The Old School That Shaped Generations in Kashmir

Amid the boom in private schools, the classic campus of Biscoe and Mallinson remains the first among the equals for its contribution towards the education and overall personality development in Kashmir..

Presser of Former JK CM Mehbooba Mufti

Presser of Former JK CM Mehbooba Mufti

The People's Democratic Party President and Former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti addressed a press conference in Srinagar on Saturday..

Kashmir’s Untreated Waste

Kashmir’s Untreated Waste

As construction and demolition waste remains untreated in Srinagar city and other Kashmir towns, government's inability to create storage and processing facility has become an open violation of the Construction and Demolition Waste Management Rules 2016. Watch more in this week's INKISHAF..

Drizzle and Deluge

Drizzle and Deluge

Relentless summer shower has triggered a flood alarm in Kashmir with Jhelum and it's tributaries overflowing and inundating civilian areas..

Wild Casualties of Kashmir

Wild Casualties of Kashmir

The deadly man-wild conflict once again inflict fatalities on Kashmir lately and prompted the wildlife department to press poachers into action to hunt the man-eater on prowl..

Misery of Kashmir’s Model Town  

Misery of Kashmir’s Model Town  

Declared as a Model Town in 1986 and designated as a Pilgrim Tourism destination, why is Chararsharief in shambles? Watch more in this week's INKISHAF..

Powerless Villages of Kashmir

Powerless Villages of Kashmir

Inspite of Saubhagaya Scheme claiming to be making Jammu Kashmir 100 per cent electrified, why some villages remain unelectrified in the region? Watch more in this week's INKISHAF.  .

Kashmir’s Ostracised Gender

Kashmir’s Ostracised Gender

Despite enactment of Transgender Persons Protection Rights Act 2019, why are transgenders deprived of their rights in Kashmir. Watch more in this week's INKISHAF..

Sanctuary of Solace – Shrines of Kashmir

Sanctuary of Solace – Shrines of Kashmir

Shrines greatly influence life in Kashmir grappling with a sense of melancholy and misery. People swarm these sanctums to seek some solace and unburden themselves while following the religious routine..

Boulevard Blues: A Walk Not to Remember

Boulevard Blues: A Walk Not to Remember

At a time when the iconic stretch in Srinagar is witnessing a festive tourist footfall, commoners and sightseers are grumbling about messy and muddy sidewalk..

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CAREERS View all

CUET For PG Admissions From 2022 Academic Session: UGC Chairman

CUET For PG Admissions From 2022 Academic Session: UGC Chairman

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..

SC Refuses To Postpone GATE Examination Scheduled For February 5

KHYEN CHYEN View all

Srinagar Ranks Among 75 Top Distts Of India Under ‘Eat Right Challenge’

Srinagar Ranks Among 75 Top Distts Of India Under ‘Eat Right Challenge’

The Srinagar District has figured in top 75 Districts of the country in implementation of the ‘Eat Right Challenge for Cities and Districts’ of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI.

Pizza Places You Might Want To Check Out In Kashmir

TECHNOLOGY View all

Elon Musk Buys Twitter For $44bn

Elon Musk Buys Twitter For $44bn

The board of Twitter has agreed to a $44bn (£34.5bn) takeover offer from the billionaire Elon Musk..

YouTube Suffers Global Outage, Firm Says Fixed All Issues

CULTURE View all

Life in Outside Clusters—Where Kashmiri Culture Warms Hearth and Hearts

Life in Outside Clusters—Where Kashmiri Culture Warms Hearth and Hearts

“In winters, when my father wears pheran, people get very curious about his attire. They sometimes.

‘Sweet, Humble, Generous’: Kashmir in Haryana

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