Swati Joshi

Viral Woes: Separation From Infants Is New Motherhood Stress In Kashmir

Among the things that pandemic has redefined is the mother-infant relation. Amid the second viral wave, the bond is only… Read More

May 24, 2021

Rich in Value, Poor in Use: Kashmir’s Medicinal Plants Withering

Be it Amchies of Ladakh, Hakeems of Kashmir and Vaidyas of Jammu, the valley’s rich medicinal plant species remained at… Read More

April 6, 2021

Machine Supremacy Crippling Kashmir’s Celebrated Golden Hands

An artisan’s anguish apart, the current situation is only creating existential crisis for Kashmir’s golden hands amid the growing dominance… Read More

April 2, 2021

‘Lured For Job’: Inside Kashmir’s Child Trafficking Network

Some were smuggled in sleep while others were shipped as spouses. But in the region where Bengali brides are part… Read More

March 20, 2021

Uttarakhand Glacier Burst Shifting Focus on Kashmir’s ‘Melting Ice’

Nature’s fury in Uttarakhand has raised alarm bells in the entire Himalayan region where receding glaciers have posed a big… Read More

February 11, 2021

Beyond Miffed Tourist’s Rant, Kashmir Remains Sightseers’ Joy

As snowfall recently grounded flights and held life hostage in the valley, a tourist from Mumbai made noise over her… Read More

January 16, 2021

Mehran to Mohidin: Kashmir’s Solved-Unsolved ‘Missing’ Mystery

When a Budgam man returned home after 18 years of disappearance, his hometown erupted in joy amid Covid pandemic this… Read More

November 7, 2020

Kashmir Witnessing Growing Trekking Footfall In Fall

Celebrated ‘Autumn in Kashmir’ is not only making ‘Aatish-e-Chinar’ dotted landscape enchanting for sightseers, but also, for a change, making… Read More

October 19, 2020

Post-Script: Kashmir Lost its ‘Tourism Man’

As a meritorious son of a middle-class Srinagar family, Mohammad Ashraf Batku rose to become celebrated director general of tourism… Read More

October 14, 2020

World Mental Health Day: Distressed Kashmiris Seeking Solace in Therapy

On the World Mental Health Day, Kashmir Observer talked to some mental health professionals in the valley to understand how… Read More

October 10, 2020