OTV

The News Behind the News

Kashmir defies analysis, prognostication and prediction. It is as enigmatic and mind twisting as it is mystifying. Kashmir Observer takes upon itself to unravel the mystery and mystique of Kashmir.

With an experience of over two decades in print and online journalism and drawing upon its expertise and insights, KO launches Observer TV (OTV), Kashmir’s first online television to bring you the news and views behind the news.

OTV will be featuring videos of events, peoples’ views, conversations with eminence grises and experts and analyses that go beyond the obvious and the apparent. We aim to educate, inform, analyze and inspire.

Keep tuned and watch Kashmir unravel on OTV.

When Art Speaks For Artist

When Art Speaks For Artist

Suhail Khan’s advent as a silent servant of art is a stirring saga in the valley full of legends. He harnessed his creative powers after a childhood disability rendered him specially-abled child. Years later, a flurry of feat has made him a talismanic talent in town.

Why Pollution Control Committee Has No Kashmiri Member?

Why Pollution Control Committee Has No Kashmiri Member?

After the JK Pollution Control Board was downgraded into the Pollution Control Committee early this year, why absence of a Kashmiri member in this newly-formed body is termed as a “reflection of discriminatory mindset”.

Troubled Waters Of Doodhganga

Troubled Waters Of Doodhganga

Is Srinagar Municipal Corporation violating water conservation laws by draining untreated liquid waste into Doodhganga? Find out in this episode of Inkishaf.

Food We Eat: Safe or Unsafe?

Food We Eat: Safe or Unsafe?

Is the food we eat safe for consumption? Is the quality of food checked before it reaches us? Are there any measures taken to ensure that the safety and hygiene of food is not compromised?  This week’s “Full Circle” addresses such questions head on.

Robotic Surgery in Kashmir

Robotic Surgery in Kashmir

Kashmir’s wait for Robotic surgery is finally ending as the recent workshop attended by 130 medical delegates in Government Medical College, Srinagar stressed the need for innovation in medical field.

Cancel Culture in Employment

Cancel Culture in Employment

After recent Class-IV posts witnessed around 4 lakh applications, the shortlisted applicants with qualification higher than 10+2 were dramatically debarred from the final selection list. The decision has not only come as a rude shock to thousands of “overqualified” unemployed youth of Kashmir, but also ended a small window of opportunity for the valley’s young and restless.

Bus on Jhelum

Bus on Jhelum

First water bus has been launched in Srinagar on a trial basis to revive water transport in Kashmir. Brought from New Zealand, the three bus boats will serve as an alternate mode of transport in the city grappling with congested roads and heavy road traffic.

Back in the Saddle

Back in the Saddle

What used to be a way of life in Kashmir is now making a galloping comeback driven by an epic drama.

Growing Rural Wastelands of Kashmir

Growing Rural Wastelands of Kashmir

Solid Liquid Waste Management in rural areas of Kashmir is not picking up inspite of adequate fund availability with Govt of India. As the muck and mess is mounting, many are wondering about the state of scheme under national flagship programme, Swachh Bharat Mission Grameen.

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