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Police have arrested a youth over last week’s deadly attack on the BSF in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district that left two paramilitary men dead, reports said Tuesday.
CITY View all
Doctors at a super-speciality hospital in Shireenbagh here on Tuesday held a token protest against the alleged harassment of healthcare professionals by police in Kashmir.
REGIONAL View all
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday asked the government to come clear on what is happening at the border with China in Ladakh and be more transparent.
WORLD View all
More than 5.5 million people have been reported infected with the novel coronavirus globally and 345,433 have died.
LIFE & TIMES
Keep that funny bone tickling. You cannot always afford to be damn serious. Sometimes dose of humour is necessary to relieve the burden from your shoulders. Enjoy little joys of life with the warmth of your heart.Know the difference between humour and rumour, amuse and abuse.
Humans, of course, do far more holding and touching of our young and we do so over a much longer time. We invest years in holding, hugging, kissing, bathing, and dressing our offspring.
Diminishing empathy, pleasure in the pain of others, well-practiced criminal behaviour, decreased capacity for mature decision making, bad physical health, bad mental health, less sleep and bad academic scores are some of the effects of exposure to violent games.
While the general public is busy taking precautions against the coronavirus and abiding by the requirements of the curfew, there is a segment of polygamist men who have fallen into the clutches of another emerging dilemma – sleeping arrangement for their co-wives.
We used to put on different faces just to fake around but now things have become so strange and suspicious that even our hypocrisies are concealed by the masks which has become a new norm and necessity. With each heavy breath we take underneath, let’s awake our conscience and sanitise our thoughts. Let’s subdue the scandalous Kurdugulo in us through restrain and fear for Allah..
While we must practice social and physical distancing, it does not have to lead to social isolation. We must stay connected. Practice physical distancing and avoid gathering in places associated with Ramazan activities. Physical distancing should be following while distributing ‘Zakat’ during Ramazan.
Social distancing measures are steps you can take to minimise social contact between individuals. Indeed, even in less challenging occasions, many of us attempt to stay away from close contact with somebody who is sneezing or coughing to avoid from becoming ill ourselves.
We have this pipe dream about everything…. Perfect life, perfect relationships, perfect career, and perfect amount of money that we need to earn, no matter what. Do you really feel these things make us perfect? .
Life of people who lived earlier was much simpler and easier than our lives are today. As our lifestyles changed, our needs, desires, modes of expression changed as well and so did the issues between parents and children.
"Mujhe rishta pasand hai" (I agree with this alliance) is more likely to be heard over virtual meetings and online dates than in coffee shops and restaurants.
Marriage may be seen as a contract, a status, or a combination of two opposite sexes.In matrimonial contract, if a spouse refuses or shows inability to perform the obligations stipulated in the contract may constitute a ground for divorce of a spouse.
As people across the globe stay home to stop the spread of the new coronavirus, the air has cleaned up, albeit temporarily..
We are not the only people in the world under lockdown now. 8 billion people are also indoors in solidarity with us. The reason of isolation, lockdown or incarceration can be different but every single soul is feeling the pain of our lockdown. .
Now, the whole family seems to have discovered a new world. However, the question remains about its sustainability. What after the internet is resumed and lockdown revoked? Will the world be a different place?.
BUSINESS View all
RB) on Friday said the impact of COVID-19 is more severe than anticipated and the GDP growth during 2020-21 is likely to remain in the negative territory.
SPORT View all
Cricket Australia will seek the ICC's permission to use disinfectants on match balls to understand if it can help reduce the health risk to players.
HEALTH View all
A Chinese laboratory has been developing a drug it believes has the power to bring the coronavirus pandemic to a halt.
ENVIRONMENT View all
Images from northwest Iran in recent years have told a grim environmental story: of a vast lake in retreat, of a beached ship and piers that jut out onto arid salt flats. But against the odds, one of the world’s largest salt lakes is now coming back to life.
After remaining closed for air traffic for nearly two months, the Srinagar International Airport is all set to reopen, as over a dozen inbound and outbound flights are likely to return on the runway on May 25.
The govt on Thursday issued detailed guidelines for airlines, airports, passengers and other stakeholders on issues ranging from control on air fares to restrictions on number of bags.
Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Wednesday domestic scheduled commercial passenger flights will resume in a calibrated manner from May 25.
With the possibility of resuming domestic flights soon, airlines in India have submitted their aircraft’s airworthiness report to the country’s aviation regulator Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA).
Pakistan will resume domestic flights in a phased manner from Saturday after the government eased some of the restrictions imposed following the outbreak of the COVID-19.
International tourism could decline by 60-80 per cent in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in the revenue loss of $910 billion to $1.2 trillion.
Air India has stopped taking bookings on all flights on Sunday amidst reports that restrictions on air and train travel may continue beyond May 3, when the 40-day lockdown in India to stop the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic comes to an end..
The online air travel aggregators have started giving cash refund to passengers who booked tickets between March 25 and April 14 for their travel plan.
The Civil Aviation Ministry on Thursday said the passengers who had booked flight tickets during the first phase of lockdown for travel up to May 3 must get a full refund from the airlines.
India’s largest airline IndiGo is ready to restart operations in a curtailed manner from May 4 and will temperature screen all passengers before boarding..
The Civil Aviation Ministry on Tuesday said all international and domestic commercial passenger flights will remain suspended till midnight of May 3.
Hajj transforms a person completely, and we should thank Almighty for choosing us for this journey instead of screaming, complaining, fighting and debating while standing on such a revered and pious land.
Saudi Arabia's hajj minister has asked Muslims to temporarily defer preparations for the annual pilgrimage amid uncertainty over the coronavirus pandemic..
In an unprecedented move schedule domestic passenger flights in India will stop operating from 11.59 pm on Tuesday. This move is likely to bring the country to a standstill..
INTERVIEW View all
Rumblings in Kashmir’s grand old party arose on May 24, the first day of Eid, when its Budgam face questioned the party’s silent stand on the swiftly taken steps in the erstwhile state of J&K. In a series of tweets, Ruhullah Mehdi, NC’s Chief spokesperson, said while the government was doing a job, the hands and thoughts of local leaders were not tied.
REVIEW View all
In spite of several flaws in the movie, it does contain some emotional and heart-warming scenes such as those showing the bond of local people with Cafè Rustom; their never-ending love for its delicious Bun Maska and Irani Chai.
LETTERS TO EDITOR View all
The continued suffering of Al-Quds reflects the reality of Muslim paralysis. If Muslim’s can not rise on the painful cries from the minarets of their first Qibla how can one expect them to stand up for the meek and voiceless elsewhere.
MEDIA View all
The Kashmir Press Club on Thursday expressed its concern over the continued harassment of journalists by the police and said that such acts are a clear violation of press freedom.
On the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, many Kashmiri Pandits from different parts of the world came together to wish their Muslim brethren of the valley a happy festival. Among them are some prominent KP faces, known for their creative craft and contribution.
COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by a new coronavirus introduced to humans for the first time.
This episode provides an insight into the psychological upbringing of Kashmiri youth living in a conflict zone. The very aim of this documentary in particular, and the whole series in general, is to unravel unheard stories from real people who witness turmoil conflict and its nuances on a daily basis..
Kashmir Observer reopens the case of fake drug market in Kashmir, which kills thousands of people every year. Dr. Nisar-Ul-Hassan in an exclusive interview exposes the widespread spurious drug mafia network in the valley..
Our reporters traveled to Uri and Poonch the two areas which have been battlefields in all the three wars two countries fought since their independence..
2014 Floods ravaged Kashmir and one overlooked consequence was the loss of Nadru. To the delight of Kashmiris Nadru grew again in 2018 thanks to local farmers..
Fear Has Returned To Kashmir Villages As India-Pakistan Clashes Resume. Tensions between the two nuclear armed neighbours are at a boil.Tens of thousands of Kashmiri villagers along the LoC are in distress once again..
The early bloom of flowers on Almond trees in the sprawling garden in Shahr-e-Khaas is a source of attraction for nature lovers and tourists, alike.Historians maintain there is no record to suggest who laid the garden.
Distinguished artist Masood Hussain dropped the paintbrush for a while.
CAREERS View all
Engineering entrance examination JEE will be held from July 18-23, while medical entrance exam NEET will be conducted on July 26.
KHYEN CHYEN View all
The much-awaited season of all, when the new blossoms burst forth in vivid colours and the ground is painted green with daisies studded over them, is unquestionably a sight for the sore eyes.
TECHNOLOGY View all
In a scenario straight out of “The Twilight Zone,” a group of NASA scientists working on an experiment in Antarctica have detected evidence of a parallel universe — where the rules of physics are the opposite of our own.
CULTURE View all
21st of Ramazan is the martyrdom anniversary of Ali Ibn Abi Talib, the first Imam and fourth Caliph of Muslims.