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Ladakh Escalation: Leh Highway Closed For Civilian Traffic

Srinagar, Aug. 31 -- The authorities on Monday closed Srinagar-Leh Highway for civilian traffic to allow army convoys to ply on the strategic road following escalation in tension between India and Chi... Read More


7 More Die Of Covid-19 In J&K, Toll 705

Srinagar, Aug. 31 -- Newborn, 67 Travellers Among 535 New Cases Srinagar: At least eight more people, including an army porter succumbed to coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, raising the num... Read More


Officer for Critical Interventions to RestoreMughal Gardens

SRINAGAR, Aug. 31 -- Commissioner Secretary Floriculture, Gardens & Parks, Sheikh Fayaz AhmadMonday asked the officers that the restoration works of all these culturally significant landmarks need con... Read More


Missing HMT Resident Found Dead in Bemina

Srinagar, Aug. 31 -- Thebody of a middle aged man who had gone missing from HMT Khushipora area of Srinagar outskirts was found in a flood channel in Bemina area of Srinagar city on Monday. 40 year o... Read More


Masroor Abbas Released From House Detention

Srinagar, Aug. 31 -- Authorities have released Shia cleric and Hurriyat leader Molvi Masroor Abbas Ansari from house detention on Monday. Ansari, who is the president of Ittehadul Muslimeen was detai... Read More


Syrups to Stomach Pills: 5 Drugs Kashmir Consumed 'Most' in Lockdown

As part of fact, Aug. 31 -- finding exercise to know about the drugs Kashmir consumed 'most' since March when the pandemic lockdown was enforced, Kashmir Observer talked to 15 pharmacies located in Sr... Read More


Kashmiri Architecture: From Syncretism to Dilapidated Edifices

Srinagar, Aug. 31 -- 'The transition from a mud and wood house to cement and brick at the expense of vernacular architecture has consumed the valley in its grip, although this step was in direction fo... Read More


Resistance Poetry in Kashmir

Srinagar, Aug. 31 -- Huzaifa Pandit Neither a ritual of friendship, nor the etiquette of enmity Both are worded similarly in your city. -Khatir Gaznavi To write poetry after Auschwitz is barbari... Read More


Do Indian Muslims Need A Separate Media House?

Srinagar, Aug. 31 -- The abysmal response of the Muslims across India, to some new media initiatives by the members of the community, forces one to question the sagacity of starting one Asad Mirza O... Read More


Muharram Curbs

Srinagar, Aug. 31 -- ON Saturday and Sunday, the Government forces once again fired shotgun pellets and tear gas in Kashmir, this time to break up hundreds of Muslims participating in a Muharram proce... Read More