Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir): Amid the wild fire raging in the forests area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district for the past three days, Locals in are complaining of being exposed to a number of

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear on May 30 a plea of the Jammu and Kashmir government seeking a stay on proceedings before the National Green Tribunal that has sought a rehabilitation pla

India’s only extant red deer species, the Kashmir red deer, or hangul (Cervus hanglu hanglu) is restricted today to the confines of the 141 sq. km Dachigam National Park (NP) in Jammu and Kashmir, with about 200 surviving individuals. A continual population decline of hangul has necessitated the identification of relict populations and suitable habitats outside Dachigam NP, so that a meta-population approach to its conservation may be employed.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gauri Maulekhi Vs. State of Jammu & Kashmir & Others dated 23/05/2018 regarding finalizing and implementing the Rehabilitation Scheme for people engaged in carrying pilgrims to the Vaishno Devi shrine on horses and mules, which have now been prohibited.

Nodal Officers not appointed in majority of key deptts

Delhi, Kanpur and Varanasi are among the 14 most-polluted cities in the world, a new WHO report released today said even as environment and health experts sounded an alarm about the severity of the

Govt to come out with policy to upgrade facilities

Order of the Supreme Court in the matter of Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/04/2018 regarding appointment of Lokpal/Lokayukta in states of India. Supreme Court directs all the states to expedite the process of appointment of Lokayukta at the earliest and inform the Apex Court of the progress reached on 10/07/2018 by means of a status report.

With less 33 per cent forest cover, Jammu and Kashmir does not figure among the top 15 green states in India.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gauri Maulekhi Vs. State of J&K & Others dated 22/03/2018 regarding issues relating to mule owners and handlers operating between Katra and Vaishno Devi shrine, Jammu & Kashmir.

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