Climate change is a very slow process, notoriously difficult to understand. Is it happening in India? Residents of some Himalayan towns, where the ecology is known to be very sensitive, observe some clear indications of change. It is getting warmer, the

in accordance with the central government's policy on wildlife protection the Jammu and Kashmir government has banned the shahtoosh shawl trade. The trade is posing a threat to the existence of the

various hospitals and nursing homes in Jammu and Kashmir (j&k) are violating the Bio-Medical Wastes Management and Handling Rules, 1998. This has resulted in polluting some rivers, lakes and other

J&K government shuts down polluting stone crushing units

Cheap pesticides and fungicides have led to the spread of many diseases in the Kashmir valley

the Jammu and Kashmir government has formulated a Rs 1.36-crore project for the Hemis National Park, situated

APPLE crop in Kashmir was extensively damaged by massive windstorms. Apple is the primary fruit of Kashmir. Earlier, the state suffered from a prolonged dry spell, which also affected the production

The High Court has served a show-cause notice to the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) government on the issue of a total ban on the trade of shatoosh shawls. These shawls are made after killing the

the Union Cabinet has approved the conservation of the Dal Lake within the framework of the National Lake Conservation Project as proposed in the Ninth Plan. According to an official spokesperson

An Act to provide for the conservation of forests and for matters connected therewith or ancillary or incidental thereto. This Act may be called the Jammu and Kashmir Forest Conservation) Act, 1997. It extends to the whole of the State of Jammu and Kashmir. It shall come into force at once.