vulnerable wildlife

In yet another exercise to protect the highly vulnerable wildlife of Jammu and Kashmir, the centre has sanctioned five full-fledged zoos for the state.

The zoos will be set up in all the three divisions of the state at Jammu, Srinagar, Pahalgam, Gulmarg and Leh, the officials of the state

Houseboat owners launch campaign

The Houseboat Owners

Striking an emotional chord the famous Bollywood film maker of

Maintaining that the cleanliness in and around the famous Dal lake was indispensable for the sustenance of their livelihood and also for the overall healthy environment, Houseboat Owners

After a protest by a group of youth today, Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) announced chalking out strategy to enforce complete ban on the use polythene in city and outskirts.

After burning polythene in the premises of SMC office located in Karannagar the group of youth met the commissioner of Srinagar Municipal Corporation Farooq Ahmad Renzu and demanded complete ban on it.

Srinagar: Imagine the Dal Lake without its houseboats. If that left you with a sense of emptiness, get used to it. The future of the 1,200-odd houseboats, which have been a part of the famous water body in the heart of Srinagar for more than a century now, is under threat.

Srinagar: Five days after The Indian Express reported that J-K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is planning to scrap a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the J-K State Power Development Corporation (JKSPDC) and a private consultancy firm, the Directorate of Information on Sunday issued a statement quoting a

Observing that the preservation of ecology is a fundamental challenge, Governor NN Vohra has said Shri Amarnath Shrine Board will take a firm initiative in funding eco-awareness-cum-conservation campaigns and supplementing the afforestation programmes in selected areas.

After great success in 2008, the tulip garden in Srinagar is all set to attract people this year as well with an added dimension. Contrary to 2008, tulips blooming this year would be indigenous with no imports.

Director, Floriculture, Kashmir, GS Naqash says that the garden would be open between March 20 and 25.

Emphasising the importance of preserving and maintaining the aesthetic environmental grandeur of the fragile Himalayan region during the Amarnath yatra, Governor NN Vohra today called for effective measures to ensure zero discharge of pollutants into Lidder and Sindh rivers.