Congress MLA from Bandipore Usman Majeed today cautioned the government against environmental disaster in case immediate efforts were not taken to save Wular Lake, the only freshwater lake in Asia,

Minister for Forest, Ecology and Environment, Ch.

All is not well with Wular Lake in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district, one of the largest fresh water lakes in Asia, which has been identified as one of the 26 Ramsar sites in the country.

Even as J&K is in the process of pr\eparing a Detailed Project Report (DPR) for a new flood spill channel from Dogripora in south Kashmir to Wular in north Kashmir for preventing floods, the Ce

Jammu and Kashmir High Court today expressed its displeasure and dissatisfaction over the pace of work and utilization of funds for conservation, preservation and protection of Wular Lake and asked

One of the Asia's largest freshwater lakes, Wular in north Kashmir, is fast losing its grandeur to extensive pollution, siltation and encroachments.

Hearing of a petition on controversial Kishan Ganga Dam is likely to be held before the end of July at International Court of Arbitration (ICA) in Hague (Holland).

The Planning Commission today approved a Rs 6,600 crore Annual Plan for Jammu and Kashmir for 2011-12, Rs 600 crore higher than the last year

In what could be the testimony of step-motherly treatment with two main water bodies of the Jammu region, only Rs 90 lakh were released for the conservation of Surinsar and Mansar lakes during the past three years as against whooping Rs 120 crore sanctioned for Wullar lake in the Kashmir valley.

Official sources told the EXCELSIOR that while submitting Rs 386 crore project for the conservation