The ‘Kaesher’ Birds: Kashmiri Names of Birds

Climate change: bird communities would be in danger by 2080

Kashmir is home to rich flora and fauna. And is known for its nature and natural setting throughout the world. Not only this but Kashmir also has a diverse range of wildlife, including numerous bird species that are only found there. But the interesting thing is that these birds have different names in every language. … Read more

Explained: What are Wetlands and Why are they important?

Why is Wetland Important? 

Wetlands are places where water covers the soil or is present at or close to the soil’s surface all year long or intermittently throughout the year, including during the growing season. A wetland is a piece of land that either has water on it or is heavily saturated with it. The liquid is frequently groundwater … Read more

Amarnath Yatra: Stream flooded the year before, tents still installed there

Amarnath Yatra: Stream flooded the year before, tents still installed there

This year, Amarnath yatra pilgrims’ tents were erected on the flood channel. According to a report by Indian Express, the spot where the tents were installed this year for the Yatris, is flood-prone. They reported that last year as well, the spot on the banks of a stream where the tents were installed which witnessed … Read more

Why NCERT removed chapters on climate change and Indian monsoon?

Why NCERT removed chapters on climate change and Indian monsoon?

NCERT recently dropped off some chapters from the textbooks of students. If reports are to be believed these chapters have been dropped from the textbooks of class seven, class nine and class eleventh. The chapters dropped are all climate related. A group of teachers has urged the NCERT to reconsider these omissions from the environmental … Read more

Interns claim they have been asked to pay for doing Internship in reputed law firms

Interns claim they have been asked to pay for doing Internship in reputed law firms

“Paid Internship,” sounds a bit exciting, but it is not as exciting as it sounds. It may come across that the paid internship means getting paid during the internship but no it is not about that at all. About two hours ago several meme pages shared a post about, “paid internship”. The post which is … Read more

Eid Ul Adha: Know The Significance

Eid Ul Adha: Know The Significance

Eid ul Adha is just around the corner and Muslims all across the globe are busy in prepping for it. People can be seen thronging the markets and frisking shops and stores to buy their favourite things for Eid. It is a festive season for all and the markets are in full bloom. Particularly the … Read more

Climate Change: Impact of Untimely Snowfall on Nomads of Kashmir

How rich countries are cheating on climate finance?

Kashmir has been witnessing unusual weather conditions and climate changes for the past several years now. And everybody in Kashmir be it the humans, flora or fauna or any animal everyone has been drastically impacted due to the recent climate changes. In Kashmir for the first time, June witnessed the coldest day and the hottest … Read more

Why Chinese smartphone manufacturer Vivo is under ED scanner?

Why Chinese smartphone manufacturer Vivo is under ED scanner?

The Enforcement Directorate ED on Tuesday carried out a detailed raid on the office of the Chinese company Vivo, according to several reports. ED conducted the raid across 44 places in connection with the Vivo company. The company is being enquired in accordance to a possible money laundering case.Several reports suggest that the raids are … Read more