Muhammad Yasin’s ‘Bird Forest Resort’ in Kashmir hosts migratory birds

Bird resort in Kashmir

Kashmir has several bodies of water including Dal Lake where a large number of migratory birds come and spend their time in different parts of the lake which is an attraction for bird watchers and nature lovers alike. The new ‘Bird Forest Resort’ located near the world-famous Dal Lake in Srinagar. Built by Muhammad Yasin, … Read more

Who was terrorist Aqib Mushtaq Bhat involved in killing of Kashmiri pandit?

Who was terrorist Aqib Mushtaq Bhat involved in killing of Kashmiri pandit?

A terrorist was killed by security forces at an encounter at Awantipora in Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Tuesday. The militant was identified as Aqib Mushtaq Bhat, who initially worked for the banned terror group Hizbul Mujahideen, and had been working with the local branch of Lashkhar-e-Taiba, The Resistance Front (TRF). Additional Director General … Read more

Karewa land: Nature’s blessing to Kashmir is in danger

Karewa land: Nature’s blessing to Kashmir is in danger

Karewa (elevated table-land) in Kashmir is under threat due to the construction of infrastructure in the region and climate change. The karewas are an important ecological and geological feature of the Kashmir valley, formed over millions of years by sedimentation and erosion. Known as karewa, these plateaus are 13,000 to 18,000-meter-thick deposits of alluvial soil … Read more

J&K Sinking: 13 houses crack in Ramban, landslide in Rezin

J&K Sinking: 13 houses crack in Ramban, landslide in Rezin

A 200-meter stretch of road was damaged in a “land erosion” incident in the Gool area in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district, leaving 13 families homeless, authorities said on Sunday. 13 houses crack in Ramban Affected families were moved to safer locations and received immediate help, while the main road passing near the village was … Read more

Mystic Dal Lake turning into a swamp lake due to pollution

Mystic Dal Lake turning into a swamp lake due to pollution

The pristine-looking Dal Lake, one of the main attractions for tourists coming to Jammu and Kashmir, is slowly turning into a swamp due to rising pollution levels in and around the famous lake. The lake is slowly turning into a “weed-clogged swamp” one environmentalist says could have a negative effect on tourism in the state. … Read more

North India, including Kashmir might run out of fresh water by 2060

North India, including Kashmir might run out of fresh water by 2060

Climate change in the face of weak climate policy could dramatically reduce freshwater storage in the region, completely crippling water supplies, according to new research. Water crisis In Central Asia and Afghanistan, and by the middle of the century, water supplies will be cut off in northern India, Kashmir and Pakistan. The research was led … Read more

LG inaugurates Forest Resource Management Center in Jammu

LG inaugurates Forest Resource Management Center in Jammu

In Jammu and Kashmir, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha inaugurated the Forest Resource Management Center (FRMC) and launched the National Transit Pass System at Narwal in Jammu. The Lieutenant Governor said the new state-of-the-art facility and advances in technology will go a long way toward providing the required protection and management of our forests. The FRMC … Read more

Trout fish seeds once brought from abroad, now flourishing business in Kashmir

Trout fish seeds once brought from abroad, now flourishing business in Kashmir

The trout fish business is gaining momentum in Kashmir. The demand for fish eggs being raised here is also increasing in other parts of the country. Trout fish are cold-water fish and are being farmed in the hilly areas of the country.  Kashmiri trout has none of the sponginess found in trout from polluted streams and industrial … Read more

5.9 million tonnes of Lithium reserves found in India’s Reasi

First time in India, Lithium deposits found in Reasi: Confirms Geological Survey

The Geological Survey of India said Thursday that it has found lithium deposits for the first time in the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir. Lithium deposits found in Reasi According to a statement, GSI said it found 5.9 million tonnes of inferred lithium resources in the Reasi district. It said inferred lithium (G3) resources … Read more