‘Leh, Kargil poorly studied in terms of biodiversity, impacts of climate change on wetlands’

WWF Report Says Region Threatened By Unsustainable Tourism, Overgrazing, Resource Extraction

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Nov 19: A report by the World Wildlife Fund (India Network) has revealed that Leh and Kargil regions of Jammu and Kashmir were poorly studied in terms of biodiversity and potential impacts of climate change on the wetlands and local population in the area. The report from the international More

‘Will mobilize Panchs, Sarpanchs to vote against NC-Congress candidates’

LC POLLS

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Nov 19: J&K Panchayat Raj Movement (PRM) Monday decided to mobilize all the Panchs and Sarpanchs to vote against the Congress-NC coalition candidates in the upcoming Legislative Council polls.  Addressing a press conference here, Shanwaz Sultan, Convener of the Movement, said More

Hurriyat (G) begins campaign against ‘dangerous Shrine Board plans’
Srinagar, Nov 19: The Hurriyat Conference (G) led by Syed Ali Geelani Monday formally started its contact campaign to “make people aware about the dangerous plans of Shrine Amarnath Shrine Board.” A five-member team of the amalgam headed by advocate S M Reshi met various prominent traders at More

Battle lines drawn for December 3 LC polls

37 Candidates In Fray; Congress

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Nov 19: With Monday being the last day for withdrawal of nominations for the four seats of Legislative Council, battle lines are now clearly drawn for the polls with neither the ruling coalition nor the opposition being sure of the outcome. Three candidates withdrew their names today, besides More

After acquittal, Maqbool ‘denied’ passport

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 19: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has allegedly denied passport to a resident of Srinagar, Syed Maqbool Shah, who was held in 1996 in Delhi in connection with Lajpat Nagar blasts and acquitted after 14 years in April 2010. Shah said the state government has failed to rehabilitate More

3-day seminar on faunal diversity begins at KU
Srinagar, Nov 19: A three-day national level seminar on faunal diversity began at the University of Kashmir on Monday. The seminar titled “Faunal diversity: challenges and opportunities” is organized by the varsity’s Department of Zoology in collaboration with the Indian Science Congress Association More

Throw your Kishtwar MLC out, then lecture others: Tanvir to PDP
Srinagar,  Nov 19: National Conference today hit back at Muftis calling their politics as ‘cheap’, their regime as ‘dark’ and their members a ‘saga of rags to riches.’ “The PDP patron continues to embarrass himself shamelessly and his latest accusation against the chief minister Omar More

Malik pays tributes to Sheikh Abdul Hamid, ors

CONDEMNS ISRAELI TERRORISM ON PALESTINIANS

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 19: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik has paid rich tributes to his friend and senior JKLF leader Sheikh Abdul Hamid and other martyrs of Aali Kadal on their 20th martyrdom anniversary.  Malik said Sheikh Abdul Hamid, Mushtaq Ahmad Lone, Advocate More

Sheikh Abdul Hamid wanted to see Kashmiris united: Karatey
Srinagar, Nov 19: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (R), at a meeting held today at its head office here with its chairman Farooq Ahmad Dar alias Bita Karatey in chair, paid glowing tributes to Shaheed-i-Hurriyat Sheikh Abdul Hamid and other martyrs of Aali Kadal on their 20th martyrdom anniversary. < More

Javed Mir remembers Aali Kadal martyrs
Srinagar, Nov 19: Paying rich tributes to Sheikh Abdul Hamid and other martyrs of Aali Kadal, Srinagar, on their martyrdom anniversary, the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (H) on Monday reiterated the pledge to take the mission of martyrs to its logical end.  Mir while addressing a public gathering More

  • Kashmir

‘Leh, Kargil poorly studied in terms of biodiversity, impacts of climate change on wetlands’

WWF Report Says Region Threatened By Unsustainable Tourism, Overgrazing, Resource Extraction

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Nov 19: A report by the World Wildlife Fund (India Network) has revealed that Leh and Kargil regions of Jammu and Kashmir were poorly studied in terms of biodiversity and potential impacts of More



  • Srinagar City

Admin caught napping on defunct bypass lighting

2 years on highway plunged into darkness; PDD, R&B unmoved

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Nov 19: For the past two odd years, driving down the busy stretch of Jammu-Srinagar-Muzaffarabad highway snaking through the south City has been risky as this vital stretch is without lights More




  • Jammu

Building tourism infrastructure in JK must, but natural beauty is equally important: Omar

CM Pitches For Protection Of Environs, Chairs PDA Meeting

Jammu, Nov 19: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday reiterated the need for preserving natural beauty of J&K. He said the development of tourist infrastructure should not interfere in the serenity and More



  • World

GAZA DEATH TOLL SOARS DESPITE CALLS FOR TRUCE

92 Palestinians killed in 6 days of airstrikes

AL JAZEERA AND AGENCIES

Gaza, Nov 19: Israeli airstrikes have pounded Gaza for a sixth day successive day, raising to 92 the number of Palestinians killed, as the UN Secretary-General calls for an immediate ceasefire. Three More



  • Bijbehara

Govt Primary school New Colony functions in shed

Students suffer, authorities mute

Where does money for educational infrastructure go?

KHALID GUL

BIJBEHARA: Belying tall claims of the Government of providing quality infrastructure and education to students, a Primary school here functions in a makeshift shed.  The Government Primary School More



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