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Ansari visits Dachigam National Park

September 17th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari, presently on a five-day visit to Kashmir, Sunday visited the Dachigam National Park which is home to 'Hangul', the world's only ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Leopard skins, bear gall bladder seized in Uttarakhand

September 30th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Two leopard skins, the gall bladder of a Himalayan black bear and other animal derivatives were seized by authorities in Uttarakhand, an NGO said Friday.Uttarakhand ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kashmir border fence affecting wildlife

September 1st, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 1 (IANS) Landmines have killed and maimed many wild animals straying into the barbed wire corridor marking India's Line of Control (LoC) with Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir.The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mystery of the missing Himachal tiger (With Image)

November 12th, 2010 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Nov 12 (IANS) Photographs of a tiger roaming in solitary splendour in the hills surrounding the picturesque tourist resort of Manali have failed to impress Himachal Pradesh's wildlife wing. ... Read more...

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India, Pak yet to agree on Kishanganga Court of Arbitration officials

July 22nd, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 22 (ANI): The stalemate between India and Pakistan over the Kishanganga hydel power project continues to linger on, as both countries have failed to decide over the names of officials ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Deforestation, human intervention threatens Dachigam national park in J-K

October 18th, 2009 - 11:21 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 18(ANI): The Dachigam National Park in Jammu and Kashmir is facing threat from deforestation, neglect in preservation, man-animal conflict and global warming, the present situation has wrecked havoc in the ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Uttarakhand forest rangers get trained to counter poachers

March 11th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Vipul Goel Haldwani (Uttarakhand), Mar 11 (ANI): The Chief Conservator of Forests in Uttarakhand has equipped local rangers and other field staff with night vision cameras and other hi-tech security-cum-communication gadgets ... Read more...

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Nature safaris in Kashmir lure tourists

July 20th, 2008 - 11:03 am ICT by ANI
Srinagar, July 20 (ANI): In a bid to revive tourism in Kashmir, the state''s tourism department has introduced nature safaris, trekking and nature camps, which are becoming a major attraction among ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan border fence affecting wildlife

June 2nd, 2008 - 8:55 am ICT by admin
By Binoo Joshi Jammu, June 2 (IANS) The barbed wire fence between India and Pakistan and the landmine fields laid to prevent infiltration of militants has had a tragic fallout - on wildlife. ... Read more...

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Battery-operated vans promote green cover in Kashmir’s Dachigam Park

May 28th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by admin
Jammu and Kashmir, May 28 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir Government has introduced battery-operated vehicles for tourists to enjoy a pleasant and eco-friendly visit to the state's famous Dachigam National Park. The ... Read more...

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Snow affected Hanguls enjoying State hospitality in Jammu and Kashmir

January 14th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, Jan.14 (ANI): Despite a heavy snowfall in the higher reaches of Kashmir valley, many wild Hangul deers at the Dachigam National Park near Srinagar are finding the wildlife sanctuary a safe ... Read more...

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