J&K gears up to host 'Himalayan Bird Count'

Srinagar, May 9 -- Jammu and Kashmir is all set to host the Himalayan Bird Count, an annual bird-watching event to track changes in avian population over time. As a part of Himalayan Bird Count, scie... Read More

Climate change: Cloudbursts, flashfloods surge in Kashmir

Srinagar, May 8 -- Call it the climate change effect, the frequency of cloudbursts and flashfloods has shown an increase in Jammu and Kashmir. Extreme events are occurrences of unusually severe weath... Read More

Meet Jammu's green warrior who has planted more than 60k trees

Srinagar, May 6 -- She is a mother, wife, politician, and green crusader, all rolled into one. When people begin the day with a walk or go about their daily routines, Sonia Verma looks for barren pat... Read More

GMC, Srinagar to host conference on technology in Urology, Surgery

Srinagar, May 3 -- Government Medical College, Srinagar, and Kashmir Urological Society are jointly hosting a twin conference cum workshop on the latest technological advancements in the field of Surg... Read More

In a first, rare Western Tragopan sighted in Kashmir

Srinagar, May 1 -- Birdwatchers have captured the first-ever photographic evidence of an extremely rare and vulnerable bird in the Kashmir Himalayas. The highly elusive bird is called Western Tragopa... Read More

J&K eyes GI tag for Doda's gucchi mushrooms

Srinagar, April 26 -- Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to pitch for a geographical indication (GI) tag for Doda's gucchi mushrooms. Touted as the world's costliest vegetable, gucchi ... Read More

Over 23% of water bodies in J&K have 'dried up': Study

Srinagar, April 24 -- The first-ever census has revealed around 76 percent of water bodies in Jammu and Kashmir are 'in use', while over 23 percent have 'dried up beyond repair'. For the first time i... Read More

Two J&K doctors win Malik Amin Fellowship

SRINAGAR, April 21 -- Two J&K-based doctors have achieved a rare honor after they were awarded the prestigious 'Malik Amin Travelling Fellowship', 2023. The fellowship aims to connect doctors to worl... Read More

The 'Artisanal Alchemy' of Ladakhi cuisine

Srinagar, April 20 -- Nostalgia can be a byproduct of food cooked by our loved ones triggering several fond memories of home. Tapping on the same sentimental value and her Ladakhi heritage, Kunzes Ang... Read More

Exit middleman, enter 'Pashmina Cart'

Srinagar, April 17 -- A 32-year-old Kashmir entrepreneur has set a new trend by launching an e-commerce portal for Pashmina weavers to showcase their traditional craft. Modeled on famous e-commerce s... Read More