Dangers of Disposable Diapers

Disposable diapers hanging at shop fronts is a common sight now but their overuse is becoming an environmental hazard as it takes 500 years for them to decompose in landfills. Sajad Ahmad Lone sets the alarm...

Rain, fresh snowfall break dry spell in Kashmir

Srinagar, February 11: Light rain and snowfall occurred in Kashmir valley on Thursday breaking the nearly two-month long dry spell in the state. "There has been light snowfall in the higher reaches and rainfall...

Stay off Bajpathri

Considering the human cost and environmental devastation wrought by the firing range in Tosa Maidan, it would be tragic if the J&K government allots an alternative range near Yusmarg to the Army. By Ahmad Riyaz The...

MANSBAL LAKE

KASHMIR SCAN: NOVEMBER 2013: Where: Mansbal Famous For: Mansabal Lake How To Get There: Bus, Taxi from Srinagar Nearby Places Of Interest: Sonamarg, Khirbhawani   Kashmir is blessed with hundreds of gushing streams and serene lakes. One such delightful lake is...

Saving Gharana Wetland Conservation Reserve

JANUARY 2013 By: Tahir Shawl  GHARANA, a small village, amidst vast paddy fields, on Indo-Pak international border, was not treaded so often until the declaration of ceasefire between the two countries. When I first visited this...

Fisheries Dept. to promote trout farming in J&K

December 2012 By KS Correspondent In order to provide livelihood to the young generation of Kashmir with a spirit of entrepreneurship the J&K Fisheries has embarked on a program of promoting privatization of trout fish farming...

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