Body of missing youth retrieved from Wullar Lake

Body of missing youth retrieved from Wullar Lake

Bandipora: The locals recovered body of a missing youth from Wullar Lake in this north Kashmir district on Thursday. Body of Abdul Hameed Sher Gojri of Muslimabad locality in the town outskirts was recovered by the fishermen from Wullar Lake in Laharwalpora village here this morning, witnesses told Kashmir Reader. Gojri, originally from Quil Muqam […]

Governor seeks Naval Chief’s help for recovery of Wullar, Dal

Governor seeks Naval Chief’s help for recovery of Wullar, Dal

Srinagar: Governor N N Vohra on Sunday sought the advice of Naval Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba regarding the recovery of Wular and Dal Lakes and how a large number of boys and girls from Valley could be enabled to join the Indian Navy. Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba called on Governor N N […]

Nadroo production falls in Wullar Lake since 2014

Nadroo production falls in Wullar Lake since 2014

Mohammad Younis Sopore: Wular lake is one of the largest fresh water lakes in Asia and famous for the production of Kashmiri Nelumbium (Nadroo). The lake is located in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district, where the production of Nadroo has decreased after the 2014 floods in Kashmir. Abdul Khaliq Bhat, a local extractor of nadroo said […]

43.6 hectares of Wullar lake encroached: govt

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government Friday said that an area of about 43.6 hectares of Wullar lake is under encroachment in the Kashmir valley. In a written reply in Legislative Council, Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal singh said that an area of about 43.6 hectares is under encroachment within Wullar lake and these families will […]

Five punt guns seized from Wullar lake

Five punt guns seized from Wullar lake

Bandipora: The Wildlife department has seized five punt guns from the Wullar-lake, in Bandipora, one of the largest freshwater lakes in Asia and largest flood basin of Kashmir in north Kashmir. A senior official of the wildlife wetlands department said in the drive against rampant poaching, they have seized five punt guns this year from […]

EPG raises objections to contract allotted for Wullar dredging

EPG raises objections to contract allotted for Wullar dredging

SRINAGAR: The Environmental Protection Group (EPG) has filed a fresh Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in Jammu and Kashmir High court to save Wular Lake, the largest fresh water lake in Asia. Advocate Shafqat Nazir, one of the core group members of EPG, filed the PIL seeking directions against the authorities who ruined the Lake in […]

Nizamuddin expresses concern over deterioration of Wular Lake

Nizamuddin expresses concern over deterioration of Wular Lake

Says new devised plan by forest ministry is flawed JAMMU: Senior PDP leader Nizamuddin Bhat has expressed concern over the perpetual deterioration of Wular Lake, saying the lake “is facing virtual extinction as forest authorities and management entrusted with the task of protection and revival of world famous lake have miserably failed to meet the […]

Wular Lake Dredging

Wular Lake Dredging

The Jammu and Kashmir administration’s ministerial panel has awarded the contract to dredge the fresh water Wular lake to two companies- one a China based Hubei Hongyan Engineering Company Limited and the other the Kolkata based Reach Dredging Limited. It is pertinent to note that the latter company, that is, Reach Dredging Limited was blacklisted […]

Masnabal-Watlab mountain biking expedition held

Masnabal-Watlab mountain biking expedition held

Srinagar: A mountain biking expedition around Wullar Lake from picturesque Mansabal lake to Watlab Sopore was organized on Sunday in which around 20 riders from different parts of Srinagar participated covering 65 kilometers. Kashmir Adventure Sports and Tourism Promotion Association and Jammu and Kashmir Mountain Biking Association (JKMBA) in collaboration with Department of Tourism Kashmir […]