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India’s Tiger population has increased by 1300% since it was declared National Animal 44 years ago

At the time when Project Tiger was launched from Corbett’s Dhikala range the Bengal Tiger was literally facing extinction in its home turf with just 268 big cats in the wild according to the first nation-wide tiger census conducted in 1972. The years of poaching, trophy hunting, human-animal conflict and deforestation had almost wiped them

The Amaranth Shrine Board (SASB) announced a hike in collective insurance for pilgrims and it has been increased from one lakh to three lakh rupees

Group Insurance Cover For Amarnath Pilgrims Raised To 3 Lakhs

The Amaranth Shrine Board (SASB) announced a hike in collective insurance for pilgrims and it has been increased from one lakh to three lakh rupees. The Board handles the annual travel arrangements for the holy cave temple located at a height of 3,880 meters in South Kashmir. Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N Vohra is the

Price for paddy is increased Rs. 80 of per quintal approved

Price for paddy is increased Rs. 80 of per quintal approved

The government has approved the hike of Rs 80 per quintal for the minimum support price (MSP) for Kharif crops. At the meeting of the Central Council of Ministers on June 7, the approval for the increase in minimum support price of 14 crops was announced and this decision was announced by Madhya Pradesh.The Maharashtra

Increased movement of people, traffic in Srinagar

Srinagar: There was a semblance of normalcy in Srinagar as increased movement of people and traffic was witnessed in the city on Monday, but life elsewhere in Kashmir Valley remained affected due to a separatist-sponsored strike. As more people defied the separatist diktats by coming out to carry out their day to day activities, a

Increased movement of people, traffic in Srinagar

Srinagar: There was a semblance of normalcyin Srinagar as increased movement of people and traffic was witnessed in the city today, but life elsewhere in Kashmir Valley remained affected due to a separatist-sponsored strike. As more people defied the separatist diktats by coming out to carry out their day to day activities, a large number

Increased brain activity could also impair memory, attention

London: While traditionally, memory impairments have mainly been associated with reduced brain activity in certain areas, new research has found that abnormally increased activity in the hippo-campus can also impair our memory and attention. The hippo-campus- a part of the brain that sits within our temporal lobes- plays a major role in our everyday memory

‘Pak’s N-programme has increased risk of conflict with India’

Washington: Pakistan’s “full spectrumdeterrence” nuclear doctrine and increasing fissile production capability have increased the risk of a nuclear conflict with India, a Congressional report has said amid Pakistan’s efforts to drum up support for its NSG membership bid. “Islamabad’s expansion of its nuclear arsenal, development of new types of nuclear weapons, and adoption of a

Campaign for tourism may witness increased footfall in J&K

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government has launched an international publicity campaign to promote tourism sector in the state.“The international publicity campaigning that we are doing for tourism this year will certainly bear results in the shape of increased footfall,” Education Minister Naeem Akhter said intervening on a question in the Assembly here. Replying to

MBBS seats increased to 100 in GMCH-32

Chandigarh: Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, J P Nadda, on Sunday, announced that on the recommendation of Medical Council of India (MCI), Health Ministry has approved renewal of 100 seats for Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32. While interacting with media persons at International Airport, Mohali, Nadda said that this will give

Floor Area Ratio to be increased for residential plots

Chandigarh: In order to cope with the increased demand for housing, conserve land for agriculture, and serve larger public interest, the state government has decided to not only increase the Floor Area Ratio (FAR) for residential plots, but also introduce the concept of purchasable FAR over and above the existing permissible limits. FAR is the

US wants increased India, Pak dialogue on counter terrorism

Washington: The US has said that it wantsincreased dialogue between India and Pakistan on counter terrorism co-operation. “We have said many times that there is a level of counterterrorism cooperation between India and Pakistan. There is some dialogue there,” State Department Deputy Spokesman, Mark Toner told reporters at his daily news conference. “We want to