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Guru Nanak’s Sacred Forest in Jammu

Kanwal Singh The respect and importance of environment is fundamental to Sikhism. As Guru Nanak Dev Ji illustrates in Japji Sahib- "Pawan Guru, Paani Pita, Maata...

Save the Vanishing Crows

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi Back to one of my favourite subjects: crows. They are slowly disappearing so please save them now. Give them shelled peanuts, rice, fruit....

Kellar (bhalla) valley- the unexplored treasure

Priyanka Gupta Rightly said that- “kya rakha hai bedh bhad vale seharon me, Aao kuch din to bitaoo pahadoon me...” Jammu and Kashmir is a mountainous state endowed...

Palash The Flame of the forest

Ranjeet Singh Butea monosperma (Lam.) Taub. or Dhak or Tesu or Flame of the forest or Bastard Teak with whatever name you call this beautiful...

The ways animals communicate

Prof. B.L Kaul We humans tend to take pride in that we are different because of our communicative skills like language and so on. However,...

Malabar Neem A boon for farmers in Jammu

Dr Kamal Kishore Malabar Neem (Melia composita) is also known as Burma Dek. It belongs to family of neem and local drek. But it is...

Exquisite wild flowers

O P Sharma Vidyarthi Wild flowers blooming in the wilderness are mother natures heart stealing gift. What a lovely architecture of petals all elegantly smiling in...

Aquaculture potential of J&K State

Dr Priya Manhas Aquaculture, also known as aqua farming, is the farming of aquatic organisms such as fish, crustaceans, molluscs and aquatic plants. Aquaculture is...

GHORDI: A region unexplored

Dr. Vaini Gupta After a long time, I had the chance to visit the home place of my spouse. The place is known by the...

Termites are beneficial

Maneka Gandhi When my husband died, I inherited his work table, a long wooden desk with huge drawers. It has travelled with me from house...

Snake diversity of Jammu City

Amit Sharma A SOS phone call on November 11 at around 8:00 am, the caller in a highly tensed voice said that there is a...

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