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NGT declares Amarnath Cave shrine a 'Silent Zone'

In order to protect the eco-sensitive Amarnath cave shrine, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) declared it a "silence zone" and prohibited religious offerings like chanting of hymns, and ringing bells beyond the entry point. The Amarnath cave temple is situated in the Himalayas in the state of Jammu & Kashmir.

Recommended for : NGT , National Green Tribunal , Amarnath Yatra , Amarnath Temple , Amarnath cave , Silent Zone , Rashtriya Harit Pradhikaran

Publish Date : Dec 14, 2017

Shoot-at-sight order issued in Corbett Tiger Reserve to curb poaching

As per the tiger census data released in 2015, Uttarakhand with 340 tigers has the second highest tiger population in the country after Karnataka.

Recommended for : Cobett tiger reserve , Jim Corbett national park , Tiger poaching , Uttarakhand , Himalayas

Publish Date : Feb 23, 2017

बॉम्बे नेचुरल हिस्ट्री सोसायटी द्वारा जलवायु परिवर्तन कार्यक्रम आरंभ

इस कार्यक्रम का उद्देश्य स्थानीय समुदायों की सामाजिक-आर्थिक गतिविधियों का मूल्यांकन करना है.

Recommended for : Bombay Natural History Society , BNHS , Central Himalayas , Climate Change , बॉम्बे नेचुरल हिस्ट्री सोसाइटी , बीएनएचएस , मध्य हिमालय , जलवायु परिवर्तन

Publish Date : Feb 2, 2017

BNHS launches climate change programme in Central Himalayas

The Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) has launched climate change study, mainly focussing on the conservation of the globally threatened group of birds- finches and pheasants.

Recommended for : Bombay Natural History Society , Climate Change , Oracle , The International Union for Conservation of Nature , Globally Threatened Bird Species

Publish Date : Jan 31, 2017

New species of Pika discovered in the Sikkim Himalayas

The Findings were published in the journal Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution as a paper titled Genetics, morphology and ecology reveal a cryptic Pika lineage in the Sikkim Himalaya on 15 September 2016.

Recommended for : New species , Pika , discovered , Sikkim Himalayas , Ochotona sikimaria

Publish Date : Oct 3, 2016

Naropa Festival: Devotees visit Indian Himalayas to celebrate Buddhist festival

A 60-foot-tall silk embroidery brocade of Buddha Amitabha was unfurled on 19 September 2016. The 12th Gyalwang Drukpa, the spiritual head of the 1000-year-old Drukpa Order based in the Himalayas, unfurled the brocade amidst chanting of prayers.

Recommended for : Naropa Festival , Buddhism , Saint Naropa , Hemis Monastry , Ladakh

Publish Date : Sep 20, 2016

केदारनाथ वन्य जीव अभ्यारण्य में तितलियों की 55 प्रजाति पाई गयी

केदारनाथ वन्य जीव अभ्यारण्य की ओर आयोजित चार दिवसीय बटरफ्लाई मीट का आयोजन किया गया था. इस दौरान ही तितलियों की ये नई प्रजातियां दिखाई दी.

Recommended for : 55 species , butterflies , found , Himalayas , हिमालय , तितलियों , 55 प्रजाति , पाई गयी

Publish Date : Sep 15, 2016

Climate change impact on animals in Himalayas to be recorded by ZSI

Under the project, ZSI will monitor indicators in species like fish, butterflies, bees and other insects to find how their distribution has been affected by climate change.

Recommended for : Zoological Survey of India , ZSI , Himalayas , impact of climate change , Animal world ,

Publish Date : Jun 30, 2016

Brown Bears sighted for the first time in Kargil after 1999 War

The eight beers comprised of three adult females and five grown-up cubs and were seen in Drass area of Ladakh with mountain ranges of 16000 to 21000 feet.

Recommended for : Kargil , Brown Bears , Himalayas , Drass Sector

Publish Date : May 18, 2016

‘द कल्चर हेरिटेज ऑफ ट्रांस हिमालयाज- किन्नौर’ नामक पुस्तक का विमोचन

केंद्रीय संस्कृति एवं पर्यटन राज्य मंत्री (स्वतंत्र प्रभार) सह नागरिक उड्डयन राज्य मंत्री डॉ. महेश शर्मा ने ‘द कल्चर हेरिटेज ऑफ ट्रांस हिमालयाज- किन्नौंर’ नामक पुस्तक का विमोचन किया.

Recommended for : The Culture Heritage of Trans Himalayas Kinnaur , द कल्चर हेरिटेज ऑफ ट्रांस हिमालयाज-किन्नौर

Publish Date : Mar 9, 2016

WWF Report Hidden Himalayas: Asia’s Wonderland released

The report maps out scores of new species which were found in the region includes 133 plants, 39 invertebrates, 26 fish, 10 amphibians, one reptile, one bird and one mammal.

Recommended for : World Wide Fund , WWF , World Habitat Day , Hidden Himalayas , Asia’s Wonderland report , Eastern Himalayan region , new species discovered , invertebrates

Publish Date : Oct 7, 2015

India home to 48 of the 250 known species of bumblebees: Indian Bumblebees

They are crucial for the very sustenance of vegetation in high-altitude regions of Himalayas because they are the only pollinators which can live in that adverse climate.

Recommended for : Indian Bumblebees , Pollinators in Himalayan region

Publish Date : May 4, 2015

The first-ever photograph of vulnerable Chestnut-breasted Partridge clicked

As per estimates of the IUCN, about 2500 Chestnut-breasted Partridges live in Arunachal Pradesh, Bhutan and Lower Tibet along the Himalayas.

Recommended for : Chestnut-breasted Partridge , Arborophila mandellii , Gururaj Moorching , International Union for Conservation of Nature

Publish Date : Apr 7, 2015

भारतीय वायु सेना की पर्वतारोहण टीम ने अरुणाचल प्रदेश में माउंट गोरीचेन के कठिन शिखर का पता लगाया

भारतीय वायु सेना की पर्वतारोहण टीम ने अरुणाचल प्रदेश में माउंट गोरीचेन के कठिन शिखर का पता लगाया.

Recommended for : Indian Air Force , IAF , D Panda , Mt Gorichen , Arunachal Pradesh , Eastern Himalayas , भारतीय वायु सेना , आईएएफ , डी पांडा , माउंट गोरीचेन , अरुणाचल प्रदेश , पूर्वी हिमालय

Publish Date : Jun 4, 2014

IAF mountaineering team explored unclimbed peak of Mt Gorichen in Arunachal Pradesh

IAF mountaineering expedition team explored an unclimbed peak of Mt Gorichen of Arunachal Pradesh at a height 5887 meters.

Recommended for : Indian Air Force , IAF , D Panda , Mt Gorichen , Arunachal Pradesh , Eastern Himalayas

Publish Date : Jun 3, 2014

हिमालय में हिमालयनस साँप की नई प्रजाति मिली

चीनी वैज्ञानिकों ने भूरे पिट वाइपर साँप हिमालयनस की एक नई प्रजाति की खोज की.

Recommended for : Snake Species , Himalayanus , Himalayas , हिमालय , हिमालयनस , साँप प्रजाति

Publish Date : May 30, 2014

New species of snake Himalayanus discovered in Himalayas

A new species of brownish pit viper (snake) named Himalayanus was discovered by the Chinese scientists.

Recommended for : Himalayanus , pit viper , Protobothrops , Himalayas

Publish Date : May 8, 2014

केंद्रीय पर्यटन मंत्रालय ने अतुल्य भारत हिमालय अभियान कार्यक्रम की शुरूआत की

केंद्रीय पर्यटन मंत्रालय ने विश्व पर्यटन दिवस के अवसर पर नई दिल्ली में अतुल्य भारत हिमालय अभियान के 777 दिन के विशेष कार्यक्रम की शुरूआत की.

Recommended for : Incredible Indian Himalayas campaign launched , New Delhi , Tourism Ministry , केंद्रीय पर्यटन मंत्रालय , अतुल्य भारत हिमालय अभियान

Publish Date : Sep 28, 2013

Union Ministry of Tourism Launched -777 Days of Incredible Indian Himalayas-Campaign

The Union Ministry of Tourism on 27 September 2013 launched a campaign to promote virgin peaks of Himalayas and make India a favoured tourist destination.

Recommended for : 777 days of Incredible Indian Himalayas

Publish Date : Sep 27, 2013

हि‍मालय पर्यटन को बढ़ावा देने के लि‍ए भारतीय हि‍मालय के 777 दि‍न नामक अभि‍यान की शुरूआत

पर्यटन मंत्री के चि‍रंजीवी ने हि‍मालय पर्यटन को अंतरराष्ट्रीय स्तर पर बढ़ावा देने हेतु भारतीय हि‍मालय के 777 दि‍न नामक अभि‍यान की शुरूआत की.

Recommended for : Campaign to Promote Himalayas , 777 days of the Indian Himalayas , हि‍मालय पर्यटन को बढ़ावा देने हेतु अभि‍यान , भारतीय हि‍मालय के 777 दि‍न

Publish Date : Jun 20, 2013

Survival of Asian Birds Threatened From Climate Change: Study

According to the research conducted by the Durham University and BirdLife International, change in the climate is a threat to various Asian bird species.

Recommended for : bird species , Himalayas , Important Bird Areas

Publish Date : Feb 8, 2013

Study found Himalayan Glaciers defying Global Melting Trend

Environment and Ecology Current Affairs 2012. A new study revealed that contrary to the global trend of melting glaciers a few glaciers in the Himalayas mountain range have gained a small amount of mass

Recommended for : Himalayan Glaciers , Himalayan Mountain Range , Karakoram , Current Affairs April 2012

Publish Date : Apr 16, 2012
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