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Gujjars loose unique Yarkandi-Bakerwali Horse: Study

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JAMMU, JAN 31: The nomadic Gujjars and Bakerwals have lost the rare traditional , indigenous and unique specie of “Yarkandi-Bakerwali” horse during past decades and three other rare native species of horses distinctive with them since centuries are considered most threatened in the world and likely to evaporate in next few decades said a study conducted by Tribal Research and Cultural Foundation-a national organization working on Gujjars.

Forest Deptt violates labour laws, children being exploited

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They are paid just Rs 50/ cubic meter instead of 366 for protection wall and 766 for protection wall with crate.
JAMMU/DODA, JAN 30: The time when children need to carry school bags are being exploited by the Forest Department, which under Chenab Basin Project are engaged as labourers in construction of protection walls at sinking portions in order to protect the land from erosions.

A foreign tourist skiing at world famous Gulmarg resort

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Kashmiri stag injured by hunter

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REASI: stag was critically injured when some unidentified person targeted her and fired upon with a fun. Later the injured stag also known as Kashmiri Hungal was shifted to Jammu Veterinary Hospital for treatment. Reports said that people saw a stag critically injured in the adjoining forest area in Reasi and informed the matter to the police and Forest officials. DFO and Dy SP along with team of officials rushed to spot and shifted the stage to Jammu Veterinary Hospital for specialized treatment. A gunshot was found on the body of stag which was presumed might have been shot at by by some hunter. However the police has registered a case in this regard and started investigation and hunt of the shooter. Relevant to mention here that the ‘Hangul’ (Kashmiri stag), is the only surviving species of the red deer family in Kashmir, which appears to on the verge of extinction.


PATRIOTIC FERVOUR AND THE SPIRIT OF NATIONALISM IN JAMMU

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Full dress rehearsal of 61st R-Day at Jammu

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CHILD LABOUR-AN HONUR OR A STIGMA…?

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