Thursday, August 11, 2016

Jantroon Dhar: The real treasure of Chiralla-Thathri-Doda

JANTROON DHAR: After successful conclusion of recently held Golden Jubilee celebrations of 'Annual Dangal' traditional wrestling, I decided to share few pictures from different sources I received right from the heights of Jantroon Dhar, in Thathri, Doda. the real treasure of Doda district, which remain unexplored, neglected and out of sight for the tourism lovers. However, whenever I got the chance, I tried highlighting it. Have a look, on a brief writeup dates back in the year 2011...

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

‘GREEN GOLD IN DANGER’: Encroachments on rise as officials turn spectators

JAMMU: Belying the tall claims of Forest Department officials from ‘Beat Guard’ to concerned ‘Minister’ about the protection of forest wealth and its damage from the cutting and encroachments, the pictures taken by the JK MONITOR’s field team members, clearly show that the departmental officials are working against the basic purpose of this department and helping encroachments and cutting green trees which is proving dangerous for the survival of mankind and the wild animals and further resulting in Man-Animal conflict.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Part-II: Cutting green trees, encroachment picks up after minister appeals for preservation

JAMMU: Continuing our news series about the reverse affect of Jammu and Kashmir Forest Ministers appeal for preservation of forests, JK MONITOR after tireless efforts and field work succeeded in capturing several photographs of the damages done in Compartment Number-7 of Block Jangalwar of Forest Range Chiralla, of Forest Division Bhaderwah.

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Cutting green trees, encroachment picks up after minister appeals for preservation

JAMMU: A day after the Forest Minister Mian Altaf asserted that protection of forests will ensure conservation of biodiversity, and environment and made an appealed for playing role in this noble cause, some anti nature and anti forest protection elements are acting contrary and cutting down fully grown and small growing trees for their self vested interests with a motive to convert forest land into agriculture land through encroachments in Forest Division Bhaderwah.