News Topic:J&K Wildlife Protection Department

Wildlife Department issues advisory amid rising man-animal conflict

Given the increased incidents of man-animal conflict, the Wildlife Department has issued an advisory, asking people to follow it to prevent any loss of life.

Leopard captured alive after injuring five in Ganderbal

A leopard attack left five people injured, including two women and three Wildlife Department officials, on Wednesday in central Kashmir's Ganderbal district.

Shoot-at-sight order issued for ‘man-eater’ leopard in Budgam

Following another fatal attack on a child in Khansahib area of Budgam, the Wildlife Department issued shoot-at-sight orders to eliminate the "man-eater" leopard.

J-K’s Wildlife Department transfers over 200 kanals of land to different agencies

The Department of Wildlife Protection has transferred over 200 kanals of land to different agencies in Jammu and Kashmir.

18 sheep dead, 25 injured in Bandipora

A bear attack in Bandipora district resulted in the death of at least 18 sheep and left 25 others injured during the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday.

After a decade, Hangul breeding centre Shikargah Tral made functional again

The Hangul breeding centre in Shikargah’s Tral has been made functional again as two female Hangul have been moved into the centre, officials said.

Snow leopard documented for the first time through ‘camera trap’ in Kishtwar

Snow leopards in J&K, for the first time through a "camera trap" sighting, the elusive animal has been officially documented in Kishtwar, an official said.

J-K’s Wildlife department warns against owl-capturing. Here’s why?

The Department of Wildlife Protection J&K has warned of strict action against anyone involved in capturing owls or any kind of hunting activity.

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LS Polls: ECI cracks down on money power in J-K

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Monday stated that in its crackdown on money power, it has seized cash, liquor, drugs and freebies worth Rs 4 crores in J&K.
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Man found dead in Jhelum River in Srinagar

A male dead body was found floating over waters in Jhelum River in central Kashmir's Srinagar district on Monday morning.

Son arrested after allegedly killing mother in Rafiabad Sopore

An elderly woman was allegedly killed by her son in Rafiabad area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district.

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Jaundice outbreak in Pulwama village prompts official investigation

Concerns escalate in the village of Bellow Dergund, Rajpora area of Pulwama, as health officials investigate a surge in jaundice cases, particularly among children.

Spring Blooms in Kashmir: A glimpse into Pulwama’s picturesque seasonal transformation

As the chill of winter gradually yields to the gentle warmth of spring, the picturesque landscape of Kashmir undergoes a remarkable transformation.