x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   US looking at banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok: Mike Pompeo | Terrorist killed, two jawans injured in encounter at Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama | New toll plazas for Jammu; no toll tax for people in Kashmir | 11 months on, peaceful Jammu remains without high speed internet | Army gets goldmine of terror info in Shopian CASO | GHSS Behroti lacks basic infrastructure, students deprive of quality education | Six more deaths push COVID-19 death toll to 138, 246 new cases reported | 47 fresh positive, 777 active positive, 19 recovered and 36 deaths so far in north Kashmir | Ladakh's active COVID-19 count drops to 168 with 10 recoveries | Former RAW chief CD Sahay, Kashmir expert Pandya draft JK outreach roadmap | MHA allows universities to conduct exams | As Chinese remove tents in Galwan, Indian Army says pullback confirmation only after on ground verification | SIT formed to probe Udhampur murder case | Separatists sold everything from dead bodies to seats | COVID-19 AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS | Kudos to Modi on taking Swipe of China | 4G Internet: A Dire Need Of Youth | Ex legislator protest NHAI, demands compensation to people | Mayor JMC visits Channi area, inspects water body | Pre-Pakhwara awareness outreach program organized | NESSWO, Kathua Celebrates International Drug Day | Dhanwa residents carry out protest against water scarcity | Sikh bodies demand fresh DGPC election, audit of all DGPCs in J&K | JKPCC minority Deptt demands members from minority communities in JKPSC | PG college Rajouri organizes online quiz competition | Special package for journalists demanded | AIJM holds meeting, demands OBC category for Jats of J&K | Jammu, Srinagar Airports receive 21 domestic flights with 2,407 passengers | BFDC Trust holds trustees meet | Munish Gupta asks government to step in & solve problems of residents | Husband shoots 5 months pregnant wife over dowry | Three teachers booked for raping girl in Kulgam | Three new bridges by BRO help Army move tanks to Eastern Ladakh border | COVID-19: Jammu dry fruit dealers claim of losses worth over Rs 125 crores, appeal for package | Removing stigma attached to being corona positive is bigger challenge than setting up plasma bank: Omar | Lt Governor chairs high level meeting of Administrative Secretaries | Durbar move offices reopen in Srinagar amid COVID-19 pandemic | Teachers appointed under PM’s package set example of work from home | Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra 2020: DDC Ramban reviews arrangements | Farooq demands compensation for affected from gusty winds in Kashmir | Kavinder gets rupees 2.5 crore black topping work started in Dilli, Sainik Colony | 01 Jcb , 03 dumpers seized for Illegal mining | Had Geelani quit Hurriyat earlier, Kashmir would not have seen bloodshed: BJP | JKAP & villagers remember Kargil war hero in Ramgarh | Advocate General holds interactive session with Law Officers, other officers & officials at Srinagar | LMD Samba books petrol pump, 3 provisional stores | DDC Kathua discusses District Convergence Plan, PMAGY | Rana seeks regularization of ReK teachers, release of pay-scales | JU organizes Web Lecture on Career Planning | Woman entrepreneur becomes proud owner of flourishing M/S Everest Cement Products with help from DIC | Workshop on Validation of ideas by Startups at SMVDU | JU organizes Web Lecture on Career Planning | ABRSM organizes ‘GuruVandan’ programme | All Parents Association holds protest against DSE-J | AAP demands regularization of 10+2 contractual lecturers | Sahil Ji Maharaj alls on Union Minister Meghwal | 10 gamblers arrested | Rotary Club donates dry ration, other items to Bal Ashram | 19 loan cases approved by DLTFC Kishtwar | Roll back new J&K Media Policy forthwith: UDA | Veena Pandita appointed JKBOSE Chairperson for two more years | 40 Hotel Management, 6 ISRO seats added to PMSSS this year | People in Kmr not following Covid- 19 guidelines | NIA took over the case of shot down of Pak Drone | ACB produces charge sheet against officials of Edu Dept | Power shutdown | RMSA teachers demand formulation of clear policy for service continuation | ABSMS to again hold protest from July 8 | Div Com reviews Shri Amaranth Ji Yatra arrangements at Lakhanpur | DGP prisons visits Central Jail in Srinagar, takes stock of security arrangement | Advisor Bhatnagar reviews functioning of R&B, Jal Shakti Departments | Back Issues  
 
news details
Tehsildar Budgam, Wildlife Warden injured as demolition drive turns violent
2/23/2020 11:31:26 PM
Jehangir Rashid

SRINAGAR, Feb 23: Tehsildar, Budgam Nusrat Aziz and Wildlife Warden (Wetlands), Ifshan Dewan got injured when a group of people attacked them while they were carrying demolition drive in the Soibugh area near Hokersar wetland in Budgam district.
Official sources said that during the demolition drive the locals resisted and engaged into a stiff resistance on demolition party in which Tehsildar, Budgam and Wildlife Warden sustained minor injuries. The special reinforcement was provided by the Central Division, Dachigam, Srinagar, Forest Protection Force, Srinagar and the Station House Officer, Budgam.
“This joint effort proved fruitful to retrieve the government land,” Dewan said. “We will be continuing our drive and remove encroachment around wetlands,” she said. She informed that around two kanals of government land, a tin shed was raised at Soibugh area of Budgam.
The officials demolished the fabricated fencing and confiscated the construction material used for the illegal encroachment. The officials called for a greater role of the civil society in raising awareness among the people of all sections, which would help in protecting forests and wildlife.
It would be in place to mention here that the government had initiated a process of demarcating the Forest and Wildlife land across Jammu and Kashmir. The officials said that strict action would be taken against the encroachers and criminals of wildlife trade.
Range officers Suhail Yousuf Qazi, Mukhtar Ahmad, Muhammad Ashraf and Feroz Nazir along with the field functionaries played a pivotal role in anti-encroachment drive. Dewan informed that Deputy Commissioner, Budgam, Tariq Hussain Ganaie, directed for a joint demolition drive and the same was successfully conducted under Soibugh beat of Lakes Range, Hokersar, Srinagar, by the Wetlands Division.
In the meantime the Department of Wildlife Protection has pledged to launch a massive campaign against encroachments in wetland bodies, sanctuaries and areas under its control.
Regional Wildlife Warden, Kashmir, Raashid Naqash said that Department of Wildlife Protection has pledged to launch a massive campaign against encroachments. He said that the department is envisaging on an ambitious plan of retrieving the government land across Kashmir region.
He said that such activities are being carried out on the directions of the Chief Wildlife Warden, J&K. In this regard, the officials called for a campaign to take a strong action to curb the illegal trade of wildlife that is threatening the biodiversity. “Our officials are under oath to curb the encroachments and illegal activities in areas protected under wildlife,” Naqash said.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU