Wullar Lake

12 lakh migratory birds flock to Kashmir Valley

Over 12 lakh migratory birds from Central Asia, Eastern Europe and Japan have flocked to Kashmir, giving a vibrant look to the wetlands and water bodies in the Valley.

Dec 08, 2013, 10:09 AM IST

Wullar Lake encroached upon

The Wullar lake, Asia`s largest fresh water lake, has been encroached upon over the past century reducing it from 217 sq km to just 125 sq km.

Aug 10, 2012, 14:08 PM IST

Over 18,000 trees to be felled in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir Forest department will fell more than 18,000 trees which have grown in Asia`s largest freshwater lake, Wullar, to conserve it.

May 22, 2012, 15:29 PM IST

Govt launches `major initiative` to restore Wullar lake: Ramesh

Wetlands across India are under great threat, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Thursday and cited the case of Wullar lake in Kashmir which used to be Asia`s largest but has now turned into "a patch of green".

Jun 02, 2011, 15:26 PM IST

Centre committed to protect, restore of Wullar Lake: Ramesh

Union Minister for Forests and Environment Jairam Ramesh has said the Centre is planning a bigger project for the protection and restoration of Wullar Lake

May 15, 2011, 13:18 PM IST