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First ever Orchid Diversity Survey at CTR, throws rich treasure house of colorful orchids

Haldwani, Sep 23 (UNI) First ever Orchid Diversity Survey at Corbett Tiger Reserve (CTR) , throws rich treasure house of colourful orchids.
The Survey was conducted by Research Wing of the Uttarakhand Forest in Corbett Tiger Reserve from 2020 to August 2023. This project was approved in Research Advisory Committee (RAC), headed by HoFF, Uttarakhand in 2020.
Chief Conservator of Forests (Research), Sanjiv Chaturvedi said, “Survey has revealed that Corbett Tiger Reserve, has a very rich orchid diversity as the survey has shown existence of 31 orchid species, representing 23 genera within the Orchidaceae family. Among these species, 11 are terrestrial, 2 are saprophytic, and 18 are epiphytic”.
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College on Wheels: J&K student contingent visit IISc Bangalore

29 Nov 2023 | 12:55 AM

Jammu, Nov 28 (UNI) The contingent of 700 female students from various universities and affiliated colleges of Jammu and Kashmir, currently on a two-week College on wheels journey to various parts of the country, on Tuesday visited the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore Campus, popularly known as the Tata Institute, ranked among the country’s most prestigious institutions, established in 1909.

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LLC: J&K LG says tournament to popularize robust sports culture in masses

29 Nov 2023 | 12:52 AM

Jammu, Nov 28 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said that Legends League Cricket tournament to popularize robust sports culture in masses across the Union Territory.

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Protests break out at NIT Srinagar over social media post

29 Nov 2023 | 12:43 AM

Srinagar, Nov 28 (UNI) Protests broke out at the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar on Tuesday over a social media post by a non local student allegedly hurting religious sentiments.

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Uttarkhashi rescue: All 41 workers pulled out of tunnel safely

Uttarkhashi rescue: All 41 workers pulled out of tunnel safely

28 Nov 2023 | 11:05 PM

Silkyara/Dehradun, Nov 28 (UNI) After 17-day long mega operation, all the 41 workers trapped inside the Silkyara tunnel in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi district were safely extricated here on Tuesday evening.

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