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‘The Redwood’: Asia’s only surviving plant species discovered in Kashmir; CSIR declares it heritage tree’

Srinagar: A giant tree in the Tangmarg area has become a center of attraction for people and researchers. This redwood tree, which scientists claimed is more than 150- year-old, is believed to be the only surviving species in the whole of Asia. Botanically known as Sequoiadendron Giganteum,  the tree is currently being conserved at Field Station Council of Science and Industrial Research (CSIR) Yarikha in Tangmarg. This species is commonly found in the forests of North America, California,...

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New Delhi, January 29: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday lauded the ‘sports spirit’ of the Kashmir youths and said that Winter Games in Kashmir has the purpose to search for young players to represent the country in international games. Talking about snow cricket matches during the Winter Games in Kashmir and PM Modi called it an “extension of Khelo...

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‘The Redwood’: Asia’s only surviving plant species discovered in Kashmir; CSIR declares it heritage tree’

‘The Redwood’: Asia’s only surviving plant species discovered in Kashmir; CSIR declares it heritage tree’

Srinagar: A giant tree in the Tangmarg area has become a center of attraction for people and researchers. This redwood tree, which scientists claimed is more than 150- year-old, is believed to be the only surviving species in the whole of Asia. Botanically known as Sequoiadendron Giganteum,  the tree is currently being conserved...

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