Tag: Wildlife Conservation Award


Sports  SWISS OPEN 2023 The Indian badminton pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty won the Swiss Open 2023 men's doubles title after beating China's Tan Qiang and Ren Xiang Yu in the final at the St Jakobshalle arena in Basel Other winners: Men's singles: Koki Watanabe (Japan) Women's singles: Pornpawee Chochuwong (Thailand) Awards & Honours Wildlife Conservation Award: Alia Mir, a woman from Jammu and Kashmir has been honoured with the Wildlife Conservation Award by the administration for her conservation efforts in the region. Alia is also the first woman from Kashmir to get this award. She works for the charity Wildlife SOS organisation which is part of the Wildlife Rescue Team. She has rescued various wild animals, including birds, Asiatic black bears, and Himalayan brown bears, but is best known for catching snakes. J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha facilitated her with the wildlife honour award.