JK govt vows to revolutionize power sector

JK govt vows to revolutionize power sector

Omar launches R-APDRP-II for Jammu Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Monday reaffirmed the determination of his government to “revolutionized the power generation in the state. “The Government has put in place an ambitious and stupendous power generation programme to achieve self-sufficiency in...
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Finally,CEA Okays 93-MW New Ganderbal project

Finally,CEA Okays 93-MW New Ganderbal project

Work to start this year; Sawlakote gets Geological clearance The Central Electricity Authority has cleared construction of the 93-MW New Ganderbal hydropower project on River Sindh in Central Kashmir.Sources said following the ‘Techno Economic Clearance’ b...
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Bootless Bargain: JK to reimburse water usage charges to NHPC

Bootless Bargain: JK to reimburse water usage charges to NHPC

After CERC nod, Corporation loads user charges on State’s power purchase bill Putting into practice the idiom “robbing Peter to pay Paul,” Jammu and Kashmir government’s much-hyped water usage charges will now go back to National Hydroelectric Power Co...
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10 candidates from JK qualify all India services examination

10 candidates from JK qualify all India services examination

Abid SadiqBhat of Hyderpora figures among top 30 Ten candidates from Jammu and Kashmir have cracked the prestigious civil services examination-2014, the results of which were declared Thursday.  They include four candidates from Kashmir and six from Jammu reg...
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Treasuries in Kashmir face financial crunch

Treasuries in Kashmir face financial crunch

Rs 450 cr bills pile up for want of payment In what points to a sorry state of financial affairs in the state, bills worth hundreds of crores of rupees are pending at different treasuries in Kashmir causing immense concern...
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Amazing Dreams to shoot film in Kashmir

Amazing Dreams to shoot film in Kashmir

Amazing Dreams, a production house of Bollywood has decided to shoot their entire film in the scenic locales of Kashmir.“We want to show the world that all is well in Kashmir”, said Farooq Qureshi, Director of the film named Dildariyan. Addressing...
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JK FinMin for linking Kashmir with national railway network

JK FinMin for linking Kashmir with national railway network

Jaitly chairs Pre-Budget Consultation Meeting of State Finance Ministers J&K Minister for Finance and Ladakh Affairs, Abdul Rahim Rather today called for “bold” fiscal and monetary initiatives in the ensuing union budget in consultation with all the st...
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Srinagar’s waste management gets shot in the arm

Srinagar’s waste management gets shot in the arm

GoI sanctions Rs 91.97 Cr for City’s garbage collection, scientific disposal; SMC launches mechanized waste gathering  In a bid to make historic Srinagar a model City, Government of India has sanctioned Rs 91.97 crore for collection, transportation and scie...
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Stay away from Kashmir resorts, F&CO tells UK citizens

Stay away from Kashmir resorts, F&CO tells UK citizens

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office in New Delhi has recommended to the citizens of the United Kingdom not to travel to tourist destinations of Pahalgam, Sonamarg and Gulmarg in Kashmir, thus continuing with its decade-old harsh advisory that has dealt...
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When Finance Minister got JK Bank’s telephone network swapped to ‘benefit’ son

When Finance Minister got JK Bank’s telephone network swapped to ‘benefit’ son

Political propaganda or political interference? While the J&K Bank is in a fix over Rs 2500 crore worth stressed loans, the Sunday’s statement by the State Finance Minister Abdur Rahim Rather— calling the issue as “political propaganda”—is only a...
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