Governor reviews Yatra arrangements

Governor reviews Yatra arrangements

Governor N.N.Vohra,  who is the Chairman of Amarnath Shrine Board, held a meeting today to review the to-date status of snow- melt and the progress  so far  achieved in the clearance of tracks and the sites of the Yatra Camps.R....
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Is Baghliar-III project economically viable?

Is Baghliar-III project economically viable?

It’s just an idea: PDD Pre-feasibility report ready: PDC Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s announcement notwithstanding, the proposal to set up Baghliar-III hydropower project on Chenab River in Jammu would require undertaking an in-depth study to ascertain t...
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Fiscal autonomy must for strong, self-reliant Kashmir: Drabu

Fiscal autonomy must for strong, self-reliant Kashmir: Drabu

India should be sincere in reviving LoC trade: Qalandar Noted economist, Dr Haseeb Drabu Tuesday said instead of pushing for political autonomy, Kashmir should get fiscal autonomy to be economically strong and self-reliant.“We must first try and get fiscal a...
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‘IAF order will hit tourist arrivals to Kashmir’

‘IAF order will hit tourist arrivals to Kashmir’

Stakeholders call for alternatives Runway Renovation Tourism players in Kashmir have expressed anguish over the decision of Indian Air Force curtailing flight time schedules to 4.30 PM at Srinagar International Airport. President, Kashmir Chamber of Commerce ...
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Div Com reviews Yatra arrangements

Div Com reviews Yatra arrangements

For smooth conduct of two month long Amarnath Yatra, commencing on June 28, 2014, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir,  Shalindra Kumar today convened a meeting of divisional level officers to take stock of preparedness and arrangements here today.Among others, D...
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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 prog...
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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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