Delhi plotting to change Kashmir demography, warns Geelani

Delhi plotting to change Kashmir demography, warns Geelani

‘ModiGovt seeking 16,800 kanals from Omar Abdullah to set up 3 cities in Valley for non-locals’ The Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani, Sunday accused the Government of India of hatching a conspiracy to change demography of Kashmir...
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Vishav basin loses 1.6 acre forest per-day: KU study

Vishav basin loses 1.6 acre forest per-day: KU study

Agriculture, water bodies, wetlands under threat ‘Fatal consequences’ feared South Kashmir’s Vishav drainage basin has been losing dense forest cover and agricultural land at an alarming rate of 1.6 acre and 1.3 acre per day during the last two decades,....
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Energy deficit JK moves a step towards getting thermal power

Energy deficit JK moves a step towards getting thermal power

Cabinet approves SPV for dev of coal block in Odisha The Cabinet under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today approved the formation of Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for development of the coal block at Kudnali Laburi, (Talcher) in...
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After severe winter, potable water crisis grips Kashmir

After severe winter, potable water crisis grips Kashmir

Despite prolonged winter season and substantial surge in water table across, Kashmir is witnessing unusual crisis of potable water in summer which has commenced offlate.Reports of severe shortage from old city and uptown areas in Srinagar have triggered protes...
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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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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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Water misuse may land you in jail!

Water misuse may land you in jail!

PHE issues public notice, warns of inspection, serious action Waking up to rampant misuse of potable water for activities like gardening, construction work and vehicle washing, the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department Thursday shot public notification ca...
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Windstorm hits Srinagar

Windstorm hits Srinagar

Windstorm hit summer capital of the state on Sunday evening triggering cuts in electricity supply to most parts of the city.Reports said windstorm hit the city at around 9.15 pm and intermittently recurred at many areas elsewhere also. The electricity...
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As plains sizzle, cool Kashmir Valley beckons visitors

As plains sizzle, cool Kashmir Valley beckons visitors

Srinagar: As the temperatures continue to soar in the plains, the salubrious weather in the Kashmir Valley has been attracting tourists in large numbers. Hundreds of tourists are thronging the hill stations of Sonamarg, Pahalgam and Gulmarg as they are findi...
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