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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Must-see tourist spot out of bounds for civilians

Must-see tourist spot out of bounds for civilians

CRPF rules out relocation from Kubutar Khana CRPF has ruled out relocation of its 144 BN stationed at Kubutar Khana, an island inside the Dal Lake, even as Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has directed paramilitary forces to vacate hotels...
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Jammu records hottest ever June 1st week

Jammu records hottest ever June 1st week

Wednesday was the hottest day of the season in the winter capital here as mercury climbed to 42 degrees Celsius, the highest ever temperature recorded in history in the first week of June.According to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) officials the...
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Govt apathy hinders restoration of water bodies

Govt apathy hinders restoration of water bodies

Authorities sit on conservation of Gilsar, Anchar, Khushalsar WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY Signifying non-seriousness of the Government towards conservation of water bodies, restoration plans of three vital lakes in the summer capital have been gathering dust for the...
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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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