Govt planning to gift another HEP to GOI, JKSECC oppose joint venture on Ratle hydropower project

Govt planning to gift another HEP to GOI, JKSECC oppose joint venture on Ratle hydropower project

Jammu & Kashmir Socio-Economic Coordination Committee (JKSECC) Wednesday alleged that government is planning to give away another hydroelectric power project to some unknown central Public Sector Undertaking (PSU), clandestinely. Addressing a presser here, member of the JKSECC Hameeda Nayeem said...
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17 Killed scores injured as mini-bus plunged into Chenab River in Kishtwar

17 Killed scores injured as mini-bus plunged into Chenab River in Kishtwar

Atleast 17 passengers were killed and 16 others wounded, some of them critically, when a mini-bus plunged into Chenab River in Kishtwar district on Friday . Police said driver of mini-bus bearing registration number JK17-0663 lost control of the vehicle...
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PM Modi to lay foundation stone of Pakal Dul power project

PM Modi to lay foundation stone of Pakal Dul power project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of 1,000 MW Pakal Dul Hydroelectric Project being constructed by Chenab Valley Power Projects Ltd in Kishtwar district on May 19. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi shall lay the foundation stone of...
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NHPC exploiting youth of Chenab valley: MLC Firdous Tak

NHPC exploiting youth of Chenab valley: MLC Firdous Tak

Member of Legislative Council (MLC) of the Peoples Democratic Party Firdous Tak on Sunday said the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) is exploiting youth of the Chenab valley, especially in Kishtwar district, as they are not being given permanent ...
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In a Kashmir Valley, a Massive Dam Threatens to Wash Away Lives

In a Kashmir Valley, a Massive Dam Threatens to Wash Away Lives

There are few roads in the Marwah Valley, and those that exist are snowed under during the winter. For the most part, there is no electricity. Snow leopards, ibexes and other endangered animals shelter in the high peaks, while some...
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Bhadarwah, Kishtwar observes shutdown aganist Shopian Killings

Bhadarwah, Kishtwar observes shutdown aganist Shopian Killings

Normal life was affected Tuesday in Bhadarwah and Kishtwar as the twin towns of Chenab valley observed a shutdown called by Anjuman Islamia Bhadarwah and Imam of Jamia Masjid Kishtawar to express resentment over the killing of civilians during the...
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Kishtwar facing ecological imbalance due to development of power projects: Legislative Council Panel

Kishtwar facing ecological imbalance due to development of power projects: Legislative Council Panel

The Committee on Petition of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council today said that Kashtiwar district is is facing brunt of ecological imbalance and negative effects of development process due to the Power Projects on the Chenab Basin. According to an...
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Two dead as vehicle rolls down gorge in Kishtwar

Two dead as vehicle rolls down gorge in Kishtwar

Two persons were killed when a vehicle they were travelling in skidded off the road and rolled down into a deep gorge in Kishtwar district. The incident took place around 10 km from the district headquarters yesterday in the Bandarkote...
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Kishtwar to observe shutdown, Transporters, Fruit growers extend support to Aug 12 strike call

Kishtwar to observe shutdown, Transporters, Fruit growers extend support to Aug 12 strike call

Shutdown has been called in Kishtwar district tomorrow against attempts to abrogate Article 35-A which grants state’s legislature power to define the permanent residents. Imam Jamia Masjid Kishtwar Farooq Ahmed Kitchloo called for a complete shutdown on Augu...
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Kishtwar to observe shutdown tomorrow against GST implementation

Kishtwar to observe shutdown tomorrow against GST implementation

Shutdown has been called in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir tomorrow against the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST). Imam Jamia Masjid Kishtwar, Farooq Ahmed Kitchloo said that people in the Chenab Valley supported the shutdown call issued.....
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