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Hydropower major forays into wind power


February 9th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 9 (IANS) After testing the waters, the Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL) which owns and operates India's largest hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh has now decided to ... Read more...

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Hydro project will ruin Himachal river catchment: Report


January 15th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chamba (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 15 (IANS) The Hul hydropower project near this town will ruin five km or one-fourth of the catchment of the Hul stream, a tributary of the ... Read more...

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Meghalaya may shift power project for uranium deposits


December 17th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 17 (IANS) The Meghalaya government is contemplating shifting the proposed 450 MW Kynshi hydro electric project due to the presence of uranium deposits on the banks of the ... Read more...

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NGO picks holes in upcoming hydro project in Himachal


December 13th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 13 (IANS) An NGO fighting for the cause of people affected by hydropower projects Tuesday said the upcoming World Bank-funded mega project in Himachal Pradesh has several flaws.In ... Read more...

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Himachal panchayats to again go unrepresented over hydro project


November 20th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rekong Peo (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 20 (IANS) A private mega hydropower project near this town in Kinnaur district has again evoked sharp response from the tribals, who have decided to ... Read more...

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China wants Myanmar to discuss joint hydro project


October 1st, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 1 (IANS) China Saturday urged consultation over a suspended joint hydropower project in Myanmar, saying the legitimate rights and interests of its companies should be protected.Foreign Ministry ... Read more...

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Arunachal goes ahead with hydro project, despite Assam protests


September 16th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gerukamukh (Arunachal Pradesh), Sep 16 (IANS) The 2,000 MW Lower Subansiri Hydro Power Project in Arunachal Pradesh will be commissioned by 2014 despite strident protests in Assam over environmental concerns, ... Read more...

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Firm loses Himachal hydro project


September 1st, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 1 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has cancelled the allotment of a hydropower project to an Indo-Norwegian company. It will invite fresh bids for the 60MW project, an official said ... Read more...

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JSW Energy quarterly profit drops to Rs.190.26 crore


July 21st, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) JSW Energy Thursday reported a decline in its net profit at Rs.190.26 crore for the quarter ended June 30 as against Rs.327.20 crore during the like ... Read more...

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Himachal villagers take officials hostage


June 22nd, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 22 (IANS) Protesting villagers in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district have taken government officials hostage, officials said Wednesday.The protesters are demanding cancellation of a mega hydropower project being executed ... Read more...

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Jaypee’s hydro project in Himachal starts partial generation


June 6th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Karcham (Himachal Pradesh), June 6 (IANS) India's largest hydropower project in the private sector has started partial generation in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district, a company official said here Monday.The Karcham ... Read more...

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Chinese officials meet Zardari on power project


June 4th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) A team of officials from China's Three Gorges Dam, the world's largest hydropower project, has briefed President Asif Ali Zardari on a 120 MW project at ... Read more...

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Dhumal lays stone of 36 MW hydro project


May 14th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 14 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Saturday laid the foundation stone of a private hydropower project in Chamba district.The 36 MW hydel project at Chanju ... Read more...

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Jaypee’s Himachal hydro unit to be commissioned May 15


May 11th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 11 (IANS) The commercial operations of Jaypee Group's 1,000 MW hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district will partially start May 15, an official said here Wednesday."The Karcham-Wangtoo ... Read more...

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Villagers oppose Himachal hydro project


May 8th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 8 (IANS) Hundreds of people in three districts of Himachal Pradesh have been protesting for the past three days against an upcoming hydropower project of Satluj Jal Vidyut ... Read more...

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Under pressure from PMO, Jairam clears Madhya Pradesh hydro project


May 6th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Under pressure from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), the environment ministry said Friday it had cleared the 400 MW Maheshwar hydroelectric power project on the ... Read more...

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Depleting forests in Himachal worry green activists (April 22 is Earth Day)


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 22 (IANS) Depleting green cover, receding water resources and frequent change in climatic conditions are worrying the environmentalists in Himachal Pradesh. The reason is obvious. The small hill ... Read more...

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Himachal losing Rs.100-cr a year on delayed hydro project


April 5th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 5 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government is annually losing over Rs.100 crore in royalty as a multi-billion rupee hydropower project is caught in litigation."The delay of four and ... Read more...

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Second SJVNL hydro project to be commissioned by 2013


February 8th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 8 (IANS) The second mega hydropower project being developed by Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (SJVNL) in Himachal Pradesh would be completed by early 2013, a company official said Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Himachal to promote private investment in hydro power


January 17th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 17 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government will encourage private investment to tap hydropower potential in the state, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Monday."The government has recently allotted 273 mini ... Read more...

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Kashmir hydro project faces delay due to Pakistan (Lead)


November 18th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 18 (IANS) Pakistan's objections over river water sharing are again biting hard into hydro-electric projects in Jammu and Kashmir, shooting up costs and causing delays in completion.According to Power ... Read more...

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Arunachal hydro project could lead to flooding: Experts


October 25th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Gogamukh (Assam), Oct 25 (IANS) An expert committee set up by the Assam government to study environmental concerns over construction of mega dams has warned of excessive flooding if the 2,000 MW ... Read more...

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No environment clearance for Uttarakhand hydro project


July 20th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The environment ministry Monday rejected a proposal for diverting forest land for constructing a hydroelectric project in Uttrakhand's Pithoragarh district, saying it will effect the "highly ecological ... Read more...

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Himachal hydro projects run into peoples’ protests (With Image)


June 16th, 2010 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Rekong Peo (Himachal Pradesh), June 16 (IANS) Tribals of Kinnaur are up in arms against upcoming hydropower projects in the district, saying these are not only making water channels shrink ... Read more...

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Pakistan Water Commissioner denies allegations of India stealing Pak’s water


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): Pakistan's Commissioner of Indus Waters Sayed Jamait Ali Shah, presently visiting India for Indus water commissioner level talks, on Tuesday denied any accusation levelled against India of ... Read more...

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Hydropower generation dips in Himachal, supply hit


May 16th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 16 (IANS) Hydro-electric power generation in Himachal Pradesh has suddenly dipped by 10 to 20 percent due to scanty rainfall in the past week, affecting electricity supply to northern states ... Read more...

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India, Nepal share a unique relationship: Krishna


January 15th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Jan 15 (ANI): Indian External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna arrived here today on his first official visit to Nepal.Soon after his arrival here, Krishna said: "India and Nepal share a ... Read more...

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S. M Krishna to visit Nepal today


January 15th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.15 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna will undertake a three-day visit to Nepal from today.A Ministry of External Affairs press release said that Krishna is proceeding to Kathmandu ... Read more...

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Nepal CA member says S. M. Krishna visit of great value


January 14th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Jan 14 (ANI): Hari Rokka, a Constituent Assembly member and analyst with close ties with the UCPN (Maoist), has said Indian External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna's visit to Nepal from ... Read more...

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Court stays revocation of Chenab hydro project to L&T


January 1st, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Singh New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has restrained the state government from taking any further action on its move to revoke the award of the 420-MW ... Read more...

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Northeast frets, but India can do little on China’s Brahmaputra dam(Lead)


October 17th, 2009 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) While concerned officials of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh have asked for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's intervention, India may not be able to make much noise over ... Read more...

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Electricity still a far-fetched dream for Gurez valley


August 30th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Aug. 30 (ANI): Electricity remains to be a distant dream for the residents of Gurez valley of Jammu and Kashmir despite ample water resources existing in the region.Consequently, diesel run generators ... Read more...

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‘Interested’ official in project appraisal meetings: NGO


July 10th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) An official who was forced to quit an expert appraisal committee of the ministry of environment and forests due to conflict of interest had been present in ... Read more...

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Another Indian company wins hydropower contract in Nepal


June 3rd, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 3 (IANS) Hyderabad-based PES Engineers has become the fourth Indian company to enter Nepal's hydropower sector, bagging the survey licence for a 110-MW project in remote Kalikot district.The ... Read more...

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Pakistan to move World Bank against Kashmir hydro project


April 30th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) Pakistan is examining various options, including the appointment of an arbitrator by the World Bank, against India's diversion of the Jhelum river to the Wullar Barrage and what ... Read more...

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