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Kashmir’s economic growth depends on power: Omar


September 4th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 4 (IANS) Economic growth and holistic development of Jammu and Kashmir is largely dependent on the production of electricity, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Tuesday.During an inspection ... Read more...

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Kashmir reviews terms of NHPC-run power projects


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 3 (IANS) A day after a youth was killed in firing allegedly by paramilitary forces outside a National Hydro-Electric Projects Corporation project, the Jammu and Kashmir government began ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to visit Jammu


November 8th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 8 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will visit Jammu Nov 16 and address a gathering at a Buddhist heritage site near here, a minister said Tuesday."We ... Read more...

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Pakistan team visiting Jammu Sunday


February 19th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 19 (IANS) A three-member team of Pakistani officials dealing with the Indus Water Treaty is arriving in Jammu on Sunday to inspect the design and the site of a proposed ... Read more...

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Pakistan team to assess Jammu lake project


February 4th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 4 (IANS) A team of Pakistani experts will visit Jammu and Kashmir in the third week of February to assess an artificial lake under construction here."Since we have nothing to ... Read more...

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Terrorists rushed in where leaders feared to tread (Floods in Pakistan -II)


September 4th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Frank Huzur in Islamabad With the vacuum in the Pakistani leadership visible right from the onset of the flood tragedy, foot-soldiers of extremist organisations have rushed in where President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Thousands flee as floods threaten major Pakistani city


August 13th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jacobabad (Pakistan), Aug 13 (DPA) Thousands of people were fleeing a major city in southern Pakistan after authorities issued a flood warning Friday as rescue workers attempted to get relief to ... Read more...

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Mini-bus with 25 people falls in Jammu river, two escape


July 23rd, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 23 (IANS) A mini-bus, carrying over 25 passengers, fell into a river in Jammu and Kashmir's mountainous district of Kishtwar Friday and only two people managed to escape, police said. The ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan commissioners on Indus water meet in Delhi


May 31st, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 31 (ANI): Members of India- Pakistan Permanent Indus Water Commission met here today to hold talks on a range of issues relating to Indus water.Pakistan has threatened to ... Read more...

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Udhampur residents demand bridge over Tawi River


October 28th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
Udhampur (J-K), Oct. 28 (ANI): Residents of Udhampur district in Jammu and Kashmir are facing many problems in absence of a bridge over the Tawi River.The Tawi River, which is major left ... Read more...

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Report on Baglihar II hydel project by November


October 24th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 24 (IANS) The Central Water Commission (CWC) is expected to submit a survey report on the Baglihar II hydroelectric project by November-end, an official said Saturday. The project aims to ... Read more...

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Second phase of Baglihar hydel project to start in six months


October 3rd, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 3 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government is planning to start work on the second phase of the Baglihar hydroelectric project in Ramban district in six months to boost the ... Read more...

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20 killed in Kashmir road accident (Lead)


September 7th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 7 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and 26 others injured when a bus in which they were travelling skidded off the road and fell into river Chenab in ... Read more...

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15 killed, many injured in Kashmir road accident


September 7th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 7 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and many others were missing when a bus in which they were travelling skidded off the road and fell into river Chenab ... Read more...

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Once a ‘royal’ constituency in Kashmir, today faces neglect


April 21st, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Udhampur (Jammu and Kashmir), April 21 (IANS) People in this Lok Sabha constituency of Jammu and Kashmir, once represented by scion of the Dogra royal family Karan Singh, are a disgruntled ... Read more...

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Several feared dead as bus falls into Chenab river


February 25th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Feb 25 (ANI): Several people were feared killed when a bus fell into river Chenab in Doda district on Wednesday. According to police, the bus was on its way to ... Read more...

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From Kashmir to Pakistan, a V-Day message


February 13th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 13 (IANS) It's the eve of Valentine's Day, and a political group in Jammu and Kashmir has decided to say it with flowers to Pakistan to convey the message of ... Read more...

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Doda, Kishtwar districts cut off, one feared killed


February 7th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Feb.7, (ANI): Doda and Kishtwar districts of Jammu and Kashmir were virtually cut off from rest of the state, as a road-stretch between Assar and Trungal on Batote-Kishtwar National Highway-1B, ... Read more...

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Ex-Pak PM says water crisis may lead to Indo-Pak war


November 3rd, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Nov 3 (ANI): PML-Q chief and former Pakistan premier Ch. Shujaat Hussain has reportedly said the water crisis (between India and Pakistan ) could become extremely dangerous unless the ... Read more...

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Six killed in Doda mishap, 29 injured


October 30th, 2008 - 9:55 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanJammu, Oct 30 (ANI): At least six persons were killed and 29 others injured today in a tragic road accident in Doda District of Jammu and Kashmir. ... Read more...

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Five killed, 20 injured in accident in Jammu and Kashmir


October 30th, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 30 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 20 others injured Thursday, when the mini-bus they were travelling in skidded off the mountainous road in Jammu and Kashmir, the ... Read more...

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India rejects Pakistan’s demand for Chenab flow compensation


October 25th, 2008 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Reiterating its commitment to the Indus Waters Treaty, India Friday rejected Pakistan's demand for compensation due to the alleged blockage of the Chenab river water flow as ... Read more...

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Pak team inspects Baglihar hydro-electric power project


October 20th, 2008 - 10:23 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Oct 20 (ANI): A Pakistani team on Monday inspected the 450-MW Baglihar hydro-electric power project on river Chenab here, the second time in less than three months.The three-member team, ... Read more...

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Pakistan team to visit Baglihar dam today


October 20th, 2008 - 11:02 am ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 20 (ANI): A high-level official team from Pakistan will visit Baglihar dam today for an on-the-spot assessment of the water level in Chenab river.The team will also inspect ... Read more...

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Pakistan team to visit Baglihar dam on Monday


October 19th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 19 (ANI): A high-level official team from Pakistan will visit Baglihar dam tomorrow for an on-the-spot assessment of the water level in Chenab river. The team will also inspect ... Read more...

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India,Pakistan to discuss Chenab water controversy next week


October 16th, 2008 - 9:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.16 (ANI): Indian and Pakistani officials will meet in New Delhi next week to discuss the alleged blockade of Chenab river water by India. Pakistan''s Indus Water Commissioner Jamaat ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh commissions Baglihar hydel project in J-K


October 10th, 2008 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar , Oct 10 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today commissioned the 450 MW Baglihar power plant and said the concerns of Pakistan have been addressed.Dr. Singh, while addressing a ... Read more...

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Prime Minister to arrive in J-K today


October 10th, 2008 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 10 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will arrive in Jammu and Kashmir on a two-day visit today. During his visit, Dr. Singh is scheduled to inaugurate the 450 ... Read more...

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Pak no longer at loggerheads with India over Baglihar project


August 2nd, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Aug 2 (ANI): After the World bank appointed neutral expert Raymond Lafitte asked India to decrease the height of the dam by 1.5 metres, Pakistan has said that it ... Read more...

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CCEA revises budget for J and Ks Dulhasti hydro project


July 31st, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , July 31 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the revised budget for the ''Dulhasti Hydro Electric Project'' in Jammu and Kashmir .Finance Minister ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Kashmir accidents (Lead)


May 10th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar/Jammu, May 10 (IANS) Eight people were killed and 22 injured in two separate accidents in Jammu and Kashmir Saturday. At least four people were killed and 10 injured when a mini ... Read more...

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Four killed in Kashmir accident


May 10th, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) Four people were killed and 12 injured when a mini bus they were travelling in overturned in Jammu and Kashmir Saturday. Baramulla Additional Superintendent of Police Sheikh Junaid ... Read more...

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Many feared dead in Jammu and Kashmir bus mishap


May 8th, 2008 - 8:26 pm ICT by admin
Jammu, May 8 (IANS) Many are feared dead or injured as a bus in which they were travelling fell into a deep gorge Thursday afternoon near Kishtwar in Jammu and Kashmir. The ... Read more...

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Forty feared dead in Jammu and Kashmir bus mishap (Lead)


May 8th, 2008 - 8:26 pm ICT by admin
Jammu, May 8 (IANS) At least 40 people are feared dead as the bus they were travelling in fell into Barah Nullah, a tributary of river Chenab, near Kishtwar Thursday afternoon. Four ... Read more...

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Kashmir to have three power projects in four years


May 1st, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by admin
Jammu, May 1 (IANS) The National Hydel Power Corporation (NHPC) and Jammu and Kashmir's Power Development Corporation (PDC) have drawn up an ambitious plan to build three projects by 2012 in the ... Read more...

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