240-MW project on Jhelum to provide 12% free electricity to state

The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) has added another feather to its cap as the Uri-II hydroelectric project is ready for use and will be commissioned within a couple of months.

Wants Pollution Control Board to crack down on defaulters

Taking note of the fact that hotels at the famous tourist resort Gulmarg are running without sewage treatment plants (STPs), the High Court has said it is “amazed” by the non-compliance with the Pollution Control Board (PCB) rules in this regard.

Has the regional displacement widened in the post-reform period? This study attempts to probe into this by analysing growth rates of aggregate and sectoral domestic product of major states in the pre (1980s) and post-reform (1990s) decades. Our results indicate that while the growth rate of gross domestic product has improved only marginally in the post-reform decade, the regional displacement and developments in state domestic product has widened much more drastically.

The Centre had announced 17 years ago that people of Kashmir would be provided a cheap and easy mode of transport to Jammu, but the Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla rail link is still nowhere near compl

Keeping in view the seismic vulnerability of Kashmir, the High Court has asked the government to establish an “effective disaster management committee”.

Srinagar witnesses coldest day of the season

Pakistan has reportedly failed to offer comments on additional technical data on the controversial 330 MW Kishanganga hydroelectric project provided by India on the instruction of International Cou

India can go ahead with work on other components of dam: Court of Arbitration

Srinagar: Even as a majority of the population of Jammu and Kashmir resides in villages, there is an increasing trend of urbanisation in the state, according to Census- 2011.

Famous for its lush forests, the Kashmir valley is slowly loosing its green cover as there is no stopping the haphazard and illegal cutting of trees and timber smuggling. The green gold in Kashmir is openly being plundered by vested interests and the authorities seem to have turned a blind eye to the forests.

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