NEW DELHI: The environment and forests ministry has accorded environment clearance to the 624-MW Kiru hydroelectric project proposed to be constructed in Jammu & Kashmir by Chenab Valley Power

* Union Secretary calls on CM

The National Green Tribunal has taken exception to indiscriminate dumping of soil in rivers Chenab and Tawi for construction of road on the Udhampur to Banihal stretch of the national highway and r

Giving an interim direction, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has restrained the concerned executing agencies from throwing any debris and muck resulting from the construction of the road from Udh

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amresh Singh Vs. Union of India & Others dated 30/05/2016 regarding disposal of debris from the construction of the road from Udhampur to Banihal in rivers Tawi and Chenab, Jammu & Kashmir. NGT restrains the Respondents from throwing any muck in any of the rivers directly or indirectly including, Tawi and Chenab.

The 260-mw Jispa Dam project at the snowbound Lahaul valley faces tribal opposition.

An observational analysis of the catastrophic rainstorm during 4–6 September 2014 over Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) presented in this study shows that the event was unprecedented in terms of the 24, 48 and 72 h accumulated rainfall. The 24 h accumulated rainfall exceeded the previously determined one-day severe rainstorm limits of 20 cm for a number of stations on 5 and 6 September 2014.

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The Jammu and Kashmir Government will soon get a 3D terrain model of major rivers called digital elevation model to improve disaster management planning to deal with a deluge like the one in Septem

State government abandons plan to divert water from the Chenab river

State to study rules in Uttarakhand before taking final call