The International Court of Arbitration has completed hearing closing arguments of India and Pakistan on the contentious Kishanganga Hydro-Electric Project (KHEP).

A flood alarm has been sounded in the Kashmir valley as the water level rose in the Jhelum river after heavy rains lashed the region incessantly for the last three days.

SRINAGAR, Sep 6: While the ever increasing water pollution and poor sanitation arrangements has emerged as the major concern in Jammu and Kashmir state, the state government has failed to conduct a

India and Pakistan have concluded their arguments in the dispute over the 330-MW hydro-electric project on Kishenganga, a tributary of the Jhelum in Jammu & Kashmir.

Islamabad claimed that the project will harm its share of river waters while New Delhi asserted that it was contemplating such a project even before the signing of the Indus Waters Treaty of 1960 and would otherwise have not agreed to the pact.

Pakistan has objected to India's move to fill the Nimoo-Bazgo dam in Jammu and Kashmir, claiming that it could cut off Islamabad's share of water from the Indus river.

In what is being seen here as yet another attempt by Pakistan to whip up anti-India sentiment on water-related issues, reports emerging from Islamabad on Sunday said Pakistan has asked India not to fill water in the Nimoo Bazgo dam on the Indus river in Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir.
However, a top government official here said on Sunday that they were yet to receive any objection from the Pakistani authorities.

The dam, a 45 MW hydel project on the Indus, is covered by the Indus Waters Treaty of 1960 between the two countries. Pakistani authorities fear the dam will reduce water inflows into their country.

A s the silver waters of the Kishanganga rush through this north Kashmir valley, Indian labourers are hard at work on a hydropower project that will dam the river just before it flows across one of

SRINAGAR: Minister for PHE, Irrigation & Flood Control, Taj Mohi-ud-Din alongwith Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Ali Mohammad Sagar today inaugurated the augmentation of water supply from Rangil plant to fort area at Pokhribal water treatment plant which has come at a cost of Rs. 42 crore.

Addressing the gathering on the occasion, Mr. Taj said that Government during the last three years has done enough to conserve and protect the water resources of the State.

Kisan Board Pakistan (KBP) has urged the government to take immediate notice of Indian efforts of buying carbon credits for its seven hydropower projects to be built on Sindh, Chenab and Jhelum riv

The Planning Commission has projected 292 per cent increase in the cost of 969 MW Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project to Rs 331 billion from original cost of Rs 84.5 billion approved in 2002 due to po