One of the objectives of Jammu and Kashmir Energy Development Agency (JAKEDA) is to promote and implement projects aimed at
meeting the energy requirements of remote and unelectrified areas of the State by harnessing new and renewable sources of energy.

SRINAGAR, Aug 30: As over 30 fresh suspected cases of cholera and gastroenteritis were reported in Kashmir, the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department today issued guidelines for creating public awareness to combat the epidemic.

After reports of hundreds of patients complaining of cholera and gastroenteritis like symptoms in Kupwara, Budgam and Bandipora districts of the Valley, the PHE dep

Two days after an avalanche hit Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir, killing 17 Army personnel at a military base there, three Army jawans were killed on Wednesday in a series of avalanches in Siachen Glacier in the northern part of the state.


Two Army soldiers, a BSF trooper and a civilian have been killed and 25 persons injured in fresh avalanches and other weather-related incidents across the Kashmir Valley, officials here said on Tuesday.
Twenty-five cattle also perished, they added.

The Monday tragedy that left 17 soldiers dead and 18 critically wounded at Khilanmarg, about 5 km from Gulmarg, could have been averted had the Army and officials at the Army

Srinagar: Seven soldiers were buried alive under a snow avalanche that hit an Army post in the Shamshbari range of forests in Kupwara district during the intervening night of April 13 and 14.

Shabir Ibn Yusuf
SRINAGAR,Jan 27: Despite the fact that union defence ministry has asked the counter insurgency army units to vacate the government buildings and orchards across the state, three such units in Kupwara district have occupied more than
300 kanals of orchards and agriculture land for 12 years and have not paid a

Amin Masoodi
SRINAGAR, Jan 7: Following increasing attacks on human lives and killing of dozens of cattle by wild animals in Dardpora Kupwara during past two weeks, the wild scare amongst people has increased manifold.

A heavy hailstorm ripped through the paddy crops in Budgam, Pulwama and Kupwara as heavy rains destroyed the crop in Anantanag this evening.

Deputy Chief Minister Muzaffar Hussain Beig today said that government was committed to provide basic amenities to the people especially in the rural and far-flung areas. He claimed "massive development has taken place in all sectors during the last five and half years and people can make feel the difference on ground". Beig was addressing a largely attended public meeting at Kalaroos in Kupwara today.