Fundamental Complexity

Fundamental Complexity

It was only a few days ago that an advisory was issues by a department of the administration about the real possibility of drought in Kashmir. The reasons pertained to a sustained dry spell and attendant weather conditions in the vale. While it might not have been out of place to issue the advisory given […]

Mughal Road likely to open for traffic by April

Mughal Road likely to open for traffic by April

SHOPIAN: Snow clearance is going on at full swing on the Mughal Road, with officials hoping the road to be ready for traffic by April. Mughal Road serves as an alternative highway between Jammu and Srinagar, connecting south Kashmir district Shopian with Poonch in Jammu by a 84 kilometer road through Pir Panjal mountains. Officials […]

Pollution hits dangerous levels in Srinagar during winters: Study

Pollution hits dangerous levels in Srinagar during winters: Study

Srinagar: In a surprising find, a study has revealed that pollution in Srinagar the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir hits dangerous levels during winter months as the air carries five times more tiny particulate matter than the permissible limit, with the experts terming it a worrying development. The study, jointly conducted by a team […]

54 villages to be electrified by solar power

54 villages to be electrified by solar power

JAMMU: Chief Secretary BB Vyas on Saturday chaired a meeting here to finalise arrangements for the electrification of 54 left-out villages in five districts through “off-grid mode” — with solar power packs. The meeting was called following the Union Cabinet Secretary on March 1 reviewing the status of implementation of the centre’s rural electrification programme […]

Fault in 11 KV line, OCB damages Receiving Station Kangan

Fault in 11 KV line, OCB damages Receiving Station Kangan

Kangan: A fault in 11 KV electric supply line along with a fault in oil circuit breaker which failed to trip caused massive damage to the 10 Megawatt Receiving station at Kangan in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. Officials said the main breaker and panels of the station were damaged causing a breakdown in Wangat, Akhal […]

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