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India has withdrawn Miyar hydroelectric project's design: Pak 21.3.2017 deccanherald.com
Pakistan said today that India has withdrawn the design of the Miyar hydroelectric project in Himachal Pradesh following its objections. The development came as the Permanent Indus Commission (PIC) meeting of the Indus Water Commissioners of Pakistan and India was held today on water issues for a second day here. The Indian delegation for the two-day meeting was led by Indus Water Commissioner P K Saxena while the Pakistani delegation was headed by Mirza Asif Saeed Baig. Pakistans Ministry of Water and Power said in a statement that the discussions were held on Indias proposed Miyar, Lower Kalnai and Pakal Dul hydropower projects as well as on matters pertaining to the exchange of data and conducting tours and meetings of the Indus commission. "On (the) Miyar hydropower project, India has withdrawn its design after Pakistan had made objections on it in the previous meetings of the commission," the statement said. It said the "Indian side also agreed to a tour of inspection for Pakistans Indus Commission ...
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Review Indus Waters Treaty 2.11.2016 Deccan Herald - Opinion
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to review the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) suggests a strategic shift in the policy towards Pakistan. Modi stated that "Water and blood cannot flow simultaneously." For the first time, New Delhi has decided to explore the possibility of river water as a strategic weapon vis-a-vis Islamabad. The IWT was negotiated over nine years between India and Pakistan and was signed on Sept 19, 1960. It is a unique treaty simply because it is based on sharing rivers between two countries - not their waters. According to the IWT, three western rivers - Indus, Chenab and Jhelum - are allocated to Pakistan while the three eastern rivers - Sutlej, Beas and Ravi - flow into India. The IWT also permits India to the restricted use of western rivers for domestic, non-consumptive and hydro-electric with minimal storage purposes. While 80% of the waters of the Indus river system benefits Pakistan, only 20% flows into India. Under the Treaty, disagreements by the parties on the ...
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Hydro Power sector critical to J&K's economy: Mehbooba Mufti 22.10.2016 DNA: Money
Stressing upon the need for hydro power sector as critical to the state's economy, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, on Friday, emphasised that work on the ongoing projects as well as the exploration of new ones will have to be pursued vigorously. "The work on the ongoing (power) projects as well as the exploration of new projects will have to be pursued vigorously," she said, chairing the 72nd meeting of the Board of Directors of Jammu and Kashmir State Power Development Corporation (JKSPDC) in Srinagar. She said the decision-making with respect to allotment and execution of power projects should be time-bound to ensure that the state gets the dividends of increased power generation. In his presentation, JKSPDC Managing Director Shah Faesal informed the Board about various ongoing projects as well as the roadmap for augmenting power generation in the state. "The Corporation is presently looking after 23 hydropower projects with a total installed capacity of 1211.96 MWs besides four IPPs ...
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Securing the Indus treaty 5.8.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Securing the Indus treaty
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Securing the Indus treaty 5.8.2016 Hindu: Home
Pakistan’s move to institute new arbitration proceedings over the Indus waters goes against the spirit of the landmark agreement.
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PM inaugurates power project 9.11.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
PM inaugurates power project
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Huge stimulus likely for J&K infra projects 8.11.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Huge stimulus likely for J&K infra projects
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Modi: Rehabilitating pandits important task 8.11.2015 Asian Age: India
J&K CM Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, PDP president Mehbooba Mufti and PM Narendra Modi at a public rally in Srinagar.- H.U. NaqasH Government also committed to ‘honourable’ rehabilitation of erstwhile West Pakistan refugees, says PM Prime Minister, Narendra Modi said on Saturday that his government is committed to “honourable” rehabilitation of the erstwhile West Pakistan refugees and Kashmiri Pandits who fled their homes and hearth in the Valley following the outbreak of insurgency in 1990. He termed it as the most important task for his government. The Prime Minister, while inaugurating the phase-II of the Baglihar power project over Chenab river at Chanderkote in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district, said the package of `80,000 crore for the state announced by him earlier in Srinagar will address “all problems” faced by the state. He said, “There are lakhs of refugees here since 1947 and about 15-20 per cent population of the state is displaced. This is not a small pain but a huge distress. It is high time ...
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Modi lands in 'Made-in-Kashmir' row, bat-makers say it's always English willow 8.11.2015 TOI: India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's claim in Srinagar on Saturday that "Sachin, Sehwag or Dhoni, whoever hit a six, they did it with a Made-in-Kashmir bat" has sparked a controversy with bat manufacturers in Jalandhar insisting that all top international and national cricketers only use bats made from English ...
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PM says would ensure 24X7 power supply by 2020 8.11.2015 TOI: India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said he has set a target of providing 24x7 power around the year across the country by the time India celebrates its 75 years of ...
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Modi: Rehabilitating pandits important task 8.11.2015 Asian Age: India
J&K CM Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, PDP president Mehbooba Mufti and PM Narendra Modi at a public rally in Srinagar.- H.U. NaqasH Government also committed to ‘honourable’ rehabilitation of erstwhile West Pakistan refugees, says PM Prime Minister, Narendra Modi said on Saturday that his government is committed to “honourable” rehabilitation of the erstwhile West Pakistan refugees and Kashmiri Pandits who fled their homes and hearth in the Valley following the outbreak of insurgency in 1990. He termed it as the most important task for his government. The Prime Minister, while inaugurating the phase-II of the Baglihar power project over Chenab river at Chanderkote in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district, said the package of `80,000 crore for the state announced by him earlier in Srinagar will address “all problems” faced by the state. He said, “There are lakhs of refugees here since 1947 and about 15-20 per cent population of the state is displaced. This is not a small pain but a huge distress. It is high time ...
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'18K villages will get electricity in next 1,000 days': Modi 8.11.2015 Rediff: News
Ahead of the Climate Change Summit in Paris, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said renewable energy could be a major component in meeting India's power requirement and promised to provide electricity to 18,000 villages in the country in the next 1,000 days.
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No village in country to remain without electricity by 2022: PM 7.11.2015 New Kerala: India News
Ramban (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov. 7 : The BJP-led NDA government at the Centre has set a target that not a single village across the country will remain without electricity by 2022.
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18,000 villages will get electricity in next 1,000 days: PM Narendra Modi 7.11.2015 ET: Power
"We have a dream that by 2022, when India would be celebrating its 75th year of independence, every village of the country should get 24X7 electricity," he said.
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PM dedicates 450 MW Baglihar power project to nation 7.11.2015 ET: Power
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today dedicated 450 MW Baglihar Hydro Electric Power Project to the nation and said it will give an impetus to the journey of development.
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PM Modi announces a Rs 80,000 crore package for Jammu and Kashmir 7.11.2015 DNA: Opinion
In a bid to reach out to people of Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday invoked Atal Bihari Vajpayee and announced a Rs 80,000 crore package saying funds would not be a constraint in building a modern, progressive and prosperous state. Recalling the words of the former Prime Minister-- "Kashmiriyat, Jamhooriyat aur Insaniyat' (Kashmiri culture, democracy, and humanity), he said, "I will like to follow these three mantras which are the pillars of development of Kashmir". Addressing a public meeting at the heavily-guarded Sher-e-Kashmir cricket stadium, the Prime Minister did not make any reference to the stalled dialogue process with Pakistan or initiating a talks with separatists as was widely expected by his alliance partner PDP and rivals. "I don't need advice or analysis from anyone in this world on Kashmir. The three mantras of Atalji and these will be helpful in moving forward. Kashmiriyat ke bina Hindustan adhura hai. (Without Kashmiriyat, India is incomplete). Sufi tradition ...
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PM in Jammu and Kashmir 7.11.2015 Govt of india: PIB
PM in Jammu and Kashmir
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PM Modi launches Stage-II of Baglihar Hydro Electric Project in Jammu and Kashmir 7.11.2015 DNA: Top News
Launching the 450 MW Baglihar Hydro Electric Project Stage-II in Ramban, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday underlined the importance of 'bijali', 'sadak' and 'paani' (electricity, road and water) for development. "A society having all these three basic infrastructures crosses the zenith of development," he said. Underlining the importance of power generation from natural resources, the Prime Minister said, "At a time when the entire world is grappling with the problem of global warming and working to save glaciers, our natural resource of potable water, from diminishing, hydro, solar and wind electric generation are important to the future of the mankind." Stating that his goal is to take electricity to 18,000 villages in 1000 days, Prime Minister Modi said, "I have announced a package of Rs.80,000 crore for J&K, and with this package, we wish to use solar energy plant to generate electricity in Leh and Ladakh." Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti ...
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PM Modi launches Stage-II of Baglihar Hydro Electric Project 7.11.2015 New Kerala: India News
Ramban (J&K), Nov. 7 : Launching the 450 MW Baglihar Hydro Electric Project Stage-II here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday underlined the importance of 'bijali', 'sadak' and 'paani' (electricity, road and water) for development.
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PM Modi weighing J-K in rupees: Omar 7.11.2015 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Nov. 7 : Lashing out at the 80,000 crore rupee package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for Jammu and Kashmir, former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday slammed the former saying he had repeated his mistake of trying to solve the 'Kashmir issue' with money.
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