Political, economic and cultural news from the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
J&K Municipal Polls 2018: Participation Despite assassinations, death threats and poll boycott calls
Despite assassinations, death threats and boycott calls, majority of people in the state of Jammu & Kashmir are in favour of elections that will bring back grassroots democracy denied to them by power hungry regional political parties. Full article...
"In truth everything and everyone
Is a shadow of the Beloved,
And our seeking is His seeking
And our words are His words...
We search for Him here and there,
while looking right at Him.
Sitting by His side, we ask:
'O Beloved, where is the Beloved?'"
Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi
Sterlite Power Commissions Rs 3,000 Cr Project In Jammu And Kashmir
Date: 16 October 2018
Sterlite Power, one of India's largest power transmission sector players, has announced commissioning of the 414 km long Northern Region Strengthening Scheme 29 (NRSS 29), its flagship project critical for meeting the power requirements of the state of Jammu & Kashmir. The Rs 3,000 crore project executed by NRSS XXIX Transmission Limited, the PSV of Sterlite Power, includes commissioning of three 400 kV Double Circuit transmission lines and one 400-220 kV GIS Substation to deliver over 1,000 MW of electricity from Punjab to the Kashmir Valley by strengthening the National Grid.
[courtesy: Hindu Businessline]
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POK is full of distortions , it is barely known
Anam Zakaria ,a Pakistani writer , who has written a fascinating book 'Between the Great Divide, a journey into Pakistan administered Kashmir' has documented certain details that are horrifying . It seems that the people of PoK have no voice of their own because they are not allowed to possess one of their own . They have to speak only what they are told to by the Pakistani establishment .
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