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  • Governor’s houses, rest houses burden on kitty: Imran

    ABBOTTABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan on Friday said after forming government in the centre, his party would hand over the country’s all governor’s houses and rest houses to the people instead of reserving them for the ruling class only to reduce burden on the public exchequer...

    “It seems this is a small thing but in reality, this is the philosophy that will pave the way for making Naya (new) Pakistan by generating...

  • Three labourers die in Neelum-Jhelum hydropower project accident

    MUZAFFARABAD: At least three labourers were killed and 10 others, including two Chinese engineers, were wounded Monday when a blast occurred inside a tunnel at a construction site for a major dam project in Mujohi area near Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK)'s capital city of Muzaffarabad...

    Read: Neelum-Jhelum project may be further delayed, faces Rs50bn shortageThe 969MW Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project was scheduled to become operational...

  • Teenager drowns in River Jhelum while trying to win bet

    ABBOTTABAD: A teenager from Gujranwala district of Punjab drowned when he dived into the River Jhelum to go across it after his friends allegedly offered him a smartphone and Rs15,000 if he performed the daring act...

    The victim’s friends were heard crying and asking for help immediately after he jumped into the river...

  • PPP calls on Wapda, govt to address concerns regarding Neelum-Jhelum project

    PPP's Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) chapter on Sunday called upon the federal government and the Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) to address the concerns of the people of Muzaffarabad before commissioning the Neelum-Jhelum Hydroelectric Project (NJHP) in the area...

    Talking to a group of journalists at his residence in Muzaffarabad, PPP regional president Chaudhry Latif Akbar said that Wapda should construct water bodies...

  • Govt set to launch Neelum-Jhelum power project despite Wapda's lack of planning

    ISLAMABAD: The government is ready to launch the Rs515 billion Neelum-Jhelum hydropower project in February next year, even though the Water and Power Develop­ment Authority (Wapda) is far from completing its basic requirements...

    Informed sources said the executing agency of the project — Wapda — had still not applied to the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) for tariff setting — a process that can consume at least...

  • Two girls found playing 'Blue Whale' game in Jhelum, expelled from college

    Two female college students in Jhelum were found to have been playing the dangerous Blue Whale challenge, a game that encourages self-harm and eventual suicide among its victims, after it emerged that they had inflicted injuries on their arms with a blade...

    The two girls, who were students of grade 11 and 12 at Government Girls Degree College Pind Dadan Khan in Jhelum, were expelled from the college after the revelation, officials...

  • Sindh protests release of water to Chashma-Jhelum link canal

    KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly on Friday strongly protested the release of irrigation water to the Chashma-Jhelum link canal, calling it a violation of the inter-provincial agreement by the Indus River System Authority...

    Mr Khuhro said when the Chashma-Jhelum link canal was built in the 1970s as a flood canal, an agreement was signed with Sindh that water to the canal could be released only with the consent of Sindh...

  • LEGACY: THE JALEBI-MAKER OF JHELUM

    Even cars make the hundred-metre detour from the Grand Trunk Road (N-5) at the sign that says ‘Domeli Mor’, where the road for Domeli branches off to the south-east...

    It is said that no gala at Jhelum, Dina and Sohawa — the three nearby urban centres — is gastronomically complete sans the jalebis of Shabir Butt...

  • Committee to analyse privatisation of Neelum-Jhelum Power Project

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday chaired the 15th meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy at Prime Minister House during which it was decided that a committee will be formed to look into the possibility of privatising the Neelum-Jhelum Power Project...

    Also read: Neelum-Jhelum project may be further delayed, faces Rs50bn shortageSecretary for Water and Power Mr Younus Dagha apprised the meeting on progress...

  • Indiscriminate riverbed mining destroying rivers in Jhelum basin

    Aquatic insects and algae that are the main sources of food for the fish breed and live in cobbles; the cobbles and boulders provide refuge for fish in winters and in floods and protect the young and smaller fish from predators...

    Ecosystems of rivers in the Jhelum basin are typical of the Himalayan river systems in which the sediments support life in the river, and livelihoods of people in floodplains and deltas downstream that rely...

  • ‘Neelum-Jhelum plant to start production by January’

    MUZAFFARABAD: Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali claimed on Wednesday that the 969-megawatt Neelum-Jhelum Hydroelectric Project would start production by January next year...

    “We will continue to work for the development and prosperity of the country, while Mr Khan and his likes will continue to weep,” he said...

  • Protesting Neelum-Jhelum power project employees demand induction into Wapda

    Some 300 non-gazetted employees of the NJHP Company, a subsidiary of the Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) executing the Neelum-Jhelum Hydroelectric Project (NJHP), have been protesting non-fulfilment of their demands, including their induction into Wapda, for three days near the project site...

    The protesters claim they were recruited to work for Wapda, but later classified as employees of the NJHP Company, which they...

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