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  • Can CPEC weather Pakistan's political storm?

    In a highly partisan political environment, China reiterated its neutrality towards the internal affairs of the country by stating its resolve to abide by ‘a strategic cooperative partnership with Pakistan’...

    A statement on the subject mailed to Dawn by the Chinese Embassy reads, “It hopes that all parties and sections in Pakistan can prioritise state and national interests, properly deal with their domestic affairs, maintain unity...

  • Three labourers die in Neelum-Jhelum hydropower project accident

    Read: Neelum-Jhelum project may be further delayed, faces Rs50bn shortageThe 969MW Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project was scheduled to become operational by the end of 2016 but the deadline might not be met due to hostile contractors and other financial issues...

    Also read: Chinese engineer among four killed in Neelum-Jhelum dam accident—An earlier version of the story had reported the death of four labourers, the error is regretted... ...

  • 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...

    Local residents said the river at the Kuneer Picnic Point was more than 200-foot deep, adding before the point River Kunhar also met the River Jhelum, further increasing the water flow...

  • 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...

    He made it clear that his party was not averse to the commissioning of NJHP in view of its benefits to the people of Pakistan...

  • 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...

    In fact, it has yet to be decided whether Wapda as an authority should apply for the tariff as an umbrella organisation of many other projects or the Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project Company (NJC) — a...

  • 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

    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...

    Friends who know tell me that the Chinese, being what they are, will straighten out this scenic hitch to cut the distance between Jhelum and Rawalpindi by a few kilometres...

  • 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...

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