Jhelum

  • India wins Kishanganga case against Pakistan February 19, 2013

    New Delhi: An International Court of Arbitration at the Hague has ruled in favour of India on the Kishanganga hydroelectric project and upheld India's right to divert water from the hydroelectric project to Kashmir. Pakistan had moved for arbitration in May 2010, claiming India was trying to divert the Jhelum...
  • Flood alert sounded in Srinagar September 10, 2012

    Srinagar: A flood alert was sounded in the city on Monday after the water level in the Jhelum River rose sharply following incessant rains. The Jhelum is flowing above 16 feet in Ram Munshi Bagh area prompting the flood alert, officials in the disaster management cell said. Incessant rains have been lashing...
  • Peace a prerequisite for development: Omar May 10, 2012

    Srinagar: Terming peace a prerequisite for development, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said maintaining tranquillity and harmony in the state was needed for comprehensive progress on socio-economic and political fronts. "I am time and again making it clear that political issues relating to Jammu and Kashmir require...
  • Venice in Srinagar: Water-taxis on the Jhelum May 6, 2012

    Srinagar: The waterfront near Srinagar has begun to look like Venice thanks to the newly-launched water taxis. They are expected to hit two birds with one stone, easing road traffic on the one hand and luring in more tourists on the other. The taxis have been launched on the Jhelum to...
  • Pak officials to visit Jammu over lake proposal February 19, 2011

    Jammu: Three Pakistani officials dealing with the Indus Water Treaty will arrive on Sunday to inspect the design and the site of a proposed artificial lake in Jammu. The lake is to be built by using the waters of river Tawi, a tributary of the Chenab, one of three rivers that...