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Javadekar assures fast forest clearance for Arunachal project

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 15:46

Union Minister of State for Environment & Forests (Independent Charge) Prakash Javadekar has assured the Arunachal Pradesh government that he will expedite forest clearance for the 3000 MW Dibang Hydropower Project in the state.

Beas tragedy: Probe by power department on

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 21:25

The Himachal Pradesh government Tuesday submitted a status report on the June 8 Beas tragedy to the state high court saying the state power department was still continuing with the inquiry. Sudden release of water from a dam upstream resulted in the drowning of 24 students in the river.

Mandi tragedy: Himachal HC summons Larji Hydropower project authorities

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 19:59

Acting on a petition filed with it, the Himachal Pradesh High Court on Monday issued summons to the Larji Hydropower project authorities over the Mandi tragedy.

Himachal tragedy: Hunt on for missing persons

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 17:02

Rescuers on Tuesday made little headway in tracing 19 students of a Hyderabad-based engineering college and a tour guide who were washed away due to sudden discharge of water from the reservoir of Larji Hydropower Project.

24 Hyderabad students feared drowned in Himachal; NDRF teams rush to rescue

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 21:36

At least 24 Engineering students from Hyderabad were feared washed away on Sunday evening by the Beas river near Thalot on Manali-Kiratpur Highway, 40 Km from Mandi, after water was suddenly released into the river from Laarji Hydropower Project.

Bodies of three workers trapped in Nepal tunnel recovered

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 20:39

With the recovery of two more bodies, the toll in an accident at an under-construction tunnel of a major China-assisted hydro-power project in western Nepal rose to three today.

12 trapped in Nepal hydropower project tunnel

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 19:14

At least 12 workers, including two Chinese technicians, have been trapped by a landslide inside an under-construction tunnel of a major China-assisted hydropower project in western Nepal today.

Chinese firm to invest USD 6 bn to improve power supply in Pakistan

Last Updated: Friday, July 19, 2013, 22:24

A state-run Chinese firm will invest six billion dollars in Pakistan over the next five years to help it overcome an energy crisis and ensure availability of sufficient electricity.

Pakistan to build three new nuclear power plants with Chinese assistance

Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 17:53

Pakistan’s Executive Committee of National Economic Council (Ecnec) will approve 1.4 trillion rupees worth of projects which include 3 nuclear power plants to be built in Karachi with Chinese help.

NJPC hydropower projects shut down due to heavy silt

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 00:15

1500 MW Nathpa-Jhakri hydropower project of Sutlej Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) and 1200 Mw Karchham-Wangtoo projects in tribal Kinnaur were shut down due to heavy silt, following incessant rains.

China to give $448 mn Neelum-Jhelum project in PoK

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 20:16

Notwithstanding India`s concerns, China has agreed to provide Pakistan USD 448 million for the Neelum-Jhelum hydropower project, currently underway in PoK, work on which had slowed down due to a financial crunch.

Kishanganga verdict sets things right: Pak

Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013, 22:47

Pakistan contended that an international court of arbitration`s decision on India`s Kishanganga hydropower project had compensated for a neutral expert`s earlier ruling on the Baglihar project that had favoured Delhi.