News Topic:Electricity

Kashmir locals grapple with power woes

Residents of Kashmir Valley find themselves grappling with dual challenges as they face exorbitant power bills and frequent outages during Fajar prayers.

J-K authorities mandate solar panels in govt buildings to tackle power shortage

In a move to tackle the persistent power shortage in government buildings, the J&K Government has mandated all its departments to install solar power panels.

KPDCL implements ban on nichrome coil-based heating gadgets

The Kashmir Power Distribution Corporation Limited issued an order on Wednesday prohibiting the procurement and sale of heating gadgets based on nichrome coils.

South Kashmir residents shocked over power tariff hike

Residents of several areas in south Kashmir are up against the Power Development Department (PDD) for hiking their power tariffs every month.

More power curtailment in offing in Kashmir

Kashmir Power Distribution Company Limited announced the likelihood of an increase in electricity curtailment by 2 to 2.5 hours across Kashmir Valley during peak hours.

Residents of Pulwama’s Eid Gah Colony demand power infrastructure upgrade

Residents of Eid Gah Colony area of Gudoora in Pulwama district are up against the Power Development Department for its failure to upgrade power infrastructure.

PDP voices concerns over soaring electricity tariffs in Kashmir

PDP General Secretary, Gulam Nabi Lone Hanjura on Friday expressed concern over the substantial increase in electricity tariffs in Kashmir valley in recent months.

Electrocution incident claims life of Kulgam truck conductor in Ahmedabad

A conductor of a truck from Kulgam died while its driver was injured due to electrocution in Ahmedabad area of Gujarat on Friday, officials said.

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Kupwara BSF jawan drowns in West Bengal river

A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan from Kupwara district in northern Kashmir drowned in a river in West Bengal on Thursday evening, officials said.
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Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar wraps up memorable visit to Kashmir

Former Indian team captain Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, accompanied by his wife and daughter, concluded a memorable visit to Kashmir on Thursday.

Election preparations intensify in J-K ahead of 2024 Lok Sabha polls

As the country gears up for the Lok Sabha elections scheduled for April-May 2024, preparations are in full swing in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Neglected PHC in Pulwama prompts local action, authorities respond

In Arihal village of Pulwama district, a Primary Health Centre building completed in 2016 by the J&K Housing Board stands abandoned, stirring frustration among residents.

Pulwama marriage hall transformed after The Kashmir Pulse’s coverage

A marriage hall in Bellow village of Pulwama district has seen a transformative cleanup effort following the intervention prompted by the coverage on The Kashmir Pulse.