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    One Year On, Power Transformer Yet To Become Functional

    The residents of Shatmuqam village of Drugmulla area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district are up in arms against the Power Development Department (PDD) for ‘failing to make the installed transformer functional in the area’.
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    'Kashmir Facing Systematic Arrangement of Revenge'

    Expressing concern over “poorest-ever civic amenities” being given to the Kashmiri people, the Kashmir Economic Alliance led by Muhammad Yasin Khan on Tuesday said Kashmir in general and summer capital of Srinagar are reeling under administ
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    Several Areas Reel Under Darkness; Residents Take To Streets Against PDD

    The protests against the Power Development Department (PDD) seem to have no end in the Valley as most of the areas continued to take to streets claiming that their respective areas reel under darkness from past few days.
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    Valley Continues To Reel Under Darkness

    People across the Valley are facing acute shortage of electricity while mercury continues to remain below the freezing point.Wherein Srinagar city is facing power cuts every now and then, the situation in rural areas
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    Power crisis: Protests against PDD in North Kashmir

    The protests against the Power Development Department (PDD) continued in the Valley on Thursday as the most of the villagers in North Kashmir claim that they are reeling under darkness from past one week.
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    Anti-PDD Protests Held Across Kashmir

    Various lo­calities in northern parts of Kashmir districts including Kupwara and Bandipora Sat­urday staged anti Power De­velopment Department (PDD) protests for ‘failing to restore’ power supply.
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    Lal Bazar Reels Under Darkness

    he locals of Lal Bazar Srinagar are up in arms against the PDD for making the area to reel under darkness amid bone chilling cold with government paying no heed to their requests of ensuring better power supplies.
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    Govt says electricity supply restored fully

    Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmed Khan, today convened a meeting to take stock of the functioning and activities of the Power Development Department (PDD).
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    Absence of fence around transformers poses danger to residents

    Notwithstanding crores of rupees being pumped in reforming the power infrastructure in Kashmir valley, majority of the work has been done in a haphazard manner with least concern shown for the safety of people.
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    PDD forced to affect distress cuts

    Amid power crisis in Kashmir Valley, Government Tuesday said that with the onset of winters in Kashmir Valley, usage of heating gadgets by the consumers increase manifolds. The Government said that the rampant use of these heating gadgets
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    Lineman electrocuted to death in Budgam

    A lineman working with Power Development Department (PDD) Budgam was electrocuted to death in Khansahab area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district early Friday, said an official said.
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    PDD plans to outsource installation of metering project

    While the Power Development Department has missed several deadlines for installation of 100 percent metering in the state, the government has decided to outsource the metering project to ensure its completion by 2019.
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    'Unequal Power distribution between two regions puts Valley in trouble'

    As the ongoing power crisis loom over Kashmir Valley, officials from Power Development Department say that it is the unequal distribution of power supply between Kashmir and Jammu that has worsened the affairs across Kashmir Valley.
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    In bone chilling winter, PDD starts massive power curtailment in Valley

    As the Valley is witnessing bone chilling days of winter, the Power Development Department (PDD) has once again started massive curtailment in almost in all districts including the summer capital Srinagar.
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    Amid bone chilling days, erratic power supply adds miseries among Srinagarities

    The Srinagarities here have expressed resentment against the Power Development Department (PDD) for ‘failing to provide adequate electricity to them during the harsh winters’.