Jammu And Kashmir

  • Make administrative machinery operational: BJP to J&K government 9 hours 43 minutes ago

    Jammu: Terming the response and the conduct of relief operations by the Jammu and Kashmir government as confused, state unit of BJP on Tuesday said that the government must first fully make its administrative machinery operational. "The response and the conduct of relief operations by the state government is confused, sluggish...
  • As standoff in Ladakh enters Day 12, Chinese troops ask for flag meeting with Indian Army: Sources 10 hours 35 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Chinese Army on Tuesday asked for a flag meeting with the Indian side as the standoff in Ladakh along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) entered Day 12. Sources in the Indian Army said that their request was under consideration. The Chinese troops have made repeated incursions into...
  • Diplomacy at work to deal with Chinese incursions: MEA 12 hours 3 minutes ago

    India is playing down the Chinese presence in Chumar in Ladakh. The MEA on Tuesday said that the issue is being handled by diplomats from both sides. The comment came even as the standoff entered Day 12. ...
  • 81 per cent power supply restored in Kashmir: J&K government 12 hours 16 minutes ago

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday said that 81 per cent electricity supply has been restored in Kashmir Valley and work is on to restore the rest. "81 per cent electricity has been restored in the Valley and work is on to restore the entire supply", Principal Secretary Power...
  • Over 3,500 babies born in hospitals in Kashmir during floods 16 hours 49 minutes ago

    Srinagar: More than 3,500 babies were born in government hospitals in Kashmir at the peak of devastating floods that affected most of the tertiary care hospitals in the Valley. Nearly 2,300 normal deliveries and 1,260 Caesarean sections were conducted from September 4 to 20 in various hospitals of Kashmir which...
  • The CJ Show: Flood fury in Jammu and Kashmir, rescue operations 17 hours 27 minutes ago

    We bring you stories of survival and struggle as the state of Jammu and Kashmir struggles to come back to normalcy. ...
  • J&K government launches 'Any Time, Any Where' access state portal Yesterday

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday launched single window 'Any Time, Any Where' access to the information and services of various departments of Jammu and Kashmir Government. "The portal will provide to people a single window 'Any Time, Any Where' access to the information and services...
  • Over 2 lakh structures damaged in floods: J&K government to HC Yesterday

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday said that more than two lakh structures were damaged, which included 20,000 houses totally destroyed, in the worst floods in the state in more than a century. "Approximately 2,34,516 structures have been damaged, which includes nearly 20,000 completely damaged houses, in the...
  • NC politicising relief distribution in Kashmir, says PDP Yesterday

    Jammu: Accusing National Conference leaders of blocking and hijacking relief material meant for the flood victims, senior PDP leader and MP Tariq Hameed Karra has said that instead of reaching out to the affected, the ruling party is trying to cash in on the tragedy by politicising the relief distribution. "The...
  • J&K: 70 Army installations hit by floods, LoC posts relocated Yesterday

    Srinagar: Seventy Army installations, including camps, bunkers and posts, have been hit by the devastating floods in Kashmir Valley but security forces have swiftly relocated the damaged and washed out posts to plug the gaps in the sensitive border areas. The installations were partially submerged or totally inundated in the floods...
  • J&K: Floodvictims slam government for failing to provide healthcare 2 days ago

    Pulwama: Residents of one of the worst flood affected villages in Pulwama district have complained about state government's failure to provide adequate healthcare facilities to them after the calamity hit the region. The flood victims in Gulzarpura village, where more than 90 per cent houses have collapsed in the calamitous deluge,...
  • Nitin Gadkari in J&K on Monday to review work in floodhit areas 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari will visit Jammu and Kashmir on Monday to review repair and rehabilitation operations concerning roads and drinking water in the flood ravaged areas in the state. Gadkari, who also heads road transport and highways ministry, will arrive at Srinagar airport on Monday morning and...
  • Idea extends free talk time in Kashmir till October 3 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Telecom operator Idea Cellular has extended free talk time offer for prepaid customers in floodaffected Kashmir till October 3. "All Idea prepaid customers of Kashmir can now make unlimited local Idea calls for the next 15 days without doing any recharge. This has been enabled till 3rd October 2014,"...
  • Haryana government to send pumps to J&K for draining out water 2 days ago

    Chandigarh: Haryana Government has decided to send 10 pump sets to Srinagar to expedite draining out of water from flooded areas of the Kashmir valley. This is in addition to the earlier financial assistance of Rs 10 crore, medicines worth Rs 50 lakh, 50,000 blankets and food items sent to...
  • Exodus of migrant workers to hit reconstruction work in the valley 2 days ago

    Srinagar: The work of reconstruction in the floodravaged Kashmir could get delayed by at least six months due to the mass exodus of migrant labour force in the wake of the natural calamity that hit the valley causing huge damage to infrastructure both public as well as private. Even the...
  • J&K floods: UPSC shifts NDA, NA exam centre from Srinagar to Jammu 2 days ago

    New Delhi: All candidates who had opted for Srinagar centre to appear in the National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (NA) examination will now have to take the test from Jammu, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has said. The NDA and NA Examination (II) is scheduled to be held on...
  • Jammu and Kashmir's Ranji Trophy home games shifted to Mohali after floods 2 days ago

    Mohali: The BCCI has decided to shift Jammu and Kashmir's Ranji Trophy home matches to Mohali, following the devastating floods that hit the state and left the two cricket grounds in deplorable condition. "Recently, we have taken a decision that due to the natural calamity in Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab Cricket...
  • Vadodara: BJP MLA seeks vacant houses for J&K floodhit victims 3 days ago

    Vadodara: A BJP MLA from Vadodara in Gujarat has written to Chief Minister Anandi Patel requesting her to provide tenements, constructed under various Central schemes but are currently lying vacant, to those people whose houses have suffered extensive damage in heavy rains recently. "Heavy rain and floods had wreaked a havoc...
  • J&K: Sachin sends water purifiers, baby food to flood victims 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar has involved himself in the relief operations for flood victims in Jammu & Kashmir. The cricket legend sent a truck full of relief material including water purifiers, one lakh chlorine tablets and baby food to the flood affected state. The truck is expected to reach Srinagar on...
  • Messages received on J&K CM's email will be acted upon: Omar Abdullah 3 days ago

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday said he has transferred his email account to his office and messages received on it will be acted upon and he will try to tweet about the updates. "Limited, very patchy internet access, not able to access anything.Those who want to...
  • Villagers in Jammu and Kashmir allege no relief from government 3 days ago

    Pulwama (JK): Alleging that no relief work has reached them since the tragedy struck the state, villagers of Gulzarpora said they are an an "unfortunate lot", as anger brewed among them over the harried experience in coming to terms with a natural disaster. Gulzarpora, with a population of around 3000 people,...
  • Over Rs 1,000 crore damage to apple crop in J&K floods: Assocham 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Over Rs 1,000 crore worth of apple crop has been damaged in Jammu and Kashmir because of devastating floods, and consumers across the country should be prepared to pay high prices during the coming festival season, said an Assocham study. "Floods have washed out Kashmir apple's crop worth Rs...
  • Jammu bus mishap: 16 bodies still missing 3 days ago

    Jammu: Over a fortnight after a bus with 67 passengers on board was washed away in flashflood in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, the fate of 16 people is still not clear while the Army apprehensive that they might have been washed away to the other side of border. "One...
  • Jammu and Kashmir floods: Army hospital saving lives as health infrastructure crumbles 3 days ago

    Srinagar: At a time when almost the entire healthcare infrastructure in Srinagar city has been rendered ineffective by the devastating floods, the Army's 92 Base Hospital has saved the lives of more than 300 people including 35 newborns. The army doctors without caring about their own houses and families affected by...
  • J&K floods: 10yearold returns to marooned house to retrieve school bag 3 days ago

    Srinagar: Days after he was airlifted along with his family to safety, 10yearold Taukeer Ahmed was on Saturday on a rescue boat returning to his marooned house in Raj Bagh locality to retrieve his most loved possession his school bag. Taukeer, a class five student of a prestigious school in...
  • J&K: Four LashkareToiba terrorists gunned down 3 days ago

    Tangdhar: Security forces gunned down four LashkareToiba terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Tangdhar region on Saturday morning. Even as the state battles with its worst ever floods, terrorists have been trying to infiltrate into the Indian territory. "There are around 200 heavily armed terrorists across the Line of Control waiting to...
  • Jammu and Kashmir floods: Death toll reaches 280 3 days ago

    Jammu: The number of deaths due to the floods in Jammu and Kashmir has climbed to 280, an official said. At least 203 people have died in Jammu region and 77 in the Kashmir Valley. The loss in terms of private properties, businesses and infrastructure in the valley is more. "We have...
  • 200 heavily armed terrorists waiting across LoC to infiltrate into the Indian side: Army 3 days ago

    Srinagar: Around 200 heavily armed terrorists were waiting across the Line of Control to infiltrate into the Indian side even as the security forces foiled several attempts by the ultras to sneak into Kashmir Valley following the recent floods. "There are around 200 heavily armed terrorists across the Line of...
  • J&K: 2 weeks after floods, many houses still marooned in 12 feet of water 3 days ago

    Two weeks after floods hit Jammu and Kashmir, many houses still remain marooned in nearly 12 feet of water. CNNIBN's Mufti Islah visited Rajbagh, which is the worst hit area in the region. ...
  • Army calls off rescue work in floodhit Jammu and Kashmir 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The army's rescue operations under Operation Megh Rahat in floodhit Jammu and Kashmir have been called off but relief and medical assistance will continue, a defence release said on Friday. "Operation Sadbhavna activities will continue and the troops of Northern Command remain committed to provide support in close synergy...