JAMMU AND KASHMIR

  • Flood fear resurfaces as rains hit J&K again, water level in Jhelum continues to recede 8 hours 1 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Flood fear has resurfaced in Jammu and Kashmir as rains have hit the state again. The Met Department had predicted heavy rainfall in the valley from Wednesday till April 3. "During this period, April 1 to April 3, some places may received heavy rainfall also. We have issued a...
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  • J&K: Water level in Jhelum river recedes, no rain since Monday night 18 hours 47 minutes ago

    Srinagar: As there has been no rainfall on Monday night in Jammu and Kashmir, the water levels of the Jhelum river are receding below the danger mark. But with the Met Department warning of heavy rainfall from April 1 to 3, the water level of Jhelum river may cross the...
  • News 360: India can't rely on surveys done abroad that link tobacco to cancer, says BJP MP 19 hours 43 minutes ago

    The anti-tobacco campaign with an increase in the size of pictorial warnings hits a road block after one BJP MP said that India cannot rely on surveys done abroad that link tobacco to cancer. ...
  • J&K: Bodies of 15 people killed in landslide recovered, one still missing Yesterday

    Srinagar: Even as Jammu and Kashmir battles with the flood, bodies of 15 out of 16 people who were buried alive in a house due to a mudslide on Monday, have been recovered in Budgam. As reported by Kashmir Pioneer, the search operation to recover the body of a ten-year-old Faisal...
  • Two teams of NDRF personnel stationed at Jammu and Kashmir valley Yesterday

    The danger level mark which is 18 feet at Rammunshibagh Gate, just behind the zero bridge and the old zero bridge clearly shows that water level has not gone down since Tuesday morning. Although the weather had improved considerably, cloudy weather still persists. ...
  • People face difficulties as Jammu-Srinagar highway gets closed Yesterday

    People face difficulties in their day to day activities as the Jammu-Srinagar highway gets closed down due to a flood alert in the region. Work is on by the police as they repair the road as well as guide people to not go any further as there maybe more landslides. ...
  • J&K: Water levels of Jhelum receding, no rain since Monday night Yesterday

    Srinagar: In some respite for Jammu and Kashmir, there has been no rainfall though the night due to which the water levels of the Jhelum river are receding. Water levels at Sangam have come down from 22.5ft to 21ft and at RM Bagh, the levels have have come down from...
  • J&K hit by floods after incessant rains; armed forces, NDRF launch rescue operation Yesterday

    Srinagar/Jammu: Seven months after witnessing the worst ever floods in a century, Jammu and Kashmir is bracing to battle yet another deluge. The state is in panic as several areas of the Valley and parts of Jammu are flooded following incessant rains in the last couple of days. Till now...
  • 17 die as floods ravage Kashmir, thousands flee Yesterday

    Up to 16 people were killed on Monday as a devastating flood in the Kashmir Valley forced thousands to flee to safer places as rain-fed streams rushed down the mountains, flooding parts of Srinagar. A man was washed away by a swollen river in Jammu region. ...
  • J&K floods: Centre monitoring situation very closely, says Jitendra Singh Yesterday

    Seven months after witnessing the worst ever floods in a decade, Jammu and Kashmir is bracing to battle yet another deluge. Minister of State for Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh said there was no reason to panic and the the government is monitoring the situation in Kashmir very closely. He...
  • Cartoon of the day: Indian Army turns saviour for J&K floods victims Yesterday

    Less than a year after Jammu and Kashmir faced its worst floods ever, the valley is bracing to battle yet another flood. Heavy rainfall has caused the water level in the Jhelum river to rise above the danger mark forcing the state government to issue a flood alert in the...
  • Centre sanctions Rs 200 crore for flood-hit Jammu & Kashmir Yesterday

    Jammu: Centre on Monday sanctioned Rs 200 crore for immediate rescue and relief operations in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir. This information was provided by Chief Minister Mufti Sayeed to the Assembly on Monday, according to an official press release which came in the form of a clarification. The clarification was issued after...
  • J&K will receive more rainfall but intensity will reduce, says Met department 2 days ago

    Met department has claimed that rainfall will continue but the intensity will reduce. Floods have hit Jammu and Kashmir even before the state could recover from the massive floods that occurred in September 2014. ...
  • Jhelum crosses danger mark in Kashmir, several areas waterlogged 2 days ago

    Several areas in Jammu and Kashmir are waterlogged after heavy rains in the valley The state government has declared a flood alert in Jammu and Kashmir. ...
  • Centre delayed rehabilitation of flood-hit in Valley: Omar Abdullah 2 days ago

    Jammu: With Kashmir Valley facing fresh floods, former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday asked the Centre what steps it was taking to help the state even as he accused the Narendra Modi government of delaying rehabilitation of the those hit by 2014's deluge. The NC leader said people should not...
  • Stranded locals pulled out of flood waters using ropes 2 days ago

    Some dramatic visuals of rescue operations in Poonch district were caught on camera. Army personnel can be seen swimming to the rescue of locals stranded in flood waters. They can be seen helping locals to safety using ropes. ...
  • 100 NDRF personnel rushed to Kashmir; 4 teams on standby 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Two NDRF teams comprising 100 personnel have been rushed as part of contingency measures in Jammu and Kashmir, where Jhelum river on Monday crossed the danger level in Srinagar and Sangam area of South Kashmir following heavy rains. The two National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams, comprising about 50...
  • J&K: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi to visit Srinagar to monitor flood situation 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In the wake of flood alert in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi is likely to visit the state as central observer to monitor the flood situation. "We will take stock of the situation in the state. We will be talking the...
  • Flood declared in J&K, 21 missing as house collapses in landslide in Charar-e-Sharief area 2 days ago

    Srinagar: Even before Jammu and Kashmir could recover from the massive floods that occurred in September 2014, the state is battling yet another deluge with the government declaring flood in the state. Adding to the devastation, twenty one people are missing after a house collapsed in a landslide in the...
  • Flood alert in Kashmir as Jhelum crosses danger mark, hundreds evacuated from low lying areas 2 days ago

    Srinagar: Less than a year after Jammu and Kashmir faced its worst floods ever, the Valley is bracing to battle yet another deluge. Heavy rainfall has caused Jhelum river to rise above the danger mark forcing the state government to issue a flood alert in the region. A government spokesman quoted...
  • J&K rains: 221 families shifted to safer places in Budgam 2 days ago

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government has evacuated 221 families to safer places due to heavy rains causing soil erosion and landslides triggered by heavy rains in Budgam district of the state. State Agriculture Minister Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura told the Assembly that due to the continuous downpour various areas of...
  • Government may decide on Monday whether to continue pre-paid mobile services in J&K, Northeast 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Government is likely to decide on Monday whether to continue pre-paid mobile phone services in Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and other Northeastern states beyond March 31. If a decision is not taken within next two days, about 33 million subscribers may be affected. A high-level committee headed...
  • Kashmir minister's guard flees with two AK-47 rifles 3 days ago

    Srinagar: The personal security guard of a senior Jammu and Kashmir minister fled with two rifles on Saturday, prompting police to launch a massive manhunt. The security guard belongs to Pulwama district of South Kashmir. He was appointed the minister's guard 12 days ago. A senior police officer said on Saturday...
  • J&K government forms coordination committee with 5 members each from BJP and PDP 5 days ago

    Jammu: Ruling coalition partners in Jammu and Kashmir, People's Democratic Party and Bharatiya Janata Party, on Thursday formed a coordination committee to ensure that the agenda for the alliance is implemented within the defined timeframe and all the policy issues adhered to in letter and spirit of the coalition. The...
  • Ruckus in J&K Assembly over 'bias' remark by NC member 1 week ago

    Jammu: Jammu & Kashmir Assembly witnessed ruckus after ruling BJP and PDP members slammed National Conference member Javed Rana for accusing Speaker Kavinder Gupta of being "biased" and demanded action against him. Trouble started as soon as House met for the day with BJP and PDP members protesting against the...
  • J&K: Separatist Asiya Andrabi booked for unfurling Pakistan flag on its national day in Srinagar 1 week ago

    Srinagar: An FIR has been registered against Jammu and Kashmir separatist leader Asiya Andrabi for unfurling Pakistan flag on its national day in Srinagar. Asiya has been booked under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act. "A case has been registered against Andrabi at Nowhatta Police station under Section 13 of Unlawful Activities...
  • DAA has ceased to exist, AFSPA continues to be in force in JK: government 1 week ago

    Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday night said that the Disturbed Areas Act, 1997 has ceased to exist since 1998 but the AFSPA continues to remain in force in the state. "It needs to be appreciated that, while the J&K Disturbed Areas Act, 1997, has ceased to exist with...
  • Tata Management Consultancy service to prepare vision document on tourism: J&K CM 1 week ago

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government is in the process of preparing a vision document to make a comprehensive assessment of all potential areas for development of tourism in the state through Tata Management Consultancy Service. "The tourism department is in the process of preparing a Vision Document to make a...