Jammu

  • J&K: Pak Army violates ceasefire, fires at Indian posts in Poonch -1480707871 minutes ago

    Poonch: The Pakistan Army on Wednesday violated the ceasefire and fired at Indian posts in Sabzia area of Mandi sector in Poonch. The firing continued from both sides. There was no report on casualties or injures. "Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing and mortar shelling in three forward areas along LoC in...
  • BSP for early Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir Yesterday

    Jammu: Bahujan Samaj Party on Tuesday called for early elections in Jammu and Kashmir and asked the Election Commission to hold assembly polls well before the tenure of the present assembly ends. "The Party has asked the election Commission of India for early elections in J&K quite well before the...
  • PDP demands inquiry into J&K's flood management 2 days ago

    Srinagar: Opposition PDP on Monday demanded a high-level inquiry into the management of recent floods in Jammu and Kashmir saying it needs to be conclusively established whether every effort was made to save the summer capital and other areas from the deluge. "The sequence of events would suggest that the...
  • J&K: NC seeks 'massive' funding for reconstruction work 2 days ago

    Jammu: Expressing concern over loss of life and property due to floods and landslides in the state, the National Conference on Monday sought a massive central assistance for rehabilitation of flood victims and reconstruction of damaged infrastructure. "We seek a massive central assistance for rehabilitation of flood sufferers and reconstruction...
  • CM Omar Abdullah hopes PM Modi will go beyond norms to help flood-hit J&K 2 days ago

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday expressed hope that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will go beyond norms for the sake of rehabilitating flood affected people of the state. "I am hopeful that Prime Minister of India will go beyond norms in supporting...
  • Sonia, Rahul Gandhi to visit flood-hit Jammu & Kashmir today 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Almost a month after the disastrous floods struck Jammu and Kashmir, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party vice president Rahul Gandhi will reach out to people in the state during their two-day visit starting on Monday. "Sonia and Rahul are visiting J&K on a two days visit from Monday...
  • Sure of Centre's support after Modi's reference to floods in UNGA address: Omar Abdullah January 16, 1410

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday said he has no doubt that his flood-hit state will get the Centre's support in reconstruction works as Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a pointed reference to the natural calamity in his address to the UN General Assembly. "I have no...
  • BSP hopeful of playing major role in government formation in J&K 3 days ago

    Jammu: Claiming that BSP will play a major role in the formation of the next government in Jammu and Kashmir, the party on Sunday said it will provide a corruption-free government to the people of the state. "If BSP is voted to power, the people of the state will see a...
  • Volunteer groups start clean-up drive in Kashmir Valley 3 days ago

    Srinagar: With the civic authorities crippled by the recent floods, volunteer groups here have started their own clean-up drive in the Kashmir Valley. Nissar Ahmad Dar and Mehrajuddin Ganiae are leading an initiative to clean the Doodhganga stream of the garbage dumped by floods at three bridges within a span of...
  • In the Kashmir issue we stand by PM Modi, says Salman Khurshid 4 days ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Congress leader Salman Khurshid said that Pakistan was a tough customer and India needs to deal with them. "Let us do this with dignity. Pakistan has been a betrayer for years now. In the Kashmir matter, the entire country stands together," said Khurshid. ...
  • Public sector insurance companies deploy 279 teams in Kashmir 4 days ago

    Srinagar: Reaching out to the flood-hit people in Kashmir valley, Public Sector Insurance Companies has deployed 279 survey teams in valley, where 7,668 claims have so far been lodged with companies by the people. As many 279 survey teams have been deployed in the valley by these Public Sector Insurance...
  • J&K: Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 on richter scale hits Indo-Pak border 4 days ago

    New Delhi: An earthquake of 4.6 magnitude on the Richter scale occurred on the Indo-Pak border region of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. According to the Indian Meterological Department, the quake struck at 9.52 pm. The depth of the earthquake was 10 km below the surface, IMD said. ...
  • J&K government's ex-gratia relief package insufficient: PDP 4 days ago

    Jammu: Opposition PDP on Saturday termed the Jammu and Kashmir government's ex-gratia relief package for the houses fully damaged by the floods as insufficient, saying the devastation needs to be responded with extraordinary measures. "The state government's ex-gratia relief package for the houses fully damaged by the devastating floods is...
  • Army Public School opened in Srinagar 4 days ago

    Srinagar: Army Public School in Srinagar has resumed normal operations after the flood water was drained out from the Cantonment area, a defence spokesman said on Saturday. "Army Public School Srinagar at Badami Bagh Cantonment opened for Classes IX to XII on September 18 and Classes I to VIII on...
  • Centre, states need better coordination to handle flood: Kiren Rijiju 4 days ago

    Guwahati: Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Saturday said that there should be better and faster coordination between the central and state agencies in handling floods, besides strengthening of disaster forces. After doing an aerial survey of flood-hit Goalpara, Kamrup Rural and Dhubri districts in...
  • J&K: People block arterial roads for delay in dewatering of flooded areas 4 days ago

    Srinagar: A number of people, mostly women, blocked many arterial roads in protest against alleged lack of concern of officials in dewatering the flooded areas in the city, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. Dozens of residents, mostly women, hailing from Maisuma and Koker Bazaar localities near Lal Chowk...
  • College donates Rs 1.5 lakh towards Jammu and kashmir flood relief 4 days ago

    Coimbatore: The city-based Rathinam College on Saturday handed over a cheque for Rs 1.5 lakh to the District Collector, Archana Patnaik, towards the Jammu and Kashmir Flood Relief Fund. The amount, contributed by the students, was handed over by the students' representatives and Chief Executive Officer of the college, an official...
  • J&K flood victims grateful to Sikhs for shelter at gurdwaras 4 days ago

    Srinagar: Hundreds of flood-victims in Jammu and Kashmir who found shelter at various gurdwaras across the the state are grateful to the Sikh community for their contribution in the rescue efforts. Abdul Rasheed has been staying in Gurudwara Shaheed Bunga for past 17 days ever since he along with his family...
  • Srinagar’s business hubs lie desolate after catastrophic floods 5 days ago

    Srinagar: Even after three weeks of an unprecedented flood in the Kashmir Valley, summer capital Srinagar's once busiest markets and streets were deserted on Saturday. In the fashionable Residency Road and Lal Chowk markets, commuters, shoppers and shopkeepers used to curse the unending traffic jams in the city. Today, they are...
  • Nawaz Sharif's speech on Kashmir has imprints of Pakistan military hawks: Congress 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Criticising Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for raising the Kashmir issue in United Nations General Assembly, the Congress on Saturday said his speech had "imprints" of Pakistani military hawks as he and his government were "under siege" in Islamabad. The party said thar it was "unbecoming" of the Pakistan...
  • India will set the record straight on Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's Kashmir remarks in UN, says MEA 5 days ago

    New York: After Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif raked up the Kashmir issue at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Ministry of External Affairs said that India will use its right to reply and set the record straight on the floor of the UN. The MEA said, "The Prime...
  • As Modi reaches US, Pak PM Nawaz Sharif rakes up Kashmir issue at UN, says world can't draw a veil on it January 16, 1410

    New York: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday raked up the Kashmir issue at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, saying that the international community could not "draw a veil on it". Blaming India for the cancellation of the Foreign Secretary-level talks, which were scheduled to be held...
  • Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif raises Kashmir issue with UN chief 5 days ago

    Islamabad/United Nations: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has raised the Kashmir issue during his meeting with UN chief Ban Ki-moon and expressed dismay over the cancellation of the Indo-Pak Foreign Secretary-level talks. The two leaders met at the UN headquarters in New York on Thursday during which the Prime Minister "expressed...
  • Srinagar: Terrorists open fire at CRPF bunker, kill one 5 days ago

    Srinagar: Terrorists opened fire at a CRPF bunker and shot dead a jawan in Aalikadal area of the city on Friday, a senior official of the force said. "Militants attacked our personnel at Aalikadal in downtown city this evening, resulting in injuries to one jawan," the officer said. He said the injured...
  • J&K floods: BJP demands inquiry by SC judge to ascertain cause 5 days ago

    Jammu: Asserting that the unprecedented floods in Srinagar city could have been prevented, BJP on Friday demanded an inquiry by a sitting or retired Supreme Court judge to ascertain the causes of the "man-made" disaster and fix responsibilities. "In order to find the causes of this man-made disaster and fix the...
  • BSF restores flood-hit border posts, fencing in Jammu 6 days ago

    Jammu: The six kilometre fencing and all 18 border posts damaged by floods on the international border in Jammu region have been repaired and restored, the Border Security Force (BSF) sources said. It must be recalled that the flood waters of the Tawi river had damaged 10 BSF border posts and...
  • IIMC students leave for Jammu for relief work 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A team of students and alumni from Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) on Thursday left for Jammu with consignments of relief material to help the flood-affected people there. IIMC's Director General Sunit Tandon flagged off a truck with the relief material at the institute's campus. The team will...
  • J&K: HC reserves order on plea for interim payment to flood victims 6 days ago

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Monday reserved its verdict on a petition seeking release of 50 per cent of the sum assured to policy holders in flood-hit areas of the state. A division bench of Chief Justice MM Kumar and Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey reserved...
  • J&K: Need to set up 24X7 helplines for flood victims, says Ghulam Nabi Azad 6 days ago

    Jammu: Asserting that the Congress leadership is fully with the flood-hit people of Jammu and Kashmir during this unprecedented disaster, Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday underlined the need to operationalise helplines for relieving the flood victims of psychological stress. "Congress is fully with...
  • Delhi airport extends support to Kashmir flood victims 6 days ago

    New Delhi: In its ongoing efforts to provide assistance to the flood hit victims of Jammu and Kashmir, the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) in New Delhi has dispatched the first lot of six high power, sophisticated de-watering pumps to the state. According to the Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), the...