Kashmir

  • Army calls off its rescue mission in J&K, relief work to go on 9 hours 9 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Army on Friday called off its 'Operation Megh Rahat' to rescue people stranded in flooded areas of Jammu and Kashmir, but its relief efforts will continue in the state. "Operation Megh Rahat which continued for the past two weeks has been called off, while the relief and...
  • AAP accuses Delhi L-G Jung of preventing its MLAs to send aid to J&K 9 hours 58 minutes ago

    New Delhi: AAP on Friday accused Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung of preventing its MLAs from sending relief package to Jammu and Kashmir by "raising an objection" to the transfer of Rs 20 lakh from the funds of each of its 27 legislators to Jammu and Kashmir CM fund. In a...
  • J&K floods: Kolkata 'rice bucket challenge' for relief 11 hours 13 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Collections in the rice bucket challenge, as part of the "Joy of Giving" "Daan Utsav" week that began here Friday, will be donated for relief measures in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir, an organiser said Friday. The Kolkata citizens' initiative is urging residents to take up the rice bucket challenge at...
  • Tourism ministry gives Rs 100 crore for Kashmir relief 13 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Minister of state for Culture and Tourism Shripad Yesso Naik on Friday said the ministry has given Rs 100 crore as a special assistance for reconstruction of damaged infrastructure in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir. "We are the first ministry to allocate money to flood-affected Jammu and Kashmir. The money...
  • Jammu & Kashmir floods claimed 277 lives: CM Omar Abdullah 18 hours 22 minutes ago

    Srinagar: The floods that wreaked havoc in Jammu and Kashmir for over 10 days, turning out to be the worst ever flood of the century claimed 277 lives, said Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday. The death toll in Jammu region reportedly is above 210 while in Kashmir Valley over 54...
  • J&K floods: Two weeks on, water refuses to recede in some areas 20 hours 55 minutes ago

    Srinagar: It has been two weeks since floods triggered by heavy rains wreaked havoc in Jammu and Kashmir and still many houses in Srinagar's upscale Jawahar Nagar are marooned in nearly 12 feet of water. Concrete houses have been submerged in 10 feet of water for over 10 days. Once...
  • The government's priority was to rescue stranded people: Omar Abdullah Yesterday

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah emphasized that the government didn't have any priorities as far as the rescue operations were concerned. Abdullah said that priority was given to people in distress and that the priority was to rescue stranded people. Abdullah also pointed out the Army and NDRF...
  • J&K: Floods toll crosses 260 Yesterday

    Srinagar: The death toll in Jammu and Kashmir has crossed 260 with Jammu region accounting for most of the deaths in the worst flood in the state in more than a century. The death toll in Jammu region was 210 while in Kashmir Valley so far 54 bodies have been...
  • J&K floods: Indian carriers airlifted over 35,000 people Yesterday

    New Delhi: Indian carriers, including Air India, have so far airlifted over 35,000 stranded passengers and flown 114 tonnes of relief materials to the flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir. While Air India permanently stationed two aircraft to fly out stranded people and patients free of cost from Srinagar and Leh, private airlines...
  • Australia announces aid for Kashmir flood victims Yesterday

    New Delhi: Australia on Thursday announced an aid of Rs 15 lakh for the flood-affected victims of Jammu and Kashmir. Australian High Commissioner in India Patrick Suckling presented a cheque of Rs 15 lakh to ActionAid India for the purpose, said a statement. ActionAid India - a non-government organisation - will use...
  • J&K floods: Ministers brave flood water to reach Secretariat Yesterday

    Srinagar: Ministers in Jammu and Kashmir had to wade through water-logged areas to make it to the Civil Secretariat in Srinagar which reopened on Thursday after remaining closed for 11 days due to massive floods in the state. "We have braved flood water to reach to our offices in Civil Secretariat...
  • J&K floods: SC expresses concern over relief work, demands status report from state government Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Supreme court on Thursday expressed concern over the relief work in the flood-affected state of Jammu and Kashmir. The apex court asked the Central government to convene a meeting of the health secretaries of all states to dispatch doctors for medical emergencies in the state. It also asked the...
  • A desperate search for the dead in the submerged city of Srinagar Yesterday

    Srinagar: Amidst the debris of what was once a three-storey house, snack-seller Jitendar Saha desperately searches for the body of his 20-year-old daughter. The devastating floods that swept the city not only left Saha's daughter dead but also four other members of his family - wife, two daughters and a son. In...
  • CJ Mehak Zubair's first person account of the J&K floods Yesterday

    Mehak Zubair shows us in detail of the floods and its aftermath in Jammu and Kashmir. ...
  • After 11 days of massive flood, J&K Civil Secretariat reopens Yesterday

    Srinagar: After remaining closed for 11 days due to massive floods, Jammu and Kashmir's Civil Secretariat reopened on Thursday. However, less than 10 per cent employees reported for work at the scheduled opening time at 9:30 AM, the official in-charge of security at the Secretariat...
  • J&K: Haj flights to begin form September 20, says Peerzada 2 days ago

    Jammu: Haj flights from the state will resume from Saturday and around 3,750 people are expected to fly to Saudi Arabia for the pilgrimage, Jammu and Kashmir's Minister for Hajj and Auqaf Peerzada Mohammad Sayed said on Wednesday. "The flight for 3,575 Hajjis would be started from September, 20 and...
  • J&K: 3 national highways leading to Kashmir Valley opened 2 days ago

    Srinagar: The life in flood-hit Kashmir region is limping back to normal as vehicular traffic to the Valley has been restored through three national highways facilitating the resumption of supplies at a massive scale. The national highways -- Mughal Road, Srinagar-Jammu and Kishtwar-Sinthan have been thrown open for traffic, a spokesman...
  • J&K floods: Srinagar residents reluctant to leave home, fear dacoity 2 days ago

    Residents of many localities of Srinagar are reluctant to leave their home as they fear their house being looted in their absence. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 2 days ago

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  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle 2 days ago

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  • News 360: Xi Jinping, Modi sign twin city pact for Ahmedabad, Guangzhou 2 days ago

    It was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 64th birthday and also the first day of the Chinese President Xi Jinping's 3-day visit to India. India and China also signed two key pacts on Wednesday: to set up an industrial park in Ahmedabad and for cultural exchanges between Ahmedabad and the Guangzhou...
  • India, China hold second flag meet on troops' face-off in Ladakh's Chumar sector 2 days ago

    New Delhi: India and China on Wednesday held a flag meeting to discuss the situation in Chumar sector of Ladakh where troops of both the sides are engaged in a face-off situation. The Brigadier-level flag meeting was held at a border personnel meeting point in Chushul, where the issue of intrusion...
  • University of Mumbai donates Rs 25 lakh for J&K flood victims 2 days ago

    Mumbai: The University of Mumbai donated an amount of Rs 25 lakh on Wednesday to the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund to rehabilitate victims of devastating floods in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. University of Mumbai's Vice Chancellor Rajan Welukar met Maharashtra Governor and Chancellor of the University Ch...
  • Union Minister Harsh Vardhan congratulates Network18 journalist for saving over 300 lives during J&K floods 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan congratulated Network 18 journalist Riffat Abdullah for saving more than 300 lives in the flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir. Vardhan tweeted, "Touched by reports of Network 18 journalist Riffat Abdullah's bravery during Srinagar floods which led to 300+ lives being saved. Keep it up." More than...
  • Narendra Modi launches pension scheme in Gujarat on his 64th birthday 2 days ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his mother on Wednesday in Gandhinagar seeking her blessings on his 64th birthday. Modi launched a pension scheme in the state and requested his well wishers to keep his birthday a low key event and give out as much help as was possible to the...
  • Ujjain: 13 VHP, Bajrang Dal activists arrested for attacking Vikram University V-C 2 days ago

    Ujjain: Thirteen Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal activists were arrested on Wednesday in connection to the commotion caused by a group of allegedly right wing activists at the University of Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh. Vice Chancellor of Vikram University Jawahar Kaul suffered a minor attack and had to...
  • Phone connectivity restored in most parts of J&K, problems persist in Srinagar: BSNL 2 days ago

    Phone connectivity has been restored in most parts of Jammu and Kashmir. But problems persist in Srinagar. "The main town of Srinagar is still having problems because main switching machines are under water. Otherwise the situation is normal in the whole valley," said BSNL CMD AN Rai. ...
  • Aftermath of J&K floods: Residents struggle to get back to normalcy 2 days ago

    Bemina: Relief operations continue across the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir. After the massive floods, people in the valley are slowly trying to cope with their lives in trying conditions. Some of the major challenges that the rescue teams and the residents are facing are heavy waterlogging, sewage spilling on to...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 3 days ago

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  • J&K floods: Air India sends 21 lifeboats from New York to Srinagar free of cost 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Air India has transported 21 lifeboats from New York to Srinagar free of cost to aid the ongoing rescue and relief operations in flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir. The 21 inflatable boats in a 100 kg consignment were given by "a good samaritan" and flown in the direct New York-Delhi...