Srinagar

  • Army Public School opened in Srinagar 3 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...
  • Srinagar: Terrorists open fire at CRPF bunker, kill one 4 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...
  • Kashmir's lone maternity care hospital staffers recount flood horrors 6 days ago

    Srinagar: As the situation in Kashmir's lone maternity care hospital - Lala Ded - is limping towards normalcy, the staffers at the medical centre recount the horrors they confronted when flood waters entered into the premises. It was on the evening of Saturday, September 6, that water from River Jhelum overflowed...
  • The CJ Show: Flood fury in Jammu and Kashmir, rescue operations 1 week ago

    We bring you stories of survival and struggle as the state of Jammu and Kashmir struggles to come back to normalcy. ...
  • J&K floods: UPSC shifts NDA, NA exam centre from Srinagar to Jammu September 21, 2014

    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...
  • Hajj flights from Srinagar resume September 20, 2014

    Srinagar: Hajj flights from floodhit Jammu and Kashmir resumed on Saturday as 550 pilgrims from the state left for Saudi Arabia for the annual pilgrimage. "Hajj flights from Srinagar to Saudi Arabia have been resumed from today and two flights took off from the Srinagar...
  • J&K floods: Ministers brave flood water to reach Secretariat September 18, 2014

    Srinagar: Ministers in Jammu and Kashmir had to wade through waterlogged 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...
  • Phone connectivity restored in most parts of J&K, problems persist in Srinagar: BSNL September 17, 2014

    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. ...
  • J&K floods: Air India sends 21 lifeboats from New York to Srinagar free of cost September 17, 2014

    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 floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir. The 21 inflatable boats in a 100 kg consignment were given by "a good samaritan" and flown in the direct New YorkDelhi...
  • In floodhit Srinagar, it's raining burglars and thieves September 16, 2014

    Srinagar: Leaving his family behind at a relief camp, Gulzar Ahmed swims every night to reach his house in inundated Gogji Bagh area and sleeps there to ensure that his belongings are safe. As the ravaging flood of Kashmir has emptied the city of its dwellers, the burglars in Srinagar...
  • Vodafone ensuring connectivity for customers in floodhit J&K September 15, 2014

    Chandigarh: Telecom major Vodafone on Monday said that it is ensuring connectivity for its customers by restoring its network and providing connectivity to other subscribers through the intracircle roaming (ICR) arrangement in floodhit Jammu and Kashmir. The important towns where telecom services have been restored are Srinagar, Ganderbal, Anantang, Pahalgam, Ashmuqam,...
  • J&K floods: Locals battle uncertainty, accuse government of ignoring their plight September 15, 2014

    As the Army carries out rescue and relief work in floodhit Jammu and Kashmir, there are areas where relief is yet to reach. The locals are battling uncertainty without the basics and they have accused the government of ignoring their plight. CNNIBN was the first to report from the worsthit...
  • Over 2.26 lakh people rescued in floodhit J&K so far September 15, 2014

    Jammu: Over 2.26 lakh people have been rescued in Jammu and Kashmir so far as the rescue and relief operations in the floodravaged state entered 14th day on Monday. "Armed Forces and NDRF have so far rescued over 2,26,000 persons from different parts of Jammu and Kashmir in the ongoing...
  • J&K: Army provides medical aid to over 53,000 flood victims September 15, 2014

    Jammu: Army has treated 53,082 flood victims in Jammu and Kashmir, where 80 medical teams of the Armed Forces Medical Services are already operating in full swing. So far 2.26 lakh people have been rescued from floodhit Jammu and Kashmir and the armed forces have till now treated at least...
  • J&K floods: As water recedes, carcasses come up; fear of epidemic looms September 15, 2014

    After waters receded in the Chatabal area of Jammu and Kashmir, the carcasses of animal have come up. People in the region are complaining about the stench and the fear of diseases. ...
  • J&K ground report: Floods ravage Mehjur Nagar September 15, 2014

    CNNIBN is one of the first news crews to reach Mehjur Nagar in Srinagar, an area which bore the brunt of the floods. ...
  • J&K government must provide basic necessities, exgratia to all the flood victims: SC September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has expressed concerns on the rescue and relief operations in the floodhit Jammu and Kashmir. The court has said that the state government must provide basic necessities to flood victims. The state government must focus on providing food, water and medicines, the court said. "The focus...
  • J&K floods: Locals angry at the devastated Mehjur Nagar, one of the worst affected localities September 15, 2014

    Locals in the floodhit Jammu and Kashmir are now facing civic problems. Srinagar is battling fuel and water shortages, defunct ATM machines and scanty medical supplies. CNNIBN is one of the first news crews to reach Mehjur Nagar in Srinagar, an area which bore the brunt of the floods. ...
  • Have sent RO plants to Jammu and Kashmir, says Nitin Gadkari September 15, 2014

    As the flood waters recede in Jammu and Kashmir, locals are now facing civic problems. Srinagar is battling fuel and water shortages, defunct ATM machines and scanty medical supplies. ...
  • J&K floods: BSNL employees who were trapped for 9 days recount ordeal September 15, 2014

    CNNIBN's Mufti Islah also spoke to some BSNL employees who were trapped at Lal Chowk for nine days. "We switched off everything and tried reaching home when we heard the news of flood. However, the water had already reached till our chest by then," said one of the employees. ...
  • J&K ground report: Floods leave behind damage, devastation September 15, 2014

    As floodwaters recede in Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar is now battling civic problems like fuel shortages, defunct ATM machines and scanty medical supplies. The floods have caused an estimated loss of Rs 5700 crore to the state. ...
  • J&K floods: Collapse of a protection dam in Srinagar's Rajbagh area aggravates situation September 14, 2014

    In one of Srinagar's worst affected areas Rajbagh, the collapse of a protection dam has further contributed to the residents' misery. Jammu and Kashmir is grappling with the worst flooding in the last 50 years. ...
  • Airlines may approach Centre seeking low fuel costs for J&K rescue work September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian carriers participating in the evacuation of stranded people in floodhit Jammu and Kashmir may formally urge the government to exempt them from paying aeronautical charges and also seek lower fuel costs for these operations, airline sources said on Sunday. "It is our national duty and we are putting...
  • Fresh rains bring flood worries in J&K, could hamper rescue operations September 14, 2014

    Srinagar: In bad news for the relief and rescue work in Jammu and Kashmir, fresh rains on Sunday have raised worries for floods in the already ravaged state. After a few clear days, rainfall accompanied by thunder and lightning lashed Srinagar and other parts of the Valley on Sunday. The river...
  • J&K floods: Doctors at Srinagar running short of medicines September 13, 2014

    Srinagar: "Do you have some insulin, I need it badly. My mother who is a diabetic has not had her insulin shot for six days and she badly needs some right now," a desperate looking man in his thirties asked SSB doctors at a camp. A doctor replied in negative and the...
  • J&K floods: Relief operations underway to restore communication and reconnect the valley September 14, 2014

    Jammu: A week after the devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir the focus is now on relief work and reconnecting the Valley. The Army and Border Roads Organisation hoping to repair and reopen the JammuSrinagar highway could still take four more days. The Army is also saying it's working to restore...
  • J&K floods: Ration supplies to reach all places in Srinagar in 36 hours, says Omar Abdullah September 13, 2014

    Srinagar: Ration supplies will reach all places of Srinagar within 36 hours, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said on Saturday while noting that his government was addressing a multitude of challenges to ensure quick relief to all hit by the unprecedented flood. "There is...
  • J&K floods: NDRF deploys 'boat hospitals', turns to relief operations September 13, 2014

    Srinagar: After undertaking rescue operation in the floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is now focusing on relief operations and had deployed 'boat hospitals' in water logged areas to provide health care facilities to the stranded people. "We have changed our role. For the last one week...
  • J&K: Man risks life to get help for ailing infant son September 13, 2014

    Srinagar: He knew his options were limited and he had to act fast. Ghulam Hassan had to choose between the life of his ailing twomonthold son or his own, so he decided to put his life at risk to save the infant. Hassan, a resident of Bemina locality in Srinagar...
  • Water levels in Srinagar recede but ground floor of buildings still flooded September 12, 2014

    Though water levels in Srinagar have receded, the ground floor of many buildings remain flooded. Over 200 people have lost their lives in the massive floods in Jammu and Kashmir. ...