Srinagar

  • J&K floods: Ministers brave flood water to reach Secretariat 12 hours 21 minutes ago

    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...
  • Phone connectivity restored in most parts of J&K, problems persist in Srinagar: BSNL Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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...
  • In flood-hit Srinagar, it's raining burglars and thieves 2 days ago

    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 flood-hit J&K 3 days ago

    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 intra-circle roaming (ICR) arrangement in flood-hit 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 3 days ago

    As the Army carries out rescue and relief work in flood-hit 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. CNN-IBN was the first to report from the worst-hit...
  • Over 2.26 lakh people rescued in flood-hit J&K so far 3 days ago

    Jammu: Over 2.26 lakh people have been rescued in Jammu and Kashmir so far as the rescue and relief operations in the flood-ravaged 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 3 days ago

    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 flood-hit 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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    CNN-IBN 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, ex-gratia to all the flood victims: SC 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has expressed concerns on the rescue and relief operations in the flood-hit 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 3 days ago

    Locals in the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir are now facing civic problems. Srinagar is battling fuel and water shortages, defunct ATM machines and scanty medical supplies. CNN-IBN 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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    CNN-IBN'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 3 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian carriers participating in the evacuation of stranded people in flood-hit 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 4 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 re-open the Jammu-Srinagar 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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    Srinagar: After undertaking rescue operation in the flood-ravaged 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 5 days ago

    Srinagar: He knew his options were limited and he had to act fast. Ghulam Hassan had to choose between the life of his ailing two-month-old 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 6 days ago

    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. ...
  • J&K floods: Locals angry, say government did nothing for us 6 days ago

    Several locals are disgruntled with the relief and rescue efforts and are pointing fingers at the government. "No one came to help us or rescue us. It was only the local kids who came to our rescue, the government did absolutely nothing," said a resident. ...
  • J&K floods: People have been stranded for over a week, hostility expected, says IAF 6 days ago

    There have been incidents of stone pelting in the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir with angry locals attacking soldiers and rescue workers. CNN-IBN's Anubha Bhonsle spoke to Air Vice Marshal Upkarjit Singh who said that resentment from disgruntled locals is expected in such difficult circumstances. ...
  • J&K floods: Schools will be back on track soon, banks not affected, says CM Omar Abdullah 6 days ago

    Srinagar: Even as lakhs of people are still stranded in the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir, the state's Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has assured that schools will be back on track soon and banks will not be affected by the floods. He also said that action is being taken to contain...
  • J&K floods: Lakhs still stranded; landslides wreak havoc in Jammu, leave an entire village buried 6 days ago

    Jammu/Srinagar: More than 1,10,000 people have been rescued from different parts of the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir, but the death toll has crossed 200. Lakhs still remain stranded with many of them refusing to leave their homes. Rescuers want all people evacuated as there are concerns about the potential spread...
  • J&K floods: Andhra Pradesh students narrate tales of 'horror' & 'adventure' 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Without food and water for days, 36 Engineering students from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have tales of strength and survival to share about their experience of the worst floods witnessed by Kashmir Valley in a century. These students of NIT, Srinagar, claim to have travelled through one of...
  • J&K: Marine commandos to establish waterways in Srinagar 1 week ago

    Srinagar: Navy's elite Marine Commandos will establish a waterway in the city to enable faster movement of people stuck in low-lying areas to higher grounds. The Navy has been given the task to establish a waterway in Srinagar to enable faster transportation of stranded people in the city which is...