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  • Srinagar awaits Prime Minister Narendra Modi 1 week ago

    Residents in Srinagar are awaiting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the city as he is expected to announce a relief package for the flood-hit state. ...
  • Flood-hit Jammu & Kashmir eyes hefty package with PM's Diwali visit 1 week ago

    Srinagar: Residents in Jawahar Nagar, Srinagar's worst flood-hit area, are busy clearing the debris of their collapsed homes ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit. Even as they work overtime to build a shelter above their heads, they are eager to see the Prime Minister. "We are expecting a relief...
  • J&K floods: 5 weeks on, residents try to cope with destruction October 17, 2014

    Srinagar: Five weeks after floods hit Jammu and Kashmir, residents of Jawahar Nagar in Srinagar are still trying to wade through the destruction and to salvage their belongings. Over 250 people lost their lives and many were injured when the floods ravaged the state. One Sartaj Madni and his friends were...
  • 7th Pay Commission visits Siachen to meet soldiers October 14, 2014

    Srinagar: Members of the 7th Pay Commission are on a three-day visit to the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, including the Siachen glacier, to take a first-hand account of the extremely difficult conditions in which soldiers are protecting the country's frontiers. Headed by its chairman, Justice AK Mathur, the 17-member...
  • J&K: PDP appeals PM to include Srinagar in Smart Cities Project October 11, 2014

    Srinagar: Opposition Peoples Democratic Party chief Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Saturday appealed Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make Srinagar a part of Smart Cities Project announced in the Union budget, so that the process of rebuilding the city can start "instantaneously". "If Srinagar is included in the Smart Cities project,...
  • Srinagar-Jammu highway to be closed for three days October 8, 2014

    Srinagar: The 294-km Srinagar-Jammu national highway connecting Kashmir Valley with rest of the country, will remain closed for vehicular traffic for three days in order to carry out necessary repairs on the road. "According to IGP Traffic, one portion of hillside at Gangroo (Ramsoo) has developed cracks and needs urgent...
  • With loved ones lost, businesses hit, Srinagar residents stare at dubious future October 8, 2014

    Srinagar: A month after the Kashmir floods, the ravaged state is beginning to count it's losses. Homes and businesses have been wiped away, the tourism sector has suffered losses to the tune of Rs 3000 crores. Once a piece of art is now reduced to a pile of garbage. This...
  • A month after J&K floods, many areas still waterlogged October 7, 2014

    Jawaharnagar: It's been a month since floods lashed Jammu and Kashmir. Some areas in Srinagar are still waterlogged with water levels as high as 3 to 5 feet. CNN-IBN spoke to a few residents of Srinagar whose houses are still submerged, including cameraperson Bashir Ahmed's house. Around the Jawaharnagar Market, the...
  • Kashmir gears up to celebrate Eid in the shadow of floods October 5, 2014

    Srinagar: Even as Kashmir gears up to celebrate Eid al Adha it will take some time for the valley to truly recover from the floods that nearly ravaged the state. But gritty Srinagar residents are making the best of what they can. Kashmir will bounce back on its feet, they...
  • Army Public School opened in Srinagar September 27, 2014

    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 September 26, 2014

    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 September 24, 2014

    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 September 23, 2014

    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 16, 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. ...