SRINAGAR

  • Srinagar: Despite boycott calls, terror threats, voters upbeat about polls 5 days ago

    Despite boycott calls and threat from terrorists, voters in Jammu and Kashmir are upbeat about the elections. "Everything is going on very smoothly. And I can say, what I have experienced in the last few years, the people are going to come out on their own, not by force," say...
  • J&K: Big day for BJP as a party PM visits state after 11 years December 8, 2014

    It is a big day for the Bharatiya Janata Party as Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. A Bharatiya Janata Party prime minister will visit the state after 11 years. He will give tribute to soldiers who were killed during the Friday's terror attack. ...
  • Kashmir: My father sacrificed his life for the country, says martyr's daughter December 6, 2014

    A day after terror strikes rocked Kashmir Valley, family of slain policeman Mohammad Akbar, who was killed in encounter, say that he sacrificed his life for the nation. The martyr's daughter said, "My father sacrificed his life for the country. He was the sole bread earner in the family. My...
  • Srinagar awaits Prime Minister Narendra Modi October 23, 2014

    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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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: 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...
  • 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 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • J&K floods: Locals angry, say government did nothing for us September 12, 2014

    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 September 12, 2014

    There have been incidents of stone pelting in the floodhit Jammu and Kashmir with angry locals attacking soldiers and rescue workers. CNNIBN's Anubha Bhonsle spoke to Air Vice Marshal Upkarjit Singh who said that resentment from disgruntled locals is expected in such difficult circumstances. ...
  • 24 of our friends still stuck in NIT campus, says rescued Jammu student September 11, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, NIT students who have safely returned from the floodravaged valleys of Jammu and Kashmir talk about their journey from Srinagar to Leh and then finally Delhi. "24 of our friends are still stuck in Srinagar. We are excited to fly back home today," said a...
  • J&K: Situation improves in Srinagar as water begins to recede September 10, 2014

    The situation near the bridge at Lal Chowk city square that was inundated and was close to collapsing 2 days back, is now improving with water receding by nearly 6 feet. ...
  • J&K flood victims face hardships at makeshift relief camps in Srinagar September 10, 2014

    Like many others, a makeshift relief camp has been set up at the Nehru helipad in Srinagar. But the evacuees claim they have not been provided with food and water for days. ...
  • J&K floods: Army's mobile charging units help locals connect with their families September 10, 2014

    In Jammu, one one of the effects of flooding has been the uprooting of electricity supply towers because of which there has been no electricity. In a unique step, the Army has set up mobile charging units. ...
  • Watch: Former MP Saifuddin Soz heckled by flood victims in Srinagar September 10, 2014

    Former Union Minister Saifuddin Soz was heckled by flood victims at a relief shelter in Srinagar. Many of those in the relief camp were upset with the lack of arrangements. Nearly 200 people have lost their lives and lakhs have been stranded in the floods, landslides and house collapses triggered...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 9, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 9, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: 200 dead, 47000 rescued, lakhs still stranded in J&K floods September 9, 2014

    More than 47,000 people have been evacuated in floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir which has witnessed its worst floods in six decades. Nearly 200 people have lost their lives and lakhs have been stranded in the floods, landslides and house collapses triggered by torrential monsoon rains since September 2. ...
  • CNNIBN helps NIT Srinagar student to reach out his mother September 9, 2014

    About 4000 students have are stranded in NIT Srinagar. A student, Karthik, communicates to his mother through CNNIBN. All communication lines have gone dis functional after floods. ...
  • J&K floods: Have rescued over 10,000 people so far, says NDRF September 9, 2014

    Rescue operations are on in full swing in floodhit Jammu and Kashmir. While over 23,000 people have been rescued, lakhs are still waiting to be rescued. ...
  • J&K floods: People stranded in Srinagar plead for help September 9, 2014

    Over 7 lakh people are still stranded in Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir. Floods continue to wreak havoc as people plead for help. ...
  • J&K floods: People forced to live on rooftops, Hazratbal Shrine submerged September 9, 2014

    The people of Jammu and Kashmir, struggling to save themselves from the water level in their houses, say they have no option but to live on rooftops. They say that the government has not made many arrangements for them. ...
  • Such devastating floods were not expected in the river Jhelum: Water Commissioner September 9, 2014

    Could the devastation in Jammu and Kashmir have been avoided? "Our system is there across the country and our forecast accuracy is always more than 96 per cent. We did not have the assignment of forecasting for the Jammu and Kashmir region this time. Jhelum is not a river that...