Outside the relief base camp set up by the state government at the Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneur Development Institute in Pampore, Afroza, 58, is waiting for a bag of rice since morning, but her wait, like her hunger, does not seem to come to an end. Afroza, like many other women from different areas of Srinagar, the summer capital of the state, was told to approach their respective deputy commissioner to seek any assistance, saying the government would not provide any relief to any one ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
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As the rescue operations in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir are tapering off and the victims are being attended to in scores of relief camps, most of which have been set up by the locals, fear of an epidemic still looms in the affected areas.A senior doctor at the Soura Medical Institute in Srinagar said that the floodwaters mixed with sewage have remained stagnant for many days leading to increased breeding of mosquitoes, which can be vectors of diseases. "The stagnant waters around homes ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago Top headlines at this hour: Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The Jammu and Kashmir government will re-start functioning from the civil secretariat from Thursday, according to an official statement. The decision was taken during a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah. Work in the civil secretariat, the seat of the government housing the offices of the chief minister, ministers and senior government officers was inundated by flood waters during the early hours on September 7. The road leading to the secretariat building was ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Photograph: Umar Ganie/Rediff.com Twenty three villages inundated by floods in south Kashmir districts of Anantnag and Kulgam; the death toll rises to 10 A flood alert was sounded on Thursday in Srinagar city as River Jhelum was flowing four feet above the danger mark after incessant rain, while 23 villages have been inundated by floods in south Kashmir districts of Anantnag and Kulgam. Incessant rain over the past three days has wreaked havoc in many parts of the Valley with south ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
J&K Bank opened 6 more ATMs in Kashmir (North), 3 each in district Kupwara and district Baramulla. The bank's Zonal Head Kashmir (North and Vice-President M S Kaboo inaugurated the ATMs at Zachaldara, Harai, Army Camp Chowkibal in Kupwara ...Jammu and Kashmir Bank Limited, 2 months ago
'I have honestly never gotten so much appreciation in my career ever,' Shahid Kapoor reveals. Shahid Kapoor has earned a lot of praise for his work in one of his toughest roles till date, in Haider. The actor basks in the glory, as he takes questions from Patcy N. Were you expecting this kind of response for Haider? Not so much. Haider is a so unique that I don’t think any of us knew how people would respond to it. We believed in this film and we wanted to make it, but we had no idea ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
A 16-year old girl was killed and four civilians were injured in the heavy Pakistan army firing in the frontier Poonch district of Jammu region. In a separate incident of ceasefire violation along the Line of Control, Pakistan troops resorted to heavy firing in the Saujian sector on Friday afternoon, according to a defence spokesman. “Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing at our positions in the Saujian sector this afternoon. One girl was killed on the spot while four other ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
It will take months if not years before flood-ravaged Srinagar is restored to its pristine glory. Mukhtar Ahmad / Rediff.com reports. Image: A view of the historic Lal Chowk in the heart of Srinagar. Photograph: Umar Ganie The historic Lal Chowk in the heart of Jammu and Kashmir’s summer capital Srinagar looks devastated, bearing no resemblance of its pre-flood glory.At no point of time in its living memory has the business hub of the Valley been ravaged by floods as it did on ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Home Minister Rajnath Singh held a meeting with Chief Minister Omar Abdullah here to take stock of the flood situation in Jammu and Kashmir. Singh held a meeting with the Chief Minister in the technical area of the airport where ...Jagran Post, 1 month ago J&K flood: Death toll touches 120; Home Minister takes stock of situation Jagran Post, 1 month ago
The ill-fated bus that overturned under the impact of flash floods at a causeway Ravaging floods claimed 17 more lives in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday raising the toll to 37 even as evacuation of people to safer areas continued. The search for bodies of the passengers of the ill-fated bus that overturned under the impact of flash floods at a causeway continued for the second day in the frontier Rajouri district of Jammu region. A senior police officer confirmed on Friday evening that ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago Over 40 missing as bus washed away in flash floods in J&K Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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