The water level in Jhelum crossed the danger mark at Sangam in south Kashmir early today as most parts of the Valley were lashed by incessant rains since yesterday.A flood alert was late last night sounded for Anantnag and Pulwama districts with the MeT department predicting more rains over the next 48 hours in the region. The water level at Sangam was 25.30 feet at 3 am, 2.30 feet above the danger mark, a police official said. The river was flowing at 17.10 feet at Ram Munshibagh, ... Rediff.com, 6 days ago
"These are minor incidents, have been happening since 1947," Nirmal Singh, Jammu & Kashmir Deputy CM, said about the clashes in Srinagar. Clashes between police and protesters broke out today in the Tral protest area in Srinagar.After incidents of stone pelting by protesters, police has been firing tear gas shells on protesters in an effort to deter them from moving further. Separatist leader Masarat Alam was arrested this morning in connection with the raising of Pakistani ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
A total 10 NDRF teams, with 45 personnel in each, are now in the quake-struck nation to undertake rescue operations. Photograph: Twitter The National Disaster Relief Force on Monday said conducting salvage operations in the earthquake-hit Himalayan country is becoming a ‘time consuming’ affair as the collapse pattern of the buildings in Kathmandu is much different and unique from what the force has experienced earlier. NDRF Director General P Singh, who has ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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