Just In: J and K's Civil Secretariat in flood-hit Srinagar opens after 11 days, less than 10 per cent of the employees report for work at the scheduled opening time. Rediff.com, 5 days ago
Omar Abdullah to get his office back on Thursday - Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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, 3 days ago
Army men repair fence along the border damaged by floods in Jammu and Kashmir. Photograph: PTI When calamity strikes, it does not discriminate. This was on ample display when floods ravaged Kashmir. Along with civilian population, security forces deployed in Srinagar from various parts of the country were also hit badly. They lost their belongings and their weapons were damaged or left useless after water entered their camps across the Kashmir Valley. Hundreds of AK rifles, INSAS rifles and ...Rediff.com, 1 week 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, 2 weeks ago
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