• pm narendra modi asks people to donate generously for j k

    PM Narendra Modi asks people to donate generously for J&K flood victims

    India | September 13, 2014 9:37 IST

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday appealed to the nation to contribute generously and to ‘stand shoulder to shoulder' with the distressed people of Jammu and Kashmir which has been the worst floods

  • hundreds starve in jammu and kashmir s flood affected area

    Hundreds starve in Jammu and Kashmir's flood affected area

    India | September 11, 2014 12:42 IST

    Srinagar: Hundreds of people trapped in floods-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir with some left marooned on rooftops and others clinging to trees are in dire need of water and food."We want food and water urgently. Please

  • over 400 000 marooned in srinagar officials

    Over 400,000 marooned in Srinagar: Officials

    India | September 11, 2014 11:46 IST

    Srinagar: Over four lakh people are still marooned here as the flood waters continued to recede in river Jhelum and its tributaries, bringing relief to the flood-hit Kashmir Valley."There has been a nearly four feet

  • maharashtra cm sent minister to coordinate rescue of state

    Maharashtra CM sent minister to coordinate rescue of state tourist in Jammu

    India | September 11, 2014 10:52 IST

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan yesterday said he had sent minister of state for relief and rehabilitation Suresh Dhas to Jammu to coordinate rescue of tourists from the state stuck there due to the

  • 1000 army men families stranded without food water in j k

    1000 army men, families stranded without food, water in J&K

    India | September 10, 2014 15:07 IST

    Srinagar: Over 1000 Army personnel and their families are stranded in various camps in Kashmir without food and water even as Army personnel work on a war footing to evacuate civilians from their marooned homes."Many

  • j k floods people s anger justified says cm omar abdullah

    J&K floods: People's anger justified, says CM Omar Abdullah

    Politics | September 10, 2014 13:41 IST

    Srinagar: Terming the flood situation in the flood-ravaged Kashmir Valley as ‘very serious', Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said he understood the anger of the people affected by the ‘unprecedented' catastrophe.Omar

  • water receding in srinagar lakhs still waiting for help

    Water receding in Srinagar, lakhs still waiting for help

    India | September 10, 2014 17:30 IST

    Srinagar: Water levels have started receding in Srinagar city, one of the worst hit by the deluge, facilitating rescue workers to pluck out another 29,000 persons to safety but four lakh people were today still 

  • bjp asks jk govt to release names of rescued people

    BJP asks JK govt to release names of rescued people

    India | September 10, 2014 8:42 IST

    Jammu: BJP unit of Jammu and Kashmir yesterday demanded a separate communication centre which could provide the names of the rescued people so that their kin are “free from agonising worries”.“The government should set up

  • j k floods now a google app to find missing people in

    J&K floods: Now a Google app to find missing people in Kashmir

    India | September 11, 2014 18:32 IST

    New Delhi: Seeking to boost search and surveillance capabilities of rescue teams in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir, a successful Uttarakhand 'Google' application is being pressed into service by the government.The Google application called 'Person Finder'

  • odisha cm announces rs 5 crore aid for j k flood victims

    Odisha CM announces Rs 5 crore aid for J&K flood victims

    India | September 09, 2014 14:58 IST

    Bhubaneswar: Announcing an assistance of Rs five crore from the Chief Minister's Relief Fund for flood ravaged Jammu and Kashmir, Odisha Government on Tuesday said trained personnel are ready with equipment to undertake rescue and

  • mehbooba mufti appeals for help for kashmir flood victims

    Mehbooba Mufti appeals for help for Kashmir flood victims

    India | September 09, 2014 14:22 IST

    New Delhi: Mehbooba Mufti, leader of Peoples Democratic Party of Jammu & Kashmir has appealed to all state governments, people, NGOs, Industrialists, National Disaster Management Agencies and other crisis related agencies to come foward for

  • flood fury in jammu and kashmir claims 211 lives

    Flood fury in Jammu and Kashmir claims 211 lives

    India | September 09, 2014 9:46 IST

    Srinagar: The death toll in Jammu and Kashmir's worst floods in 60 years claimed 211 so far, an official said here on Tuesday morning.In Pic: Rescue and relief operations in full swingIn well coordinated efforts,

  • over 20 000 evacuated in flood hit jammu and kashmir

    Over 20,000 evacuated in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir

    India | September 09, 2014 11:09 IST

    New Delhi: The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) on Monday took stock of the flood situation in Jammu and Kashmir as over 20,000 persons were rescued from different parts of the state.A home ministry release

  • omar abdullah draws parallel between kedarnath j k rain

    Omar Abdullah draws parallel between Kedarnath, J&K rain furies

    India | September 07, 2014 13:22 IST

    Jammu: Drawing parallel between last year's Kedarnath tragedy and the Jammu and Kashmir's flood, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah hoped that his government will be able to keep the death toll less by better and speedy

  • alert sounded as river sindh swells following cloudbursts

    Alert sounded as River Sindh swells following cloudbursts

    India | September 06, 2014 13:41 IST

    Srinagar: Authorities on Saturday sounded a red alert asking people living close to River Sindh in central Kashmir to move to safer places following cloudbursts and flash floods in the higher reaches triggered by incessant

  • rajnath singh takes stock of jammu and kashmir flood

    Rajnath Singh takes stock of Jammu and Kashmir flood situation

    India | September 06, 2014 13:54 IST

    Srinagar: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday took stock of the flood situation in Jammu and Kashmir during a meeting here with Chief Minister Omar Abdullah."I have met the Chief Minister and the officers

  • j k floods straight from the tawi bridge jammu

    J&K floods: Straight from the Tawi bridge, Jammu

    India | September 06, 2014 13:41 IST

    New Delhi: Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, which is also referred as the ‘heaven on earth', is battling its worst floods in 6 decades. The death toll has already crossed 100.Jhelum in Srinagar is

  • death toll in jammu and kashmir flood mounts to 13

    Death toll in Jammu and Kashmir flood mounts to 13

    India | September 04, 2014 9:55 IST

    Srinagar: The toll in Jammu and Kashmir floods rose to 13 on Thursday, police said.The latest casualties took place when four people were killed late on Wednesday - two were washed away in flash floods