India | Reported by Nitin Gokhale, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday October 23, 2014
On Diwali Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi began a packed visit to Jammu and Kashmir with a trip to Siachen, the world's highest battlefield. "Am going to Siachen with a message from each and every Indian to our soldiers - that we stand shoulder to ...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya (With inputs from agencies) | Thursday October 23, 2014
After spending time with soldiers at Siachen, the world's highest battlefield, Prime minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Srinagar. The PM will spend the next few hours of Diwali day at Jammu and Kashmir's capital city, which was hit by floods last ...
India | Agencies | Thursday October 23, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached Siachen, the world's highest battlefield in Jammu and Kashmir, to spend some time with the soldiers as he begins his packed Diwali day on Thursday.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 23, 2014
In view of repeated ceasefire violations from across the border, elaborate security arrangements have been put in place in Jammu region ahead of Diwali celebrations.
India | Agencies | Wednesday October 22, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to flood-hit Srinagar for Diwali today will be packed with meetings, officials say.
World | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 22, 2014
Security has been beefed up in Srinagar and across the Valley as separatists called for a general strike tomorrow against the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
India | Agencies | Wednesday October 22, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to flood-hit Srinagar for Diwali on Thursday will be packed with meetings, officials say.
India | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday October 22, 2014
Flood-hit Srinagar is happy that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has chosen to spend the Diwali with them. And his visit, they hope, will help divert some much-needed Central help towards them.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday October 21, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted today that he would spend Diwali, on Thursday, in flood-hit Srinagar.
India | Saurabh Gupta | Friday October 17, 2014
Diwali seems to have arrived early at Lohar Chawl in Mumbai's Bandra (east). The homecoming of seven-year-old Megha has left not just her family but the entire neighborhood overwhelmed with joy.
India | Reported by Zafar Iqbal, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday October 16, 2014
After a traumatic year, little Megha is back in Mumbai, reunited with her family. And the happy ending is all due to the floods in Srinagar - and the kindness of a total stranger.
India | Reported by Nitin Gokhale | Thursday October 16, 2014
The recent display of ISIS flags in Kashmir is a cause of "serious concern," Lieutenant General Subrata Saha, the top Army commander in the region said today. "ISIS has the capacity of attracting youths and that is a concern for us," he added.
India | Agencies | Tuesday October 14, 2014
The waving of Islamic State flags in Jammu and Kashmir by masked men recently has been described as the work of "some idiots" by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who asserted today that there is no presence of the Sunni insurgent group in his state.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 12, 2014
The Jammu and Kashmir government will provide seeds, fertilisers and pesticides to farmers whose crops have been damaged by recent floods in the state.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 8, 2014
The 294-km Srinagar-Jammu national highway connecting Kashmir Valley with rest of the country, will remain closed for vehicular traffic for three days from tomorrow in order to carry out necessary repairs on the road.
Cities | Reported by Nazir Masoodi | Monday October 6, 2014
All these years, Srinagar's business hub, Lal Chowk, has been the centre of bustling activity at Eid. This year, however, it looks like a ghost town.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday October 5, 2014
While the ghosts of last month's devastating floods continue to haunt the major commercial hubs of Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar, almost a month after they were submerged, Eid-eve has perhaps never been so subdued in the city in living ...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday October 3, 2014
The devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir last month have poured cold water over the Eidul Azha celebrations in the Valley as most markets are still busy in cleaning up the trail of destruction left behind by the natural calamity.
India | Nazir Masoodi | Saturday October 4, 2014
In flood-battered Srinagar, devastation touched every life without distinction, and a mosque became the unifying factor.
India | Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday September 30, 2014
Garments, carpets, fabric, woollens, handicrafts or tourism - the recent floods in the state have practically wiped out every business in Srinagar. As the waters recede, the scope of devastation is slowly coming into focus. And chances are it would o...