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...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 21, 2014
Separatist guerrillas shot dead a worker of the ruling National Conference party in Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, police said.
India | Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday September 21, 2014
The floodwaters are yet to recede in parts of Srinagar. But the Jammu and Kashmir high court is already up and running - from the official residence of one of the judges in Gupkar Road.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 21, 2014
Hospitals in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital which suffered huge damage to diagnostic equipment in the recent floods, on Saturday started clean-up operations to resume routine functioning as soon as possible.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 20, 2014
Four militants were killed today in an encounter with security forces near the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir.
India | Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Saturday September 20, 2014
Once, the Shri Maharaja Hari Singh or SMHS hospital used to be super specialty hospital in Srinagar, which catered to nearly three thousand patients a day and offered top-of-the line medical services.
India | Written by Amitabh Pashupati Revi | Friday September 19, 2014
It is virtually a tale of two cities. A fortnight after raging floods, most parts of Srinagar are recovering with massive relief and rehabilitation efforts underway.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday September 18, 2014
The Supreme Court today said the government should ensure that the flood-affected people of Jammu and Kashmir get food, fuel, drinking water and medicines, and that their damaged houses are restored as it concerned their right to life under article 2...