Flood situation worsens across Kashmir

Govt issues fresh advisory; Jhelum crosses record 23-feet mark in Srinagar; Weather to improve from today: MeT dept

Arif Shafi Wani

Srinagar, Sep 6: The flood situation continued to worsen in Kashmir on Saturday following heavy rains across the Valley, with the Government putting the overall death toll due to flashfloods and rains in the State at 106. The Government also said over 2000 villages have been affected by the floods in More

Flood fury kills 12 more in Jammu; Toll crosses 94

6 of family buried alive in Udhampur house collapse; Tawi Bridges closed for traffic

Abhinav Verma/Sumit Bhargav

 Jammu, Sep 6: The flood situation in Jammu region worsened Saturday in the wake of incessant rains, causing more loss of human lives and property in several districts. With 10 more deaths reported from Udhampur district and two more from Poonch, the overall death toll due to flashfloods and More

Bad weather hampering rescue ops: CM

‘Airlifting of marooned people may begin Sunday’

Yogesh Sagotra

Jammu, Sep 6: Terming the flood fury in Jammu and Kashmir as “unexpected and unfortunate”, the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday said that saving human lives was the “first and foremost priority” of his government.Addressing media-persons here this evening, Omar said the State is facing worst More

Flood fury: Centre steps in, assures ‘full help’

Home Minister takes stock of situation, says condition in several areas ‘critical’

Shabir Ibn Yusuf

Srinagar, Sep 6: Home Minister Rajnath Singh Saturday took stock of the flood situation in Jammu and Kashmir, assuring all possible help to the State “at this crucial hour.” He also directed the State to use Rs 1100 crore of the State Disaster Relief Fund to deal with the calamity.The J&K Chief More

State, Centre plugged ears when experts sounded alarm

Rs 2200-cr flood control project gathers dust in power corridors

Umer Maqbool

Srinagar, Sep 6: The Jammu and Kashmir Government as well as New Delhi has sat over the warnings on Kashmir floods issued by the State’s Flood Control Ministry way back in 2010. While the state government has failed to actively pursue with the Centre a proposal to put in place requisite infrastructure More

Pain, anguish, cries…


Muddasir Ali

Srinagar, Sep 6: In Samerbugh and its adjoining areas here, people woke up for the entire night hoping that river Jhelum, which has roared after decades, would be calm by the morning. For the past three days, the entire population, settled on the banks of the river, had been on the edge as the water More

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Jammu, Sep 6: Several teams of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today visited   flood affected areas of Jammu district and tool  stock of the problems of the people. A team led by BJP state More

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City witnesses downpour of problems, comes to a virtual standstill



Jammu, Sept 6: It was a downpour of many problems for the people of Jammu City today, as the water made its entry into many areas and forced the people to migrate to safer places besides damaging their More

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