CM conducts whirlwind tour

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah after overseeing the rescue operation in the Srinagar inundated areas in the night hours, this morning travelled to various areas in Pulwama, Baramulla and Budgam districts to take personal appraisal of the flood situation and monitor ongoing rescue and relief operations. The Chief Minister visited Newa, Kakpora, Lathipora, Pandrethan, JVC […]

Police trace snatched car

SRINAGAR:: Srinagar police traced the car that was snatched from its owner by some unknown persons at Balochipora, Soura. Shahid Bashir son Bashir Ahmed resident of Kawdara Srinagar reported in police station Soura, Srinagar that at about 1400 hours when he was onway from Buchpora to Soura, a woman asked him for lift at 90/feet […]

R&B establishes Control Rooms

SRINAGAR, Sep 05: In view of the incessant rains in the Kashmir Valley which have caused flood situation, the R&B department has established Control Rooms at Direction Office Lal Mandi and at Circle office, Srinagar/Budgam. The public is hereby advised to contact on following numbers, 9796144990, 9419402559, 9419013470 to ensure speedy and prompt disposal of […]

Geelani-Shabir Shah Factions Bid To Unite

SRINAGAR: The first formal meeting between the two committees of Hurriyat Conference (G) and Hurriyat Conference Jammu and Kashmir (HCJK) took place discussing the broader contours of unity among pro freedom groups in Kashmir. According to KNS , the meeting took place between HCJK committee comprising of Nayeem Ahmad Khan, Shabir Ahmad Dar, Farooq Ahmad […]

KU exams postponed till 10th September

SRINAGAR, Sept 05: Due to inclement weather conditions all Kashmir University examinations are hereby postponed upto 10th September, 2014. Fresh dates of examination shall be notified separately, a KU spokesman said on Friday.

BOSE on sleep mode

SRINAGAR: Even as top universities and competent authorities for exams respond to the disasters and unavoidable circumstances by loudly publicizing the decisions to delay examinations and interviews, the State Board of School Education does the same without sounding a word. “Last January all state exams were delayed due to snowfall. But BOSE did not announce […]

Dozens killed as rains deluge J&K

Jhelum, Chenab overflowing; torrent washes away wedding party, 50 missing    SRINAGAR: The unprecedented flood fury has left both Jammu as well as Kashmir deluged with over two dozen people dead and scores feared killed in torrent that washed away a bus carrying the wedding party in the southern Rajouri district. The officials say the […]

Locals pool money, hire JCB to divert water

Srinagar: In a bid to tackle flood and save their area from getting inundated, the residents of Barzulla after pool in money hired a JCB to notch the embankment. Resident of Barzulla alleged that the district administration did not oblige to their repeated requests for help. “We sought help from the administration and approached every […]

Water-supply disrupted; Schools shut till Monday

Srinagar: Expressing concern over the havoc caused by floods all across Jammu and Kashmir, Government Monday said that it sanctioned Rs 20 Crore which will be placed at the disposal of both the Divisional Commissioners for meeting the expenditure on account of establishing of community kitchens, rescue operations, providing of shelter and restoring the connectivity. […]

Haj flights postponed till Monday

Srinagar: Minister for Haj & AuqafPeerzada Mohammad Sayeed has announced that due to incessant rains and flash floods in the State, the Haj flights from J&K are postponed from September 5th to 7th, 2014. The Minister said that State Haj Committee has also issued a notification in this connection.  As per notification of State Haj […]

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