GK WELFARE TRUST FLOOD RELIEF APPEAL As you all now, Kashmir valley has been devastated by the worst floods ever. Given the enormity of the tragedy, the biggest challenge at present is to reach out to the people in need of help in whatever way. Kashmir needs support from everywhere in this moment of unexplainable torment. The affected people need help to tide over the calamity that has fallen upon them, to survive and to rebuild their lives GK Welfare Trust will engage all its capacities, in line with our previous experience in supporting the people in need. We invite you to join us in these truly difficult times for our people, and to invite your friends, acquaintances and family to help as much as they can. We hereby appeal to all to donate generously towards this noble cause. Contact Persons…. Srinagar: Dr Farooq Kaloo Cell No: 9419000296….Home: 0194-2435799…..Riyaz Wani 9419032503…..Maajid Hyderi…..9419517297…..0194-2440441…..New Delhi:Aurangzeb Naqshbandi….09818393531….09953737134


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13 bodies found in Srinagar, death toll 200

Press Trust of India

Srinagar, Sep 16: Rescue workers today spotted 13 bodies lying in a house in Jawahar Nagar area of the city, taking the death toll in flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir to over 200. "We spotted 13 bodies in a house which had collapsed due to flooding late yesterday," Abdul Hamid, a rescue worker, told More


Kashmir’s health sector in shambles

Major hospitals down, private sector destroyed

Muddasir Ali

Srinagar, Sep 16: The J&K Government faces biggest challenge to rebuild Kashmir’s healthcare sector which has suffered massive damage in the September 7 flood that destroyed the summer capital. The flood has not only led to closure of some of the premier hospitals in Srinagar, though temporarily, doctors More


Disposal of carcasses at Bemina farm major challenge

Qammerwari, Chattabal stink, epidemic threat looms large

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Muddasir Ali

Srinagar, Sep 16: Disposal of hundreds of carcasses of cows at Bemina dairy farm here has come up as a major challenge for the state government as the dead animals are posing a threat of epidemic outbreak in the summer capital. On Wednesday the state government assigned the Chief Executive Officer, More


Delhi takes charge of relief operations in Kashmir

As state Govt sleeps, Home Secretary monitors situation

Muddasir Ali

Srinagar, Sep 16: With State Government invisible in flood hit Kashmir the Government of India is directly monitoring relief and rescue measures in the summer capital and other districts which were worst hit. Sources told Greater Kashmir that Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami who flew to Kashmir soon More


Sgr-Jmu highway opens after 13 days

Over 500 Goods vehicles cross Jawahar Tunnel

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Sep 16: After remaining closed for 13 days, the traffic movement on vital Jammu–Srinagar highway resumed on Tuesday as over 500 vehicles carrying essential supplies for Kashmir crossed Jawahar tunnel by this evening. Officials said the highway was reopened after the Border Roads Organisation More


Parliamentary panel to visit JK

Press Trust of India

New Delhi, Sep 16: A parliamentary panel would visit the flood-affected state of Jammu and Kashmir to examine the causes behind the environmental crisis and also find ways of preparing for dealing with such calamities in the future. The newly-constituted department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee More


Streamline relief distribution: Dr Singh to admin

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Sep 16: Union Minister of State in PMO office, Dr Jitendra Singh today hit out at the state administration over the loopholes in the distribution of relief material at the ground level. “There is no dearth of supply from the Centre, but there appears to be certain missing links in the distribution More


Begin rehabilitation on war footing: NCMC to JK Govt

New Delhi, Sep 16: The Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth Tuesday reviewed the relief and rehabilitation work in flood-affected Jammu and Kashmir and advised the state chief secretary to execute relief measures on war footing. The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC), under the chairmanship of Seth More


Oil companies restore supplies

GK News Network

Jammu, Sep 16: As part of its efforts to restore normalcy in petroleum supplies in the flood-affected areas of Kashmir Division, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has loaded and dispatched about 400 kilolitres (kl) of petrol and 1,000 kl of diesel in tank-trucks from its Srinagar depot for distribution in More


Yasin Malik reaches out to flood victims

GK News Network

Srinagar, Sep 16: The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik has been on forefront in carrying out relief operations in flood hit Lal Chowk area. He was in the news for snatching a boat from the NDRF people as he wanted to reach out to the stranded people in Lal Chowk More


Oops! No mobile network, telcos offer free calls

This is insult to injury of flood victims: Subscribers

M Hyderi

Srinagar, Sep 16: Sounds like a crude joke but at a time when no or poor mobile network has hit flood-ravaged Kashmir, the telecos are offering free calls for a week, some five days of which have already gone waste due to communication failure. Resentment is brewing among the subscribers of various More





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Revive traditional flood prevention measures in Valley: Experts

Press Club of India starts relief efforts

ANIL ANAND

New Delhi, Sep 16: Experts on Tuesday said the massive floods that hit Jammu and Kashmir particularly Kashmir was building up over three days and cannot be described as flash-floods. “Timely alert and More




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KCSDS reiterates demand for allowing Intl aid to flood hit Kashmir

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Sep 16: The civil society group, Kashmir Centre for Social and Development Studies (KCSDS), on Wednesdayreiterated its demand that government of India should accept the aid offer by the United More



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‘Only Muslims helped me’

Stranded at Yatri Nivas Lal Chowk, temple priest narrates his woeful tale; Hails Yasin Malik

M HYDERI

Srinagar, Sep 16: Being helplessly stranded in the killer flood waters for the past over a week in Kashmir’s commercial hub, Pundit Ajay Kumar Shukla has finally lost his cool for an emotional outburst More




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