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Carcasses float on flooded roads, Sgr faces epidemic outbreak

Dead dairy animals float in Bemina farm

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Sep 15: An epidemic threat is looming large over flood hit Srinagar with thousands of carcasses of livestock lying dead in the streets of the summer capital. In Army’s largest dairy farm at Bemina on the Srinagar-Baramulla highway, bodies of hundreds of Jersy cows and buffaloes More


Government is back

Civil Secretariat to start functioning from Sep 18

GK News Network

Srinagar, Sep 15:- After remaining out of bounds for over a week, the highest seat of the state government, the civil secretariat will start functioning from September 18. As per an official spokesperson, State cabinet that met under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah here today More


Trying to restore water supply, man slips into Rawal Pora canal, dies

Locals cry PHE negligence

M HYDERI

Srinagar, Sep 15: With taps running dry for the past around a fortnight was too long for the residents to Baghwan Pora, Pir Bagh and adjoining areas to bear with the crisis, which saw police and civil administration missing from the scene. Finding his family and neighbors craving for even a drop of water More


Kastoor Pindh offers intermittent respite to mobile subscribers

Making phone call an uphill task in flood-ravaged City; Victims blame telcos

M HYDERI

Srinagar, Sep 15: Making phone call is literally an uphill task in this flood-ravaged City. Legendary Kastoor Pindh, a ridge above the hillock shrine of Khawaja Sheikh Hamzah Makhdoom (RA) popularly known as Makhdoom Sahib(RA) on the Koh-e-Maran here has emerged as a hope for mobile phone connectivity More


JK Bank restores 35 ATMs in central Kashmir, 3 branches in city

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Sep 15: Jammu and Kashmir Bank on Monday made its three branches functional in the flood hit Srinagar city. A JK Bank spokesman in a statement here said the branches which were made functional include, Bohri Kadal in old city, Rawalpora and Humhama in uptown here. He said 35 ATMs were also More


YOUTH HEROES IN KASHMIR FLOOD

DR GHULAM NABI FAI

This flood was the first in history, in the living memory of Kashmir. More than 450 people are dead, and more than $1bn in destruction has been estimated. The actual magnitude of the total destruction, the number of dead and the people who are missing may not be known for some time.Kashmir Valley was More


Salam Kashmir: An artist on Noah's Ark

NAEEM AKHTAR

Srinagar, Sep 15: Human beings tend to come out with their best or the worst in face of disasters. The current deluge in Kashmir is no exception. Here are two stories from the same neighbourhood, Jawaharnagar, once a posh locality in the uptown Srinagar. Both narrated by the most authentic witnesses More


Jmu-Sgr highway to reopen within 48 hours: Govt ‘

'40 trucks carrying essentials dispatched to Kashmir via Sinthan-Kishtwar road’

YOGESH SAGOTRA

Jammu, Sep 15: The state government on Monday said that “if all goes well” the 300-km long Srinagar-Jammu highway would be reopened for the traffic within 48-hours. The Divisional Commissioner Jammu Shantamanu while addressing a news conference here said: “Conditions are improving as Army has taken More







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Govt announces highway traffic plan

Lastupdate at : Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:13:43 IST

JAMMU, SEP 16: The Highway which was damaged and blocked at Gangroo and Higni (Ramsoo) due to recent unprecedented flood/landslides is expected to be restored for one way traffic on 16/09/2014, an official More







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In the Name of God, Go.

B R SINGH

There is a fixed drill for the Flood Department when the Jehlum rises. Flood gates are manned, bunds are patrolled 24 hours, manpower is mobilized and sandbags readied. It seems that not only was the administration More



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Allow Intl aid to flood-hit Kashmir: KCSDS

Srinagar, Sep 15: With Kashmir ravaged by floods, a civil society group on Monday sought international aid for reconstruction of the valley, saying the government of India was “not doing enough” on rescue More



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KWT, others join hands, start helpline

Reach out the unreached in Shiv Pora

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Sep 15: The Kashmir Welfare Trust which along with Darul Uloom Bilaliya and Ashraful Uloom Hyder Pora has been doing a wonderful relief and rescue work these days has started a helpline for More




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New Administrative Units to start functioning without ’ formal inauguration’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Sep 15: The state government today ordered to make the New Administrative Units functional, without waiting for any formal inauguration. As per a GAD order, the Commissioner /Secretary to the More



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