The 300-km Jammu-Srinagar national highway -the only surface link of the Valley with the rest of India - was again closed on Wednesday afternoon due to incessant rains which caused fresh landslides and cave-ins at many places along the route from Udhampur to Banihal.
Former chief minister Omar Abdullah has tweeted a series of appeals to tourists urging them not to cancel their tours to the Valley in haste, after media reports said hotel bookings were being cancelled due to the flood threat.
Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday said that the water level in river Jhelum has been constantly receding since it touched the flood level at Sangam and Ram Munshi Bagh areas.
The Central government is planning to set up five new medical colleges in Jammu and Kashmir, the state government said on Tuesday.
The members of opposition National Conference and Congress on Tuesday staged a walkout from the Legislative Assembly accusing the government of "undue delay" in rescue operations in the wake of recent floods in the Valley.
Union home secretary said the Centre is sending eight National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams to the Kashmir from New Delhi, Patna and other places. One team has already arrived in the Valley. The teams will be stationed in south, central and north Kashmir.
Staying put in Srinagar for two days to monitor flood situation, Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Monday visited the city's commercial hub Lal Chowk.
All schools up to Class 8 have been closed down for two days in Kashmir valley on Sunday following rains and flood-like situation in the region.
Doubts persist over continuance of pre-paid mobile phone services in Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and other Northeastern states beyond March 31 as government is yet to take a decision on extending permission to telecom service providers for the facility in these sensitive regions.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed rushed to Srinagar on Sunday to personally monitor the situation arising from incessant rains in the Kashmir Valley.
A policeman, posted at the house of minister in Jammu and Kashmir, has reportedly gone missing with two sophisticated weapons.
Chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed accompanied by state finance minister Haseeb Drabu met Union finance minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi on Saturday. They discussed the support required for relief and rehabilitation post September floods.
Ruckus, shouting and tearing-off the government reports shocked and disappointed the schoolchildren, who were invited to watch the assembly debate on grants for the education department.
Four years after the autumn literary festival was shelved following protests, Srinagar will host rare 'Sounth (spring)' literary festival with the 'protest in expression' session on Saturday.
Violent-ridden past of Kashmir came to haunt chief minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed on Thursday when the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) asked him to address the issues of unmarked graves.