Set up in 1880, Kashmir's first missionary school Tyndale Biscoe School gives a junkyard look even after 22 days of flash floods.
At a meet held to condole the death of Molvi Iftikhar Hussain Ansari here on Wednesday, the People's Democratic Party paid rich tributes to Molvi Ansari, who had passed away on Tuesday.
United Jehad Council (UJC), a Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) based umbrella group of 13 militant outfits, on Wednesday decided to suspend militant activities in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of devastating floods.
After the recovery of four more bodies on Wednesday from Saddal village in Pancheri block of Udhampur district, the villagers are now hopeful of retrieving all the bodies, buried under the massive landslides three weeks ago.
SK Sharma,executive director has taken over the charge of Northern Region Transmission System -II of POWERGRID.SK Sharma shall be responsible for operation and maintenance and project execution of EHV/ UHV transmission lines and substations under central transmission projects in the states of JK, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana and UT Chandigarh.
Bahujan Samaj Party on Tuesday called for early elections in Jammu and Kashmir and asked the Election Commission to hold assembly polls well before the tenure of the present assembly ends.
Authorities here demolished atleast 20 illegal shops today, which were constructed in Regal Chowk area of the city.
Union home minister Rajnath Singh's 'no' to interlocutors for Jammu and Kashmir has been appreciated broadly in the Jammu region.
Expressing concern over the colossal losses to life and property due to floods and landslides across the Jammu region, the National Conference on Monday sought a massive central assistance for rehabilitation and reconstruction of the damaged infrastructure.
Finally China has stopped construction work on a road in the Chumar area, 250-km from south-east of Leh. It was one of the conditions put forth by India before the two sides decided to pull out troops from Actual-Line-of- Control (ALC).
Jammu and Kashmir will submit a memorandum of losses amounting to Rs.1,00,000 crore to the central government as the recent devastating floods have caused colossal damage to property besides claiming more than 280 lives, a top official said on Monday.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday visited the flood affected areas in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district and interacted with the people.
Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday said there were no reports of outbreak of any flood-related diseases in any part of the state.
Following public uproar over Rs.
75,000 compensation for a fully damaged house in the Valley, chief minister on Sunday clarified, saying, "It was not the final figure of compensation for a house."
It was around the same time last year S Hussain had to renovate all the 30 rooms of his budget hotel around the Dal Lake after a short circuit caused fire. A year later, the fresh wall paper, silk curtains, furniture and upholstery are all mud. The first two storeys of his hotel went under water, the moment Jhelum made way into the Dal Lake.