Keyword Results for 'floods'
Eight people washed away in Tamil Nadu flash floods May 18, 8:23 am
Srivilliputhur (Tamil Nadu), May 18 (ANI): Eight people are feared dead, with another 200 people stranded, after a flash flood struck a forest river near Bhadrairuppu in the Virudhunagar district on Sunday night.
Aided by Freemasons, refurbished Govt. High School destroyed by floods reopened in Srinagar May 13, 4:45 pm
Srinagar, May 13 (ANI): After the disastrous floods in Srinagar last year, The Freemasons of the Northern Region of India, in association with The Grand Lodge of India have refurbished the fully damaged Government High School in Chatabal.
Kedarnath (Uttarakhand), Apr. 24 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that he willingly undertook the 16 kilometre trek to Kedarnath, adding that travelling by helicopter to the shrine would be an insult to the victims of the 2013 floods in the state.
Jammu, Apr. 3 (ANI): Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Sukhnandan Choudhary on Friday said that heavy rains are pouring in Jammu and parts of Kashmir valley and the Army, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are on full alert.
Kashmir floods: Residents fear their homes will fall apart Apr 3, 11:50 am
New Delhi, Apr. 3 (ANI): Anguished residents in the flood affected areas of Jammu and Kashmir have expressed fears about their homes falling apart because of the ongoing downpour.
Uproar in J-K assembly over Kashmir floods Apr 1, 12:25 pm
Srinagar, Apr. 1 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir assembly on Wednesday erupted in uproar over the flood situation in the valley and the state government's response to the same.
New Delhi, Mar. 31 (ANI): Terming the flood-like situation in Kashmir Valley as 'unfortunate', Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ram Madhav on Tuesday said the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre will do whatever is required to help the state in tackling the problem.
Kashmir floods: Army says 'ready to tackle any emergency' Mar 31, 7:52 pm
Srinagar, Mar. 31 (ANI): General Officer Commanding of Chinar Corps, Lieutenant General Subrata Saha, on Tuesday said the Army has its operating bases all across the state to handle any situation arising out of the flood-like situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
Priority is to rescue people stuck in J-K floods, says NDRF DG Mar 30, 2:31 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 30 (ANI): Director General of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), O.P. Singh, on Monday said the priority of the forces is to evacuate the people stuck in the flood-hit areas of Jammu and Kashmir.
New Delhi, Mar. 29 (ANI): National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Sunday asked Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed to reassure the people about the factual position and dismiss the rumours of fresh floods in the valley.
Tough path ahead for women after the flash-floods in J-K Mar 1, 1:46 pm
Poonch, March 1 (ANI): Nagina Kouser - a twelve-year old girl from village Bariari in Mandi tehsil of border district Poonch had never thought that the torrential rains that flooded the entire state of Jammu and Kashmir in September last year would change her life forever.
Srinagar, Feb. 23 (ANI): Individuals who showed exemplary courage and selfless service to rescue people during the Kashmir floods last year were felicitated in an award function in Srinagar.
Women - the soft target of the natural disasters Feb 19, 11:32 am
New Delhi, February 19 (ANI) Floods in Jammu and Kashmir had grabbed the attention of the entire nation but were soon pushed to the last pages of the newspapers and were then forgotten in the battle of the politics during the Assembly elections
Acute power crisis affects daily life in J-K Feb 8, 5:44 pm
Poonch, Feb. 8 (ANI): The residents of Jammu and Kashmir, who are still grappling with the aftermaths of the floods that wreaked havoc in September last year, are now struggling with erratic power supply.
Uma Bharti calls for better flood management in Assam Feb 7, 10:27 am
Guwahati, Feb. 7 (ANI): Union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharati has announced that a better flood management system would be implemented in Assam, a state which suffers huge losses due to floods every year.
Srinagar, Feb. 1 (ANI): The Indian army organised a cycle expedition in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday to commemorate joint efforts of army and locals in saving lives during devastating floods in the state last year.
Govt. announces Rs 1102 crore flood package for J-K Jan 31, 9:20 am
New Delhi, Jan. 31 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has approved the rehabilitation of flood victims and the restoration of the public infrastructure in Jammu and Kashmir, which saw massive devastation caused by floods in September last year.
Workers brave snow to rebuild flood-ravaged Kedarnath Temple Jan 19, 9:20 am
Kedarnath (Uttarakhand), Jan.19 (ANI): The revered temple town of Kedarnath in Uttarakhand, which was ravaged in flash floods in June 2013, is being rebuilt ahead of an annual pilgrimage despite extreme weather conditions.
New Delhi, Jan.13 (ANI): Faculty and staff of the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata (IISER) have responded to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal to contribute funds for victims of the floods in Jammu and Kashmir by making a contribution of one day of their salary.
Army's response to J-K floods was spontaneous: Army chief Jan 13, 4:00 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 13 (ANI): Chief of Army Staff General Dalbir Singh on Tuesday lauded the efforts of the army during the recent devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir, and said the army's response was spontaneous despite having their own people being affected by the floods.
Srinagar, Dec. 31 (ANI): A three-day winter festival organised by the tourism department of the Government of Jammu and Kashmir is attracting people as the arrival of tourists to the state has picked up months after floods devastated the valley.
Washington, Dec 26 (ANI): Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is facing criticism for indulging in the game of golf in Hawaii while thousands of Malaysians are fleeing their homes to escape massive floods in the country.
J-K polls: Omar blames floods, anti-incumbency for defeat Dec 23, 6:37 pm
Srinagar, Dec. 23 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday pinned the blame for the National Conference's drubbing in the five-phased state assembly polls on the recent devastating floods and on the anti-incumbency factor.
J-K residents protest for not being allowed to cast vote Dec 14, 1:52 pm
Srinagar, Dec. 14 (ANI): The residents of Jammu and Kashmir staged a protest here on Sunday for not being allowed to cast their vote after they failed to show their voter identification cards that they lost in the recent floods.
J-K is preparing to combat harsh winter after the floods Dec 13, 12:18 pm
Srinagar, Dec. 13 (ANI): In Jammu and Kashmir, this month has been about elections, terrorist attacks and ceasefire violations. All this has completely wiped out the floods from the headlines that had hit the state in September leaving its people completely shattered.
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