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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.
Japan takes step forward to protect environment Dec 9, 4:24 pm
Niigata /Yokohama, Dec. 9 (ANI): Niigata Plain in Japan was affected by regular floods restricting farmers to harvest only once in three years. Having ill-drained land below sea level, it was in need of drainage facilities.
Srinagar, Dec. 8 (ANI): Taking potshots at the Omar Abdullah-led National Conference government in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday alleged apathy on the part of the state government during the devastating floods.
New Delhi, Nov. 27 (ANI): A cheque for Rs. 48,90,000 was presented to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar by Director General Defence Estates (DGDE) Ravi Kant Chopra here today as the contribution of the Defence Estates Organisation to the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund.
London, Nov 25 (ANI): A terrifying prophecy by some Christian groups has warned that the Earth will be ravaged by floods and earthquakes in the seven years, destroying all lives.
Bandipora (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov 21 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday took on the BJP-led NDA government ahead of the Jammu and Kashmir assembly elections, stating that the Centre had made big promises to the people after last month's floods but failed to live up to it.
Massive employment drive for youth starts in Kashmir Nov 18, 2:18 pm
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov. 18 (ANI): A three- day recruitment drive was launched on Tuesday, by a special initiative called Udaan or 'flight' under the public-private partnership, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) India wherein corporate firms held workshops to provide employment to youth as the region was recovering from the worst floods in a century.
Parapet walls around Dal Lake in Kashmir to be restored Nov 11, 5:36 pm
Srinagar, Nov. 11 (ANI): Authorities have beefed up restoration work of parapet walls around Dal Lake, which were damaged during the recent floods in Jammu and Kashmir.
Haunting memories follow floods in J-K Nov 9, 11:18 am
Poonch, November 9 (ANI) The recent floods in Jammu and Kashmir left many people devastated and shattered. For some families the loss of loved ones is ingrained so deep that it has been haunting them ever since the floods. And they can never forget the scene.
Poonch - Flooded and Forgotten Nov 8, 2:14 pm
Poonch , November 8, (ANI)Twenty eight-year old Imran Khan has been in shock since the news of death of his parents and wife trickled in during the floods that wreaked havoc in the state of Jammu and Kashmir in September this year. "We were on the second floor of our house, watching the rain lashing down on our village. None of us had a clue to the disaster that awaited us. Within seconds, the entire house was washed away in the landslide.
New Delhi, Nov.7 (ANI): The timing of the holding of assembly elections in five-phases in Jammu and Kashmir continues to invite criticism, given that people in the state are still struggling to come to terms with the devastation caused by floods in September.
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