Amid the continuing standoff with Indian troops in the Ladakh region, the Chinese military today for the first time commented on the recent border incidents, saying there are "differing perceptions" of the LAC but the two sides can resolve boundary issues through dialogue.
After school furniture and books of students were washed away in recent flash floods in border district of Poonch, Army has extended help to educational institutions so that students can resume their studies.
"I had no government as the seat of the establishment was wiped out by the worst floods in over a century," Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said today, recalling the nightmare of the disaster that hit his state six days back.
With over two lakh people in the city facing a flood-like situation as Vishwamitri river is in spate after incessant rains, the civic body here has sought the Army's help to provide food packets to those stranded in inundated residential areas.
Navy commandos on Monday joined the massive rescue operations being carried out by the Army, Air Force and NDRF in flooded parts of Kashmir Valley, rescuing around 200 stranded people on the Srinagar-Sopore Highway.