PM Narendra Modi to spend Diwali with Srinagar flood victims
PM Narendra Modi to spend Diwali with Srinagar flood victims

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will celebrate Diwali with the flood-affected people of Srinagar, an official release said here on Tuesday.

Arunachal BJP for inclusion in flood assessment team

 The BJP in Arunachal Pradesh today urged Joint Secretary of Union Home Affairs Ministry Shambhu Singh to include senior party leaders in the inter-ministerial team led by him that is currently on tour to the state to assess damages caused by recent floods.

Flood-ravaged Srinagar traders hold protest

Traders hit by the floods in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday held a peaceful protest march here against the alleged apathy of the state and central governments to provide relief to them.

South Odisha fears flood after cyclone Hudhud

With the southern districts of Ganjam, Gajapati and Kandhamal receiving heavy rainfall due to cyclone Hudhud, the local administration has started preparations for floods if such a situation arises.

Flood ravaged SPS museum in Srinagar being restored

A three-member team of the National Museum in New Delhi has begun conserving the historical artefacts and manuscripts at the Shri Pratap Singh (SPS) Museum in Srinagar that suffered extensive damage during the recent floods.

JKNPP slams J&K govt over relief, rehabilitation

The Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party on Sunday alleged that the state government headed by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has failed in carrying out the relief and rehabilitation work for the flood hit people of the state.

Students suffer as schools, colleges damaged in Meghalaya floods

The recent flash floods and landslides in Garo Hills in Meghalaya which have claimed over 55 lives have also severely affected educational activities.

Gogoi refutes Sonowal's claim of state not using central funds

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday refuted Union Minister of State (Independent) Sarbananda Sonowal's claim that the state government has failed to utilise Central funds for disaster relief.

Assam floods: Death toll mounts to 36

The death toll due to floods in Assam has now gone up to 36 with the recovery of four more bodies on Thursday. The floods in Assam have affected close to 10 lakh people in 13 districts and rendered a majority of people homeless.

Influx of domestic and foreign tourists declining in flood-ravaged J&K

The inflow of tourists has drastically come down in Jammu and Kashmir in the last few weeks owing to the devastation caused by floods.

President condoles deaths in Assam, Meghalaya floods

President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday condoled the loss of lives due to floods in Meghalaya and Assam. He wished speedy recovery for those who are injured, a statement said.

Kashmir's lone maternity care hospital staffers recount flood horrors

As the situation in Kashmir's lone maternity care hospital Lala Ded - is limping towards normalcy, the staffers at the medical centre recount the horrors they confronted when flood waters entered into the premises.

Flood leaves behind trail of devastation in Srinagar

As they start gradually coming out of the shock caused by a devastating flood the likes of which Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar had not seen even in 1893, the worst ever recorded so far, Kashmiris are now taking stock of their material losses.

J&K floods: Supreme Court forms committee to evaluate ground situation

The Supreme Court on Wednesday formed a 5-member committee headed by Sr Registrar of Jammu and Kashmir High Court to evaluate the ground situation in the flood ravaged state.

Nine dead in Assam floods, over 1,200 shifted to safer places
Nine dead in Assam floods, over 1,200 shifted to safer places

The flood situation in Assam has remained unchanged for the third consecutive day on Wednesday, with nine bodies being recovered so far from the Goalpara district.

Harsh Vardhan assures support to rebuild J&K

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday assured the Jammu and Kashmir government of providing support to reconstruct the health infrastructure which was damaged due to the floods.

Police evacuate over 4,000 in flood-hit Poonch district

Police have so far evacuated over 4,000 people in relief operations in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir's border district of Poonch.

Large quantities of medicines, vaccines sent to J&K: HC told

The Centre has dispatched large quantities of medicines and vaccines to flood-affected Jammu and Kashmir to prevent outbreak of water borne diseases.

To dam or not to dam? Pakistan experts ponder flood strategy

 Energy-starved Pakistan relies on a multitude of dams and barrages to prevent Himalayan rivers from flooding and help meet its power needs, but their failure to prevent disaster four years running is making some experts question their utility.

UPSC shifts NDA & NA exam centre from Srinagar to Jammu

All candidates who had opted for Srinagar centre to appear in the National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (NA) examination will now have to take the test from Jammu, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has said.