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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.