Kolkata 'rice bucket challenge' for Jammu and Kashmir relief

Collections in the rice bucket challenge, as part of the "Joy of Giving" "Daan Utsav" week that began here on Friday, will be donated for relief measures in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir, an organiser said.

J&K facing shortage of 12 lakh measles vaccines: Omar

 Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday said while the Centre has been very helpful in dealing with floods, the state is facing a shortage of nearly 12 lakh measles vaccines, which they will now purchase from the open market.

Jammu and Kashmir floods: Death toll climbs to 280
Jammu and Kashmir floods: Death toll climbs to 280

The death toll due to the floods in Jammu and Kashmir has climbed to 280 even as Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday expressed hope that the toll would not be as high as feared earlier.

PDP MPs, MLAs to donate month's salary for flood relief ops: Sayeed

Calling for a massive and coordinated effort to rebuild flood-ravaged Kashmir, Peoples Democratic Party patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Thursday said his party legislators and parliamentarians would donate one month's salary for relief and rehabilitation.

J&K govt sets up CM's Flood Relief Fund

Jammu and Kashmir government has set up Chief Minister's Flood Relief Fund to receive donations for relief and rehabilitation of the people affected by floods in the state.

Navratra festival at Katra to be low key affair

In view of the devastating floods and the loss of lives in Jammu and Kashmir, this year's 'Navratra' festival will be a low key affair at Katra, where the famous Vaishno Devi shrine is situated.

J&K floods: Activists say time to act against encroachments

With flash floods in River Tawi washing away nearly 400 buildings, roads and bridges and inundating 70 colonies and hamlets, activists feel it is a wake up call for government agencies to act against rampant exploitation of the river choked by dozens of illegal colonies.

J&K flood victims run from pillar to post to get relief material

Chaos has hit relief distribution in flood-ravaged Kashmir as some survivors of the natural calamity from the summer capital of the state are running from pillar to post to get food grains but to no avail.

UAE to send urgent humanitarian aid to J&K flood victims

The UAE will send urgent humanitarian assistance to the flood victims in Jammu and Kashmir, where millions of people have been impacted by the worst floods in over a century.

CBSE postpones Teacher Eligibility Test in flood-hit Kashmir
CBSE postpones Teacher Eligibility Test in flood-hit Kashmir

The CBSE on Tuesday announced the postponement of the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir.

US pledges USD 250,000 for J&K floods affected

The US on Tuesday extended "deepest sympathies" to the flood affected people of Jammu and Kashmir and pledged USD 250,000 as relief and other help.

J&K floods: Rescue ops to continue till there is requirement, says IAF Chief

Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on Tuesday said an outstanding effort was put in by all personnel of Indian Air Force in the relief operations in the flood-ravaged Kashmir region and said their work would continue till the time there is a requirement.

Writers, historians, scribes show solidarity with Kashmir's flood-hit people

Eminent writers, historians, scientists, journalists and civil society workers on Tuesday came forward to show their solidarity with the people Jammu and Kashmir battling the worst floods in the state's history.

Railway stations in North Kashmir made functional

Indian Railways, in coordination with state police, has restored a total of 57 km of tracks and made operational eight railway stations from Baramulla to Nowgam in north Kashmir, and efforts were on to make the remaining stations in south Kashmir functional.

Over 2 lakh rescued in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir

Over 237,000 people have so far been rescued in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir and the train route between Srinagar and Baramulla has been restored, an official statement said.

Life slowly moving to normalcy in Kashmir
Life slowly moving to normalcy in Kashmir

After 11 days, life is slowly returning to normalcy in Kashmir but the extent of damage caused by devastating floods is still unfolding.

Over 2,000 UP residents missing in Kashmir floods

The whereabouts of more than 2,000 people from Uttar Pradesh in the flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir are still not known, officials said on Tuesday.

UAE aid for Jammu & Kashmir flood victims

Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE ruler's representative in the country's Western Region and chairman of Emirates Red Crescent (ERC), has ordered the provision of urgent humanitarian assistance to the victims of the floods, which hit India recently.

Delhi BJP, IMA to send 200 doctors, 400 paramedics to J&K

Delhi BJP in collaboration with Indian Medical Association will soon send 200 doctors and 400 paramedical staff to flood ravaged Jammu and Kashmir.

J&K: Woman washed away in nallah in Doda

A woman was washed away in strong water currents after falling in a nallah, while three others were rescued by the army in Doda district of flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir.