23 Jan 2015
Jammu: Insurance claims amounting to Rs 831.91 crore of those affected by last year's floods have been settled by different banks in Jammu and Kashmir. Banks had so far settled 23,740 insurance claims worth Rs 831.91 crore till January 10, according to state Finance Department officials.
18 Jan 2015
New Delhi: In the wake of the unprecedented floods which caused havoc last year in Jammu and Kashmir, the state is all set to get its first, modern Flood Forecasting System with the Central Water Commission (CWC) planning to set up such facilities at about 25 sites in Kashmir Valley.
17 Jan 2015
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra on Saturday undertook an extensive tour of flood-hit areas of the summer capital Srinagar to assess relief and rehabilitation measures undertaken to provide succour to the flood-affected families.
31 Dec 2014
Manila: Flash floods and mudslides have killed at least 53 people in the central and southern Philippines, the national disaster agency said on Wednesday, after days of heavy rains that have also hit neighbouring Southeast Asian countries.
11 Jan 2015
Srinagar: Imposition of Centre’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir has raised hopes among the victims of last year’s devastating floods that the process of rehabilitation will be expedited now even as the political parties continue to blame each other for enforcement of Governor’s rule in the state.
01 Jan 2015
Srinagar: A political churning which saw BJP making significant gains in assembly elections and a natural disaster in the form of unprecedented floods marked the year 2014 for Jammu and Kashmir.
26 Dec 2014
Kuala Lumpur: More than 100,000 people have been evacuated from their homes by authorities in five northern states of Malaysia hit by the Southeast Asian' nation's worst monsoon floods in decades.
10 Jan 2015
Chennai: Hoping to bounce back from the devastating floods which hit last year, the tourism board of Jammu and Kashmir expects about 15 lakh tourists this year, a government official said.
29 Dec 2014
Srinagar: Despite the devastating floods and two elections in the state this year, about 11 lakh tourists thronged Kashmir, even as efforts are on to attract more visitors to the Valley during the winters.
22 Dec 2014
Srinagar: Brushing aside the criticism by the Parliamentary panel for not taking sufficient measures on the forewarning about "more than normal" heavy showers, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said there was no forewarning of the recent floods in the state.