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200 militants in wait across Line of Control

Around 200 heavily-armed militants were waiting across the Line of Control to infiltrate into the Indian side even as the security forces foiled several attempts by the ultras to sneak into Kashmir Va

Rs 3,600 crore Jammu and Kashmir crops destroyed

The worst floods in 111 years have destroyed Kashmir’s standing paddy, maize and fruit crops worth Rs 3,600 crore, a senior official said on Saturday.

Floods force police stations to shut

More than 16 police stations and posts were severely damaged by the recent floods caused by incessant rains in Srinagar and efforts on war footing are underway to restore them.

200 heavily armed militants waiting across the Line of Control to infiltrate: Indian Army

(Photo: AP)

Around 200 heavily armed militants were waiting across the Line of Control to infiltrate into the Indian side even as the security forces foiled several attempts by the ultras to sneak into Kashmir Va

Jammu and Kashmir flood toll hits 260; 54 bodies found

Civil Secretariat reopens, yet to become operational, less than 10% of employees report on time

Scotland’s referendum stirs Kashmiri demands for vote on future

Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. (Photo: PTI/ File)

Kashmiri separatist leaders have seized on Scotland's referendum on independence to demand that India follow through on a promise to grant a similar vote in the disputed Himalayan region.

Omar Abdullah slams rumour mongers

Asserting that rescue and relief operations are being intensified, Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday hit out at rumour mongers for wrongly spreading that rescue operations were

Man risks life to get help for son

He knew his options were limited and he had to act fast.

J&K floods: IAF chopper pelted with stones; over 130,000 rescued, 43 dead in Kashmir

Army official showing dents on helicopter caused due to stone pelting during rescue operations. (Photo: ANI Twitter)

When calamity strikes, it doesn’t discriminate. This was on ample display when floods ravaged Kashmir.

General Dalbir Singh Suhag: Situation better, but Army will ‘work day and night’

Army Chief Gen. Dalbir Singh Suhag on Wednesday said the forces would continue to work through “day and night” to render relief to the affected people in Kashmir.


Kashmir’s history is dotted with natural calamities and man-made disasters. And over the centuries the people of Jammu and Kashmir have perfected the art of rising from the ashes. They have seen famines and epidemics, floods and earthquakes, blazes and mayhem, organised violence and massacres, forced and voluntary migrations, incarcerations and worse.