Srinagar: Kashmiri Women filling their buckets with water for drinking purpose from a partially frozen canal during a cold winter morning in Srinagar on Sunday. PTI

Kashmiri Women filling their buckets with water for drinking from a partially frozen canal - PTI

Kashmiri Women filling their buckets with water for drinking from a partially frozen canal - PTI

Disasters not only disrupt society, they also distort its basic categories, creating inversions, disrupting normalcy and suspending time in a prolonged way. Return to normalcy then becomes even more difficult and unpredictable.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his historic meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday afternoon in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. As per schedule, Mr Modi took Mr Xi on a tour of Mahatma Gandhi’s Sabarmati ashram.