Over 1,42,000 rescued; relief operations in full swing
1,42,000 people have been rescued from the flood-ravaged parts
of Jammu and Kashmir so far, as the relief operations launched
by Armed forces entered the 12th day today.
target choppers, planes, boats
forces hit hard by floods
SRINAGAR: When calamity strikes, it does not
discriminate. This was on ample display when floods ravaged
children found dead in Srinagar hospital
children who died at a hospital here are among the 43 persons
found dead in the Kashmir Valley, authorities said today.
National Highway remains closed
to oversee medical relief efforts
to send 10,000 solar lamps
Control rooms at Srinagar,
Jammu and New Delhi to monitor and coordinate rescue and relief
operations can be reached at J&K House (011)-24611210 and
24611108; Srinagar 0194-2452138; Jammu 0191-2560401;
and Home Ministry's control room in New Delhi at: (011)
23093054, 23092763, 23093564, 23092923, 23092885, 23093566,
of judiciary is non-negotiable: CJI
NEW DELHI: Chief Justice of India R M Lodha today
asserted that independence of judiciary is
"non-negotiable" and it has the inherent strength to
foil any attempt to interfere with that.
Brisk voting in 3 Lok Sabha, 33 Assembly seats
NEW DELHI: Voting today began on a brisk note in
byelections to three Lok Sabha and 33 Assembly constituencies
spread across ten states, seen as a test of Narendra Modi
government's popularity, especially as BJP braces for polls in
two states next month.
sweeps DUSU polls after 18 years
NEW DELHI: After a gap of 18 years, BJP's student wing
Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad today swept Delhi University
Students' Union elections, trouncing Congress' NSUI to bag all
hostage's family appeal to IS
LONDON: The family of a British man being held hostage
by Islamic State (IS) militants have appealed to his captors to
make contact with them, media reported Saturday.
points to 'silver lining' in IS mayhem in the region
court renews phone surveillance programme