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HM module busted, 4 militants nabbed
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SRINAGAR, Sep 26: Security forces today busted a module of Hizbul Mujahideen outfit by arresting four militants who were planning to carry out a major strike north Kashmir Baramulla's district. Acting on a tip off, security forces launched a search operation in Batapora area of Sopore town, 52 km from here, a police officer said. He said during searches, four militants were nabbed and arms and ammunition were recovered from them. The arrested militants, affiliated to Hizbul Mujahideen, were identified as Yawer Muzafar Bhat alias Yawar Tanga, Shoib-ul-Hamid alias Shoib Peetal, Ansar bin Altaf alias Ansar Dar and Riyaz Ahmad Dar, he said. "Two pistols, two pistol magazines, 14 pistol rounds and two Chinese hand grenades were recovered from them," he said. The police officer said initia...
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Stress disorders on rise in flood ravaged Kashmir
SRINAGAR, Sep 25 (Agencies): Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is on the rise in Kashmir Valley after the worst ever floods hit the state earlier this month. Psychiatrists in Srinagar say that there has been a remarkable increase in the number of patients who were suffering from "early symptoms" of PTSD. PTSD is a condition that develops after an individual goes through a terrifying ordeal that involves physical harm or the threat of a physical harm. "The condition develops amongst the people who may have gone through some physical harm or might have witnessed their loved ones or the people around them being harmed," Dr Bashir Ahmed, a psychiatrist at a medical camp said. According to doctors, PTSD patients suffer "panic attacks" if any event reminds them of the ordeal they ha...
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No NOC for groups, now it’s self-certification
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SRINAGAR, Sep 25: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said his government has decided to allow self-certification by groups, organisations or persons that relief material being brought in by them for the flood-hit state would not be sold in the market . The state government's decision came in the wake of criticism over its earlier order which entailed seeking a 'no objection certificate (NOC)' from the state's resident commissioner in Delhi or the Srinagar Deputy Commissioner for bringing in relief material. "Noting problems faced with genuine relief (material), this order has been modified to allow for self-certification by groups/organisations/individuals bringing in relief material," Omar wrote on micro-blogging site twitter. The Chief Minister said while there was ...
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Guv prorogues both Houses of J&K Legislature
Omar briefs about flood relief operation
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SRINAGAR, Sept 25: Governor Jammu and Kashmir N N Vohra, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him under Section 53 of the State Constitution, issued orders today to prorogue both Houses of the State Legislature. In the meanwhile, the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah met Governor here at the Raj Bhavan today. In an hour long meeting, the Chief Minister briefed the Governor about the damage and destruction caused by the colossal floods in the state and the ongoing status of the relief, rescue, repair and restoration operations. They also discussed the medium and long term steps required to be taken for securing against such calamities in future. The Governor and the Chief Minister, inter-alia, also discussed ongoing dewatering, restoration of health care and sanitary conditions, road an...
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Zone wise Task Force constituted in Srinagar
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SRINAGAR, Sept 25: Zone wise Special Task Force (STF) comprising 3 officers each has been constituted to oversee relief, rehabilitation initiatives taken by the government and restoration of public utilities viz., power, water, LPG, fuel and medical supplies besides sanitation and dewatering in Srinagar district. According to the Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Khunmoh falls in zone A, Nowgam, Sanat Nagar falls in zone B while Buchwara, Nandwara, Harwan falls in zone C and HMT, Zainakote falls in zone D. Similarly, Batmalloo, Chattabal, Safakadal falls in zone E, Khanyar Kothibagh falls in zone F while Zadibal, Soura, Zoonimar falls in zone G and Rambagh, Gogjibagh falls in zone H. In the meanwhile, the Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar also constituted Niabat wise teams in district Srin...
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CM’s Relief Fund
Govt appeals employees to contribute 1 day salary
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SRINAGAR, Sept 24: All the government employees including members of All India Services in the state have been requested to contribute one day salary towards the Chief Minister’s Flood Relief Fund. As per the circular issued by the General Administrative Department, several parts of the state have been struck by the natural disaster-unprecedented floods, causing huge loss of life and property thus in order to express solidarity with the flood affected people and to provide succor to them, all the employees have been requested to contribute their bit. For this purpose, the account has been opened with the J&K Bank Moving Secretariat Srinagar, with Account number 0110040100001275, IFSC Code: JAKA0MOVING The drawing and disbursing officers will collect/receive the contribution and deposit...
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Kashmir’s civil society creates flood relief coordination system
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SRINAGAR, Sep 24: A group of civil society activists today activated Kashmir Floods Inter-Organisational Coordination System with diverse actors involved in flood rescue and relief with an objective of ensuring equitable, transparent and accountable relief distribution. According to a press release, the system will be fed by information from local, national and international organisations and government agencies engaged in emergency relief, leading to the creation of a centralised information system that is expected to help in prioritising relief actions and the geographical areas. At the first coordination meeting held at Srinagar today, representatives of local, national and international non-governmental organisations, faith-based charity groups, business and commerce chambers and ...
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Agri Deptt pegs Rs 3675-Cr losses in Kashmir
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SRINAGAR, Sept 24: The agriculture sector across the Valley has suffered an overall loss of Rs 3675 Cr in ravaging floods. As per the damage report prepared by the Agriculture Department Kashmir, the floods have damaged agricultural crops across the valley extensively. Out of the 3 Lakh Hectare cropped area in Kashmir division around 1.35 Lakh Hectare have been fully damaged and the remaining 1.65 Lakh Hectare have been severely affected due to incessant rains, drop in temperature and disease. The loss in terms of production has been assessed at 8,54,213 MT in respect of cereals, 5,08,492 MT in respect of vegetables, 14,02,472 MT of fodder , 1773 MT of pulses and 11 MT of saffron. The overall loss has been assessed as Rs 3675 Cr. As per the SDRF norms the department has calculated,...
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LA employees donate one day’s salary
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SRINAGAR, Sept 22: The employees of Assembly Secretariat volunteered to donate one day’s salary towards Chief Minister’s Relief fund for the relief and rehabilitation of victims of recent floods in Kashmir valley. Decision to this effect was taken by Speaker, Legislative Assembly, Mubarak Gul in a meeting of officers of Assembly Secretariat today. The meeting expressed solidarity with all those people who were hit by this unprecedented disaster. He hoped that the state government would utilize all its resources to rehabilitate these people. He appealed people to help each other in this hour of crisis. ...
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Apex body seeks inquiry into Kashmir flood fury
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SRINAGAR, Sep 22: An apex body formed on Monday to deal with the aftermath of floods in Jammu and Kashmir has sought an inquiry into the loss of life and property in summer capital Srinagar by what it termed was 'criminal negligence of government'. The members of the body named 'State Economic Reconstruction Forum' (SERF) met in the office of Kashmir Chambers of Commerce and Industry in Srinagar, demanding that the government constitute a "high level commission of inquiry to fix responsibility for the criminal negligence and incapacity that resulted in loss of lives, property and business." A senior member of the forum who didn't want to be named, said they are mulling to file a case in high court. "It is going to be a long drawn battle but we will take it to its logical conclusion." ...
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Gadkari meets Guv
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SRINAGAR, Sept 22: Union Minister for Surface Transport, Highways and Roads Nitin Gadkari accompanied by Minister of State, Prime Minister’s Office Dr Jitendra Singh met Governor N N Vohra here at the Raj Bhavan today. Gadkari and the Governor discussed various issues relating to the aftermath of the devastation caused by the unprecedented floods in the state, particularly the serious damage caused to the road network and the washing away of several important bridges. The Governor also raised with Gadkari the importance of speeding up the completion of ongoing 4-laning of the Jammu- Srinagar National Highway project, the need for establishing an alternate route to the existing Batote- Doda road, and the measures required to be taken to reduce the continuously growing number of fatal casu...
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