The state government also provided its initial assessment of losses, pegging it at 100 thousand crore rupees.
After the floods, Omar and his administration was missing for more than 15 days.
Some shopkeepers opened their shops after 10 days. Others sifted through merchandise to gauge losses.
No help from authorities, civilians take up rescue work.
Shocked rescue workers hurriedly arrange for a funeral, burying the infant in a wet corner.
With no communication the roads leading to Srinagar disconnected, little help is coming from outside.
Even as the water level of the Jhelum crossed the danger mark, there was no warning from the government.
The Srinagar office of The Indian Express is housed in a shopping arcade which lies on the banks of the Jhelum.
There was no warning from the government, no monitoring of the river by the administration.
For god’s sake, what is the option other than talks (for resolution of issues), said J&K CM Omar Abdullah.
Hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has called for unity among separatists.
Omar said the cancellation of talks was not due to ceasefire violations.
One soldier Naik Neeraj Kumar who was injured during the operation succumbed to his injuries.
Some believe this decision has lent credence to the view of separatists, who see Indo-Pak talks as a futile exercise.
This is not for the first time that separatists have met the Pakistan High Commissioners or political heads before the talks.
Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani said the Centre’s decision was a “vindication” of the separatist position.
The Congress too found the move “strange and an ironical” saying Basit was “feting” the Kashmiri separatists.
This is the second major attack by militants at Pampore in the past three days.
The Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani refused to comment on Modi’s visit saying they had no expectations from it.
The government, however, sought time to make a decision.
Tells Army to cooperate with probe.
‘Surrenders’ to Mumbai Police for ‘involvement’ in Pune blast.
A rusted white signboard still greets visitors to “the second coldest place in the world”—as Drass was known until 1999.
Jaitley, service chiefs to pay tribute today.
Senior Abdullah lost the recent Lok Sabha polls from Srinagar constituency, the first electoral defeat since he joined politics.
The decision has been taken in view of the sentiments of party workers, Cong leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said.
Official figures put the number of Israeli tourists visiting Kashmir and Ladakh at 8,000-10,000 per year.
Hours before lecture, police invoked Section 144 that bans the assembly of four or more persons at a public place.
Geelani asked people to contribute towards Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, the separatist organisation founded by him.
HC was hearing a petition by the survivors asking the court to monitor re-investigation in the case.
Human rights activist Imroz has questioned the proceeding of the court martial by BSF terming it a cover-up attempt.
Security forces fire at protesters, 1 dies
The Hurriyat chairman said his separatist amalgam would soon start consultations with other separatists to build a “national consensus” over the issue.
The Hurriyat leader was speaking at a blood donation camp organised by his party at Hyderpora Wednesday.
Though Jaitely said he is satisfied of the security situation in the state, he ducked a question on the Armed Forces Special Powers Act.
In October 2010, he was arrested after police raids across Kashmir. Since then, he has been behind bars.