Thu 18 09 2014
SRINAGAR:After a high level meeting of the state officials Thursday afternoon it was decided that the Civil Secretariat will function from the old Secretariat premises from Friday.
Srinagar:Civil Secretariat, the seat of Jammu and Kashmir, opened after 11 days but could not become operational as the ground floor of the seven-storey building is still under three feet of water.
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Junaid Rashid finally got his father on the phone today. For the past six days, he had no idea if his family in Srinagar city was safe. Rashid's family and an estimated 600,000 others have been stranded in India's flooded Kashmir region for the past week. In my 30 years, I haven't seen a flood like this," says Rashid, a doctor based in Delhi. An estimated 200 people have lost their lives on the Indian side of the contested border (another 250 or more are estimated to have died on the Pakistani side). As rescue operations continue, the number is only going up.