BJP sends relief materials to flood ravaged JandK

New Delhi, Sep 14 (ANI): Delhi BJP on Sunday flagged off a truck loaded with relief materials for the people stuck in flood ravaged Jammu and Kashmir. Delhi BJP President Satish Upadhyay flagged off the truck and said that the party is even ready to send their workers to the flood affected state for help in rescue operations. Meanwhile, many Kerala tourists stranded in the flood hit state of Jammu and Kashmir arrived at Delhi airport on Sunday and thanked the authorities for the help provided. Relatives were seen relieved to see their acquaintances as they returned safely from the valley. Jammu and Kashmir is facing the worst flood in half of a century where around 1.5 lakh people are still marooned. Sep 14, 2014

Subramanian Swamy suggests president rule for JandK, Politicos react

New Delhi, Sep 14 (ANI): BJP leader Subramanian Swamy commenting on the separatist pelting stones at rescue officers said that the best option for Jammu and Kashmir would be to go under presidential rule for at least a year and then have fresh elections. Slamming Swamy for his comment, NPP Chief Bhim Singh said that there is no provision for presidential rule in state and that his statement stinks of old BJP power games. SP leader Gaurav Bhatia, condemning Swamy’s statement said that it’s ill-timed and that the priority should be to bring normalcy in the valley. Sep 14, 2014

Air Traffic Control works round the clock to monitor rescue ops in flood hit Kashmir

Srinagar, Sep 14 (ANI): Air Traffic Control undauntingly took up the challenge of monitoring aircrafts and choppers making numerous sorties throughout the day to rescue the victims of devastating floods that disrupted normal life in Kashmir. Air Commodore B Balachandran, said on Sunday that the enhanced number of operations demands involvement of more controllers which keep them on their toes all the time. He added that it is a continuous flow and that is how the personnel can maximise the effort, he added. Meanwhile, Flight Lieutenant Nikita Bharadwaj said the coordination among all three armed wings of India is helping meet the goals. Sep 14, 2014

Mumbai local train derails at CST station

Mumbai, Sep 14 (ANI): Mumbai local train got derailed on Sunday morning thereby affecting Harbour line services. The suburban train got derailed while it was entering CST station. The officials soon took steps so that the commuters don’t face problems. However, no casualty has been reported. Sep 14, 2014

Lifestyle expo 'Aalishan' brings Pak culture to India

New Delhi, Sept 14 (ANI): Lifestyle expo 'Aalishan Pakistan' saw both the exhibitors and shoppers in high spirits on day three of the exhibition, being held in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. Shoppers came in huge numbers to get a piece of Pakistani garments, accessories, home décor essentials, footwear's, handicrafts, and jewelry. Exhibitors too expressed their joy over the phenomenal response and said such events should be repeated to promote peace and harmony between the neighboring nations. Aalishan Pakistan' is an initiative of TDAP to further build on the efforts of the governments of Pakistan and India to normalize trade between the two countries. The exhibition has over 350 stalls displayed in hall no 14 and 18 of Pragati Maidan. Sep 14, 2014

Vivek Oberoi celebrates his 33rd B'day with Cancer Patients

Mumbai, Sept 14 (ANI): Bollywood Actor Vivek Oberoi celebrated his 33rd birth day by organizing a special screening of Mary Kom for the kids of Cancer Patients Aid Association (CPAA) at IMAX, Mumbai. Well that's indeed a sweet gesture Vivek! Sep 14, 2014