Traders at Batmaloo’s Pamposh Complex complain of terrible road state

Traders at Batmaloo’s Pamposh Complex complain of terrible road state

Srinagar: Shopkeepers at the Pamposh Shopping Complex Batamaloo are facing immense problems due to bad condition of road near the complex. The roads surrounding the complex are in a terrible state, for want to repairs over the years. “It is very difficult to even enter the complex because of the road. In bad weather condition […]

Kashmir doctors stand in solidarity with Bengal counterparts

Kashmir doctors stand in solidarity with Bengal counterparts

Srinagar: Doctors in Kashmir wore black bands on their arms on Friday to express solidarity with their counterparts in West Bengal who have been up in protest after an assault on junior doctors at a Kolkata hospital. At Government Medical College Srinagar, young doctors wearing black bands assembled to express their solidarity and to condemn […]

Electric buses for Srinagar ready in Jammu, but enroute charging a worry

Electric buses for Srinagar ready in Jammu, but enroute charging a worry

SRINAGAR: Due to the unavailability of road assistance on the Jammu-Kashmir National Highway, electric buses are yet to begin plying in Kashmir. Trials for electric buses were held in Jammu two months ago, and the buses were scheduled to reach Kashmir last month but are still yet to arrive. Managing Director, Jammu Kashmir State Road […]

Henna outlets witness Eid rush in Srinagar

Henna outlets witness Eid rush in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Despite the unfavourable weather conditions in Srinagar city this year, markets are brimming with traditional Henna stalls, where a huge rush of women customers were seen waiting for their turn. The trend of applying Henna increases during Eid celebrations, and Mehandi experts set up their stalls days before Eid to attract both women and […]

Jumat-ul-Vida: Mirwaiz presses for peace, wants end to violence

Jumat-ul-Vida: Mirwaiz presses for peace, wants end to violence

Srinagar: Clashes broke out outside Srinagar’s Jamia Masjid on the day of Juma-tul-Vida, the last Friday of Ramadan, which was also observed as Youm-e-Qudus and Youm-e-Kashmir (‘Palestine Day’ and ‘Kashmir Day’) at the call of Hurriyat Conference (G) leader Syed Ali Geelani. Thousands offered congregational prayers at the Jamia Masjid and the Mirwaiz, Muhammad Umar […]

As Eid nears, vendors and shoppers increase on streets; so do traffic jams

As Eid nears, vendors and shoppers increase on streets; so do traffic jams

SRINAGAR: Traffic jams have suddenly increased on Srinagar roads as vendors in the build-up to Eid have further strengthened their occupation of roadsides and footpaths. While traffic mismanagement continues to hassle people in Srinagar, local volunteers are helping people out of the grid-locks in the absence of traffic police. People in Srinagar are up in […]

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