Govt to come up with multiple parking slots in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: The governmentis coming up with multiple parking lots in next ten years in Srinagar to overcome frequent traffic jams – which is causing difficulties to commuters and shoppers. Government is planning to construct over 14 surface and sub-basement parking spaces and 4 more multilevel parking lots in different parts of Srinagar city. As per […]

Air connectivity resumes, Jmu-Sgr highway closed

Efforts to clear 4,000 stuck vehicles, official

Air connectivity resumes, Jmu-Sgr highway closed

Srinagar: Even as air connectivity from Kashmir valley restored completely on Sunday, efforts are on to restore the road connectivity on Jammu Srinagar Highway where 4,000 vehicles have got stuck following fresh landslides at Ramban area. The highway that remained closed for vehicular traffic for the fourth consecutive day, with officials saying that they are […]

Air traffic resumes partially at Srinagar Airport

Kashmir highway, Mughal road shut for third consecutive day

Air traffic resumes partially at Srinagar Airport

Srinagar: Aerial traffic was partially restored at Srinagar Airport on Saturday but the Srinagar-Jammu highway continues to remained shut for third consecutive day leaving hundreds of commuters stranded. An official of Airport Authority of India confirmed that flight operations resumed at the airport after seven days saying that only 14 flights were able to arrive […]

Snow shuts Sgr-Jmu highway, air traffic

MeT predicts dry weather from today

Snow shuts Sgr-Jmu highway, air traffic

Srinagar: Fresh spell of snowfall on Friday resulted in closure of Srinagar-Jammu highway as well as suspension of aerial traffic for seventh consecutive day. Authorities on Thursday shut the strategic highway for vehicular traffic after snowfall and landslides occurred at different places on the arterial road. A traffic department official said that the roads have […]

Cold, fog disrupts life across Valley

Air connectivity hit for third consecutive day

Cold, fog disrupts life across Valley

Srinagar: While cold intensified across valley, foggy conditions that prevailed all through Sunday, led to total disruption of air traffic leading to cancelling of all the 28 scheduled flights from Srinagar Airport. Director Airport Srinagar, Santosh Dhoke, told Kashmir Reader that all 28 flights were cancelled due to the poor visibility. “Low visibility continued to […]

Low visibility disrupts air traffic

All 27 flights at Srinagar Airport cancelled, Srinagar-Jammu highway closed for traffic today

Low visibility disrupts air traffic

Srinagar: Low visibility triggered by dense fog in Kashmir disrupted entire air traffic at Srinagar Airport on second straight day on Saturday. All the 27 flights to and from Srinagar were cancelled due to poor visibility, said Director Srinagar Airport Santosh Dhoke. The flights which were cancelled include 24 commercial and three cargo flights. They […]

Dense fog hits flight ops at Srinagar Airport

11 flights cancelled; Srinagar-Jammu highway restored for traffic

Srinagar: Dense fog engulfed Kashmir resulting in disruption and cancellation of flights at Srinagar Airport on Friday. As many as 11 flights were cancelled in the afternoon at Srinagar Airport due to the prevailing low visibility caused by prevailing fog for the second consecutive day. Director Airport Srinagar Santosh Dhoke told Kashmir Reader all 11 […]

SMC unable to carry out de-slitting of drains due to funds crunch

Srinagar: The shortage of funds has hit Srinagar Municipal Corporation’s activity of clearing drains resulting in frequent water logging in the city. SMC commissioner Khursheed Ahmad Sanai acknowleged the civic body has not been able to carry out de-siltation of drains due to funds crunch. Since March, he said they have been writing to higher-ups […]

High Court seeks govt response over electrocution of minor boy in Bandipora

SRINAGAR: The J&K High court has called response from government over the electrocution of minor boy in Mantrigam, Bandipora after coming in direct contact with 3300Kv electric line which was left lying open in his village on November 17, 2018. The court of Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey while seeking response from respondents within two weeks […]

Ban of polythene defied by shopkeepers in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Despite blanket ban imposed on the use of polythene bags in Srinagar city, the shopkeepers and vendors continue to violate the orders. Srinagar drainage authority wing blames use of polythene as the main reason of blockade of drains. Shopkeepers in many areas including Batamaloo market, Maisuma, Qamarwari, Parimpora Bus Stand and other markets continue […]