No civilian traffic during movement of convoys in Kashmir

No civilian traffic during movement of convoys in Kashmir

Srinagar: Civilian traffic will be restricted on highways and major roads in Jammu & Kashmir during the movement of convoys of army and paramilitary forces, Home Minister Rajnath Singh announced on Friday. In a veiled reference to separatists, Singh also said that security given to people getting funds from Pakistan and its intelligence agency ISI […]

Market checking, vigil on Kashmir-bound food trucks: Dr Kabir

Market checking, vigil on Kashmir-bound food trucks: Dr Kabir

JAMMU: On the directions of Commissioner Food Safety, Dr. Abdul Kabir Dar, various food markets across the state were inspected for ensuring the availability of safe and wholesome food to the consumers. Keeping in view the frequent closure of Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, the enforcement officers checked the quality of food items including livestock, fruits and […]

All eyes on highway as empty markets await supplies

All eyes on highway as empty markets await supplies

Srinagar: Markets in Kashmir are waiting with bated breath for supplies to resume after the Srinagar-Jammu highway re-opened for traffic on Tuesday after almost eight days of continuous closure. An acute shortage of food supplies in Kashmir has been caused by the highway closure, especially of fresh vegetables, mutton, poultry and fruits. According to locals, […]

Ensure availability of essential supplies: Guv

Ensure availability of essential supplies: Guv

SRINAGAR: Governor S P Malik has issued directions to the Divisional Commissioners of Kashmir, Jammu and Ladakh and all the Deputy Commissioners for expeditiously addressing the hardships being faced by people caused due to heavy snowfall and rains for the past few days. Governor asked the Deputy Commissioners to personally review and ensure prompt and […]

Stranded vehicles allowed to move towards Srinagar

Stranded vehicles allowed to move towards Srinagar

Banihal/Jammu: The Jammu-Srinagar Highway was reopened for one-way traffic on Tuesday after remaining closed for a week due to heavy snowfall and incessant rains in the region, officials said. Hundreds of Kashmir-bound stranded vehicles were given green signal on Tuesday afternoon after the roads were cleared for vehicular traffic, he said. The 270-km-long highway was […]

Avalanche warning issued

Avalanche warning issued

SRINAGAR: Divisional Administration Kashmir on Tuesday issued an avalanche warning for the next 24-hours for hilly and avalanche prone areas of Kashmir Valley, Leh and Kargil districts. “Avalanche warning valid for next 24 hours from February 12 (1700 hrs) to February 13, 2019 (1700 hrs) exists for avalanche-prone areas in Anantnag, Baramulla, Budgam, Kulgam, Kupwara, […]

After NTPC threat to curtail power supply, J&K decides to pay in parts

After NTPC threat to curtail power supply, J&K decides to pay in parts

SRINAGAR: The J&K Government’s Power Development Department (PDD) has decided to pay outstanding dues in parts to electricity generator NTPC after the latter threatened to curtail power supply from February 19 midnight to Jammu & Kashmir. The national company had warned PDD, which owes it Rs 1,600 crore, of restricting supply from its power stations […]

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