Restrictions lifted ‘in toto’ on NH from May 27

Restrictions lifted ‘in toto’ on NH from May 27

SRINAGAR: “Following a review of the security situation in the state and of the requirement of security forces’ convoys, the Governor has decided to lift the remaining restrictions on civilian movement on the National Highway (NH-44) connecting Jammu to Srinagar with effect from Monday, 27.5.2019,” said a press release issued by the J&K Government’s information […]

Ramadan shopping hit as Pakistani dresses stop coming via LoC trade

Ramadan shopping hit as Pakistani dresses stop coming via LoC trade

Srinagar: Pakistani designer dresses which have been trending in Kashmir for many years now are not so readily available in markets these days, after the cross-LoC trade was suspended by the Indian government. This has badly affected supplies in market and hugely escalated the prices. Pakistani ethnic wear has huge demand in Kashmir especially during […]

NC leader slams Modi for creating ‘humanitarian crisis’ in Kashmir

NC leader slams Modi for creating ‘humanitarian crisis’ in Kashmir

Srinagar: The National Conference leader Sheikh Mustufa Kamal on Friday slammed Narendra Modi for creating a “humanitarian crisis” in Kashmir by banning civilian traffic on national highway. “During its stint in power, the BJP has only amplified the hate against minorities particularly Muslims. This is not the idea of India which was visualized by the […]

Transporters call shutdown in south Kmr on Tuesday against toll tax

Transporters call shutdown in south Kmr on Tuesday against toll tax

SRINAGAR: South Kashmir Transporters Association has called for a complete shutdown on Tuesday (May 14) against levying of toll tax by National Highways Authority of India on the Srinagar-Jammu highway. The toll is being collected by NHAI at toll post Kachkoot Sangam in Bijbhara area of Anantnag district. Bilal Ahmad Dar, President Sumo and Temp […]

KEA protests toll tax on highway commuters

KEA protests toll tax on highway commuters

SRINAGAR: Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) held a protest demonstration here Saturday against government’s decision to impose toll tax on all types of vehicles plying on Srinagar-Jammu highway. The members of KEA assembled here in Press Enclave chanting slogans like “revocation of toll tax” , “we want justice”, and ” total tax will affect our business”. […]

Govt has failed to upkeep Kashmir highway: Sagar

Govt has failed to upkeep Kashmir highway: Sagar

Srinagar: Alleging that the Governor administration and Government of India (GoI) have failed to upkeep the Srinagar-Jammu national highway, the National Conference (NC) leader on Saturday said the need of hour is to make other routes connecting Kashmir with rest of country fullyfunctional. General Secretary of NC Ali Muhammad Sagar, in a statement here, said […]