Hurriyat condemns banning civilian traffic on highway during Amarnath yatra

Hurriyat condemns banning civilian traffic on highway during Amarnath yatra

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali Geelani and Hurriyat (M) led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Thursday condemned the government’s decision to ban civilian traffic on a stretch of the Jammu-Srinagar national highway for over five hours a day to allow incident-free passage to vehicles carrying Amarnath yatra pilgrims, saying the “anti-people diktat” be […]

KCCI seeks exemption of tourist vehicles from highway restrictions

KCCI seeks exemption of tourist vehicles from highway restrictions

Srinagar: The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) Tuesday raised the issue of restrictions on civilian traffic on the highway for Amarnath Yatra period with the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan. A delegation led by Senior Vice President KCCI Nasir Hamid Khan discussed the impact of the restrictions on various sectors of the […]

Highway restriction assault on Kashmir’s economy: JKSECC

Highway restriction assault on Kashmir’s economy: JKSECC

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Socio Economic Coordination Committee (JKSECC) – an amalgam of various trade, travel, transport, tourism, industrial, horticulture, contractors, educational, pharmaceutical, houseboat and other formations – has lambasted the state government on its latest diktat that restricts regular vehicular traffic movement on the highway and termed it as an assault on the […]

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 […]