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 […]

Farooq Abdullah seeks Civil Aviation min’s intervention over exorbitant airfares

Farooq Abdullah seeks Civil Aviation min’s intervention over exorbitant airfares

New Delhi: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday meets Civil Aviation minister Suresh Prabhu at New Delhi and asked for his intervention in resolving the crisis of exorbitant fares charged by airlines on Delhi-Srinagar and Delhi-Ladakh routes. “Farooq underscored the need to impress upon airlines to bring down the rising airfares,” the statement issued […]

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 […]

75 % roads cleared, essential services restored: Div Com Jmu

75 % roads cleared, essential services restored: Div Com Jmu

JAMMU: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Kumar Wednesday said that more than 75 percent of roads in Jammu Division have been cleared and rest will be restored within two to three days which were blocked due to heavy snowfall and incessant rains. IG Traffic Alok Kumar, IGP Jammu Manish K Sinha and Deputy Commission Jammu Ramesh […]

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, […]

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