Killer Highway!

Killer Highway!

The Srinagar Jammu highway has yet again consumed the lives of people. Eleven people, including four women and five children, were killed and four others injured when a cab they were travelling in skidded off a road and fell into a deep gorge in Ramban district. The SUV, carrying 15 passengers from Chaderkote to Rajgarh, […]

Isolated Karnah residents protest for tunnel

Isolated Karnah residents protest for tunnel

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: Residents of Karnah in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district staged a protest demonstration on Tuesday here in Srinagar, demanding construction of the Sadna tunnel at Sadhna pass. Scores of protesters from Tehsil Karnah assembled here in Press Enclave, chanting slogans such as “We want construction of Sadna tunnel” and “We want justice”. Sheikh […]

Schools in Kashmir open after over 3-month winter vacation

Schools in Kashmir open after over 3-month winter vacation

SRINAGAR: Schools in Kashmir opened Monday after remaining closed for more than three months for winter vacations. The schools in the region were closed in December last year for winter vacations and were scheduled to reopen on March 5. However, the government decided to extend the winter vacation by a week in view of the […]

BRO starts snow clearance on Sonamarg road

BRO starts snow clearance on Sonamarg road

Sonamarg: The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) Tuesday began snow clearance operation on Sonamarg Road from Gagangir (12-km). Officials said that the Gagangir-Sonamarg stretch on the Srinagar-Leh highway is closed every year in December following heavy snowfall. The BRO, responsible for the maintenance of the highway, have pressed into service snow cutters and clearing machines. Hung […]

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