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 […]

Another landslide in Ramban shuts down NH, 1700 vehicles stranded

Another landslide in Ramban shuts down NH, 1700 vehicles stranded

BANIHAL: The Jammu-Srinagar national highway was closed for traffic on Thursday due to a landslide in Ramban district that left over 1,500 vehicles stranded, officials said. The 270-km highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir to the rest of the country, was blocked by a landslide at Digdol area. As a result, over 1,500 heavy […]

1 feared dead, 2 injured as two trucks fell into gorges along highway

1 feared dead, 2 injured as two trucks fell into gorges along highway

Banihal/Jammu: One person was feared dead and two others injured in two separate road accidents on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway Sunday, police said. The accidents took place in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district, they said. In both incidents, the truck drivers lost control over the wheels when negotiating blind curves and their vehicles skidded off […]

Only stranded civilian vehicles allowed on Jammu-Srinagar highway

Only stranded civilian vehicles allowed on Jammu-Srinagar highway

Banihal/Jammu: Thousands of stranded civilian vehicles, mostly trucks carrying essential supplies to Kashmir, were allowed to run on Jammu-Srinagar national highway Sunday, the day restricted for movement of security convoys only. The normal one-way traffic on the 270-km highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country, was affected since Wednesday […]

1 2 3