Hasnain Masoodi urges Parliament to lift highway curbs in Kashmir

Hasnain Masoodi urges Parliament to lift highway curbs in Kashmir

New Delhi: National Conference leader and Member of Parliament from Anantnag, Hasnain Masoodi on Wednesday said the state of Jammu and Kashmir was at risk of suffering losses of Rs 2,000 crore due to restrictions on civilian vehicles on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway. Raising the issue in Parliament, Masoodi said, “With a cold storage capacity […]

KCCI concerned our downslide in inbound tourism

KCCI concerned our downslide in inbound tourism

SRINAGAR: The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Friday said that our state despite having huge tourism potential has been lagging far behind to push inbound tourist inflow a it is witnessing a significant downslide as compared to other states. In a statement issued here president Sheikh Ashiq Ahmad the State of Jammu and […]

KCCI for early resumption of Cross LOC trade

KCCI for early resumption of Cross LOC trade

Srinagar: The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Thursday extended its full support of Chamber to the Cross LOC Trade Association and ensure them that every necessary step will be taken to safeguard the interests of traders and the resumption of Cross LOC trade with the fool proof mechanism. This during a meeting of […]

Amaranth Yatra: Highway restrictions hitting pilgrim inflow to Vaishnodevi shrine

Amaranth Yatra: Highway restrictions hitting pilgrim inflow to Vaishnodevi shrine

SRINAGAR: The restrictions imposed by authorities on highway connecting Jammu to Srinagar for smooth travel of Amarnath pilgrims, has severely hit pilgrim inflow to Vaishnodevi shrine in Katra, with tourism stake holders there seeking immediate revocation of these curbs. The restrictions have also hit tourist flow to main tourist spot of Patnitop and other adjoining […]

Yatra restrictions hampering Kashmir tourism, say stakeholders

Yatra restrictions hampering Kashmir tourism, say stakeholders

Srinagar: The restriction on movement of civilian vehicles on Amarnath Yatra routes are hampering tourism in Kashmir Valley during the peak season, people with stakes in the industry said Sunday. The stakeholders raised the concern during an interaction here with Tourism Department Secretary Rigzian Sampheal, who assured them that steps would be taken to address […]

Dictatorial order: Masoodi on highway ban

Dictatorial order: Masoodi on highway ban

Srinagar: The National Conference leader and member of Parliament Hasnain Masoodi on Sunday decried banning civilian traffic on the highway, saying the diktat has put people to unnecessary duress. “It is a dictatorial order. The diktat will hamper the economic activity of traders. The highway is no less than an artery, it is our lifeline. […]

FUTAK asks govt to revoke highway restrictions

FUTAK asks govt to revoke highway restrictions

Srinagar: The Federation of University Teachers Associations of Kashmir (FUTAK) – an amalgam of the teacher’s associations of the University of Kashmir, Central University of Kashmir, IUST and SKAUST-Kashmir – on Sunday called for the revocation of restrictions on the movement of civilian vehicles in the wake of ongoing Amarnath yatra. A spokesperson of the […]

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