Curbs imposed in downtown, Eidgah march foiled

Curbs imposed in downtown, Eidgah march foiled

Srinagar: Streets in Kashmir valley wore a deserted look on Tuesday as people observed a complete shutdown in response to the call given by the Syed Ali Geelani-led Hurriyat Conference (G) to mark the death anniversaries of Moulvi Mohammad Farooq and Abdul Gani Lone and the martyrs of the “Hawal massacre”. Syed Geelani had urged […]

A decade now that downtown lost its great public rally

A decade now that downtown lost its great public rally

TANWEER AHMAD Srinagar: It is not so, today, but Srinagar’s downtown bustled with rallies and public activities on May 21, the death anniversary of Maulana Mohammad Farooq. In massive processions, men, women and children jostled with each other to make way towards the Eidgah martyrs’ graveyard. It has been a decade since that has last […]

Srinagar-Udhampur highway restrictions on Wednesdays lifted from next week

Srinagar-Udhampur highway restrictions on Wednesdays lifted from next week

SRINAGAR: The J&K Government has decided to lift restrictions on civilian traffic between Srinagar and Udhampur on NH-44 on Wednesdays with effect from May 13 (Wednesday next week). The prohibition on civilian traffic on this stretch would now only be on Sunday. In a statement, the government said that it had been reviewing the restrictions […]

Traffic restrictions all around SKICC

Traffic restrictions all around SKICC

Srinagar: The District Magistrate Srinagar has issued traffic advisory for Thursday to facilitate hassle-free movement of polling staff to SKICC Srinagar. The advisory said that traffic movement will be restricted from Nishat, Shalimar, Harwan and adjacent areas via Badyari Chowk & Gupkar. Similarly, traffic movement shall be restricted from Nishat, Shalimar, Harwan & adjacent areas […]

Medical prescriptions, lawyers’ ID cards to serve as travel passes

Medical prescriptions, lawyers’ ID cards to serve as travel passes

Srinagar: The J&K government on Tuesday said that medical prescriptions shall be treated as “travel passes” on the two days a week ban on civilian traffic on the national highway from Baramulla to Udhampur. “All medical emergencies shall be kept beyond the restrictions enumerated in the above-mentioned order and the medical prescriptions shall be treated […]

Jamia locked down again, curbs imposed in downtown

Jamia locked down again, curbs imposed in downtown

Srinagar: Government authorities on Friday disallowed weekly Friday prayers at the historic Jamia Masjid here and put Mirwaiz Umar Farooq under house arrest. Government forces blocked all routes leading to the mosque and sealed all the gates of the mosque. Policemen were seen questioning bystanders and anyone who tried to move towards the mosque. The […]

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