Heavy rush in Srinagar markets, traffic jams all day

Heavy rush in Srinagar markets, traffic jams all day

Srinagar: Markets in Srinagar were abuzz with activity on Monday as people flocked to them to shop for Eid-ul-Fitr, likely to be celebrated on June 5 on the conclusion of Ramadan month. People were seen making a beeline outside shops that were selling mutton, chicken, bakeries, and sweets. Crackers and toy shops also witnessed good […]

Traffic advisory issued for Jumat-ul-Vida, Shab-e-Qadr

Traffic advisory issued for Jumat-ul-Vida, Shab-e-Qadr

SRINAGAR: The Traffic police Srinagar Wednesday issued route advisory for devotees coming from different areas towards Ziyarat Dargah Sharief Hazratbal for the celebrations of Jumat-ul-Vida falling on May 31 and Shab-e-Qadr on June 1st. North Kashmir: Vehicles coming from North Kashmir carrying devotees after reaching Shalteng have been asked to adopt Shalteng – Parimpora –Qamarwari […]

Road dividers meant to ease traffic end up making congestion worse

Road dividers meant to ease traffic end up making congestion worse

SRINAGAR: The road dividers, both plastic as well as iron, installed in different parts of the city have become a major source of congestion on Srinagar’s roads. The traffic police had installed these dividers in different areas of Old City and Civil Lines to streamline chaotic vehicular movement, but most of the dividers were either […]

Fix meet of stakeholders to explore traffic decongestion: HC tells Div Com

Fix meet of stakeholders to explore traffic decongestion: HC tells Div Com

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Tuesday directed Divisional Commissioner Kashmir to fix a meeting with stake holders for reducing traffic congestion in Srinagar City. Noted that intra-departmental cooperation was essential to reduce traffic congestion, the court said that in order to explore possibilities of traffic decongestion, steps be taken and examined in view of […]

Lack of a single designated parking space in Downtown bound to make traffic troubles worse

Lack of a single designated parking space in Downtown bound to make traffic troubles worse

SRINAGAR: Historic Downtown, Srinagar’s old city area, popularly known as ‘Shehr-e-Khaas’, is utterly lacking in parking spaces such that the locality does not have even a single one designated. There seems to be no end here to traffic messes and frequent jams, and difficulties to residents, commuters and shoppers are the inevitable result. The area […]

Vendors encroaching roadsides despite HC orders

Vendors encroaching roadsides despite HC orders

SRINAGAR: Despite the High Court’s order of removing street vendors from different parts of the state capital, many vendors are still to be seen occupying the city’s roads. Street vendors have occupied some places around Lal Chowk and Batamaloo, which hampers the smooth movement of traffic. As per the official data by the Srinagar Municipal […]

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