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 […]

Cops on poll duties, traffic woes worsen in Srinagar

Cops on poll duties, traffic woes worsen in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Traffic woes have worsened in Srinagar ahead of the parliamentary polls, with the Traffic police getting short on manpower because of their deployments for election duties. Commuters had tough time at several intersections in the city, with people complaining of absence of traffic policemen. At Bemina Chowk, commuters complained, they were stuck for hours, […]

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 […]

Overcrowded buses a harassment for girl students in Budgam

Overcrowded buses a harassment for girl students in Budgam

BUDGAM: For most girl students from this central district, the slogans of ‘Beti Bachaw Beti Padhao’ sound hollow, as the slogan and the crores of rupees spent on the scheme “haven’t changed the ground situation” for them. The slogans are written all over, but “we don’t even have proper bus facilities to schools and colleges,” […]

Don’t let students drive two-wheelers without documents: Police tells schools

Don’t let students drive two-wheelers without documents: Police tells schools

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir traffic police on Saturday issued an advisory to all the educational institutions asking them not to allow School children to drive scooties, motor cycles without crash helmet, driving licenses and valid documents. “It has been noticed that students of different educational institutions within the limits of City Srinagar uses scooties, […]

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 […]

Base built for street light becomes hazard in busy Soura market

Base built for street light becomes hazard in busy Soura market

Srinagar: Installation of a street light left midway, at the base itself, has become a major hazard for motorists at Soura. The Power Development Department constructed the concrete base for the high mast streetlight, just opposite the gate of maternity hospital, in 2018. As the streetlight was never erected, the base protruding from the road, […]

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