Fresh landslide disrupts traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway, clearance operation underway

Fresh landslide disrupts traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway, clearance operation underway

Banihal/Jammu: A major landslide struck the Jammu-Srinagar Highway in Ramban district on Saturday, disrupting smooth movement of traffic which was restored after three days of closure owing to fresh snowfall and multiple landslides, officials said. The landslide completely blocked the highway near Maroog around 1 pm, leaving thousands of Kashmir-bound vehicles, which were allowed from […]

All eyes on highway as empty markets await supplies

All eyes on highway as empty markets await supplies

Srinagar: Markets in Kashmir are waiting with bated breath for supplies to resume after the Srinagar-Jammu highway re-opened for traffic on Tuesday after almost eight days of continuous closure. An acute shortage of food supplies in Kashmir has been caused by the highway closure, especially of fresh vegetables, mutton, poultry and fruits. According to locals, […]

Ensure availability of essential supplies: Guv

Ensure availability of essential supplies: Guv

SRINAGAR: Governor S P Malik has issued directions to the Divisional Commissioners of Kashmir, Jammu and Ladakh and all the Deputy Commissioners for expeditiously addressing the hardships being faced by people caused due to heavy snowfall and rains for the past few days. Governor asked the Deputy Commissioners to personally review and ensure prompt and […]

Stranded vehicles allowed to move towards Srinagar

Stranded vehicles allowed to move towards Srinagar

Banihal/Jammu: The Jammu-Srinagar Highway was reopened for one-way traffic on Tuesday after remaining closed for a week due to heavy snowfall and incessant rains in the region, officials said. Hundreds of Kashmir-bound stranded vehicles were given green signal on Tuesday afternoon after the roads were cleared for vehicular traffic, he said. The 270-km-long highway was […]

Avalanche warning issued

Avalanche warning issued

SRINAGAR: Divisional Administration Kashmir on Tuesday issued an avalanche warning for the next 24-hours for hilly and avalanche prone areas of Kashmir Valley, Leh and Kargil districts. “Avalanche warning valid for next 24 hours from February 12 (1700 hrs) to February 13, 2019 (1700 hrs) exists for avalanche-prone areas in Anantnag, Baramulla, Budgam, Kulgam, Kupwara, […]

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