6 killed, 12 injured in road accident in Udhampur

6 killed, 12 injured in road accident in Udhampur

Six persons have been killed and 12 injured in a road accident in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir. The accident took place late on Sunday evening in Sarori village when the driver of the bus carrying a marriage party...
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Jammu-Srinagar highway shut due to landslides near Udhampur

Jammu-Srinagar highway shut due to landslides near Udhampur

The vital Jammu-Srinagar national highway was closed for the traffic due to heavy landslides that occurred about 15 km from here today. The authorities said the restoration of traffic on the highway could take two days. As per reports, the...
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Nandni tunnel develops cracks within 30 months of its Inauguration

Nandni tunnel develops cracks within 30 months of its Inauguration

The Nandani tunnels on the Jammu-Srinagar highway have developed major leakages within 30 months of their inauguration. The leakage in the tunnels, 25 km from Jammu, is posing a serious threat to connectivity on the national highway, which also connects...
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Alert sounded after 6 men hijack vehicle in Udhampur

Alert sounded after 6 men hijack vehicle in Udhampur

Close on the heels of the attack on Amarnath pilgrims in Anantnag, a high alert was sounded in the Jammu region after six youths allegedly hijacked a vehicle on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway late on Tuesday night. Official sources said...
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Udhampur gets Radio Station, Passport Kendra

Minister of State in the PMO, Jitendra Singh, today laid the foundation stone of a 10-kW FM transmitter with studio facility at Malhar. Speaking on the occasion, Singh said the establishment of the radio station at Udhampur was a pending...
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Union ministry ‘exposes’ MP’s claims on toll exemption

Union ministry ‘exposes’ MP’s claims on toll exemption

The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has denied having received any written correspondence or submission from Jammu and Kashmir, seeking exemption of toll tax at Ban Toll Plaza set up on the Jammu-Udhampur National Highway. The ministry’s posit...
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One gunman killed, Three CRPF men wounded in suspected militant attack in Udhampur

One gunman killed, Three CRPF men wounded in suspected militant attack in Udhampur

Terrorists on Monday attacked a CRPF camp on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Kud area of Udhampur District, according to SSP of Udhampur. One terrorist has been killed in encounter with security personnel while 3 CRPF jawans have been injured in...
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Udhampur residents protest Deputy Commissioner’s transfer

Udhampur residents protest Deputy Commissioner’s transfer

Protests continued for the second consecutive day today against the transfer of Udhampur Deputy Commissioner Dr Shahid Iqbal Chowdhary, who has been shifted as Additional Secretary to the office of the Chief Minister in Srinagar. Crossing party lines, represen...
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Passengers face the heat as two trains to Katra suspended

Passengers face the heat as two trains to Katra suspended

Commuters availing the Jammu-Udhampur rail services are facing hardships due to less frequency of the Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) trains. The Railways has suspended two of the four DMU trains to extend express trains to Katra, the base camp of...
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Schools in Doda, Udhampur closed after avalanche warning

Schools in Doda, Udhampur closed after avalanche warning

The authorities on Saturday ordered closure of all schools in Udhampur and Doda districts following an avalanche advisory by meteorological department . “Following the avalanche advisory issued by the MeT department in the wake of ongoing heavy rainfall ...
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