At minus 3.7 Srinagar records coldest night this winter

At minus 3.7 Srinagar records coldest night this winter

Srinagar recorded the coldest night this winter as the minimum temperature dipped to minus 3.7 degrees Celsius even as Leh town continued to reel under extreme sub-zero temperatures. The night temperature across Kashmir division, including Ladakh region, stayed below the...
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High Court restricts entry of taxis in Srinagar city

High Court restricts entry of taxis in Srinagar city

In a decision likely to affect thousands of commuters, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court today directed the Traffic Police authorities not to allow entry of Tata Sumos and other taxis coming from other districts into the city. The directions...
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Expedite construction of Semi-Ring Road: Baseer Khan

Expedite construction of Semi-Ring Road: Baseer Khan

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed the officials to expedite the pace of work on all developmental works within stipulated deadline. The Div Com was speaking at a meeting to review the progress on Semi Ring Road, NH...
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Subway on cards to unclog Jahangir Chowk Airport road

Subway on cards to unclog Jahangir Chowk Airport road

The state government has decided to construct a subway to decongest the Jehangir Chowk-Airport road. “The city traffic authorities and superintending engineer of the Public Works Department have been asked to visit the Barzulla bridge and submit a report abo...
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Srinagar continues to reel under braid chopping fear

Srinagar continues to reel under braid chopping fear

A knock at the door early in the morning makes Asiya Farash, a house maker, suspicious. Since the mysterious braid choppers cut her neighbour’s braids, she suspects everyone who passes by her house at Batamaloo here. The repeated knocks increase...
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New deadline for Jehangir Chowk flyover is June ’18

New deadline for Jehangir Chowk flyover is June ’18

After missing several deadlines, the J&K Government has set a new deadline for the Rambagh-Jehangir Chowk flyover. The project, which has been hanging fire since 2013, would now be completed in June 2018. The statement to this effect was made...
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Joint Resistance leadership slams Govt over Downtown Curbs, Closure of Schools

Joint Resistance leadership slams Govt over Downtown Curbs, Closure of Schools

Joint separatist leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik on Friday slammed the government for once again turning Downtown Srinagar into a “military fortress”, barring people from offering prayers at Jamia Masjid...
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Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh flyover to miss 3rd deadline this year

Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh flyover to miss 3rd deadline this year

Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh flyover is all set to miss another deadline this year as over 150 laborers from other states have left their work after some of their colleagues were roughed up by mob. Officials said the laborers were roughed up...
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Traffic jams pester Srinagarities

Traffic jams pester Srinagarities

Commuters faced tough time on Tuesday due to massive traffic jams in various areas of the summer capital. Traffic came to a grinding halt in city centre areas including Jehangir Chowk, Budshah Chowk, Residency Road, Maulana Azad Road, Regal Chowk,...
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Militants attack CRPF cavalcade near Sanat Nagar

Militants attack CRPF cavalcade near Sanat Nagar

Militants attacked a cavalcade of paramilitary CRPF in Sanat Nagar in Srinagar area in outskirts of Srinagar on Tuesday. According to sources, two motorcycle-borne militants attacked CRPF convoy comprising two to three vehicles belonging to Charle/29 headquart...
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