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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No let up in strike against shifting of batamaloo bus stand

No let up in strike against shifting of batamaloo bus stand

Traders and transporters continued to protest against the shifting of the General Bus Stand from Batamaloo to Parimpora. They threatened to launch an agitation if their demand is not met. The transporters also continued with the shutdown in the Batamaloo...
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Schools remain Shut, Curbs cripple Downtown: Ismail killing fallout

Schools remain Shut, Curbs cripple Downtown: Ismail killing fallout

Friday prayers disallowed at Jamia Masjid for 2nd week A day after Lashkar-e-Toiba chief Abu Ismail and his aide were killed in a gunfight with government forces, most educational institutions in Kashmir remained closed while authorities didn’t allow congreg...
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First phase of Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh flyover to be completed by Oct: Govt

First phase of Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh flyover to be completed by Oct: Govt

Government on Wednesday said the construction work on Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh flyover was going on in “full swing” and the first phase of the project—from Rambagh to Amar Singh College—will be completed by October 2017. Economic Reconstruction Agency (E...
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Srinagar records hottest night of season

Srinagar records hottest night of season

Srinagar recorded the hottest night of the season so far at 22 degrees, three degrees above normal, while there was no respite from hot and humid weather during the day in the Kashmir. A Met department official rain and thundershowers...
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