Srinagar Master Plan turns ‘Commercial’, Residential Colonies turning into Business Centres

Srinagar Master Plan turns ‘Commercial’, Residential Colonies turning into Business Centres

With the authorities preparing the final draft of Srinagar Master Plan 20-15-35, it has been seen that scores of residential areas in the city are fast turning into commercial hubs. Housing Colonies in Srinagar city were well developed for residential...
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Karan Nagar gunfight ends, 2 Lashkar men killed

Karan Nagar gunfight ends, 2 Lashkar men killed

The nearly 30-hour-long gunfight in Srinagar city ended today with the killing of two holed up militants. The two militants were hiding in an under-construction multi-storey building at Karan Nagar after they failed to attack a Central Reserve Police Force...
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Essential commodities shortage hit various parts of Srinagar

Essential commodities shortage hit various parts of Srinagar

People in various areas of Srinagar complained of shortage of essential commodities and urged authorities to send fresh supplies without delay. “We are suffering immense hardships due to shortage of essentials for past week. The authorities have failed to su...
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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, staye...
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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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