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Srinagar: Thousands of people have been left in lurch after traffic police authorities Monday stopped entry and exit of Tata Sumo and other taxi services coming from other districts into Srinagar and vice versa. This was followed by 2017 order of High Court and as per the order, “The traffic authorities have been told not to allow Tata Sumos and taxis coming from south and north Kashmir beyond the Pantha Chowk and Parimpora bus stands.”…

Srinagar: Vehicular traffic on the Jammu-Srinagar highway was halted on Saturday morning after heavy overnight rains triggered shooting stones and landslides in Banihal area of Ramban district, authorities said. The landslides took place on the highway in Banihal area early this morning after rains intensified from around 3 am in the area prompting authorities to shut the highway for vehicular traffic. Traffic was scheduled to ply from Jammu towards Srinagar today, officials said. They said…

Srinagar: After remaining suspended for around 11 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic train services resumed in the Kashmir Valley on Monday. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said this will enhance ease of movement and provide a big boost to the tourism sector. “Railways to resume train operations in Kashmir Valley on Banihal-Baramulla section from 22nd February, with two services operating initially,” Goyal tweeted. Earlier, the Railways said that no date has yet been fixed for…

There shall be no traffic on Jammu-Srinagar, the only surface link connecting Kashmir Valley with the outside world, on Friday. A traffic department official told that Friday has been declared as a dry day for maintenance and repairing of the thoroughfare. Meanwhile, Mughal road, connecting Shopian and Poonch districts, remained closed due to the snow accumulation. Srinagar-Leh highway was officially closed on the orders by Divisional Commissioner Kashmir on 30 December. (Syndicated feed from GNS)…

Srinagar: In view of the fresh snowfall, the authorities on Thursday suspended the vehicular movement along the Srinagar-Jammu highway as precautionary measure. Officials confirmed that due to the snowfall at Jawahar Tunnel the traffic from Jammu towards Srinagar has been stopped as precautionary measure. They said the commuters will be allowed to proceed towards their destination only after the road is cleared following improvement in weather conditions Air traffic at Srinagar Airport remained temporarily suspended…

Srinagar: The authorities on Monday temporarily suspended the traffic movement on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway due to landslides at Shahbanbas in Banihal area of Ramban district. Traffic authorities said that the road was closed at around 5 am in the morning due to landslides. They said that men and machinery are on job for road clearance and as soon as the road will be cleared, the condition of the road will be reviewed after which the road…

Srinagar: The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was closed for traffic on Monday due to fresh snowfall and landslides in Ramban district, officials said. Over 300 vehicles have been stranded due to the closure of the highway. The 270-km highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country, was blocked by a landslide in Ramban district, they said. Traffic has been halted due to snowfall at Jawahar tunnel, they said, adding men and…