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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…

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: 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…

Banihal: Bodies of two youth belonging to Kupwara district in north Kashmir were recovered from a vehicle in Banihal area of Ramban on Sunday afternoon, who apparently have died of severe cold (Hypothermia), officials said. Official sources said that the duo on way to Jammu from Kupwara was found dead inside an Automobile vehicle bearing registration number (JKO9B-7358) today afternoon. They identified the duo as Shabir Ahmed Mir son of Abdul Rashid Mir and Majid…

Srinagar: Authorities on Tuesday said that vehicular traffic will remain suspended on the Srinagar-Jammu highway in the wake of bridge collapse at Kela Morh, Ramban. However, National High Authority of India (NHAI) has proposed Bailey bridge as an interim measure so that one-way traffic is allowed for vehicles carrying essential vehicles. Talking to news agency KNO, ADGP Traffic T Namgyal said: “the bridge at Kela Morh in Ramban has damaged, there has to be concrete…

Srinagar: The traffic authorities on Sunday evening announced that there will be no vehicular movement allowed on the Jammu-Srinagar highway, the only surface link connecting Kashmir with the outside world, on Monday. https://twitter.com/Traffic_hqrs/status/1348287998886961152?s=20 Modifying its earlier announcement of allowing traffic from Jammu towards Srinagar and vice-versa, the traffic authorities said that no traffic can be allowed due to sudden damage of bridge at Kela Morh, Ramban. “There is no optional carriageway available,” the officials added.…

Srinagar: The authorities on Thursday said that for the maintenance and undertaking major repairs on National Highway-44, four days have been kept as traffic dry days when no vehicle would be allowed to ply on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway. Officials said that Deputy Director PWD department in a communique to ADGP traffic, Jammu has requested him to notify the dates, which has been kept as traffic dry days on NH-44, to the concerned traffic officials.…

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…

Srinagar: The strategic 434-km Srinagar-Leh highway was closed for traffic after fresh snowfall along the Zojila Pass. An official said that the traffic movement on the highway was suspended as a precautionary measure after the fresh snowfall. He said it is snowing in upper reaches including health resort Sonamarg and Zojila pass on the highway. The historic Mughal Road too has been closed for vehicular traffic due to fresh snowfall that started on Monday morning.…

Sopore: Dozens of traders from Fruit Mandi Sopore staged a protest at Asia’s second largest Fruit Mandi in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday against the authorities for allegedly stopping their fruit-laden trucks along the Srinagar-Jammu highway. The protesters said that they are suffering heavy losses due to the alleged stoppage of fruit laden trucks along the highway. The protesters said that the continuous stoppage of hundreds of fruit laden trucks loaded from this mandi by…