KASHMIR RAIL

  • Killing of two youths gruesome, avoidable, says Omar Abdullah July 1, 2013

    Srinagar: Describing as tragic the death of two youths allegedly in Army firing, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said such "avoidable" incidents negate attempts being made by the Centre to bridge the emotional distance between the state and rest of the country. "I do not have the...
  • Kashmir rail project: railways admits lapses February 10, 2011

    A day after CNNIBN exposed the failures in the crucial Kashmir Rail Link Project, the Railways has accepted there are problems on ground. The govt could lose a few hundred crores in the much delayed Kashmir rail link project. Local geologists in Jammu say the railways could have saved themselves the...
  • Kashmir rail link project in a mess? February 8, 2011

    New Delhi: Is the prestigious Kashmir Rail Link project doomed to fail? CNNIBN has accessed official audiorecordings of a key meeting between senior railway officials, which reveal critical construction failures, and a possible cover up, as India's and the Railway's prestige was at stake. During the meeting, former member of...
  • Bridge on Chenab river to be world's highest June 14, 2010

    Two years after work was stopped at the Chenab bridge on the Kashmir rail link, the design has finally got a safety clearance. ...
  • Kashmir's rail dream over? Railways suspend work February 13, 2009

    Resai (Jammu and Kashmir: The 125km long KatraQazigund rail link, which will finally bring the Kashmir Valley on the railway map, has been suspended. The prestigious mountain rail project is now turning out to be an embarrassment for the railways following apprehensions that the track alignment is unsafe. So the Railway Ministry's...