QAZIGUND

  • J&K: Top Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist killed in Qazigund January 20, 2014

    A top Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist was killed in a gunbattle with security forces in Kashmir's Anantnag district on Monday. A selfstyled district commander of Hizbul Mujahideen outfit, Javed Ahmad alias Salfi, was killed in the gunfight in Shamspora village at Qazigund, police said. Acting on a tipoff that some militants were hiding...
  • Anantnag: Police and locals clash after train runs over 2 people August 18, 2013

    Anantnag: Clashes between police and residents of Qazigund took place in Anantnag district on Saturday evening after two senior citizens were run over by a train at a railway crossing. Angry villagers turned violent after the mishap, angry villagers turned violent. The situation has been brought under control. Two persons were...
  • J&K: Pir Panjal tunnel, the longest in India, inaugurated by PM June 26, 2013

    Banihal: After a long wait, the Pir Panjal tunnel, the country's most difficult and strategically important tunnel in Banihal near Jammu is ready and was inaugurated by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday. It is 11 km long and is already being described as an engineering marvel. It is being...
  • J&K: PM Manmohan Singh inaugurates Pir Panjal rail tunnel June 26, 2013

    Srinagar: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday inaugurated the 11km Pir Panjal rail tunnel in Banihal. The tunnel will connect the Kashmir valley to rest of the county. It is believed to be India's longest and Asia's second longest tunnel. The tunnel has been constructed at an estimated cost of Rs...
  • J&K: PM Manmohan Singh to inaugurate Pir Panjal rail tunnel June 26, 2013

    Srinagar: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday will inaugurate the 11km Pir Panjal rail tunnel in Banihal. The tunnel has been constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 1,300 crore and taken almost seven years to complete. It will reduce the distance between the BanihalQazigund section from 35 km (by...
  • PM, Sonia to launch rail link to Kashmir on June 25 June 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The muchawaited railway section linking Kashmir valley with rest of the country will be launched on June 25 when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi jointly flag off the first train. The 18kmlong section between Banihal in Jammu and Qazigund in Kashmir will provide an...
  • Crucial Kashmir rail link to open November 15, 2010

    Srinagar: The train link from Qazigund to Baramulla which was affected due to the 4 month long crisis will soon reopen. This popular 120km long rail link was affected by the unrest in the Kashmir valley. It has been waiting for a green signal for the past four months. Protesters...
  • Lalu makes Bihar happy, JK feels neglected February 14, 2009

    Srinagar: It is a dream turned sour for the railway ministry the ambitious project of taking the train to Kashmir, cutting across the Pir Panjal range, seems to be falling apart. The railways had suspended work on the 125km Katra Qazigund link for the last six months, arguing that the...
  • 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...
  • Kashmir to get train service from August April 9, 2008

    Kashmir: The first train across the Kashmir valley is scheduled to begin its run from August this year. And most people have big expectations of the world's second highest railway line. It will start running from Qazigund to Baramullah in August and Union Railway Minister Lalu Prasad is planning to inaugurate...