SRINAGAR HIGHWAY

  • J&K floods: Relief operations underway to restore communication and reconnect the valley September 13, 2014

    Jammu: A week after the devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir the focus is now on relief work and reconnecting the Valley. The Army and Border Roads Organisation hoping to repair and reopen the JammuSrinagar highway could still take four more days. The Army is also saying it's working to restore...
  • JammuSrinagar highway closed for third day September 6, 2014

    Jammu: The 300kmlong JammuSrinagar National Highway was closed for vehicular traffic for the third consecutive day due to landslides at various places on the road, police said. The highway was closed on Thursday due to landslides, washing of road patches and flooding at various places, police said. Hundreds of vehicles,...
  • JammuSringar National Highway closed after snowfall January 22, 2014

    Srinagar: The 294km SrinagarJammu national highway has been closed due to heavy snowfall. The Jawahar Tunnel and Patnitop areas of the key road are blocked. Srinagar has received 6 inches of snow since Tuesday night. The MET Department has said a fresh Western Disturbance (WD) would affect Jammu and Kashmir...
  • Srinagar continues to freeze, JammuSrinagar highway closed again January 9, 2014

    It is yet another snowy day in the valley with Srinagar receiving 23 inches of snow, in the hinterland we have received 12 feet of snow. Jammu and Kashmir highway has been closed again due to which inter district traffic has been affected. Met department has predicted snow will...
  • Srinagar highway shut; avalanche warning issued February 23, 2013

    Srinagar: The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway remained closed for the second day on Saturday even as fresh snowfall across Kashmir prompted authorities to issue an avalanche warning in higher reaches of the Valley. "The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway is closed for vehicular traffic due to continuous snowfall on either side of Jawahar...
  • IAF airlifts 550 stranded people in J&K January 21, 2012

    Srinagar/Jammu: With hundreds of people left stranded due to inclement weather, the IAF on Saturday launched fresh operation by ferrying 550 passengers including 300 civilians between the two capital cities. "The first special flight from Jammu has arrived here and the passengers from Srinagar are boarding the plane now," Kashmir Divisional...
  • J&K: IAF to evacuate people stranded on highway January 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) will evacuate civilians from JammuSringar Highway. Heavy snowfall on the national highway has left nearly 3000 vehicles stranded. Military personnel stuck in the area have already been evacuated. The highway was reopened on Tuesday but the 300kilometre stretch is completely blocked now. Another...
  • Delhi: Dense fog delays 65 flights, 30 trains January 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Dense fog in many parts of North India on Friday affected rail as well as air traffic with 30 trains running late and more than 60 flights delayed. The PatnaDelhi Rajdhani was among the trains delayed, a Northern Railway Spokesperson said Purshottam Express, Vaishali Express and Jansadharan Express were...
  • Power restored in some parts of Kashmir January 9, 2012

    Srinagar: Freezing cold prevailed in Kashmir Valley on Monday where Gulmarg recorded a low of minus 14.5 degree Celsius but there was some respite for people of the city and parts of north Kashmir as electricity was restored after three days. Communication woes, however, continued for the people of the Valley...
  • Kashmir power woes could abate by Monday evening January 9, 2012

    The Kashmir Valley on Sunday experienced its coldest night this winter. The Jammu Srinagar highway is shut for the third consecutive day today. But the power crisis could abate. A 400 kilowatt line has been repaired, and Kashmir has started getting power from the Northern Grid. The administration says the...
  • J&K Highway closed for 2nd day due to snowfall January 15, 2011

    Jammu: The 300km long JammuSrinagar National Highway, only surface link between Kashmir and rest of the country, remained closed for the second consecutive day on Saturday due to heavy snowfall at two stretches with over 400 vehicles stranded on the road. "The highway remained closed for second day today due to...
  • Army men in Jammu fighting fog and snow January 14, 2011

    JammuSrinagar highway was closed due to heavy snowfall and jawans at International border are facing problems. ...
  • It's a tale of misery at the JammuSrinagar highway February 7, 2008

    Srinagar: No supplies coming in, no travellers able to leave it's a tale of misery on the JammuSrinagar National Highway. CNNIBN correspondent, Mufti Islah is at highway with more details. ...
  • Heavy snowfall in Kashmir strands tourists January 19, 2008

    Srinagar: Continuous snowfall in the last three days has isolated Kashmir from the rest of the world. With air, road and rail traffic severely affected, tourists are stuck. Desperate to go home, travel agent Judith Watson from Britain is losing patience. For the third time in three days she is making...
  • Kashmir Highway opens after 13 days March 23, 2007

    Srinagar: The strategic JammuSrinagar Highway was opened for oneway traffic on Friday afternoon after remaining closed for 13 days due to landslides triggered by heavy rains in Jammu and Kashmir. "The JammuSrinagar highway was thrown open today and nearly 2,000 stranded Srinagarbound vehicles would reach here by this evening," Kashmir divisional...
  • Snow, rain wreck J&K; schools shut March 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Just when Jammu and Kashmir begins to wish away the winters, rain and snow hit back with a vengeance. Over the past one week, the state has been lashed with heavy rains and snow, blocking the arterial JammuSrinagar highway, hence cutting it off from the rest of the country. On...
  • J&K: Uplifting woes of stranded people March 1, 2007

    Jammu/Banihal: As the IL 76 lands, thousands of waiting passengers looked up restlessly only too glad to see their one route of escape. Mubashir, a labourer from Kashmir and his nineyearold son Majid have been stranded at the Jammu bus stand, alongwith over 10,000 others for the past few...
  • Hundreds stranded in J&K snowfall December 8, 2006

    Srinagar: The JammuSrinagar highway is the Valley's only fragile surface link to the rest of the country, but even if there is a small amount of rainfall like, people get stranded on the road. The link's been closed for four days now with over 300 tourists and hundreds of vehicles...