Srinagar Highway

  • J&K floods: Relief operations underway to restore communication and reconnect the valley 1 week ago

    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 re-open the Jammu-Srinagar highway could still take four more days. The Army is also saying it's working to restore...
  • Jammu-Srinagar highway closed for third day 6 days ago

    Jammu: The 300-km-long Jammu-Srinagar 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,...
  • Jammu-Sringar National Highway closed after snowfall January 22, 2014

    Srinagar: The 294-km Srinagar-Jammu 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, Jammu-Srinagar highway closed again January 9, 2014

    It is yet another snowy day in the valley with Srinagar receiving 2-3 inches of snow, in the hinterland we have received 1-2 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...
  • 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 300-km long Jammu-Srinagar 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

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

    Srinagar: No supplies coming in, no travellers able to leave — it's a tale of misery on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway. CNN-IBN 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 June 18, 2007

    Srinagar: The strategic Jammu-Srinagar Highway was opened for one-way traffic on Friday afternoon after remaining closed for 13 days due to landslides triggered by heavy rains in Jammu and Kashmir. "The Jammu-Srinagar highway was thrown open today and nearly 2,000 stranded Srinagar-bound vehicles would reach here by this evening," Kashmir divisional...
  • Snow, rain wreck J&K; schools shut June 17, 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 Jammu-Srinagar highway, hence cutting it off from the rest of the country. On...
  • J&K: Uplifting woes of stranded people June 16, 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 nine-year-old 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 Jammu-Srinagar 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...