TRAIN TO KASHMIR

  • Railway track blown up by militants in J&K March 7, 2011

    Srinagar: Militants on Monday night blew up a portion of a railway track at Nowgam in Kashmir Valley following which the train services have been suspended, police officials said. The ultras triggered a blast on the railway track at Soothoo, less than one kilometre from Nowgam Railway station at around 9.00...
  • Wheels of change may bring diplomacy on track June 21, 2008

    Budgam: More than 70,000 kms of a rail track which links the entire country could somehow never make its way to Kashmir. Now when it has, we take a look at what it means to the people of the Valley. Another interesting aspect to look into is track diplomacy. Read...
  • Rail link construction best solution to militancy June 21, 2008

    A fragile rock structure on one hand and an equally delicate security situation on the other This rail link passes through many militancyhit villages, villages which were an ideal combination of unemployment and inaccessibility. Here is the story on the track is the alternate road to peace. Read on... Ramban:...
  • 30 Minutes: Train to Kashmir, a century in the making June 21, 2008

    It's a project that's been a century in the making a train from Udhampur in Jammu to Baramulla in Kashmir, through mountains and across valleys, for close to 300 kilometres. It is a train whose makers hope it will reduce conflict, create jobs, and finally connect Kashmir to the...