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  • Jammu-Srinagar highway reopens after four days as valley takes snowfall break

    Jammu-Srinagar highway reopens after four days as valley takes snowfall break

    The only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country, the highway was closed on Monday after snowfall across Jawahar Tunnel and multiple landslides in Banihal-Ramban sector.

    January 17, 2020
  • Srinagar-Jammu national highway reopens after 4 days

    Srinagar-Jammu national highway reopens after 4 days

    An official of the Traffic Control Room said, 'Srinagar-Jammu National Highway has been thrown open for traffic at 1000 hours after the muck left behind by the landslides and snowfall was cleared off.'

    December 16, 2019
  • Jammu-Srinagar National Highway opens for traffic again

    Jammu-Srinagar National Highway opens for traffic again

    The 300 km long Jammu–Srinagar highway was closed for vehicular traffic due to snow and landslides.

    November 12, 2019
  • Season’s first snowfall in Kashmir, Gulmarg witnesses temperature in minus

    Season’s first snowfall in Kashmir, Gulmarg witnesses temperature in minus

    The snowfall has been moderate in the plains of Kashmir while the upper region witnessed heavy snowfall.

    November 7, 2019
  • Intense cold in J-K after rain and snow; avalanche hits Jawahar Tunnel, many roads closed

    Intense cold in J-K after rain and snow; avalanche hits Jawahar Tunnel, many roads closed

    The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir to the rest of the country, remained closed for the second day

    January 22, 2019
  • 10 dead, 15 injured as minibus falls down 200-feet-deep gorge in J-K

    10 dead, 15 injured as minibus falls down 200-feet-deep gorge in J-K

    According to the Deputy Inspector General of Police, the death toll might go up as the rescue operation was still in progress and the condition of some of the injured was stated to be 'critical'.

    October 6, 2018
  • Jammu-Srinagar highway remains closed

    Jammu-Srinagar highway remains closed

    The Jammu-Srinagar national highway remained closed for the fourth consecutive day on Thursday as authorities said landslide clearance work is still in progress. “No traffic will be allowed on the highway as road clearance operations are on at Battery Cheshma and some other parts of the road,” a traffic department official said. At least 2,000...

    February 15, 2018
  • Four dead in highway mishap

    Four dead in highway mishap

    Four persons were today killed when a car skidded off the road and rolled down into a deep gorge in Ramban area on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, the police said. A car travelling from Ramban to Srinagar fell into a 400-feet deep gorge while negotiating a curve at Kela Morh, about 150 kms from here,...

    September 20, 2017
  • 4,477 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

    4,477 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

    A fresh batch of 4,477 pilgrims on Saturday left winter capital Jammu to perform the Amarnath Yatra after the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was restored for traffic. "Comprising 3,298 males, 986 females and 193 sadhus, the yatris left the Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas in 136 vehicles escorted by the security forces", officials said. The convoy of...

    July 1, 2017
  • Jammu-Srinagar highway closed for 4th day

    Jammu-Srinagar highway closed for 4th day

    The strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway remained closed on Saturday for the fourth consecutive day due to fresh landslides in Ramban district of Jammu region. "Due to fresh landslides at some places and shooting stones triggered by rain, it has been decided that no traffic will be allowed to move on the highway today (Sunday)," traffic...

    April 8, 2017
  • Jammu-Srinagar highway closed for 2nd consecutive day

    Jammu-Srinagar highway closed for 2nd consecutive day

    The strategic Jammu-Srinagar National Highway remained closed on Thursday for the second consecutive day due to landslides in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir. "Incessant rain during the last 24 hours has triggered multiple landslides on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway in the Ramban sector," traffic department officials here said. "Keeping in view the safety of...

    April 6, 2017
  • One-way traffic allowed on Jammu-Srinagar highway

    One-way traffic allowed on Jammu-Srinagar highway

    Only one-way traffic was allowed on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway on Saturday because of bad condition of the road. "Traffic will move from Srinagar to Jammu but no vehicle will be allowed in the opposite direction," a traffic department official said here. "These restrictions will also apply to army convoys and paramilitary forces." Due to...

    February 25, 2017
  • One-way vehicular movement allowed from Jammu to Srinagar

    One-way vehicular movement allowed from Jammu to Srinagar

    One-way vehicular movement was allowed on Wednesday on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, an official of the traffic department said. "Traffic will be allowed from Jammu to Srinagar today (Wednesday)," the official said. No movement of vehicles would be allowed on the highway in the opposite direction. This will also apply to the army and paramilitary...

    February 8, 2017
  • One-way traffic opened on Jammu-Srinagar highway

    One-way traffic opened on Jammu-Srinagar highway

    One-way traffic will be allowed on the strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway on Wednesday, officials here said. "Vehicles will be allowed to move from Srinagar to Jammu only. No vehicle will be allowed to move on the highway in the opposite direction. "This restriction will also apply to army and paramilitary convoys moving on the highway,"...

    February 1, 2017