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Srinagar-Jammu highway remains closed for third day

The Jammu-Srinagar highway remained closed on Friday for the third consecutive day due to fresh snowfall and landslides at some place on the strategic 300 km-long road, a traffic department official said. “There have been landslides at some places along the Ramsoo-Ramban stretch of the highway due to heavy rain in the area, while fresh […]

Kashmir highway remains closed for seventh straight day

The Jammu-Srinagar highway on Tuesday remained closed to traffic for the seventh day in a row with authorities trying to restore it by the day end as landslide debris removal was on in full swing. “The landslide at Marog in Ramban-Ramsoo sector has been almost cleared. But two fresh landslides have occurred in the sector […]

Jammu-Srinagar highway remains shut for 6th day

Jammu, Feb 11: The Jammu-Srinagar highway remained closed for the sixth consecutive day on Monday, stranding hundreds of vehicles and creating a crisis of essential supplies in the Kashmir Valley. “Even as hectic landslide clearance operation was on in the Ramsoo-Ramban sector, a massive landslide hit the highway at Marog on Sunday, delaying the opening […]

Jammu-Srinagar Highway Remains Closed, Weather Improves

No vehicular movement would be allowed on the highway keeping the safety of travellers in mind, the senior traffic department official told IANS. “The huge avalanche that hit the tunnel on the Qazigund side on Tuesday is yet to be cleared. “The avalanche could have caused a massive disaster had it hit the highway a […]

Delhi’s air quality remains ‘severe’ for 4th consecutive day

New Delhi: Delhi’s air quality remained in the ‘severe’ category for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday as meteorological conditions continued to be unfavourable for dispersion of pollutants, authorities said. The city is facing its worst pollution crisis since Diwali. While the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data showed the overall air quality index (AQI) […]