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Hizb terrorists escape custody, re-arrested (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 29 (IANS) Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants, arrested for an assassination bid on a Congress MP, escaped from police custody Wednesday night but have been rearrested, police said Thursday.Inspector ... Read more...

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Hizb militants escape from police custody


March 29th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 29 (IANS) Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants, under arrest for allegedly making an assassination bid on Congress MP Lal Singh in 2004, have escaped from police custody, officials said.Police ... Read more...

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Landslides block Srinagar-Jammu highway again


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 22 (IANS) Landslides and shooting stones Wednesday blocked the Srinagar-Jammu highway even as the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) started road clearance operations early morning, an official said.According to ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall blocks Srinagar-Jammu highway again


February 15th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 15 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammu highway, which was briefly opened a day earlier to clear stranded traffic, was again closed Wednesday due to fresh snowfall."It is snowing in Banihal ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway closed, avalanche warning


February 14th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 14 (IANS) Fresh snowfall and slippery road conditions blocked the Srinagar-Jammu highway for the second consecutive day Tuesday.Brigadier T.P.S. Rawat, chief engineer of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO), ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway closed for second day


February 5th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 5 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammu highway remained closed for the second day Sunday as fresh snowfall and shooting stones continued at vulnerable sectors of the road, an official said.Due ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway open for one-way traffic


January 22nd, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammu highway will remain open for one-way traffic Sunday, but only trucks and government-run buses will move from the summer capital to the winter capital.Inspector ... Read more...

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IAF sorties between Srinagar and Jammu begin (Lead)


January 21st, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) began flying sorties between Srinagar and Jammu with two flights leaving Srinagar airport Saturday afternoon carrying passengers stranded here due to ... Read more...

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One-way traffic likely on Srinagar-Jammu highway


January 20th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 20 (IANS) One-way traffic is likely to be restored Friday afternoon on the Srinagar-Jammu highway that has been closed for the last two days due to snowfall in ... Read more...

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Snowfall cuts off Kashmir from rest of country


January 16th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 16 (IANS) Life across Kashmir was hit for the second consecutive day Monday as moderate to heavy snowfall continued, cutting off the valley from the rest of the ... Read more...

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Heavy snowfall in Kashmir, avalanche warning issued (With Images)


January 15th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 15 (IANS) Heavy snowfall lashed the Kashmir Valley Sunday and the Srinagar-Jammu highway was closed for traffic to prevent accidents. The authorities have issued an avalanche warning for ... Read more...

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Heavy snowfall lashes Kashmir


January 15th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 15 (IANS) Heavy snowfall lashed the Kashmir Valley Sunday and the Srinagar-Jammu highway was closed for traffic to prevent accidents.Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Srinagar received six inches ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway opened to one-way traffic


January 9th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 9 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammu highway, struck by a massive avalanche, was Monday opened to one-way traffic, allowing supplies to reach the snowed-in Kashmir Valley from the state's winter ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway closed due to heavy snowfall


January 7th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 7 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammmu national highway remained closed for the second consecutive day following heavy snowfall at many places along the road.Chief engineer of the Border Roads Organisation, ... Read more...

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Amarnath pilgrimage resumes, 20,000 head for shrine (Lead)


July 4th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 4 (IANS) As the Amarnath pilgrimage resumed Monday after being halted for a day due to bad weather, around 20,000 pilgrims were allowed to move to the cave ... Read more...

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Over dozen Amarnath pilgrims injured in cane charge


July 2nd, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 2 (IANS) Over a dozen out of hundreds of protesting Amarnath pilgrims were injured in a cane charge by Jammu and Kashmir police to disperse them at Patnitop ... Read more...

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Jammu- Srinagar National Highway reopens


February 28th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Feb.28 (ANI): The Jammu- Srinagar highway, which connects Kashmir with the rest of the country, was reopened today, for vehicular traffic.All the essential supplies to Kashmir are routed through this ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall closes Srinagar-Jammu highway


January 30th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 30 (IANS) Fresh snowfall across the Kashmir Valley Sunday closed the strategic Srinagar-Jammu national highway as the minimum temperature rose above the freezing point after two months in summer capital ... Read more...

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Tourists throng Jammu and Kashmir’s Patnitop to enjoy snowfall


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanPatnitop (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan.3 (ANI): Scores of tourists thronged Patnitop in Jammu and Kashmir to enjoy the snowfall on Monday."I am happy to be here. The weather is ... Read more...

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BJP rally will be X-Mas spoiler, say Jammu residents


December 16th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may be gearing up for its "haha rally" here on Christmas Eve, but upset Jammu residents say it will be a big ... Read more...

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Slippery ice keeps Jammu-Srinagar highway closed


February 10th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 10 (IANS) The 294-km long Jammu-Srinagar highway remained closed for the fifth day Wednesday due to slippery conditions on the road link to the Kashmir valley, though the weather improved ... Read more...

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Kashmir to make environmental studies of cities, tourist spots


January 15th, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 14 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's environment and remote sensing department will conduct exhaustive studies on the environmental aspects of its two capital cities of Jammu and Srinagar, besides prominent tourist ... Read more...

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Jammu-Kashmir Highway still closed


January 19th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Jan 16 (ANI): The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, the lone road link between Kashmir and rest of the country remained shut for traffic for the second consecutive day today due to ... Read more...

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Jammu- Srinagar highway re-opened


January 17th, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Jan 17 (ANI): After an interruption of almost a day due to heavy snowfall, the Jammu- Srinagar Highway has been opened traffic.The 300 km Jammu- Srinagar highway which is the ... Read more...

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Jammu-Kashmir national highway closes due to snowfall


January 16th, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Jan.16 (ANI): The 300 km ammu-Srinagar national highway, which is the only surface link between Kashmir and rest of the country, was closed for traffic on Friday following a heavy ... Read more...

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Jammu-Srinagar national Highway closed after snowfall


January 16th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Jan 16 (ANI): The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, the lone road link between Kashmir and rest of the country is closed for traffic today due to heavy snowfall.The blockage was caused ... Read more...

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Power supply, road connectivity in 80 per cent areas of Kashmir Valley restored


February 10th, 2008 - 6:41 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, Feb 10 (ANI): A senior Jammu and Kashmir official has said on Sunday that power supply and road connectivity in 80 per cent areas of snow-bound Kashmir Valley has been restored. ... Read more...

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Intense cold wave continues to grip North India and Mumbai


February 10th, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 10 (ANI): Northern India continues to shiver under intense cold wave conditions as several regions reeled under extremely low temperatures.In Delhi temperature plummeted to 5.6 degrees Celsius with ... Read more...

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Jammu-Srinagar Highway reopens today


February 10th, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, Feb 10 (ANI): The Jammu-Srinagar Highway was reopened on Sunday after remaining closed for seven consecutive days following heavy snowfall and landslides.According to the state traffic department spokesman, the traffic ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall greets Srinagar


February 4th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, Feb 4 (ANI): Srinagar received fresh snowfall on Monday thereby bringing relief to the residents from the extreme chill that was sweeping the Valley for past few days. "We are happy after ... Read more...

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Snowfall blocks Srinagar-Jammu highway


February 3rd, 2008 - 6:54 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, Feb 3 (ANI): Traffic on Srinagar-Jammu national highway was suspended on Sunday following landslides at Panthal and heavy snowfall at Patnitop and Jawahar tunnel, officials said. The highway is the only road ... Read more...

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