News Topic:Rail Transport
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his visit to Jammu, made significant announcements and inaugurated numerous development projects on Tuesday.
The Northern Railways is inching closer to connecting Kashmir with the rest of the railway network in India, as it will start services Baramulla to Sangaldan sections.
Last week when the valley received fresh snowfall, pictures of a train navigating through intense snowfall went viral on social media.
The newly constructed line spanning 14.869 kilometres in the Banihal-Khari section of Firozpur Division is set to be inaugurated.
In a significant development, the Northern Railways is all set to start work on the 50-kilometers Baramulla- Uri stretch in Kashmir, for which tenders have been floated.
Amid fresh snowfall in Kashmir Valley including Srinagar, most flights have been cancelled and others have been delayed so far at ‘International’ airport here on Monday.
The body of a man missing for the past 20 days has been recovered from the waters of the Jhelum River in the Safa Kadal area of central Kashmir's Srinagar district.
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In a move aimed at bolstering law enforcement apparatus, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir has promoted a total of 716 officials to their next ranks.
Police, along with security forces, apprehended four militant associates affiliated with proscribed outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba in Kulgam, recovering a cache of arms.