News Topic:Transport

‘SoPs being framed for resuming public transport, tourism’

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, P K Pole Monday said that the administration in Kashmir is busy in thorough consultations with the stakeholders and experts to frame Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for resuming public transport and re-opening tourist places in Kashmir.

Burn our vehicles or allow us to resume work: Transporters

The transporters operating in Jammu and Ladakh services on Saturday demanded authorities to allow them to resume their services and said that they will follow the guidelines in letter and spirit.

Kashmiri transporters stage protest in Srinagar

Kashmir transporters on Thursday staged a protest to urge the government to allow the local transporters resume their services too as they have faced huge losses since lockdown was enforced in the Valley in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.

Sumo drivers ‘dying of starvation’ in Shopian

Kashmir has been witnessing lockdown virtually since August 05 last year. Our reporter visited the houses of some drivers who are finding it really hard to meet their both ends.

Chakka Jam across JK makes people suffer

SRINAGAR — Transporters across Jammu and Kashmir are observing Chakka Jam today against the government decision to install GPS device in the commercial vehicles and...

South Kashmir parts shut against toll tax imposition

SRINAGAR — Several parts of southern Kashmir on Tuesday observed complete shutdown against the imposition of toll tax.South Kashmir Transporters Association had called for...

Traders, transporters protest levying of highway toll tax

SRINAGAR — Traders and transporters on Wednesday staged a strong protest against government’s decision to impose toll tax on all types of vehicles plying...

Govt hikes passenger fare in Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar: The state government today announced hike in passenger fare in Jammu & Kashmir for different means of transport services.Addressing a press conference, Minister...

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Pulwama man electrocuted by low-hanging power line, locals blame PDD negligence

A young man, who was the father of two small kids, died today after he got electrocuted with a low-hanging high-tension (HT) electric line in Pulwama district.

Waheed Para calls for SIT probe into mysterious death of Pulwama man

People's Democratic Party (PDP) Youth President Waheed Ur Rehman Para on Friday visited the family of Abid Manzoor Dar in Barsoo Awantipora area of Pulwama district.

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