You are here: Home » PTI Stories » National » News
Business Standard

Significant improvement of situation in Srinagar

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Increased public activity in - the summer capital of - hinted at return of normalcy in the city, even as some other facets of life continued to remain affected due to the separatist- sponsored strike.

"Public transport has significantly improved in and elsewhere. Apart from cabs and auto-rickshaws, a large number of buses are plying in the city," officials said.



They said there has also been a significant increase in inter-district transport connecting the summer capital with the other district headquarters of the Valley.

While most of the shops, fuel stations and other business establishments were shut across Kashmir, many of these outlets were open in few areas in the interior city, in the civil lines as well as in the outskirts of the city.

"The situation has improved a lot.More shops are now opening and there is more transport with each passing day.The vendors are doing business as usual.All this hints at return of normalcy in the city, where many routes witnessed traffic snarls," they said.

However, most of the schools and other educational institutions were closed.

They said similar reports of increased public activity were received from most of the other district headquarters of the Valley

The separatists, who are spearheading the ongoing agitation since the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani n July 8, have been issuing weekly protest programmes.

They have been announcing periodic relaxation in the strike on few days of the week. They have announced a 15-hour relaxation from 4 PM this evening.

As many as 86 people, including two cops, have been killed and several thousand others injured in the ongoing unrest in the Valley. Around 5000 security forces personnel have also been injured in the clashes.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

RECOMMENDED FOR YOU

Significant improvement of situation in Srinagar

Increased public activity in Srinagar - the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir - hinted at return of normalcy in the city, even as some other facets of life continued to remain affected due to the separatist- sponsored strike. "Public transport has significantly improved in Srinagar and elsewhere. Apart from cabs and auto-rickshaws, a large number of buses are plying in the city," officials said. They said there has also been a significant increase in inter-district transport connecting the summer capital with the other district headquarters of the Valley. While most of the shops, fuel stations and other business establishments were shut across Kashmir, many of these outlets were open in few areas in the interior city, in the civil lines as well as in the outskirts of the city. "The situation has improved a lot.More shops are now opening and there is more transport with each passing day.The vendors are doing business as usual.All this hints at return of normalcy in the city, ... Increased public activity in - the summer capital of - hinted at return of normalcy in the city, even as some other facets of life continued to remain affected due to the separatist- sponsored strike.

"Public transport has significantly improved in and elsewhere. Apart from cabs and auto-rickshaws, a large number of buses are plying in the city," officials said.

They said there has also been a significant increase in inter-district transport connecting the summer capital with the other district headquarters of the Valley.

While most of the shops, fuel stations and other business establishments were shut across Kashmir, many of these outlets were open in few areas in the interior city, in the civil lines as well as in the outskirts of the city.

"The situation has improved a lot.More shops are now opening and there is more transport with each passing day.The vendors are doing business as usual.All this hints at return of normalcy in the city, where many routes witnessed traffic snarls," they said.

However, most of the schools and other educational institutions were closed.

They said similar reports of increased public activity were received from most of the other district headquarters of the Valley

The separatists, who are spearheading the ongoing agitation since the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani n July 8, have been issuing weekly protest programmes.

They have been announcing periodic relaxation in the strike on few days of the week. They have announced a 15-hour relaxation from 4 PM this evening.

As many as 86 people, including two cops, have been killed and several thousand others injured in the ongoing unrest in the Valley. Around 5000 security forces personnel have also been injured in the clashes.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

image
Business Standard
177 22

Significant improvement of situation in Srinagar

Increased public activity in - the summer capital of - hinted at return of normalcy in the city, even as some other facets of life continued to remain affected due to the separatist- sponsored strike.

"Public transport has significantly improved in and elsewhere. Apart from cabs and auto-rickshaws, a large number of buses are plying in the city," officials said.

They said there has also been a significant increase in inter-district transport connecting the summer capital with the other district headquarters of the Valley.

While most of the shops, fuel stations and other business establishments were shut across Kashmir, many of these outlets were open in few areas in the interior city, in the civil lines as well as in the outskirts of the city.

"The situation has improved a lot.More shops are now opening and there is more transport with each passing day.The vendors are doing business as usual.All this hints at return of normalcy in the city, where many routes witnessed traffic snarls," they said.

However, most of the schools and other educational institutions were closed.

They said similar reports of increased public activity were received from most of the other district headquarters of the Valley

The separatists, who are spearheading the ongoing agitation since the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani n July 8, have been issuing weekly protest programmes.

They have been announcing periodic relaxation in the strike on few days of the week. They have announced a 15-hour relaxation from 4 PM this evening.

As many as 86 people, including two cops, have been killed and several thousand others injured in the ongoing unrest in the Valley. Around 5000 security forces personnel have also been injured in the clashes.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

image
Business Standard
177 22

Upgrade To Premium Services

Welcome User

Business Standard is happy to inform you of the launch of "Business Standard Premium Services"

As a premium subscriber you get an across device unfettered access to a range of services which include:

  • Access Exclusive content - articles, features & opinion pieces
  • Weekly Industry/Genre specific newsletters - Choose multiple industries/genres
  • Access to 17 plus years of content archives
  • Set Stock price alerts for your portfolio and watch list and get them delivered to your e-mail box
  • End of day news alerts on 5 companies (via email)
  • NEW: Get seamless access to WSJ.com at a great price. No additional sign-up required.
 

Premium Services

In Partnership with

 

Dear Guest,

 

Welcome to the premium services of Business Standard brought to you courtesy FIS.
Kindly visit the Manage my subscription page to discover the benefits of this programme.

Enjoy Reading!
Team Business Standard