This is the first time movement of trucks and buses has been affected since the confidence building measures (CBM) were put in place several years ago.
J&K CM Omar Abdullah expressed his extreme disappointment over Army's decision to close the Pathribhal fake encounter case and said the state law authorities will be asked to examine options to address this "serious" matter.
Cross LoC trade and bus services now hangs in balance after being put on hold following bilateral stand-off over narcotics smuggling.
With ceasefire agreement in focus, this was the first follow up meeting between the rivals after their DGMOs met at Wagha on December 24.
At least three militants are believed to have died in a fierce encounter that started in a north Kashmir village in the afternoon.
The government has finally decided to start implementing the 220-kv power transmission line that would link the arid Ladakh desert with the national grid.
Hurriyat Conference, Kashmir’s main separatist amalgam that existed in three factions for many years, now has a fourth grouping, this one led by Shabir Shah.
The agitation following the killing of three youths in the Machchil encounter had claimed the lives of 124 civilians and left around 2,600 injured.
The overall performance is only 34%, which is eight per cent below the achievements they recorded in the first half of 2012-13.
"It speaks about new change which, we hope, will also reflect the new mindset on Kashmir issue" Mirwaiz Umer Farooq said.
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