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Srinagar: City in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Srinagar, is the largest city and the summer capital of the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. It lies in the Kashmir Valley on the banks of the Jhelum River, a tributary of the Indus, and Dal and Anchar lakes. The city is known for its natural environment, gardens, waterfronts and houseboats. It is also known for traditional Kashmiri handicrafts like Kashmir shawls and also dried fruits. It is the northernmost city of India with over one million people.

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NIFT Srinagar holds first convocation ceremony of 31 students [Video]

NIFT Srinagar holds first convocation ceremony of 31 students

The first convocation of 31 students of National Institute of Fashion Technology Srinagar was held in Srinagar's Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre on April 09. Textiles Minister Smriti..

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Urs of Hazrat Sheikh Dawood Sahib observed in Srinagar [Video]

Urs of Hazrat Sheikh Dawood Sahib observed in Srinagar

The annual Urs Mubarak of famous Sufi saint Hazrat Sheikh Dawood Sahib (RA) popularly known as Batmol Sahib (RA) observed with zeal in Srinagar. Devotees thronged the shrine wearing mask to offer..

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Financial schemes awareness camp for handloom weavers held in Srinagar [Video]

Financial schemes awareness camp for handloom weavers held in Srinagar

To promote the handicraft and handloom weavers in the Valley, awareness camp was organized in Srinagar. Organized by the Industrial Co-operative Society (INDUSCOS) wing of the Department of Handicrafts..

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Locals laud construction of new Public Health Centre in JandK's Tailwani village [Video]

Locals laud construction of new Public Health Centre in JandK's Tailwani village

Locals of Anantnag's Tailwani village in South Kashmir have lauded the construction of a new type of Primary Health Centre (PHC). Construction of PHC is expected to be completed in a few weeks and is..

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Watch: Presence of terrorists suspected, Srinagar's Gulab Bagh cordoned off [Video]

Watch: Presence of terrorists suspected, Srinagar's Gulab Bagh cordoned off

Security forces reportedly cordoned off an area in Jammu & Kashmir's Srinagar after intel about the presence of terrorists. They are suspected to have been in the area from April 6 night. Soldiers and..

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Suspicious box found in Srinagar, details awaited [Video]

Suspicious box found in Srinagar, details awaited

Jammu and Kashmir Police recovered a suspicious box, lying on a road in Khayar area of Srinagar on April 05. Details are awaited as this is developing story.

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Watch: Gun-battle with terrorists in J&K, days after attack on BJP leader [Video]

Watch: Gun-battle with terrorists in J&K, days after attack on BJP leader

An encounter broke out with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian on April 3. The gun-battle between security forces and terrorists broke out in a forest area in Peer Ki Gali. This occurred days..

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National-level water sports coaching camp held in Srinagar [Video]

National-level water sports coaching camp held in Srinagar

A national-level water sports coaching camp to promote canoeing and kayaking is being held at Dal Lake. The camp is being organized to hone the players for the upcoming Olympics. 24 players from..

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Watch: Army man set to run from Kashmir to Kanyakumari in 50 days [Video]

Watch: Army man set to run from Kashmir to Kanyakumari in 50 days

Indian Army sport-person started on a mission to run 4,000 kms. Velu P set to run from Kashmir to Kanyakumari in 50 days. The athlete kicked off his run from Srinagar on Thursday. "My target is to..

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Cop killed in attack on BJP leader's house in Srinagar [Video]

Cop killed in attack on BJP leader's house in Srinagar

The wreath-laying ceremony of constable Rameez Ahmed, who lost his life at BJP leader Anwar Khan's residence performed at Srinagar on April 1. The Inspector General of Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said that..

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Terrorists attack BJP leader Anwar Khan’s residence in Srinagar, cop killed [Video]

Terrorists attack BJP leader Anwar Khan’s residence in Srinagar, cop killed

A house guard of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Anwar Khan was killed after his residence was attacked by terrorists on Thursday in Srinagar's Nowgam, Jammu and Kashmir police said. "One sentry..

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Army man to run from Kashmir to Kanyakumari in 50 days for 'Green India' [Video]

Army man to run from Kashmir to Kanyakumari in 50 days for 'Green India'

Indian Army athlete Velu P, an athlete is on a mission to spread the message for 'Green India'. Velu will run 4,000 kilometers from Kashmir to Kanyakumari in just 50 days. The Indian Army flagged off..

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Terrorists attack BJP leader Anwar Khan in Srinagar [Video]

Terrorists attack BJP leader Anwar Khan in Srinagar

Security has been deployed at BJP leader Anwar Khan's residence after he was attacked by terrorists in Nowgam on April 01. One sentry, who was critically injured, succumbed to injuries. Earlier in..

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Fashion show organised in Kashmir to 'break stereotypes' [Video]

Fashion show organised in Kashmir to 'break stereotypes'

In a bid to provide a platform to youngsters, 'The Kashmir Fashion Show' was organised on March 30 at the Sheri Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC) in Srinagar. "Our brothers and sisters..

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Two CRPF jawans martyred, 2 injured in terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir

At least two CRPF jawans were martyred and two more injured after terrorists attacked a CRPF convoy in Srinagar's Awantipora, Jammu and Kashmir.
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Mehbooba Mufti appears before ED in Srinagar

The 61-year-old leader, who was released last year after more than a year in detention following the scrapping of Jammu and Kashmir's special status, appeared before the ED in connection with a money..
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IAF ferries 381 stranded passengers from J&K to Ladakh

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Saturday airlifted 381 stranded people from Jammu and Kashmir to Ladakh, an official said. While 197 passengers were airlifted from Srinagar to Leh in C-17 aircraft,..
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Jammu and Kashmir: Army soldier kills himself in Kupwara camp, third such incident in two weeks

This is third incident in last two weeks when an army personal killed himself. Earlier two incidents happened in Srinagar.
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Army man commits suicide at Srinagar military HQ


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Srinagar to have Metro rly soon: LG Sinha


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Srinagar eatery owner's son succumbs to injuries 11 days after being shot


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J&K LG Manoj Sinha stops salary of social welfare dept dir

Jammu & Kashmir Lt Governor Manoj Sinha, during the fifth round of his ‘Mulaqaat-Live Public Grievance Hearing’ on Thursday, ordered stoppage of salary of the director of Kashmir division social..
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IED defused in Srinagar


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Two cops gunned down in Srinagar, Al-Badr trio slain in Shopian


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Terrorists open fire at police in Srinagar, one constable dead

A policeman died and another was injured in an attack by terrorists in the Baghat area on high security airport road in Srinagar on Friday, police said. The terrorists shot the two policemen from close..
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Srinagar veg dhaba scion hurt in terror attack


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Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorists fire upon dhaba worker in Srinagar

Terror group Muslim Janbaaz Force Jammu and Kashmir has claimed responsibility for the attack on Krishna Dhaba worker in Srinagar.
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Security pickets removed from 5 spots in Srinagar


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PM Modi pays tribute to Pulwama martyrs, says their bravery will 'inspire generations'

On February 14, 2019, a car had exploded near a Central Reserve Police Forces convoy while on its way to Srinagar from Jammu, killing 40 men.
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Apni Party bags Srinagar & Shopian, eyes 10 more DDCs

Altaf Bukhari’s Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party (JKAP) has bagged Srinagar and Shopian district development councils and is leaving no stones unturned to secure majority of the 10 DDCs in Kashmir. Its..
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50-100 people working at power project missing; 2 bodies recovered: Uttarakhand DGP

"The situation is under control now. There is a dam at Srinagar and it has contained the flow. The power project has taken the damage." "Our preliminary estimate is that 50-100 people who were working..
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Srinagar shivers at -8.8°C, coldest in 30 years

Kashmir shivered at -8.8°C after the mercury dipped to such a low in three decades on Saturday night when the minimum temperature had plunged to -11°C in 1991, according to the meteorological..
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Srinagar records minimum temperature of minus 8.8 deg C, lowest in 30 years

Chillai-kalan, the harshest 40-day winter period in Kashmir, ended on Sunday breaking a decades-old record as Srinagar registered its lowest minimum temperature in 30 years, while the maximum..
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Temperatures fall across Kashmir, Srinagar records minus 5.6° celsius

MET recorded a temperature of minus 5.6 degrees Celsius, freezing all water taps and water bodies in Kashmir.
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J&K: One jawan martyred, four injured after terrorists attack army ROP in Kulgam

The three injured soldiers are undergoing treatment at 92 base army's hospital in Srinagar where one soldier is said to be in critical condition.
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Security tightened in Kashmir Valley ahead of R-Day

Security has been beefed up in Srinagar and other places in Kashmir ahead of the Republic Day on Tuesday as forces have been deployed in massive numbers around the venues of the January 26 functions..
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Mercury falls below freezing point across Kashmir Valley

Srinagar city - the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir - recorded a low of minus 7 degrees, up from minus 6 degrees Celsius the previous night, a MeT official said.
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Cold wave sweeps Kashmir; several places record sub-zero temps

Several water bodies, including the surface of the famous Dal Lake here, have frozen, while a thick layer of ice has formed on several roads in Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir Valley, affecting..
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Dal Lake partially freezes, Srinagar records coldest night in 30 years

Srinagar recorded a low of minus 8.4 degrees Celsius, which was the coldest temperature recorded in the city in 30 years, an official of the MET department said. The official said while Srinagar had..
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Viral video: Amazon delivery man rides horse to drop off orders amid snowfall in Srinagar

The video shows the delivery executive riding a horse on the snow-covered roads in Srinagar and delivering a parcel to the customer.
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North shivers as Srinagar records lowest temp in 8 years; no relief for few more days

There was no let-up in the intense cold conditions in the north and northwestern parts of the country on Wednesday as Srinagar recorded its lowest temperature in eight years, while some places reported..
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'Chillai-Kalan': Srinagar records minus 7.8 degrees Celsius, lowest in 8 years

Kashmir is currently under the grip of 'Chillai-Kalan' -- the 40-day harshest winter period when a cold wave grips the region and the temperature drops considerably. The sudden plunge in the minimum..
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PDP youth wing president Waheed Para arrested again

PDP youth wing president Waheed Para, who was granted bail by an NIA court on Saturday, was arrested again on Monday by the Jammu and Kashmir Police over a case related to an alleged nexus involving..
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Air, road links with Kashmir Valley cut off for second day

Kashmir was cut off from rest of the country for the second consecutive day on Tuesday as the arterial Jammu-Srinagar national highway and Mughal road remained closed, while air traffic was suspended..
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Heavy snowfall in Kashmir disrupts traffic, leads to closure of Jammu-Srinagar national highway

All district inter-district roads are still disconnected, electricity is suspended since last evening and water supply is also disrupted.
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Kashmir weather update: Valley receives new year's first snowfall, traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway halted

The 40-day long period of harsh winter cold, locally known as the 'Chillai Kalan', will end on January 31.
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Kashmir: Three terrorists killed in overnight encounter at Lawaypora in Srinagar

According to the Kashmir Zone Police, the gunfight broke out on Tuesday evening after a joint team of the army and police launched a search operation.
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Unidentified terrorist killed in Srinagar encounter


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Kashmir shivers in frigid 'Chillai-Kalan'

The officials said Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, recorded a low of minus 3.7 degrees Celsius, slightly up from the previous night's minus 4.3 degrees Celsius.
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Two TRF terrorists arrested in Jammu; arms, ammunition seized

Raees Ahmad Dar of Churath, Qazigund, and Subzar Ahmad Sheikh of Ashmuji, Kulgam, were on their way to Srinagar in a car when they were intercepted and arrested by the Special Operations Group (SOG) of..
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How ‘outsider’ Altaf Bukhari turned the tables on Gupkar alliance in Srinagar

In an election billed as a straight contest between the People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration and BJP, an estranged Mehbooba Mufti acolyte with a nine-month-old party has emerged as the unlikely..
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Results of 276 J&K DDC seats declared; PAGD gets 110, BJP 74

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Intense cold wave sweeps north India; Srinagar, Delhi record lowest minimum temperatures

IMD declares a cold wave when the minimum temperature is 10 degrees Celsius or below and is 4.5 notches less than the normal for two consecutive days.
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Landslide blocks Jammu-Srinagar national highway; hundreds of vehicles stranded

A landslide struck the 270-km-long Jammu-Srinagar national highway in Ramban district on Saturday evening, leaving hundreds of Jammu-bound vehicles stranded, officials said. Traffic movement on the..
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Srinagar witnesses coldest night of season at minus 6.6 degree Celsius

As mercury dips, Drass in Ladakh was the coldest place in the country with the temperature recorded at a bone-chilling minus 29 degrees Celsius.
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Temperatures continue to dip in Srinagar, Dras remains coldest in country at minus 28.5 degrees

According to the meteorological department, the minimum temperature was three degrees below the normal for this time of the year.
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4 days ahead of 'Chillai Kalan', Srinagar records -6.4 degrees


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Good news: First Boat Ambulance Service to start at Dal Lake in Srinagar soon

The plan to make an emergency services boat was made to treat people who are in desperate need of help in times of an emergency.
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As Kashmir freezes, Srinagar records season's coldest night at minus 6.4 degrees Celsius

At minus 6.4 and 3 degrees Celsius, Srinagar and Jammu cities on Thursday witnessed the coldest night of the season so far.
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Mehbooba Mufti alleges she is illegally detained at Srinagar residence

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