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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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Army organises J and K's biggest talent hunt-cum-music concert [Video]

Army organises J and K's biggest talent hunt-cum-music concert

Indian Army organised Jammu and Kashmir's biggest talent hunt-cum-music concert show ''SHAURYA'' at Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC) in Srinagar on January 18. Famous Bollywood..

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One-Stop Center opens in Srinagar to help women in distress [Video]

One-Stop Center opens in Srinagar to help women in distress

'Sakhi', a One-Stop Center to help women in distress, has been set up in Bemina area of Srinagar. An initiative of the Ministry of Women and Child Development in association with district..

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First-ever snowshoe run organised in Srinagar to boost winter sports [Video]

First-ever snowshoe run organised in Srinagar to boost winter sports

In a bid to boost winter sports in the Kashmir region, the Snowshoe Federation of India organized a snowshoe run cum interaction programme in Srinagar for the first time amid the heavy snowfall season...

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Watch: How Army tracks, eliminates terrorists in J&K, explained by top officer [Video]

Watch: How Army tracks, eliminates terrorists in J&K, explained by top officer

Lt Gen BS Raju, General Officer Commanding of Srinagar-based Chinar Corps, revealed how security forces track and eliminate terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir. He said that the process starts with..

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Able to reduce infiltration by over 70% compared to 2020: Chinar Corps GOC [Video]

Able to reduce infiltration by over 70% compared to 2020: Chinar Corps GOC

Speaking to ANI in Srinagar on January 17, GOC of Chinar Corps, Lieut enant General BS Raju said, "This year we have been able to reduce infiltration by over 70% in comparison to last year. Officers..

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Ensure minimum inconvenience is caused to locals during searches: Chinar Corps GOC [Video]

Ensure minimum inconvenience is caused to locals during searches: Chinar Corps GOC

Speaking to ANI in Srinagar on January 17, GOC of Chinar Corps, Lieut enant General BS Raju said, "About encounters, contact with terrorists is established at every 20-25 specific searches. During..

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Using advance technologies to detect tunnels: Chinar Corps GOC [Video]

Using advance technologies to detect tunnels: Chinar Corps GOC

Speaking to ANI in Srinagar on January 17, GOC of Chinar Corps, Lieutenant General BS Raju said, "Pakistan's desire to send weapons and drugs through drones and tunnels is definitely a challenge. To..

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Terrorists' recruitment in 2020 was in control, compared to 2018: Chinar Corps GOC [Video]

Terrorists' recruitment in 2020 was in control, compared to 2018: Chinar Corps GOC

Speaking to ANI in Srinagar on January 17, GOC of Chinar Corps, Lieutenant General BS Raju said, "Terrorists' recruitment in 2020 was fairly in control, especially when compared to 2018. The present..

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BRO reconstructs bridge, which shut Jammu-Srinagar highway, in 60 hours [Video]

BRO reconstructs bridge, which shut Jammu-Srinagar highway, in 60 hours

Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has reconstructed Bailey bridge at Kela Morh in Ramban on Jammu-Srinagar highway in record 60 hours. One of the passways of the bridge was damaged due to landslide which..

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Winter clothing items in great demand amid freezing Srinagar weather [Video]

Winter clothing items in great demand amid freezing Srinagar weather

Continuous snowfall and rains in several parts of Jammu and Kashmir have escalated the demand of warm clothes. Srinagar's Dal Lake also froze on Thursday as the city recorded coldest night since 1991...

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Study: Depression, stress could dampen efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines [Video]

Study: Depression, stress could dampen efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines

Continuous snowfall and rains in several parts of Jammu and Kashmir have escalated the demand of warm clothes. Srinagar's Dal Lake also froze on Thursday as the city recorded coldest night since 1991...

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SDRF keeping an eye at frozen Dal Lake to avoid any mishap [Video]

SDRF keeping an eye at frozen Dal Lake to avoid any mishap

SDRF teams have been deployed at Srinagar's famous Dal Lake after temperature dropped to minus. Rescue teams are on spot to avoid any mishap. "We have urged people not to enter the lake as it is frozen..

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Meet first 'Ladishah' artist of Kashmir [Video]

Meet first 'Ladishah' artist of Kashmir

25-year-old and first girl from Srinagar, who is reviving the centuries old cultural and traditional folk art known as "Ladishah" in local language. Syed Areej Safvi writes and performs Ladishah, a..

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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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Three terrorists killed in Srinagar, kin of one cries fake encounter


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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

SRINAGAR/JAMMU: The People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) swept the maiden District Development Council (DDC) polls by winning 110 seats, while the BJP emerged as the single largest party by..
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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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PDP neta’s PSO shot dead by terrorists in Srinagar


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Mehbooba Mufti alleges she is illegally detained at Srinagar residence

Mufti's tweets were accompanied by videos in which she could be seen knocking on the door of her Gupkar residence from inside and asking to open it.
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Cop, civilian injured in Srinagar terror attack


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Cop, civilian injured as terrorists open fire on police party in Srinagar


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Terrorists kill two soldiers on Srinagar outskirts


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Jammu and Kashmir: Terror attack on Army patrol near Srinagar; two jawans martyred

Jammu and Kashmir Police SOG and CRPF Valley QAT rushed to the spot to cordon off the area. Operation is underway to nab the attackers.
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Srinagar observes coldest night of season, minimum settles at minus 3.7°C

Some popular tourist destinations in the Kashmir valley also saw the night temperature plummet and settle below the freezing point.
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ED raids 6 locations in Srinagar, one in Anantnag


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ED conducts searches at 7 locations in J&K bank suspicious transactions case

The ED conducted searches in Srinagar and Anantnag in Jammu and Kashmir in connection to a case of suspicious transactions in J&K Bank.
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Jammu-Srinagar road link snapped by heavy snowfall


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Hizb’s new J&K chief killed in Srinagar shootout

Security forces in J&K claimed "a huge success" on Sunday, shooting dead the proscribed Hizbul Mujahideen's operational commander in the Valley, Saifullah Mir alias Dr Saif, in a gunfight on the..
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Hizb chief Saifullah killed near Srinagar, IGP terms it 'huge success'

A Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) leader was killed and another terrorist arrested during an encounter with security forces on the outskirts of the city here on Sunday, police said. ​​​​​Acting on..
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Hizb leader killed, terrorist arrested during encounter in Srinagar

A Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) leader was killed and another terrorist arrested during an encounter with security forces on the outskirts of the city here on Sunday, police said. ​​​​​Acting on..
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J&K: Encounter breaks out in Srinagar, search operation underway for trapped terrorists

A team comprising of Special Operations Group (SOG) and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation after receiving a tip-off about presence of terrorists in the area.
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Partial shutdown in Srinagar against J&K land reform law


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Still figuring out what Congress needs to apologise for? Shashi Tharoor slams BJP for queries over Pulwama attack

The attack on the CRPF convoy, moving from Jammu towards Srinagar on February 14, 2019, at Pulwama, with an IED-laden vehicle had claimed the lives of 40 CRPF personnel and grievously injured many..
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NIA raids NGOs, trusts in Srinagar, Delhi

The NIA on Thursday raided 6 locations in J&K and Delhi. Yesterday, the agency had raided 10 locations in Srinagar, Bandipora and Bengaluru. The raids are being carried out in connection with a case..
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Engineer-turned-potter reinvents 'lost' pottery art in Kashmir

Saima Shafi is a civil engineer by the day and a potter by evening. At her small studio in Srinagar, she tries to make kitchen items out of clay to raise awareness among the traditional potters of the..
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NIA raids at multiple locations in Srinagar, Bandipora and Bengaluru


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PM Modi extends greetings on Infantry Day, says India proud of its role in protecting nation

It was on this day that the 1st Battalion of the Sikh Regiment landed at Srinagar airbase and displayed resoluteness and extraordinary courage to thwart the evil designs of the Pakistan Army in 1947.
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J&K police detain BJP workers detained trying to host national flag at Srinagar's Lal Chowk

BJP workers were also seen hoisting the national flag at the People's Democratic Party (PDP) office in the city.
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J&K: 3 held while trying to hoist tricolour at Srinagar's Lal Chowk

They said the trio, claiming to be BJP workers from Kupwara district of north Kashmir, raised slogans of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' and in favour of the party and tried to hoist the tricolour at the clock..
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IT raids 15 premises of 3 big business houses in Srinagar, Delhi


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'Centre has no powers to take away Jammu and Kashmir's special status,' says PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti

Mufti held her first party meeting in Srinagar on Thursday, nine days after her release from 14-month detention on October 13.
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DNA Special: 'Untold' story of India-Pakistan war of October 22, 1947

On October 22, 1947, thousands of tribals from Pakistan attacked Kashmir and started moving from Muzaffarabad to Srinagar, defeating Raja Hari Singh's State Force.
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Fight to restore Article 370 will not change even if I'm hanged: Farooq Abdullah

Former J&K Chief Minister and National Conference (JKNC) president Farooq Abdullah was summoned by Enforcement Directorate in Srinagar on October 19.
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People in Kashmir unaffected by Pakistan's false propaganda: Srinagar Corps chief

Lt Gen B.S. Raju, who heads the Srinagar-headquartered 15 Corps, told IANS that the situation in the Kashmir Valley is normal and Pakistan is not happy about it and "propagating false narratives about..
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