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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 and dried fruits. It is the northernmost city of India with over one million people.

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Tracking COVID-19 'super spreader': From J-K to Tablighi event in Delhi and back via UP

A Srinagar-based businessman travelled by air, train and road to Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and back to Jammu and Kashmir before he died of COVID-19, and may have infected many others, including a doctor..
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Several areas surrounding location of positive, untraced contact cases sealed in J&K: Rohit Kansal

"Aggressive contact tracing of positive cases key to control spread of #Coronavirus. Y'day several areas surrounding location of positive cases or untraced contact cases had to be sealed in Jammu,..
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Four more test positive for covid-19 in Kashmir; total cases rise to 11 in J&K

Four people, hailing from Bandipora district, tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday, taking the the number of cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 11, officials said. "Four more persons, all from..
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Authorities in Kashmir fear Covid-19 cases may be more than reported as people hid travel history

Authorities in Kashmir said they are worried that the coronavirus cases might be more than the four reported so far in the Valley as a significant number of people have concealed their travel history...
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2 people test positive for coronavirus in Srinagar, number of cases in J&K rise to 6

Two more people have tested positive for coronavirus in Srinagar, taking the total number of cases in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir to six, a senior official said on Tuesday.
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Coronavirus: Kashmir under virtual lockdown as markets shut, public transport banned in Srinagar


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78 quarantined in Srinagar after arrival from Leh

Authorities in Kashmir on Thursday quarantined 78 people, who arrived here from Leh in Ladakh union territory, for suspected novel coronavirus infection, officials said. ​
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Coronavirus: Restrictions imposed in Srinagar

Authorities in Srinagar on Thursday announced restrictions in parts of the city including Khanyar area where the first positive case of coronavirus in Kashmir has been detected.
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After seven months, Farooq Abdullah meets son Omar in Srinagar

On Saturday, Farooq drove from his residence to nearby Hari Nivas where his son is kept under preventive custody
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NC chief Farooq Abdullah meets his son Omar Abdullah in sub-jail in Srinagar

It was an emotional meeting when NC president Farooq Abdullah met his son Omar Abdullah in the sub-jail in Srinagar where he has been under detention for over the last seven months. On Friday, Farooq..
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Farooq freed after 7 months, hopes rise for Omar, Mufti

National Conference patriarch and Srinagar MP Farooq Abdullah on Friday stepped out of his Gupkar Road home after seven months. Abdullah, 82, was booked under the Public Safety Act, on grounds that he..
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Coronavirus: All educational institutes, stadiums in Srinagar to be shut from Thursday

This is a precautionary measure and "an unavoidable decision" to allow the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) to plan, sterilize and sanitize schools and colleges, Srinagar Mayor Junaid Azim Mattu..
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Three of Srinagar family charred to death after house catches fire


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NIA arrests two more people in Pulwama attack case

Waiz-ul-Islam (19) of Srinagar's Bagh-e-Mehtab locality and Mohammad Abbass Rather (32) of Hakripora village in Pulwama were arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA), taking the number of..
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Two Lashkar terrorists arrested in Srinagar: Police

Two Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorists were arrested in Srinagar and arms and ammunition seized from their possession, police said on Sunday. They have been identified as Vakeel Ahmed Bhat alias Abu..
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J&K: Terrorist, three others arrested in Srinagar


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CISF takes over Srinagar airport security


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CISF takes over security of Srinagar airport, Jammu in first week of March


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Pakistan tries to create security scare with Geelani rumour

Tehreek-e-Hurriyat ex-chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani's deteriorating health sparked off rumours in the Valley over the past couple of days. A Pakistan-based separatist group urged Kashmir-based madrasa..
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3 detained for protesting against visit of foreign envoys in Srinagar


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J&K: Mobile internet services, snapped earlier on Afzal Guru's death anniversary, restored

Political outfits including the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) and All Party Hurriyat Conference-had called for a shutdown earlier in the day in the valley on the occasion. Following the call,..
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Ex-PDP MLA’s nephew among 3 arrested for Srinagar grenade attack


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One SSB trooper injured in blast outside Srinagar police station


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One cop injured as militants hurl grenade at police station in Srinagar


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Two terrorists killed, CRPF man martyred in Srinagar encounter

The brief gunfight broke out after the terrorists fired upon the Naka party in Lawaypora area this afternoon.
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J&K: At least one CPRF jawan, two terrorists killed at check-post in Srinagar

After the terrorists launched an attack on the CRPF jawans, two terrorists were neutralised in the counter-fire.
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2 terrorists, 1 CRPF jawan dead in gunbattle outside Srinagar


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7 shoppers among 9 hurt in Srinagar grenade attack


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Four more detained Kashmir leaders released

Four more mainstream Jammu and Kashmir politicians were released on Sunday from detention in the MLA hostel in Srinagar. According to sources, the released leaders are from the National Conference and..
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J&K: Four including two jawans injured in Grenade attack in Srinagar

The security forces have cordoned off the area and launched an investigation into the incident.
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Republic Day: Air India distributes 30000 national flags among its passengers

It was the first Republic Day celebration in Srinagar after the abrogation of Article 370 provisions that gave special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir.
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NIA raids arrested DSP’s Srinagar home, recovers Rs 7.5 lakh cash and other docus

Carrying out the probe into J&K deputy superintendent of police (DSP) Davinder Singh’s terror links, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday conducted raids at the Indra Nagar residence..
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DGP Dilbag Singh compliments Srinagar police for busting JeM terror module

On January 16, Jammu and Kashmir Police had busted the Jaish-e-Mohammed terror module and arrested a total of five terrorists. With this, the Police claimed to have averted a major terror attack..
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Traffic suspended on Jammu-Srinagar NH after fresh snowfall

Traffic on the strategic highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country, was suspended from both Srinagar and Jammu in view of the fresh snowfall and rains all along..
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Process initiated to take over security of Srinagar and Jammu airports from J&K Police: CISF

Deputy superintendent of police Davinder Singh, who was posted at J&K Police's anti-hijacking unit at Srinagar airport, was arrested in south Kashmir's Kulgam district last week.
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CISF to take over airport security at Jammu & Srinagar


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Following DSP Davinder Singh's arrest, CISF to now replace CRPF, J&K police security cover at Jammu, Srinagar airports

The two sensitive airports at Jammu and Srinagar are to be "handed over" to the CISF by January 31, an order of the J&K government stated
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DSP arrest: J&K govt orders immediate transfer of Srinagar, Jammu airports to CISF


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Cops bust JeM module in Srinagar, arrest 5 operatives

Police on Thursday said it averted a major attack ahead of Republic Day by busting a module of Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit in Srinagar and arresting five of its operatives. It said that huge explosive..
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All flights to Srinagar cancelled, Srinagar–Jammu NH remains shut on 4th day


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Parvez Qadri new deputy mayor of Srinagar


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Foreign envoys in Valley, it's not a guided tour, says government

Fifteen envoys on Thursday visited Srinagar in what marked the first trip by diplomats to the state after the August 5 repeal of J&K's special status and bifurcation of the state into Union..
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Envoys term Srinagar interaction with loacls 'positive'; internet restoration, peace dominate meet

An envoy speaking to WION on his Srinagar visit said the day went "much better than expected."
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Criticism of envoys visit to J&K unfounded: MEA

The team of 15 envoys which included the US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster arrived in Srinagar on Thursday on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, the first visit by diplomats since August last..
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'People of Kashmir won't give an inch to Pakistan': Envoys from 15 countries, including US, told on visit to Srinagar

The envoys were told by the locals that people totally reject Pakistan's disinformation about a "bloodbath" in Kashmir and also lauded the government for handling aftermath of August 5 decision.
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Foreign envoys engage with civil society in J&K; locals slam Pakistan's interference

On the first day of the envoys' visit, there was massive participation of people from all walks of life and from all parts of J&K. Envoys witnessed total normalcy, open shops and traffic and people on..
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2 civilians injured in Srinagar grenade blast


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Kashmir remains freezing cold though sun shines after 3 days

The night temperature in Kashmir stayed close to the freezing point on Wednesday due to recent snowfall, as sun shone on the Valley after three days. Srinagar recorded a low of minus 0.4 degrees..
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Former militant detained for questioning in JK's Samba

A former militant has been detained for questioning during an operation in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, a police officer said on Wednesday. Parvaiz Ahmad Bhat, a resident of Srinagar, was..
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Snowfall, landslides keep Jammu-Srinagar NH closed for second day

The 270-km Jammu-Srinagar national highway, the only all weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country, was closed for the second day on Tuesday amid snowfall and landslides at several..
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