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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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North India continues experiencing winter chills, Dal lake in Srinagar freezes partially

The cold wave conditions continued unabated in large parts of north India on Sunday, with Drass in Ladakh reeling at minus 26 degrees Celsius, and Srinagar witnessing its coldest night of the season at..
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For second straight day, all flights remain cancelled at Srinagar airport


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All flights cancelled at Srinagar airport due to dense fog

The air traffic was badly affected in the Kashmir Valley on Saturday as dense fog forced cancellation of all flights to and fro Srinagar airport, leaving hundreds of passengers stranded, officials..
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No congregational prayers at Srinagar's Jamia Masjid for 'record' 18th consecutive Friday


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J&K Police arrest 9 for miscreancy in Srinagar, Baramulla


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Leh, Srinagar and Jammu witness coldest night of the season

Leh was the coldest recorded place in the region on Monday night with a low of minus 15.6 degrees Celsius while the minimum temperature in Srinagar dipped to minus 3 degrees Celsius, 2.1 degrees below..
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Leh freezes at minus 14.4 as cold intensifies in J&K, Ladakh

Srinagar recorded the coldest night of the season at minus 2.5 degrees Celsius, 1.6 degrees below the season's average, the meteorological department said. The famous ski resort of Gulmarg in north..
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Srinagar schools see healthy student turnout after 4 months


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2 people killed, seven injured in blasts in J&K's Anantnag and Srinagar

In south Kashmir's Anantnag, militants lobbed a grenade in Wagoora area when government function -- 'Back to Village programme' -- was taking place, killing two people and injuring four others, a..
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Srinagar: At least two dead after blast outside University of Kashmir

As per initial reports, an eyewitness has claimed that it was a grenade blast, however, it is not clear whether it was a grenade or a petrol bomb.
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Several injured as terrorists lob grenade near Kashmir University

Suspected terrorists lobbed a grenade near Kashmir University in Hazratbal area of Srinagar on Tuesday, injuring a number of people, the police said. The grenade was lobbed near Sir Syed gate of the..
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Combined forces of Army, Navy and Air Force deployed in Kashmir for joint counter-terrorism operations

The induction of the troops of the three forces has already begun as the Army Para (SF) personnel have already been posted into an area said to be a traditional terror hotbed near Srinagar.
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Civil society delegation not allowed to move out of Srinagar

For the second consecutive day on Sunday, a five-member civil society delegation, led by former Union minister Yashwant Sinha, was not allowed to move outside Srinagar by police. "We are not allowed to..
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Srinagar flea market abuzz with shoppers

Shops opened on Sunday morning at some places in the Kashmir valley, including here in civil lines areas of the city and mini buses plied, the officials said. They said few shops were also open in..
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Multiple landslides disrupt traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway


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First time in 109 days, restrictions lifted from Srinagar’s Jamia Masjid area


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Miscreants force partial shutdown in Srinagar, south Kashmir


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In unique protest, kin of detainees bring to ‘jail’ heaters, blankets

Family members of some of the 33 political detenues in Jammu & Kashmir currently lodged at Srinagar’s MLA Hostel arrived at the facility with heating equipment on Wednesday as a mark of protest..
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Row over rental arrears of political detainees at Srinagar hotel


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Harsh winter prompts Jammu and Kashmir admin to shift 33 political detenues to Srinagar’s MLA hostel


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Harsh winter prompts J&K administration to shift 34 detainees from Centaur hotel to MLA hostel

As Srinagar reeled under harsh winter conditions, the J&K administration on Sunday shifted all 34 detainees lodged at Centaur hotel since August 5, to the MLA hostel as the facility lacked proper..
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Rail services resume in Kashmir Valley, people throng Sunday flea market in Srinagar

Rail services in Kashmir resumed fully on Sunday - over three months after being suspended due to security reasons- as the train chugged from Srinagar to Banihal through the restive south Kashmir,..
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Jammu-Srinagar highway closed for 3rd day, heavy rains hamper road clearing ops

The closure of the highway left thousands of vehicles, including trucks carrying essential commodities to Kashmir, stranded, traffic department officials said. A massive landslide struck the highway,..
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Detained former CM Mehbooba Mufti moved from guest house after cold weather hits Srinagar

All the important mainstream leaders who are under detention since August 5, will be relocated to MLAs hostel at M.A. Road in Srinagar, keeping in view the weather conditions. They have been detained..
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Thousands of Kashmiri youth participate in recruitment drive for BSF, CISF

Thousands of youth arrived at a recruitment centre in Humhuma, near Srinagar to apply for 1356 constable posts.
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Markets open for longer hours, public transport back on roads in Srinagar


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J&K govt sets up panel to declare Dal Lake as eco-sensitive zone

The Jammu and Kashmir government has set up a ten-member committee to declare Srinagar's famous Dal Lake and its surrounding areas as an eco-sensitive zone (ESZ), following concerns over its shrinking..
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4,000 vehicles stranded, all flights to Srinagar cancelled


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J&K highway closed for second consecutive day, 4,000 vehicles stranded

Over 4,000 vehicles were left stranded as the arterial Jammu-Srinagar national highway remained closed for the second consecutive day following heavy snowfall and landslides which blocked vehicular..
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Srinagar: Flights cancelled due to snowfall

This is the first snowfall after the onset of winter in the region. The Mughal Road in Rajouri was closed after snowfall in higher reaches of the Pir Panjal mountains. Fresh snowfall was also reported..
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10 shops gutted in Srinagar market


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Shift my mother to place equipped for winter: Mehbooba Mufti's daughter to J&K admin

The Centre will be responsible if anything happens to Mehbooba, the president of the PDP, Iltija Mufti has written in a letter to the Srinagar deputy commissioner. I've repeatedly raised concerns about..
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Toy seller killed, 41 hurt in grenade attack at crowded Srinagar market


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One dead, 45 injured in grenade attack in Kashmir's Srinagar: sources

One person died and at least 45 were injured on Monday in a grenade attack in Indian-administered Kashmir's main city of Srinagar, Indian officials said, in the bloodiest incident since New Delhi..
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J&K: At least 10 injured after grenade attack at Maulana Azad road in Srinagar

Security teams have been rushed to the spot.
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Grenade attack in Srinagar's market, 10 injured


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Restrictions imposed on Friday lifted from all parts of Srinagar

Restrictions that were imposed in view of Friday prayers were lifted from all parts of the city on Saturday, but normal life remained affected for 90th day in Kashmir following the abrogation of..
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J&K ceases to be a state; two new UTs come into being

At the stroke of midnight, Jammu & Kashmir ceased to be a state of the Union, making way for two new Union territories of J&K and Ladakh. IAS officers, who have been appointed the new Lieutenant..
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Girish Chandra Murmu arrives in Srinagar to take over as 1st LG of J&K

Senior IAS officer Girish Chandra Murmu, who will be the first Lt Governor of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, arrived on Wednesday to take charge of the new responsibility on Thursday. He..
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Pak-based terror outfits planning to target forces, government installations in J&K: Intel inputs

According to intelligence inputs, terrorists are likely to target installations of the security forces and government offices in Srinagar with an aim to create a prolonged hostage-like situation to..
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EU delegation in Kashmir: Parliamentarians briefed by officials in Srinagar, full schedule

This is the first-ever international delegation to visit the valley after the abrogation of Article 370.
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EU lawmakers visit Kashmir amid stone pelting and empty streets

European Union lawmakers arrived in Srinagar on Tuesday, the first foreign delegation to visit Indian Kashmir's main city since New Delhi revoked the region's autonomy in August.
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Govt should have allowed opposition MPs to visit Kashmir before EU MPs: Mayawati

The government should have allowed opposition party MPs to visit Jammu and Kashmir before sending EU MPs to assess the situation in the Valley, BSP chief Mayawati said on Tuesday. A delegation of 23..
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15 civilians injured in grenade attack by terrorists at Sopore bus stand

A woman was stated to be in critical condition, hospital sources said, adding that four of the injured had been evacuated to a Srinagar hospital. No arrests had been made at the time of going to press...
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Six civilians injured in Sopore grenade attack

Six civilians were injured on Monday when terrorists lobbed a grenade at a bus stand in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town. One injured has been referred to a hospital in Srinagar. Security forces have..
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Grenade attack in Srinagar injures 6 CRPF personnel


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J&K: At least 6 jawans injured after terrorists hurl grenades, open fire at security forces in Srinagar

The injured jawans belong to the 144th battalion, and they have been rushed to a nearby hospital, sources said.
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