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Srinagar: City in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Srinagar is the largest city and the summer capital of the Indian state 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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Centre's delegations visit Srinagar to finalise governance-related reforms in J&K, Ladakh


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Friend in need: Kashmiri fruit grower tends to critically injured Punjabi fruit buyer at Srinagar hospital


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Restrictions imposed in parts of Srinagar lifted, normal life remains affected on 76th day

They said the curbs, under Section 144 of the CrPC, were imposed in Anchar area under the jurisdiction of Soura police station and the areas around the historic Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta police station..
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Fresh restrictions imposed in Srinagar in view of Friday prayers


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Shops briefly open in Srinagar, private transport on roads

Few vendors had set up stalls on the TRC Chowk-Polo View road, they said. Private transport was plying unhindered in the city here and elsewhere in Kashmir, the officials said, adding auto-rickshaws..
IndiaTimes - Published

J&K: Farooq Abdullah's daughter, sister arrested for protesting against abrogation of Article 370, released on bail

They were detained on Tuesday during a protest against the abrogation of Article 370 in Srinagar.
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Sister, daughter of Farooq Abdullah released

The women, who were lodged in central jail Srinagar, were released around 6 pm on Wednesday after the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate granted them bail, they said. Suraiya and Safiya were leading a..
IndiaTimes - Published

J&K: Farooq Abdullah under house detention in Srinagar, daughter Safiya in judicial custody

Many political leaders, including the Farooq Abdullah, his son Omar Abdullah have been placed under detention or house arrest
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J&K: Hayat Ahmad Bhat, main instigator of law and order disturbance in Srinagar, arrested

After his release, he started organising stone-pelting in areas of Anchar Lake and Soura.
DNA - Published

IAF friendly fire case: Air Force Group Captain, Wing Commander face court-martial in Mi-17 chopper crash

On the morning of February 27, when Pakistan counter-attacked in response to the Balakot airstrike, an IAF Mi-17 chopper crashed over Budgam near Srinagar killing all six of its occupants.
DNA - Published

40 lakh postpaid connections restored in Kashmir after 72 says, valley buzzes with mobile phones

People were seen making phone calls to friends and relatives on the streets of Srinagar as phones started buzzing around 11:45 AM.
DNA - Published

At least five injured in grenade attack in Kashmir's Srinagar amid India clampdown

At least five people were injured in a grenade attack in India-controlled Kashmir's main city of Srinagar on Saturday, police said, the second such attack since India stripped the Himalayan region of..
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Grenade attack in Srinagar, 5 civilians injured

5 civilians were injured, all are stated to be stable now, officials said.
DNA - Published

Three injured in grenade attack in Srinagar


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Traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway suspended after landslide


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Stay in Srinagar on 'appointed day' for state bifurcation: J&K govt to Administrative Secretaries

The order, issued by the state General Administration Department on Friday, comes ahead of the 'darbar move' in Jammu and Kashmir. Stay in Srinagar on 'appointed day' for state bifurcation: J&K govt to..
DNA - Published

PDP delegation from Jammu to meet Mehbooba in Srinagar tomorrow

A PDP delegation from Jammu will meet party president Mehbooba Mufti, who is currently under detention in Srinagar, on Monday, a senior party leader said. This will be the first meeting of PDP leaders..
IndiaTimes - Published

After Farooq Abdullah's meeting with NC leaders, PDP delegation allowed to meet party chief Mehbooba Mufti on Monday

A 10-member delegation of PDP will meet the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister in Srinagar on Monday.
DNA - Published

After two months in detention, Farooq Abdullah, Omar allowed to meet NC leaders

While Farooq Abdullah, 81, is under house arrest at his Srinagar residence, his son and former Chief Minister Omar is detained at a state guest house.
DNA - Published

For the young, love was never this sweeter in Kashmir

Valley Blooms: Teens, youth head to cosy corners in Srinagar to meet their sweethearts
DNA - Published

We shot down own chopper, it was big mistake: Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria

Six IAF personnel and a civilian were killed in the unfortunate incident, which took place at Budgam near Srinagar on February 27
DNA - Published

Over 2,000 turn up for Army recruitment rally in Srinagar, says senior Army officer


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Massive traffic jams in Srinagar, some shops open in morning hours

Kashmir showed some signs of normalcy on Thursday, with massive traffic jams witnessed in summer capital Srinagar and some shops opening in the city in the morning hours. Officials said additional..
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Shops in Srinagar open in morning hours, normal life remains disrupted


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Over 8,000 students availed of Internet facility in Srinagar in last 3 weeks: J&K govt


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Security upped around vital Srinagar installations amid terror threat, new bunkers set up


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Fresh restrictions in parts of Kashmir

Restrictions under Section 144 CrPc were imposed on Friday morning in various parts of the valley, the officials said. They said the curbs were imposed in five police station areas of Nowhatta,..
IndiaTimes - Published

IAF bases put on orange alert over Jaish-e-Mohammed terror attack

According to top sources in the government, intelligence agencies have issued warning against a module of eight to 10 Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists who will possibly try to carry out a suicidal..
IndiaTimes - Published

Situation 'very bad' in Kashmir, says Ghulam Nabi Azad

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday reached here on the second-leg of his six-day tour of Jammu and Kashmir and said the situation in the Valley is "very bad". Azad, the leader of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Ghulam Nabi Azad to visit Srinagar today


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Yashwant Sinha not allowed to exit Srinagar airport, returns to Delhi

Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha reached the Srinagar airport on Tuesday but was not allowed to enter the city. Surprised on seeing Sinha deboard a flight from Delhi, airport officials and the police..
IndiaTimes - Published

Farooq Abdullah detained under Public Safety Act, can be held for a year

Former Jammu & Kashmir chief minister and MP Farooq Abdullah was detained at his residence in Srinagar. He is the first political leader to be prosecuted against under the stringent PSA after the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Want to reach out to common people in J&K, will submit report to SC after my visit: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has said his trip to J&K will be a "humanitarian" trip to reach out to the common people of his state and he will submit a report to the apex court on his return...
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Ghulam Nabi Azad thanks SC for allowing him to visit Jammu and Kashmir

Senior Congress leader and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday thanked the Supreme Court for allowing him to visit Srinagar, Baramulla, Anantnag and Jammu.
DNA - Published

SC allows Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad to visit J&K

The Supreme Court said the former J&K CM can visit four districts -- Srinagar, Jammu, Baramulla, Anantnag -- to meet people. Senior advocate AM Singhvi, who was appearing for Azad, told the court that..
IndiaTimes - Published

‘Two dozen terrorists keeping Srinagar shut’


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Weekly flea market open in Srinagar; normal life disrupted across Kashmir Valley

The weekly flea market opened here on Sunday as several vendors put up their stalls on the TRC Chowk-Polo View axis, the officials said. They said people from many areas of the valley thronged the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Normal life remains disrupted in Kashmir

Some areas in Srinagar witnessed an increased movement of private transport, while few autorickshaws were also seen plying in some areas of the city. However, normal life remained severely affected..
IndiaTimes - Published

No fresh recruitment of local youth among terrorist ranks in J&K: DGP

"There have been no reports of any fresh local recruitment among the terrorist ranks. Some youth had been misled (in the past) and in a fit of anger gone astray, and we have been able to bring many of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Restrictions lifted from most parts of Kashmir, private vehicles on roads in Srinagar

Srinagar witnessed increased movement of private vehicles on Wednesday leading to traffic jams at several places on the Karan Nagar-Batamaloo-Lal Chowk-Dalgate axis, the officials said.
IndiaTimes - Published

CRPF's Kashmir-based helpline got over 34,000 distress calls post abrogation of Art 370 provisions

Over 34,000 distress calls, a majority of them by people concerned about the well-being of family members living in Kashmir, were received by a Srinagar-based helpline of the CRPF following revocation..
IndiaTimes - Published

Restrictions lifted from most areas of Kashmir

The restrictions have been lifted from most areas of the valley, but continued in parts of Srinagar in the interior areas and in the jurisdiction of Maisuma police station of the city, the officials..
IndiaTimes - Published

Apex court allows daughter to meet Mehbooba Mufti in Srinagar

Tarigami, the lone MLA representing Communist Party of India (Marxist) in the erstwhile State Assembly is currently undergoing treatment at the Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) at..
DNA - Published

'No media cut-off, 8 dailies printed in Srinagar': Solicitor General Tushar Mehta

The bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justices SA Bobde and S Abdul Nazeer allowed the Centre to file a reply to the petition and posted the petitions for hearing on September 16.
DNA - Published

SC orders shifting of CPI(M) leader Yousuf Tarigami from Srinagar to Delhi AIIMS for better treatment

Chief Justice of India (CJI), Ranjan Gogoi said, "Keeping in view the fact that CPI(M) leader, Yousuf Tarigami needs better treatment, he shall be shifted to AIIMS, Delhi, from Srinagar for better..
DNA - Published

SC allows Mehbooba Mufti's daughter to meet her in Kashmir

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi allowed Iltija, Mufti's daughter, to meet her after she submitted in the court that she has no problem in going to her Srinagar residence but has not been..
IndiaTimes - Published

SC orders shifting of ex-CPI (M) MLA Mohd Yusuf Tarigami to AIIMS from Srinagar

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said it was inclined to shift Tarigami, the former CPI (M) MLA, to AIIMS here. CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury told the bench that he has no objection if..
IndiaTimes - Published

First official death in Indian Kashmir protests prompts tighter security in Srinagar

An 18-year-old man has died in Indian Kashmir nearly a month after he was injured during a protest, the first official death since India flooded Kashmir with troops, prompting tighter security in parts..
Reuters - Published

Teen dies of injuries in Srinagar hospital, restrictions reimposed in parts of city

Asrar Ahmed Khan, 18, was part of a mob holding protests in Soura on August 6, a day after the Centre announced the revocation of Jammu and Kashmir's special status and its bifurcation into two union..
IndiaTimes - Published

Shut by day, Srinagar's veggie market buzzes all night long

Sources said the 10pm-4am window for the Batamaloo wholesale market to operate was fixed by separatist groups and conveyed to the mandi association. Posters of the banned Hizbul Mujahideen and..
IndiaTimes - Published

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