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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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Over 190 primary schools will open on Monday in Srinagar: Principal Secretary Kansal

The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday said that over 190 primary schools will re-open tomorrow in Srinagar, besides restoring "full functionality" of government offices across Kashmir valley.
DNA - Published

India reimposes some curbs on movement, phones in Jammu and Kashmir

Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in major parts of Kashmir's biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after violent overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Srinagar

India critics cry 'freedom' after move to strip Kashmir rights [Video]India critics cry 'freedom' after move to strip Kashmir rights

Anger continued to mount in disputed Kashmir on Thursday as the India-controlled Himalayan region remained under lockdown for an 11th straight day, after India moved to strip the mainly Muslim state of..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:44Published

In disputed Kashmir, a child mistakes a bomb for a toy [Video]In disputed Kashmir, a child mistakes a bomb for a toy

The small town of Jabri is usually far enough away from the routine exchanges of fire between India and Pakistan in the disputed Kashmir region. That changed last month, when Indian artillery hit the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:11Published

Security high as restrictions eased in Kashmir but Pakistan cuts last direct link to India [Video]Security high as restrictions eased in Kashmir but Pakistan cuts last direct link to India

For the first time in six days, India eased travel restrictions in some parts of Srinagar on Saturday, allowing people to buy provisions ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid-al-Adha on Monday. Rough cut..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:58Published

Indian troops fire tear gas as mass protests erupt in Srinagar [Video]Indian troops fire tear gas as mass protests erupt in Srinagar

Troops fire in the air as thousands rally in Indian-administered Kashmir's main city to denounce region's status change.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:43Published

Indian troops fire live rounds to disperse Srinagar protesters [Video]Indian troops fire live rounds to disperse Srinagar protesters

Reports of Indian forces using live fire against protesters in Sringagar.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:33Published

 

India reimposes movement curbs on parts of Kashmir's main city after clashes

Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in major parts of Kashmir's biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after violent overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were..
Reuters - Published

Several injured in Kashmir in clashes with Indian police

Indian security forces injured at least six people on Saturday in Srinagar, the main city in the Indian-controlled part of Kashmir, as several protests broke out against New Delhi's revocation of the..
Reuters - Published

J&K: Srinagar receives fresh stocks of essential supplies

Tankers with petrol and diesel, truckloads of food grains, sheep, poultry and vegetables were extended to the valley by the district administration.
DNA - Published

Schools, telephone lines to reopen in Kashmir after lockdown

Authorities began restoring some telephone lines in Indian Kashmir on Friday night, the top state official said, as heavy security prevented some protests in the region's main city of Srinagar from..
Reuters - Published

A birth and a death amid Kashmir's harsh lockdown

Around the time Mohammad Sikander Bhat lay dying at home in Indian Kashmir's main city of Srinagar, Shafiq Ahmed was racing to get his pregnant wife to a hospital, negotiating about 85 km (53 miles) of..
Reuters - Published

Some telephone connectivity in Kashmir to resume from Friday night, says official

Some telephone connections in Indian Kashmir will be restored from Friday night, including in the main city of Srinagar, the top state government official said, after a lengthy communications shutdown.
Reuters - Published

Authorities impose tight curbs in Indian Kashmir for Friday prayers

Indian authorities imposed strict restrictions in Kashmir's main city of Srinagar ahead of Friday prayers to prevent any protests, though the government in New Delhi said curbs on movement and..
Reuters - Published

J&K Guv asks govt officials in Srinagar to resume work today, schools to reopen Monday

Government looks to restore normalcy in Valley.
DNA - Published

IndiGo extends full fee waiver on flight cancellation to, from Srinagar till August 23

Security was heightened in the region after the Centre withdrew the special status and passed the Jammu and Kashmir (Reorganization) Act, 2019, bifurcating it into two Union Territories -- Jammu and..
DNA - Published

Why was Shah Faesal sent back to Srinagar?

Shah Faesal is a man who was hailed for being the first Kashmiri to have topped the Indian Civil Services Examination, a milestone millions across India dream off and study hard for.
DNA - Published

First night flight from Srinagar to Delhi with 150 passengers on board: J&K Principal Secretary

Governor Satya Pal Malik on Thursday hoisted the national flag at Sher-e-Kashmir stadium in Srinagar to mark the occasion of India's 73rd Independence Day
DNA - Published

In Kashmir's main city, only a few celebrate India's Independence Day

India tightened security on Thursday in disputed Kashmir, sealing off many roads with barbed wire in the main city of Srinagar, as government officials and security forces held an Independence Day..
Reuters - Published

Shah Faesal sent back to Kashmir from Delhi, detained under PSA in Srinagar

Former IAS officer Shah Faesal was detained by authorities at the Delhi airport on Wednesday and sent back to Kashmir, officials said. Faesal was again detained under the Public Safety Act (PSA) on his..
IndiaTimes - Published

J&K governor Malik to hoist national flag at Sher-e-Kashmir stadium in Srinagar


IndiaTimes - Published

Kashmir Update: MHA says stone pelting took place in Soura on Aug 9, Cong demands all-party meet

The spokesperson of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Tuesday said that a stone-pelting incident against law enforcement agencies took place on August 9 in Soura region of Srinagar, however, the forces..
DNA - Published

Global investors' summit to be held in Srinagar from October 12


IndiaTimes - Published

Hopeful of relaxing curbs post I-Day rehearsals: J&K principal secretary

Principal secretary Rohit Kansal told a press conference in Srinagar that while prohibitory conditions have been relaxed in various parts of Kashmir, the Jammu region is "almost entirely" free of..
IndiaTimes - Published

NSA Ajit Doval interacts with security personnel in valley

Earlier in the day, Doval had also carried out a recce of Srinagar to assess the situation on the ground on the day of Eid-ul-Zuha. He visited the most sensitive areas in downtown Srinagar such as..
IndiaTimes - Published

2 women officers play key roles in Srinagar

Barely four days before Jammu & Kashmir was turned into a Union territory, Syed Sehrish Asgar was appointed director of information in Srinagar. For the last eight days, crisis management has defined..
IndiaTimes - Published

Indian authorities lock down Kashmir's major city on Eid holiday

Indian security forces kept disputed Kashmir's biggest city of Srinagar largely locked down on Monday, the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha, to prevent any major protests against a decision that scrapped..
Reuters - Published

CRPF's Kashmir 'madadgaar' helpline 14411 active again

The Srinagar-based CRPF helpline- 14411- has been re-activated for people, especially Kashmiris, who require help for their families or are in distress post the decision to abrogate provisions of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Centre should act thoughtfully else Kashmir will slip out of our hands: Digvijaya Singh

Referring to an international media report, Singh on Sunday said, "See what is happening in Srinagar and Kashmir. Refer to the international media and see what is happening in Kashmir. They..
IndiaTimes - Published

Passengers struggle to reach their families from Srinagar airport

As people fly back to Kashmir in time for Eid-ul-Azha, reaching home from the airport is a struggle of its own. Passengers at the Srinagar International Airport were seen on Sunday desperately..
IndiaTimes - Published

Hundreds chant anti-India slogans in seething Kashmir on eve of Eid

Hundreds of people protested in Kashmir's main city of Srinagar on Sunday against India's decision to curb its autonomy, despite new restrictions on travel and a seventh straight day of communications..
Reuters - Published

From ATMs to rations: J&K Administration issues important advisory for residents after Art 370 Abrogation

J&K civil administration on Sunday issued an important advisory for residents of J&K after the central government imposed restrictions under Section 144 of Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) in Doda,..
DNA - Published

J&K Police says situation normal, Civil Administration issues advisory

J&K civil administration on Sunday issued an important advisory for residents of J&K after the central government imposed restrictions under Section 144 of Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) in Doda,..
DNA - Published

CRPF's 'madadgaar' helpline in Kashmir notifies new number for people in distress

A Srinagar-based CRPF helpline notified a new number for people, especially Kashmiris, who require help for their families or are in distress post the abrogation of provisions of Article 370 in Jammu..
IndiaTimes - Published

Dubious Narrative: Nothing new about this

In Srinagar, there are sporadic protests every Friday, but the Western media flashes those as 'Kashmir burning'.
DNA - Published

Sporadic violence in Srinagar streets leaves more than 12 injured, but protestors 'clueless' about Article 370


IndiaTimes - Published

Some signs of normality return to Kashmir, but India's clampdown still strict

For the first time in six days, India eased travel restrictions in some parts of Srinagar on Saturday, and people flooded the streets of Kashmir's summer capital to buy provisions ahead of the Muslim..
Reuters - Published

NSA reaches out to people in Anantnag, interacts with cattle traders, locals

Camping here since August 6, a day after the Centre revoked the provisions of Article 370, which gave special autonomous status to Jammu and Kashmir, Doval had on Friday toured the sensitive downtown..
IndiaTimes - Published

Centre terms media reports of large-scale protests in Srinagar as 'completely fabricated'


IndiaTimes - Published

Only stray protests in Kashmir: MHA

"There have been a few stray protests in Srinagar/Baramulla and none of these involved a crowd of more than 20 people," a ministry spokesperson said. The spokesperson also dismissed a media report..
IndiaTimes - Published

18,000 offer namaz in Srinagar on first Friday after reorganisation: Govt

According to the J&K administration, more than 18,000 people in Srinagar, 7,500 in Budgam and 11,000 in Anantnag came out for namaz. Baramulla, Kulgam and Shopian reported gatherings of less than 4,000..
IndiaTimes - Published

Thousands protest in Indian Kashmir over new status despite clampdown

Indian police used tear gas and pellets to fight back at least 10,000 people protesting Delhi's withdrawal of special rights for Muslim-majority Jammu and Kashmir state in its main city of Srinagar on..
Reuters - Published

Governor Malik takes round of Srinagar city, visits hospitals, assesses situation


IndiaTimes - Published

J&K govt shifts 20 more 'troublemakers' from Kashmir to Agra; Mian Qayoom among 25 flown out on Thursday

The Jammu and Kashmir authorities airlifted a fresh batch of 20 "potential troublemakers" from Srinagar to Agra, officials said here on Friday. The people, who have a history of being involved in..
IndiaTimes - Published

NSA Ajit Doval tours sensitive downtown Srinagar, talks to locals, security personnel

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval on Friday visited downtown Srinagar and spent over two hours in the area interacting with troops and local people. Doval, who is in J&K to review the situation..
IndiaTimes - Published

Sitaram Yechury, D Raja detained at Srinagar airport

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yecury and his CPI colleague D Raja were denied entry in Srinagar on Friday. Yechury and CPI general secretary Raja had written to Satya Pal Malik on Thursday informing..
IndiaTimes - Published

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