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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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Srinagar gets high-tech cold storage facility for stocking tulip bulbs [Video]

Srinagar gets high-tech cold storage facility for stocking tulip bulbs

Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden in Srinagar got a new high-tech cold storage facility for stocking tulip bulbs. Tulip Garden team has placed several samples to test the facility. Tulip garden..

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New football stadium set up for budding players in Srinagar [Video]

New football stadium set up for budding players in Srinagar

Jammu and Kashmir has been witnessing a change after receiving the Union Territory status in all the key sectors. A huge emphasis is given to sports with an aim to nurture new talents. Football has..

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Manoj Sinha arrives in Srinagar to take charge as Lt Governor of J-K [Video]

Manoj Sinha arrives in Srinagar to take charge as Lt Governor of J-K

Newly-appointed Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Manoj Sinha arrived at Srinagar Airport on August 06. The appointment was confirmed by the Rashtrapati Bhawan, hours after Girish Chandra Murmu..

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People in Srinagar celebrate Eid al-Adha at homes amid COVID-19 lockdown [Video]

People in Srinagar celebrate Eid al-Adha at homes amid COVID-19 lockdown

As Srinagar is reeling under COVID-19 lockdown, people celebrated the festival of Eid al-Adha at their homes on August 01. Locals are avoiding from visiting mosques to contain the spread of COVID-19...

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Kashmiri girl working towards preserving Calligraphy art [Video]

Kashmiri girl working towards preserving Calligraphy art

Due to modern technology the age old traditional of Calligraphy art in Kashmir is dying and in order to preserve this, a Kashmiri girl Saima is taking keen interest to preserve the ages-old traditional..

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Eid al-Adha: Bakery shops open amid COVID-19 restrictions in Srinagar [Video]

Eid al-Adha: Bakery shops open amid COVID-19 restrictions in Srinagar

The district administration on July 28 has allowed shops to open in Srinagar for two days amid coronavirus lockdown. The shops will be opened from 09:00 am to 05:00 pm on July 29, 30 ahead of Eid..

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Out of 3,600 COVID-19 cases, over 1,500 patients discharged in Sringar: District Magistrate [Video]

Out of 3,600 COVID-19 cases, over 1,500 patients discharged in Sringar: District Magistrate

Informing about the coronavirus cases in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, District Magistrate stated that out of 3,600 cases, over 1,500 patients have been discharged. "There are 3,600 COVID-19 cases in..

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Ranbir Garh encounter: 2 terrorist neutralised by security forces [Video]

Ranbir Garh encounter: 2 terrorist neutralised by security forces

Two unidentified terrorists have been neutralised by the security forces on July 25 in an encounter in Ranbir Garh area of Srinagar. The Commanding Officer of 10 Sector of Indian Army, Naresh Mishra..

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Ranbir Garh encounter: Terrorist neutralized, search operation underway [Video]

Ranbir Garh encounter: Terrorist neutralized, search operation underway

One unidentified terrorist neutralised by the security forces on July 25 in an encounter in Ranbir Garh, in the outskirts of Srinagar. Search operation is underway. The encounter began at about 8 am...

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Kashmiri actor-producer gains prominence in B-town [Video]

Kashmiri actor-producer gains prominence in B-town

Kashmiri youth are reaping peace dividends post abrogation of Article 370. Danish Kak, an actor-producer from Srinagar has gained prominence in B-town. He bagged his first Bollywood break with 'Student..

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JandK DGP Dilbag Singh inaugurates 'Plasma Screening Camp' in Srinagar [Video]

JandK DGP Dilbag Singh inaugurates 'Plasma Screening Camp' in Srinagar

The Director General of Police (DGP) of Jammu and Kashmir, Dilbag Singh on July 22 inaugurated "Plasma Screening Camp" in Srinagar on July 22. The camp was organised by JandK Police and Department of..

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Srinagar residents fulfilling gardening hobby during extended lockdown [Video]

Srinagar residents fulfilling gardening hobby during extended lockdown

Amid re-imposed COVID lockdown, people are fulfilling their hobbies which they forgot in their busy lives in Jammu and Kashmir. Residents of Srinagar are buying seasonal flower plants and fancy plants..

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Lockdown woes in Srinagar as COVID cases continue to mount [Video]

Lockdown woes in Srinagar as COVID cases continue to mount

Amid increasing cases of coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir, capital city Srinagar's several areas went in lockdown again to curb the spread of COVID-19 on July 19. Earlier, the state government gave..

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The light transit metro train service in Srinagar and Jammu is expected to be ready by 2024, Union minister Jitendra Singh said Saturday. Singh said the metro project for the two cities would cost..
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J&K: BJP celebrates first anniversary of Article 370 abrogation, hoists tricolour in Srinagar

The BJP office in Srinagar celebrated the first anniversary of the Centre's decision that abrogated the constitutional provision on August 5, 2019.
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Local terror recruits halved in 2019, lesser now: 15 Corps chief

With Jammu & Kashmir marking a year of revocation of Article 370, Lt Gen B S Raju, the General officer-in-command (GOC) of Srinagar-based 15 Corps, has said the situation in the valley is “stable but..
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Curbs remain in place in Kashmir valley

Curfew-like restrictions, mainly to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, remained enforced in Kashmir on Wednesday as the union territory marks the first anniversary of revocation of special status of Jammu..
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Two-day curfew in Srinagar after intel warns of 'Black Day' protest on August 5

After the meeting late night, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar issued an order imposing two-day curfew in the capital on 4-5th August. The order cited a report from Senior Superintendent of Police of the..
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J&K: Curfew imposed in Srinagar on August 4-5 in wake of first anniversary of Article 370 abrogation

There will be curfew/restrictions in Srinagar on August 4 and 5. A series of inputs that have been received suggest that some groups are planning to observe August 5 as 'Black Day'.
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CRPF Inspector posted in Srinagar dies of Covid-19


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J&K chief secretary, DGP take stock of security arrangements in Srinagar on Eid


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Lockdowns rob Dal of its romance, shikarawallahs of their livelihood

Rows of desolate shikaras anchored on the banks of Srinagar’s picture perfect Dal lake remind 75-year-old Ghulam Ahmad Kallu of the not-so-perfect yet contented life he once led.
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Srinagar COVID Warrior: Meet Jamil Ahmed, ambulance driver who ferries coronavirus patients across town without fear

A Srinagar ambulance driver is serving day and night the patients suffering from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and have helped thousands of COVID-19 patients to not only reach the hospital but also..
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Eid-ul-Adha 2020: Two-day relaxation for shopping in Srinagar

Essential services shops will open for two days on 29 and 30 July with strict adherence to notified COVID-19 preventive guidelines in Srinagar, the district administration said.
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CRPF constable kills self in Srinagar


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No resident of Srinagar active in terror ranks: Kashmir Zone Police

Yesterday two terrorists of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were gunned down in an encounter. The slain terrorists included Ishfaq Rashid Khan, resident of Srinagar, while the other was from the Pulwama..
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2 LeT terrorists killed in encounter with security forces near Srinagar

A top commander of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) was among two militants killed in an encounter with security forces on the outskirts of Srinagar on Saturday, police said. The encounter ensued when the..
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Encounter breaks out between security forces, terrorists on outskirts of Srinagar


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Encounter underway in outskirts of Srinagar, 2-3 terrorists believed to be trapped

Encounter breaks out between security forces and militants on the outskirts of Srinagar city
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J&K administration orders complete lockdown in red zones after spike in COVID-19 cases

Earlier, the district administration of Srinagar, through its official handle, had tweeted about the COVID-19 situation in the union territory which has reached a point where most hospitals are running..
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Geelani’s medico son posted at Srinagar’s premier hospital


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3 terrorists killed in encounter in J&K's Amshipora

Three terrorists have been killed in an ongoing encounter at Amshipora area of Shopian, said Defence Public Relations Officer (PRO) Srinagar. ​​The operation is still in progress. An encounter..
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Rajnath Singh to visit Ladakh, Srinagar later this week

While they will visit Ladakh on July 17, both will be in Srinagar on July 18. While Pakistan constantly violates ceasefire from across the LoC, China has continued to intrude into Indian territory in..
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UP, parts of J&K, B’luru, Pune back in lockdown mode

Citing “good public response” to its first weekend lockdown, UP on Sunday decided to continue with the concept of a stop-start shutdown for two days each week till it gets a grip on the spread of..
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Lockdown re-imposed in Srinagar from Sunday in wake of spike in Covid-19 cases


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Suspended cop Devender Singh shared 'sensitive' info with Pakistan high commission: Officials

The NIA filed a chargesheet against Singh, at present lodged in Jammu jail, and five others on July 6 in a case of allegedly waging "war against India" with the help of Pakistan-based terror groups..
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J&K: Partial lockdown to be imposed in Srinagar from July 13

A sudden spike in the COVID-19 cases and significant spike in the death rate has forced the Srinagar district administration to to re-impose strict restrictions in maximum parts of the district from..
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J&K: Parks, gardens in Srinagar reopen for visitors


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J&K cadre IPS officer suspended for 'gross misconduct and misbehaviour': Home Ministry

Jammu and Kashmir cadre IPS officer Basant Rath has been suspended for alleged instances of "gross misconduct and misbehaviour" with immediate effect, says a Union Home Ministry order. The order,..
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Sopore terror attack: IGP visits civilian victim’s family in Srinagar, assures impartial probe


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Terrorist responsible for death of minor in Kashmir killed in an encounter

The militant responsible for the death of an eight-year-old boy in the Bijbehara attack last week was killed Thursday night in Srinagar. Thursday night's encounter in which Zahid Daas was killed at..
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A free open-air class in Kashmir which depends on sun, rain and clouds

Owing to the slow internet speed and spread of coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir, an engineer-turned-teacher has started free open-air coaching classes at a ground in Srinagar.
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'Aim is to entertain': Cinema to return to Kashmir soon with Valley's first multiplex

A three-storey multiplex will soon come up in Srinagar, the first of its kind in Kashmir, which will enable Kashmiris to enjoy Bollywood films on the big screen.
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Three Hizb ultras killed in Srinagar, terrorist duo escape from Kulgam


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Encounter underway in Srinagar

An encounter broke out between security forces and militants here on Sunday, police said. Based on specific intelligence inputs about the presence of militants in Zoonimar area of the city, security..
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FIR against Kargil Congress councillor

The Ladakh police registered a case on Friday against Kargil Congress councillor Zakir Hussain for allegedly making controversial remarks about the India-China face-off during a telephone chat with..
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Eastern Ladakh tension: IAF chief pays quiet visit to Leh, Srinagar

Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria paid a two-day visit to Leh and Srinagar to oversee preparedness of the IAF in view of the massive escalation in tension with China following the violent Galwan Valley..
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IAF Chief visits Leh to review Ladakh operations, fighter aircraft moved to forward bases

Even as the Indian Air Force (IAF) moved its assets including fighter aircraft to forward bases and airfields in view of the ongoing dispute with China, its chief RKS Bhadauria was on a two-day..
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J&K govt makes annual move to Srinagar


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Srinagar mayor loses trust vote, removed from post


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Junaid Azim Mattu loses no-confidence motion, removed as Srinagar mayor

Junaid Azim Mattu was on Tuesday removed as the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) mayor after he lost a no-confidence motion moved against him in the city body. The People's Conference leader, whose..
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Restaurants open in Kashmir as COVID-19 lockdown eased

Restaurants and ice cream parlours opened in most parts of Srinagar but no customer was allowed to sit inside.
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Magnitude 3.9 mild earthquake strikes Jammu & Kashmir, epicenter near Srinagar

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Three drug peddlers arrested in Srinagar


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Five-star hotels, houseboats among paid Covid-19 quarantine facilities for those flying into Srinagar

The Srinagar administration has roped in five-star hotels The Lalit and Taj Vivanta overlooking the picturesque Dal Lake and other luxury lodges as paid quarantine facilities to ensure a relaxed and..
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