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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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Three terrorists neutralised in encounter in Srinagar, one civilian also killed [Video]

Three terrorists neutralised in encounter in Srinagar, one civilian also killed

Three terrorists were neutralised during an encounter in the Batamaloo area of Srinagar. The encounter started when security forces were laying a cordon and search operation in the Firdousabad..

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16 terrorists including commanders killed in Srinagar this year: J-K DGP [Video]

16 terrorists including commanders killed in Srinagar this year: J-K DGP

Jammu and Kashmir Dilbag Singh on September 17 said that there were seven successful operations in Srinagar this year during which 16 terrorists, including militant commanders, were gunned down. "Out..

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3 terrorists killed, civilian died in Batamaloo encounter: J-K DGP [Video]

3 terrorists killed, civilian died in Batamaloo encounter: J-K DGP

Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh, on September 17 informed that three terrorists were gunned down by the security forces in the Batamaloo encounter which also saw a civilian..

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Students appear for NEET exams with full COVID protocols in Srinagar [Video]

Students appear for NEET exams with full COVID protocols in Srinagar

National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) examinations conducted in the Valley on September 13. The aspirants arrived at their respective examination centres with masks on due to COVID-19 pandemic...

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Primary Health Centre in JandK's Gatipora to benefit 25,000 people [Video]

Primary Health Centre in JandK's Gatipora to benefit 25,000 people

Locals are lauding the construction of a healthcare centre in Gatipora area of Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district. The construction of new Primary Health Centre has been the latest to join the fleet..

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Sher-e-Kashmir University introduces 'Hail Net System' to protect apple crops [Video]

Sher-e-Kashmir University introduces 'Hail Net System' to protect apple crops

Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences - Technology in Srinagar introduced 'Hail Net System' for protection of apple crop. Valley is known for its high quality apples, however, climatic..

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LG Manoj Sinha launches village-level redressal portal in J-K [Video]

LG Manoj Sinha launches village-level redressal portal in J-K

Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha launched a public grievance redressal in the valley. The name of the grievance redressal is JK i-grams, (Jammu - Kashmir integrated grievance redress..

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Locals laud construction of Public Health Centre in JandK's Anantnag [Video]

Locals laud construction of Public Health Centre in JandK's Anantnag

The construction of a new Public Health Centre (PHC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district has been the latest to join the fleet of new initiatives by the Union Territory's government for the..

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Meet Kuldeep Handoo first recipient of Dronacharya Award from JandK [Video]

Meet Kuldeep Handoo first recipient of Dronacharya Award from JandK

Kuldeep Handoo, a Wushu coach was conferred with the esteemed Dronacharya Award on August 29. He is the first person from the valley to receive the coveted award. 11-time national champion Kuldeep..

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Silk factory gets upgraded with funding from World Bank to boost production in Srinagar [Video]

Silk factory gets upgraded with funding from World Bank to boost production in Srinagar

In order to increase the production of silk garments across the Valley, the Jammu and Kashmir government is focusing on upgrading the silk factory with new facilities and equipments funded by the World..

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J-K floriculture officer inspires youth [Video]

J-K floriculture officer inspires youth

Youth in Kashmir valley are setting examples and Javaid Masoodi from Budgam's Chadoora district is one among them. Floriculture officer at the Mughal Garden in Srinagar, Javaid Masoodi qualified for..

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Watch: Grenade attack bid on Army in J&K; explosion on road injures many [Video]

Watch: Grenade attack bid on Army in J&K; explosion on road injures many

Terrorists attempted a grenade attack on an Army convoy in Jammu and Kashmir. The incident occurred at Baramulla's Azadganj bridge. The grenade missed its target and exploded on the road instead...

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Wreath laying ceremony of ASI Babu Ram held in J-K's Poonch [Video]

Wreath laying ceremony of ASI Babu Ram held in J-K's Poonch

Wreath laying ceremony of ASI Babu Ram was performed in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch on August 30. He lost his life in an encounter with terrorists at Pantha Chowk in Srinagar on Aug 29. 3 terrorists..

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Construction of mini stadium on full swing to boost sports activities in Srinagar [Video]

Construction of mini stadium on full swing to boost sports activities in Srinagar

Construction of a mini stadium is on full swing to boost sports activities in Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST) Shalimar in Srinagar. This is the first..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:41Published
3 LeT terrorists gunned down in Srinagar encounter: DGP Dilbag Singh [Video]

3 LeT terrorists gunned down in Srinagar encounter: DGP Dilbag Singh

Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP), Dilbag Singh informed that three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists were gunned down in Pantha Chowk encounter. "Though we have lost our officer in the..

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