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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.


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..
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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

Videos for Srinagar

India eases lockdown in Indian-administered Kashmir [Video]India eases lockdown in Indian-administered Kashmir

Some respite for the people of Srinagar who have faced severe restrictions for weeks since the stripping of the region's autonomy.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:15Published

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


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.
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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’

IndiaTimes - Published

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..
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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..
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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

90% of Kashmir free of daytime restrictions, says J&K principal secretary

At a presser in Srinagar, J&K principal secretary Rohit Kansal said that on the law and order front, out of 111 police stations in Kashmir, only 105 functions or are territorial. He said that now..
IndiaTimes - Published

Indian Army chief Bipin Rawat reviews preparedness along LoC

General Rawat had arrived in Srinagar on Friday on a two-day visit to the union territory.
DNA - Published

Soon, Kashmir to have Metro rail in Srinagar

Reportedly, the cost of the project will be five thousand crore rupees
DNA - Published

'Nearly 5000 surgeries performed in major hospitals in Srinagar so far this month'

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Terrorists kill 65-year-old shopkeeper in Srinagar for keeping his shop open

IndiaTimes - Published

On-ground situation in Srinagar completely contrary to govt's claims: Sitaram Yechury

Yechury, who went to Srinagar to meet his ailing party colleague Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami, refused to elaborate, saying he would submit a detailed report to the apex court. The Communist Party of India..
IndiaTimes - Published

New bunkers, checkposts in Srinagar amid terror threat

These bunkers have been made with sandbags and spool of concertina wire have also been places around them.
DNA - Published

Plans for Srinagar Metro finalised; construction to begin in 2020, estimated to cost Rs 5,000 cr

Two corridor of Srinagar metro will have 12 stations each with the total cost expected to be around Rs 5,000 crore.
DNA - Published

Army chief to review security situation in Srinagar today

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J&K: Netas to be freed in 2 weeks?

According to indications from Srinagar, the administration targets to release the leaders in phases, possibly within the next two weeks, depending on the ground situation. Indications are that while..
IndiaTimes - Published

65-year-old shopkeeper killed by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir

A 65-year-old man was killed by terrorists in the Parimpora area on the outskirts of Srinagar City on Friday. He was a shopkeeper and reportedly killed for keeping his shop open.
DNA - Published

In his first after Art 370 revocation, Army chief to visit Srinagar tomorrow

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat is all set to visit Srinagar for the first time since the revocation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Sitaram Yechury reaches Srinagar, meets Taragami

Yechury drove from the airport in a security convoy of 10 cars and reached Tarigami's Gupkar Road residence at noon. The media was barred from going close to Tarigami's residence. The stretch of road..
IndiaTimes - Published

SC seeks govt reply on curbs in Valley, allows Yechury trip

The SC on Wednesday sought the Centre's response within seven days on two PILs seeking lifting of the unprecedented clampdown on communication facilities in the Kashmir Valley, alleging that it..
IndiaTimes - Published

Minority affairs ministry team to meet governor, officials and people in Srinagar: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Union minister of minority affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday said a team from his department is on a two-day visit to Srinagar where it will seek avenues for development and also assess the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Life gradually returning to normal in Jammu and Kashmir

Following restrictions imposed by the government in wake of scrapping Article 370, Jammu and Kashmir is returning to normalcy as people were seen shopping at local markets on Tuesday. Primary schools..
IndiaTimes - Published

CRPF's 'madadgaar' helpline in Srinagar notifies 3 new numbers for public

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Govt extends 85 central schemes to J&K, Ladakh

The state administration on Sunday removed J&K flag from the civil secretariat building in Srinagar, with only the National Flag remaining on it.
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High-level team of minority affairs ministry to visit Srinagar

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Aircraft from Srinagar carrying Rahul Gandhi, senior Opposition leaders faced trouble landing in New Delhi

While returning to the Capital from Srinagar, Go Air flight G8-149 was almost ready to land at the New Delhi airport when suddenly the pilot opted for a go-around.
DNA - Published

J&K state flag removed from Civil Secretariat in Srinagar

The state flag of Jammu and Kashmir will soon be phased out from all the government buildings in Jammu and Kashmir.
DNA - Published

Heard painful stories from people in flight: Yechury after Srinagar visit

There were many youngsters, who said we are studying outside Kashmir. They said they had gone there just to know whether their parents are alive or not. People are not getting medicine on time... The..
IndiaTimes - Published

Rahul Gandhi, 11 Opposition leaders land in Srinagar, packed off to Delhi

The delegation said they planned to visit many parts of J&K to access the situation and wanted to instil confidence among people and start the process of normalisation.
DNA - Published

Opposition leaders take a flight to Srinagar, make a point

The delegation comprising Rahul Gandhi, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Anand Sharma and K C Venugopal from Congress, Tiruchi Siva of DMK, Trinamool’s Dinesh Trivedi, NCP’s Majeed Memon, Left leaders Sitaram..
IndiaTimes - Published

Almost 90% of stone-pelting incidents after J&K move were in Srinagar

After August 6, stone-pelting incidents in the Valley have followed a downward graph, but for a brief spike on Fridays and around Independence Day. On August 6 — the day Parliament cleared the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Opposition delegation turned back from Srinagar airport, leaders allege all 'not normal' in Jammu and Kashmir

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Opposition delegation led by Rahul Gandhi sent back to Delhi from Srinagar

A delegation of parties including Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was on Saturday not allowed to go out of Srinagar airport and was sent back to Delhi. The delegation came back to Delhi this evening...
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Delegation of opposition leaders not allowed to leave Srinagar airport, says CPM

IndiaTimes - Published

Rahul Gandhi-led opposition delegation not allowed to visit Srinagar, sent back from airport

Congress, CPI, DMK, RJD, TMC, NCP and JD(S) were part of the opposition's all-party delegation.
DNA - Published

Govt opens channels of communication with Omar, Mehbooba

Highly placed official sources said a team comprising members of different Central agencies met with the two leaders in Srinagar to allow their release on "certain conditions". The govt wants to..
IndiaTimes - Published

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