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IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman shifted out of Srinagar

Varthaman, who was captured by Pakistan on February 27 during an aerial combat with Indian Air Force, had returned to his squadron in Srinagar last month though he was on a four-week sick leave.

Jammu and Kashmir: Turnout in Srinagar dips, Udhampur clocks 70% polling

Polling was conducted amid unprecedented security. Barring some incidents in Budgam district, the polls were peaceful.

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Decision 2019: Farooq Abdullah files nomination papers for Srinagar Lok Sabha seat

The Srinagar Lok Sabha seat is spread over three districts of Srinagar, Budgam and Ganderbal. It has 12,90,318 voters who will cast their votes at 1,716 polling stations. The last date for filing nomination papers for the second phase is March 26.

Grenade thrown in Srinagar, third such attack in 24 hours in Valley

In Srinagar, the first explosion occurred at Zero Bridge on Thursday, injuring three state police officials, including two traffic policemen. On Friday, a grenade was thrown near the clock tower in Lal Chowk; no casualties were reported.

J&K: Blast at Ghanta Ghar near Lal Chowk in Srinagar, second attack under 24 hrs

Earlier, militants carried out a grenade attack on a security picket at Zero Bridge in the city on Thursday that injured at least three traffic policemen.

Cinema paradiso

Srinagar is set get its first multiplex. The return of the silver screen is welcome

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Srinagar records coldest night of season, mercury settles below freezing point

Leh in Ladakh region of the state recorded a low of minus 8.4 degrees Celsius, while the nearby Kargil registered the minimum of minus 9.0 degrees Celsius. Kargil was the coldest recorded place in Jammu and Kashmir.

NIA raids Srinagar residences of businessman, family in decade-old terror funding case

This is the first major action against terror funding in the country under the stringent provisions of money laundering laws where the onus is on the accused to prove that he or she is "not guilty".

Jammu & Kashmir: Two militants, cop, civilian killed in Srinagar gunfight

Police officers said one constable was killed in the gunfight and four security personnel injured.

J-K: Separatists call for two-day strike against 'challenge' to Article 35A

Article 35A of the constitution relates to special rights and privileges of permanent residents of the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Security heightened in Srinagar after two militant attacks on Monday

Following the first lethal militant attack in Srinagar in almost three years, security was tightened and armed policemen were deployed at busy areas.

Volunteers carry out rescue and relief operation in Srinagar

Volunteers in Banpora area of Batamaloo in Srinagar were the first to reach the interiors of the city helped flood victims.

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Last rites of Pampore bravehearts performed with full state honours

Udhampur/Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 22 (ANI): The last rites of Captain Tushar Mahajan, who was martyred while fighting the terrorists at Pampore in Jammu and Kashmir, was performed with full military honours in Udhampur on Monday. Captain Mahajan was injured on Friday when he was leading a team to smoke-out the terrorists holed up inside a building near Srinagar. He succumbed to the injuries at 92 Base Hospital last evening. Meanwhile, last rites of Havaldar Raj Kumar Rana were performed by his daughter in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh.

Pampore encounter enters day 3

Pampore, Feb 22 (ANI): The gunfight between security forces and terrorists underway in Pampore, Jammu and Kashmir, entered the third day on Monday with the death toll reaching to seven, including one terrorist. The terrorists are holed up inside the multi-storeyed government complex of Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) on the Jammu- Srinagar National Highway. The entire area has been cordoned off as security forces are engaged heavily with the terrorists.

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Curfew imposed in parts of Srinagar

Srinagar, Feb 15 (ANI): Curfew was imposed in five police station areas of the Srinagar city after separatists called for a shutdown. In Srinagar, shops and government installations remained closed as a precautionary measure, while roads wore a deserted look as most people remained indoors. The armed security personnel patrolled residential and market areas to prevent any untoward incident.

Valley observes shutdown on Guru’s 3rd death anniversary

Srinagar, Feb 09 (ANI): Separatists called for a shutdown in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday on Afzal Guru’s third death anniversary. Guru was executed for his involvement in the 2001 Parliament attack case. In Srinagar, shops, schools and government installations remained closed as a precautionary measure, while roads wore a deserted look as most people remained indoors. The armed security personnel patrolled residential and market areas to prevent any untoward incident. In 2013, Guru was hanged in the national capital, sparking clashes in Kashmir. Dozens of people were injured during the protests.

Protests in Srinagar over death of local youth

Srinagar, Jan 14 (ANI): The people of Srinagar's Peerbagh area staged a protest against the death of a local youth after the police recovered his body with his throat slit near the Railway Bridge this morning. As the news of the recovery of the youth's body spread in the area, the people came out on the streets wailing and beating their chests. The protestors also pelted stones at the policemen outside the police headquarters in Srinagar. The youth identified as Owais Bashir Malik, a resident of Peerbagh, was missing from January 12, 2016.

PM Modi pays homage to late CM Mohd. Sayeed

New Delhi, Jan 07 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid homage to late Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed at the Palam Airport (Delhi). Sayeed passed away today at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) where he was undergoing treatment for pneumonia. Mortal remains of Sayeed were brought to Palam Airport, from where they were taken to Srinagar for the last rites.

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