Articles about Srinagar

J&K faces power outages as 20,000 PDD workers strike

19 Dec 2021

J&K faces power outages as 20,000 PDD workers strike

Nearly 20,000 employees from Jammu and Kashmir's (J&K) Power Development Department (PDD) have gone on strike indefinitely.

3 dead in terror attack on police bus near Srinagar

13 Dec 2021

3 dead in terror attack on police bus near Srinagar

A group of terrorists fired upon a police bus at Zewan near Srinagar on Monday claiming the lives of three Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) police officials, NDTV reported citing sources.

J&K orders magisterial probe into Hyderpora encounter

18 Nov 2021

J&K orders magisterial probe into Hyderpora encounter

The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Thursday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the controversial Hyderpora encounter.

J&K civilian killings: Man killed 'mistaken for Pandit shop owner'

10 Nov 2021

J&K civilian killings: Man killed 'mistaken for Pandit shop owner'

The recent killing of a salesperson near a wholesale grocery shop in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, may have been a case of mistaken identity.

How refusal to use Pakistan's airspace could kill Srinagar-Sharjah flights

03 Nov 2021

How refusal to use Pakistan's airspace could kill Srinagar-Sharjah flights

Pakistan has reportedly refused to allow the use of its airspace to flights between Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar to the United Arab Emirates' Sharjah.

Modi government will ensure J&K is most developed: Amit Shah

25 Oct 2021

Modi government will ensure J&K is most developed: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said the government will ensure Jammu and Kashmir becomes the most developed province in India.

LeT commander who killed UP carpenter shot dead: J&K Police

20 Oct 2021

LeT commander who killed UP carpenter shot dead: J&K Police

The Indian Army on Wednesday killed a terrorist involved in the recent killing of a carpenter from Uttar Pradesh in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian, the police said.

Migrant laborers flee J&K as civilian killings by terrorists rise

18 Oct 2021

Migrant laborers flee J&K as civilian killings by terrorists rise

A large number of non-local laborers were reportedly seen waiting for trains and buses in Srinagar to leave the Kashmir Valley following a spate of terrorist attacks targeting migrants from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.

J&K: Terror attack at Srinagar government school; two teachers killed

07 Oct 2021

J&K: Terror attack at Srinagar government school; two teachers killed

Two school teachers were reportedly shot dead by unidentified terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar on Thursday.

IAF air show over Dal Lake on September 26

15 Sep 2021

IAF air show over Dal Lake on September 26

The Indian Air Force will hold an air show over the famous Dal Lake in Srinagar on September 26 that will help motivate the youth of Jammu and Kashmir to join the IAF, according to officials.

28-year-old walking from Srinagar with hopes to meet PM Modi

23 Aug 2021

28-year-old walking from Srinagar with hopes to meet PM Modi

Fahim Nazir Shah is walking to Delhi from Srinagar, hoping that his around 815-km journey will get the attention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and he'll get an opportunity to meet him.

After new policy, J&K finalizes investments worth Rs. 23,000 crore

07 Aug 2021

After new policy, J&K finalizes investments worth Rs. 23,000 crore

Jammu and Kashmir has finalized investment projects worth Rs. 23,000 crore, four months after a new industrial policy was notified, and more investments are on the way.

Kargil Vijay Diwas: Army pays tributes to its soldiers

26 Jul 2021

Kargil Vijay Diwas: Army pays tributes to its soldiers

On the occasion of the 22nd anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas, the Army paid rich tributes to the soldiers who lost their lives in the 1999 Kargil War against Pakistan at the Drass War Memorial in Ladakh on Monday.

CBI raids 40 locations in the J&K gun license scam

24 Jul 2021

CBI raids 40 locations in the J&K gun license scam

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today raided 40 locations across Jammu and Kashmir and Delhi in connection with a gun license scam, reports say.

Asia's largest tulip garden to open for visitors from tomorrow

24 Mar 2021

Asia's largest tulip garden to open for visitors from tomorrow

Asia's largest tulip garden, overlooking the famous Dal Lake in Srinagar, will be thrown open to the public on Thursday, said Tulip Garden in-charge, Inam Rehman Sofi.

Fresh snowfall in parts of Kashmir; light rain in Delhi-NCR

12 Mar 2021

Fresh snowfall in parts of Kashmir; light rain in Delhi-NCR

Parts of Kashmir received fresh snowfall while the rest of the Kashmir Valley witnessed moderate to heavy rainfall for the third consecutive day on Friday.

Kashmir: Fresh snowfall reported, cold wave-like conditions return

27 Feb 2021

Kashmir: Fresh snowfall reported, cold wave-like conditions return

Fresh snowfall in Kashmir on Saturday brought back cold wave-like conditions in the Valley where the day temperature for the past week was several degrees higher than normal for this time of the year, officials said.

J&K: Two cops killed as terrorists open fire in Srinagar

19 Feb 2021

J&K: Two cops killed as terrorists open fire in Srinagar

Two policemen died after being shot at by terrorists in the Barzulla area of Srinagar district in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, police officials confirmed.

Popular eatery Krishna Dhaba owner's son shot in Srinagar

18 Feb 2021

Popular eatery Krishna Dhaba owner's son shot in Srinagar

The son of the owner of popular food joint Krishna Dhaba, located in a high-security area of Srinagar, was shot at by terrorists from a close range and critically wounded on Wednesday evening, police said.

Fresh snowfall in parts of Kashmir; minimum temperature improves

03 Feb 2021

Fresh snowfall in parts of Kashmir; minimum temperature improves

Most parts of Kashmir received fresh snowfall on Wednesday, resulting in significant improvement in the minimum temperature across the Valley and providing huge relief to residents, officials said.

Cold wave conditions persist in the Kashmir Valley

30 Jan 2021

Cold wave conditions persist in the Kashmir Valley

Cold wave conditions continued in Kashmir on Saturday as the mercury stayed several degrees below freezing point across the Valley. The extreme subzero temperatures have resulted in the freezing of water bodies and drinking water supply lines.

Kashmir: Cold wave prevails, minimum temperature falls below freezing point

27 Jan 2021

Kashmir: Cold wave prevails, minimum temperature falls below freezing point

The minimum temperature in Kashmir stayed below freezing point on Wednesday and is expected to remain so until the next week with the weatherman forecasting the possibility of a Western Disturbance hitting the Valley on February 2.

Minimum temperatures rise marginally across Kashmir

22 Jan 2021

Minimum temperatures rise marginally across Kashmir

The minimum temperatures across the Kashmir Valley increased marginally on Friday, even as they remained several notches below the freezing point, a Meteorological Department official informed.

Cold wave sweeps Kashmir; several places record sub-zero temperatures

19 Jan 2021

Cold wave sweeps Kashmir; several places record sub-zero temperatures

Minimum temperatures across Kashmir stayed several degrees below the freezing point as an intense cold wave swept the region, a meteorological department official said on Tuesday.

Srinagar records coldest night in 30 years

14 Jan 2021

Srinagar records coldest night in 30 years

A major portion of Kashmir's famous Dal Lake and several other water bodies froze on Thursday as the cold wave in the Valley continued with Srinagar recording the coldest night in 30 years, officials informed.

Fresh snowfall in Kashmir; air traffic at Srinagar Airport affected

09 Jan 2021

Fresh snowfall in Kashmir; air traffic at Srinagar Airport affected

Srinagar and some other parts of Kashmir received fresh snowfall on Saturday, affecting flight operations at the airport, even as the minimum temperature dropped across the Valley.

Srinagar-Jammu Highway cleared of snow; stranded vehicles allowed to ply

08 Jan 2021

Srinagar-Jammu Highway cleared of snow; stranded vehicles allowed to ply

Vehicles stranded on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway were allowed to ply toward their destinations on Friday as the arterial road was cleared after remaining closed for five days due to heavy snowfall.

Transportation links with Kashmir Valley cut off for second day

05 Jan 2021

Transportation links with Kashmir Valley cut off for second day

Kashmir was cut off from the rest of the country for the second consecutive day on Tuesday as the arterial Jammu-Srinagar National Highway and Mughal Road remained closed, while air traffic was suspended due to snowfall across the Valley.

Snowfall leads to closure of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway

04 Jan 2021

Snowfall leads to closure of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway

Kashmir was cut off from the rest of the country on Monday as the arterial Jammu-Srinagar National Highway and Mughal Road were closed due to snowfall across the Valley, leaving nearly 4,500 vehicles stranded along the 260-kilometer road.

Srinagar: Punjabi jeweler gets domicile certificate, terrorists shoot him dead

02 Jan 2021

Srinagar: Punjabi jeweler gets domicile certificate, terrorists shoot him dead

In a spine-chilling incident, a 70-year-old Punjabi jeweler Satpal Nischal was shot dead in Srinagar weeks after he got a domicile certificate that allowed him to purchase immovable property.

Intense cold wave conditions in Kashmir, Srinagar freezes

31 Dec 2020

Intense cold wave conditions in Kashmir, Srinagar freezes

The cold wave sweeping Kashmir intensified on Thursday as the mercury fell several notches to settle well below the freezing point across the Valley, officials there said.

Dry weather to continue till Christmas in Kashmir: Weather Department

23 Dec 2020

Dry weather to continue till Christmas in Kashmir: Weather Department

Cold waves intensified in Kashmir with a drop in minimum temperatures in most parts of the Valley, while the weather department predicted the cold and dry weather to continue till Christmas Day.

'Chillai-Kalan' begins on dry note in Kashmir

21 Dec 2020

'Chillai-Kalan' begins on dry note in Kashmir

Chillai-Kalan, the 40-day harshest winter period, began in Kashmir on Monday on a dry note even as there was an improvement in the minimum temperature across the Valley, India Meteorological Department officials said.

J&K: Four suspected Jaish terrorists eliminated, had "big plan"

19 Nov 2020

J&K: Four suspected Jaish terrorists eliminated, had "big plan"

In what qualifies as a massive win for security forces, four suspected terrorists of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed were neutralized this morning in a gun battle on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway near Nagrota.

Hizbul Mujahideen chief commander Saifullah killed in Srinagar encounter

01 Nov 2020

Hizbul Mujahideen chief commander Saifullah killed in Srinagar encounter

The chief commander of the terrorist group Hizbul Mujahideen, Saifullah, was killed in an encounter in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, on Sunday.

Two cops martyred as terrorists attack police party in J&K

14 Aug 2020

Two cops martyred as terrorists attack police party in J&K

Two cops belonging to the IRP battalion in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir were martyred in a terrorist ambush along the Nowgam bypass, on the outskirts of Srinagar today.

I'm under house arrest, says Saifuddin Soz, challenging government's claims

31 Jul 2020

I'm under house arrest, says Saifuddin Soz, challenging government's claims

From behind barbed wires at his home in Srinagar, senior Congress leader Saifuddin Soz junked the government's claims about him not being detained, telling reporters that the Supreme Court was being fed lies.

Amid spike in coronavirus cases, lockdown announced in Kashmir Valley

22 Jul 2020

Amid spike in coronavirus cases, lockdown announced in Kashmir Valley

The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Wednesday announced a lockdown in most regions of the Kashmir Valley to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

Junaid Shah (28), model and Ranbir Kapoor lookalike, passes away

17 Jul 2020

Junaid Shah (28), model and Ranbir Kapoor lookalike, passes away

In a tragic piece of news, Junaid Shah, a 28-year-old model, who was best known for his uncanny resemblance with Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor, passed away on Thursday.

Coronavirus: 300 attendees to be tested after Delhi mosque event

30 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: 300 attendees to be tested after Delhi mosque event

Over 300 people in Delhi's Nizamuddin were taken to different hospitals on Monday to be tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).