Srinagar: News

07 Apr 2024

Jama Masjid

Srinagar's Grand Mosque locked again; Mehbooba Mufti slams J&K administration  

The Grand Mosque in Srinagar was closed to the public by the Jammu and Kashmir administration on the occasion of Shab-e-Qadr, one of the most auspicious nights of the Islamic calendar.

08 Mar 2024

Jammu And Kashmir

'How did J&K progress under Article 370?': Farooq counters PM

Farooq Abdullah on Thursday dismissed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's claims of dynastic politics in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and said that the erstwhile state made progress while Article 370 was in place.

07 Mar 2024

Narendra Modi

Congress was 'misguiding' Kashmir over Article 370: Modi in Srinagar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday slammed Congress and its allies for "misleading" the people of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and the entire country in the name of Article 370.

07 Mar 2024

Narendra Modi

Modi in Srinagar today, 1st visit since Article 370's abrogation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address a public meeting and launch multiple development projects worth over Rs. 6,400 crore on Thursday in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

13 Feb 2024

Jammu And Kashmir

'Pakistan-backed' terrorist arrested for killing Punjab workers in Srinagar

The Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Police on Tuesday arrested the terrorist behind the killing of two migrant workers from Punjab in J&K's Srinagar last week.

01 Feb 2024

Vaishno Devi

Snowfall at Vaishno Devi shrine; cold wave grips North India

The Vaishno Devi Temple received its first snowfall of the season on Thursday.

27 Dec 2023


Thick fog continues in Delhi; 110 flights, 25 trains hit

Heavy fog continued to engulf Delhi on Wednesday, resulting in near-zero visibility in the national capital.

26 Dec 2023

Narendra Modi

India-Pakistan talks 'must' to prevent Gaza-like fate: Farooq Abdullah 

Jammu and Kashmir National Conference supremo and MP Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday criticized the central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not engaging in talks with Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir dispute.

29 Nov 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Protests erupt in Kashmir colleges over derogatory post on Prophet

Protests erupted at various colleges in Kashmir on Wednesday over an alleged offensive social media post against Prophet Muhammad by a student of National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar.

IMD forecasts rainfall in Mumbai; Yellow alert in Gujarat, TN

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted rainfall in Mumbai and other coastal areas of Maharashtra from Saturday.

16 Nov 2023

Travel And Tourism

Winter travel: Road trips in India to take this season

Traversing through trails capped with snow makes for a thrilling travel experience unique to the peak of winter.

11 Nov 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Massive fire at Dal Lake; 3 tourists killed

A major fire erupted at the iconic Dal Lake in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, on Saturday morning, killing three Bangladeshi tourists.

30 Oct 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Migrant laborer shot dead by terrorists in Pulwama

A migrant worker from Uttar Pradesh was shot dead on Monday by terrorists in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

21 Oct 2023

Kashmir Valley

J&K government pulls out all stops to curb pro-Palestinian protests

As the Israel-Hamas war continues to escalate, the Jammu and Kashmir government is taking stringent steps to thwart protests in the region.

29 May 2023

Upcoming Movies

'Welcome to Kashmir': Kashmiri-produced Bollywood film gets appreciation in Srinagar

On Saturday, marking a momentous occasion, the first-ever Kashmiri-produced Bollywood film, Welcome to Kashmir, made its debut at the Inox Multiplex Cinema in Srinagar.

22 May 2023

G20 Summit

G20 tourism meet in Srinagar today under tight security

Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) will host the third tourism working group meeting of G20 countries from Monday in Srinagar under tight security, according to the news outlet The Indian Express.

20 May 2023


China boycotts G20 meeting in Kashmir, Turkey may follow suit 

China said on Friday it would skip a crucial G20 meeting in Jammu and Kashmir's capital Srinagar which will reportedly be attended by over 60 international delegates, including those from the United States.

19 May 2023

G20 Summit

J&K: Know how Srinagar is preparing for G20 meet

The administration of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) has implemented high-profile security measures ahead of the three-day G20 tourism meeting, which begins on May 22. Around 1,000 CCTV cameras have been installed, and specialized forces such as the National Security Guard (NSG) have been deployed in the summer capital of Srinagar.

01 Apr 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Srinagar to get free Wi-Fi zones soon

Srinagar, the capital city of Jammu and Kashmir, which experiences unrest and internet shutdowns quite frequently, will soon get free Wi-Fi services under a public-private partnership (PPP) arrangement, News18 reported.

18 Mar 2023


Kashmir: 4 dead, 28 injured after bus overturns in Pulwama

At least four people were killed and 28 were injured after a passenger bus overturned in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, reported PTI.

30 Jan 2023

Congress Party

Congress's Bharat Jodo Yatra concludes today, other parties to join

The Congress's pan-India march Bharat Jodo Yatra culminated in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, on Sunday and will officially conclude on Monday with a rally led by Rahul Gandhi at Sher-e-Kashmir Stadium, which other like-minded parties are expected to join.

20 Sep 2022

Manoj Sinha

J&K: After 30 years, Kashmir gets first multiplex in Srinagar

Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday inaugurated a multiplex in Srinagar, ending the Kashmir Valley's three-decade-long wait for a cinema screen.

11 Sep 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Unique 'curfew' in Srinagar as bears keep residents indoor

Fear gripped locals in Srinagar, Jammu Kashmir's capital city, as a black bear and her cub, were found roaming in the posh localities on Sunday.

28 Aug 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

NIT Srinagar threatens heavy fine for India-Pakistan match watch parties

The National Institute of Technology (NIT), Srinagar, issued a warning to its students to not watch the India-Pakistan cricket match on Sunday in groups.

16 Aug 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Terrorists shoot 2 Kashmiri Pandit brothers in orchard; 1 dead

A Kashmiri Pandit was shot dead on Tuesday by terrorists at an apple orchard in Kashmir's Shopian district. His brother was also injured in the shooting.

16 Aug 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: 6 ITBP personnel killed in bus accident, 30 injured

A bus carrying about 39 security personnel from the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and the Jammu and Kashmir Police met with a severe accident on its way to Pahalgam on Tuesday.

08 July 2022


5 picture-perfect lakes in India to add to your itinerary

Travelers who find joy sitting by lakes and simply watching ducks paddle by would understand the importance of lakes in the ecosystem of a region.

09 Jun 2022

West Bengal

ECI wants employers to track workers taking leave, not voting

The Election Commission of India (ECI) intends to propose a tracking mechanism for employees who use special leave on election day, but do not vote.

27 May 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

4 LeT terrorists killed in J&K, TV artist's murder solved

Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) killed four terrorists overnight in two separate encounters in Srinagar and Pulwama districts, the police said on Friday.

24 May 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Srinagar: J&K cop killed by terrorists, daughter injured

A Jammu and Kashmir Police cop was killed on Tuesday when terrorists opened fire at him in Srinagar's Soura area.

23 May 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

5 popular places to visit in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir is heaven on earth, quite literally. It has a plethora of popular hill stations that are frequented by tourists.

25 Mar 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

5 popular tourist destinations in Srinagar

Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, is a popular destination among travel enthusiasts for its picturesque and breathtaking surroundings.

13 Dec 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

18 Nov 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K orders magisterial probe into Hyderpora encounter

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

03 Nov 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

25 Oct 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

20 Oct 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

18 Oct 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

07 Oct 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

15 Sep 2021

Indian Air Force

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.

23 Aug 2021

Narendra Modi

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.

26 Jul 2021

Indian Army

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.

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.

24 Mar 2021

Kashmir Valley

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.

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.

27 Feb 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

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.

18 Feb 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

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.