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A city of northern India on the Jhelum River north of Amritsar. Founded in the sixth century ad, it has long been a noted resort and is now the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir.
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(Placename) a city in N India, the summer capital of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, at an altitude of 1600 m (5250 ft) on the Jhelum River: seat of the University of Jammu and Kashmir (1948). Pop: 894 940 (2001)
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(sriˈnʌg ər, ʃri-)

the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, on the Jhelum River. 594,775.
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'I do not know; but upon the hour that I cried first fell the great earthquake in Srinagar which is in Kashmir.' This Kim had from the woman who took care of him, and she again from Kimball O'Hara.
ISLAMABAD -- In Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK), an 11th class student has succumbed to pellet injuries he sustained during anti-India demonstrations in Srinagar city.
In occupied Kashmir, an 11th class student has succumbed to pellet injuries he sustained during anti-India demonstrations in Srinagar city.
Summary: Srinagar (Jammu Kashmir) [India], Aug 31 (ANI): District administration on Saturday said that over 60,000 LPG refills have been distributed among consumers in the district in the last two weeks in Srinagar.
SRINAGAR -- In occupied Kashmir, with the Kashmir lockdown completed 20 days, there is no word from the authorities on restoring over 21,000 broadband connections in the Kashmir valley.
New Delhi/Srinagar: Average air fares to and from Srinagar have increased by 20-25 per cent after the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday curtailed the Amarnath Yatra and issued an advisory asking pilgrims and tourists leave the valley "as soon as possible".
On the 13th of July 1931, the troops of Dogra Maharaja had killed 22 Kashmiris, one after the other, outside Central Jail in Srinagar during the court proceedings against one Abdul Qadeer who had asked Kashmiri people to defy the Dogra rule.
ISLAMABAD: Heavy snowfall has cut off the Kashmir Valley from the rest of the world after the closure of the Srinagar-Jammu Highway and suspension of air traffic to and from Srinagar airport on Saturday.
A complete shutdown is being observed in Indian occupied Kashmir today after three youth were martyred by Indian troops in Chattabal area of Srinagar and another was crushed to death by an army vehicle in Noorbagh area of the city on Saturday.
On April 29, suspected armed rebels shot at 30-year-old Zubair Parray, a former policeman-turned BJP activist, at 20.35 (IST) in the heart of India-held Kashmir, Srinagar.
Srinagar -- In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested Syed Taha Andrabi, the brother of Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) Chairperson, Aasiya Andrabi, in Srinagar.