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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.


(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)


(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.
Summary: Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], March 2 (ANI): The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway NH44 remained closed on Friday due to landslide in Ramsu of Ramban district.
ISLAMABAD -- The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) and Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League (JKML) in Indian occupied Kashmir have said that after the escape of a prisoner, the authorities have turned the Srinagar central jail into a torture camp.
MUZAFFARABAD -- Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik was admitted to a hospital in Srinagar on Wednesday with urinary tract infections.
According to reporter on Saturday, commuters from different places of the territory told media that they were being stopped and asked to record their personal details as the occupational forces have started extensive frisking operation throughout the Valley ahead of Indian Republic Day function to be held in Srinagar on Friday.
Srinagar -- In occupied Kashmir, a civilian who was injured in the firing of Indian troops succumbed to his injuries in a hospital in Srinagar.
ISLAMABAD -- Hurriyat forum Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has condemned cordon-and-search-operation in Srinagar by dubbing it as arrogance and belligerence of the authorities.
The CRPF jawans were on their way to Srinagar for duty in connection with the upcoming Lok Sabha bypolls.
The family members of Syed Taha Andrabi informed media that the police raided their home in Chanapora locality of Srinagar early this morning and whisked him away.
By Mail Today Bureau in New Delhi LOW- COST carrier GoAir announced on Tuesday that it will launch a daily evening flight connecting Srinagar to the Capital from next month following in the footsteps of rivals IndiGo and SpiceJet, which have already increased flights to tourist destinations for the summer.
SRyNAGAR (CyHAN)- The Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah along with his father and Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah today welcomed the first batch of Haj returnees at Srinagar International Airport.
The Jammu and Kashmir government organized special Indian Air Force sorties between summer capital Srinagar and winter capital Jammu to airlift stranded passengers as the Jammu-Srinagar highway remained closed Saturday morning due to highly slippery road conditions.