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  Srinagar Summary
The headquarters of the Srinagar District are situated in the city.
Srinagar is the most pivotal centre of the economy of the Kashmir Valley, and it has remained a tourist destination for centuries.
Srinagar is a small and beautiful city with a wonderful climate in the summer.
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 Jammu Kashmir Ladakh, Jammu Dristricts, Kashmir Dristricts, Ladakh Dristricts
It is bounded by the districts of Baramulla and Srinagar in the north, Pulwama in the south and the Poonch border in the south-west..
The District is surrounded by Punjab in the S-E, Himachal Pradesh in N-E, Doda and Udhampur in North and N-W, Jammu in the West and Pakistan in the S-W. District has an area of 2651 Sq Kms, population of 5.44 Lacs, 5 Assembly Constituencies, 4 Tehsils and 9 Blocks.
The District is situated in the west of Jammu Division and is surrounded by the Poonch, Udhampur and Jammu Districts.
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 Srinagar India, Srinagar City, Srinagar Guide, Srinagar Location, Srinagar Business, Srinagar in India, How to reach ...
Srinagar is the summer capital of the state of Jammu and Kashmir and is the pride of the beautiful valley of Kashmir.
Srinagar is located in the western part of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, in the northern region of India.
Srinagar does not have a railway station and the nearest railhead is Jammu Tawi, which is 305 km from Srinagar.
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 Srinagar,Traveltoursindia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Srinagar district is situated in the center of Kashmir Valley, is surrounded by five districts.
The district with a population of around 9,00,000 souls(1991- census), is spread over an area of 2228 Sq.Kms.It comprises three tehsils/ towns viz Srinagar, Ganderbal and Kangan, four blocks (Srinagar, Ganderbal, Kangan and Leh), besides 175 villages.
Srinagar has the distinction of having multifaceted and unique cultural blend, making it exclusive from the rest of the country, not only from the different cultural forms and heritage, but from geographical, demographically, ethical, social entities, which forms a distinct spectrum of diversity.
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Srinagar is well connected to Dehradun, Rishikesh, Kotdwar, Nainital, Almora, Delhi and other cities of the region.
Srinagar abounds in ancient temples and Kamleshwar is the most prominent among them.
Situated at a distance of 16 km from Srinagar on Srinagar-Rudraprayag motor road, is one of the popular religious centres of Garhwal.
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The capital of Jammu and Kashmir and the largest city in the state, Srinagar (1,730m) is famous for its canals, houseboats and Mughal gardens.
Srinagar is a unique city because of its lakes - the Dal, Nagin and Anchar.
Srinagar's lakes are the reason why the city receives so many tourists.
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North of Srinagar the Sindh valley is an area of mountains, lakes, rivers and glaciers.
Srinagar is connected by an all weather road to Jammu, which in turn is connected to many parts of North India.
Srinagar's railhead is Jammu, which in turn is connects all parts of the country, including Delhi, Kolkata (Calcutta), Pune, Mumbai and Kanyakumari.
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 rediff.com: The Districts
Srinagar district is situated in the centre of Kashmir.
The population density in the district Srinagar is the highest in the state.
Budgam district came into existence in 1979-80, prior to which it was part of Srinagar District.
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 Srinagar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The weather of Srinagar may be generally described as alpine.
As of 2001, Srinagar city had a population of 894,940.
Hazaratbal shrine, located on the left bank of the Dal Lake in Srinagar, is one of the most revered places of the Muslims.
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 1Up India > India > Jammu & Kashmir > Jammu houses a huge number oftemples and shrines. - pilgrimages
Srinagar can be reached via Air and road from Jammu through National highway NH!A. Taxis and Autorickshaws can be hired almost from anywhere in the Srinagar city and adjoining areas.
Khir Bhavani lies in the Ganderbal tehsil of Srinagar District and the nearest Airport is approx.
Hazratbal lies in Srinagar District and the nearest Airport is approx.
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 Asia Times
According to the Election Commission, turnout in the five districts that voted in the first phase of polling (two candidates were returned unopposed in the sixth district) was around 47.2 percent.
Although this figure is lower than the 61 percent turnout officially claimed in these five districts in the 1996 Assembly election, the current turnout is being hailed as a real achievement as unlike in 1996, this time voters were by and large not coerced by security forces to vote.
The separatists' boycott call is expected to affect polling in Srinagar city, which accounts for eight of the 10 seats in Srinagar district.
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 The Official Website of Jammu & Kashmir Government, India
Srinagar district is situated in the centre of Kashmir Valley, is surrounded by five districts.In the north it is flanked by Kargil,in the South by Pulwama,in the north-west by Budgam.
The shrine of Shah-e-Hamdan or Khanqah-e-Moulla is one of the oldest muslim shrines in kashmir situated on the bank of the river Jhelum in the old city.
Queen Nur Jahan's brother,Asif Khan,laid the Garden in 1633 A.D. It is situated on the banks of the Dal Lake in the backdrop of the Zabarwan hills,11 Km.from the district headquarter of Srinagar.
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 The Official Website of Jammu & Kashmir Government, India
SRINAGAR, Jan 6 - (INN) The departure of this year's Haj pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir began this morning with the first batch of 214 pilgrims leaving for Jeddah in a special Indian Airlines flight.
The district administration had made elaborate arrangements at the TRC and traffic regulations were enforced to allow free pilgrim movement.This year, 7800 pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir would be performing Hajj.
Abdul Hamid today convened a meeting of all district officers of the department and reviewed the stock and supply position of the foodgrains and other essentials in the valley.On this occasion the meeting was apprised about the steps taken for distribution of food grains, kerosene oil, LPG and other essentials commodities to the consumers.
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 Divisional Commissioner Kashmir
On the South of the District, the district of Pulwama and Anantnag are located, on the north west districts of Kupwara and Baramulla and on extreme North the District of Kargil while on south west side the District Budgam.
All the villages in the district are connected with the network of roads both pacca and Kucha with the district headquarter and the Panchayats.
The district is also the seat of power as the office of the Chief Minister and Governor are located here alongwith the Civil Secretariate.
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It is bounded by Srinagar district in the north,Pulwama districts in the north west and Kargil district in the north east.
It is flanked by Doda and Udhampur districts in the east and south east and by district of Rajouri south west.
It is the third highly populous district of the Valley after Srinagar and Baramulla.
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 Asia Times
SRINAGAR - The congested streets and ancient buildings that make up the summer capital of Indian Kashmir are sprawled indolently on the banks of the Jhelum, indifferent to the fact that the city was at the center of Tuesday's second stage of polling in the state's four-phase elections.
In the voting for the state assembly, Srinagar recorded a meagre 10 percent polling, but this comes as no surprise given its recent history as the center of a separatist movement that turned violent over the last 13 years.
Amirakadal (bridge of wealth), a constituency in Srinagar district that was built during the Afghan occupation of Kashmir in the mid-eighteenth century, witnessed 68 percent polling in a hotly contested election in Indian-controlled Kashmir 15 years ago.
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 Jammu and Kashmir Timeline - Year: 2004
Bashir Ahmed Ganai alias DC, a ‘district commander’ of the Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen (TuM) is shot dead by troops of the Rashtriya Rifles during a cordon-and-search operation at Daanseer village in the Budgam district.
Mohammad Jameel alias Zafar, ‘district commander’ of the Hizb-e-Islami outfit, is killed in an encounter with the troops at Kralpora in the Budgam district.
A ‘district commander’ of the Lashkar-e-Toiba, identified as Abu Umar alias Bravo 1, is shot dead during a joint operation by troops of the Rashtriya Rifles and Special Operations Group in the Surankote area of Poonch district.
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 Indian Maps, Maps of India
Jammu district got its name from the city of Jammu, which besides being the winter capital of the state, is also recognized as the city of temples.
The area is surrounded by a district named Srinagar found in the north, Pulwama, found in the north west districts and Kargil district in the north east.
It is bordered by both Doda and Udhampur districts in the east and south east and by the district of Rajouri on the south west side.
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A mosque is demolished by the occupation forces in the Bichhwar area of Chadora Tehsil in the Badgam district.
All government and semi-government offices, educational institutions and business establishments remain closed, as a complete strike is observed throughout the occupied territory at the behest of the APHC and in protest of the election drama being staged by the Indian government.
Friday prayer is cancelled at the Jama Mosque in Srinagar as the Indian army imposes an undeclared curfew in the area and restricts all movement.
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 District Profile
Thousands of residents of Srinagar and millions of tourists are depandent upon the lake either for livelihood or for enjoyment.
Slowly as the Shikara passes through the channels in Srinagar the houseboats pass by which are handled by even the children with great dexterity.
Dachigam lies in Srinagar District and it is 20 Kms from the Distt Headquarters.The nearest Airport is approx.
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 The Telegraph - Calcutta : Nation
Srinagar, Feb. 24: As the local administration was battling snow in south Kashmir villages, a suicide squad struck at the provincial administrative headquarters in the heart of summer capital Srinagar this afternoon.
Hundreds of employees, including Srinagar district magistrate Shalendra Kumar, were trapped for nearly three hours inside the complex, which houses the offices of the Kashmir divisional commissioner and the district magistrate.
Kashmir divisional commissioner Khursheed Ahmad Ganai and Kashmir zone police chief Javed Mukhdoomi had left Srinagar early this morning and were in Waltingoo village supervising rescue and relief operation.
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 About District : Anantnag
Anantnag District, famous for countless springs and streams, is situated in South Kashmir having an area of 3984 Sq.
Geographically the district lies between 33o-20' to 34o-15' north latitude and 74o-30' to 75o-35' east longitude, bounded in the north and north-west by Srinagar and Pulwama districts respectively and in the north east by Kargil district.
It is also bounded by Doda and Kishtwar tehsil of Doda district in the east and south east and bordered by tehsil Gool Gulab Garh of Udhampur district, Ramban teshsil of Doda district and tehsil Budhal of Rajauri district in the south and south-west.
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 Srinagar Travel, Srinagar Hotels, Srinagar Travel Agent, Srinagar Tours, Srinagar Travel Guide, Srinagar Tour Packages, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Located in the heart of Kashmir valley and perched at the height of 1730, meters, Srinagar is surrounded by the beauty of Himalayas and nature.
About Srinagar : SrinagarÂ… famous as the city of the Dal Lake is also the capital of the state.
The origin of Srinagar is said to be Srinagari founded by Emperor Ashok in 3rd century B.C. The great Buddhist scholar from China also has written about Srinagari, as a beautiful city in the northern most part of India.
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 Historical places in Kashmir,Historical places of Kashmir,tourism in Kashmir,tourist information,kashmir tourist ...
The monument,situated on the right bank of the river Jehlum near Zaina Kadal is the only one of its kind in and around kashmir which, compared to the wooden structures of the shahmiri period,is a wholly brick structure.
The tomb of Alamdar-e-Kashmir is situated 28 Kms in southwest of Srinagar at Chrar-e- Sharif in Budgam District.
The Awantishwar temple at Jawbrari is the significant monuments present in the district.
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 rediff.com: Srinagar voters show no enthusiasm
Ganderbal in Srinagar district, from where Omar Abdullah is seeking election, registered 150 votes in the first two hours, Hazratbal 100, Zadibal 50 and Amirakadal 50, official reports said.
In Kangan assembly constituency in Srinagar district, voters had thronged the polling booths much ahead of the scheduled time of 0700 hours IST, the reports said.
In Jammu district, about nine per cent polling was recorded in six constituencies in the first two hours, officials said adding, polling was peaceful.
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 Daily Excelsior....News Page
Inspector General of Police Kashmir Zone, K Rajendra Kumar, told the Excelsior that Srinagar District Police had gathered an intelligence input regarding the presence of a top-wanted Pakistani militant in Bemina outskirts on Friday.
Mr Rajendra claimed that the militant killed in the fierce gunbattle was a "district commander" in his organisation, Al-Badar Mujahideen.
The IGP Kashmir said that with today’s operation in Bemina, Srinagar District Police had eliminated 14 Pakistani militants, including senior commanders of several guerrilla outfits, in the capital city of Srinagar in the last five weeks.
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District Srinagar is the winter capital of Jammu and Kahmir State.
The total area of the district is 2228 sq.kms.
The District is as such in the centre of the valley thickly populated city of srinagar with a population of about 7.08 lacs as per the 1981 census.....
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 Major incidents of terrorist violence in Jammu and Kashmir
November 25: The overnight gun-battle between terrorists and SFs at Rampur in the Bandipore area of Baramulla district claimed the lives of four soldiers of 2-Grenadiers and one Police Constable, even as two more soldiers were left wounded and all the holed up terrorists managed to escape from the cordoned area.
October 24: Police in the Doda district shot dead two cadres of the HM outfit, 'divisional commander' Mushtaq Ahmed and 'section commander' Abdul Lateef, in an encounter at Keen Dhar in the Gandoh area of Doda district.
October 13: Two cadres of the HM, Azad Ahmad of Shopian and Shakeel Bhai alias Abass of Gujranwala in Pakistan, and a SF personnel are killed and a SF personnel wounded in a 24-hour-long gunfight at Allayalpora village in the Shopian area of Pulwama district.
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 Jhelum River Summary
It arises in the Himalayas some 80 kilometers south of Srinagar, flows northwest through Srinagar and the Vale of Kashmir, and then west and south until it joins with the Chenab.
In 1901 the Jhelum canal colony was established, with the intention of irrigating 457,000 hectares, and it quickly brought prosperity to the settler-farmers.
The river Jhelum rises from north-eastern Jammu and Kashmir and is fed by glaciers, and then passes through the Srinagar district.
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