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Helping India Breathe: Kashmir Students Make Low-Cost Portable Ventilator From Scrap

Helping India Breathe: Kashmir Students Make Low-Cost Portable Ventilator From Scrap

Reported by Nazir Masoodi | Tuesday June 15, 2021, Srinagar

Two students of the University of Kashmir have made a portable ventilator by using just scrap after witnessing a massive shortage of ventilators during the pandemic.

Srinagar Temple, Shut Due To Terrorism For 31 Years, Reopens

Srinagar Temple, Shut Due To Terrorism For 31 Years, Reopens

ANI | Wednesday February 17, 2021, Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir)

A temple in Srinagar, which closed its doors for devotees 31 years ago due to militancy and outmigration of Hindus, was reopened on the auspicious occasion of Basant Panchami.

Gupkar Alliance Wins Chairperson Post Of Anantnag District Development Council In J&K

Gupkar Alliance Wins Chairperson Post Of Anantnag District Development Council In J&K

Press Trust of India | Thursday February 11, 2021, Srinagar

The People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) won the election for the post of chairperson of the District Development Council (DDC) in Anantnag district held on Thursday, officials said.

CRPF Constable Injured As Terrorists Attack Road Opening Party In Srinagar

CRPF Constable Injured As Terrorists Attack Road Opening Party In Srinagar

Press Trust of India | Saturday February 06, 2021, Srinagar

Terrorists attacked a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) team in Jammu and Kashmir's Chanapora area, injuring a constable, an official of the paramilitary force said.

At Minus 8.8 Degrees, Srinagar Records Lowest Minimum Temperature In 30 Years: Officials

At Minus 8.8 Degrees, Srinagar Records Lowest Minimum Temperature In 30 Years: Officials

Press Trust of India | Sunday January 31, 2021, Srinagar

"Chillai-kalan", the harshest 40-day winter period in Kashmir, ended on Sunday, breaking a decades-old record as Srinagar registered its lowest minimum temperature in 30 years, officials said.

Disaster Response Team Deployed At Frozen Dal Lake To Avoid Mishaps

Disaster Response Team Deployed At Frozen Dal Lake To Avoid Mishaps

Press Trust of India | Thursday January 14, 2021, Srinagar

Authorities in Srinagar on Thursday deployed State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) personnel in the Dal Lake, which has frozen due to record low minimum temperature in Kashmir, to prevent people from walking on the frozen surface of the water body.

CRPF Officer, Woman Killed, Houses Damaged In Heavy Snowfall In Kashmir

CRPF Officer, Woman Killed, Houses Damaged In Heavy Snowfall In Kashmir

Written by Nazir Masoodi | Wednesday January 06, 2021, Srinagar

A sub inspector of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and a woman were killed in heavy snowfall in Kashmir that damaged over 100 structures, mostly residential houses.

Watch: Bulldozers Used As Non-Stop Snowfall Cuts Road, Air Links With J&K

Watch: Bulldozers Used As Non-Stop Snowfall Cuts Road, Air Links With J&K

Edited by Nandini Gupta | Tuesday January 05, 2021, New Delhi

Non-stop snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir over the last three days has cut off parts of the Union Territory - particularly the Kashmir Valley - from the rest of the world.

BJP Campaign <i>Shikara</i> Overturns In Srinagar's Dal Lake, 4 Leaders Rescued

BJP Campaign Shikara Overturns In Srinagar's Dal Lake, 4 Leaders Rescued

Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Stela Dey | Sunday December 13, 2020, Srinagar

At least four BJP leaders and several camera persons fell in freezing waters of Srinagar's Dal Lake today after a shikara which was part of the party's campaign overturned today. They were rescued soon after.

Srinagar Judge Alleges Attempt To Influence Him On Behalf Of J&K High Court Judge

Srinagar Judge Alleges Attempt To Influence Him On Behalf Of J&K High Court Judge

Press Trust of India | Friday December 11, 2020, Srinagar

A senior judge in Srinagar has complained that an attempt to influence him was allegedly made on behalf of a high court judge in a matter of a bail application, following which he expressed his inability to hear the case.

Junaid Azim Mattu Returns As Srinagar Mayor, 6 Months After He Was Removed

Junaid Azim Mattu Returns As Srinagar Mayor, 6 Months After He Was Removed

Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 25, 2020, Srinagar

Junaid Azim Mattu returned as the mayor of the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC), less than six months after he was ousted from the office through a no-confidence motion.

Lashkar Terrorists Behind Attack On CRPF In Srinagar Identified: Police

Lashkar Terrorists Behind Attack On CRPF In Srinagar Identified: Police

Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 06, 2020, Srinagar

The Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorists behind Monday's attack on a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) road-opening party in Jammu and Kashmir have been identified, a senior police officer said today. The terror attack in the Union Territory's Nowgam area on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway on Monday had killed two CRPF personnel and injured three.

PDP Leader Naeem Akhtar Says Released From Detention After 407 Days

PDP Leader Naeem Akhtar Says Released From Detention After 407 Days

Press Trust of India | Thursday September 17, 2020, Srinagar

PDP leader and former minister Naeem Akhtar today said he has been set free by Jammu and Kashmir authorities after 407 days in custody since the abrogation of Article 370 in August last year.

Three Terrorists, Civilian Killed In Encounter In Jammu And Kashmir

Three Terrorists, Civilian Killed In Encounter In Jammu And Kashmir

Press Trust of India | Thursday September 17, 2020, Srinagar

Encounter in Jammu and Kashmir: Three local terrorists and a civilian woman were killed, while two CRPF personnel, including an officer, sustained injuries in a pre-dawn gunbattle today in the Batamaloo area of Srnagar, officials said.

3 Delhi Men Arrested For Stealing Mobile Phones Worth Rs 26 Lakh In Srinagar: Cops

3 Delhi Men Arrested For Stealing Mobile Phones Worth Rs 26 Lakh In Srinagar: Cops

Press Trust of India | Saturday September 12, 2020, Srinagar

Three people from Delhi have been arrested in connection with the burglary of mobile phones from Srinagar with items worth Rs 26 lakh recovered from them, police said.

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