Amarnath Yatra

Zero error policy for Amarnath Yatra, Centre steps up security

Zero error policy for Amarnath Yatra, Centre steps up security

 The security forces were undergoing training in Srinagar to ensure that the upcoming Amarnath Yatra was conducted in a smooth manner

Jun 15, 2018, 17:49 PM IST
Threat to Amarnath Yatra? At least 450 terrorists waiting at launch pads along LoC to infiltrate into Kashmir: Report

Threat to Amarnath Yatra? At least 450 terrorists waiting at launch pads along LoC to infiltrate into Kashmir: Report

Intelligence agencies have warned that at least 450 terrorists are waiting to infiltrate into the Indian side of the border in J&K.

Jun 07, 2018, 09:48 AM IST
Rajnath Singh to visit J&K, to decide on 'suspension of operations' against terrorists

Rajnath Singh to visit J&K, to decide on 'suspension of operations' against terrorists

The Home Minister will also review the security and other preparations for the Amarnath Yatra, which begins from June 28.

Jun 07, 2018, 08:07 AM IST
Chanting mantras, ringing bells no longer allowed in Amarnath cave: NGT

Chanting mantras, ringing bells no longer allowed in Amarnath cave: NGT

Devotees will no longer be allowed to chant mantras or shout 'jaykaras' in the Amarnath cave, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) said on Wednesday. The NGT also said that there should be no ringing of bells. 

Dec 13, 2017, 15:09 PM IST
Last batch of 89 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

Last batch of 89 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

The shrine is located at an altitude of 3,880-metre in south Kashmir Himalayas.

 

Aug 05, 2017, 15:19 PM IST
52 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

52 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

The 40-day long Yatra started on June 29 and will conclude on August 7 on Shravan Purnima coinciding with Raksha Bandhan festival.

 

Aug 05, 2017, 10:01 AM IST
132 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

132 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

A small batch of 132 pilgrims left Jammu on Friday for the Kashmir Valley to perform the ongoing Amarnath Yatra, officials said.

Aug 04, 2017, 08:03 AM IST

590 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

Pilgrims approach the shrine either through the traditional 46 km Pahalgam route or through the 14 km Baltal route.

Jul 31, 2017, 10:31 AM IST
309 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

309 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

 Another batch of 309 pilgrims left Jammu on Sunday to undertake the ongoing Amarnath Yatra.

Jul 30, 2017, 07:55 AM IST
200 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

200 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

 A small batch of 200 pilgrims left Jammu on Saturday to perform the ongoing Amarnath Yatra. This is the smallest number of pilgrims to leave for the valley on a single day during since the yatra began on June 29. It will conclude on August 7 on Shravan Purnima coinciding with the Raksha Bandhan festival.

Jul 29, 2017, 10:33 AM IST

346 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

The pilgrims left the Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas at 2.45 am in an escorted convoy of 16 vehicles.

Jul 28, 2017, 12:24 PM IST

602 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

A total of 48 pilgrims have died during this year. Of these, 17 died in a road accident, eight were killed in a terror attack while 23 due to natural causes.

 

Jul 27, 2017, 09:26 AM IST

678 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

Over 35,000 security personnel have been deployed to maintain law and order.

 

Jul 25, 2017, 09:36 AM IST

Amarnath yatra crosses 2016 mark; 2.40 lakh pay obeisance

This year, the yatra will conclude on Shravan Purnima (Raksha Bandhan) on August 7.

Jul 24, 2017, 19:36 PM IST
New batch of 673 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

New batch of 673 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

Since the 40-day long Amarnath Yatra started on June 29, Monday`s batch of 673 pilgrims is the lowest number of pilgrims leaving Jammu for the Valley.

Jul 24, 2017, 08:57 AM IST

Batch of 1002 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

A batch of 1,002 pilgrims left Jammu for the 3,888-metre-high Amarnath cave shrine of Lord Shiva in south Kashmir Himalayas on Sunday where over two lakh devotees have paid obeisance this year.

Jul 23, 2017, 21:04 PM IST
1,180 pilgrims leave for Amarnath

1,180 pilgrims leave for Amarnath

A fresh batch of over 1,100 pilgrims left here on Saturday to perform the ongoing Amarnath Yatra, an official said.

Jul 22, 2017, 09:54 AM IST

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent separatist protests

Srinagar District Magistrate Farooq Ahmad Lone said restrictions under section 144 CrPc were imposed in areas falling under the jurisdiction of seven police stations -- Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhatta, M.R.Gunj, Safa Kadal, Maisuma and Ram Munshibagh.

Jul 21, 2017, 13:04 PM IST

Commandos deployed for safety of Kanwar Yatra

After an attack on the Amarnath Pilgrims, commandos have been deployed in areas near Delhi for the safety of Kanwar Yatra. The commandos have been provided with AK-47.

Jul 20, 2017, 13:06 PM IST

Amarnath pilgrim dies, death toll climbs to 48

A 60-year-old pilgrim from Madhya Pradesh died on his way back from the Amarnath shrine.

Jul 19, 2017, 11:23 AM IST

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