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Fearing stone pelters, J&K govt seeks 27,000 security personnel for safety of Amarnath pilgrims

Fearing stone pelters, J&K govt seeks 27,000 security personnel for safety of Amarnath pilgrims

The Jammu and Kashmir government has demanded around 27,000 security personnel to ensure safety of the pilgrims going to visit the Amarnath holy shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Now, chopper services to Amarnath cave shrine get cheaper

Now, chopper services to Amarnath cave shrine get cheaper

The chopper services to the cave shrine of Amarnath have become cheaper as compared to last year.

After 48 days, annual Amarnath Yatra ends with 'puja'

After 48 days, annual Amarnath Yatra ends with 'puja'

The 48-day-long annual Amarnath Yatra, which started on July 2, ended peacefully on Thursday with 'Puja' inside the cave shrine.

Amarnath yatra registers 1.31 lakh dip in 2016

The annual Amarnath Yatra has witnessed a drastic fall of 1.31 lakh pilgrims this year even as over 2.20 lakh devotees have paid obeisance at the cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas.

Three killed, seven injured as rains wreak havoc across Jammu

Three killed, seven injured as rains wreak havoc across Jammu

The railway traffic on the Jammu-Udhampur railway line was affected as landslides blocked the railway track at several places near the Ramnagar station in the district.

Pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra in Kashmir

Pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra in Kashmir

Another batch of pilgrims escorted by the security forces on Tuesday left Jammu for the Kashmir Valley in a convoy.

 Amarnath Yatra resumes three days after it was suspended due to protests over Burhan Wani's killing

Amarnath Yatra resumes three days after it was suspended due to protests over Burhan Wani's killing

The Amarnath Yatra which was suspended for three days resumed on Monday afternoon with pilgrims leaving the Jammu city for Kashmir Valley.

Over 13,000 pilgrims pay obeisance at Amarnath cave shrine

Over 13,000 pilgrims pay obeisance at Amarnath cave shrine

An official said more than 14,000 devotees set off on the trek from Baltal and Pahalgam base camps this morning.

Watch: Security forces use hi-tech drone cameras to monitor base camp of Amaranth Yatra

Watch: Security forces use hi-tech drone cameras to monitor base camp of Amaranth Yatra

In view of growing threat to the annual Amarnath Yatra, the security agencies have deployed hi-tech drone cameras to monitor the base camp of Hindu pilgrims going to visit the holy Amarnath cave in Himalayas.

Mercury drops in hilly areas of North India; Kargil freezes at minus 14

Temperatures today witnessed a drop in the mountaineous areas in north India with Uttarakhand recording fresh snowfall and the mercury plunging to minus 14 degrees in Kargil, even as 45 trains were cancelled due to fog in the northern region.