Amarnath cave shrine

2,224 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

Escorted by the CRPF and police, the batch comprising of 1,522 males, 467 females, and 235 sadhus and sadhvis left in a convoy of 85 vehicles for Baltal and Pahalgam base-camps this morning, officials said.

 

Jul 18, 2017, 19:08 PM IST
Meet Salim Sheikh, Gujarat bus driver who risked his life to save Amarnath yatris; to be nominated for bravery award

Meet Salim Sheikh, Gujarat bus driver who risked his life to save Amarnath yatris; to be nominated for bravery award

If Salim, the driver of the bus ferrying Amarnath Yatris, had not acted wisely and shown exemplary courage, the brazen terror attack would have certainly claimed more innocent lives.

Jul 11, 2017, 11:43 AM IST
Lashkar-e-Toiba behind attack on Amarnath Yatris; Pakistani terrorist Ismail mastermind: J&K IGP Muneer Khan

Lashkar-e-Toiba behind attack on Amarnath Yatris; Pakistani terrorist Ismail mastermind: J&K IGP Muneer Khan

The security forces investigating the dastardly terror attack on Amarnath Yatris have confirmed the role Pakistan-based terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba in the incident.

Jul 11, 2017, 09:49 AM IST
2,513 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

2,513 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

As many as 90,045 pilgrims had paid obeisance at the Amarnath shrine in South Kashmir hills till last evening.

Jul 06, 2017, 18:32 PM IST
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.

May 24, 2017, 14:32 PM IST
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.

Apr 04, 2017, 22:52 PM IST
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.

Aug 18, 2016, 17:55 PM IST

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.

Aug 17, 2016, 22:20 PM IST
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.

Aug 07, 2016, 20:43 PM IST
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.

Jul 12, 2016, 18:19 PM IST
 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.

Jul 11, 2016, 17:36 PM IST
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.

Jul 03, 2016, 19:03 PM IST
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.

Jul 01, 2016, 09:27 AM IST

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.

Jan 09, 2016, 22:11 PM IST

Fresh batch of 168 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath

A fresh batch of 168 pilgrims today left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas, amid tight security.

Aug 21, 2015, 11:31 AM IST

Over 3.48 lakh pilgrims paid obeisance at Amarnath cave shrine

Over 3.48 lakh devotees have paid obeisance at the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir so far.

Aug 18, 2015, 15:57 PM IST

Fresh batch of 85 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath

A fresh batch of 85 pilgrims on Monday left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas, amid tight security.

Aug 17, 2015, 11:19 AM IST

Small batch of 34 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath

A small batch of 34 pilgrims today left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas, amid tight security.

Aug 14, 2015, 11:32 AM IST

Two Amarnath pilgrims die, toll rises to 28

Two more pilgrims died due to cardiac arrest enroute to the 3,880 metre-high cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas, taking the death toll in the ongoing yatra to 28, officials said Thursday.

Jul 23, 2015, 12:47 PM IST

Third batch of pilgrims leaves for Amarnath shrine

Another batch of around 2,000 pilgrims for the Amarnath Yatra left from here on Saturday for the Himalayan cave shrine in the Kashmir Valley.

Jul 04, 2015, 10:50 AM IST