Jammu and Kashmir
Friday, May 24, 2013
Rudranath shrine reopens
The Rudranath temple, one of the Panchkedar shrines located in Garhwal Himalayas, reopened on Thursd...
China denies its troops crossed into India
China dismissed as ‘speculation’ on Monday complaints in New Delhi that its troops had crossed into ...
`Melting of ice in Arctic and Himalayas to affect India, China`
Himalayan nations, including India and China, will be affected in a big way by the melting of the ic...
`Indian origins of melons and cucumbers confirmed`
The humble cucumber and melons are indigenous to India and may have originated from the foothills of...
Satellite identifies potential danger atop Himalayas
A satellite-based study has indicated that a huge glacial lake has formed atop the Himalayas in Sikk...
Compulsory health certificate must for Amarnath pilgrims: SASB
Pilgrims to the Amarnath cave shrine in South Kashmir Himalayas will have to submit a compulsory hea...
India`s dam-building activities in Himalaya threatening human lives and biodiversity
Unprecedented dam building in the Indian Himalaya holds serious consequences for biodiversity and co...
Experts warn of more great quakes in the Himalayas
: In a new study, a team of researchers has discovered that massive earthquakes in the range of 8 to...
Snowfall in higher reaches of Uttarakhand
A thick sheet of snow covered the hills of Dhanaulti near Mussoorie Friday as Uttarakhand reeled und...
Himalayas may experience major earthquakes: Study
Scientists studying geologic features and activity in the Himalayas have warned that the mountain ra...
N India, Himalayas to be worst hit by climate change: Report
Northern parts of the country and the Himalayan region will be the worst hit by climate change in In...
Need joint efforts to save Himalayas: Eco-activists
Observing the `Himalaya Day` for the third year consecutively, the environment activists urged the c...
Nepal plans to ban solo trekking in Himalayas
Nepal plans to ban solo trekkers from visiting restricted and remote places in the Himalayas.
Massive sanitation drive launched post Amarnath yatra
A massive sanitation drive has been launched en route to the 3,880-metre-high Amarnath cave shrine i...
Fresh batch of 483 pilgrims leave for Amarnath
Amid tight security, a fresh batch of 483 pilgrims today left for the Amarnath cave shrine in South ...
One more Amarnath pilgrim dies, toll touches 98
One more pilgrim on Monday died while returning from Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas...
Three more Amarnath pilgrims die; toll rises to 88
Three pilgrims died en route to the 3,880 metre high holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir H...
Another batch of pilgrims leaves for Amarnath
Amid tight security, a fresh batch of 2,351 pilgrims on Monday left for the Amarnath cave shrine in ...
15 dead as bus ferrying Amarnath pilgrims falls into gorge
15 persons were killed and 18 injured when a bus ferrying Amarnath pilgrims from Kashmir Valley plun...
Four Amarnath pilgrims killed, 30 injured in bus mishap in HP
Four Amarnath pilgrims were killed this evening and thirty others injured as the bus they were trave...
Another batch of 2,975 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath
A fresh batch of 2,975 pilgrims on Sunday left for the Amarnath cave shrine situated in south Kashmi...
Six Amarnath pilgrims die, toll rises to 78
Six pilgrims died on way to the Amarnath cave, even as the number of yatris who had `darshan` of the...
Amarnath pilgrimage: Death toll touches 72
Four more pilgrims and a porter died en-route to the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir H...
Six more Amarnath pilgrims die; toll rises to 67
Six more Amarnath pilgrims died en route to the holy cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, taking ...
VHP demands high level probe into Amarnath deaths
VHP today accused Shri Amarnath Shrine Board of failing to ensure adequate medical facilities to the...
Another batch of pilgrims leave for Amarnath
Amid tight security, a fresh batch of 4,025 pilgrims today left for Amarnath cave shrine in South Ka...
4,213 more pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu
Amid tight security, a fresh batch of 4,213 pilgrims today left from here to the Amarnath cave shrin...
Fresh batch of 3,348 pilgrims leave for Amarnath
Amid tight security, a fresh batch of 3,348 pilgrims on Friday left the base camp for 3888-metre hig...
Amarnath yatra death toll rises to 12
Three more Amarnath pilgrims died on their way to the 3,880 m high shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas...
1.40 lakh pilgrims register for Amarnath Yatra
Nearly 1.40 lakh pilgrims have registered for this year`s Amarnath yatra to the holy cave shrine in ...
J&K Govt reviews Amarnath Yatra arrangements
Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday reviewed the arrangements for the forthcoming Amarnath yatra ...
Diet chart for Amarnath pilgrims
Pilgrims undertaking the arduous trek to the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas wil...
India inks climate change adaptation deal
The four nations reached the pact at the two-day "Climate Summit for a Living Himalayas".
Two S Korean climbers killed in Himalayas
Kim and Chang were killed at an altitude of 5,100 meters.
Himalayas: Best place to harness solar power
Researchers in Japan claim the Himalayas have a large potential of photovoltaic (PV) electric power ...
Amarnath yatra: 1,504 pilgrims in 25th batch
Amid tight security, 25th batch of pilgrims comprising 1,504 people on Sunday left for the Amarnat...
Amarnath yatra: Panel to decide schedule
Shri Amarnath Shrine Board constituted a sub-committee headed by Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi...
15th batch of 2,084 pilgrims leave for Amarnath
Amid tight security a batch of 2,084 pilgrims on Friday left the Jammu base camp for the holy cave s...
Bodies of missing trekkers spotted in Himalayas
Bodies of eight members of a West Bengal trekking team, which had gone missing from Gangotri-Kalindi...
Higher reaches of Himalayas receive snowfall
Higher reaches of Himalayas in Uttarakhand received snowfall while lower areas and plains witnessed...
Snowfall in higher reaches of Uttarakhand
Heavy snowfall was received by the higher reaches of Himalayas, while the lower and plain areas ex...
Seabuckthorn can reduce stress disorders
This Western Himalayan plant may be a panacea for stress-induced diseases.
Chardham yatra ends
The annual pilgrimage to Chardham in Uttarakhand ended with the ceremonious closure of the portals o...
Sherpa guides missing after avalanche in the Himalayas
A veteran Nepalese guide who has climbed the Mt Everest 19 times is missing along with two others, a...
Body of missing Japanese climber found in the Himalayas
The body of a Japanese climber, who was swept away by an avalanche along with two other team member...
Maruti Suzuki Raid-de-Himalayas to begin from October 10
About 277 rallyists from across the country will be seen in action at the 12th edition of the Maruti...
Cloudburst hits Amarnath shrine; last batch left
A cloudburst on Sunday hit the rear side of the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Hima...
Amarnath yatra suspended from Jammu
Authorities on Saturday suspended the Amarnath yatra from here due to heavy rains along the route le...
Frog evolution ‘clue to rise of the Himalayas’
Geologists have found clues to origin of the Himalayas by analysing evolution of muscled frogs.
Over 1.35 lakh pilgrims visit Amarnath, 11th batch leaves Jammu
Amidst tight security, the 11th batch of 4,094 Amarnath pilgrims on Sunday left for the cave shrine ...
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