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Minor girl gang-raped in Reasi district

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 20:44

A minor girl was allegedly gang-raped by four persons at Katra in the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Saturday.

Railways to address safety concerns before opening Katra route

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 20:29

Railways said the train service to Katra, which is the base camp for pilgrims going to Vaishnodevi shrine, will be started shortly after addressing concerns raised by Commissioner Railway Safety during recent inspection.

Train to Vaishno Devi likely from February 2

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 19:53

The much-delayed train service to Katra, the base camp to the famous Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir, is likely to start from February 2.

Cops guarding Ajay Katara offered Rs 50 lakh for not defending him

Last Updated: Saturday, January 04, 2014, 22:18

Three UP police constables, deputed for security of Ajay Katra—prime witness in Nitish Katara murder case, alleged their colleague offered them Rs 50 lakh each "at behest of DP Yadav".

Udhampur-Katra trial successful, rail trip to Vaishnodevi shrine to begin soon

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 01:32

Railway authorities on Monday conducted successful trial run of a train on 25-km-long Udhampur-Katra track, which will improve connectivity to the base camp of Mata Vaishnodevi cave shrine.

Sale of meat, liquor prohibited in Katra

Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 19:43

District administration here has prohibited the sale, possession and consumption of alcohol and meat in Katra belt, the base camp of Vaishno Devi shrine in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Setback to Udhampur-Katra rail link project

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 11:00

In a setback to Udhampur-Katra rail link project, the work on the 25-km-long stretch has been slowed down after the unrest in Jammu and Kashmir over the BSF firing incident at Ramban.

Good news for Vaishnodevi pilgrims: New trains for Katra

Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 21:48

With the 25km long Udhampur-Katra rail line, part of the Kashmir rail link project, getting ready to be operational, two new trains for Katra have become part of the new Railway Time Table released on Friday.

Trains to Vaishno Devi shrine likely to start in July

Last Updated: Sunday, June 02, 2013, 12:14

Travel to Vaishno Devi shrine is expected to get much easier as several Mail, Express and local trains are expected to go up to Katra, the shrine`s base camp, from July.

Over 1.50 lakh devotees visit Vaishno Devi shrine in J&K

Last Updated: Monday, April 15, 2013, 22:10

During the first four days of Navratra festival, over 1.50 lakh devotees have visited the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi in Trikuta hills of Reasi district.

24,000 pilgrims pay obeisance at Vaishnodevi on 1st Navratra

Last Updated: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 22:36

As many as 24,000 devotees paid obeisance at the holy cave shrine of Vaishnodevi in Katra on the first day of Navratra on Thursday.

Vaishno Devi Shrine Board hikes helicopter fares

Last Updated: Monday, February 18, 2013, 23:01

In view of the escalating fuel costs, the Vaishno Devi Shrine Board on Monday hiked the helicopter fares on Katra-Sanjichhat-Katra sector.