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Pilgrims back home as Haj 2017 comes to close

Pilgrims back home as Haj 2017 comes to close

More than 2.35 million pilgrims have completed Haj this year, fulfilling their religious duty in peace and unity at the holiest city in Islam, Makkah.

Sep 05, 2017, 10:27 AM IST
40-day Amarnath yatra concludes on last day of Shravan

40-day Amarnath yatra concludes on last day of Shravan

The pilgrimage concludes on the festival of Raksha Bandhan each year.

Aug 07, 2017, 12:37 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
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

Five dead, 40 injured in tanker-tractor collision near Agra

The pilgrims had stopped at a roadside eatery when the oil tanker from Agra hit them.

Jul 28, 2017, 12:58 PM 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

473 pilgrims leave for Amarnath

The devotees approach the Cave Shrine either through the traditional south Kashmir Pahalgam route or through the north Kashmir Baltal route.

Jul 26, 2017, 09:22 AM IST

Batch of 678 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath from Jammu

The number of pilgrims visiting Amarnath this year has crossed last year's figures and 2,44,263 yatris had 'darshan' at the Holy cave shrine.

Jul 25, 2017, 16:02 PM IST

First batch of Haj pilgrims from Kashmir leave for Jeddah

The annual pilgrimage of Haj begins on Tuesday and 840 passengers left from Haj House in Srinagar to board a flight to Jeddah from the Srinagar Airport.

 

 

Jul 25, 2017, 11:28 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
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

DNA: Jammu-Srinagar highway closed after terror attack on Amarnath Yatra pilgrims

Eight Amarnath Yatra pilgrims have been killed in a terror attack in Anantnag in Kashmir. The bus which was attacked was not registered under Shrine Board. Watch this video to know more.

Jul 10, 2017, 23:10 PM IST

DNA: Terrorists attack Amarnath Yatra pilgrims in Anantnag district of Kashmir

Amarnath Yatra pilgrims have been attacked by terrorists in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir. Speculations were made earlier that such attack might occur to disrupt the Amarnath Yatra.

Jul 10, 2017, 23:06 PM IST
Amarnath yatra: Two more pilgrims die, toll reaches to six

Amarnath yatra: Two more pilgrims die, toll reaches to six

Two pilgrims died today after paying obeisance at the 3,880-metre high holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir, taking the death toll in the ongoing yatra to six, officials said.

Jul 04, 2017, 17:07 PM IST
Over 3,100 pilgrims leave for Amarnath on Day 5

Over 3,100 pilgrims leave for Amarnath on Day 5

Amid unprecedented security arrangements, a fresh batch of 3,133 pilgrims left Jammu on Monday for the Amarnath Yatra, an official said.

Jul 03, 2017, 09:06 AM IST

Amartnath Yatra: First batch of pilgrims to reach shrine today

The first group of devotees, who started their trip from Baltal, will reach Baba Barfani today, June 29, 2017. The first lot of devotees has around 4000 people.

Jun 29, 2017, 12:49 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh: Six killed as bus carrying pilgrims turns turtle

Madhya Pradesh: Six killed as bus carrying pilgrims turns turtle

In a tragic incident, at least six pilgrims were killed and 28 others injured when a bus carrying them turned turtle in Dindori district in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday.

May 21, 2017, 10:04 AM IST