Amarnath accident victims' kin to get Rs 3 lakh compensation

Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra, who is also chairman of SASB, expressed his deep grief over the incident and conveyed his condolences to the bereaved families of those killed, an official spokesman said here.

Jul 16, 2017, 23:10 PM IST

Host of medical facilities along Amarnath yatra route

The base camp hospitals would be equipped with hyperbaric oxygen chambers, portable oxygen concentrators, automated CPR machines, defibrillators and cardiac monitors among others.

Jun 09, 2017, 22:37 PM IST

Over 85,000 pilgrims perform Amarnath Yatra in first six days

Over 85,000 pilgrims have paid obeisance at the Amarnath cave since the annual pilgrimage to the Himalayan cave shrine began on July 2, the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) said on Tuesday.

Jul 08, 2015, 00:12 AM IST
Amarnath yatra: Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board reviews heli-service operations

Amarnath yatra: Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board reviews heli-service operations

 With just 10 days left for the commencement of the annual Amarnath yatra, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) today reviewed the status of heli-service operations en route to the 3,880 metre high holy cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, seeking strict adherence of the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP).

Jun 22, 2015, 19:05 PM IST

SASB `apprehensive` about Amarnath yatra commencing next week

With the entire route to Amarnath shrine still buried under a thick blanket of snow, SASB authorities said they have "serious apprehensions" about the commencement of the annual pilgrimage which is scheduled to begin next week.

Jun 18, 2014, 23:38 PM IST

14 current registration counters for unregistered Amarnath yatris: SASB

Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) on Saturday opened 14 current registration counters following the arrival of a significant number of unregistered pilgrims.

Jun 29, 2013, 21:23 PM IST

Pilgrims need registration to avoid inconvenience: SASB

SASB cautioned intending pilgrims against reaching the Baltal and Pahalgam base camps without registration even as all arrangements for this year`s pilgrimage to the cave shrine in Himalayas will be completed tomorrow.

Jun 26, 2013, 19:36 PM IST

Pilgrims can’t start Amarnath Yatra before June 25

Hindu pilgrims are reaching North and South Kashmir transit camps for the annual Amarnath Yatra.

Jun 23, 2012, 13:58 PM IST

Amarnath yatra: SASB increases online registration

Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) has increased online registration quota for pilgrims willing to undergo the religious voyage to the cave shrine after getting huge public response of its registration via the Internet initiative.

Jun 23, 2012, 13:29 PM IST

Amarnath yatra curtailment: Protest continues

Pilgrims protesting curtailment of Amarnath Yatra duration on Tuesday burned effigy of Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra.

Jun 05, 2012, 14:19 PM IST

`SASB, govt conspiring to curtail Amarnath yatra`

VHP alleged that SASB and the state admin were "conspiring" to curtail the pilgrimage and accused them of acting at the "behest of separatist forces".

Jun 01, 2012, 22:24 PM IST

‘Board should review decision on Amarnath yatra’

Criticising the decision of Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) to curtail the period of yatra to 39 days this year.

Mar 01, 2012, 21:41 PM IST

SASB launches 24-hour helpline for Amarnath Yatra

Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board
(SASB) has established a control room equipped with a 24-hour
helpline to facilitate smooth conduct of the Amarnath yatra, a
senior official said on Sunday.

Jun 26, 2011, 14:48 PM IST

Amarnath Yatra duration cut short for pilgrims` safety: SASB

The Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) defended its decision to curtail the annual Amarnath
Yatra by 15 days saying the step was taken to ensure safe and
smooth conduct of the arduous pilgrimage.

Apr 20, 2011, 22:33 PM IST

SASB decides to establish new base camp at Panjtarni

Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB)
today decided to establish a new base camp at 3,657 meter
high Panjtarni, six km short of the holy cave shrine.

Jun 03, 2010, 20:46 PM IST

Amarnath cave to have mobile connectivity: SASB

In good news for thousands of
devotees visiting the Amarnath cave shrine in Jammu and
Kashmir, the place will soon have mobile connectivity ahead of
the annual pilgrimage this year.

Jan 10, 2010, 18:05 PM IST

SASB issues advisory after heavy snowfall

People living in Kupwara,
Bandipora and Kargil districts of Jammu and Kashmir were today
advised not to venture out to higher reaches in view of threat
of avalanches in next 24 hours.

Dec 10, 2009, 18:22 PM IST