Woman pilgrim dies during Amarnath yatra

A 65-year-old woman pilgrim died en route to the 3,880 metre high holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas on Tuesday, taking the death toll in the ongoing yatra to 13, officials said.

Online booking of helicopters for Amarnath to start March 27

Online booking of helicopter tickets for this year`s Amarnath yatra shall commence on March 27.

Online heli-ticket booking for Amarnath yatra to begin in March

The online booking of helicopter tickets for this year Amarnath`s pilgrimage will commence on March 17, the Jammu and Kashmir government said on Wednesday.

Amarnath Yatra to begin from June 28, registration from March

The annual pilgrimage to Amarnath cave shrine will begin from June 28 this year and conclude on August 10, it was announced on Monday.

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.

Security reviewed for Amarnath pilgrimage

Senior police officers met here on Thursday to review security arrangements for the forthcoming annual Hindu pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine in Himalayan heights of Jammu and Kashmir. The yatra begins June 28.

J&K Guv reviews Amarnath Yatra arrangements

As many as 422 outlets will be employed for the registration of pilgrims for this year`s Amarnath Yatra, scheduled to be held between June 28 and August 21, a senior official of the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board said.

Compulsory health certificate must for Amarnath pilgrims: SASB

Pilgrims to the Amarnath cave shrine in South Kashmir Himalayas will have to submit a compulsory health certificate while seeking registeration for the annual pilgrimage, Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) on Friday said.

Unregistered Amarnath pilgrims cause chaos

Unregistered pilgrims for the annual Amarnath yatra in the Jammu and Kashmir Himalayas are causing massive problems for the registered pilgrims and for the authorities, resulting in chaos, an official said.

Over 2.50 lakh pilgrims register for Amarnath yatra

More than 2.50 lakh pilgrims have registered themselves for the forthcoming Amarnath yatra to the holy cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas.

Steps to complete work along Amarnath yatra route

SASB directed the engineering staff and contractors to mobilise additional manpower to complete the backlog work caused due to continuous bad weather.

‘Amarnath yatra duration cut highly condemnable’

BSP said that the period of Amarnath yatra should be left to convenience of devotees.

Grps threaten to start Amarnath Yatra from June 3

The Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) has said it will organise the pilgrimage from June 25 to Aug 2, a total of 39 days.

Navin Choudhary takes over as SASB CEO

J&K Governor NN Vohra appointed Navin Kumar Choudhary as Chief Executive Officer of the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board and Shri Vaishno Devi Shrine Board.

Amarnath Board has surrendered to NC govt: BJP

BJP objected to curtailing the duration of Amarnath Yatra to just 39 days this year, saying there was no rationale behind the decision.

Medical certificate mandatory for Amarnath yatra

The decision to this effect was taken a high-level meeting of the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board chaired by Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra.

How to trek to Amarnath cave?

So far, over 150,000 pilgrims have performed the yatra from both the north and the south Kashmir routes.

`No artificial Shivling at Amarnath`

The melting usually happens by July 15 both because of summer heat and the huge rush of pilgrims.

37,000 pilgrims registered for Amarnath pilgrimage

The Shri Amarnath Shrine Board began the registration process on May 10 for the yatra which will commence on June 29 and culminate on August 13.

Amarnath pilgrimage to start July 1

The annual Amarnath pilgrimage to a cave shrine devoted to Hindu God Shiva, located in south Kashmir, will start July 1 and last till Aug 24 this year, according to an official of the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board.