1.50 lakh registered devotees so far for Amarnath yatra

As many as 1.50 lakh devotees have registered so far for the annual 59-day pilgrimage to the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas, scheduled to begin next month.

Kedarnath shrine opens its gates for devotees

The gates of the ancient Kedarnath shrine were thrown open for devotees amid elaborate rituals early this morning.

No major danger to Kedarnath shrine: IIT experts

 The Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath which was marred by devastating deluge in 2013 is stable and its foundation was not damaged, an IIT expert team from Chennai has found.

Bihar: Villagers clash with police over removal of shrine, 12 injured

A clash broke out between police and a mob of villagers over removal of a shrine in Naya Tola Olpura village in the district following which 12 people, including six policemen, were injured, police said on Wednesday.

Pak provincial government apprehensive to take action against illegal occupants of Hindu shrine

Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) is reportedly apprehensive of taking action against local extremists, who have illegally occupied the land of Hindu shrine in district Karak.

HC directs govt-appointed `Nazim` to take charge of offerings

In a landmark judgement, Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday directed the government-appointed `Nazim` (administrator) of Ajmer dargah to take charge of collection and distribution of offerings at the shrine.

Last batch of Amarnath pilgrims to leave base camp

The last batch of Amarnath pilgrims to the holy cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas will start from the Nunwan base camp on Monday, subject to favourable weather conditions.

Fire breaks out at shrine in J&K, none injured

A revered shrine was partially damaged in a fire incident in Budgam district of central Kashmir, police said on Wednesday.

Nepal Buddhists demand construction of shrine

Buddhist community halted traffic to protest against a refusal to allow them to build a religious shrine at Kakre Bihar in western Nepal.

Debris in Kedarnath not cleared yet: NDMA

Kedarnath, one of the revered pilgrimage sites for Hindus, is situated at an altitude of 3,586 mt near the head of Mandakini river in Himalayas.

Monsoon woes: Death toll in Uttarakhand touches 102, expected to rise `manifold`

At least 102 people were killed in the flash floods triggered by incessant rains in Uttarakhand, while the toll in the calamity is likely to rise manifold as 500 people are still reported to be missing.

Eight killed in stampede at Pakistan shrine

At least eight people were killed Monday in a stampede at a dargah in Pakistan`s Sindh province, a media report said.

Sufi Saint`s shrine gutted in fire in Kashmir

A shrine of a revered sufi saint was today gutted in a mysterious fire at Ratsuna village of central Kashmir`s Budgam district, triggering protest in the area.

Badrinath shrine reopens for pilgrims

The portals of famous Himalayan shrine of Badrinath were reopened today amid snowfall, a day after Kedarnath was thrown open for Pilgrims.

Amarnath yatra: Record 6.34 lakh visit shrine

Over 6.34 lakh pilgrims have paid
obeisance at the Amarnath shrine in South Kashmir Himalayas,
surpassing the previous record of 5.33 lakh devotees.

Record 5.58 lakh pilgrims visit Amaranth shrine

A record number of 5.58 lakh pilgrims
offered prayers at the 13,500-ft high Amarnath cave shrine so
far this year, officials said.

First Amarnath prayers offered, not at shrine

For the first time in 150 years, prayers marking the start of the annual Amarnath pilgrimage were not performed at the cave shrine in the Himalayas but at a spot six kilometres away.

Taliban twin bombers kill 42 at Pakistani shrine

Two massive blasts ripped through a crowded Sufi shrine near Dera Ghazi Khan in Pakistan killing 42.

Car bomb kills 8 headed to Iraqi shrine: Police

Iraqi police say a car bomb has
killed eight Shiite pilgrims on their way to one of the
country`s holiest shrines.

Three killed, 27 injured in Pak blast

A bomb went off at a Sufi shrine in Lahore, killing three persons and injuring 27 more.