Vaishno Devi

Cold wave grips north India; Shimla, Vaishno Devi receive snowfall

Cold wave grips north India; Shimla, Vaishno Devi receive snowfall

Cold waves have also been sweeping the high-altitude areas of the Himachal Pradesh with Shimla experiencing snowfall.

 

Jan 23, 2018, 16:33 PM IST

Vaishno Devi expected to have more than 3 lakh pilgrims at year end

Vaishno Devi expected to have more than 3 lakh worshippers on year end. Watch to know more about this.

Dec 26, 2017, 15:04 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir: Mughal road reopens for traffic after three days

The Mughal road, the alternate link between Kashmir and rest of the country, was reopened for vehicular traffic Tuesday after three days closure due to snowfall as weather conditions improved in Jammu region, officials said.

Nov 21, 2017, 15:16 PM IST
SC stays NGT's order to open new path to Vaishno Devi shrine

SC stays NGT's order to open new path to Vaishno Devi shrine

The apex court order came after Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board said the construction work of the new path was not yet complete and it would be opened by February end next year.

Nov 20, 2017, 19:37 PM IST
SC stays NGT's direction to open new path to Vaishno Devi

SC stays NGT's direction to open new path to Vaishno Devi

The Supreme Court today stayed the National Green Tribunal's (NGT) order directing opening of a new path to Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu for pedestrians and battery-operated cars from November 24.

Nov 20, 2017, 14:44 PM IST

Vaishno Devi Shrine Board appeals against NGT order in SC

Vaishno Devi Shrine Board has appealed in Supreme Court against NGT's order to restrict daily devotees in the temple. The hearing on shrine board's appeal can take place today.

Nov 20, 2017, 10:55 AM IST

NGT limits number of daily devotees at Vaishno Devi to 50,000

NGT has said that only 50,000 devotees are allowed to visit Vaishno Devi shrine per day and extra devotees would be stopped at Katra or Ardhkumari. Watch video for full information.

Nov 13, 2017, 15:06 PM IST
NGT caps number of daily devotees at Vaishno Devi to 50,000

NGT caps number of daily devotees at Vaishno Devi to 50,000

The green body has said additional devotees would be stopped either at Ardhkumari or Katra.

Nov 13, 2017, 12:15 PM IST

Pilgrim dies enroute cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi

A 37-year-old pilgrim died on his way to the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi in the Trikuta hills of Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district on Thursday.

Aug 03, 2017, 21:27 PM IST

Vaishno Devi pilgrim from Goa dies of cardiac arrest

Devalatakar was rushed to a dispensary at Himkoti, where the doctors declared him "brought dead". 

Jul 07, 2017, 15:24 PM IST

Forest fire in Trikuta hills, Vaishno Devi yatra briefly halted

The fire broke out on the new battery car track and later, spread to the other stretches. The 'yatra' route was closed as a precautionary measure, the police said.

May 28, 2017, 16:58 PM IST

AK-47 rifle bullet recovered from Vaishno Devi pilgrim

A live cartridge of an AK-47 rifle was seized from a pilgrim who was en route the Vaishno Devi shrine in Reasi district here, police said on Tuesday.

Apr 04, 2017, 16:25 PM IST

AK-rifle bullet recovered from Vaishno Devi bound pilgrim

Police has recovered a live cartridge of AK-47 rifle from a pilgrim en route cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district.

Apr 04, 2017, 15:17 PM IST
Good news for Vaishno Devi pilgrims! Helicopter fares slashed

Good news for Vaishno Devi pilgrims! Helicopter fares slashed

The one-way helicopter fare for the Vaishno Devi shrine from the base town of Katra was Rs 1,170 for each passenger.

Mar 31, 2017, 11:26 AM IST

Security stepped-up at Vaishno Devi before Navratra

Security has been stepped-up at the Vaishno Devi Shrine ahead of Navratra, which begins October 2, with deployments of extra police companies and CCTV surveillance across Katra town here, police said on Tuesday.

Sep 27, 2016, 19:43 PM IST
Pilgrim dies on his way to Vaishno Devi shrine; case registered - Know what happened

Pilgrim dies on his way to Vaishno Devi shrine; case registered - Know what happened

In an unfortunate incident, a pilgrim died on Monday on his way to Vaishno Devi shrine.

Sep 05, 2016, 18:43 PM IST

Vaishno Devi-bound pilgrim dies due to heart attack

A 54-year-old Vaishno Devi-bound pilgrim died apparently after suffering a heart attack in Katra town of Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district today.

Aug 27, 2016, 12:53 PM IST
Good news for Vaishno Devi pilgrims! Shrine Board to announce new route soon - Know details

Good news for Vaishno Devi pilgrims! Shrine Board to announce new route soon - Know details

There's a good news for Vaishno Devi pilgrims.

Aug 23, 2016, 12:40 PM IST

Vaishno Devi yatra suspended after landslide

Vaishno Devi Yatra stopped after the land slide. IMD has issued a warning about the more rain in the area.

Aug 06, 2016, 23:10 PM IST