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Last batch of 89 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

Last batch of 89 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

The shrine is located at an altitude of 3,880-metre in south Kashmir Himalayas.

 

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.

 

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.

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.

309 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

309 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

 Another batch of 309 pilgrims left Jammu on Sunday to undertake the ongoing Amarnath Yatra.

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.

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.

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.

 

678 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

Over 35,000 security personnel have been deployed to maintain law and order.

 

Amarnath yatra crosses 2016 mark; 2.40 lakh pay obeisance

This year, the yatra will conclude on Shravan Purnima (Raksha Bandhan) on August 7.

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.

Batch of 1002 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

A batch of 1,002 pilgrims left Jammu for the 3,888-metre-high Amarnath cave shrine of Lord Shiva in south Kashmir Himalayas on Sunday where over two lakh devotees have paid obeisance this year.

1,180 pilgrims leave for Amarnath

1,180 pilgrims leave for Amarnath

A fresh batch of over 1,100 pilgrims left here on Saturday to perform the ongoing Amarnath Yatra, an official said.

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent separatist protests

Srinagar District Magistrate Farooq Ahmad Lone said restrictions under section 144 CrPc were imposed in areas falling under the jurisdiction of seven police stations -- Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhatta, M.R.Gunj, Safa Kadal, Maisuma and Ram Munshibagh.

Commandos deployed for safety of Kanwar Yatra

After an attack on the Amarnath Pilgrims, commandos have been deployed in areas near Delhi for the safety of Kanwar Yatra. The commandos have been provided with AK-47.

Amarnath pilgrim dies, death toll climbs to 48

A 60-year-old pilgrim from Madhya Pradesh died on his way back from the Amarnath shrine.

Amarnath pilgrim dies, death toll in ongoing yatra climbs to 48

A 60-year-old pilgrim from Madhya Pradesh died on his way back from the Amarnath shrine, taking the death toll in the ongoing annual yatra to 48, officials said on Wednesday.

2,224 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

Escorted by the CRPF and police, the batch comprising of 1,522 males, 467 females, and 235 sadhus and sadhvis left in a convoy of 85 vehicles for Baltal and Pahalgam base-camps this morning, officials said.

 

Amarnath Yatra accident: List of deceased and injured pilgrims

Amarnath Yatra accident: List of deceased and injured pilgrims

The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday released the list of deceased as well as injured pilgrims who met tragic road mishap on Sunday. The fatal accident killed 16 yatris on spot and left29 people injured after falls into gorge at 1:45 PM on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Ramban district. 

Over 2,600 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

Over two lakh pilgrims have so far performed the yatra in the last 18 days.