59-day Amarnath yatra registration begins

The registration of pilgrims for the annual Amarnath Yatra via the Baltal and Chandanwari routes, has commenced at 430 designated bank branches across the country.

Minimum temperatures drops across Valley; rain, snow likely

With a clear overnight sky, minimum temperatures dropped across most places in Kashmir even as the weather department on Friday predicted rain and snow in some parts of the Valley from Saturday, owing to a likely effect of Western Disturbance here.

Snowfall in Gulmarg, minimum temperature drops at most places in Kashmir

 The famous ski-resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmir received fresh snowfall and was the coldest recorded place in the state on Thursday even as minimum temperature fell at most places in the Valley.

Relief from intense cold in Kashmir

There was some relief from intense cold for the residents of Srinagar and other parts of Kashmir on Sunday as the minimum temperatures rose to stay above the freezing point - a day before there are chances of widespread rainfall and snow.

Pleasant day in plains of North India, chill stays in hills

Temperature rose marginally in most parts of North India as Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan experienced a pleasant and sunny day on Monday but the winter chill prevailed in Kashmir Valley and higher parts of Uttarakhand which received another spell of snowfall.

Cold wave intensifies in Kashmir, Kargil shivers at minus 10

Cold wave tightened its grip in Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region as the night temperatures at most places slipped further below the freezing point with Kargil shivering at the season's lowest of minus 10 degrees Celsius.

J&K Guv asks Shrine board to prepare action plans for next Amarnath Yatra

Lauding the efforts of various agencies and local stakeholders for the successful conduct of the annual Amarnath yatra, Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra has asked Shri Amarnatji Shrine Board (SASB) to prepare camp-wise and route-wise action plans, focusing on medicare and environment protection, for the next year`s pilgrimage.

One-and-half month long annual Amarnath Yatra ends peacefully

The one-and-half month long annual Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir ended peacefully Sunday, officials said. Nearly 400,000 pilgrims visited the shrine.

Small batch of devotees leave for Amarnath

A small batch of 56 pilgrims Thursday left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from here.

Amarnath Yatra enters last leg as `Chari Mubarak` leaves for holy shrine

The Amarnath Yatra entered its last leg as `Chari Mubarak`, the holy mace of Lord Shiva, Wednesday left for the 3,880 meter high holy cave shrine in south Kashmir.

Small batch of 122 devotees leave for Amarnath

A small batch of 122 pilgrims Tuesday left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from here.

Small batch of devotees leave for Amarnath

A small batch of 199 pilgrims Monday left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from here.

Small batch of devotees leave for Amarnath

A small batch of 269 pilgrims today left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from here.

Buddha Amarnath Yatra pilgrims laud army for warm welcome ahead of pilgrimage

The annual Buddha Amarnath Yatra has commenced, and pilgrims who are taking part in it, said they were overwhelmed by the hospitality and welcome given to them by security personnel.

Sadhus perform `Chhari-Pujan` at Dashnami Akhara temple

A large number of devotees including Sadhus on Friday joined "Chhari Pujan" at a temple here, marking the beginning of the culmination phase of the 44-day annual yatra to the 3,880 metre high holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas.

Another batch of devotees leave for Amarnath

Amid tight security, the 35th batch of pilgrims on Thursday left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from here.

Another batch of devotees leave for Amarnath

Amid tight security, the 34th batch of pilgrims Wednesday left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from here.

Another batch of devotees leave for Amarnath

Amid tight security, the 33rd batch of pilgrims Tuesday left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from here.

Chhari Mubarak taken to Shankaracharya temple

`Chhari Mubarak`, the holy mace of lord Shiva, was on Saturday taken to historic Shankaracharya temple on a hillock here as part of the annual rituals in connection with the ongoing yatra to the 3,880-metre-high cave shrine of Amarnath in South Kashmir Himalayas.

Another batch of devotees leave for Amarnath

Amid tight security, the 29th batch of pilgrims on Friday left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from here.