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.

Four killed in cylinder explosion in Amarnath base camp

Four persons from Punjab were killed and three others injured when a gas cylinder exploded inside a community kitchen at Baltal base camp of Amarnath pilgrimage in Ganderbal district.

Centre warns of terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims, alerts J&K govt

There are intelligence inputs which suggest threat of terrorist attacks on Amarnath pilgrims, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

JK highway blocked for 6 hours, yatra convoy stranded

Hundreds of people, including Amarnath pilgrims, remained stranded for over 6 hours on Tuesday as Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was blocked due to a landslide in Ramban district of the state.

Four killed in LPG explosion in Kashmir

Four people were killed on Tuesday when a cooking gas cylinder (LPG) exploded in a community kitchen in Kashmir`s Baltal base camp of the Amarnath Yatra, police said.

Amarnath yatra crosses 3-lakh mark

The number of yatris paying obeisance at the 3,880-metre high holy cave shrine of Shri Amarnath in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday crossed the three lakh mark.

Another batch of devotees leave for Amarnath

Amid tight security, the 25th batch of pilgrims today left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from here.