Jammu and Kashmir
Friday, May 24, 2013
24,000 pilgrims pay obeisance at Vaishnodevi on 1st Navratra
As many as 24,000 devotees paid obeisance at the holy cave shrine of Vaishnodevi in Katra on the fir...
50,000-year-old bison skull found in Ukraine
A Ukrainian expedition team has discovered a 50,000-year-old bison skull in a cave in the country`s ...
Amarnath Yatra to begin from June 28
The 55-day religious voyage to Amarnath, will begin from June 28 this year, Shri Amarnath Shrine Bo...
Broaden passage leading to Amarnath cave: SC to J&K
The court reserved its order after hearing extensive arguments and said that it would pass a detaile...
Mexico`s mummified dog find could help unlock secrets
The discovery of a mummified dog in Mexico could help archaeologists unravel the secrets of the coun...
`Yeti hair` in cave belongs to unknown mammal
Scientists have said that DNA tests of supposed `Yeti hair` found in a Siberian cave have revealed t...
No construction work along Baltal-Amarnath Holy Cave route
An aerial survey of the Baltal- Amarnath Holy Cave route does not reveal any construction work being...
Two found dead in Jammu region
The bodies of two unidentified persons were Sunday found on the tracks of Mata Vaishnodevi cave shri...
New family of spiders found in Oregon cave
Amateur cave explorers have found a new family of spiders in southern Oregon that scientists have du...
Eyeless spider discovered in Laos cave
A scientist has discovered an eyeless huntsman spider, named the Sinopoda scurion, the first of its ...
Ornaments, tools show that Modern man emerged 44,000 years ago
Modern man emerged 44,000 years ago, earlier than archaeologists thought, a new study said.
BJP demands extension of Amarnath yatra
Voicing concern over nearly 100 deaths in the course of the Amarnath Yatra, BJP on Tuesday demanded ...
One more Amarnath pilgrim dies, toll touches 98
One more pilgrim on Monday died while returning from Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas...
BJP holds govt responsible for Amarnath deaths
BJP held UPA govt responsible for the high number of deaths of Amarnath pilgrims.
Fresh batch of 1,493 pilgrims leave for Amarnath
Amid tight security, a fresh batch of 1,493 pilgrims today left for Amarnath cave shrine situated in...
Amarnath yatra: J&K Health Minister visits pilgrim camps
A team led by Jammu and Kashmir Health Minister Sham Lal Sharma visited pilgrim camps to review medi...
Another batch of pilgrims leaves for Amarnath
Amid tight security, a fresh batch of 2,351 pilgrims on Monday left for the Amarnath cave shrine in ...
Another batch of 2,975 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath
A fresh batch of 2,975 pilgrims on Sunday left for the Amarnath cave shrine situated in south Kashmi...
Amarnath pilgrimage: Death toll touches 72
Four more pilgrims and a porter died en-route to the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir H...
Six more Amarnath pilgrims die; toll rises to 67
Six more Amarnath pilgrims died en route to the holy cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, taking ...
Another batch of pilgrims leave for Amarnath
Amid tight security, a fresh batch of 4,025 pilgrims today left for Amarnath cave shrine in South Ka...
4,213 more pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu
Amid tight security, a fresh batch of 4,213 pilgrims today left from here to the Amarnath cave shrin...
2 Delhiites among 5 pilgrims die enroute Amarnath;
Five Amarnath pilgrims, including two Delhiites, died of cardiac arrest en route to Amarnath cave sh...
Two more Amarnath pilgrims die, toll mounts to 14
Two more pilgrims, including a woman, died en route 3,880-mt high Amarnath cave shrine in south Kash...
Fresh batch of 3,348 pilgrims leave for Amarnath
Amid tight security, a fresh batch of 3,348 pilgrims on Friday left the base camp for 3888-metre hig...
Fourth batch of pilgrims leaves for Amarnath
The fourth batch of 3,537 pilgrims for the Amarnath cave shrine left from amid tight security.
Amarnath yatra to begin on Sunday
The annual Amarnath yatra is all set to begin on Sunday when the first batch of pilgrims will leave ...
Thick snow cover posing new risk to Amarnath pilgrims
Thick snow cover at Kashmir`s Amarnath cave shrine and on the route leading to it is posing multiple...
`Spanish cave paintings may been the work of Neanderthals`
Crude paintings found in a Spanish cave have been found to be the oldest in the world.
Our ancestors used fire a million years ago: Study
The ash and burnt bone samples found there suggest fires frequently burned in that spot, researchers...
Remains of 167 people found in Mexican cave
Mexican authorities have found the remains of 167 people in a southern Mexican cave.
Amarnath yatra too short, say religious groups
Some Hindu groups and businessmen have again said the duration of Amarnath yatra should be not less ...
Deepest terrestrial animal found in Krubera-Voronja cave
Scientists have discovered four new species of primitive eyeless insects, one of which they describe...
Forces recover arms, ammunition from cave hideout
A natural cave set amid the high altitude mountainous Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir turned ou...
Protest against black marketing of plane tickets
Shiv Sena and Dogra Front protested against the alleged black marketing of tickets of helicopters f...
Ice Age cave painters were realists
Cave painters during the Ice Age were more like da Vinci than Dali, sketching realistic depictions o...
Stone Age paint kits found in South Africa
An ochre-rich mixture stored in two abalone shells has been discovered at Blombos Cave in Cape Town,...
In African cave, signs of an ancient paint factory
A team has discovered the 100,000-year-old workshop at the Blombos Cave, 200 miles east of Cape Town...
Ancient human remains found in Sardinia
A group of speleologists in western Sardinia have discovered human and animal remains believed to da...
Fresh batch of 426 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath
The 34th batch of pilgrims comprising 426 people Tuesday left for the Amarnath yatra from here amid...
Fresh batch of 911 pilgrims leave for Amarnath
Amid tight security, a batch of 911 pilgrims Wednesday left for the Amarnath yatra from here, polic...
Batch of 1,021 pilgrims leave for Amarnath
Amid tight security, the 27th batch of 1,021 Amarnath yatra pilgrims Tuesday left for the holy shrin...
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...
Record number of devotees to visit Amarnath
The number of pilgrims visiting the Amarnath cave shrine is heading for a record after crossing the ...
Adam relishing Liverpool role
New Liverpool recruit Charlie Adam says he is relishing playing for a "massive football club".
How to trek to Amarnath cave?
So far, over 150,000 pilgrims have performed the yatra from both the north and the south Kashmir rou...
Bad weather halts Amarnath yatra
The Amarnath Yatra was halted on Sunday due to landslides and bad weather along the route to the Kas...
Amarnath yatra begins with 2,096 pilgrims in first batch
The annual Amarnath yatra began on Tuesday amid tight security.
Cuttack: Panic in villages as embankment caves in
Panic gripped riverside villages located near Mahanadi on the eastern limits of Cuttack city when ...
Jordanian cave image could be first-ever portrait of Jesus
Researchers have found a 2000-yr-old portrait hidden in a Jordanian cave, which resembles Jesus Chri...
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