627 pilgrims leave for Amarnath shrine amid tight security

 Another batch of 627 pilgrims today left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas amidst tight security.

Fresh batch of pilgrims leave for Amarnath shrine

A fresh batch of 707 pilgrims on Sunday left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas amidst tight security.

Fresh batch of pilgrims leaves for Amarnath yatra today

 A fresh batch of 617 pilgrims on Saturday left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas amid tight security.

Naidu urges pilgrims to keep Pushkaram ghats clean

 Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has urged pilgrims at Godavari Pushkaram to keep bathing ghats clean and take it upon themselves as a responsibility.

Necessary steps in place for holiday weekend rush at Pushkaram

Necessary arrangements are in place to handle the heavy flow of devotees that is expected at bathing ghats for Godavari Pushkaram in view of two consecutive holidays, Andhra Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister N Chinnarajappa said on Saturday.

Andhra gears up for Godavari Pushkaram, 4 cr pilgrims expected

An 'arti' for Godavari river on the lines of 'Ganga arti' and promotion of temple tourism and cultural art forms are some of the plans of Andhra Pradesh government during Godavari 'Maha Pushkaram' beginning Tuesday as it seeks to enhance the profile of the new state.

Vaishno Devi shrine breaks new record, over 11 lakh pilgrims visit in June

Vaishno Devi shrine breaks new record and over 11 lakh pilgrims visited the temple in the month of June, 2015.

Vaishno Devi shrine breaks new record, 40 lakh pilgrims visit in six months

The pilgrimage to Mata Vaishno Devi shrine has set a new milestone with a record number of 40 lakh pilgrims visiting the cave shrine in six months this year.

Fifth batch of 2,069 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath yatra

The fifth batch comprising of 2,069 pilgrims today left from the base camp here to the cave shrine of Amarnath in South Kashmir Himalayas amid tight security.

Over 2,200 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

Another batch of over 2,200 Amarnath pilgrims left from here on Sunday for the Himalayan cave shrine in the Kashmir Valley.

Advance registration for 2.25 lakh pilgrims for Amarnath Yatra

Over 2.25 lakh pilgrims have secured advance registration for the annual 59-day Yatra to the 3,880 metre high holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas, scheduled to commence on July 2.

First batch of 5,100 pilgrims leave for Amarnath yatra

The first batch comprising of 5,100 Amarnath yatris was on Tuesday flagged off by the state minister for health Choudhary Lal Singh from the Lakhanpur base camp.

30 pilgrims injured as bus rams into truck in UP

 As many as 30 pilgrims were injured on Tuesday as the bus they were travelling in rammed into a stationary truck on Hathras-Sikandarau road here, police said.

Sale of cold drinks, junk food banned at Amarnath yatra
Sale of cold drinks, junk food banned at Amarnath yatra

Keeping in view the Supreme Court ruling of 2012 regarding the health of the Amarnath yatra pilgrims, the ban on the sale of cold drinks and junk food enroute the cave shrine will be strictly enforced from this year by the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board.

Pilgrims visit Mathura on ocassion of 'Adhik Maas'

As millions of pilgrims visit Brij Bhoomi on the auspicious occasion of "Adhik Maas" from June 17 to July 17, questions are being asked how many experts bodies would be good enough to manage developmental activities in Mathura.

600 Indian Sikh devotees reach Pakistan for 'Jor Mela'
600 Indian Sikh devotees reach Pakistan for 'Jor Mela'

More than 600 Indian Sikh devotees arrived in Pakistan today to observe the 409th death anniversary of fifth Sikh Guru Arjan Dev on June 16.

Sonia, Rahul condole death of Andhra pilgrims in accident

Congress President Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday condoled the death of 22 pilgrims, including seven children, in a road mishap in Andhra Pradesh, hoping that requisite relief and rehabilitation measures were being taken by authorities concerned.

Heat wave kills 10 pilgrims at Pakistan shrine

Islamabad: At least 10 pilgrims died in Pakistan due to the heat during the 763rd Urs celebrations of Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar on Saturday.

No embargo on Amarnath Yata: Jitendra Singh

 Accusing the separatists of politicising the matter, the Centre on Thursday said there was no scientific evidence to suggest curtailing of the annual Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir and maintained that there was no embargo on the annual pilgrimage.

New train for Katra from Kalka

Catering to the growing demand of pilgrims travelling to the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi, railways will run a new bi-weekly train for Katra from Kalka from June 2.