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Amarnath pilgrims

Devotees claim they visited Amarnath cave two months before official yatra begins, share first pictures of shivling

According to the pilgrims, the size of 'Shivling' is giant even this year and there is still 10-15 feet high snow present on the way to the cave. 

Apr 29, 2019, 08:23 AM IST

Amarnath Yatra to begin on July 1, last 46 days

The decision was taken by the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB), headed by Governor Satya Pal Malik, at its meeting at the Raj Bhavan here.

Mar 07, 2019, 20:31 PM IST

13 Amarnath pilgrims injured after their mini bus rams into parked truck, driver flees

The pilgrims were part of a convoy carrying a fresh batch of 3,419 pilgrims including 680 women and 201 'sadhus' from the Bhagwati Nagar base camp to Kashmir to undertake the annual pilgrimage.

Jul 12, 2018, 10:05 AM IST

Batch of 2,203 pilgrims leave for Amarnath pilgrims

The authorities, however, declared the Baltal trek unsafe and suspended the yatra from there.

Jul 07, 2018, 08:39 AM IST

Amarnath Yatra: First batch of pilgrims halted at Baltal due to heavy rainfall

From the twin base camps of Baltal and Pahalgam, the pilgrims will start their journey to the 3,880-metre high cave shrine by foot.

Jun 28, 2018, 07:42 AM IST

Amarnath pilgrims are our guests, not targets: Hizbul commander in new viral video

Riyaz Naikoo, a top Hizbul Mujahideen commander, had assured that Amarnath pilgrims will not be harmed, in a new video clip.

Jun 27, 2018, 07:11 AM IST

309 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

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

Jul 30, 2017, 07:55 AM IST

1,141 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

Another batch of 1,141 pilgrims left Jammu on Sunday for the Kashmir Valley to perform the annual Amarnath Yatra, officials said.

Jul 23, 2017, 09:58 AM IST

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.

Jul 22, 2017, 09:54 AM IST

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.


Jul 18, 2017, 19:08 PM IST

Amarnath accident victims' kin to get Rs 3 lakh compensation

Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra, who is also chairman of SASB, expressed his deep grief over the incident and conveyed his condolences to the bereaved families of those killed, an official spokesman said here.

Jul 16, 2017, 23:10 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi condoles Amarnath pilgrim deaths in bus crash

At least 16 pilgrims were killed and several others injured when their vehicle fell into a gorge on the Jammu- Srinagar National Highway in Ramban district.

Jul 16, 2017, 17:11 PM IST

16 dead, 35 injured as bus carrying Amarnath pilgrims falls into gorge

In yet another tragic incident, 16 Amarnath pilgrims killed and 35 others were left injured as vehicle carrying them falls into gorge on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Ramban district. 

Jul 16, 2017, 14:53 PM IST

Over 1.86 lakh pilgrims pay obeisance at Amarnath shrine since June 29

Escorted by the CRPF and the police personnel, the fresh batch, consisting of 3,111 males, 892 females and 102 sadhus and sadhvis, left in a convoy of 191 vehicles for Baltal and Pahalgam base-camps this morning

Jul 14, 2017, 23:09 PM IST

EU lawmaker condemns Amarnath terror attack

Seven pilgrims were killed and 19 injured in the attack.

Jul 14, 2017, 18:19 PM IST

US condemns 'cowardly' attack on Amarnath pilgrims, vows to fight terror

US on Wednesday strongly condemned the 'cowardly' attack on Amarnath pilgrims.

Jul 12, 2017, 23:57 PM IST

Two Pakistanis among four terrorists involved in attack on Amarnath pilgrims, says MHA; 'highest alert' sounded across J&K

Security forces have launched a massive hunt for Pakistani national and LeT 'commander' Abu Ismail who has emerged as the mastermind of terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims

Jul 12, 2017, 23:17 PM IST

No cancellation, rescheduling charges on Jammu flights till July 13: Air India

Air India on Wednesday announced to waive penalty charges for no-show, cancellation and rescheduling of tickets for passengers travelling to and from Jammu in the aftermath of the terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims.

Jul 12, 2017, 22:46 PM IST

Separatists hail Kashmiris for denouncing attack on Amarnath pilgrims

The killing has sparked an outrage in Kashmir, with most people dismissing denouncing the attack on pilgrims.

Jul 12, 2017, 21:29 PM IST

'Highest alert' sounded across J&K after attack on Amarnath pilgrims; massive manhunt on for LeT terrorist

 A massive manhunt has been launched in Jammu and Kashmir for Pakistani LeT terrorist Muhammad Abu Ismail.

Jul 12, 2017, 19:35 PM IST