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Amarnath Yatra suspended for third day due to bad weather conditions

More than 30,000 pilgrims are presently stranded at different places including the two base camps, transit camps and in Jammu`s Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas.

Jul 06, 2018, 09:29 AM IST

Amarnath Yatra resumes from both routes after being briefly suspended due to heavy rains

Amarnath Yatra resumed from both the on-foot routes (Baltal and Pahalgam) after significant improvement in the weather. 

Jun 30, 2018, 13:44 PM IST

Heavy rainfall continues in Srinagar; Amarnath Yatra affected

Reports coming from the two base camps in Baltal and Pahalgam indicate that it has been raining all along the two treks leading to the holy cave shrine since morning on Friday.

Jun 29, 2018, 10:27 AM IST

Amarnath Yatra resumes from Baltal amid heavy security

The first batch of pilgrims Amarnath Yatra, which had halted in Baltal following heavy rains in the region, resumed on Thursday afternoon. 

Jun 28, 2018, 15:01 PM 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

Tight security in place for Amarnath yatra, vehicles carrying pilgrims to have radio frequency tag

More than two lakh pilgrims have registered for the annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas.

Jun 26, 2018, 20:29 PM 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 terror attack: J&K cops detain PDP MLA's driver for questioning

Earlier in the week, as many as seven people were killed and fifteen others injured after a group of terrorists opened fire on a bus carrying 17 pilgrims from Baltal to Mir Bazar around 8.20 pm on Monday night.

Jul 15, 2017, 12:57 PM IST

Working to improve security situation, overcome security lapses in Jammu and Kashmir: Government

Addressing the media, Jitendra Singh congratulated the people of Jammu and Kashmir for the kind of resilience they have shown in the last 25 years.

 

Jul 12, 2017, 12:59 PM IST

Emergency meeting of Jammu and Kashmir Cabinet underway

"The Cabinet meeting chaired by the chief minister has started to discuss the situation after last night's attack in Anantnag," an official said.

 

Jul 11, 2017, 16:12 PM IST

2,513 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

As many as 90,045 pilgrims had paid obeisance at the Amarnath shrine in South Kashmir hills till last evening.

Jul 06, 2017, 18:32 PM IST

Amarnath yatra resumes from Pahalgam and Baltal routes

The annual pilgrimage to the 3880-metre-high cave shrine of Amarnath resumed on Friday from Pahalgam and Baltal routes after weather improved.

Jun 30, 2017, 11:09 AM IST

Over 500 pilgrims pay obeisance at Amarnath

More than 500 pilgrims on Thursday paid obeisance at the cave shrine of Amarnath while the second batch of 2,481 pilgrims left from Jammu for the twin base- camps of the yatra, amid tight security.

Jun 29, 2017, 18:26 PM IST

Fresh batch of pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra from Jammu

With only six days left for the conclusion of this year's Amarnath Yatra, a fresh batch of 121 pilgrims today left for the twin base camps of Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas amidst tight security.

Aug 12, 2016, 17:48 PM IST

Over 71,000 perform Amarnath Yatra in 5 days

The 48-day long Amarnath Yatra will conclude on August 17 coinciding with Shravan Purnima and Raksha Bandhan festivals.

Jul 07, 2016, 10:13 AM IST

40,000 pilgrims perform Amarnath Yatra in three days: Officials

The Cave Shrine houses an ice stalagmite structure that wanes and waxes with the phases of the moon.

Jul 05, 2016, 08:55 AM IST

91 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

A fresh batch of 91 pilgrims on Tuesday left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas, amid tight security.

Aug 25, 2015, 11:21 AM IST

Fresh batch of 64 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath

A fresh batch of 64 pilgrims on Monday left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas, amid tight security.

Aug 24, 2015, 11:30 AM IST

Fresh batch of 57 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath

A fresh batch of 57 pilgrims Thursday left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas, amid tight security.

Aug 20, 2015, 10:37 AM IST

Amarnath Yatra expected to resume from Baltal route on Monday

 The Amarnath yatra, which has been suspended from the Baltal route following the cloudburst, is expected to resume from tomorrow.

Jul 26, 2015, 21:14 PM IST