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External Affairs Minister Jaishankar flags off Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar Tuesday announced the commencement of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra while asserting that the pilgrimage is an "important step" towards promoting people-to-people exchanges and strengthening friendship and understanding between India and China.

Jun 11, 2019, 13:11 PM IST

Mansarovar Yatra: First-time pilgrims get preference in computerised draw of lots

For Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2019, the ministry received 2,996 applications, out of which 2,256 are male applicants and 740 females. As many as 624 senior citizens had applied for the yatra.

May 15, 2019, 14:38 PM IST

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra important for Indo-China relation: Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui

Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui on Friday expressed his concern over the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra and said that it is directly related to strengthening Indo-China friendship.

Oct 12, 2018, 20:04 PM IST

After Kailash Mansarovar, Rahul Gandhi to visit Dubai next month

Congress is planning to hold a Modi-like event in Dubai for Rahul Gandhi.

Sep 08, 2018, 20:35 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi walked over 34 kms during Kailash yatra, lost 4500 calories in just one day

Challenging people to walk the same distance, Congress tweeted a photo citing details of Fitbit data.

Sep 07, 2018, 14:23 PM IST

Where is the shadow? BJP minister Giriraj Singh claims Rahul Gandhi's Kailash yatra pictures 'photoshopped'

Singh's allegation comes soon after photos and videos of Rahul's Kailash Mansarovar yatra were released in the media. 

Sep 07, 2018, 13:36 PM IST

There is no hatred here: Rahul Gandhi shares his experience from Kailash Mansarovar yatra

Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to complete his journey in 12 days. 

Sep 05, 2018, 10:46 AM IST

Did Rahul Gandhi eat non-veg food before beginning Kailash Mansarovar Yatra? Restaurant clarifies

Quoting the news report where a waiter claimed that Rahul ordered chicken kurkure, BJP's Amit Malviya claimed that it is in Congress's character to hurt Hindu sentiments and beliefs.

Sep 04, 2018, 17:34 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi leaves for Kailash Mansarovar yatra

The pilgrimage, aimed at seeking the blessing of Lord Shiva for prosperity and success of the country and its people, will take about 12 days, said Congress spokesperson.

Aug 31, 2018, 23:13 PM IST

'Shiv bhakt' Rahul Gandhi set to undertake Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Several months after he expressed his desire to visit Kailash Mansarovar – the abode of Lord Shiva - Congress president Rahul Gandhi is set to undertake the pilgrimage on Friday.

Aug 31, 2018, 07:10 AM IST

Over 200 stranded Indian Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims evacuated from Hilsa

Another 119 people were moved from Simikot to Surkhet, the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu said in a statement.

Jul 04, 2018, 17:01 PM IST

MEA says Rahul Gandhi did not apply for Mansarovar yatra; Congress remains mum

Notably, the Congress had till recently been claiming that Rahul Gandhi had sought special permission from the Ministry of External Affairs.

Jun 30, 2018, 13:09 PM IST

Not received any request from Rahul Gandhi for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra: MEA

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi had sometimes back expressed his desire to undertake Kailash Mansarovar Yatra.

Jun 29, 2018, 07:06 AM IST

China not allowing us to take holy dip in Mansarovar lake, allege Indian pilgrims

This comes less than a month after a stand-off between India and China over access through Nathu La pass for the yatra.

May 28, 2018, 14:57 PM IST

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra resumes via Nathu La: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday announced that the Nathu La pass has been opened for the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra.

May 08, 2018, 14:47 PM IST

China, India agree to resume Kailash Mansarovar Yatra through Nathu La route in Sikkim in 2018

Ministry of External Affairs organises Kailash Mansarovar Yatra from June to September each year through two different routes - Lipulekh Pass (Uttarakhand) and Nathu La Pass (Sikkim). 

Apr 22, 2018, 18:37 PM IST

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra registration begins, to continue till March 23

The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra will this year take place through the two traditional routes -- Nathua La Pass in Sikkim and Lipulekh Pass in Uttarakhand -- and the registration process for the annual pilgrimage has started, the External Affairs Ministry announced on Wednesday.

Feb 22, 2018, 10:53 AM IST

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra stopped due to cloud burst

Devastation sweeps in as cloud bursts during Kailash Mansarovar Yatra. Along with 1 JCO and 7 Jawans, 11 people are missing. Watch to know more.

Aug 14, 2017, 17:21 PM IST

Kailash Mansarovar yatra through Nathu La cancelled: Official

The decision comes in the wake of the face-off between Indian and Chinese troops over a disputed area along the Sino-Indian border.

Jun 30, 2017, 14:37 PM IST

Sikkim stand-off: India of 2017 different from India of 1962, Arun Jaitley reminds China​

The genesis of the flashpoint was China's attempts to build a road at a strategically key area of Donglong.

Jun 30, 2017, 14:22 PM IST