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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

Ready for talks to reopen Nathu La pass, says China after Doklam stand-off resolved

Days after the resolution of the Doklam stand-off with India, China on Tuesday said that it is ready for talks to reopen the Nath La pass for Indian pilgrims.

Sep 12, 2017, 14:14 PM IST

China denies entry to 50 Indian pilgrims to Kailash Mansarovar

The 47 pilgrims, who were stopped by the Chinese officials at the border from proceeding further, have now returned to their respective states, official sources said here today.

Jun 24, 2017, 21:21 PM IST

Ensure India's image is not tarnished, Sushma Swaraj tells Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday appealed to pilgrims going on the annual Kailash Mansarovar Yatra not to do anything that might tarnish India`s image.

Jun 11, 2016, 15:21 PM IST

Mansarovar pilgrims enter China through Nathu La

A group 38 Indian pilgrims accompanied by five support staff on Monday crossed over into China through the Nathu La Pass from Sikkim as part of the ongoing Kailash Mansarovar Yatra.

Jun 22, 2015, 18:26 PM IST

China opens Nathu La as second route for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra pilgrims

Over half-a-century after it was closed following the 1962 Sino-India war, Chinese Ambassador to India Le Yucheng will receive the first batch of Indian pilgrims on Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Monday in Tibet, marking the opening of the new route through the Nathu La pass.

Jun 22, 2015, 09:02 AM IST

Nathu La opens for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra today, China to receive Indian pilgrims in Tibet

Around 40 Indian pilgrims, bound for the spiritual Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, will on Monday cross over from Nathu La Pass on the Sikkim-Tibet border, a route that remained closed for more than a half-century following the 1962 Sino-India war.

Jun 22, 2015, 06:57 AM IST

After 53 years, Nathu La opens for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Monday

Over half-a-century after it was closed following the 1962 Sino-India war, Chinese Ambassador to India Le Yucheng will receive the first batch of Indian pilgrims on Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Monday in Tibet, marking the opening of the new route through the Nathu La pass.

Jun 22, 2015, 01:24 AM IST

Sushma Swaraj flags off Kailash Mansarovar yatra through new route

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday flagged off the first batch of Kailash Mansarovar Yatris from the Nathu La pass route and assured that the elderly people will also be able have a glimpse of Lord Shiva without facing problems.

Jun 16, 2015, 11:45 AM IST

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra: First group of pilgrims arrives in Almora

The first group of pilgrims undertaking the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra this year arrived in Almora on Saturday.

Jun 13, 2015, 14:55 PM IST

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra: All you need to know

Every year Kailash Mansarovar Yatris embark on pilgrimage through the Nathu La pass.

Jun 11, 2015, 23:36 PM IST

Sushma flags off first batch of Kailash Mansarovar Yatris

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday flagged off the first batch of Kailash Mansarovar Yatris, who will travel through the Nathu La pass, from the national capital.

Jun 11, 2015, 13:24 PM IST

Sikkim: Flowers, mountains and snow - a trip to remember

Planning a trip and checking boxes while travelling has never been my forte. What I do like is stuffing a few T-shirts in a backpack and taking off whenever I can get some days off. Alas!

May 15, 2015, 18:08 PM IST

Trade worth Rs 813 crore generated along LoC in FY14: Govt

Trade generated along the Line of Control (Indo-Pak) through Trade Facilitation Centre Chakan-Da-Bagh and Salamabad stood at Rs 813 crore in value terms during 2013-14, Parliament was informed on Friday.

Nov 28, 2014, 19:31 PM IST

Nathu La Pass link reopens in quake-hit Sikkim

Nathu La Pass has been one of the three trading border posts between China and India.

Oct 02, 2011, 12:10 PM IST