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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: 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

Venkaiah Naidu attends wedding of IAS lovebirds Tina Dabi and Aamir, shares pic

The IAS lovebirds tied the knot at Pahalgam Club in Pahalgam early this month. While Khan hails from a village in nearby Anantnag, Tina is a Delhiite, currently posted in the Rajasthan cadre.

Apr 15, 2018, 23:11 PM IST

IAS lovebirds Tina Dabi and Aamir get married in Pahalgam: Check pics and video

The famous IAS couple, Aamir-ul-Shafi Khan and Tina Dabi, finally tied the knots at a ceremony held in Pahalgam in Jammu and Kashmir. Their love story has been much talked about since May 2015, when they met at the department of personnel and training office in the national capital. Khan and Tina were UPSC toppers of their batch of 2015.

Apr 09, 2018, 13:52 PM IST

Jammu records lowest temperature, Kargil freezes at minus 20

Jammu on Thursday recorded the coldest night of the season at 2.7 degrees Celsius as the cold wave intensified further in Jammu and Kashmir.

Jan 04, 2018, 10:27 AM IST

Cold wave to continue unabated in Jammu and Kashmir

The ongoing cold wave in Jammu and Kashmir will continue unabated until January 5, the weather office said on Saturday.

Dec 30, 2017, 10:10 AM IST

Kargil coldest in Jammu and Kashmir at minus 15.1 degrees Celsius, cold wave intensifies

An ongoing cold wave is likely to intensify in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday as the night temperatures dropped several notches below the freezing point, according to the weather office.

Dec 23, 2017, 10:29 AM IST

Snowfall, rains end over month-long dry spell in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu city had last witnessed light rains on November 15 after over two months of dry spell.

Dec 11, 2017, 14:17 PM IST

Travel destinations for people who are differently-abled

Whether you use a wheelchair to improve your mobility or take a little extra time to get around, there are many exciting places that are friendly to the differently-abled.

Dec 03, 2017, 10:33 AM IST

J&K: Security forces fire on mob after 'braid chopping incident', 4 hurt

Four persons were injured today when security forces fired on a mob in Pahalgam area of Jammu and Kashmir following an alleged braid chopping incident, police said.

Oct 18, 2017, 11:57 AM IST

Amarnath yatra crosses 2016 mark; 2.40 lakh pay obeisance

This year, the yatra will conclude on Shravan Purnima (Raksha Bandhan) on August 7.

Jul 24, 2017, 19:36 PM IST

Amarnath pilgrim dies, death toll in ongoing yatra climbs to 48

A 60-year-old pilgrim from Madhya Pradesh died on his way back from the Amarnath shrine, taking the death toll in the ongoing annual yatra to 48, officials said on Wednesday.

Jul 19, 2017, 11:08 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

Over 2,600 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

Over two lakh pilgrims have so far performed the yatra in the last 18 days.

Jul 17, 2017, 08:35 AM IST

Shutdown in Pahalgam market over Amarnath terror attack

The yatra, which passes through the Pahalgam market along the traditional route to the cave shrine, was, however, going on smoothly.

Jul 12, 2017, 14:32 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

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