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J&K Governor N N Vohra announces exgratia for Amarnath pilgrims killed in accidents

The governor, who is also chairman of the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB), announced the relief during a review meeting held with Chief Executive Officer of the SASB Umang Narula.

Around 850 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath, Buddha Amarnath

A batch of 726 pilgrims, including 505 males, 212 females and nine children, left Jammu in a convoy of 27 vehicles for the Buddha Amarnath shrine in Poonch this morning amid tight security, officials said.


Bandh in Valsad to protest against attack on Amarnath pilgrims

Seven Amarnath pilgrims, including six women, were killed and 19 injured when terrorists attacked a bus in Kashmir's Anantnag district on Monday evening. The private luxury bus headed to Amarnath from Valsad with 54 passengers earlier this month.

Amarnath yatra attack: Ensure attackers are brought to justice, President Pranab Mukherjee tells J&K govt

"I am deeply shocked and anguished to learn about the cowardly attack on Amarnath yatris in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir in which a number of innocent pilgrims lost their lives and several others were injured," Pranab Mukherjee said

Amarnath Yatra terror attack: Here's how political leaders are reacting

Amarnath Yatra terror attack: Apart from PM Modi, Defense Minister Arun Jaitley, former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah and Bihar Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav also reacted to the attack.

Jammu travel agent selling fake helicopter tickets to Amarnath pilgrims arrested by Crime Branch

Sanjay Bajaj alias Sidharth Sharma of Roop Nagar was arrested following a complaint by Rajesh Gupta, a representative of Global Vectra Helicorp Ltd, said sources.


Two Amarnath pilgrims die, death toll rises to 28

The latest deaths raised the toll in the ongoing yatra, which started on July 2, to 28.

Modi government warns of terror attack threat on Amarnath pilgrims

J&K govt has been taking adequate measures to provide security to pilgrims, said Kiren Rijiju.

Parties assure a smooth session,but list priorities

Opposition parties have sought discussions on the state of the economy,drought and floods,violence in Assam,Centre-state relations

16 Amarnath pilgrims die in accident

The mishap occurred around midnight as the truck was negotiating a curve.