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Amarnath Yatra to kick off on June 23, culminate on August 3

February 15, 2020 3:49 am

The registration of pilgrims will be handled at 442 designated branches of the Punjab National Bank, the Jammu and Kashmir Bank and YES Bank, across the country.

Explained: Why Air India has capped fares on Srinagar-Delhi flights to under Rs 7000

August 05, 2019 6:46 am

The advisory by Jammu and Kashmir government asking tourists to leave the valley area has created a sudden spurt in sale of flight tickets out of Srinagar. 

Explained: Govt suspends Jammu and Kashmir’s Machail Yatra - what is this pilgrimage

August 04, 2019 1:51 pm

While the Amarnath Yatra is perhaps more widely known, the Machail Yatra too is an important event that draws tens of thousands of pilgrims from all over the country every year.

Amarnath Yatra: Air India caps fares to and from Srinagar at Rs 7,000 after terror alert

August 04, 2019 2:19 pm

"In view of the prevailing circumstances, Air India has decided to cap the fare at Rs 9,500 for all Air India flights to and from Srinagar till 15th August," the airline announced.

Global travel alerts, Opposition urges caution: Valley still grapples with what next

August 04, 2019 6:43 am

However, Governor Malik said there was no need to panic as the deployment of additional paramilitary forces was purely for security reasons.

J-K: 6,000 flown out of Srinagar, 22 flights today

August 04, 2019 4:11 am

Fares for scheduled flights out of Srinagar on Saturday skyrocketed shortly after the advisory was issued. The spot fares for a Srinagar-Delhi flight on Friday evening remained between Rs 7,000 and Rs 8,000; it went up to Rs 16,000-Rs 17,000 for Saturday.

J-K: Pilgrims, tourists head out, others on edge at Amarnath Yatra

August 04, 2019 3:05 am

With apprehensions of a curfew being imposed allayed for another day, tourists checked tickets online or asked others to join them to take the road out of Kashmir.

Congress cautions govt against ‘misadventure’ in J&K

August 04, 2019 3:05 am

Addressing the media on the situation of uncertainty and panic in the Valley, top Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad, P Chidambaram, Ambika Soni, Anand Sharma and Karan Singh accused the BJP-led NDA government of spreading panic.

Centre spreading fear, panic in Kashmir: Congress

August 03, 2019 8:07 pm

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azam held a press conference today and targeted the Modi government, saying the Centre's move will affect many people whose livelihood depends on tourism in the state.

After NIT suspends classes, Govt Polytechnic College in Srinagar directs students to leave hostel

August 03, 2019 4:13 pm

"It is notified of all students who are residing in the college hostel to vacate from the hostel immediately and no student will be provided hostel facility till further order," the official notification from the college principal mentioned.


With troops all over, tourists, out-station students leave for home as panic grips Kashmir Valley

August 04, 2019 7:17 am

Following the cancellation of the Amarnath Yatra, the J&K administration Saturday also suspended the annual Machail Mata pilgrimage in hilly the Kishtwar’s Paddar area adjoining Kashmir Valley.

Culture on cruise: Experience Kashmir through shikara ride on Dal Lake

July 20, 2017 9:04 am

Tourists enjoy a Shikara ride in the waters of Dal Lake in Srinagar. The footfall of tourists visiting Kashmir has decreased due to a spate of militant attacks including a recent attack on Amarnath yatris in which seven yatris were killed and around 20 injured.

Amid tight security arrangements, 59-day Amarnath Yatra begins today

July 01, 2015 11:36 am

A total of 2,04,508 pilgrims had secured advance registration and 22,104 had purchased helicopter tickets from Baltal and Pahalgam to Panjtarni.

Amarnath Yatra flagged off

July 01, 2014 1:32 pm

The annual pilgrimage to the 3,880 metre high holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas, commenced on Saturday from Baltal route.


What it takes to go on the Amarnath Yatra

July 16, 2018 5:35 am

What it takes to complete the 6-day-long Amarnath Yatra to the cave shrine in the Himalayas. See more: