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Amarnath Yatra ends, over 3 lakh pilgrims visit shrine

August 12, 2022 9:44 pm

The 44-day yatra began on June 30 from both Pahalgam and Baltal routes amidst high security.

Amarnath floods: L-G Manoj Sinha says no one missing, rescue ops called off

July 15, 2022 3:46 am

Of the 55 injured in the incident, all but two have been discharged, Sinha said, and have returned home. “The (two injured) in SKIMS (hospital) are stable. 14 bodies have been returned to their families and one family chose to cremate (the body) here itself,” the LG added.

Amarnath Yatra resumes on both routes after 3 days

July 13, 2022 1:28 am

On Tuesday, a fresh batch of pilgrims left the Baltal base camp for the cave shrine up in the Himalayas.

Amarnath tragedy: Four more dead identified as Rajasthan residents

July 11, 2022 7:41 pm

At least 16 people have died in the flash floods triggered by a cloudburst near the cave shrine in the south Kashmir Himalayas last Friday. Twenty-five people were hospitalised with injuries and nearly 30 are missing.

Amarnath Yatra resumes; 4,026 pilgrims leave Jammu for base camps

July 11, 2022 10:19 am

The Yatra was suspended from Jammu due to bad weather conditions and no batch was allowed to proceed to the base camps in the Valley on Sunday.

CM Bommai promises all help to stranded Amarnath pilgrims from Karnataka

July 09, 2022 2:59 pm

According to initial reports, more than 100 people from the state are participating in the pilgrimage.

Five-year-old Agra boy dies after falling off ‘pithoo’ during Kedarnath pilgrimage

July 04, 2022 2:45 pm

Pithoo refers to a person who carries a pilgrim on his back during the trek. An FIR has been registered against an unidentified labourer from Nepal for causing the boy’s death due to negligence, the police said.

Amarnath Yatra: Amid protest over restrictions, L-G orders smooth movement of fruit, vegetable trucks

July 04, 2022 9:54 am

On Saturday, the fruit growers protested at Sopore against the government for stopping trucks carrying fruit and vegetable on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway to facilitate the movement of the Amarnath pilgrims.

RFID tags for pilgrims, UAVs to watch routes: Upgraded security as Amarnath Yatra begins

June 30, 2022 7:07 am

The annual yatra, which was flagged off by Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha from the Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu on Wednesday, is taking place after a gap of two years due to the pandemic – it is the first since the Centre revoked Jammu and Kashmir’s special status on August 5, 2019.

Explained: As Amarnath pilgrimage begins, the origin, route and security concerns around the yatra

June 30, 2022 10:15 am

The Amarnath Yatra to the cave of Lord Shiva, perched high in the Himalayas, is considered to be one of the most revered pilgrimages in the country. Each year, hundreds of thousands of pilgrims travel to the shrine.


Tragedy strikes Amarnath Yatra camp as cloudburst triggers flash flood

July 09, 2022 12:11 pm

More than a dozen people were killed, while nearly 30 were injured. Some 15,000 people have been rescued. (PTI Photo)

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

June 22, 2020 6:22 pm

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