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148 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

With latest batch, a total of 3,156 pilgrims from various parts of the country had left the base camp for the pilgrimage since the start of the yatra.

Amarnath Yatra resumes, 548 pilgrims leave for pilgrimage

The pilgrimage was temporarily suspended on account of security concerns leading up to the Independence Day celebrations in Pakistan and India on August 14 and 15.


Amarnath Yatra suspended again due to bad weather

The number of pilgrims undertaking the yatra has marked a sharp dip over the past fortnight owing to the early melting of the naturally formed ice-Shivlingam at the sanctum sanctorum.

Number of Amarnath pilgrims declines, support staff dwindle

Officials said that one of the main reasons for the decline of pilgrims has been the melting of the Shivling. Bad weather in the initial days of the yatra also played spoilsport.

Amarnath Yatra: Security, other arrangements to be 'suitably rationalised', say officials

"Following the progressive decline in the strength of the Shri Amarnathji Yatra, the governor visited the Nunwan Yatra base camp, in south Kashmir's Anantnag district, today," a Raj Bhavan spokesman said.  

Amarnath yatra: Fresh batch of 2,500 pilgrims leave for shrine

The yatra is scheduled to conclude on August 26 coinciding with the ‘Raksha Bandhan' festival.


At least 13 Amarnath pilgrims injured after vehicle rams truck on Jammu-Srinagar highway

The pilgrims were part of a convoy carrying a fresh batch of 3,419 pilgrims including 680 women and 201 'sadhus' from the Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu to Kashmir to undertake the annual pilgrimage, the official said.

Amarnath Yatra hampered due to protest on Burhan Wani's death anniversary

Wani was killed along with his two associates by the security forces on this day in 2014 in Anantnag's district's Kokarnag area.

Amarnath Yatra suspended from Jammu due to heavy rains

The yatra via both Baltal as well as the Pahalgam routes remained suspended on Wednesday because of landslides and shooting stones between Railpathri and Brarimarg.

Amarnath Yatra remains suspended due to bad weather

Four pilgrims and a helper were killed and seven others injured by a landslide that hit the Brarimarg-Railpathri stretch of the trek from Baltal to the Cave Shrine on July 3.

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

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

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

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

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What it takes to go on the Amarnath Yatra

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