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Ahead of Amarnath yatra, sticky bombs new threat: CRPF Inspector General

March 16, 2021 1:33 am

The 56-day Amarnath yatra in Jammu and Kashmir is scheduled from June 28 to August 22.

Amarnath yatra begins June 28, registration online from Apr 1

March 14, 2021 6:22 am

The Amarnath pilgrimage for this year will be held between June 28 and August 22, in accordance with SOPs issued by the government in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, a spokesperson of the board that administers the shrine said Saturday.

Amarnath Yatra must wait for a better time

July 23, 2020 9:17 am

Why did it take so long to cancel the Yatra in the interest of the health of the people of the Valley and those who facilitate the pilgrimage?

Amid Covid, security concerns, Amarnath Yatra stands cancelled

July 22, 2020 3:36 am

Given the coronavirus pandemic, the Yatra had already been shortened and was to start on July 21 and end August 3, instead of the usual 45-day duration.

Amarnath Yatra cancelled this year in wake of Covid-19

July 21, 2020 8:11 pm

Citing a sharp spike in the coronavirus cases in July, the J&K administration said holding the Yatra this year will put immense strain on the health care system.  

Supreme Court declines plea seeking curbs on Amarnath Yatra due to Covid

July 14, 2020 2:35 am

A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud, Indu Malhotra and K M Joseph said in the present case, “the recourse which has been taken to the jurisdiction under Article 32 of the Constitution is inappropriate”.

Maximum of 500 pilgrims to be allowed for Amarnath Yatra: J&K

July 05, 2020 1:31 am

Reviewing arrangements for the pilgrimage, Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam said that the “yatra this year would have to be undertaken in a restricted manner so that the SoPs for COVID-19 are strictly adhered to” during the period.

Amid spike in Covid-19 cases, J&K prepares for Amarnath Yatra via shorter route

June 07, 2020 8:38 am

The 41-day Amarnath yatra was to begin on June 23, but owing to Covid-19, authorities are yet to make an announcement.

Decision on Amarnath yatra after review of Covid-19 situation: J-K LG Murmu

April 25, 2020 10:09 pm

On April 22, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board led by Lt Governor G C Murmu here on Wednesday held that "as on date, it may not be possible to organise the yatra 2020".

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.


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: