May 10, 2020 3:15 pm
The Nepal government said it has consistently maintained that as per the Sugauli Treaty of 1816, all territories east of Kali (Mahakali River) including Limpiadhura, Kalapani and Lipulek belonged to Nepal and this claim has been made known to the Indian government.
August 08, 2019 2:28 am
“Chinese visas for Kailash Masarovar Yatra have been granted to the Indian pilgrims as usual. There has not been any problem with it,” a source in the Chinese embassy said.
June 11, 2019 4:10 pm
The Yatra involves trekking at high altitudes of up to 19,500 feet, under inhospitable conditions, including extreme weather and rugged terrain, and may prove hazardous for those who are not physically and medically fit.
September 05, 2018 3:39 pm
The 48-year-old leader is undertaking the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra in accordance with a wish he expressed in April when his plane plunged hundreds of feet during the campaign for the Karnataka polls.
August 06, 2018 3:50 pm
The advisory had stated that Simikot and Hilsa lack good medical and lodging facilities and therefore, pilgrims should get themselves medically examined before starting their pilgrimage and also carry medicines for up to a period of one month.
July 05, 2018 4:36 pm
Scores of Indian pilgrims were evacuated from Nepal's mountainous Hilsa region as authorities stepped up efforts to rescue those stranded there due to heavy rain while returning from the Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage.
July 23, 2017 12:06 am
A glimpse of Shiva’s high abode is earned the hard way. Despite the planes, helicopters and plush buses, it’s an arduous journey. The hotels and inns along the way provide almost every comfort, but what they don’t dispense is immunity against high-altitude sickness and sheer lack of oxygen.
June 26, 2017 3:47 pm
The pilgrims were scheduled to cross over to the Chinese side on June 19 but had failed to do so due to inclement weather. They had waited at the base camp and tried to cross again on June 23 but were denied permission by the Chinese officials.
June 11, 2016 9:50 am
Ministry of External Affairs organises the yatra during June to September every year
June 02, 2016 5:15 pm
Pilgrims are advised to avoid the Nepalgunj - Simikot - Hilsa route according to an official release of Indian Embassy