Katra News

IAF choppers use bambi buckets to control forest fire in Trikuta hills, Vaishno Devi Yatra resumes

Around 25,000 pilgrims are currently stranded at the Katra base camp for clearance to start the uphill trek to the shrine located in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district. However, helicopter services have resumed.

Katra crash victims cremated- Sachin switched choppers at last minute: Father

The chopper Sachin and Akshita shifted to took off and crashed soon after.


Jammu chopper crash: Pilot was among first women pilots in IAF

Vijayan’s father, who died two years ago, had been a foreman in Indian Navy in Mumbai. Her elder sister Sunitha joined the Army as a captain.

Train services to Katra cancelled due to flood

As a result of floods, train services to Katra have been cancelled.

Landslide hits Vaishnodevi route, 3 injured; Yatra suspended

The injured were identified as Raj Kumari (50), Asha Rani (65) and Kalyan Singh (55).

Kashmir is a 'disputed territory': Pakistan

Pakistan's contention has been rejected by India which has asserted that J&K is its integral part.


J&K government to give 50 pc rebate to tourists this Diwali

J&K Tourism Development Corporation will provide 50 pc rebate on lodging and transport charges.

Train to Vaishno Devi likely from February 2

Manmohan Singh is likely to flag off a passenger train from Katra, marking its rail connectivity with rest of the country.

Soon,travel to Kashmir Valley on single train ticket

The Udhampur-Katra rail line will connect Kashmir directly with the rest of the country.

Bansal slams UT officials’ functioning

The minister particularly singled out the recent demolition drives conducted in the city.