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Sixth batch of 3,489 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

July 03, 2018 3:18 pm

So far, 36,366 pilgrims have visited the cave shrine by taking the 36-km Pahalgam track in Anantnag district and 12-km Baltal route in Ganderbal since the commencement of the annual 60-day pilgrimage on June 28, officials said.

Landslide on Badrinath route, 500 pilgrims stranded

April 30, 2015 9:28 pm

A landslide had occurred in Hathi Parbat before the Badrinath yatra commenced on April 26.

15th batch of devotees leave for Amarnath shrine

July 11, 2014 12:54 pm

The 15th batch of 2,249 pilgrims on Friday left for the Amarnath cave shrine from the Jammu base camp.

6 pilgrims killed as bus hits tree at Mukerian

March 14, 2014 4:03 pm

Police said the accident was caused due to high speed.

Haj set to get costlier as rupee slumps,several Indians opt out this year

April 08, 2014 3:09 pm

In Andhra Pradesh itself,over 400 applicants withdrew from the pilgrimage.

Jammu curfew enters 5th day,Amarnath pilgrims stranded

August 14, 2013 1:19 am

Nearly 150 people,including some local Hurriyat leaders,were arrested for violence.

Short-cut to Amarnath shrine proving deadly: 239 die in 2 yrs

August 11, 2013 3:35 am

Rapid ascent causing respiratory,cardiac problems among pilgrims: Study.

Amarnath Yatra resumes from Jammu after two days

July 21, 2013 9:29 am

Amid tight security,pilgrims left Bagwati Nagar base camp in a cavalcade of 56 vehicles.

Three Maharashtra buses seized,pilgrims stage protest against DTO

July 10, 2013 5:45 am

There was high drama outside the District Transport Office on Tuesday after more than 160 pilgrims from Maharashtra

UAVs to keep vigil during Jagannath rath yatra

July 08, 2013 2:59 am

To man the security of pilgrims during the 136th Jagannath Rath Yatra on July 10,the Ahmedabad police will put the newly bought Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) to use


India gears up for Makar Sankranti

January 13, 2014 4:55 pm


Ardh Kumbh Mela starts in Haridwar

January 12, 2016 9:38 am

Haridwar, Jan 12 (ANI): The Ardh Kumbh Mela 2016 started on Tuesday at Haridwar’s ‘Har ki Pauri’ ghat. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat also offered prayers. The observance of Maha Kumbh Mela has achieved international popularity as 'The biggest act of faith'. Millions of pilgrims come to participate in the holy event of Maha Kumbh with tremendous faith. The pilgrims come from all walks of life, with a belief that their sins will be washed off in the holy waters of the sacred river Ganges if they take a dip during the Kumbh. The Ardh Kumbh Mela will take place in the holy city of Haridwar from January 2016 to April 2016.