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Vaishno Devi Shrine


Day after stampede, Vaishno Devi Shrine Board decides yatra bookings to go online

January 03, 2022 10:14 am

🔴 A Shrine Board official said that while on an average, only 2,000 daily yatra slips are issued online, around 28,000 are issued to pilgrims on their arrival at Katra.

Survivors relive Vaishno Devi shrine horror: ‘some fell, were run over’

January 02, 2022 11:25 am

🔴 The stampede that killed 12 pilgrims at the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in J&K early on Saturday also left indelible scars in the minds of those who survived the horror.

Kajol is on a 'happy high' in Vaishno Devi: Find out how you can make the trip this winter

December 20, 2021 6:44 pm

Everything you need to know before you visit one of the holiest Hindu pilgrimage sites.

Shilpa Shetty gives a glimpse of her Vaishno Devi pilgrimage: 'It was due to the goddess' call'

September 18, 2021 8:40 am

Shilpa Shetty returned to Mumbai from Jammu on Thursday night. The actor had gone on a pilgrimage to the Vaishno Devi shrine.

Vaishno Devi shrine to have own disaster response force by Sept 2020

June 23, 2019 8:48 pm

Nearly 86 lakh pilgrims visited the shrine, atop the Trikuta hills in Reasi district of Jammu region, last year, highest in the last five years.

CCTV cameras, water hydrants to be set up at Vaishno Devi track

March 16, 2019 5:32 am

The decision was taken at a meeting of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board held at Raj Bhavan here under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik. The board also decided to prefer donations in cash over kind, at the meeting.

Over 1 lakh devotees visit Vaishno Devi Shrine in first 3 days

September 24, 2017 3:34 pm

According to Minister of State (MoS)for Finance Ajay Nanda, terror strikes and natural disasters have made a dent in the number of pilgrims visiting the holy shrine in the past couple of years.

Kalka-Katra train likely to start early next year

December 08, 2013 12:51 am

Engine run on Udhampur-Katra track has been conducted.

J&K: Minor girl rescued,Facebook ‘friends’ held

November 01, 2012 2:16 am

Three local youth,who allegedly abducted and molested a minor girl from Rajasthan by misusing Facebook,were arrested by police on Wednesday.

Ministry approves mining near Vaishno Devi shrine

November 14, 2011 1:28 am

The mountains in the vicinity of the famous Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir will soon see mining activity with a high-level Environment Ministry


Pranab Mukherjee visits Vaishno Devi shrine, attends Jammu University convocation

September 03, 2014 4:12 pm

President Pranab Mukherjee along with J&K governor N N Vohra offered prayers at the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine. Mukherjee also addressed the 14th convocation of the Jammu University.