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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Vaishno Devi


J&K caps Vaishno Devi pilgrims at 5,000 a day

August 12, 2020 1:37 am

The order said that the entry of pilgrims will be staggered in a way to ensure that no more than 600 people would be gathered in the main bhawan area —including pilgrims, security personnel and other service providers.

Coronavirus: J&K bans inter-state buses, Vaishno Devi board shuts yatra

March 19, 2020 4:33 am

“All foreign tourists and visitors coming to J&K will be quarantined,” said UT spokesperson Rohit Kansal. “Similarly, one hundred per cent quarantine will be imposed for all visitors from the Union Territory of Ladakh.”

Vaishno Devi Shrine Board issues travel advisory, closures ordered across Jammu region

March 16, 2020 5:33 am

In its advisory, the Board has also advised domestic pilgrims to reschedule or postpone their visit in case they experience symptoms. According to sources, an average of 25,000 people are visting the shrine each day.

Sleeping on pavement on way home from Vaishno Devi trip, seven run over by bus

October 12, 2019 4:09 am

Udayvir Singh, 36, who lost five family members — his mother, wife, daughter, sister and niece — said they made the journey to Vaishno Devi for the ‘mundan’ ceremony of his three-year-old daughter Kalpana, the youngest casualty of the incident.

Bulandshahr: 7 killed as speeding bus runs over sleeping pilgrims

October 11, 2019 2:42 pm

The victims were pilgrims who were returning from Vaishno Devi and stopped at Gandhi Ghat to sleep when a speeding bus ran over them around 2 am.

New golden gate to greet pilgrims at Vaishno Devi shrine this Navratra

September 21, 2019 6:37 pm

The golden gate will replace the existing one at the entrance which has been made of marble, sources said, adding that it is the third time that it is being revamped.

Kejriwal, Sisodia to accompany senior citizens on pilgrimage to Vaishno Devi

July 04, 2019 8:29 pm

The chief minister will launch the Delhi government's first and fully-funded religious pilgrimage on July 12 by flagging off a train ferrying 1,000 pilgrims on the Delhi-Amritsar-Wagah Border-Anandpur Sahib tour circuit.

New sound system on Vaishno Devi walking track

June 09, 2019 2:10 am

The setup includes a control room and 550 speakers. It has been set up by manufacturer of sound products BOSE at a cost of Rs 4.55 crore.

Pilgrims visiting Vaishno Devi shrine to get free Rs 5 lakh insurance cover

October 14, 2018 1:19 pm

The decisions were taken at the 63rd meeting of board which was held at the Raj Bhavan Saturday under the chairmanship of Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik, who is also the Chairman of the board.

Journey to Vaishno Devi: On road to god, a man and his pony

July 22, 2018 12:30 pm

The trek to Vaishno Devi shrine is now easier, safer, brighter. None of which applies to the men who have for years made their living carting pilgrims to it.