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Rain suspends Amarnath yatra from Baltal route

 Incessant rain has suspended the ongoing Amarnath Yatra on Tuesday, from the Baltal route. The helicopter services have also been suspended from Baltal Axis. Due to continuous rainfall since last night, the route has become slippery and muddy. There is also a possibility of shooting stones and landslides. However, the yatra is continuing from the Pahalgam Axis.The

Fresh batch of 3,451 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

Fresh batch of 3,451 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra. A fresh batch of 3,451 pilgrims on Friday left Jammu to perform the Amarnath Yatra. They left the Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas in an escorted convoy of 110 vehicles and headed to the Baltal and Pahalgam base camps, police said.Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N.Vohra, who heads

Amarnath Yatra: 13 pilgrims injured as tempo rams into truck

Amarnath Yatra: 13 pilgrims injured as tempo rams into truck

Amarnath Yatra: 13 pilgrims injured as tempo rams into truck. As many as 13 Amarnath Yatra pilgrims were injured on Thursday after the tempo they were travelling in crashed into a parked truck near Birma Bridge in Udhampur. Three of the 13 passengers were seriously injured while the rest sustained minor injuries. The injured passengers

Amarnath Yatra: 3 killed in landslide, death toll rises to 11

Amarnath Yatra: 3 killed in landslide, death toll rises to 11

SRINAGAR: The Amarnath Yatra in south Kashmir Himalayas was suspended on Wednesday from both Pahalgam and Baltal routes due to landslides even as the death toll during this year’s yatra rose to 11 , an official spokesperson said. “The yatra via both Baltal as well as Pahalgam routes remained suspended because of landslides and shooting

Nearly 150 stranded Indian Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims evacuated

Nearly 150 stranded Indian Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims evacuated

Kathmandu – Nearly 150 Indian pilgrims were evacuated safely on Tuesday as rescue work intensified to bring back over 1,500 Indians who have been stranded in Nepal’s mountainous region due to heavy rain while returning from the Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage in Tibet. Two pilgrims – Leela Narayanan Mandredath, 56, of Kerala and Satya Laxmi of

2 Amarnath pilgrims from Punjab killed in J&K road accident

Amarnath Yatra: 5 dead, 3 injured in landslide on Baltal route

Amarnath Yatra: 5 dead, 3 injured in landslide on Baltal route. Five people were killed and three injured after a landslide hit Brarimarg on the Baltal route. The group was travelling along the 14-kilometre Baltal route to visit the Amarnath shrine. Rescue teams were immediately pressed into action.The first batch of pilgrims undertaking the Amarnath

Fifth batch of pilgrims leaves from Jammu for Amarnath

Fifth batch of pilgrims leaves from Jammu for Amarnath

JAMMU: The fifth batch of 4,047 pilgrims, including 808 women, on Monday left from here for the Kashmir Valley to pay obeisance at the 3,880-metre high cave shrine of Amarnath, a police official said. So far, 13,816 pilgrims had visited the cave shrine from the twin routes traditional 36-km Pahalgam track in Anantnag district and

Amarnath Yatra remains suspended due to bad weather

Amarnath Yatra remains suspended due to bad weather

Amarnath Yatra remains suspended due to bad weather. The annual Amarnath Yatra remained suspended on Saturday due to incessant rains across Jammu and Kashmir. According to authorities, no vehicle carrying pilgrims was allowed to move towards the Valley from the Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas in Jammu.“Yatra continues to remain suspended as both the Baltal and

Largest-ever security cover for Amarnath Yatra this time

Largest-ever security cover for Amarnath Yatra this time

SRINAGAR: Vehicles tagged with electromagnetic chips, bike and bullet-proof SUV police convoys and scores of bulletproof bunkers have been deployed as part of the ‘biggestever’ security blanket thrown to secure pilgrims undertaking the Amarnath Yatra that begins in Jammu and Kashmir from Thursday. Over two lakh pilgrims have registered for the annual pilgrimage to the

First Batch of Amarnath Yatra pilgrims halted due to heavy rainfall

Amarnath Yatra’s first Batch of pilgrims halted due to heavy rainfall

Amarnath Yatra’s first Batch of pilgrims halted due to heavy rainfall. First batch of pilgrims, going to Amarnath Yatra, was halted at Baltal on Thursday due to heavy rainfall in Jammu and Kashmir. The pilgrims have been halted at the Baltal base camps and will be allowed to proceed only after the weather gets clear.

First batch of Amarnath Yatra flagged off from Jammu's base camp

First batch of Amarnath Yatra flagged off from Jammu’s base camp

First batch of Amarnath Yatra flagged off from Jammu’s base camp. Amid tight security, the first batch of the Amarnath Yatra was flagged off from Jammu’s base camp in Bhagwant Nagar on Tuesday morning. The Yatra was flagged off by BVR Subramanyam, Chief Secretary, Jammu and Kashmir and BB Vyas and Vijay Kumar, advisors to

2 Amarnath pilgrims from Punjab killed in J&K road accident

J-K Governor NN Vohra reviews security for Amarnath Yatra

J-K Governor NN Vohra reviews security for Amarnath Yatra. Days ahead of the annual Amarnath Yatra, Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra reviewed the security preparations for the same. “There is no need to worry. The preparations are done and the yatra will be conducted peacefully,” Vohra told media here.On a related note, the Central

Centre may appoint new J-K governor after Amarnath yatra

Centre may appoint new J-K governor after Amarnath yatra. Former deputy chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir Kavinder Gupta on Wednesday said the Centre may appoint a new Governor in the state after the Amarnath yatra. Speaking to ANI, Gupta said, “It’s a routine matter (appointing new Governor). The Central Government will see to it.

2 Amarnath pilgrims from Punjab killed in J&K road accident

J-K Governor discusses key security issues ahead of Amarnath Yatra

J-K Governor discusses key security issues ahead of Amarnath Yatra. Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra chaired a high-level meeting at the Raj Bhavan on Wednesday to review important security-related issues for thec scheduled to commence on June 28. The meeting was attended by the Chief Secretary, Home Secretary, Director General of Police, heads of

Amarnath Yatra: NGT appoints panel for eco-protection

New Delhi, Nov 15, The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday appointed a committee to look at environment protection during the annual Amarnath Yatra, a pilgrimage to a shrine in the Himalayas in Jammu and Kashmir. The committee will also look into the infrastructure for pilgrims at the Amarnath Shrine.Asking why extra shops and open toilets

Last batch of 89 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

Amarnath Yatra: Last batch of 89 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

Amarnath Yatra: The last batch of 89 pilgrims today left for the cave shrine of Amarnath from here to join the annual yatra which entered its last phase, officials said. The shrine is located at an altitude of 3,880-metre in south Kashmir Himalayas.“All the 89 pilgrims present at the Bhagwati camp left in four vehicles

Second last batch pilgrims left for Amarnath Yatra

Second last batch of pilgrims left for Amarnath Yatra

Second last batch of pilgrims left for Amarnath Yatra. The 35th batch of Amarnath pilgrims consisting of 132 pilgrims left for Kashmir Valley from Jammu on Friday morning despite the ongoing unrest in Kashmir, under the supervision of tight security arrangements. Second last batch pilgrims This was the second last batch of pilgrims that left from the

Amarnath Pilgrim died due to heart attack

Amarnath Pilgrim died due to heart attack

A pilgrim has died due to heart attack enroute cave shrine of Amarnath, Kashmir. The pilgrim was identifying as 65-year-old Somnath, resident of Rajasthan. He was going from Baltal to the holy cave to see, in between he had a heart attack in Berinag.He was immediately taken to a nearby medical camp where doctors declared

Jammu Kashmir highway closed with heavy rains

Amarnath Yatra stopped: Jammu Kashmir highway closed with heavy rains

Jammu Kashmir highway closed with heavy rains. Due to heavy rains in some areas of Jammu and Kashmir, due to landslides in some places, road traffic problems are coming up. Due to this the Amarnath yatra has been stopped. According to the information, Srinagar highway has been closed. Here the state highway has been closed

Buddha Amarnath Yatra begins amid tight security

The 11-day Buddha Amarnath pilgrimage began today from here to mountainous shrine of Lord Shiva in Poonch district, amid tight security.Escorted by the CRPF, a first batch of 1181 devotees, including 451 women and two children, left in a convoy of 31 vehicles for the shrine this morning, officials said.The yatra was flagged off by