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Amarnath Yatra suspended due to bad weather

Amarnath Yatra suspended due to bad weather

Authorities suspended the Amarnath Yatra on Sunday due to bad weather in Jammu and Kashmir.Officials said no pilgrim will be allowed to move towards the Valley today due to bad weather.It has been intermittently raining along the nearly 300-km long Jammu-Srinagar national highway since yesterday. Moderate rain also lashed the twin tracks of Baltal and

Amarnath yatra suspended for the day due to bad weather

Amarnath yatra suspended for the day due to bad weather

Due to bad weather along the Jammu-Srinagar national highway on Friday, Amarnath yatra has been suspended for the day.Officials said no yatri vehicle will be allowed to move towards the valley today due to bad weather along the nearly 300 Km long Jammu-Srinagar national highway. MET department has forecast moderate to heavy rain in the

Nearly 3 lakh pilgrims complete Amarnath Yatra

Record number of devotees this year have completed their Amarnath pilgrimage. In just a little over three weeks the numbers have crossed 2.90 lakh.On day 24 of the month-long yatra on Wednesday, another batch of 2,723 pilgrims headed to the Himalayan cave. Police said of these, 1,247 were taking the Baltal route while 1,476 the

Amarnath Yatra suspended due to bad weather

Over 2.38 lakh perform Amarnath Yatra in 19 days

Over 2.38 lakh pilgrims have performed the ongoing Amarnath Yatra during the last 19 days as another batch of 4,094 yatris left Jammu on Saturday for the cave shrine in Kashmir Valley, officials said. Since the Yatra began on July 1, a total of 2,38,974 pilgrims had ‘darshan’ at the cave shrine. Police said another

Over 81,000 perform Amarnath Yatra in six days

At least 81,630 pilgrims have performed this year’s Amarnath Yatra since it began on July 1, while another batch of 4,773 pilgrims on Sunday left Jammu for Kashmir Valley, officials said. The yatris left Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas in two escorted convoys. “Of these, 2,022 yatris are going to Baltal base camp while 2,751 are

We welcome Amarnath Yatris with open hearts as always : Says Indumeet

Srinagar Social-political activities Indumeet Singh lashed out at the central government over highway ban, saying that center should find the one-time solution to end up all Kashmiris at once rather harassing us (Kashmiri’s) over and over again. Turning it center sponsored ‘Gunda Gardi’, Indumeet Singh said, highway ban is affecting Kashmir’s tourism sector which is

Online helicopter booking from May 1 for Amarnath Yatra

Online helicopter booking from May 1 for Amarnath Yatra

The online helicopter booking for the annual Amarnath Yatra will begin on May 1, according to an announcement on Friday. A statement issued here by the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) that manages the affairs of the annual Himalayan Yatra said: “Online booking of helicopter tickets for Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2019 shall commence on May

Rain Amarnath yatra suspend

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.