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CM launches Valmiki Darshan Yatra

Shambhu (Patiala): Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said that ‘Bhagwan Valmiki Ji Darshan Yatra’ was symbolic of our age old legacy of propagating love, universal brotherhood, harmony and compassion. The Chief Minister along with his Cabinet colleagues, eminent religious leaders and members of the SGPC paid their obeisance to the idol of


Rahul to undertake Kisan Yatra in Punjab this month

Chandigarh: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has decided to undertake Kisan Yatra in Punjab for about ten days this month on the pattern of UIttar Pradesh.The focus would be the problems being faced by the peasantry with main demand being the loan waiver.Farmers would sign the memorandum during this march demanding loan waiver.He would be accompanied

‘Jawani Sambhal Yatra’ enters Day; Kishori Lal flags off yatra from city

Ludhiana: The ‘Jawani Sambhal Yatra’ of the Congress party was flagged off from here on Thursday on third day of the yatra, senior Congress leader Kishori Lal flagged off the yatra. The yatra was given massive reception at Dakha and finally finishing the day at Jagraon. The Leader of Opposition and the Congress Legislature Party leader

Pakistan to print Guru Granth Sahib to prevent desecration during yatra

Lahore: Pakistan will print Guru Granth Sahib to prevent any desecration of the holy book during Sikh pilgrimage in the country, the top body which looks after minorities’ holy places in the Islamic nation said on Monday.“In order to save Guru Granth Sahib from any desecration as Sikh pilgrims carry the holy scripture during yatras

NIPER ex-faculty to hold Tiranga Yatra against authorities

Mohali: Ex Faculty member who were evicted from the NIPER have opened the front against the Registrar and CEO. Dr Parkishit Bansal while addressing media at Mohali blamed that CBI has registered a case against them for fraud of 100 crores, but these officers are still on their job. Bansal said that he was sacked from

Dakhshin Bharat Darshan Yatra train to leave on Aug 22

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has launched Dakshin Bharat Darshan Yatra train with a 13-day tour package covering seven tourist prominence cities of three south Indian states. The fare per person has been decided at Rs 10,870, inclusive of meals. The train is slated to leave Chandigarh Railway Station on August 22, comprising

Pilgrims population decreased in last week of Amarnath Yatra

After facing several difficulities , Amarnath Yatra enters in its last week. The Yatra started on July 2 and will end on August 18 coinciding with Shravan Purnima and Raksha Bandhan festivals. The fresh batch of 139 yatris left bhagwati yatri niwas in Jammu on thursday. The number of pilgrims has steadily decreased ever since

Amarnath Yatra continues

Jammu: The annual Amarnath Yatra continued on Sunday as another batch of pilgrims left Jammu on Saturday evening for Kashmir. “A fresh batch of 311 Yatris left the Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas in Jammu city on Saturday evening in a convoy escorted by the security forces for the Valley”, a senior police officer told IANS.

Amarnath Yatra resumes in Kashmir after three days

Jammu: The Amarnath Yatra which was suspended for three days resumed on Monday afternoon with pilgrims leaving the Jammu city for Kashmir Valley. “Amarnath bound yatris left for the valley in 40 buses around 4.20 p.m. from Bhagawati Nagar Yatri Niwas in Jammu city,” a senior police official told IANS. “The convoy of the yatris

Breaking- Amarnath Yatra resumes, says a Home Ministry official

Amarnath Yatra resumes, says a Home Ministry official

Kashmir tense, restrictions imposed, Amarnath yatra suspended

Srinagar: Curfew-like restrictions wereimposed in parts of Kashmir, including Srinagar city, and Amarnath yatra suspended as authorities apprehended protests in the Valley, where tension prevailed following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani by security forces. Protesters blocked main roads and entry to interiors of the city at many places following a strike call

Lord Jagannath’s rath yatra commences

Ahmedabad: The 139th rath yatra of LordJagannath today commenced on it’s 15 km journey in the walled city here amid tight security arrangements even as lakhs of devotees queued up to have a glimpse of the deity. The chariots of the Lord Jagannath, his brother Balbhadra and sister Subhadra, commenced their journey from the 400-year-old

Amarnath yatra begins : First batch of 1283 Amarnath Pilgrims leaves Jammu

Jalandhar: First batch of 1283 Amarnath Pilgrims leaving from Jammu to Baltal and Pahalgam under tight security.  Dy CM, Nirmal Singh along with MoS Tourism, Priya Sethi And MP Jugal Sharma flag off first batch of Amarnath

1st batch of Kailash Mansarovar yatra enter Tibet

Pithoragarh: The first batch of 55 Indianpilgrims undertaking the annual Kailash Mansarovar yatra today entered Tibet through the Lipulekh pass in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand. “First batch consisting of 55 pilgrims, bound for Kailash Mansarovar, entered Tibet early this morning at 7:30 AM,” Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam (KMVN) GM, Trilok Singh Martolia said. KMVN is

Hemkund yatra begins from tomorrow

Chandigarh: The yatra for Sri Hemkund Sahib will begin from Tomorrow. Hemkund Sahib is situated at a height of over 15,000 feet above the sea level in Chamoli district. The officials of Hemkund Trust have announced that the registration exercise at Rishikesh for pilgrims who are interested to visit the Hemkund Sahib Gurdwara. Management officials