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  • Amarnath yatra resumes

    Amarnath yatra on Monday resumed from both Baltal and Pahalgam routes after remaining suspended for a day due to landslides and inclement weather, officials said. “Both Baltal and Pahalgam routes have been re-opened for the pilgrims following improvement in weather conditions and clearance of the track,” an official of the yatra control room said. A […]

    134th Rathyatra of Lord Jagannath begins in Ahmedabad and Puri

    The 134th Rathyatra of Lord Jagannath began in Ahmedabad Sunday morning from the 400-year-old Jagannath temple in Jamalpur area amidst tight security as devotees jostled to have the first glimpse of the deity. Following the tradition, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi did the symbolic ‘road cleaning’ ahead of passage of chariots of Lord Jagannath, Lord […]

    Amarnath yatra resumes from Baltal, suspended from Jammu

    The Amarnath yatra on Saturday resumed from the Baltal route after it was suspended for a day due to inclement weather even as nearly 13,000 yatris left for the holy cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas. However, the yatra was cancelled from Jammu due to inclement weather and to control heavy rush of devotees thronging […]

    Amarnath Yatra temporarily suspended

    In Jammu and Kashmir, Amarnath yatra resumed from Nunwan Pahalgam at around 9.30 a.m. The yatra was temporarily suspended today at Pahalgam and Baltal due to bad weather and heavy rainfall. However, the yatra from Baltal remains suspended when reports last came in. Around 20 thousand yatries are waiting at the Baltal base camp waiting […]

    Third batch of 2,163 pilgrims leave for Amarnath

    Amid tight security, third batch of 2,163 pilgrims on Thursday left the Jammu base camp for 13,500-feet high cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas. The pilgrims comprising 1,340 men, 529 women, 97 children and 197 sadhus left in a cavalcade of 99 vehicles from Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu at around 0525 […]

    Over 15,000 devotees pay obeisance in holy Amarnath cave

    In Jammu and Kashmir, over 15,000 devotees drawn from different parts of the country, paid obeisance in the holy Amarnath cave in South Kashmir Himalayas after the gates were thrown open for the pilgrims when the Governor N N Vohra performed darshan of the natural ice Shivlingam on Wednesday morning. The pilgrimage will culminate on […]

    Amarnath Yatra formally begins from both Baltal, Pahalgam routes

    In Jammu & Kashmir, annual Amarnath Yatra has formally started from both the routes of Baltal and Pahalgam on Wednesday. The second batch of 2,185 devotees left Jammu base camp for pilgrimage to the 13,500 meter-high cave shrine in South Kashmir Himalayas Wednesday morning, amid tight security. A cavalcade of 66 vehicles carrying the pilgrims […]

    First batch of Shri Amar Nath Yatra flagged off from Jammu today

    The first batch of this year’s Shri Amar Nath Yatra in South Kashmir was flagged off from Jammu tAdd Newhis morning. Amidst tight security arrangements the pilgrims will reach the holy cave shrine in this Himalayan state tomorrow. The yatra is being carried out through both the Baltal as well as the traditional Pahalgam route.

    Buddha Purnima today

    Buddha Purnima is being observed across the country today. The President, Vice President and the Prime Minister have greeted the people on the occasion. In a message, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil said that Lord Buddha gave the world the message of truth, compassion and humanity. The Vice President Hamid Ansari said that Lord Buddha’s teachings […]

    Amarnath Yatra registration to begin from 10th May

    Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) has said the registration for the annual Amarnath pilgrimage would begin from 10th May. “The process of Amarnath yatra registration for this year in Jammu and Kashmir shall commence on 10th May, 2011,” Chief Executive Officer of SASB, R K Goyal said on Monday. Registration of the pilgrims will commence […]