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  • 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 […]

    Mahavir Jayanti being celebrated across country

    Jains across the country are celebrating the birth of Lord Mahavir today, the 24th and last Thirthankar of Jainism. Jain temples are tastefully decorated with colorful flags and huge processions are being carried out in various parts of the country to celebrate the auspicious occassion. Our Correpondent reports that in the national capital, hundreds of […]

    Lakhs of devotees take dip in Ganga on Baisakhi

    In twin holy towns of Haridwar and Rishikesh, lakhs of people from different states took a holy dip in the river Ganga on the occasion of Baisakhi. More than one lakh people have so far taken a dip in the river Ganga at various bathing ghats of Haridwar and their number is expected to cross […]

    “Chaitra Navratri” begins with religious fervor

    “In Jammu & Kashmir, Hundreds of devotees offered morning “Arti” at the world famous shrine of Shri Mata Devi as the nine-day festival of “Chaitra Navratri” began with religious fervor on Monday. Early Monday morning a Havan Yag has been started at Holy cave shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi which will last for next […]

    Mahashivratri Festival being celebrated with great religious fervour

    Shivratri , an important festival of Hindus is being celebrated today. The festival is celebrated in the northern region of India on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha of Phalgun month of Hindu calendar and Magha Krishna Trayodasi / Chaturdashi as per Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh calendars. People celebrate Shivratri to […]