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  • J&K: Pilgrimage to Mata Vaishno Devi shrine partially suspended

    In Jammu and Kashmir, the pilgrimage to world famous Mata Vaishno Devi shrine situated in Trikuta hills was partially suspended this morning following a landslide on the Himkoti track. The battery service has been stopped for the time being, with the helicopter service also suspended due to bad weather. The pilgrimage is, however, continuing through […]

    14th batch of 3,048 Amarnath pilgrims leave base camp in Jammu

    The 14th batch comprising of 3,048 Amarnath pilgrims left Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas Base camp Jammu around 3 AM today in a cavalcade of 112 light and heavy vehicles amid tight security arrangements. These include 2,281 men 623 women,134 Sadhus and 10 Sadhvis.

    World famous Rath Yatra being celebrated in Odisha

    With just hours left for the world famous Rath Yatra in Puri,  servitors are busy with last minute preparations to ensure that the elaborate series of rituals of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra are completed in time. Pahandi, the ritual procession in which the deities are led to the chariots, has begun since […]

    Minority Affairs Minister flags off first batch of Hajj pilgrims

    Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi flagged off the first batch of Hajj pilgrims from New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport this morning with prayers of country’s safety and prosperity. Mr Naqvi congratulated to Haj pilgrims and extended best wishes to them for their pilgrimage. A total of 1230 Hajj pilgrims departed from IGI airport […]

    6th batch of 3,489 Amarnath pilgrims leave Base camp in Jammu

    The sixth batch of 3,489 Amarnath pilgrims left Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas Base camp in Jammu around 3 am today Kashmir enroute to the cave shrine amid tight security arrangements. The Yatris include 2,478 men, 774 women and 237 Sadhus and Sadhvis. So far 23,718 yatris have left the Jammu base camp for Kashmir valley […]

    Amarnath Yatra suspended from Baltal and Pahalgam routes

    In Jammu & Kashmir, the Amarnath Yatra was temporarily suspended today from both Baltal and Pahalgam routes to the holy Amarnath cave. It is suspended due to slippery road condition following heavy rain which is continuing in Srinagar and elsewhere in the Valley. Meteorological department predicted wet weather during next 24 hours across the state. […]

    Devotees throng Puri Odisha to witness divine bath of Lord Jagannath

    Lakhs of devotees today thronged Puri in Odisha to catch the glimpse of the divine bath of Lord Jagannath and his siblings Lord Balabhadra, Devi Subhadra and Sudarshan on the occasion of Deva Snana Purnima. In the morning, the holy idols were brought out from Ratna Bedi (inner sanctum of the temple) to the Snana […]

    Amarnath Yatra temporarily suspended on Nunwan Pahalgam route

    Jammu & Kashmir, the annual Amarnath Yatra was temporarily suspended on Nunwan Pahalgam route in south Kashmir due to overnight heavy rainfall and the inclement weather forecast. However, the Yatra by foot and on Palkis (wooden carrying cot) was allowed from Baltal Sonamarg Base Camp in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district this afternoon. Joint Police Control […]

    Eid to be celebrated across India tomorrow

    Eid Ul Fitr, which marks the culmination of the holy month of Ramzan, will be celebrated across the country tomorrow. Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari and Shahi Imam of Fatehpuri Masjid, Dr Mufti Mohammed Mukarram Ahmed said, as the new moon of Eid-ul-Fitr was not sighted yesterday evening, therefore Eid will be […]

    Kailash Mansarovar Yatra: MoS VK Singh flags off first batch

    Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh flagged off the first batch of pilgrims for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2018. VK Singh addressed the first batch of 58 Yatris going via Lipulekh pass. The batch was also briefed about arrangements made for Yatris en route. He termed it as the most difficult pilgrimage of devotees […]