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  • Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board to launch mobile app for live darshan

    In J&K, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board is devising new methods so that devotees unable to take nearly 12 Kms trek to the Holy Cave Shrine can still have Darshan from home. The Yatra to the holy Cave Shrine had resumed on the 6 August initially with a ceiling of 5000 pilgrims per day […]

    Quota of pilgrims to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi from outside UT enhanced to 500 pilgrims per day

    In Jammu and Kashmir, the Yatra to the Holy Cave Shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi is proceeding smoothly and picking up pace with each passing day. Keeping this in view, the quota of pilgrims from outside the UT has been enhanced to 500 pilgrims per day, out of a ceiling of 2,000 yatris daily. […]

    Ashoora-e-Muharram being observed today

    The Ashoora-e-Muharram is being observed with due reverence and solemnity in various parts of the country today. The day marks the martyrdom of Prophet Muhammad’s grandson, Hazrat Imam Hussain and his companions, who laid down their lives for upholding truth, righteousness and justice in Karbala. There will be no large scale traditional Tazia processions in […]

    10-Day Ganeshotsav begins with installation of idols on Ganesh Chaturthi

    The festival of Ganesh Chaturthi is being celebrated across the country with great devotion today. The day marks the birth of Lord Ganesha, who is a symbol of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune. People place clay idols of Lord Ganesha in their home and worship them during the 10-day long festival. Ganesh Chaturthi is a […]

    Holy Mace of Kailash Yatra return to its abode in Doad after traditional rituals

    The Holy Mace of Kailash Yatra returned to its abode in Doad after traditional rituals at a 14,700 feet high Kailash Kund lake in Doda district.  Jammu Correspondent reports that the annual yatra to Kailash Kund (lake) was restricted to a small group of priests and devotees this year due to the threat posed by […]

    Annual 5-day Haj pilgrimage commences today in Saudi Arabia

    The annual five day Haj pilgrimage commences today in Saudi Arabia on a drastically reduced scale due to coronavirus pandemic globally. Only about 1,000 Muslims begins their journey from holy city of Mecca to assemble in Mina. 30% of them will be Saudi citizens while the remaining seventy per cent will be foreign nationals who […]

    J&K: Anantnag Deputy Commissioner directs officials to ensure arrangements for Amarnath Yatra

    In Jammu and Kashmir, Deputy Commissioner of Anantnag has directed the concerned officials to ensure all the arrangements are put in place by today to ensure smooth conduct of Amarnath Yatra. Deputy Commissioner Anantnag Kuldeep Krishan Sidha chaired a meeting of officers and engineers to finalise the arrangements at transit camp FCI Godown, Mir Bazaar […]

    Amarnath Yatra: Maximum of 500 yatris only could be allowed per day, Aarti to be telecast live on Doordarshan

    In Jammu and Kashmir, meeting of the Sub Committee constituted by the Supreme Court for Amarnath Yatra was held under chairmanship of Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam at Jammu. Reviewing the preparations for the Yatra yesterday, the Chief Secretary observed that in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the State Executive Committee constituted under the […]

    Eid-ul-Fitr being celebrated across country

    Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated with simplicity and solemnity across the country today amidst corona virus pandemic. The faithfuls offered prayers and thanksgiving Namaz in their homes instead of congregating at Eidgahs and Grand Mosques in compliance with nationwide lockdown norms. Peoples prayed the Almighty to free the world from the pandemic. Perhaps for the first […]

    Eid Ul Fitr to be celebrated in most parts of country on Monday

    Eid Ul Fitr will be celebrated in most parts of the country on Monday. Shahi Imam of Delhi Jama Masjid Sayed Ahmad Bukhari announced that the there is no information of the moon being cited, today. The month long Ramazan will end tomorrow. The Shahi Imam also appealed to the people not to come to […]