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  • Amarnath Yatra concludes; 3.39 lakh pilgrims offer prayers this year

    The annual pilgrimage to the holy Amarnath cave shrine in South Kashmir concluded today, with about 3.39 lakh pilgrims offering prayers at the naturally-formed ice-shivalingam this year. According to official sources, with the arrival of the ‘Charri Mubarak’, the holy mace of Lord Shiva, at the Himalayan shrine on Shrawan Purnima today, the yatra, which […]

    J&K govt asks Amarnath pilgrims to curtail their stay in Kashmir in view of terrorist threats

    The Jammu & Kashmir Government today issued security advisory for Amarnath Yatris and tourists to curtail their stay in Kashmir valley in view of terrorist threats. An order issued by state Home Department said, the advisory has been issued considering latest intelligence inputs of terror threats with specific targeting of the Amarnath Yatra. Earlier, Lt […]

    Amarnath Yatra progress smoothly; over 3,19300 yatris have darshan so far

    In Jammu & Kashmir, the annual Amarnath Yatra is progressing smoothly. Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board officials said, since the beginning of the yatra on July 1, over 3 lakh 19 thousand 300 yatris had darshan at the Holy cave till yesterday evening. Our correspondent reports that official sources told AIR that a fresh batch of […]

    Amarnath Yatra crosses last year’s mark of 2.85 lakh in 22 days

    In Jammu & Kashmir, the ongoing annual Shri Amarnath Yatra has crossed the last year’s mark of 2 lakh 85 thousand in last 22 days. On the 22nd day of the Yatra yesterday, over 13 thousand 3 hundred devotees paid obeisance at the Holy Cave shrine. Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) officials said that cumulatively […]

    Amarnath Yatra: Over 13,900 Yatris pay obeisance on day 17

    On 17th July 2019, The Heritage Academy organized ‘Convergence’, the induction and orientation programme for the new batch of students in BBA, BCA, BSc-Media Science and MSc- Media Science courses at The Heritage campus. The programme was addressed by Prof. Saikat Maitra, Vice-chancellor, MAKAUT, WB as the Chief Guest followed by Dr. Vikash Agarwal, Chairman, […]

    Haj pilgrims can carry Zamzam water within permissible baggage allowance: Air India

    Air India has said that pilgrims returning from Saudi Arabia after Haj will be allowed to carry holy water from the Zamzam within permissible baggage allowance. The well of Zamzam is located in Mecca in Saudi Arabia and many Haj pilgrims bring the holy water from the well for family and friends. On July 4, […]

    Nearly 1,10000 yatris pay obeisance at Amarnath cave shrine

    In Jammu and Kashmir, nearly one lakh ten thousand yatris have paid obeisance at the holy cave shrine of Amarnath during the first eight days of annual pilgrimage. The Yatra reflects diversity and age old traditions of communal harmony. Our correspondent reports that Yatra base camp both at Nonwan at Pahalgam and Baltal in Sonmarg […]

    Over 81,600 pilgrims pay obeisance at Amarnath cave shrine

    In Jammu and Kashmir, more than 81 thousand 600 pilgrims have paid obeisance at the holy cave shrine of Amarnath since the beginning of the yatra on the 1st of this month. On the 6th day of the yatra yesterday, over 14 thousand 400 pilgrims had darshan of ice lingam at the holy cave shrine. […]

    Over 16000 devotees pay obeisance at holy Amarnath cave

    On the 5th day of the ongoing Shri Amarnathji Yatra, over 16 thousand 700 devotees paid obeisance at the Holy Amarnath Cave yesterday. Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board (SASB) sources said that over 67 thousand 200 Yatris had darshan of the Shivling at the Holy Cave till last evening. This year the annual 46-day Yatra […]

    World famous Jagannath Rath Yatra begins

    The world-famous Jagannath Rath Yatra began at Puri in Odisha today. Lakhs of people are gathering in Puri to witness Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra riding three giant wooden chariots as they travel to Gundicha temple. Jagannath Rath Yatra, also called Chariot Festival, marks the annual journey of the three deities from the […]