Char Dham Yatra

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As RaGa starts Kailash Yatra, posters celebrate his 'shiv bhakti'

31 Aug 2018

As RaGa starts Kailash Yatra, posters celebrate his 'shiv bhakti'

Congress workers put up posters of President Rahul Gandhi in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, on Thursday, which asserted him as a 'shiv bhakt' (devotee of Lord Shiva).

Amarnath Yatra concludes, over 2.85 lakh pilgrims offer prayers

26 Aug 2018

Amarnath Yatra concludes, over 2.85 lakh pilgrims offer prayers

The annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine in the south Kashmir Himalayas concluded today with over 2.85 lakh pilgrims offering prayers at the naturally-formed ice-Shivlingam.

Fresh small batch of 663 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath

28 Jul 2018

Fresh small batch of 663 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath

A fresh batch of 663 pilgrims today left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in south-Kashmir Himalayas.

Mobile app to warn of extreme weather events in Mumbai

28 Jul 2018

Mobile app to warn of extreme weather events in Mumbai

The Union Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) launched a mobile application to provide information on extreme weather events in Mumbai.

Amarnath Yatra: Fresh batch of 782 pilgrims begin their journey

27 Jul 2018

Amarnath Yatra: Fresh batch of 782 pilgrims begin their journey

A fresh batch of 782 pilgrims today left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas, officials said.

Amarnath-Yatra: Fresh batch of over 1,200 pilgrims begin their journey

23 Jul 2018

Amarnath-Yatra: Fresh batch of over 1,200 pilgrims begin their journey

A fresh batch of over 1,200 pilgrims, including 300 women and 100 sadhus, left the base camp in Jammu for the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir today.

Amarnath Yatra: Another fresh batch of pilgrims begins journey

19 Jul 2018

Amarnath Yatra: Another fresh batch of pilgrims begins journey

A fresh batch of 2,617 pilgrims today left the base camp in Jammu to undertake the annual yatra to the Amarnath shrine in South Kashmir Himalayas.

Amarnath-Yatra: Fresh batch of over 3,000 pilgrims leaves from Jammu

14 Jul 2018

Amarnath-Yatra: Fresh batch of over 3,000 pilgrims leaves from Jammu

A fresh batch of over 3,000 pilgrims today left Jammu for the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas.

Amarnath Yatra: 10th batch of 5,144 pilgrims leaves from Jammu

10 Jul 2018

Amarnath Yatra: 10th batch of 5,144 pilgrims leaves from Jammu

The 10th batch of 5,144 pilgrims left Jammu for the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas.

Amarnath Yatra suspended for a day on Wani's death anniversary

08 Jul 2018

Amarnath Yatra suspended for a day on Wani's death anniversary

On the occasion of Burhan Wani's death anniversary, authorities have suspended the Amarnath Yatra today.

Kailash-Mansarovar: Last-batch of stranded Indian-pilgrims airlifted to safety from Nepal

07 Jul 2018

Kailash-Mansarovar: Last-batch of stranded Indian-pilgrims airlifted to safety from Nepal

All the 1,430 stranded Indian pilgrims who were stranded while returning from the Kailash Mansarovar in Tibet have been airlifted to safety with the evacuation of the last batch of 160 people from Nepal's mountainous regions today.

Amarnath: NGT 'clarifies' after ban on mantras spark mass outrage

14 Dec 2017

Amarnath: NGT 'clarifies' after ban on mantras spark mass outrage

Yesterday, reports emerged that the NGT had banned chanting of hymns and ringing of bells at the Amarnath cave shrine.

China may consider alternative routes for Kailash-Mansarovar Yatra

06 Jul 2017

China may consider alternative routes for Kailash-Mansarovar Yatra

The Chinese Embassy in New Delhi has conveyed its willingness to discuss the possibility of facilitating the Kailash-Mansarovar Yatra (KMY) through alternative routes.

Amarnath Yatra gets suspended due to heavy rains

30 Jun 2017

Amarnath Yatra gets suspended due to heavy rains

The Amarnath yatra which started on Thursday had to be suspended today as heavy rains lashed the region.

Amarnath Yatra goes hi-tech- drones, choppers for the first time

29 Jun 2017

Amarnath Yatra goes hi-tech- drones, choppers for the first time

The Amarnath Yatra is going hi-tech. For the first time ever, there will be drones and helicopters for aerial surveillance along the route.

Bus accident in Uttarakhand claims 23 lives

24 May 2017

Bus accident in Uttarakhand claims 23 lives

At least 23 pilgrims from the Indore district of Madhya Pradesh lost their lives in a bus accident that took place on Tuesday in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi.

Landslide in Uttarakhand leaves several tourists stranded

19 May 2017

Landslide in Uttarakhand leaves several tourists stranded

About 11,000 'Char Dham' pilgrims on their way to Uttarakhand's Badrinath temple have been stranded as a massive landslide blocked a key road in Chamoli. No casualty has been reported.

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra: UP CM Adityanath doubles financial grant

26 Mar 2017

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra: UP CM Adityanath doubles financial grant

Newly-elected Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath, during his first speech since assuming the post, announced the doubling of the financial grant given to Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims.

PM Modi lays foundation stone of Char Dham project

27 Dec 2016

PM Modi lays foundation stone of Char Dham project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the Char Dham highway development project in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.