Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Lake Mansarovar is a place of pilgrimage near Mount Kailash in the Tibet Autonomous Region . Every year, thousands of pilgrims from India, Nepal, and Tibet take Kailash Mansarovar Yatra and visits Mansarovar. It is believed that bathing in Mansarovar and drinking its water cleanse all sins. The lake, which is round in shape, lies at 15,060 ft above mean sea level

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India rejects Nepal's objections over link road to Kailash Mansarovar

10 May 2020

India rejects Nepal's objections over link road to Kailash Mansarovar

The Ministry of External Affairs on Saturday said that an 80-km-long road connecting Dharchula in Uttarakhand to the Lipulekh pass is "completely within its territory."

Rain hammers North India, triggers landslides, kills at least 37

20 Aug 2019

Rain hammers North India, triggers landslides, kills at least 37

Incessant rains wreaked havoc in North India with reports suggesting that at least 37 people have died.

Ansari's homecoming to rescuing people: How Sushma Swaraj touched lives

07 Aug 2019

Ansari's homecoming to rescuing people: How Sushma Swaraj touched lives

She opened the doors of external affairs ministry for the common man, she showed how to use social media for solving citizens' woes, and she set an example for all.

'Shiv Bhakt' RaGa visits Mahakaleshwar Temple; begins two-day MP tour

29 Oct 2018

'Shiv Bhakt' RaGa visits Mahakaleshwar Temple; begins two-day MP tour

Congress President Rahul Gandhi began his two-day tour of the politically significant Malwa-Nimar region in the poll-bound Madhya Pradesh today by offering prayers at the famous Mahakaleshwar Temple.

To counter haters, Congress shares RaGa's Fitbit numbers from Kailash-yatra

07 Sep 2018

To counter haters, Congress shares RaGa's Fitbit numbers from Kailash-yatra

Rahul Gandhi's Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is being widely discussed in Indian politics (for reasons unknown) and now Congress, in a bid to take haters head-on, has shared Fitbit numbers of the party president's pilgrimage.

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).

1,500 Indians on Kailash Mansarovar Yatra stranded in Nepal landslides

03 Jul 2018

1,500 Indians on Kailash Mansarovar Yatra stranded in Nepal landslides

More than 1,500 Indian pilgrims on their way to Kailash Mansarovar are stranded in Nepal after landslides caused by heavy rains.

Sikkim: First-batch of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra with 33 pilgrims flagged-off

16 Jun 2018

Sikkim: First-batch of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra with 33 pilgrims flagged-off

The first batch of 33 pilgrims, on their way to Kailash Mansarovar via Nathu La pass in Sikkim, has been flagged off from Gangtok today.

Sushma Swaraj steps in after computer 'separates' elderly couple

14 May 2018

Sushma Swaraj steps in after computer 'separates' elderly couple

Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj came to the rescue of an elderly couple who were selected for the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, after the husband informed her they were booked in separate batches.

China, India agree to resume Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

23 Apr 2018

China, India agree to resume Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Ten months after suspension of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, Delhi and Beijing have agreed to resume the pilgrimage during talks between Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.

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.

Indian, Chinese troops face-off at the border in Sikkim

27 Jun 2017

Indian, Chinese troops face-off at the border in Sikkim

Tensions have been rising once again at the Sino-Indian border, with China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) accusing India of provoking them at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Sikkim.

CM Adityanath calls for resumption of Ramleela, Raaslila in UP

27 Apr 2017

CM Adityanath calls for resumption of Ramleela, Raaslila in UP

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered the resumption of Ramleela and Raaslila in Ayodhya and Mathura respectively.

Yogi Adityanath bats for rainwater harvesting for all new houses

10 Apr 2017

Yogi Adityanath bats for rainwater harvesting for all new houses

UP CM Yogi Adityanath has directed officials to ensure that plans of a house are approved only if it has provisions for a rainwater harvesting facility.

Yogi Adityanath pushes for Jewar International Airport in Greater Noida

07 Apr 2017

Yogi Adityanath pushes for Jewar International Airport in Greater Noida

UP CM Yogi Adityanath has reportedly directed officials to discuss issues related to Jewar International Airport in Greater Noida with the Centre.

UP passes Rs. 47cr drinking water package for drought-hit Bundelkhand

03 Apr 2017

UP passes Rs. 47cr drinking water package for drought-hit Bundelkhand

UP CM Yogi Adityanath passed a Rs. 47cr package for drinking water in drought-hit Bundelkhand, and promised more funds if needed.

Yogi makes more than 50 decisions in 150 hours

28 Mar 2017

Yogi makes more than 50 decisions in 150 hours

Within 150 hours of being sworn in, the Yogi government in UP has set standards and even started action on about 50 decisions, without having held a single cabinet meeting.

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.