Kailash Mansarovar Yatra: News

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

11 May 2023


China's news rules for Kailash-Mansarovar Yatra, Indians to pay most

After three years, China has reopened several points on its border with Nepal, allowing pilgrims on the Kailash-Mansarovar Yatra. Although it has started issuing visas, a slew of restrictions, including fees hike will make traveling difficult, per reports.

04 Apr 2022


Gangaur Teej 2022: History, rituals, and more

Also known as Gauri Tritiya, Gangaur Teej is celebrated every year with pomp and gaiety in Indian states like Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh.

29 Mar 2022

Lord Shiva

All about Kailash Mansarovar Yatra and the new route

Situated on the western side of Tibet, Mansarovar Lake and Kailash Parvat are the holiest sites for the Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain communities.

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."

07 Sep 2018

Rahul Gandhi

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

11 Jun 2018


First batch of Kailash Manasarovar Yatra with 60 pilgrims flagged-off

The first batch of Kailash Manasarovar Yatra-2018 was flagged off today in Delhi by Union Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh.

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.

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.

06 Jul 2017

Xi Jinping

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.

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.

27 Apr 2017

Yogi Adityanath

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.

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.