Amarnath

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#ThisDayThatYear: India script history, win 1983 Cricket World Cup

25 Jun 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: India script history, win 1983 Cricket World Cup

On June 25, 1983, the Indian cricket team led by Kapil Dev won the prestigious World Cup after upsetting West Indies in the final.

Students vacate #NITSrinagar after advisory; but district-administration denies ordering closure

03 Aug 2019

Students vacate #NITSrinagar after advisory; but district-administration denies ordering closure

A day after tourists and Amarnath pilgrims were asked to leave Kashmir in wake of terror threat, evacuation of NIT Srinagar's non-Kashmiri students sparked a controversy on Saturday.

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.

2.74L pilgrims paid obeisance at Amarnath cave shrine till date

08 Aug 2018

2.74L pilgrims paid obeisance at Amarnath cave shrine till date

As many as 2.74 lakh pilgrims have paid obeisance at Amarnath cave shrine in South Kashmir Himalayas till date this year, an official said.

#IndiaInEngland: History of India's performance at Lord's

06 Aug 2018

#IndiaInEngland: History of India's performance at Lord's

August 9 will see India setting foot on the hallowed cricket ground where they had played their first ever Test match.

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.

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: 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.

13 Amarnath pilgrims injured as vehicle rams into stationary truck

12 Jul 2018

13 Amarnath pilgrims injured as vehicle rams into stationary truck

Thirteen Amarnath pilgrims were injured when their vehicle rammed into a stationary truck on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway today, a police official said.

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.

Amarnath Yatra death-toll rises to 6 as 3 pilgrims die

03 Jul 2018

Amarnath Yatra death-toll rises to 6 as 3 pilgrims die

Three pilgrims, including two from Andhra Pradesh, died today en route to the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas due to various causes, taking the death toll in this year's yatra to six.

Taxi-drivers booked for fake social-media posts claiming 'stone-pelting' on Amarnath-pilgrims

02 Jul 2018

Taxi-drivers booked for fake social-media posts claiming 'stone-pelting' on Amarnath-pilgrims

The police have booked some taxi drivers in Jammu for allegedly circulating a false social media post, claiming occurrence of stone pelting on Amarnath pilgrims and scaring them.

Amarnath Yatra from Jammu resumes after weather conditions improve

01 Jul 2018

Amarnath Yatra from Jammu resumes after weather conditions improve

After remaining suspended for a day due to inclement weather, the Amarnath Yatra resumed from Jammu today, as the fourth batch of 6,877 pilgrims left for the twin base camps in Kashmir, officials said.

You're our guests, won't attack you: Hizbul assures Amarnath pilgrims

27 Jun 2018

You're our guests, won't attack you: Hizbul assures Amarnath pilgrims

A year after a deadly terrorist attack on Amarnath pilgrims killed eight, Hizbul Mujahideen has assured Yatris a safe passage this time, saying it has no plans of attacking the pilgrimage.

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.

In major win, forces wipe out group behind Amarnath attack

05 Dec 2017

In major win, forces wipe out group behind Amarnath attack

In a major win for security forces, three Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists involved in the Amarnath attack of July were killed in an encounter in South Kashmir.

Why focus on businesses, not on pilgrims?: NGT raps Amarnath

15 Nov 2017

Why focus on businesses, not on pilgrims?: NGT raps Amarnath

Two days after capping the number of daily visitors to Vaishno Devi reportedly over environmental concerns, the NGT has now turned its attention to Amarnath in J&K.

Wanted LeT terrorist Abu Ismail killed in Srinagar encounter

14 Sep 2017

Wanted LeT terrorist Abu Ismail killed in Srinagar encounter

Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist Abu Ismail has been gunned down by security forces in an encounter in Aarigam area of Nowgam on the outskirts of Srinagar.

Securing Amarnath Yatra: Government issues food advisory to CRPF

24 Jul 2017

Securing Amarnath Yatra: Government issues food advisory to CRPF

In a bid to plug security loopholes during the Amarnath Yatra, the government issued an advisory to CRPF personnel to stay off piping hot yummy food being served in community kitchens along the way.

Amarnath: 16 pilgrims killed after bus falls into gorge

16 Jul 2017

Amarnath: 16 pilgrims killed after bus falls into gorge

At least 16 pilgrims on the Amarnath yatra died and 35 others remain injured after a bus carrying them fell into a gorge in J&K's Ramban district on Sunday.

Amarnath attack reprehensible, killed civilians exercising right to worship: US

12 Jul 2017

Amarnath attack reprehensible, killed civilians exercising right to worship: US

The US State Department has called the attack on the Amarnath pilgrims "reprehensible" as "civilians were killed as they were exercising their right to worship".

3 places targeted in 5 minutes: How Amarnath attack happened

11 Jul 2017

3 places targeted in 5 minutes: How Amarnath attack happened

At around 8:20 pm on July 10, in just over five minutes, an unknown number of Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists attacked three places in Anantnag, Jammu and Kashmir.

Amarnath attack: LeT carried out assault masterminded by Pakistani terrorist

11 Jul 2017

Amarnath attack: LeT carried out assault masterminded by Pakistani terrorist

J&K police said the attack on Amarnath pilgrims was carried out by the Lashkar-e-Taiba under the supervision of Pakistani terrorist Ismail.

Terror attack: 7 Amarnath pilgrims killed, 3 policemen injured

10 Jul 2017

Terror attack: 7 Amarnath pilgrims killed, 3 policemen injured

In Anantnag, at least seven people were killed and 14 injured when an Amarnath convoy was attacked by the terrorists.

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.

Calling 'terror threat' a bluff, Geelani welcomes Amarnath yatris

19 Jun 2017

Calling 'terror threat' a bluff, Geelani welcomes Amarnath yatris

Calling the terror threats to be presumptuous lie, Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani called out to all the Amarnath yatris thereby welcoming them to the state. The Hurriyat leader further stated that the devouts were the state's revered guests.