Amarnath Yatra

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The annual Hindu pilgrimage, Amarnath Yatra is held between July and August. It occurs when the iced stalagmite Shiva lingam reaches the top of its waxing phase through the summer months. The Yatra is taken by pilgrims to the 130 feet high glacial Amarnath cave shrine of iced stalagmite Shiva linga at 12,756 feet in the Himalayas.

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Let them come, we'll deal: Indian Army after Pakistan's threats
India

Let them come, we'll deal: Indian Army after Pakistan's threats

The Indian Army is determined to defend the country's borders, and will thwart all attempts of Pakistan to disrupt peace in Jammu and Kashmir, Chinar Corps Commander Lieutenant-General Kanwal Jeet Singh Dhillon said on Thursday.
Pakistan refuses to accept bodies of intruders killed by #IndianArmy
World

Pakistan refuses to accept bodies of intruders killed by #IndianArmy

Following the Indian Army's offer to Pakistan to take back the bodies of five intruders, including one Pakistani commando and four terrorists, shot dead in Jammu & Kashmir's Keran sector, Islamabad refused to accept their bodies.
Amit Shah meets NSA Ajit Doval to discuss Kashmir security-crisis
India

Amit Shah meets NSA Ajit Doval to discuss Kashmir security-crisis

Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday held a high-level meeting with National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval and several other top security officials at the Parliament to discuss the Kashmir security crisis.
Home Minister Amit Shah to visit J&K after August 7
Politics

Home Minister Amit Shah to visit J&K after August 7

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is likely to visit Jammu & Kashmir after the Parliament's Budget Session concludes on August 7.
Students vacate #NITSrinagar after advisory; but district-administration denies ordering closure
India

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.
J&K: After government's advisory, tourists rush to Srinagar Airport
India

J&K: After government's advisory, tourists rush to Srinagar Airport

A sense of uncertainty and panic has taken over Jammu and Kashmir after the government on Friday suspended Amarnath Yatra and asked tourists to leave in wake of terror threats, about which the Army spoke about.
Addressing 'panic', J&K Governor Malik asks politicians to stay calm
Politics

Addressing 'panic', J&K Governor Malik asks politicians to stay calm

On Friday evening, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik urged politicians of the state to not believe in rumors, which sparked after the government issued an advisory asking tourists to cut short their visit to the valley in wake of terror threats.
J&K: Amarnath Yatris, tourists asked to return amid terror threats
India

J&K: Amarnath Yatris, tourists asked to return amid terror threats

The Jammu and Kashmir government has asked pilgrims of Amarnath Yatra and tourists to cut short their visit to the valley, citing terror threats.
Terrorists planned to attack Amarnath yatra, Pakistani Army involved: Lieutenant-General
India

Terrorists planned to attack Amarnath yatra, Pakistani Army involved: Lieutenant-General

In a mind-boggling development, the Indian Army on Friday said they have recovered a rifle belonging to Pakistani Army from the Amarnath Yatra route.

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