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Pilgrim / Pilgrimage

PM Modi To Inaugurate Kushinagar International Airport On October 20

Oct 18, 2021 Sharmila Bhowmick

The inauguration on Wednesday morning will have aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath among other attendees.

West Bengal Bus Carrying Pilgrims Falls Into Ditch, Dozens Injured

Oct 08, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The incident is said to have occurred at Debli on GT Road under Govindpur police station around 22 km away from district headquarters at about 2 am on Friday.

Pilgrimage, Tourism Potential Super Spreaders For Covid Third Wave: IMA

Global evidence and the history of any pandemic suggest that ‘the third wave is inevitable and imminent,’ Indian Medical Association said.

Registration For Amarnath Yatra Suspended As Covid Cases Rise In J-K

Apr 22, 2021 Naseer Ganai

Jammu and Kashmir government was expecting six lakh pilgrims for Amarnath Yatra this year

Char Dham Project – The Speed Of Destruction

It was the criminal lack of warning systems on these projects and the deadly impact of climate change that led to the unforgivable agony of our citizens.

10 January, 2021

16 Pilgrims Injured In Road Accident Enroute To Vaishno Devi Shrine In J-K's Udhampur

Outlook Web Bureau

Jammu and Kashmir: The incident occurred late Saturday night near Chenani, when the vehicle was on its way back from the Patnitop hill resort

16 November, 2020

Adhering To Covid-19 Protocols, Devotees Trek Sabarimala, Pray At Lord Ayyappa Temple


The 62-day-long pilgrimage at Kerala's Sabarimala opens with base camps for testing and other policies for its 85,000 devotees this year.

11 November, 2020

Kerala Unveils Action Plan For Better Health Services For Sabarimala Pilgrims


Lord Ayyappa Temple opens on November 16 for two-month.annual season

08 November, 2019

In A U-Turn, Pakistan To Charge $20 Fee From All Pilgrims Visiting Kartarpur On Inaugural Day

Outlook Web Bureau

Pak PM Imran Khan last week announced that no fee would be charged from Indian Sikh pilgrims on the opening day of the corridor on November 9 and on Sikhism founder Guru Nanak's 550th birth anniversary.

12 July, 2019

Amarnath Yatra: Doctors From J&K And Outside, All For Pilgrim’s Progress

Naseer Ganai

However, doctors complain that the Amarnath Yatra pilgrims don’t follow the health advisories leading to complications.

21 February, 2019

IIT Madras Develops System To Prevent Stampedes During Kumbh, Hajj

Outlook Web Bureau

Using a computer simulation, researchers can intelligently plan where to place police personnel to quickly quell disturbances in a crowd that could otherwise lead to panic and chaos.


06 January, 2019

Tamil Nadu: 10 Sabarimala Pilgrims From Telangana Killed In Road Accident

Outlook Web Bureau

A road accident killed ten Sabarimala pilgrims from Telangana. The incident took place near Thirumayam town in Pudukottai district of central Tamil Nadu on Sunday after their vehicle collided head-on with a lorry.

29 December, 2018

Andhra Pradesh: 18-Month-Old Baby From Maharashtra Abducted At Tirumala

Outlook Web Bureau

The baby was taken away from his parents while they were sleeping in an open area before offering prayers to Lord Venkateshwara on the hill shrine.

23 November, 2018

India Protests After Diplomats Harassed, Denied Consular Access To Sikh Pilgrims In Pak

Outlook Web Bureau

The development came after India on Thursday decided to build a corridor from Gurdaspur district in Punjab to Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan ahead of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak.

10 August, 2018

Kanwariyas' Vandalism: Delhi Police Make First Arrest, Accused A Vagabond, Drug Addict

Outlook Web Bureau

The incident took place on Tuesday on a stretch of a busy road near Moti Nagar metro station causing a traffic snarl and forcing some of the commuters to take a detour.

09 August, 2018

Watch: UP Cop Showers Rose Petals From Chopper On Kanwarias

Outlook Web Bureau

Defending his act, Kumar said “no religious angle should be given to this.”


27 June, 2018

A Year After Militant Attack, Amarnath Yatra Begins With Largest-Ever Security Cover

Outlook Web Bureau

The RFID tagging of vehicles concept has been introduced for the first time after taking a lesson from last year's militant attack on a civil vehicle in Anantnag district that left eight pilgrims dead and several injured.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Governor of Uttarakhand, Lt General Gurmit Singh (Retd) in New Delhi.

PTI Photo

Surya Kiran fighters of Indian Air Force flypast over the city as part of the celebrations of the golden jubilee of victory over Pakistan during Bangladesh war in 1971, in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Shashank Parade

Farmers block railway tracks as part of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha's 'Rail Roko' protest demanding the dismissal and arrest of Union Minister Ajay Mishra in connection with the Oct. 3 violence in Lakhimpur Kheri, in...

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, right, and his wife Kyoko Jaishankar sign a guestbook during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem.

AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo

Policemen carry an activist of Congress party's youth wing during a protest against recent killings of civilians in Kashmir, in New Delhi.

AP Photo/Manish Swarup

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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.


The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

Vikas Pathak
The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together


Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

Naseer Ganai
Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s


Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu