Thursday, Sep 23, 2021

J&K: Amarnath Shrine & Yatra

Amarnath Yatra Cancelled For Second Consecutive Year Due To Covid

Jun 21, 2021 Naseer Ganai

The morning and evening Aarti will be livestreamed, an official 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

Online Registration For Amarnath Yatra To Begin From April 15; Check Details

The 56-day yatra to the 3,880-metre-high cave shrine of Amarnath in the South Kashmir Himalayas is scheduled to start from the two routes on June 28 and culminate on August 22.

Amarnath Yatra: J&K Govt Expects 6 Lakh Footfall, Issues Directions To Ensure Safety

Jan 25, 2021 Naseer Ganai

The Amarnath shrine is situated at an altitude of 13,500 feet above sea level.

SC Dismisses Plea Seeking Restrictions On Amarnath Yatra Due To COVID-19

The apex court said the issue as to whether Amarnath Yatra 2020 should or should not be held is a matter which must be left to the 'competence of the local administration.'

12 August, 2019

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, who is on a crucial three-day visit to China, called on Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan and later held talks with Foreign Minister Wang Yi on new proposals and ideas to further promote such exchanges.

04 August, 2019

Army Foils Infiltration Attempt By Pakistan's Border Action Team In J&K, Five Intruders Killed

Outlook Web Bureau

A BAT attempt was made on one of the forward posts in Keran sector (in Kupwara district) and foiled by alert troops resulting in neutralising of five to seven Pakistani regulars/terrorists

03 August, 2019

As Uncertainty, Chaos, Confusion Prevail In Kashmir, UK, Germany Warn Citizens Against Travelling To J&K

Outlook Web Bureau

The government advisories and the uncertain situation has stoked chaos and confusion in Kashmir Valley

03 August, 2019

UK Govt Issues Advisory, Warns Citizens Against Travelling to Kashmir

Outlook Web Bureau

The United Kingdom on Saturday issued a travel advisory for its citizens, warning against travel to Kashmir.

03 August, 2019

'Fear Is A Natural Result Of J&K Situation,' Says Omar Abdullah After Governor Urges People To 'Maintain Calm'

Outlook Web Bureau

Jammu and Kashmir's political leaders, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti, have come out strongly against the current actions being carried out in the state

02 August, 2019

Army Claims Pak-Based Terrorists Planning To Target Amarnath Yatra, Govt Asks Pilgrims To Leave Valley

Outlook Web Bureau

'Last three to four days, we were getting specific and confirmed intelligence inputs that terrorists led by Pakistan and Pakistan Army are trying to target the Shri Amarnathji yatra which is going on,' Lt General KJS Dhillon said.

02 August, 2019

Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti React Strongly To J&K Govt's Advisory To Amarnath Pilgrims, Tourists

Outlook Web Bureau

The Jammu and Kashmir government has given a directive to the Amarnath Yatris and tourists to immediately make necessary arrangements to cut short their stay in the Valley amidst reports of "specific terror threats" to the pilgrimage.

02 August, 2019

Cut Short Stay, Return As Soon As Possible: J&K Govt To Amarnath Pilgrims, Tourists

Outlook Web Bureau

The Principal Secretary (Home) issued a security advisory, saying pilgrims and tourists "may curtail their stay" and "return as soon as possible".

18 July, 2019

Cops Didn't Allow Me To Take Father's Body To Srinagar Due To Amarnath Traffic: Kashmiri Govt Official

Naseer Ganai

Imtiyaz Wani's father had died in New Delhi and was being brought home for the last rites. But he was stopped during a convoy of Amarnath pilgrims after he crossed Nagrota area in Jammu.

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.

01 July, 2019

Amarnath Yatra Begins Amid Tight Security, Over 7,500 Pilgrims Head For Cave Shrine

Outlook Web Bureau

The 45-day long annual Yatra to the Himalayan cave shrine situated 3,888 metres above the sea-level will end on August 15 coinciding with the Shravan Purnima festival.

30 June, 2019

Amid Tight Security Arrangements, First Batch To Leave For Amarnath Tomorrow

Outlook Web Bureau

The yatra is officially starting from the twin tracks in Kashmir Monday and is scheduled to conclude on August 15 coinciding with Raksha Bandhan.

27 June, 2019

In Kashmir, Amit Shah Starts His Day By Visiting Slain Cop's Family

Outlook Web Bureau

Union Home Minister Amit Shah visited the home of slain cop Arshad Khan in Srinagar. Khan was killed on June 12 in an encounter with militants in Anantnag

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Artists welcome tourists as they arrive to board Cordelia cruise ship on their way from Mumbai to Lakshadweep, during a Kerala Tourism event, in Kochi.

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A medic prepares to administer a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to a beneficiary in Srinagar.

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik hands over a smart health card under the 'Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana' (BSKY) scheme to a beneficiary, in Balangir district.

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Assam Chief Minister and NEDA convener Himanta Biswa Sarma during BJP State executive meeting, at Amingaon in Kamrup district.

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Swami Adya Tiwari, prime accused in Mahant Narendra Giri death case, being produced in the District Court, in Prayagraj.

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