The heavy downpour has also left lone road link of Kashmir—Jammu Srinagar national highway with the rest of the country closed.
As per media reports, the incident occurred in the evening when the victims were returning from a religious program held at Mansa Mata temple. The driver appeared to have lost control of the tractor trolley which led to the...
The quake struck at 10.07 pm at a depth of 25 km, the National Centre for Seismology said. The epicentre was 89 km east of Katra.
Chopper service to the shrine has also been suspended because of inclement weather.
In Katra on Tuesday, Cutting across party lines, leaders of the BJP, Congress, and the Democratic Azad Party joined thousands of people in a peaceful protest against a proposed ropeway project at the Vaishno Devi shrine.
The epicentre was 97 kilometers east of Katra. The latitude and longitude of the earthquake were found to be 33.10 degrees and 75.97 degrees respectively.
Tremors were felt in Katra at 2.20 am, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) said, adding the epicentre was 81 kilometres northeast of Katra at a depth of 10 kilometres.
Four cases each were registered at the Katra and the Reasi police stations under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code, the official said.
According to the officials, the quake struck Katra, which houses the holy cave shrine of Mata Vaishnodevi in Trikuta hills, at 7.52 am
The accused were involved in selling fake helicopter tickets to pilgrims, who intended to go for Mata Vaishno Devi pilgrimage in Katra district of Jammu and...
As per the preliminary investigation, the blaze started in the engine area which soon engulfed the whole bus and no use of explosives was detected.
According to the officials, on average, over 27,000 pilgrims are visiting the cave shrine daily amid strict monitoring by the authorities to avoid the rush. So...
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Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu visited Mata Vaishno Devi shrine atop Trikuta hills in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir.