amarnath tragedy

Amarnath Yatra Resumes From Baltal Area

SRINAGAR: After remaining suspended for four consecutive days in wake of the deadly cloudburst, Amarnath Yatra resumed on Tuesday on the Baltal route in the Ganderbal district in central Kashmir. The Amarnath Yatra was suspended for four days due to fatalities caused by flash floods following a cloudburst. The cloudburst claimed 16 lives and left […]

Amarnath Tragedy: Over 40 Still Missing, Search Ops To Continue

NEW DELHI/ SRINAGAR: Three days after the tragedy struck the Amarnath Yatris near the holy cave, Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board estimated that over 40 people are still missing. Sources in Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), who are involved in rescue operations with other agencies, told The New Indian that a total of 47 RFID […]

Delhi CM Announces Rs 10L For Two Amarnath Tragedy Victims

NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday met with the family members and relatives of two women pilgrims who died in the Amarnath cloudburst incident at their residence in Delhi. Beermati (55) and Prakashi (61) were relatives and lived in the same locality in Madangir. On Friday, their family members received information about […]

Amarnath Yatra Resumes As Efforts To Trace 38 Missing Pilgrims Continue

SRINAGAR: Two days after flash floods caused by a cloudburst claimed at least 16 lives near the Amarnath holy cave, hundreds of pilgrims resumed their yatra to the Lord Shiva shrine on Monday. More than 2,000 pilgrims were allowed to move towards Chandanwari from the base camp in the morning. “A fresh batch of pilgrims […]

Amarnath Tragedy: Rescue Ops On, Yatra Remains Suspended

SRINAGAR: The Amarnath Yatra remained suspended as the rescue operations were still going on to locate missing pilgrims. On Friday evening, a flash flood following a cloudburst washed away a base camp near the Amarnath cave leading to the death of 16 yatris while more than 40 people were injured. The Amarnath Yatra has been […]

At Least 16 Die In Amarnath Cloudburst Tragedy; Rescue Operation Is Still On

SRINAGAR: At least 16 people had died while 65 people suffered injuries of various degrees after a cloudburst hit the Baltal area in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. The area, which falls in the Ganderbal district, houses a base camp for the pilgrims of the Amarnath Yatra. The rescue operation was still underway as injured […]