Amarnath Yatra 2022

More Than 3L Visit Amarnath Shrine As It Nears Closure

SRINAGAR: Despite the possible threat from terrorist outfits, more than three lakh pilgrims visited the holy shrine of Amarnath. Shri Amarnath Yatra 2022 will come to an end on Thursday. The 43-day annual pilgrimage to the 3,880-metre-high cave shrine started on June 30 on the twin routes – the traditional 48-km Nunwan-Pahalgam route in Anantnag […]

Chaddi Mubarak Reaches Mattan

ANANTNAG: The auspicious Chaddi Mubarak reached the historic Surya Temple of Mattan from Srinagar on Sunday, which was welcomed by all sects and beliefs of the locality along with the representatives of the Mattan Tirith Trust. It is pertinent to mention that the Puja of the Chaddi Mubarak is held at various places en route […]

Amarnath Yatra Rescue Ops Called Off; None Missing: Manoj Sinha

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir’s Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Thursday said the rescue operation at Baltal has been called off and none is missing. He also said that he has requested the Surveyor General of India to conduct a Digital Contour Mapping (DCM) of Amarnath Cave Shrine and its adjoining areas so that steps can be […]

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 […]

Amarnath Tragedy: Bodies Airlifted To Srinagar, Identification Underway

  SRINAGAR: The bodies of Amarnath pilgrims who lost their lives are being identified and the process is underway, Inspector General of Border Security Force (BSF), Rajababu Singh said. He said that a massive rescue operation is still going on and all the agencies have been pressed into service to airlift the bodies from the […]

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 […]