Amarnath yatra attack mastermind Abu Ismail gunned down in Kashmir

Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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New Delhi : Lashkar-e-Tayiba commander Abu Ismail, the mastermind behind the July 10 attack on Amarnath yatra pilgrims, was among two terrorists killed in an encounter with security forces in Srinagar on Thursday, police said. The identity of the second terrorist is being ascertained, a police official said. The encounter took place at Aribagh in […]

9 Killed, 19 injured in Amarnath Yatra terror attack, 4 Karnataka pilgrims safe

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
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New Delhi: Terrorism does not have a religion. Neither does a hero. The Amarnath Yatra terror attack, which left seven dead and 19 injured, too saw an act of valour which has earned the Sheikh Salim Gafoor plaudits and gratitude from many quarters. It is said,4 pilgrims from Karnataka are safe and they are 35 […]

No Yatri allowed to move from Jammu to Valley

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
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Jammu: Authorities on Tuesday did not allow any pilgrim to move from winter capital Jammu towards the Valley although 6,679 Yatris had ‘Darshan’ inside the Cave Shrine on Monday. “Around 1,700 Yatris were stationed at Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas on Tuesday. “The decision to allow the pilgrims to proceed to the Valley will be taken […]

Amarnath Yatra Suspended in Kashmir

Saturday, July 9th, 2016
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Jammu: Amarnath Yatra was suspended and no pilgrim was on Saturday allowed to move from Jammu city to perform the Amarnath Yatra following the tension in Kashmir valley. “No yatri was allowed to move from Bhagawati Nagar Yatri Niwas in Jammu city towards the valley due to prevailing tension following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen […]

1,726 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

Friday, July 8th, 2016
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Jammu: Another batch of 1,726 pilgrims left Jammu on Friday for the Amarnath Cave Shrine where 75,000 devotees have had ‘Darshan’ so far, officials said. The pilgrims left in a convoy of 12 buses and 28 light motor vehicles escorted by the security forces. “Since the Yatra started on July 2, over 75,000 Yatris have […]

Corporation Bank employee to travel Amarnath on two-wheeler

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Mangaluru :  Ram Kishore working at Corporation Bank, New Delhi Service Branch started his journey from Mangaluru to Amarnath shrine in Jammu and Kashmir by two-wheeler.  Jai Kumar Garg, Managing Director & CEO flagged off the 6900 kilometre journey to the holy shrine at the Bank’s Corporate Office in Mangaluru on 23rd June, 2016. Shri […]

Amarnath Yatra: 1957 pilgrims leave for the holy cave

Friday, July 5th, 2013
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Jammu : A batch of 1,957 devotees today left Jammu base camp to pay obeisance at the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas. A convoy of 69 vehicles, carrying 1,957 devotees, left from Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu at around 5.02 AM, police said here today. The ninth batch of pilgrims, which include […]

Locals, security men clash at Amarnath Yatra’s Baltal camp

Friday, July 5th, 2013
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Srinagar : Clashes broke out yesterday evening between locals and security forces at Baltal base camp of Amarnath Yatra in north Kashmir after CRPF men reportedly beat up a taxi driver, police said. Twelve people were reportedly injured.Taxi drivers and locals resorted to heavy stone pelting at the security forces after local taxi driver Ghulam […]

Amarnath Yatra: 66,000 pilgrims pay obeisance at shrine

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013
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Jammu  :  Over 66,000 devotees have paid obeisance at the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas so far even as another batch of 2,176 pilgrims left here for their upward journey. Over 66,000 pilgrims have paid obeisance at the Amarnath cave shrine till today, yatra officials said. Of these, 64,993 pilgrims paid obeisance at […]

16 Amarnath sewadars killed, truck falls into ditch near Jammu

Friday, July 27th, 2012
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Jammu: Sixteen Amarnath pilgrims were killed and 16 others injured when a truck carrying them plunged into a deep gorge in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir late last night. The truck carrying 34 pilgrims, who were engaged in setting a community kitchen at Amarnath, was returning back when it skidded off the road and […]