Dharmasthala padayatra Pilgrims injured on Charmadi Ghat

Monday, March 8th, 2021

Mangaluru : Twelve pilgrims from Arakere in Hassan district were injured after being hit by a tempo traveller near Charmadi on Sunday afternoon. According to the Belthangady traffic police, the pilgrims were walking (on their padayatra) to Dharmasthala as part of their vow for Shivaratri. Near the second turn of the Charmadi Ghat, the driver […]

At least 20 pilgrims injured in Sabarimala stampede

Monday, December 26th, 2016

Sabarimala : At least 20 Sabarimala pilgrims were injured in a “minor stampede” at the famous hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa this evening, which witnessed a heavy rush of devotees. The injured have been admitted to Sannidhanam hospital, Pathnamthitta Collector R Girija said. She said there was a “small stampede” between Sannidhanam and Malikapuram and […]

First batch of Huj pilgrims from India arrived at Medina

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Medina: The first batch of Huj pilgrims from India has reached Medina, Saudi Arabia on Thursday. Saudi higher officials and civilians welcomed the Huj pilgrims with great honour. Karnataka Cultural Foundation (KCF) volunteers also joined hands to welcome the pilgrims. Minister of state for external affairs, Gen V K Singh said that it is a […]

State Minister for Minorities Qamar-Ul-Islam in city speaks of minority plans for Hajj and Housing

Monday, December 16th, 2013
Hujj and Housing

Mangalore: Qamar-Ul Islam, minister from Gulbarga who was at the Mangalore International Airport on Sunday stated that 2 acres of land had been taken over near Kenjaru Airport area, to build a Hajj House (HAJ-GARH) at a cost of Rs.3.50 Lakhs. He paid tributes to the former Mayer, Haji Abdul Khader, who passed away on […]

Amarnath Yatra: 1957 pilgrims leave for the holy cave

Friday, July 5th, 2013

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 […]

Amarnath Yatra: 66,000 pilgrims pay obeisance at shrine

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

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 […]

Stranded pilgrims in Uttarakhand from DK return home safely ; narrate ghastly experience

Friday, June 28th, 2013
Stranded pilgrims in Uttarakhand from DK return home safely ; narrate ghastly experience

Mangalore Five persons, all tour managers of city based Nirmala  Travels   have returned to Mangalore after being stranded in Uttarakhand floods. The five namely Umesh Banjan, Narayan Shenoy, Gokuldan Shenoy, Jagannath and Lokesh  reached home along with 55 other tourists after  being stranded for nine days. Tour manager Narayan Shenoy said they had visited the […]

Hindu organizations pay tribute to North Indian flood victims

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013
tribute to North Indian flood victims

Mangalore : A tribute has been held at Mahalingeswar Temple, Pandeswara on 22nd June  for the Pilgrims who died in North Indian floods by Bajrangadal and Vishwahindu Parishad cadres. In a function held at the premises of Mahalingeswar Temple, a prayer meeting and pooja were held for the memory of who died in a flash […]

90 pilgrims, mostly Indians, killed in bus accident in Nepal

Sunday, July 15th, 2012
90 pilgrims, mostly Indians, killed in bus accident in Nepal

Kathmandu : At least 90 pilgrims, mostly Indians, were killed today when an overcrowded bus skidded off the road and plunged into the Gandak Canal in southern Nepal. The bus was carrying135 Hindu pilgrims, mostly from Uttar Pradesh, to a temple in Nawalparasi district, 150 kilometres west of the capital Kathmandu, police officials in Nawalparasi […]

2 pilgrims meet watery grave at Dharmasthala

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Belthangady: Two pilgrims   have  met a watery grave in Netravathi River at Dharmasthala. The mishap took place when Purushottam(28) from Bangalore had entered the water to have a holy dip only to be washed away by the currents. So far his body has not been traced. In another case, Narendra Babu (19) from Pulaganahalli in […]