amarnath pilgrims

Government to face opposition heat on Assam violence, power outages (Curtain raiser)


August 6th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The opposition is expected to corner the government on a range of issues, including the riots in Assam, power outages and low-intensity blasts in ... Read more...

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45,000 Amarnath pilgrims treated at medical camps


July 30th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 30 (IANS) About 45,000 pilgrims were treated at the medical camps set up along the Amarnath pilgrimage trek route this year, according to an official."These medical aid camps ... Read more...

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16 pilgrims killed after truck falls into gorge in India


July 28th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by BNO News
KASHMIR, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- Sixteen Hindu worshipers were killed when their truck fell into a gorge in Kashmir, India late Thursday, according to reports. Another sixteen were injured.The truck was carrying ... Read more...

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Two tourists killed in Kashmir grenade attack (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) Two women tourists from Maharashtra were killed and six others were injured in a grenade attack in Kashmir Saturday, police said."Two tourists were killed and six ... Read more...

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16 Amarnath devotees killed as truck falls into gorge (Second Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 27 (IANS) At least 16 people on their way back from the Amarnath pilgrimage were killed and 20 injured, three of them critically, when the truck in which ... Read more...

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16 Amarnath pilgrims killed as truck falls into gorge (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 27 (IANS) At least 16 people on their way back from the Amarnath pilgrimage were killed and 20 injured when the truck in which they were travelling rolled ... Read more...

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16 pilgrims killed in Jammu


July 27th, 2012 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 27 (IANS) At least 16 people were killed and 20 others injured when a truck carrying them rolled down into a gorge in Samba district here past midnight, ... Read more...

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Rising death toll of Amarnath pilgrims raise health concerns


July 25th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) With 10 more pilgrims dying since Saturday, the death toll from natural causes during this year's Amarnath Yatra has risen to 98. Lack of acclimatization, ... Read more...

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BJP takes up Amarnath pilgrims’ deaths with Chidambaram


July 24th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court expressed shock over the deaths of more Amarnath pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Improve medical aid for Amarnath pilgrims: Apex court (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court was Monday shocked over the death of another 10 pilgrims in the past three days on way to the Amarnath cave shrine ... Read more...

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Provide more medical aid to Amarnath pilgrims, centre told


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday expressed shock over the death of ten people in past three days during their pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Amarnath ... Read more...

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SC sets up panel to study Amarnath deaths


July 20th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday set up a high-powered committee headed by the Jammu and Kashmir governor to study the reasons for growing number of ... Read more...

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Dead Amarnath pilgrims fudged health certificates: report


July 20th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 19 (IANS) A group of doctors tasked to find the reasons for large number of Amarnath pilgrims' death have reported to the Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. ... Read more...

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SC notice to centre on facilities for Amarnath pilgrims


July 16th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Taking note of reported deaths of 67 pilgrims who fell sick on way to the holy shrine of Amarnath in Jammu and Kashmir, the Supreme ... Read more...

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Enhanced healthcare ordered for Amarnath pilgrims


July 9th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 9 (IANS) Concerned over the deaths of 47 pilgrims due to natural causes during this year's annual Amarnath Yatra, Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra Monday directed the ... Read more...

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Unregistered Amarnath pilgrims cause chaos


June 28th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 28 (IANS) Unregistered pilgrims for the annual Amarnath yatra in the Jammu and Kashmir Himalayas are causing massive problems for the registered pilgrims and for the authorities, ... Read more...

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Weather improves, Amarnath pilgrims allowed towards shrine (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) As the weather improved along the north Kashmir Baltal route of the Amarnath Yatra, the authorities Monday afternoon allowed the movement of pilgrims towards the ... Read more...

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Thick snow cover posing new risk to Amarnath pilgrims


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 22 (IANS) Thick snow cover at Kashmir's Amarnath cave shrine and on the route leading to it is posing multiple risks to pilgrims and has increased challenges ... Read more...

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Kashmir: A guarded paradise (Letter from Srinagar)


June 11th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 11 (IANS) The natural beauty of the Kashmir Valley is an overpowering sight after traversing the 2.5-km bleakly-lit Jawahar Tunnel. Cradled in the midst of towering mountains, Kashmir ... Read more...

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Chopper fares slashed for Amarnath pilgrims


April 4th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 4 (IANS) Helicopter fares from base camps to the Amarnath cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir have been slashed by at least 35 percent this year, said ... Read more...

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Now, a diet chart for Amarnath pilgrims


January 7th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 7 (IANS) Free kitchens set up by voluntary organizations to feed pilgrims undertaking the Amarnath Yatra will now prepare food as per a specific diet chart, suiting ... Read more...

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Tourism can boost Kashmir’s economic development: Omar


December 31st, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 30 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday related economic welfare of the state to the development of tourism, asserting that boost to tourism would create ... Read more...

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Next year, fitness must for Amarnath pilgrims


October 22nd, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 22 (IANS) From next year, all those undertaking the Amarnath pilgrimage in Jammu and Kashmir will have to be medically fit for the arduous journey to the ... Read more...

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Amarnath pilgrims court risks for a glimpse of Shiva


July 4th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 4 (IANS) It's a journey of faith, a test of the body and soul, almost symbolic of the devotion a god demands from his worshipper. But the ... Read more...

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Over dozen Amarnath pilgrims injured in cane charge


July 2nd, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 2 (IANS) Over a dozen out of hundreds of protesting Amarnath pilgrims were injured in a cane charge by Jammu and Kashmir police to disperse them at Patnitop ... Read more...

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BSNL offers mobile coverage to Amarnath pilgrims (Lead)


June 23rd, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The over three lakh pilgrims to the Amarnath shrine this year need not worry about keeping in touch with their kin. The BSNL is ... Read more...

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BSNL offers mobile coverage to Amarnath pilgrims


June 23rd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Over three lakh pilgrims to the Amarnath shrine this year need not worry about keeping in touch with their kins across the country. ... Read more...

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Amarnath pilgrims can start registering May 10


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 3 (IANS) The stage is being set for the annual pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Amarnath in Jammu and Kashmir, with the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board ... Read more...

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Amarnath pilgrims worship Holy Mace in Srinagar


August 19th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0By Bilal BhatSrinagar, Aug 19 (ANI): Amarnath pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir prayed before 'Charri Mubarak' (the Holy Mace of Lord Shiva) at the Shanakaracharya Temple here on Thursday.Mahant ... Read more...

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Tense Kashmir situation leaves Amarnath pilgrims stranded


August 5th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0By Parvez BhatSrinagar, Aug 5 (ANI): Pilgrims heading towards the holy shrine of Amarnath in Jammu and Kashmir are stranded in Srinagar due to the ongoing protests in the ... Read more...

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Pilgrims return after Amarnath shrine visit


July 4th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 4 (IANS) Scores of Amarnath pilgrims have started returning to Jammu after offering prayers at the holy cave shrine in Kashmir with many of them Sunday describing their experience ... Read more...

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Six Amarnath pilgrims killed in road accident


July 3rd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 3 (IANS) Six Amarnath pilgrims were killed and two others injured Saturday when the vehicle in which they were travelling skidded off the road and fell into a gorge on ... Read more...

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Jammu rebuffs shutdown call


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 3 (IANS) A shutdown called by a Hindu group against alleged harassment of Amarnath pilgrims in the Kashmir Valley Saturday evoked no response in the Hindu-dominated Jammu region. All shops ... Read more...

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The nuances of stone pelting in Kashmir


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): Stone pelting has once again achieved centre stage in the politics of Kashmir.The Valley is witnessing massive agitations accompanied by violence and stone pelting since ... Read more...

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Jammu shutdown call has few supporters


July 2nd, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 2 (IANS) The Jammu shutdown call given by Shri Amarnath Yatra Sangarsh Samiti (SAYSS), a group of social, political and religious organisations, for Saturday hasn't many supporters among the people ... Read more...

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