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Vaishno Devi Gurukul gets affiliated to Varanasi varsity


September 11th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 11 (IANS) The Mata Vaishno Devi Gurukul (Vedic School), set up to promote the Sanskrit language and Vedic culture, Tuesday got "prestigious" affiliation to Sampuranand Sanskrit University, Varanasi, ... Read more...

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Over five million pilgrims visit Vaishno Devi till June


July 4th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 4 (IANS) Over five million pilgrims from across the country paid visit to the famous Hindu shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi near Jammu in the first six months ... Read more...

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Vaishno Devi pilgrimage resumes after forest fire (Lead)


June 23rd, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 23 (IANS) Pilgrimage to the Hindu shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi near Jammu resumed Saturday morning after it was suspended due to a forest fire.The fire broke out ... Read more...

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Heavy rush of pilgrims to Vaishno Devi shrine


May 15th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 15 (IANS) With about 35,000 devotees each day in this holiday season, authorities have been forced to regulate entry to the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine near Jammu.According to ... Read more...

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Chidambaram in Jammu, visits Vaishno Devi


April 10th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 10 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram arrived here Tuesday for a daylong visit to review the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir and also pay obeisance ... Read more...

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Sreedharan on Vaishno Devi Board


March 27th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 27 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra Tuesday reconstituted the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board.According to Navin Kumar Choudhary, chief executive officer of the Board, among ... Read more...

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Court suspends mining near Vaishno Devi hills


March 21st, 2012 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 20 (IANS) Citing environmental and legal concerns, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Tuesday ordered temporary suspension of mining activities in Trikuta hills nestling the famous Mata Vaishno ... Read more...

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Kashmir had record 12 million tourists


December 31st, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 31 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir ended 2011 Saturday with the visit of a record number of nearly 12 million tourists and pilgrims to the state, a number ... Read more...

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Record 10 million pilgrims visit Vaishno Devi shrine (Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 28 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday hailed all those who made it to the Vaishno Devi Shrine, with 10 million pilgrims offering prayers there ... Read more...

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Vaishno Devi shrine has record 10 million pilgrims


December 28th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 28 (IANS) The popular pilgrimage to the Vaishnodevi shrine set a new record on Wednesday when it crossed the 10 million mark of visitors, a first in ... Read more...

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Record pilgrims visit Vaishno Devi


December 25th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 25 (IANS) A record number of 9.9 million pilgrims from India and abroad visited the Hindu shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi in Jammu region this year, an official ... Read more...

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President visits Vaishno Devi shrine, ends Kashmir visit


November 26th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 26 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil concluded her three-day visit of Jammu and Kashmir Saturday, a day earlier than scheduled, with a visit to the famous Vaishno Devi ... Read more...

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President arriving in Jammu


November 24th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 24 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil is arriving on a three-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir Thursday evening.She will be attending and addressing the convocation at Shri Mata ... Read more...

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Now, ropeway for pilgrims to Vaishno Devi shrine


September 23rd, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 23 (IANS) The shrine board of Vaishno Devi, one of the most revered Hindu temples situated in Jammu and Kashmir, Friday approved a ropeway project connecting base camp ... Read more...

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Now, e-tickets for chopper ride to Vaishno Devi


April 29th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 29 (IANS) Pilgrims going to the Vaishno Devi shrine, nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas in Jammu and Kashmir, can now book e-tickets for helicopter shuttle to ... Read more...

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Land slips on Vaishno Devi shrine route to be checked


February 12th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 12 (IANS) The Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board has asked a central government undertaking to scientifically treat the hills to prevent land slips along a 13-km track leading to ... Read more...

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Pilgrims throng Vaishno Devi on New Year


January 1st, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Katra (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan.1 (ANI): Thousands of pilgrims have converged at Katra town on their way to the Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir.Vaishno Devi is approached through Katra, which ... Read more...

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Vaishno Devi shrine security beefed up


March 12th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 12 (IANS) The security of the Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir will be strengthened as it faces a threat of terror attack, an official said here Friday. The decision ... Read more...

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More pilgrims visiting Vaishno Devi compared to last year


November 16th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Katra (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov 16 (ANI): There has been an increase in the flow of pilgrims to Vaishno Devi this year.Around 7, 41, 8000 pilgrims visited the shrine in November, breaking ... Read more...

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Over 100 Pakistani Hindus arrive for Vaishno Devi pilgrimage


June 10th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 10 (IANS) Over 100 Hindus from Pakistan, including women and children, arrived here Wednesday for pilgrimage to the Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir. The group ... Read more...

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Tightened security measures at famous Vaishno Devi Temple in Jammu


October 9th, 2008 - 10:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Nadeem Khan Jammu, Oct.9 (ANI): To avoid any untoward incident like recently witnessed at the Rajasthans Chamunda Devi Temple and Himachals Naina Devi, the management authorities at the famous Vaishno Devi ... Read more...

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65,000 visited Vaishno Devi shrine on two days of Navratri


October 2nd, 2008 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 2 (IANS) Over 65,000 pilgrims visited the Hindu cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi near here on the first two days of Navaratri, an official said Thursday."Over 65,000 pilgrims from ... Read more...

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Pilgrimage to Mata Vaishno Devi shrine rises after normalcy in Jammu region


September 10th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Katra ( Jammu and Kashmir ), Sept 10 (ANI): Officials in Jammu have said that the number of pilgrims arriving for the Vaishno Devi cave shrine is increasing after normalcy was ... Read more...

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Land row fallout: Vaishno Devi pilgrim traffic declines


August 7th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 7 (IANS) The Amarnath land row has caused a steep decline in pilgrimage traffic to a famous hill temple here - from 20,000 daily to a few hundreds now - ... Read more...

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Vaishno Devi special tickets spark protests


June 2nd, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by admin
Jammu, June 2 (IANS) The introduction of special tickets costing up to Rs.1,000 to bypass queues at the Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir has fuelled protests, some calling it an ... Read more...

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Jammu temple to charge special fee for priority entry


June 1st, 2008 - 9:47 pm ICT by admin
Jammu, June 1 (IANS) The Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board has started charging a fee of Rs.1,000 ($25) for special 'darshan' from those seeking priority entry to the cave shrine here, officials ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh dedicates Chenab Bridge to nation


April 25th, 2008 - 9:00 pm ICT by admin
Akhnoor (J-K), Apr 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, who is on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, on Friday inaugurated the countrys longest cantilever bridge on the Chenab ... Read more...

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