pilgrims

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  • J&K govt to organise 'Wagah-type parade' to boost tourism

    J&K govt to organise 'Wagah-type parade' to boost tourism

    Jammu and Kashmir government said today that it will soon organise a "Wagah-type parade" in the Suchetgarh sector along the international border here to boost tourism in the state. Minister for Public Health Engineering (PHE) Sham Lal Choudhary told reporters......

    September 21, 2017
  • 38 pilgrims from Bihar injured in accident near Haridwar

    38 pilgrims from Bihar injured in accident near Haridwar

    Thirty-eight pilgrims going to Haridwar were injured, some of them seriously, when their bus rammed into a stationary bus along the National Highway 1 here. Police said the pilgrims were going to Haridwar after offering prayers at the Vaishno Devi......

    September 4, 2017
  • Saudi expects to receive 2 mn pilgrims for Haj

    Saudi expects to receive 2 mn pilgrims for Haj

    Saudi Arabia expects to receive around two million pilgrims this Haj season, including 1.7 million foreigners, the media reported on Sunday. More than 1.8 million people performed Haj last year, and most of them were foreigners, Xinhua news agency reported.......

    August 13, 2017
  • Amarnath Yatra concludes; 2.60 lakh pilgrims offer prayers

    Amarnath Yatra concludes; 2.60 lakh pilgrims offer prayers

    The 40-day annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas ended on Monday, with 2.60 lakh pilgrims offering prayers this year despite a terror attack on a bus that left eight devotees dead. The pilgrimage concludes on the......

    August 7, 2017
  • 52 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

    52 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

    The last batch of 52 pilgrims left Jammu on Saturday for the Kashmir Valley to perform this year's Amarnath Yatra which ends on August 7, officials said. "The Yatris left Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas at 2.55 a.m. in an escorted......

    August 5, 2017
  • 132 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

    132 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

    A small batch of 132 pilgrims left Jammu on Friday for the Kashmir Valley to perform the ongoing Amarnath Yatra, officials said. "The pilgrims left Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas at 2.55 a.m. in an escorted convoy of five vehicles," officials......

    August 4, 2017
  • 'Shrikhand Mahadev' to benefit pilgrims

    'Shrikhand Mahadev' to benefit pilgrims

    It's raining books by Indian authors! A new book, Shrikhand Mahadev, authored by Jag Mohan Sharma was released on Wednesday. Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh released the book in the presence of many imminent people in the state. Releasing......

    August 2, 2017
  • 'Shrikhand Mahadev' to benefit pilgrims

    'Shrikhand Mahadev' to benefit pilgrims

    It's raining books by Indian authors! A new book, Shrikhand Mahadev, authored by Jag Mohan Sharma was released on Wednesday. Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh released the book in the presence of many imminent people in the state. Releasing......

    August 2, 2017
  • 590 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

    590 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

    A fresh batch of 590 pilgrims left Jammu on Monday for the ongoing Amarnath Yatra. "Another batch of 590 pilgrims left the Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas at 5.45 a.m., in an escorted convoy of 16 vehicles for the Kashmir Valley,"......

    July 31, 2017
  • 200 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

    200 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

    A small batch of 200 pilgrims left Jammu on Saturday to perform the ongoing Amarnath Yatra. This is the smallest number of pilgrims to leave for the valley on a single day during since the yatra began on June 29.......

    July 29, 2017
  • 602 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

    602 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

    A small batch of 602 pilgrims left here on Thursday to perform the ongoing Amarnath Yatra. "This is the smallest number of pilgrims leaving Jammu for the yatra so far this year," officials said here. "They left Bhagwati Nagar Yatri......

    July 27, 2017
  • Smallest batch of 473 pilgrims leave for Amarnath

    Smallest batch of 473 pilgrims leave for Amarnath

    The smallest batch of 473 pilgrims left here on Wednesday for the Amarnath cave, an official said. As the 40-day long ongoing yatra to the Himalayan cave in the Kashmir Valley entered its 28th day, the number of pilgrims shrunk......

    July 26, 2017
  • 678 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

    678 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

    A fresh batch of 678 pilgrims left here on Tuesday to perform the ongoing Amarnath Yatra, an official said. Over 2.50 Lakh pilgrims have so far performed the yatra which started on June 29. "Another batch of 678 pilgrims left......

    July 25, 2017