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Home Minister to review Amarnath Yatra arrangements in high-level meet


New Delhi: Amid intelligence inputs of possible attempts by Pakistan-based terror outfits to disrupt the upcoming Amarnath yatra, Home Minister Amit Shah will review arrangements in a high-level meeting scheduled to be held later this week. "All stakeholders which are part of yatra would be part of this meeting and all issues relating to arrangements being...

Amarnath Yatra begins after 3 yrs with 2,750 pilgrims


The annual Amarnath Yatra began on Thursday as a batch of about 2,750 pilgrims left the base camp in Nunwan, Jammu & Kashmir for the cave shrine housing the naturally formed ice-lingam in the south Kashmir Himalayas. The pilgrimage was flagged off by Deputy Commissioner Piyush Singla at the Nunwan base camp in the...

Symbolic Amarnath Yatra begins with Pratham Pooja


Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra has formally commenced with the first pooja held in the holy cave of Baba Barfani on Thursday, June 24th. Amid tight security, slogans of “bum bum Bhole '' echoed in the holy cave of baba Amarnath in the Himalayan mountains of south Kashmir when a religiously important ‘pratham pooja’ was held there along with ‘aarti’. The...