Amarnath Yatra

Coronavirus impact: Amarnath Yatra called off, rituals to be carried out as usual

The Board shall continue the Live Telecast/ Virtual Darshan of the morning and evening Aarti, read a release.

published on : 21st July 2020

 COVID-19 fallout: Amarnath Yatra 2020 to happen with only 500 pilgrims

The pratham (first) puja at the cave shrine was held by Lt Governor G C Murmu on Sunday. In addition, the authorities said all the yatris would have to undergo testing.

published on : 6th July 2020

COVID-19: Amarnath Yatra 2020 to begin on July 21 till August 3

This was stated by the officials of the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) that manages the affairs of the Yatra to the cave shrine situated at 3,880 metres above the sea level in J&K's Anantnag dist

published on : 6th June 2020

Amarnath Yatra resumes, 454 pilgrims leave for Kashmir Valley

Police said the yatris left Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas in an escorted convoy of 11 vehicles. This includes pilgrims going to both Baltal and Pahalgam base camps.

published on : 7th August 2018

Amarnath yatra crosses 2 lakh mark in 33 days; highest in three years

As many as 2.60 lakh pilgrims paid obeisance at Amarnath despite interruptions due to torrential rains.

published on : 31st July 2018

Call to cut Amarnath Yatra to a month

The Amarnath Yatra this year started on June 28 and would conclude on August 26.

published on : 25th July 2018

Fresh batch of 1,200 pilgrims leave for Amarnath

Among the latest batch, 773 pilgrims have opted for the Pahalgam track in Anantnag district, while 435 including were going from the shorter 12-km Baltal side in Ganderbal district.

published on : 23rd July 2018

About 11,000 Amarnath pilgrims leave base camps for holy cave

A fresh batch of Amarnath pilgrims, including women and Sadhus, left Jammu early this morning for Baltal and Nunwan base camps in Kashmir.

published on : 10th July 2018

Two Amarnath pilgrims from Punjab killed in Jammu & Kashmir accident

The accident occurred when the driver lost control of the vehicle and it rolled down from the Jammu-Srinagar highway in Qazigund area.

published on : 9th July 2018

Amarnath Yatra: Pilgrim die at Baltal, toll rises to 15

A pilgrim identified as Gurman Singh, son of Gurtal Singh, resident of Punjab suffered a massive brain hemorrhage at Baltal base camp in central Kashmir district of Ganderbal early Monday morning.

published on : 9th July 2018

Rs 5 lakh award for Amarnath driver who kept bus moving despite attack

The Muslim driver of the Amarnath Yatra bus, which was attacked by militants in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday evening, has been hailed as a hero.

published on : 11th July 2017