Kailash Mansarovar

Covid concerns likely to halt Kailash Mansarovar yatra this year too

So far, no preparatory meetings have been held by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), said officials from Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam (KMVN).

published on : 6th April 2021

High chances of getting stranded due to bad weather: MEA Advisory to Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims

The advisory comes in the wake of the recent inclement weather along the Nepalganj-Simikot-Hilsa route of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra through Nepal, and the stranding of pilgrims for over a week.

published on : 5th July 2018

250 stranded Indian Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims evacuated from Hilsa

The Indian embassy has set up a hotline for pilgrims and their family members, which also comprises other language speaking staff for Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam speakers.

published on : 4th July 2018

Mansarovar yatra: 29 from Tamil Nadu had gone on pilgrimage, 1 dead, says CM Palaniswamy

Over 1,500 Indian pilgrims, undertaking the yatra, have been stranded in mountainous region in Nepal near Tibet due to inclement weather and India has sought assistance from Kathmandu to evacuate them

published on : 4th July 2018

Weather gods smile, stranded Kailash-Mansarovar pilgrims progress to safety

The ordeal seems to be over for some of the Kailash-Mansarovar pilgrims stranded in Simikot, Nepal.

published on : 4th July 2018

Mortal remains of two Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims brought down

While Leela Narayanan Mandredath died in Simikot on Monday morning, possibly due to high altitude sickness, Satya Lakshmi Narayana Subba Rao Grandhi Veera Venkata suffered a heart attack.

published on : 4th July 2018

Nearly 150 stranded Indian Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims in Nepal evacuated 

The Indian Embassy said that it is in touch with Nepal Army, which has kept a helicopter in a state of readiness to operate as and when the weather improves.

published on : 3rd July 2018

Two Indian Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims die, over 1,500 stranded

Two Indian pilgrims have died while over 1,500 others returning from Kailash Mansarovar in Tibet are stranded in Simikot in Nepal's Humla district due to heavy rain and bad weather.

published on : 3rd July 2018

MEA denies receiving request for Rahul's Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

While addressing a rally on April 30, the Congress President had announced that he will undertake the Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage post-Karnataka Assembly elections.

published on : 28th June 2018

External Affairs Ministry announces selected pilgrims for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Four members of a family will also be able to go in the same batch keeping in mind the concerns of applicants for their family members.

published on : 8th May 2018

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra to resume via Nathu La route this year: Sushma Swaraj

India and China today agreed to resume the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra through the Natha Lu route in Sikkim, 10 months after the pilgrimage was stopped following the Doklam standoff.

published on : 22nd April 2018

Engaged with China on issue of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Nathu La: Government

The govt is engaged with China on the issue of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via the Nathu La route which was not undertaken this year in the aftermath of the military face-off between India and China

published on : 28th December 2017

Nathula shut, China willing to discuss alternative Kailash routes

China consistently respects the Indian people's religious sentiments and attaches importance to" the pilgrimage, said Chinese embassy in India Consular Xie Liyan.

published on : 5th July 2017

Kailash Mansarovar yatra through Lipulekh pass still open for Indians: China

The Foreign Ministry spokesman's statement comes days after it closed the Nathu La route in Sikkim over a face-off between Indian and Chinese troops along the Sino-Indian border.  

published on : 3rd July 2017