pilgrims

10 pilgrims die as van gets electrocuted in West Bengal's Cooch Behar

As many as 10 people died and 16 others were injured in West Bengal, after a pick-up van in which the victims were travelling got electrocuted late on Sunday night.

published on : 1st August 2022

These men earn their livelihood by collecting pilgrims' clothes from Cauvery river 

Though the corporation makes announcements appealing against disposing of clothes in the waterbodies, some pilgrims would still continue to do so. 

published on : 31st July 2022

Two Muslim brothers serve Amarnath pilgrims, send out message of communal harmony

As per the Seva Samiti sources, even the shrine board, having acknowledged their services, has issued the card of ‘Sevadaar’ to both the brothers.

published on : 11th July 2022

Amarnath cloudburst: Five pilgrims from Odisha's Rayagada stranded, send SOS to district administration

In a video message, the pilgrims Basant Kumar Senapati, Soumya Ranjan Patra, Nihar Ranjan Patra, K Rabi Kumar and Tukuna Pradhan have requested to make arrangements for their safe return.

published on : 10th July 2022

Tents swept away as we watched, say pilgrims who escaped Amarnath cloudburst disaster

Pilgrims from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh who got a second life after escaping from the tents which got washed away in the Amarnath cloudburst recounted the horrific scenes.

published on : 10th July 2022

Pilgrims from East Godavari among 61 injured in Amarnath cloudburst

Injured shifted to various Army hospitals; all pilgrims stranded at shrine rescued and shifted to Srinagar: NDRF

published on : 10th July 2022

Saudi Arabia scales down restrictions, expecting 1 million pilgrims in largest hajj since pandemic

Saudi Arabia has decided to allow 850,000 Muslims from abroad to make the annual pilgrimage, which begins on Thursday.

published on : 6th July 2022

Drones, RFIDs, security convoys to secure Amarnath Yatra routes this year

Amid the threat of militant attacks, tight security measures have been put in place for the smooth conduct of the Amarnath Yatra, which will commence on June 30.

published on : 28th June 2022

Ramayana train, hydropower project give boost to ties with Nepal

PM Modi had expressed his desire to see the completion of the pilgrim circuit when he visited Nepal in May 2018.

published on : 26th June 2022

Vehicle carrying pilgrims falls into roadside ditch in UP; 10 dead, 7 injured

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed grief over the loss of lives and directed the officials to ensure proper relief and rescue work.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Sri Lankan Muslims permitted to fly for Hajj; must transfer USD 1,500 from overseas

Sri Lanka's travel operators had earlier decided to cancel the Haj pilgrimage this year due to the worst economic crisis facing the debt-ridden country.

published on : 9th June 2022

Uttarakhand bus mishap: Among 25 MP pilgrims who died, 8 belonged to same village

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan who flew to Dehradun late night on Sunday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each for the next of kin of those who lost their lives.

published on : 6th June 2022

Bus that fell into U'khand gorge had 28 pilgrims from MP; CM says leaving for Dehradun

PM has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each from the PMNRF for the next of kin of those who lost their lives in the accident. The injured would be given Rs 50,000 each.

published on : 5th June 2022

First flight with Hajj pilgrims departs from Kochi after two years

A negative RT-PCR test certificate is mandatory for the travel. A total of 5,758 pilgrims are from Kerala.

published on : 5th June 2022

Bus rams into truck on Yamuna Expressway, three killed, 36 injured

Police said the front portion of the bus was completely damaged in the accident and the devotees sitting in the front suffered serious injuries.

published on : 18th May 2022

Pak PM welcomes over 2000 Indian Sikh pilgrims to Pakistan; seeks peaceful relations with India

Pakistan High Commission issued visas under the 'Protocol on Visits to Religious shrines' facilitating people to visit religious shrines in both countries.

published on : 18th April 2022

Consider plea to make Chennai airport boarding point for Haj pilgrims: Madras High Court

The Madras High Court directed the authorities concerned to consider Chennai airport as a boarding point for thousands of Haj pilgrims.

published on : 8th April 2022

Karnataka pilgrims, shopkeepers clash at Srisailam

Tension prevailed at Srisailam following a clash between Karnataka pilgrims and local shopkeepers on Wednesday night.

published on : 1st April 2022

Karnataka pilgrims walk miles to Srisailam for Ugadi

Thousands of devotees from Karnataka have begun trekking the Nallamala hills to have darshan in Srisailam during the five-day Ugadi Mahotsavams starting March 30.

published on : 28th March 2022

Pilgrim train to Somnath from Delhi flagged off

The February 14 batch was followed by trains of pilgrims sent for Rameshwaram-Madurai on February 18 and Puri-Bhubneshwar on February 19.

published on : 22nd February 2022
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