Amarnath Pilgrimage

  • Chidambaram to review security in Kashmir June 20, 2011

    Srinagar: Union Home Minister P Chidambaram will review the security situation in Kashmir Valley on Tuesday and take stock of security arrangements for the annual Amarnath pilgrimage. During his two-day visit, the Home Minister will chair a high-level security review meeting in the presence of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and senior...
  • One dead, five injured in Amarnath chopper crash July 9, 2009

    Srinagar: A helicopter crashed near the Amarnath cave shrine on Thursday morning killing one woman pilgrim on the spot and wounding five occupants, police said. The helicopter took off from north Kashmir's Baltal base camp early Thursday morning, but crashed nearly 500 metres short of the helipad near the cave shrine,...