Pahalgam

  • Ground report: Heavy snow blocks Pahalgam route on Amarnath Yatra 28-06-2014 01:59 PM

    7,500 pilgrims have embarked on the Amarnath Yatra amidst tight security. Heavy snow has blocked the traditional Pahalgam route and pilgrims are now using the Baltal route. CNN-IBN's Mufti Islah gets a ground report. ...
  • Kashmir Valley receives fresh snowfall, national highway closed 18-03-2014 01:55 PM

    Fresh snowfall was experienced in Pahalgam and Gulmarg tourist resorts of Kashmir, leading to temporary closure of Srinagar-Jammu national highway. "There was a fresh spell of snowfall in Pahalgam and Gulmarg during the night," a MET Department official here said, adding there were reports of snowfall from few more places...
  • Kashmir Valley receives fresh snowfall, school closed 10-03-2014 11:45 AM

    Kashmir Valley, including Srinagar city, on Monday received fresh snowfall, forcing authorities to close schools for two days. The residents of the Valley woke up to a white cover of snow which had enveloped the landscape. Nearly three inches of snow had accumulated in Srinagar city while more than one-and-a-half...
  • J&K: Amarnath yatra halted due to bad weather conditions 29-06-2013 09:59 AM

    Srinagar: The Amarnath yatra, which started on Friday, was on Saturday suspended due to inclement weather conditions. The pilgrims were stopped at yatra base camps in Baltal and Pahalgam. This year 600,000 pilgrims have registered themselves for the yatra. Authorities have made it clear that no unregistered person will be...
  • Shah Rukh begins his first ever shoot in Kashmir 27-08-2012 03:02 PM

    Srinagar: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan arrived here Monday to shoot in the picturesque Kashmir Valley for the first time in his over two-decade-old film career. Shah Rukh immediately left for south Kashmir's Pahalgam hill station in a chopper after his arrival at Srinagar airport Monday morning. He is here...
  • Amarnath Yatra crosses 2 lakh pilgrim mark 06-07-2012 11:27 AM

    Jammu: The number of pilgrims who have paid obeisance at the Amarnath shrine this year has crossed the two lakh mark. "As many as 2,10,524 pilgrims have paid obeisance at the Ice Lingam of Lord Shiva at Amarnath shrine in South Kashmir Himalayas till last night," officials associated with the...
  • Amarnath Yatra: Five pilgrims dead, seven injured 27-06-2012 04:23 PM

    Srinagar: Five pilgrims, including two women, died enroute the 3,880 metre high holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas, taking the toll during the ongoing yatra to six, police said today. Chander Kanta(63), a resident of Haryana, died at Domail along the shorter Baltal Cave route in Ganderbal...
  • Amarnath Yatra begins amid tight security 25-06-2012 08:43 AM

    Pahalgam: The annual two-month long Amarnath Yatra began on Monday amid tight security. The first batch of pilgrims set out from the Nunwan base camp in Pahalgam for the cave shrine in South Kashmir. Security has been tightened for the yatra as lakhs of pilgrims are expected to make the...
  • CJ Arafat exposes eco-vandalism in Pahalgam 10-09-2011 09:40 PM

    CJ Arafat exposes the plight of illegal construction of hotels in Pahalgam. ...
  • Amarnath yatra suspended due to landslides 03-07-2011 01:35 PM

    Srinagar: The Amarnath yatra was on Sunday suspended from both Baltal and Pahalgam routes following landslides triggered by heavy rains, officials said. "The pilgrims were not allowed from either Pahalgam or Baltal route today due to landslides triggered by rainfall during the night," an official at the yatra control room...
  • Chidambaram to review security in Kashmir 20-06-2011 06:15 PM

    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...
  • 'Floating' post office to come up on Dal Lake 23-05-2011 08:58 PM

    Srinagar: A 'floating' post office on the Dal Lake in Srinagar will soon be a new tourist attraction as the Postal Department of Jammu and Kashmir plans to open it along with several other post offices across the state. Apart from a 'floating' post office on the Dal Lake, a...
  • Pahalgam tourist cottages found openly violating laws 05-02-2010 11:40 AM

    Documents with CNN-IBN show business houses are breaking rules. ...
  • 'New Amarnath route is not according to scriptures' 08-06-2008 09:54 AM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan offspinner, Saqlain Mushtaq has been offered the position of spin bowling consultant by the Bangladesh cricket Board (BCB) but he is yet to sign the contract. I am more interested in doing something for Pakistan cricket unfortunately no one is interested in utilizing my experience, Saqlain said...
  • Not Srinagar, go Pahalgam this summer 15-06-2007 10:41 AM

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