Pilgrims

  • Ground report: Heavy snow blocks Pahalgam route on Amarnath Yatra June 28, 2014

    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. CNNIBN's Mufti Islah gets a ground report. ...
  • Pilgrims embark on Amarnath yatra amidst tight security June 28, 2014

    Around 7,500 pilgrims have embarked on the annual Amarnath yatra amidst tight security. Heavy snow has forced the authorities to change the traditional Pahalgam route but the yatra is on from the Baltal route. There is 45 feet deep snow in some stretches especially at the Mahagunus top and Sheeshnag...
  • All pilgrims evacuated from Badrinath July 2, 2013

    The air force on Tuesday completed the last sortie to clear the pilgrims from Badrinath. ...
  • Watch: Stranded Badrinath pilgrims lend a helping hand to each other July 1, 2013

    Pilgrims who have been stranded in Badrinath for days helped each other by preparing tea and serving food to others. ...
  • Watch: Amarnath pilgrims complain about poor facilities June 28, 2013

    There are complaints about facilities and services as pilgrims head to Srinagar for the Amarnath Yatra that begins on Friday. 12,000 people are officially registered to trek to the icy cave shrine. ...
  • Rescue operations in Badrinath to be completed within 48 hours: Lt Gen Anil Chait June 28, 2013

    Lt Gen Anil Chait said that rescue operations in Badrinath will be completed within 48 hours. ...
  • News 360: Rescue operations in Uttarakhand likely to end on Friday June 27, 2013

    The Uttarakhand government, however, on Friday said that 3000 people were still missing across the state. ...
  • Uttarakhand: DNA tests being conducted before cremation, says NDMA June 27, 2013

    The NDMA said that the Uttarakhand government is giving an ex gratia assistance of Rs 2,000 to all those who were rescued and are leaving the state. ...
  • Uttarakhand: Pilots continue rescue operations despite harsh weather June 26, 2013

    The rescue operations in Uttarakhand are going on at considerable risk to the lives of our men in uniform, as we saw in that tragic helicopter crash on Tuesday. ...
  • Watch India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 24, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Are Uttarakhand rescue operations caught in political tug of war? June 24, 2013

    As thousands suffer and are still awaiting relief in Uttarakhand, the political class is involved in a tug of war over the relief. ...
  • Uttarakhand: Lambagad Bridge rescue ops on, says Brigadier A Arora June 24, 2013

    Rains and fresh landslides threatened to derail the mammoth multiagency rescue efforts in Uttarakhand, but security forces continued to evacuate those stranded across the floodravaged state. ...
  • Himalayan tsunami: Stories of the people who are keeping hopes alive June 24, 2013

    Rains and fresh landslides threatened to derail the mammoth multiagency rescue efforts in Uttarakhand on Monday, but security forces continued to evacuate those stranded across the floodravaged state. ...
  • Uttarakhand: Rescue efforts by air hit due to bad weather June 24, 2013

    Rescue efforts by air were hit on Monday due to bad weather in Uttarakhand. CNNIBN's Karma Paljor spoke to a rescue pilot in Joshimath who said evacuation was difficult as helipads were washed away in rains. ...
  • IAF working round the clock to rescue people in Uttarakhand June 24, 2013

    Indian Air Force pilots are working round the clock to rescue people in Uttarakhand. But winds and rain have delayed the rescue operations. ...
  • 'Army to evacuate people from Badrinath, Harsil tomorrow' June 24, 2013

    Brigadier Uma Maheshwar said the Army has launched phase three of the rescue operations in Uttarakhand. "We plan to evacuate (people) from Badrinath and Harsil tomorrow," he said. ...
  • Uttarakhand floods: ExArmy colonel rescues over 1500 people June 24, 2013

    'Once you see plight of people anyone would do what I am doing. Things were tough, weather was not favourable, says Exarmy colonel Dua. ...
  • Rahul going to Uttarakhand as a work, not as a VVIP: Congress June 24, 2013

    Congress leader Renuka Choudhary said that party Vice President Rahul Gandhi is going to Uttarakhand as a work, and not as a VVIP. ...
  • Watch: Government, locals did not help us, say people rescued from Kedarnath June 23, 2013

    Surat pilgrims rescued from Kedarnath complains of not being provided with any help from the Uttarakhand government as well as locals. People said they used to scavenge for food. They also said there are many bodies on the route to Kedarnath. ...
  • CNNIBN helps a flood victim contact his family June 21, 2013

    CNNIBN has helped Polu Teli, a pilgrim from Tonk village, to get in touch with his family in Rajasthan. Polu lost all his family members in the floods and was unable to contact anyone in his village. He is currently in Gauchar, where all survivors are being brought to. ...
  • FTN: Ground reports from Uttarakhand June 20, 2013

    The floods in the state of Uttarakhand have claimed over 150 lives. More than 50,000 people are stranded in the hill state awaiting search teams which have been launched by the ITBP and Army. ...
  • Uttarakhand monsoon fury: Pictures of devastation June 20, 2013

    Hours after horror began, Uttarakhand's natural disaster is still unfolding. ...
  • Uttarakhand floods: Traders distribute food to flood victims June 20, 2013

    Traders association along with the Municipal Corporation distribute food, medicines to flood victims. ...
  • Immediate rescue operation in Uttarakhand may end in next 7 days: DM June 21, 2013

    The DM of Dehradun has said that the immediate rescue operation may end in next seven days. He was speaking to our senior editor Anubha Bhonsle. ...
  • Uttarakhand floods: Aerial survey shows extent of damage June 20, 2013

    CNNIBN shows the extent of damage in the worstaffected areas in Uttarakhand from above ground. ...
  • Watch India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai June 19, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Uttarakhand rescue efforts does the government need to do much more? June 19, 2013

    Even though aerial surveys and rescue missions by the Indian Army, Indian Air Force and the IndoTibetan Border Police and clearing skies provided some aid to the people in Uttarakhand, places that have been most affected by the nature's fury have remained inaccessible due damaged transport and road services. ...
  • Watch: How rescue teams battle with the destruction in Uttarakhand June 19, 2013

    Rescue teams were finally able to evacuate some of the people stranded in higher reaches of Uttarakhand on Wednesday even though damaged roads and washed away bridges continued to hinder evacuation throughout the day. ...
  • Watch: Kedarnath shrine submerged in mud as flood ravages the area June 19, 2013

    The famous Kedarnath shrine has suffered damage after it was almost completely submerged by floods and mudslides, while shops and houses around it have been razed to the ground. More than 50 people have lost their lives in the flooding at Kedarnath and over 6,000 pilgrims were stranded out of...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai June 18, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...