Vaishnodevi Pilgrimage

  • Sun shines, Vaishnodevi yatra resumes June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: The pilgrimage to the Vaishnodevi temple in Jammu, suspended because of unseasonal rains and snow in the last three days, resumed on Tuesday afternoon. "As the weather conditions have improved and the sun has come out, we have resumed the Yatra at 1545 hours," news agency PTI quoted...
  • 5 Vaishno Devi pilgrims die of cold June 17, 2007

    Jammu: The unseasonal rains and cold spell haven't just caught pilgrims in Vaishno Devi unawares. It has taken the entire northern belt by surprise. Five pilgrims en route to Vaishno Devi died on Monday and temperatures plummeted to four degrees. More than 22 other persons have been admitted to a...