Vaishnodevi

  • J&K: Vaishnodevi Yatra suspended for fourth consecutive day 1 week ago

    Jammu: Yatra to the holy cave shrine of Mata Vaishnodevi has been suspended for the fourth consecutive day today in view of heavy rains in Jammu and Kashmir. "Yatra to cave shrine remained suspended for the 4th day on Sunday in view of heavy rains and bad weather conditions," officials...
  • Vaishnodevi Yatra suspended on second consecutive day September 5, 2014

    Jammu: Yatra to Mata Vaishnodevi cave shrine has been suspended for second consecutive day on Friday in view of heavy rains in Jammu and Kashmir as authorities said the pilgrimage would be resumed only after the weather improves. "Yatra to cave shrine remained suspended for second day today in view of...
  • Now, separate authority to regulate annual pilgrimage to Kedarnath September 4, 2013

    With the June calamity extensively damaging infrastructure in Kedar valley, Uttarakhand government has decided to constitute a Kedarnath Development Authority to regulate the annual pilgrimage to the Himalayan shrine along the lines of the Vaishnodevi yatra. Efforts are already under way to give final touches to the authority which will regulate...
  • Rail Budget: 67 express trains, 26 passenger trains introduced February 26, 2013

    New Delhi: As many as 67 express trains and 26 passenger trains are being introduced this year, Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal announced on Tuesday. Presenting the 2013-14 Railway Budget, Bansal also said that five Mainline Electrical Multiple Units (MEMUs) are being introduced this year besides eight DEMUs. ...
  • Sanjay Dutt gets 'VIP darshan' | Tickles funnybone September 3, 2007

    New Delhi: Sanjay Dutt is making the best possible use of his time outside the confines of the jail. After visiting the Shirdi temple, Sanjay made his way to Vaishno Devi shrine on Monday. And guess what? Controversies followed. Questions are now being raised over the VIP treatment extended to him...
  • 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...