Mock drill conducted at Pahalgam

Mock drill conducted at Pahalgam

SRINAGAR: In view of ensuing Amarnath Yatra commencing from 29th of June, a mock drill exercise on disaster management and mitigation was conducted at Pahalgam by the teams of Fire & Emergency Department, NDRF, SDRF and CRPF under guideline of National Disaster Management Authority, New Delhi and State Disaster Management Authority J&K. The mock drill […]

KR Impact: PDA demolishes makeshift latrines, ecology concerns persist

KR Impact: PDA demolishes makeshift latrines, ecology concerns persist

Anantnag: Pahalgam development authority (PDA)– the main nodal agency meant for the development of Pahalgam on Wednesday asked the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) to remove latrines and erect them on the roadside on the same patch of land. The instructions were issued a day after Kashmir Reader carried a report on the construction of […]

Governor visits Sheshnag, Chandanwari camps

Governor visits Sheshnag, Chandanwari camps

SRINAGAR: Governor N N Vohra, Chairman Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, accompanied by Shri Umang Narula, CEO of the Shrine Board, visited the Sheshnag Yatra Camp and held discussions with Col Manas Misra, CO of the 8th Madras Bn, Shri Atul Gupta Camp Director, Shri C K Sharma, Additional Camp Director, officers of BSF, CRPF, JK […]

Indian media creating false threat to Amarnath Yatra, says Geelani

Indian media creating false threat to Amarnath Yatra, says Geelani

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Sunday said the terror threat to the upcoming Amarnath yatra is “a calculated move aimed at maligning and discrediting the political struggle of Kashmir”. Denouncing misinformation campaign carried by “Indian biased media”, Geelani said that people in Kashmir while continuing with the age-old tradition of providing […]

Govt to use social media to attract Amarnath yatris in Kashmir

Govt to use social media to attract Amarnath yatris in Kashmir

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to use social media to attract the Amarnath Yatra pilgrims to the potential tourist destinations and prolong their stay in the state. “The government has decided to use social media to attract the Shri Amarnathji Yatra pilgrims to potential tourist destinations and prolong their stay in the […]

Aware Yatris about reality of Kashmir, Shabir Shah to people

Aware Yatris about reality of Kashmir, Shabir Shah to people

SRINAGAR: The chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah on Sunday stressed on people to “aware the Amarnath Yatris about the reality of the freedom struggle of Jammu Kashmir” while continuing with the age-old tradition of providing best hospitality to pilgrims. In a statement issued here, Shah said, “Amarnath Yatris are our guests […]

Amarnath Yatra: Man selling fake chopper tickets arrested

Amarnath Yatra: Man selling fake chopper tickets arrested

Jammu: With barely three weeks to go for the annual Amarnath pilgrimage, the crime branch of Jammu and Kashmir Police has arrested a self-proclaimed travel agent who had been allegedly cheating people by selling fake helicopter tickets at exorbitant rates. Acting on a complaint from Global Vectra, a private helicopter company authorised to ferry pilgrims […]

2 lac yatris register for Amarnath yatra

2 lac yatris register for Amarnath yatra

day Governor J&K, N.N. Vohra, Chairman of the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) was informed by Umang Narula, Chief Executive Officer, Shrine Board, that, as of now, nearly 2.00 lakh pilgrims had secured Advance Registration through the designated Bank branches, Group Registration Facility and booking of helicopter tickets for Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2017. This registration […]

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