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Pahalgam accident: Three critically injured ITBP jawans airlifted from J-K, admitted to AIIMS
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Pahalgam accident: Three critically injured ITBP jawans airlifted from J-K, admitted to AIIMS

Seven ITBP personnel were killed while 32 others, including two Jammu and Kashmir Police personnel, were injured as their bus fell into a gorge near Pahalgam on 16 August. They were returning to their base after completing the Amarnath Yatra duty

Amarnath Yatra: Jammu and Kashmir LG Manoj Sinha performs 'Samapan Pooja'
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Amarnath Yatra: Jammu and Kashmir LG Manoj Sinha performs 'Samapan Pooja'

"I truly admire and appreciate the selfless contribution of all stakeholders and citizens for making this difficult yatra hassle-free for the pilgrims," Sinha said

Amarnath Yatra remains suspended from Jammu amid decline in arrival of devotees
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Amarnath Yatra remains suspended from Jammu amid decline in arrival of devotees

The 43-day annual pilgrimage to the 3,880-metre-high cave shrine commenced on 30 June from the twin routes — the traditional 48-km Nunwan-Pahalgam route in Anantnag and the 14-km shorter Baltal route in Ganderbal — and is scheduled to end on 11 August

Jammu and Kashmir: One migrant labourer killed, two injured in grenade attack by terrorists in Pulwama
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Jammu and Kashmir: One migrant labourer killed, two injured in grenade attack by terrorists in Pulwama

As per sources, the terrorist belonged to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and was planning to carry out attacks on security forces in the coming days. His aim was to cause major disruption during Amarnath Yatra

Jammu and Kashmir: LeT terrorist, planning major disruption in Amarnath Yatra, apprehended in Aloosa
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Jammu and Kashmir: LeT terrorist, planning major disruption in Amarnath Yatra, apprehended in Aloosa

During a search of the higher reaches of Aloosa forest a terrorist was seen and surrounded from all sides and apprehended. During the search, war-like stores were recovered from him, said the army

WATCH: Heavy rains around holy Amarnath cave trigger flood scare, yatra pilgrims moved to safer places
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WATCH: Heavy rains around holy Amarnath cave trigger flood scare, yatra pilgrims moved to safer places

Immediate alert was sounded and more than 4,000 pilgrims were taken out of the area safely till now

Amarnath Yatra suspended due to unpleasant weather and bad condition of Jammu-Srinagar national highway
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Amarnath Yatra suspended due to unpleasant weather and bad condition of Jammu-Srinagar national highway

Earlier, the yatra was suspended from Jammu due to bad weather on 10 July and resumed on 11 July

20 Amarnath Yatra pilgrims injured in bus accident
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20 Amarnath Yatra pilgrims injured in bus accident

According to officials, the bus was enroute to the Baltal base camp with around 40 pilgrims

Amarnath flash floods: Kejriwal announces financial assistance for families of two Delhi residents
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Amarnath flash floods: Kejriwal announces financial assistance for families of two Delhi residents

Arvind Kejriwal said financial assistance of Rs 10 lakh each for the families of two Delhi residents will be given

Amarnath Yatra resumes from Nunwan-Pahalgam side after being partially halted due to cloudburst
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Amarnath Yatra resumes from Nunwan-Pahalgam side after being partially halted due to cloudburst

The annual 43-day pilgrimage was temporarily stopped on Friday after a cloudburst triggered flash floods, killing 16 people

Amarnath Yatra suspended from Jammu due to inclement weather
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Amarnath Yatra suspended from Jammu due to inclement weather

A flash flood triggered by a cloudburst near the cave shrine on Friday afternoon has led to the death of least 16 people. Around 40 people are still missing

Amarnath cloudburst: At least 16 dead, 40 still missing; rescue operation intensified
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Amarnath cloudburst: At least 16 dead, 40 still missing; rescue operation intensified

In a statement, the ITBP said, ‘Most of the yatris who were stranded near the holy cave area due to flash flood last evening have been shifted to Panjtarni. About 15,000 people have been safely shifted till now. No yatri is left on the track’

J&K: Jammu-Srinagar highway closed for traffic due to landslides
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J&K: Jammu-Srinagar highway closed for traffic due to landslides

A few hundred vehicles, including those carrying a batch of Amarnath Yatra pilgrims, are stranded at different points of the highway

Amarnath Yatra temporarily suspended due to bad weather, pilgrims from Nunwan camp in Pahalgam stopped midway
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Amarnath Yatra temporarily suspended due to bad weather, pilgrims from Nunwan camp in Pahalgam stopped midway

The Amarnath Yatra had commenced on 30 June from the the two base camps - Nunwan in Pahalgam of south Kashmir's Anantnag and Baltal camp in central Kashmir's Ganderbal district

Adequate security arrangements in place for ongoing Amarnath Yatra: J&K Police chief
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Adequate security arrangements in place for ongoing Amarnath Yatra: J&K Police chief

DGP Dilbagh Sigh said around 150 terrorists are present on the launch pads across the border but security forces are fully alert

Proper security arrangements in place for Amarnath Yatra, says J&K LG
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Proper security arrangements in place for Amarnath Yatra, says J&K LG

J&K LG said the administration and the people of the union territory have joined hands together to make the yatra a safe and successful event

Over 200 high-powered bulletproof vehicles stationed in J&K amid high threat for Amarnath Yatra
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Over 200 high-powered bulletproof vehicles stationed in J&K amid high threat for Amarnath Yatra

Almost double the companies of all security forces have been deployed in Jammu and Kashmir compared to the previous year for the security of Amarnath Yatra.

Amid tight security, 2nd batch of 5,700 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu
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Amid tight security, 2nd batch of 5,700 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

Chanting 'Bam Bam Bhole', the pilgrims left the Bhagwati Nagar base camp in a cavalcade of 230 vehicles early Thursday morning

Amarnath Yatra begins, 2,750 pilgrims leave Nunwan base camp for cave shrine
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Amarnath Yatra begins, 2,750 pilgrims leave Nunwan base camp for cave shrine

The pilgrimage was flagged off by Deputy Commissioner Piyush Singla at the Nunwan base camp in the Anantnag district's Pahalgam

Explained: The legend and significance of the Amarnath Yatra that returns after a two-year break
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Explained: The legend and significance of the Amarnath Yatra that returns after a two-year break

According to legend, the Amarnath cave was chosen by Lord Shiva when he decided to tell Parvati the secret of his immortality (Amar Katha). Located at the altitude of 3,888 metres above sea level, the cave is only accessible by foot or on a pony through a steep path in Sonmarg in Kashmir