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Amarnath Yatra attack: Three militants arrested, others to be neutralised soon says IGP Munir Khan
India

Amarnath Yatra attack: Three militants arrested, others to be neutralised soon says IGP Munir Khan

Jammu and Kashmir police said three people, alleged conspirators in the 10 July attack on Amarnath pilgrims, have been arrested by its SIT

Amarnath Yatra 2017: 813 pilgrims pay obeisance at Himalayan shrine, 205 more depart from Jammu
India

Amarnath Yatra 2017: 813 pilgrims pay obeisance at Himalayan shrine, 205 more depart from Jammu

As many as 813 pilgrims on Thursday paid obeisance at the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir hills, an official said.

Amarnath Yatra 2017: Over 300 pilgrims leave Jammu amid tight security on 32nd day of pilgrimage
India

Amarnath Yatra 2017: Over 300 pilgrims leave Jammu amid tight security on 32nd day of pilgrimage

Over 300 pilgrims left Jammu for the 3,888-metre-high Amarnath cave shrine of Lord Shiva in south Kashmir Himalayas, amid tight security.

Amarnath Yatra 2017: 1,002 pilgrims leaves for Jammu, smallest batch so far
India

Amarnath Yatra 2017: 1,002 pilgrims leaves for Jammu, smallest batch so far

Over 1,002 pilgrims left Jammu for the Amarnath cave shrine of Lord Shiva in the south Kashmir Himalayas where over two lakh devotees have paid obeisance this year

Omar Abdullah demands action against army personnel who thrashed cops in Ganderbal
India

Omar Abdullah demands action against army personnel who thrashed cops in Ganderbal

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday demanded action against the army personnel for allegedly thrashing and injuring seven policemen

Amarnath Yatra 2017: Batch of 1,141 pilgrims leaves Jammu for cave shrine amid tight security
India

Amarnath Yatra 2017: Batch of 1,141 pilgrims leaves Jammu for cave shrine amid tight security

A fresh batch of over 1,100 pilgrims set out from here for the Amarnath Yatra on Friday amid tight security, an official said.

Amarnath Yatra 2017: 1,877 pilgrims leave from Jammu amid tight security
India

Amarnath Yatra 2017: 1,877 pilgrims leave from Jammu amid tight security

The 21st batch of 1,877 pilgrims on Thursday left Jammu for the Amarnath cave shrine of Lord Shiva in south Kashmir Himalayas amid tight security.

Amarnath Yatra 2017: Batch of 2,224 leaves Jammu for cave shrine amid tight security
India

Amarnath Yatra 2017: Batch of 2,224 leaves Jammu for cave shrine amid tight security

Another batch of 2,224 pilgrims on Tuesday left Jammu for the Amarnath cave shrine of Lord Shiva in south Kashmir Himalayas, amid tight security.

A week after the Amarnath Yatra terror attack, pilgrims continue their perilous trek
India

A week after the Amarnath Yatra terror attack, pilgrims continue their perilous trek

A week after the terror attack that left eight dead and 13 injured, pilgrims were back undertaking the Amarnath Yatra

On the Amarnath Yatra, pilgrims counter danger with faith
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On the Amarnath Yatra, pilgrims counter danger with faith

Photojournalist Javeed Shah tracked pilgrims who were undertaking the Amarnath Yatra a mere week after the terror attack of 10 July. See his photo essay here:

Myanmar defence chief meets Narendra Modi, Arun Jaitley, condemns Amarnath Yatra attack
India

Myanmar defence chief meets Narendra Modi, Arun Jaitley, condemns Amarnath Yatra attack

Myanmar defence chief U Min Aung Hliang called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday and conveyed his country's condolences to the Amarnath victims

Kashmiris' condemning Amarnath Yatra attack confirms what India stands for, says Jitendra Singh
India

Kashmiris' condemning Amarnath Yatra attack confirms what India stands for, says Jitendra Singh

Union minister Jitendra Singh on Wednesday complimented the Kashmiri people for condemning the terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims, saying it had restored the faith in the composite culture of Kashmir.

Amarnath Yatra attack: Rajnath Singh slams Twitter troll, says 'not all Kashmiris are terrorists'
India

Amarnath Yatra attack: Rajnath Singh slams Twitter troll, says 'not all Kashmiris are terrorists'

Union home minister Rajnath Singh spoke for Kashmiriyat after Monday's attack on Amarnath pilgrims and said that "all Kashmiris are not terrorists".

Amarnath Yatra attack: Bipin Rawat reviews security in Valley, Gujarat to suggest bravery award for bus driver
India

Amarnath Yatra attack: Bipin Rawat reviews security in Valley, Gujarat to suggest bravery award for bus driver

The army chief rushed to Kashmir on Tuesday to review the security in the valley following an audacious terrorist attack on a pilgrims' bus that was reportedly masterminded by a Pakistan-based militant leader.

Amarnath Yatra attack: Vice president Hamid Ansari condemns terror strike, calls it 'crime against humanity'
India

Amarnath Yatra attack: Vice president Hamid Ansari condemns terror strike, calls it 'crime against humanity'

Vice President Hamid Ansari on Tuesday expressed shock at the "dastardly" attack on Amarnath pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir

US condemns Amarnath Yatra attack, expresses condolences to victims' families
World

US condemns Amarnath Yatra attack, expresses condolences to victims' families

The US on Tuesday deplored the attack on Amarnath pilgrims and said it condemned all acts of terrorism.

Amarnath Yatra attack: J&K Police says LeT carried out strike that killed seven in Anantnag
India

Amarnath Yatra attack: J&K Police says LeT carried out strike that killed seven in Anantnag

Police blamed terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba for killing seven Amarnath pilgrims in south Kashmir's Anantnag district.

Sonia Gandhi calls Amarnath Yatra attack as 'crime against humanity', calls for decisive action
India

Sonia Gandhi calls Amarnath Yatra attack as 'crime against humanity', calls for decisive action

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi termed the attack on Amarnath pilgrims as "a crime against humanity" and called for decisive action against its perpetrators.

Amarnath Yatra attack: Internet services suspended in Jammu after militants kill seven pilgrims
India

Amarnath Yatra attack: Internet services suspended in Jammu after militants kill seven pilgrims

Internet services were suspended in the Jammu region on Tuesday after the terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district

Amarnath Yatra 2017: Prayers held at Jammu and Kashmir's Pahalgam to mark commencement of pilgrimage
India

Amarnath Yatra 2017: Prayers held at Jammu and Kashmir's Pahalgam to mark commencement of pilgrimage

Special prayers were held near the Pahalgam base camp of the annual Amarnath yatra on Sunday, marking the commencement of the pilgrimage.