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20-Jul-2018 Kishtwar

Annual Sarthal Devi yatra begins at Kishtwar

The annual Ashtadash Bhuja Mata Sarthal Devi Ji Yatra began with great religious fervour and gaiety here this morning.A hawan at Gori Shankar Mandir, Sarkoot marked the start of the yatra with a large number of devotees taking part in the rituals.Later,...

19-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Hajj-2018: SHC issues flight schedule for 21 to 24 July, 2018

The State Haj Committee (SHC) today issued flight schedule for 21th to 24th July, 2018, for the information of public in general and intending Haj Pilgrims in particular.According to Executive Officer, State Haj Committee, S.Qamar Sajad, the intending Haj...

14-Jul-2018 Jammu

First batch of 820 Hajj pilgrims from Kashmir left for Saudi Arabia

The first batch of 820 pilgrims from Kashmir left for Saudi Arabia on Saturday to perform this year’s Hajj pilgrimage.The special buses arranged by the authorities from the Srinagar Hajj House in Bemina area took the pilgrims to the Srinagar International...

14-Jul-2018 Srinagar

1st Haj batch from J&K to leave for Saudi Arabia

The first batch of 820 pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir will be leaving for Saudi Arabia on Saturday to perform this year's Haj pilgrimage.Special buses from the Srinagar Haj House in Bemina area took the pilgrims to the Srinagar International airport early...

04-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Both routes of Amarnath Yatra shut, after landslide

The Amarnath Yatra remains effectively suspended on Wednesday, with both the routes to the mountain shrine shut a day after a landslide that killed five and injured seven. Security personnel are helping the pilgrims get to safe locations along the Baltal...

28-Jun-2018 Reasi

Shobha yatra marks 2nd day of Aghar Jitto Mela

The second day of Aghar Jitto Mela witnessed heavy rush of the tourists and devotees from various parts of the State and country here today.As per the tradition, a Shobha Yatra was taken out and the chains and other antique objects of farmer saint Baba Jitto...

28-Jun-2018 Udhampur

Devotees throng Sudhmahadev mela on day 2

Despite rains, thousands of devotees thronged Sudh Mahadev temple on Thursday to seek the blessing of Lord Shiva amidst festivities around the Mela site.During the second day of three-day fair, the devotees took bath in the Beeni sangam also called Budhisudhi...

27-Jun-2018 Reasi

Devotees throng Aghar Jitto Mela

The three-day historic Agar Jitto Mela started here today attracting a huge number of local devotees and pilgrims.The festival was inaugurated by Deputy Commissioner Prasanna Ramaswamy G in the presence of senior police and civil officers, members of local...

27-Jun-2018 Jammu

First batch of 2995 pilgrims leave for annual Amarnath Yatra

The first batch of 2995 pilgrims for annual Shri Amarnathji Yatra was flagged off by Advisors to the Governor B.B Vyas and K Vijay Kumar in presence of Chief Secretary, BVR Subrahmanyam, here this morning from Yatra base camp Bhagwati Nagar. Speaking on...

20-Jun-2018 Ganderbal

Thousands throng famous Ragnya Devi temple in Ganderbal

Thousands of devotees Wednesday thronged the famous temple of Ragnya Devi in Tulmul Ganderbal on the occasion of annual Kheer Bhawani mela.Situated amidst Chinar trees in Ganderbal district, the revered temple is thronged by devotees, mostly Kashmiri Pandits,...

16-Jun-2018 Ramban

Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated with religious fervor across Ramban

Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated with religious fervour in district Ramban today.The biggest congregation took place at Jamia Masjid, Sharif Ramban where hundreds of devotees performed Nimaz-e-Eid and prayed for peace, development and prosperity of the state as well as...

16-Jun-2018 Jammu

Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated with religious fervour, gaiety across Jammu

Eid-ul -Fitr was celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety across Jammu region today.Thousands of Muslims thronged the various Eidgahs and mosques this morning to offer Eid Namaz which was followed by exchanging the Eid greetings and pleasantries.In Jammu,...

11-Jun-2018 Katra

Pilgrimage to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine

In less than a month, more than one lakh on-foot pilgrims have used the scenic Tarakote Marg for their journey to the Holy Cave Shrine of Shri Mata  Vaishno Deviji and on their return journey to Katra.It is pertinent to recall that this 7 km long picturesque...

08-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Anjuman Shari Shian observes Youm-i-Qudas and Youm-i-Kashmir

Anjuman Shari Shian observed Youm-i-Qudas and Youm-i-Kashmir to express solidarity with the people of Palestine and Kashmir..President J&K Anjuman-e-Sharie Shian and senior separatist leader Aga Syed Hassan Almosavi Alsafvi addressed a massive gathering...

08-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Jumat-ul-Vida observed as Youm-e-Qudos in Kashmir

The last Friday of the month of holy Ramadhan (Juma-tul-Vida,) was observed as the “Youm-ul-Quds and Kashmir” to impress upon the international community to come forward in a big way to help the people of Palestine and Jammu and Kashmir secure their “inalienable”...

31-May-2018 Udhampur

Devotees throng Baba Yugdhar mela

Thousands of devotees thronged the one day historic Baba Yugdhar mela here at village Satyalta- Chenani, which began this morning with the ritual bathing of the Devta and followed by NavgrahaPoojan and the Aarti of Baba Yug Dev.District Development Commissioner...

31-May-2018 Srinagar

Birth anniversary of Hazrat Imam Hassan observed

The birth anniversary of Hazrat Imam Hassan (AS), grandson of last Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUP) and son of Hazrat Ali (AS) was observed across Kashmir with religious zeal and fervour.In this regard a special conference was organized by Anjuman Shari Shian...

14-Apr-2018 Srinagar

Shab-i-Meraj celebrated with religious fervor in Valley

Thousands of people joined the special night-long prayers on the occasion of Shab-i-Meraj across the Kashmir valley and Ladakh region.Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Director General of Police (DGP) S P Vaid and GoC 15 Corps...

30-Mar-2018 Srinagar

Khankah-e-Maulla shrine gets refurbished crown

The management of Khankah-e-Maulla shrine installed the much awaited finished version of restored and reconstructed crown today morning.VC Waqf Board Nizam-ud-din Bhat, officials from administration and JKPCC, entire shrine management and devotees were present...

14-Feb-2018 Reasi

20th Vishal Dangal at Ransoo marks conclusion of Shiv Khori Mela

With the holding of 20th Kesari Vishal Dangal at Ransoo, base camp of holy shrine, the annual three-day Shiv Khori Mela concluded here today.During the festival, lakhs of tourists from various parts of the state and outside witnessed the event and performed...

13-Feb-2018 Udhampur

DAHWA holds Annual Shivratri-cum-Rural Awareness Mela at Khoon

The 15th annual  Maha Shivratri-cum-Rural awareness Mela was organized today at Khoon village of  Majalta  with huge congregation assembling in the spiritual ambience of Khooneshwar Aap Sambu Temple.The Mela was organized by Destitute and...

22-Sep-2017 Katra

Prabhat Pherry starts with Big Fanfare at Katra

Prabhat Pheries Reception Committee Katra today took out its first  Prabhat Pherry, which is part of Navratra Festival being organized at Katra.The Prabhat Pherry was flagged off by Shiv Kumar Sharma Joint Secretary J&K State Sport Council in presence...

11-Sep-2017 Pattan

Huge gathering attend “Etihad-e Milt” conference at Pattan

Huge gathering of Muslims today participated in one day “Etihade Milat” conference organized by “Jamt-e Ahlihadees”District Baramulla at Eidgah Pattan.On the Ocassion several renowned Islamic scholars including Ghulam Mohmmad Bhat President Jamte Ahlihades...

21-Aug-2017 Udhampur

Historic Sankri Devta Mela concludes

The Three day historic Sankari Devta Mela concluded on Sunday here at Sankri, Panchari.A large number of devotees paid obeisance at the local Temple shirne during the day religious congregation which also witnessed cultural, sports and promotional activities...

18-Aug-2017 Bhaderwah

Historic Machail Yatra begins

The historical Machail Paddar Yatra commenced today from its base camp Temple of Chandi mata at village chanote in Bhaderwah.The yatra started on August 18 and will culminate on August 25. More than 5000 pilgrims are undertaking the yatra.The yatra started...

18-Aug-2017 Udhampur

Historic Sankri Devta Mela begins

The 3- day historic Sankri Devta Mela commenced today with great religious fervor and enthusiasm at Sankri, Panchari.Tehsildar Panchari Narinder Sharma, inaugurated the mela.Colorful cultural programmes were organised by Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art,...

04-Aug-2017 Srinagar

Congregational prayers allowed at Jamia Masjid after seventh Fridays

After remaining sealed by 49 days, authorities on Friday allowed congregational Friday prayers in Jamia Masjid Srinagar. Reports said that there was no siege around the Masjid on Friday and people in hoards thronged the masjid to offer mandatory congregational...

02-Aug-2017 Poonch

Poonch admin sees off 2nd batch of Hajj pilgrims

The district administration Poonch today accorded warm send off to second batch of Hajj pilgrims.The group included Hajj pilgrims from Surankote, Mendhar and Haveli areas of the district.A team of district administration comprising ADDC,  SSP, ADC,...

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