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07-Oct-2019 Katra

Navratra Festival 2019: Shobha Yatra captivates devotees, visitors

The 8th day of Navratra Festival 2019 was marked with a number of cultural activities and celebrations.A grand Shobha Yatra starting from Hotel Continent Panchvati at Jammu Road was main attraction.The yatra was taken out in presence of Speaker Legislative...

07-Oct-2019 Katra

Navratra Festival: Grand Prabhat Pheri taken out on last Day

Series of Prabhat Pheris, being organised as part of Navratra Festival, today concluded with a grand final Prabhat Pheri here marking the end of the nine day annual religious and cultural event.Chief Guest, Commandant 6th Battalion of CRPF, Jitendra Gupta inaugurated...

06-Oct-2019 Katra

Navratra Festival : Ram Navmi to witness Grand Prabhat Pheri

The J&K Association of Prabhat Pheri today took out an impressive Prabhat pheri, morning march, through the town.The march was organised by the association in collaboration with JK Tourism, SMVD Shrine Board and the district administration.The prabhat...

06-Oct-2019 Katra

Navratra Festival: MP inaugurates Shobha Yatra

The 7th day of Navratra Festival 2019 was marked with a number of cultural activities and celebrations.On the occasion, Member Parliament, Shamsher Singh Manhas, inaugurated Shobha Yatra from Hotel Continent Panchvati at Jammu Road.A number of folk dances...

05-Oct-2019 Katra

Navratra Festival 2019:Director RDD inaugurates Shobha Yatra

Director Rural Development Department, Sudershan Kumar today inaugurated the proceedings including Shobha yatra of the ongoing Navratra Festival 2019 from Hotel Panchvat Continent here today. President Katra Municipal Committee Shashi Gupta and Ex President Amrish...

04-Oct-2019 Katra

Navratra Festival: DC Reasi flags off Prabhat Pheri

Deputy Commissioner, Indu Kanwal Chib, today flagged off Prabhat Pheri, morning march, as part of ongoing Navratra Festival.SDM Katra, Ashok Kumar and various senior officers besides locals were present on the occasion.The Prabhat Pheri after passing through...

04-Oct-2019 Katra

Navratra Festival :Devotional Song Competition enters day 5

The All India Devotional Song Competition today entered its 5th day with 12 participants performing in the preliminary rounds at Yog Ashram Complex.The performances were adjudged by a panel of experts in music including Prof Anupama Sharma, Dr Surinder Kumar...

04-Oct-2019 Katra

Navratra Festival Day 5: Deputy Mayor JMC inaugurates Shobha Yatra

On Day 5 of the ongoing Navratra Festival 2019, Deputy Mayor Jammu Municipal Corporation, Poornima Sharma, inaugurated the Shobha Yatra from Hotel Continent Panchvat.The day witnessed colourful presentations by the artists of Regional Outreach Bureau and...

03-Oct-2019 Katra

Navratra Festival 2019: Advisor Farooq Khan inaugurates Shobha Yatra

Advisor Farooq Khan today inaugurated the proceedings of the fourth day of ongoing Navratra Festival 2019 here today.Deputy Commissioner Reasi Indu Kanwal Chib;  ADDC Reasi, Ramesh Chander; SDM Katra, Ashok Kumar; Tehsildar Katra, Sunil Sharma and AD Tourism...

03-Oct-2019 Katra

Navratra Festival: CRPF Jawans welcome Prabhat Pheri

An impressive Prabhat Pheri, morning march, was taken out from Bus Stand Katra, as part of ongoing Navratra Festival, today.Hundreds of devotees from Katra and  pilgrims from all parts of the country joined the Prabhat Pheri. Singing and dancing on...

13-Jul-2019 Jammu

Over 1.73 lakh perform Amarnath Yatra in 13 days

Another batch of pilgrims left Jammu on Sunday for the Valley as over 1.73 lakh Yatris performed the ongoing Amarnath Yatra during the last 13 days.Officials said 1,73,978 Yatris had Darshan inside the holy Cave shrine during the last 13 days since the Yatra...

08-Jul-2019 Jammu

Over 95K pilgrims perform Amarnath Yatra in 7 days

Over 95,000 pilgrims have performed the ongoing Amarnath Yatra in the last seven days, officials said. However, no fresh batch of pilgrims was allowed to move from here on Monday due to the law and order situation.Separatists have called for a protest shutdown...

10-Jun-2019 Ganderbal

Kashmiri Pandits throng Kheer Bhawani, pray for peace

Kashmiri Pandits started arriving at the Kheer Bhawani temple in Tullamulla town on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir's Ganderbal district to attend the annual festival.Officials said 85 buses carrying the pilgrims arrived late on Sunday at the temple to spend the...

16-Apr-2019 Udhampur

Historic Devika Baisakhi mela concludes at Udhampur

Over 1.50 lakh people including men, women and children of all faiths thronged 3-day Historic Devika  Baisakhi Mela which concluded with traditional fervor and gaiety, here late today evening.Principal District and Session Judge Udhampur and Chairman...

12-Apr-2019 Srinagar

Mehraj-ul-Alam’s Friday following observed across Valley

Thousands of devotees across the Valley thronged the Dargah Hazratbal shrine here on the Friday following of Mehraj-ul-Alam (SAW) to have a glimpse of the Holy relic.While Mehraj-ul-Alam, the night of ascent when the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW) ascended to the...

02-Apr-2019 JAMMU

Registration of Yatris commenced on 1st April, 2019

The Registration of pilgrims for Shri Amarnathji Yatra commenced on 1st April 2019, for both the Baltal and Chandanwari routes, through 442 designated Bank branches of Punjab National Bank, Jammu & Kashmir Bank and YES Bank all over the country. This...

12-Nov-2018 Srinagar

'Khoja Digar' offered at Naqashbandh Sahib (RA) shrine

Khoja Digar', a special prayer, was offered at the Naqashbandh Sahib (RA) shrine in Shaher-e-Khaas with thousands of devotees thronging the revered shrine for the congregational Asar Salah amid chilly weather on Monday.Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz...

17-Oct-2018 Katra

Navratra Festival: Prabhat Pheri concludes amid religious fervor

Nine-dayNavratra Festival Prabhat Pheri   concluded here this morning with participation of a large number of devotees amidst chanting of bhajans & beating of drums.The Prabhat Pheri was jointly organized by Department of Tourism J&K Govt. & Shri...

15-Oct-2018 Reasi

Duggar Culture: Highlight of Navratra Festival 2018

Navratra Festival 2018, being organized by the state administration and Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board is successfully attracting tourists from outside the state. Tourists from all over India are amazed by the display of cultural diversity of the state.Continuing...

14-Oct-2018 Reasi

Navratra Festival enters 4th day

The All India Devotional Song Competition continued attracting huge crowd for the fourth consecutive day of the Navratra Festival 2018.Famous Celebrity Singer, Manu Vandana, winner of the Awaaz Punjab Di contest, enthralled the audience with his performance....

06-Sep-2018 Bhaderwah

Kailash Yatra begins in Bhaderwah

Charri Mubarak of Holy Kailash Yatra left for Kailash Kund from the ancient Vasuki Nag Temple, Gatha, Bhaderwah here today.Amidst the chanting of Vasuki Nag deity, the Yatra crossed the Bhaderwah town where MLA Daleep Singh Parihar and MLC Naresh Kumar Gupta...

26-Aug-2018 Bijbehara

Devotees throng Pracheen Cave at Thajiwara to pay obeisance

On the auspicious occasion of Shrawan Purnima and Raksha Bandhan, which marks the culmination of Amaranth Yatra, thousands of devotees thronged Pracheen Cave of Lord Shiva at Thajiwara Bijbehara to celebrate the festival with traditional gaiety.On the occasion,...

24-Aug-2018 Poonch

Baba Budha Amarnath ji Yatra concludes

With the last batch of pilgrims of Baba Budha Amarnath ji Yatra 2018, the Chhari Mubarak reached the holy shrine here today evening.Member Parliament, Jugal Kishore Sharma, Legislators Ravinder Raina, Pardeep Sharma and Vibodh Gupta alongwith Deputy Commissioner...

22-Aug-2018 Jammu

Eid-ul-Azha celebrated with religious fervour in Jammu

Eid-ul-Azha was celebrated with religious fervor and gaiety across Jammu today. People in large numbers, clad in colourful dresses  were seen attending congregational prayers at Eidgahs, mosques and other places.The main congregation in Jammu was held at Eidgah,...

22-Aug-2018 Ramban

Eid-ul-Azha celebrated with religious fervor, gaiety in Ramban

Eid-ul-Azha was celebrated with religious fervor and gaiety across the district Ramban today. All the Mosques were decorated suiting to the occasion and markets witnessed hustle and bustle of people.The main congregations took place at Jamia Masjid Sharif Ramban,...

19-Aug-2018 Kishtwar

Chandi Mata Chhari leaves for Atholi Padder from Kishtwar

Mata Chandi’s Chhari Mubarak today left from Kishtwar to onward journey towards Chandi dham, Machail Paddar.Thousands of devotees including women and children accompanied the Chhari Mubarak amid chanting of religious slogans and singing of Bhajans filling...

18-Aug-2018 Bhadarwah

Machail Chhadi Yatra leaves from Bhadarwah

The Machail Chaddi Yatra today commenced from its base camp Temple of Mata Chandi at Chinote Bhadarwah. The Chhadi Yatra started today morning which will be culminated on August 25.Near about 12000 pilgrims are undertaking the Chhadi yatra. Devotees from...

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...

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