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Helicopter Service for Shri Mata Vaishno Devi resumes  

Helicopter Service for Shri Mata Vaishno Devi resumes

Katra (Jammu & Kashmir), September 09, 2014 - Helicopter between Katra-Sanjichhat resumed operating today as per information received from Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board. The Sanjichhat-Bhawan Track for Yatra was also opened from this morning, while Sanjichhat-Bhairon Temple route was opened for the pilgrimage yesterday ...

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Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Yatra resumes

Katra (Jammu & Kashmir), September 08, 2014 - Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board resumed the pilgrimage to the Holy Cave Shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Deviji today via Sanjichhat-Bhairon Temple track and back from the same route. Yatra was temporarily suspended from Katra onwards on 4th of September after 4.00 p.m. due to continual heavy rains ...

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Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Yatra Suspended till Weather Improves

Katra (Jammu & Kashmir), September 05, 2014 - Yatra to the Holy Cave Shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Deviji from Katra onwards has been suspended since yesterday evening keeping in view the safety of pilgrims. This has been done in the wake of continuing rains entire Jammu & Kashmir state as well as Trikuta Hills and the subsequent closure of the track from Katra to the Bhawan/ Shrine due to landslides at various places ...

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Shri Amarnathji Yatra commences from Pahalgam route

Srinagar (Kashmir - J&K), July 02, 2014 - The Yatra to the Holy Cave of Shri Amarnathji, commenced today from the Pahalgam - Chandanwari route also and 4166 Yatris left from here to the Holy Cave. From the Baltal route 8922 Yatris left for the Holy cave. Today on the 5th day of the ongoing Shri Amarnathji Yatra, 10,628 paid obeisance at the Holy Cave. Till date, 61,156 Yatris have had darshan of the Ice Lingam at the Holy cave. The Holy mace of Lord Shiva (Chhari Mubarak), will be carried to the Cave Shrine of Shri Amarnathji in south Kashmir Himalayas on July 12 through the traditional Pahalgam route. "Chhari Mubarak will leave for Pahalgam from Dashnami Akhara, Srinagar on July 12 ...

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Pahalgam Route to Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2014 opens from 2nd July 2014

Srinagar (Kashmir - J&K), June 30, 2014 - The Governor was briefed by the CEO about the Yatra related arrangements along the Pahalgam route, track condition from Sheshnag to Panjtarni, and status of snow clearance at Sheshnag Camp. In view of the snow levels melting in the past four days, it was decided to open the Pahalgam route for the pilgrims from 2nd July 2014. For the convenience of pilgrims, it was decided that all Yatris who have already obtained registration to travel on the Pahalgam route till 5th of July 2014, shall, if they so wish, have the option of travelling via the Baltal route on the date for which they possess valid registration ...

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Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2014 Commences from Baltal

Srinagar (Kashmir - J&K), June 28, 2014 - The pilgrimage to Shri Amaranathji Shrine Cave, in South Kashmir Himalayas, started today amidst chanting of Bam Bam Bolay and Har Har Mahadev with the first batch of pilgrims leaving Baltal base camp in the early hours of morning. Earlier yesterday, the first batch of 1160 pilgrims left Jammu for the Holy cave Shrine. Minister for Tourism, Jammu & Kashmir flagged off first batch of pilgrims from Jammu. However, the Shri Amaranathji Yatra could not be started from the traditional Pahalgam route which is still under snow while efforts are being made to open it within the next few days ...

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Shri Amarnath Yatra from Pahalgam route deferred - Pilgrimage to start from Baltal route as scheduled

Srinagar (Kashmir - J&K), June 25, 2014 - In the meeting chaired by the Chairman of Shri Amarnath Shrine Board and keeping in view snow in the entire area as well as status of the track from Sheshnag - Mahagunus Pass - Panjtarni, it has been decided that Shri Amarnath 2014 via the Pahalgam - Sheshnag route would not commence on the 28th June. Meeting further decided that the pilgrims who are registered to undertake Yatra from Pahalgam on 28th, 29th, 30th June, 2014 would, if they so wished, be enabled to travel by the Baltal route, which would open on 28th June, 2014 ...

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Shri Amarnath Yatra-2014 Helicopter On-line Ticket Booking from 27th March

Jammu (J&K), March 24, 2014 - As per the information received from Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) the Online Booking of Helicopter Tickets for Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2014 shall now commence on 27th March at 10.00 A.M for Yatra 2014. As informed by CEO, SASB the On-line Booking facility shall now be available to the intending Yatris from 10.00 AM onwards from 27th March, 2014 ...

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Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Helicopter E-Ticket rates revised from 1 April 2014

Katra (Jammu) - J&K, February 28, 2014 - Dr. M. K. Bhandari, Chief Executive Officer, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB) has announced that after concluding an elaborate exercise for evaluating bids, involving an expert from Directorate General of Civil Aviation, two Aviation Companies viz. Global Vectra Helicorps Limited and Himalayan Heli Services Private Limited have ...

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Enhanced Telecom facilities for Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2014

Jammu (J&K), February 27, 2014 - As per decisions taken in a recent meeting with Chief Executive Officer and other concerned officers, which was chaired by Chairman of the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB), time bound steps were taken to enhance telecom facilities for the pilgrims during Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2014. All related aspects of telecom facilities were discussed in a recent meeting held at New Delhi under the Chairmanship of Joint Secretary (Kashmir), Ministry of Home Affairs ...

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Maha Shivratri Festival from Feb 26

Reasi, Jammu (J&K), February 07, 2014 - The three day long Maha Shivratri Festival is commencing at Ransoo, the base camp of Shri Shiv Khori Shrine, from February 26. Arrangements for the religious festival and cultural events as well as security and civic amenities were finalised in a meeting chaired by District Magistrate Reasi ...

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3-day Shiv Khori Festival from February 26

Reasi, Jammu (J&K), February 06, 2014 - The historic three-day Shiv Khori Festival (Mela) - at the famous Holy Cave Shrine of Lord Shiva nested in Shivalik Hills, is commencing from February 26, 2014 ...

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Shri Amarnathji Yatris get Accident Insurance cover

Jammu (J&K), February 05, 2014 - Chairman of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB), conveyed that all pilgrims who possess valid Shri Amarnath Yatra 2014 Permits will be provided an Insurance cover of Rs.1.00 lakh against accidental death within ...

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Shri Amarnathji Yatra Special Registration for NRIs

Jammu (J&K), February 02, 2014 - On the instructions of Shri N.N. Vohra, Governor of J&K, who is also Chairman of the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB), the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Shri Navin K. Choudhary, has put in place a mechanism to enable NRI / ex-India pilgrims to register themselves for the Shri Amarnath Yatra 2014 ...

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Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2014 Group Registration

Jammu (J&K), February 01, 2014 - Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board has introduced a new initiative of ‘Group Registration’ to facilitate registration of those intending pilgrims who want to travel in a Group comprising relatives, friends or neighbors. The Group Registration will commence from 1st March 2014 and conclude on 30th May 2014 ...

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Shri Amarnathji Yatra-2014 Registration from 1st March

Jammu (J&K), January 31, 2014 - The process of Registering Yatris (Pilgrims) for Shri Amarnathji Yatra - 2014 shall commence on 1st March, 2014, simultaneously for both the Baltal and Chandanwari routes, through 425 designated Bank Branches. For the purpose of Registration, to be done on ‘First-Come-First-Serve Basis’. It is essential for the applicant pilgrim (Yatri) to submit Compulsory Health Certificate while seeking registration for this year’s Shri Amarnathji Yatra.

For Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2014, Health Certificates issued after 1st February, 2014 would be valid. The requisite Application Form and the Compulsory Health Certificate Form, can be collected from any of the designated branches of J&K Bank,YES Bank and Punjab National Bank or downloaded from ...

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Shri Amarnath Yatra Permit Registration Forms

Jammu (J&K), January 22, 2014 - Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) approved the new design and layout of Shri Amarnathji Yatra Permit Registration Forms which now have a number of high security features to ensure against these Forms being duplicated by unlawful elements. The CEO, SASB informed that during last year Yatra, and even in earlier years, a number of complaints had been received which indicated that certain unscrupulous elements had been duplicating the Yatra Permit Forms which, till last year ...

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Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2014 from 28th June

Jammu (J&K), January 20, 2014 - The 44 day Shri Amarnath Yatra would commence on 28th June, an auspicious day as per Hindu Calendar and conclude on Raksha Bandhan on 10th August, 2014.

Considering the present carrying capacity of the tracks and other available infrastructure in the Shri Amarnathji Yatra area, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) decided that 7,500 Yatris (pilgrims), excluding Yatris who would travel by Heli-copters to Panjtarni, would be allowed to register for the pilgrimage on per day per route/ track basis. Shri Amarnath Shrine Board further said that the Registration process should commence on 1st March 2014 ...

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