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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:49:45 GMT

Swami Agnivesh Relates Devastating Floods With Amarnath Yatra
Kashmir Life
Relating Kashmir's devastating floods with the long duration a Amarnath Yatra, social activist and Hindu religious scholar Swami Agnivesh Saturday said that floods hit Kashmir Valley due to the effect of global warming. He held Amarnath Yatra ...
Amarnath yatra a factor in Kashmir deluge, says Swami
Amarnath pilgrimage responsible for Kashmir floods, says Hindu scholarKashmir Dispatch

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:02:27 GMT

Ahead of polls, Nitish plans 'sampark yatra'
The Hindu
Ahead of the Assembly elections due next year, the former Bihar Chief Minister and ruling party Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar has planned to embark on a 17-day “sampark [contact] yatra” from November 12 to apprise people of how the BJP ...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:21:04 GMT

Guv distributes over Rs 28 lakh compensation to pony owners
Rising Kashmir
The Governor, who is the Chairman of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB), gave away cheques valuing Rs.28.65 lakh to ponywallahs for the loss of their horses/ponies in accidental deaths during the Amarnath Yatra 2014, an official statement said, adding ...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:30:29 GMT

Rs.28 lakh paid as compensation to pony owners
Srinagar, Oct 22: Twenty-eight lakh rupees were Wednesday paid to owners of ponies/horses who were “involved in accidental deaths” during the Amarnath Yatra earlier this year, Raj Bhavan said in a statement. “The Governor, who is the Chairman of ...

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:48:41 GMT

Calls on Governor
... educational institutions in J&K. The Governor, who is the Chairman of Shri AmarnathShrine Board, discussed with Dr. Singh the urgent need for installation of highly dependable weather forecast systems for the safe conduct of the annual Amarnath ...
Guv seeks weather forecast system for 'safe yatra'Kashmir Reader

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:52:16 GMT

Pilgrimage sop for disabled
Calcutta Telegraph
The two largest existing pilgrimages funded and monitored by the Centre — Haj and the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra — bar the physically or mentally challenged. The new ... The places listed are: Badrinath, Kedarnath, Puri (Jagannath temple), Dwarka ...

Tue, 07 Oct 2014 09:57:36 GMT


Modi is busy addressing rallies in Maha after leaving work in Delhi: Shiv Sena
"When some rogue elements had threatened to disrupt the annual Amarnath yatra, Balasaheb Thackeray had challenged them while sitting in Mumbai. The rogue elements never dared to hurt the pilgrims then," it said. NCP chief Sharad Pawar and MNS chief ...
Saamana casts doubts on Narendra Modi's mass appealThe Asian Age
Narendra Modi is not Afzal Khan, Uddhav is no ShivajiNiticentral

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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:29:21 GMT

Wani calls for construction of tunnels at Sudhmahadev, Dessa
Rising Kashmir
... Dessa in Doda, where the second tunnel (seven and half kilometer long) has been proposed to be constructed, which will connect Dessa with Kapran Dooru in Anantnag district, near gateway of Pahalgam (Base camp of Amarnath Yatra) in Kashmir Valley.

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 18:39:10 GMT

From Kedernath to Kashmir
Let us be honest that tourism is used as a metric to measure normalcy in the state and Amarnath Yatra as a point scoring system in the larger perspective of Kashmir issue. We should reduce the number and duration of Amarnath Yatra as recommended by ...

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Thu, 09 Oct 2014 00:47:39 GMT

The New Indian Express

Found: Rare Pics from Another Era
The New Indian Express
Prominent among his work were pictures of people on the Amarnath yatra. During his world tour, he took several photographs and mailed the negatives and the prints to his home in Delhi in 1963. On returning, Roy kept waiting for them but they never ...


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