Amarnath Yatra, Day 1: Heavy rains delay commencement of pilgrimage

Weather played spoilsport on the first day of the Amarnath Yatra as heavy rainfall delayed the commencement of the annual pilgrimage, resulting in only 1,007 pilgrims paying obeisance to the naturally formed ice-lingam at the holy cave shrine. As for 1,735 other pilgrims, they are stranded at the Nunwan base camp.

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Kashmir violence: Toll rises to 24, curfew remains in force

Curfew remained in force in many parts of the Valley on Tuesday, including pockets of Srinagar city and Pulwama district as authorities braced for more protests on the fourth day of militant commander Burhan Wani’s killing even as the toll in the violent clashes between protestors and security forces climbed to 24. A youth injured […]

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