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7 Amarnath pilgrims killed in terror attack in J&K’s Anantnag: Police

NEW DELHI: Seven Amarnath pilgrims were killed and 11 others injured in a terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said on Monday. The pilgrims were travelling in a bus which was caught in the crossfire after terrorists attacked police patrol party. “A group of heavily armed terrorists ... Read More »

Now, senior citizens to travel by air under free pilgrimage scheme

‘Shravanabelagola & Sri Patna Sahib new inclusions this year’ Udaipur : The Devasthan Department is gearing up preparations for the fourth season of taking the senior citizens on pilgrimage. This year 10,000 elderly persons would benefit of the free pilgrimage scheme that was initiated by the Congress government in 2013. The ... Read More »

Lakhs throng ‘Beneshwar’ to take holy dip on Maagh Poornima

Udaipur : More than five lakh devotees thronged the ‘Triveni Sangam’ (confluence of three rivers Som, Mahi, Jhakam) at Beneshwar Dham in Dungarpur district to take the holy dip on the auspicious occasion of Maagh Poornima on Tuesday. The ‘Sangam’ is considered as the path to moksha, good health and all ... Read More »

Minorities demand more of their holy sites in free ‘pilgrimage’ scheme

Udaipur : The muslim community has asked the state government to include more places of their belief, in the soon-to-begin free pilgrimage scheme for the senior citizens. Presently, Bihar Shareef is the only holy site of the muslim community that features in the list of the twelve sacred places where the ... Read More »