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Kailash Mansarovar pilgrim from Maharashtra dies in Nepal

The incident happened this afternoon while he rushed to board a helicopter and accidentally hit the tail rotor of the chopper. The deceased has been identified as Kartik Nagendrakumar Mehta from Mumbai. His body has been kept in Simikot district hospital. The Embassy of India in Kathmandu coordinating with tour operators and …

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Nepal: 175 Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims stuck due to bad weather

According to Embassy of India situation is under control and the numbers are not alarming. It would take just one day of good weather and normal flight operations to evacuate all stranded people. Simikot has basic boarding and lodging facilitates to accommodate 500 pilgrims comfortably. The initial medical examination and …

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Nepal: Evacuation of Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims completed

The remaining 160 pilgrims in Simikot and Hilsa were airlifted this morning. In a massive exercise undertaken by the Embassy of India over 1400 pilgrims were evacuated from Simikot in last five days. These pilgrims were stranded in Simikot, Hilsa and Tibet side due to bad weather. Meanwhile, situation is …

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Kailash Mansarovar Yatra: MoS VK Singh flags off first batch

VK Singh addressed the first batch of 58 Yatris going via Lipulekh pass. The batch was also briefed about arrangements made for Yatris en route. He termed it as the most difficult pilgrimage of devotees of Lord Shiv, considering the tough terrain. He also informed that special officers have been deputed …

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MEA announces lucky draw for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Sushma Swaraj on Monday drew the lots for Kailash Manasarovar Yatra 2018. Addressing the media, Sushma Swaraj said that around 1580 pilgrims will undertake Yatra this year. The External Affairs Ministry also said that this year, two senior officials will accompany each batch. One of the two will be an experienced …

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