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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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

Nepal: Evacuation of stranded pilgrims in full swing

336 stranded pilgrims were airlifted from Simikot to Surkhet on Wednesday and sent to Nepalgunj by the buses. 250 people were brought to Simikot from Hilsa. The number of stranded pilgrims at resource lean Hilsa has been drastically brought down.   The Indian Embassy has said that situation is under control and there is no need to panic. The Mission has also said that only one ... Read More »

Record number of Indian pilgrims going for Haj this year: Naqvi

Naqvi said that a record number of pilgrims will be going for Haj this year. He added that for the first time 1308 Muslim women from India are also going to Haj without “Mehram” which means a male companion.  Also 98 female Assistant Haj Officers, Assistants, Coordinators, doctors and para-medics ... Read More »

5 pilgrims from Dungarpur hurt in road accident at Rudra Prayag

Udaipur : Five pilgrims from Dungarpur city who were on a religious tour to Badrinath-Kedarnath were injured when their bus collided with tree near Rudra Prayag of Uttrakhand on  saturday morning. The victims were taken the nearby medical college where their condition is told to be stable, sources informed. A group of 25 ... Read More »