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Oct 5, 2013
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Jan 17, 2012
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Rail connectivity to Katra, the base camp of Vaishno Devi shrine, has been completed and passenger services will start shortly, Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge said.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday January 29, 2014
Forty-three kg of gold and 57,000 kg of silver offered by devotees at the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi temple in Jammu and Kashmir have been found to be fake, an RTI application has revealed.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 22, 2013
The revered Mata Vaishno Devi cave shrine in Reasi district got the season's first snowfall as around 12,000 pilgrims were on their way to pay homage.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 6, 2013
A photograph-based slip system has been introduced for pilgrims visiting the holy cave shrine of Vaishno Devi, officials said in Jammu today.
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Thursday June 20, 2013
The Reserve Bank of India recently released a coin in the denomination of Rs 5 to mark the silver jubilee of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB). No sooner did the coin go in circulation than its secular credentials came under heavy scrutiny...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday May 6, 2013
Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB), which looks after the famous Vaishno Devi pilgrimage, launched an online registration facility on Monday for undertaking the pilgrimage.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 9, 2013
Two persons, including a Vaishno Devi pilgrim, was killed and 20 others were injured, some of them seriously when a bus overturned in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, police said.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday November 26, 2012
An email threatening to target the cave shrine of Vaishno Devi was purportedly sent by the banned terror outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba to a hotelier in Katra to avenge the execution of 26/11 terror attack convict Ajmal Kasab.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 24, 2012
The number of pilgrims visiting the Hindu shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi near here will be more than last year's one crore, a temple official said on Wednesday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday June 11, 2012
Nearly 41 lakh devotees from across the country have paid obeisance at the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi, marking an increase of over four lakh from the corresponding period last year.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday June 9, 2012
At least five people were killed and 15 others injured in a bus accident this evening near Katra, the base camp of Mata Vaishno Devi shrine, in Jammu and Kashmir.
India | NDTV Correspondent with PTI inputs | Wednesday May 9, 2012
Tatra has moved Delhi High Court against aviation regulator DGCA's decision to cancel the flying permit of Global Vectra, a subsidiary of the company which used to run helicopter service to the holy cave shrine of Vaishno Devi.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 25, 2012
A Vaishno Devi pilgrim was among two persons killed after a fall into a deep gorge in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir. Mishra Ram (64) from UP was on his way to the cave shrine in Trikuta hills, when he slipped and rolled down into an over 100-f...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday March 29, 2012
While the whole country talked about his stunning disclosures and latest confrontation with the government, Army Chief General V.K. Singh paid a quiet visit to the Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday September 23, 2011
The shrine board of Vaishno Devi, one of the most revered Hindu temples situated in Jammu and Kashmir, on Friday approved a ropeway project connecting base camp Katra to the shrine nestled in the Himalayan foothills.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 12, 2011
Pilgrims to Vaishno Devi shrine will be able to travel directly to Katra base camp when the Udhampur-Katra rail line becomes operational next year.While the Katra station is almost ready, work on the Udhampur-Katra line is underway and expected to be commissioned by December 2012, a senior Northern ...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday May 6, 2011
A woman pilgrim died of heart attack en route the cave shrine of Mata Vaishnodevi in Trikuta Hills of Reasi district in Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Friday. 53-year-old Vimlesh Kabri, who along with her family from east Mumbai, was on her way to the cave shrine in Trikuta hills in Katra belt of...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday February 14, 2011
Three persons were injured in a landslide en route the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi in Reasidistrict of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said today.The landslide was triggered due to heavy rains at Ardh Kunwari area en route cave shrine of Vaishno Devi late last night, they said.The injured included...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday September 27, 2010
Two sons of a police officer in Jammu were arrested on Monday for allegedly kidnapping and raping a daughter of a CBI officer, police said.The 18-year-old daughter of the CBI Inspector had gone to Mata Vaishno Devi shrine all alone following a tiff at home.The two accused brothers, 20-yr-old Malkeet...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 31, 2010
In a major initiative for use of renewable energy, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB) commissioned a solar power plant at the temple and a solar water heating unit at its base camp Katra.A solar water heating system with 5000 litres per day capacity has been installed at Shakti Bhawan here...