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Updated : 2 weeks, 5 days ago IST
Kathmandu [Nepal], April 22 (ANI): With the steep rise in COVID-19 cases in Nepal, the government in the Himalayan nation has decided to limit the number of people gathering at the Pashupatinath Temple and is now set to close the holy place for pilgrims again.
Updated : 3 weeks, 6 days ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], April 15 (ANI): A group of Sikh pilgrims who left Amritsar to pay obeisance at Gurdwara Panja Sahib in Hasan Abdal on the occasion of Baisakhi, are stranded in Lahore amid rising violence in Pakistan.
New Delhi [India], April 14 (ANI): India is closely tracking the developments in Pakistan and will do "utmost" to ensure security and safe return of the Sikh Pilgrims who have gone to pay obeisance at Gurdwara Panja Sahib in Lahore, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Wednesday.
Amritsar (Punjab) [India], April 14 (ANI): 437 Sikh pilgrims, who were granted permission to visit Pakistan on the occasion of Baisakhi, are safe amid ongoing protest and violence in the country after the arrest of Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) chief Saad Hussain Rizvi.
Updated : 4 weeks ago IST
Reasi (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], April 13 (ANI): Decked up with attractive and colourful lights, Mata Vaishno Devi temple in Jammu and Kashmir's Katra on Tuesday welcomed pilgrims on the first day of 'Navratri' with all COVID-19 protocols in place.
Updated : 1 month ago IST
Amritsar (Punjab) [India], April 11 (ANI): A total of 437 people have been granted permission to visit Pakistan on the occasion of Baisakhi at the historic gurdwaras of the neighbouring country, including the Nankana Sahib.
New Delhi [India], April 7 (ANI): Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi has issued over 1,100 visas to Sikh pilgrims from India to participate in the annual Baisakhi celebrations from April 12 to 22.
Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], April 6 (ANI): The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Monday announced new terms and conditions for visitors and Umrah pilgrims in the wake of surging coronavirus cases.
Updated : 1 month, 1 week ago IST
Haridwar (Uttarakhand) [India], April 1 (ANI): An ancient city located on the banks of River Ganga, Haridwar is expanding rapidly. Being a popular pilgrimage site, the city also witnesses a massive floating population as each day pilgrims come to bathe at the holy river to get rid of their s
Updated : 1 month, 2 weeks ago IST
Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], March 25 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary, BVR Subrahmanyam, on Wednesday, chaired a meeting to review the preparations and arrangements being made for a safe and hassle-free Amarnath Yatra.
Updated : 2 months ago IST
Rudraprayag (Uttarakhand) [India], March 11 (ANI): Portals of the Kedarnath temple in Rudraprayag district will be opened for pilgrims on May 17, Uttarakhand Char Dham Devasthanam Management Board informed on Thursday.
Kathmandu [Nepal], March 11 (ANI): The Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, which usually draws thousands of pilgrims and sadhus on Maha Shivaratri festival is seeing a dip in the number of visitors this year due to the Covid pandemic, according to authorities.