Free Press Journal
  • Congress president Rahul Gandhi shares pictures from his Kailash Yatra

    New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday shared pictures of Mansarovar lake during his Kailash Yatra and added that ‘there is no hatred here’. Taking to his official Twitter handle, Gandhi expressed contentment on his trip to Kailash Mansarovar and said that “a man goes to Kailash when it calls him.” He further described the waters of Mansarovar lake as “gentle, tranquil and calm.” “The waters of lake Mansarovar are so gentle, tranquil and

  • Over 200 straded pilgrims at Kailash Mansarovar flown from Simikot

    Kathmandu: Scores of pilgrims stranded in Simikot of Northern Nepal has been flown out to lower regions with the improvement in the weather, the Indian mission to Nepal informed. “The condition is all well now. Most of the pilgrims stranded there were evacuated yesterday (Tuesday),” Pranav Ganesh, First Secretary of Indian Mission to Nepal, informed ANI without giving further details.

  • All stranded Indian Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims evacuated

    Kathmandu : All the 1,430 stranded Indian pilgrims who were stranded while returning from the Kailash Mansarovar in Tibet have been airlifted to safety with the evacuation of the last batch of 160 people from Nepal’s mountainous regions on Saturday, the Indian embassy here said.

  • China stopping devotees from taking dip in Mansarovar Lake, says a priest Kailash Mansarovar

    China: Devotees at Kailash Mansarovar are alleging that the Chinese authorities are not allowing them to take a “holy” dip in the Mansarovar Lake, according to a priest, who is leading a delegation of devotees from India. In a video posted on Twitter, a priest named Sanjeev Thakur has claimed China has issued an order that has barred the devotees from taking a dip in the Mansarovar Lake.

  • India-China Border dispute: What it is all about

    The recent skirmishes between India and China is about the incident that took place in Doko-La (or Donglong) tri-junction area, where India had earlier objected to road that China is building towards Bhutan. The Chinese claim that they were constructing the road within their territory, which led to jostling between the two sides and demolition of the bunker. The crisis escalated and came into public domain once China sent Indian pilgrims on

  • No dialogue till India withdraws troops: China

    Beijing: China on Thursday said the withdrawal of Indian troops from what it said was its territory was a “precondition” for a “meaningful dialogue” over the border stand-off.

  • China removes old Indian bunker in Sikkim, state sends report to Centre

    New Delhi : China has removed an old bunker of the Indian Army located at the tri-junction of India, China and Bhutan in Sikkim by using a bulldozer after the Indian side refused to accede to its request, according to official sources. The incident that broke out in the first week of June in Doka La general area in Sikkim had led to a face-off between the two forces, triggering tension in

  • Sushma Swaraj

    Sushma flags off yatra, offers ‘no comments’ on Lalit Modi

    New Delhi: The first batch of pilgrims for the annual Kailash Mansarovar Yatra through the new Nathu La route was flagged off on Tuesday by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who declined comment on the Lalit Modi controversy. Attired in a pink sari, Sushma Swaraj flagged off the event at the Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan here at 10.30 a.m. She made a brief speech and posed for photographs with the yatris. Only photographers were