India | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 5, 2013
After a gap of nearly three months, pilgrimage to Kedarnath and Badrinath temples formally resumed today as the first batch of nearly 200 devotees paid obeisance at the two Himalayan shrines.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 1, 2013
Almost four months after flash floods and heavy rains led to the halt of the annual "Char Dham Yatra" in Uttarakhand, the religious trip to Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines is scheduled to open for people on October 5, officials said on Tuesday.
India | Written by Ketki Angre | Monday July 1, 2013
Could pilgrims and tourists have been evacuated in time to avoid the monsoon fury in Kedarnath? The Uttarakhand Met department claims that warnings of very heavy rain, unusual for this time of the year, were issued two days ahead of deluge. Warnings,...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday June 28, 2013
The Centre has announced a Rs 195 crore-package today for reconstruction of the 'Char Dham' pilgrimage circuit, which was badly affected by the Uttarakhand rain disaster.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday June 19, 2013
The Kedarnath shrine in Uttarakhand, scene of terrible devastation caused by heavy rains and floods, is one of the most revered shrines in the country, visited annually by millions.
India | Vamshi Varagani (As told to Amit Chaturvedi) | Monday June 17, 2013
27-year-old Vamshi Varangani stays in Hyderabad. His family is stranded in Uttarakhand. He shares how his family spent the last two days.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Monday June 17, 2013
The monsoon has struck India early and it's already creating mayhem across the country. The southwest monsoon has so far covered Uttarakhand, Punjab and Haryana with rains lashing many parts in the region, leading to a dip in temperature.
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Monday June 17, 2013
Uttarakhand has been battered by the rain fury. The torrential rain has caused landslips in the higher reaches and swept away several roads and bridges in Uttarkashi and Chamoli districts. It has also led to suspension of the Char Dham Yatra.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 16, 2013
Eight persons were killed in Uttarakhand on Sunday as incessant rains lashed the hill state causing landslips in the higher reaches and sweeping away several roads and bridges in Uttarkashi and Chamoli districts. The downpour has also led to suspensi...
India | Press Trust Of India | Sunday June 16, 2013
Three persons were killed in a house collapse in Dehradun today while thousands of Char Dham pilgrims were stranded on Gangotri and Yamunotri routes, as in cessant overnight showers across Uttarakhand caused landslips in Uttarkashi district and swell...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday April 23, 2012
Considered the backbone of spiritual tourism and the economy of Uttarakhand, the six-month-long pilgrimage to four Hindu shrines of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri will begin on Tuesday.