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'Char Dham' - 11 News Result(s)

  • Yatra to Kedarnath, Badrinath shrines resumes

    Yatra to Kedarnath, Badrinath shrines resumes

    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.

  • Kedarnath-Badrinath pilgrimage to restart on October 5

    Kedarnath-Badrinath pilgrimage to restart on October 5

    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.

  • Uttarakhand tragedy: Were warnings from the Met department ignored?

    Uttarakhand tragedy: Were warnings from the Met department ignored?

    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,...

  • Uttarakhand: Centre approves Rs 195-crore package for renovation of 'Char Dham' route

    Uttarakhand: Centre approves Rs 195-crore package for renovation of 'Char Dham' route

    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.

  • Kedarnath: one of India's most revered shrines

    Kedarnath: one of India's most revered shrines

    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.

  • Blog: 'My family is stuck in Uttarakhand'

    Blog: 'My family is stuck in Uttarakhand'

    27-year-old Vamshi Varangani stays in Hyderabad. His family is stranded in Uttarakhand. He shares how his family spent the last two days.

  • Rain plays havoc in North India, thousands stranded

    Rain plays havoc in North India, thousands stranded

    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.

  • 100 houses collapse; 25 dead, over 50 missing as rain batters Uttarakhand

    100 houses collapse; 25 dead, over 50 missing as rain batters Uttarakhand

    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.

  • 8 killed as rains lash Uttarakhand, Char Dham yatra suspended

    8 killed as rains lash Uttarakhand, Char Dham yatra suspended

    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...

  • Three killed in heavy rains in Uttarakhand

    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...

  • Char Dham Yatra begins from Tuesday

    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.

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