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  • Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath closes down for winter

    Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath closes down for winter

    Braving icy winds and a light snowfall, scores of pilgrims including those from abroad thronged the Kedarnath temple to witness the closure ceremony.

  • Eight more bodies recovered at Kedarnath

    Eight more bodies recovered at Kedarnath

    Eight highly decomposed bodies were recovered from the debris at Kedarnath over four months after areas close to the Himalayan shrine bore the brunt of the mid June disaster.

  • 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: No visitors to Valley of Flowers this season

    Uttarakhand: No visitors to Valley of Flowers this season

    On World Tourism Day, tourist haven Uttarakhand has little to celebrate. The incessant rain and flash floods in June has had its adverse effect on tourism industry in the state at large and three months on, there are only a few brave souls making it ...

  • Cleaning of debris in Kedarnath area to begin after Dussehra

    Cleaning of debris in Kedarnath area to begin after Dussehra

    The cleaning up of debris and razing of damaged buildings in flood-affected Kedarnath area, which could not be started due to frequent rains in the monsoon season, will begin after the Dussehra festival.

  • Bank locker found at Kedarnath, Rs 1.90 cr recovered

    Bank locker found at Kedarnath, Rs 1.90 cr recovered

    Rs 1.90 crore in cash were recovered from a bank locker pulled out of the debris at Kedarnath during cleaning operations prior to resumption of prayers at the Himalayan shrine on September 11, a senior police official said today.

  • At Kedarnath, hope and despair among returning residents

    At Kedarnath, hope and despair among returning residents

    Early this morning, several regional residents and shop owners of Kedarnath arrived at the revered 6th century shrine along with former Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank. The residents had evacuated Kedarnath just after tragedy struck in June a...

  • After nearly three months, prayers resume at Kedarnath temple

    After nearly three months, prayers resume at Kedarnath temple

    The Kedarnath temple, the site of death and untold devastation wreaked by the flash floods in Uttarakhand almost three months ago, today observed its first puja in a symbolic opening.

  • In symbolic opening for Kedarnath temple, a 4-hour puja today

    In symbolic opening for Kedarnath temple, a 4-hour puja today

    At six degrees, Kedarnath is freezing. The revered Kedarnath temple was symbolically opened today at 7 am. The temple, decorated with flowers, wears a festive look - a stark contrast from what was left of it after flash floods and torrential rain hit...

  • Houses for Uttarakhand flood victims to be put in place by October 30: Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna

    Houses for Uttarakhand flood victims to be put in place by October 30: Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna

    Pre-fabricated house structures will be put in place at 19 locations in Uttarakhand before October 30 to rehabilitate those displaced in the catastrophic June flash floods, Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna has said.

  • Restricted Kedarnath Yatra by chopper may begin in October, says Uttarakhand Chief Minister

    Restricted Kedarnath Yatra by chopper may begin in October, says Uttarakhand Chief Minister

    Pilgrims may go to Kedarnath by helicopter from next month while the Badrinath yatra will resume from October, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna said today.

  • Uttarakhand tragedy: Over 160 bodies found in four days

    Uttarakhand tragedy: Over 160 bodies found in four days

    The death toll in the Uttarkhand tragedy continues to mount with 68 more bodies believed to be of pilgrims who died of cold and starvation while trying to escape the devastating June floods being found on way to Kedarnath shrine.

  • Uttarakhand tragedy: Over 160 bodies found in Kedar valley in four days

    Uttarakhand tragedy: Over 160 bodies found in Kedar valley in four days

    Police teams in flood-hit Uttarakhand have found 71 more bodies in the higher reaches of the Kedarnath valley which were earlier inaccessible due to bad weather.

  • Uttarakhand tragedy: 64 bodies found between Rambada, Kedarnath

    Uttarakhand tragedy: 64 bodies found between Rambada, Kedarnath

    With the weather clear at most places across Uttarakhand over the past few days, 64 more bodies were found lying over the ridges in Kedar valley and cremated with necessary rituals, a senior police officer said today.

  • Uttarakhand to set up separate Authority to regulate Kedar yatra

    Uttarakhand to set up separate Authority to regulate Kedar yatra

    With the June calamity extensively damaging infrastructure in Kedar valley, Uttarakhand government has decided to constitute a Kedarnath Development Authority to regulate the annual pilgrimage to the Himalayan shrine along the lines of the Vaishnodev...

  • Prayers to resume at Kedarnath shrine from September 11: Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna

    Prayers to resume at Kedarnath shrine from September 11: Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna

    Preparations are in place for resumption of prayers from September 11 at Kedarnath shrine in the flood-ravaged state of Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna said today.

  • Priests gear up to resume prayers at flood-ravaged Kedarnath

    Priests gear up to resume prayers at flood-ravaged Kedarnath

    Over two months after Kedarnath shrine was ravaged by devastating floods in Uttarakhand, efforts are on in full swing to ensure that prayers resume by September 11 as planned even as priests say that much will depend on weather conditions.

  • Uttarakhand aftermath: Employment now the biggest worry

    Uttarakhand aftermath: Employment now the biggest worry

    It's peak pilgrimage season in Kedarnath, yet everyone from the priests, hotel owners, tea stall vendors to the pony-owners are all penniless, dependent on relief ration and worried about their future.

  • Uttarakhand: 21 bodies cremated in Kedarnath

    Uttarakhand: 21 bodies cremated in Kedarnath

    At least 21 bodies, recovered from tonnes of debris in Kedarnath, were cremated today. This takes the number of bodies disposed of at the shrine to 140 since the start of operations over a month ago, police said.

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