India News | Friday July 17, 2015
Incessant rains continued to pound Uttarakhand leading authorities to halt the pilgrimages to the shrine of Kedarnath and Yamunotri for a day.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 26, 2015
Heavy rains washed away a vital bridge over Mandakini river between Sonprayag and Gaurikund on way to Kedarnath in Himachal Pradesh this evening, official said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 25, 2015
Incessant overnight rains at many places in Uttarakhand today affected the Chardham Yatra with pilgrimage to the Himalayan shrines of Kedarnath and Badrinath being interrupted.
Blog | Anoop Nautiyal | Tuesday June 16, 2015
It was two years ago, on June 16-17 that the rain came in droves. Gushing waters, cloud bursts and flash floods at 12,000 feet above sea level wreaked havoc for several hours. Hundreds died within minutes and thousands more lost their lives during the next few days. Homes, bridges and roads simply caved in. This was the scene at Kedarnath, the abo...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 8, 2015
Skeletal remains of a human foot were found lying under a heap of rubble in a structure close to Kedarnath temple nearly two years after a catastrophic deluge hit the shrine and other parts of Uttarakhand in June 2013.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 26, 2015
The Chardham yatra began in its full swing today with the opening of doors of the famous Badrinath temple after a six-month winter break.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 24, 2015
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today said he would invite Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take part in the Char Dham Yatra.
Blog | Sandeep Phukan | Friday April 24, 2015
The decision to cover Rahul Gandhi's trek to Kedarnath temple was a last-minute one. I barely had 12 hours to plan everything before Rahul started his 17-km trek from Gaurikund - the last motorable point - to the Kedar Valley. I had to reach Gaurikund - a distance of nearly 450 kms from Delhi - by 11:30 am next morning.
India News | Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Friday April 24, 2015
Rahul Gandhi completed a trek to the famous Kedarnath shrine in Uttarakhand today and told reporters that he walked the 16-km trail because he hopes his journey will help boost tourism in the state, which was ravaged by floods two years ago.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 23, 2015
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today embarked on a yatra to Kedarnath by beginning his 16 km-trek up in the Uttarakhand mountains to pay obeisance at the temple.
India News | Reported by Sandeep Phukan, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Thursday April 23, 2015
After wowing his partymen with two Parliament speeches this week, Rahul Gandhi is off on a two-day trek to Kedarnath in the hill-state of Uttarakhand today. It is being described as a personal visit to the famous temple.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 22, 2015
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is will trek to the Kedarnath shrine on Friday, officials said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 29, 2015
The Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath which was marred by devastating deluge in 2013 is stable and its foundation was not damaged, an expert team of IIT-Madras has found.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 10, 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee today conferred Jnanpith award on eminent Hindi poet Kedarnath Singh for his outstanding contribution towards Indian literature.
Cities | Wednesday October 29, 2014
Undertrial prisoners on Tuesday staged a hunger strike in Mathura jail but called it off soon after authorities promised them proper treatment.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday October 20, 2014
This year's Kedarnath Yatra, dedicated to Lord Shiva, will end on October 25.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 27, 2014
Kedarnath yatra was today further suspended due to bad weather till July 29 after opening for a brief four hours.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Surabhi Malik (With Inputs from Agencies) | Thursday July 17, 2014
Incessant rain continued to lash many districts in the hill state of Uttarakhand overnight resulting in more landslides. After a fresh weather alert, the state government has suspended the 'chaar dhaam yatra' till Saturday as all roads leading to the Himalayan shrines of Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamnotri and Gangotri are blocked.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik (With Inputs from PTI) | Wednesday July 16, 2014
Uttarakhand rain: Heavy rain and landslides have once again disrupted the 'chaar dhaam yatra' in the hill state of Uttarakhand with all roads leading to the Himalayan shrines of Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamnotri and Gangotri blocked.
Thursday July 10, 2014
An integrated programme for the conservation of river Ganga with an outlay of Rs 2,037 crores has been proposed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his maiden budget today.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday July 5, 2014
Work on conservation of the Kedarnath temple complex, which was damaged in the massive landslides in Uttarakhand last year, is progressing and is likely to be completed by October, an official release said here on Friday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 16, 2014
The Kedarnath temple committee has expressed dissatisfaction over the restoration work being carried out by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) at the shrine which was damaged in last year's flash floods in Uttarakhand, but the government agency has squarely rejected these claims.
India News | Written by Sidharth Pandey | Monday June 16, 2014
A year after the Kedarnath tragedy, 26-year-old Poonam Tiwari still has nightmares. Her husband was among the priests at Kedarnath who are missing when flood waters came down the Kedar valley.
India News | Written by Tanima Biswas | Friday June 13, 2014
Exactly a year after the floods in Uttarakhand, that killed almost 6000 people, comes a book written by journalist Hridayesh Joshi who covered the tragedy extensively.