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 Gaurikun...
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 t...
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...
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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 8, 2014
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat yesterday said the second phase of restoration works at Kedarnath, which had suffered huge destruction due to the last year's floods, has begun.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 12, 2014
Yatra to Kedarnath was halted on Sunday following fresh snowfall at the famous Himalayan shrine and adjoining areas which bore the brunt of last year's calamity.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 11, 2014
Pilgrim traffic to the shrine has seen a 90 per cent drop this year.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 8, 2014
State-run helicopter operator Pawan Hans today said it will commence a daily air-passenger service for the pilgrims to Kedarnath Yatra from next Monday at a minimal fare.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 4, 2014
Sacred portals of the Kedarnath temple were reopened to devotees amid elaborate rituals early this morning, about a year after the Himalayan shrine was marred by flash floods that had left hundreds of people dead and many others stranded.