India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 5, 2013
Braving icy winds and a light snowfall, scores of pilgrims including those from abroad thronged the Kedarnath temple to witness the closure ceremony.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 23, 2013
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.
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 | Tania Saili Bakshi | Friday September 27, 2013
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 ...
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 25, 2013
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.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 15, 2013
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.
India | Written by Sidharth Pandey | Friday September 13, 2013
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...
India | Reported by Sidharth Pandey (with inputs from PTI); edited by Mala Das | Wednesday September 11, 2013
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.
India | Written by Sidharth Pandey | Wednesday September 11, 2013
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...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 10, 2013
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.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday September 9, 2013
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.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 7, 2013
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.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik (With Inputs from Agencies) | Saturday September 7, 2013
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.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 5, 2013
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.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 4, 2013
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...
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 1, 2013
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.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday August 23, 2013
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.
India | Written by Ketki Angre | Tuesday August 20, 2013
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.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 7, 2013
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.