India | 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 | Press Trust of India | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 11, 2014
Pilgrim traffic to the shrine has seen a 90 per cent drop this year.
India | 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 | 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.
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.