India News | Edited by Arun Nair | Tuesday December 27, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday laid the foundation stone for Char Dham highway project in Uttarakhand. A sum of 12,000-crore has been sanctioned for the 900-km-long highway project that will improve connectivity between the four pilgrimage centres - Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri.
India News | Tuesday December 27, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed a public rally in Dehradun in Uttarakhand where crucial assembly elections will be held soon. This morning, PM Modi also inaugurated the Chardham highway which will improve connectivity between the four pilgrimage centres - Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday October 29, 2016
The post office at Kedarnath shrine which was washed away in the 2013 flash floods, has been restored and started operations, an official said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 17, 2016
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today sought to absolve himself of responsibility for human remains being found in the Kedar Valley three years after the 2013 disaster, putting the blame squarely on his predecessor Vijay Bahuguna on whose orders search operations had been winded up.
India News | Thursday October 13, 2016
More than three years after the 2013 flash floods which killed thousands of people in Uttarakhand and left a trail of devastation, some human skeletal remains have been found in a thickly forested area there.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 28, 2016
President Pranab Mukherjee today paid obeisance at the Kedarnath shrine in Uttarakhand on the second day of his three-day visit to the hill state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 24, 2016
The Centre's ambitious Chardham project to provide all-weather connectivity to Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri and Gangotri in Uttarakhand got a shot in the arm with the Finance Ministry sanctioning an extra budgetary support of Rs 2,070 crore for the project.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 12, 2016
The chopper service to the shrine of Kedarnath in Uttarakhand has been wound up following heavy rains and inclement weather, an official said today.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday July 4, 2016
The annual pilgrimage of the Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand continued to be disrupted for the third day on Monday as many roads leading to the shrines remained blocked by landslides, an official said.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 22, 2016
President Pranab Mukherjee today could not pay obeisance at the Kedarnath temple as his chopper failed to land due to inclement weather.
Blog | Hridayesh Joshi | Saturday June 18, 2016
In June 2013, when the mountain came down tumbling across the Kedar Valley and the rivers breached their banks, places like Sonprayag - an important spot en-route to Kedarnath shrine - were completely destroyed.
India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Tuesday May 31, 2016
The Uttarakhand government, in an effort to revive tourism, will re-open the Valley of Flowers National Park for tourists from Wednesday.
India News | Tania Saili Bakshi | Sunday May 8, 2016
Closed for nearly six months, the shrines of Uttarakhand - better known as the Chardham - will re-open for pilgrims this coming week. While Yamnotri, Gangotri and Kedarnath open tomorrow (May 9), Badrinath will open on May 11.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 10, 2015
The National Green Tribunal today declined to prevent flying of helicopters in the eco-sensitive zone at Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary in Uttarakhand and asked the state to issue specific directions in consonance with the aviation policy.
India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Thursday November 26, 2015
As portals of Kedarnath in Uttarakhand closed for pilgrims for the winter with the drop in mercury on November 13, the region is still buzzing with reconstruction activity at the heart of which is a daring helicopter crew lifting loads up to 600 kg at an altitude of 11,600 feet.
Others News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 25, 2015
A couple from Madhya Pradesh took compensation from both Uttarakhand and Madhya Pradesh governments after producing false documents to show that their two teenaged children had perished in the 2013 flashfloods in Kedarnath.
India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Thursday October 22, 2015
Gates of the famous Badrinath shrine will be closed for devotees from November 17, ending this year's 'Char Dham' yatra
India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Thursday October 8, 2015
Kedarnath, the Himalayan town famous or an eighth century Lord Shiva temple, could soon be a hub for adventure sports in Uttarakhand.
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.