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Devotees! Now you can get a glimpse of sacred Mount Kailash from Lipulekh in Pithoragarh

Devotees! Now you can get a glimpse of sacred Mount Kailash from Lipulekh in Pithoragarh

No need to travel to China anymore for Kailash-Mansarovar Yatra. Now devotees can get a glimpse of sacred Mount Kailash from the Indian soil itself....
After Dehradun, Haridwar to become Smart Religious City

After Dehradun, Haridwar to become Smart Religious City

After including Dehradun capital in the Smart City list, the central government has reached an agreement to turn the revered city of Haridwar into a...
First batch of pilgrims to Kailash Mansarovar Yatra flagged off

First batch of pilgrims to Kailash Mansarovar Yatra flagged off

To make their sojourn to India’s most popular spiritual tour to Kailash Mansarovar, the first batch of a total of 55 pilgrims including 16 women,...
Sikh pilgrimage site Hemkund Sahib to open for pilgrims today

Sikh pilgrimage site Hemkund Sahib to open for pilgrims today

The revered Sikh pilgrimage site in Uttarakhand - Hemkund Sahib - will open its doors for pilgrims at 9 AM on Thursday morning. On Wednesday, tourism...
Undercover DM travels as a pilgrim, files case against heli agency

Undercover DM travels as a pilgrim, files case against heli agency

Not only the weather but sometimes the government bodies bring great surprises for the people of Uttarakhand as this time District Magistrate, Mangesh Ghildiyal has...
10 Days Rainfall Alert on Char Dham Pilgrim Route

10 Days Rainfall Alert on Char Dham Pilgrim Route

The Char Dham pilgrims may have to wait a little longer to commence the yatra to the four revered Hindu shrines of India as the...
Forget about drinking the water of Ganga is even unfit for bathing, finds an RTI

Forget about drinking the water of Ganga is even unfit for bathing, finds an RTI

Finding its mention in several Hindu myths and legends, the holy river Ganga which is often used to cleanse or detoxify the negative energies of...
Char Dham Railway Project: Routes for Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath confirmed

Char Dham Railway Project: Routes for Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath confirmed

Northern Railways - one of the 17 railway zones of India - have finalized the report pertaining to the Char Dham railway project  which will connect the...
Uttarakhand government prohibits sale of tobacco products near 3 major Sikh pilgrimages

Uttarakhand government prohibits sale of tobacco products near 3 major Sikh pilgrimages

Keeping in mind the religious sanctity, Uttarakhand government have prohibited the sale of tobacco products within the 5-km radius of 3 revered Sikh pilgrimage sites...
Uttarakhand’s Super Natural Tourism to take the world by storm

Uttarakhand’s Super Natural Tourism to take the world by storm

To lure the tourists coming from all seven continents of the world in search of spirituality, bliss and for getting drenched in the cultural diversity...
Saddled on Garuda, Lord Badri makes his spiritual Sojourn to Badrinath Dham

Saddled on Garuda, Lord Badri makes his spiritual Sojourn to Badrinath Dham

With the echoes of shlokas and mantras suffused in the air, the auspicious Garud Chad Fair was successfully held in Joshimath on Wednesday. Following the...
PM Modi and Prez Pranab Mukherjee to visit Kedarnath & Badrinath Dham in May

PM Modi and Prez Pranab Mukherjee to visit Kedarnath & Badrinath Dham in May

The scorching summery month of May will bring relief to many Char Dham Pilgrims as their spiritual sojourn will be blissful, safe and momentary this...
Jai Bholenath! Baba Kedar doli leave Ukhimath for Kedarnath, kapaat to open at 3 May

Jai Bholenath! Baba Kedar doli leave Ukhimath for Kedarnath, kapaat to open at 3 May

The sacrosanct doli of revered Lord Kedarnath has left Ukhimath and is on its way to Kedarnath shrine situated amidst the lofty Himalayan peaks. On Sunday,...
Bookings Full in Badrinath Dham till June month

Bookings Full in Badrinath Dham till June month

This year Badrinath Dham will expect a record-breaking number of tourists. The portals of Badrinath shrine will open from May 6 but the condition is...
Hurry Up! today is the last date to apply for Kedarnath Heli Service

Hurry Up! today is the last date to apply for Kedarnath Heli Service

Last year, 12 companies rendered their air services to Kedarnath The preparations for starting the air services to Kedarnath has begun at the governmental level....
No Package System for Special Prayer sessions held at Badri-Kedar Temples

No Package System for Special Prayer sessions held at Badri-Kedar Temples

Now the devotees will not be able to avail the special packages for conducting the prayers sessions at the Badrinath and Kedarnath temples as the...
Portals of Gauramai, Shanidev & Annapurna temple now Open for Devotees

Portals of Gauramai, Shanidev & Annapurna temple now Open for Devotees

Now the ardent followers of the Himalayan deities can head on a spiritual sojourn to Uttarakhand as the portals of Gauramai, Shanidev and Annapurna temples...
Kedarnath’s glorious history to be carved on the temple wall

Kedarnath’s glorious history to be carved on the temple wall

The 350 metres long and 12 feet high RCC defensive wall designed to safeguard the Kedarnath temple will be soon be covered with intricate 3D...
Three years on, KMVN still to start Jeep service to Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Three years on, KMVN still to start Jeep service to Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

The Jeep service proposed for the Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims travelling via the traditional route passing through Kumaon region would have to wait another year, it...
Call of the Mystic: Devi Temples you must visit in Uttarakhand

Call of the Mystic: Devi Temples you must visit in Uttarakhand

Soak in the mystical aura of the celestial Devi temples perched in the Garhwal and Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. Bathe in the sanctity of the...