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Uttarakhand government suspend Adi Kailash Yatra due to bad weather

Uttarakhand government suspend Adi Kailash Yatra due to bad weather

The annual Adi Kailash Yatra has been suspended by the Uttarakhand governmnet due to bad weather which has lead to several road blocks and landslides....
Char Dham Yatra begins in Uttarakhand, Gangotri-Yamunotri shrines open

Char Dham Yatra begins in Uttarakhand, Gangotri-Yamunotri shrines open

On the auspicious occasion of Akshay Tritiya, the revered Char Dham Yatra pilgrimage began as the shrines of Gangotri and Yamunotri were thrown open to the...
Char Dham Project: Rs. 1384 crore tunnel from Dharasu to Yamunotri approved

Char Dham Project: Rs. 1384 crore tunnel from Dharasu to Yamunotri approved

The Government of India today approved a tunnel that is a part of the ongoing Char Dham road project in Uttarakhand which aims to connect...
Kedarnath shrine to open for devotees on April 29

Kedarnath shrine to open for devotees on April 29

One of the Chota Char Dham in Uttarakhand, the revered Kedarnath shrine will open for devotees on April 29 according to the temple officials. As...
Kedarpuri Redevelopment Plan: Workers brave sub zero temperature to rebuild Kedarnath

Kedarpuri Redevelopment Plan: Workers brave sub zero temperature to rebuild Kedarnath

Around 200 workers are braving the blistering cold and working relentlessly to rebuild the Kedarnath after the 2013 flash floods that devastated the entire valley. ...
Kedarnath restoration work to begin mid-November: Rudraprayag DM

Kedarnath restoration work to begin mid-November: Rudraprayag DM

The restoration work at Kedarnath will begin latest by mid-November following PM Modi's visit at the holy shrine last month. The progress of all the...
Sajjan Jindal’s JSW Group and other corporates to rebuild Kedarpuri

Sajjan Jindal’s JSW Group and other corporates to rebuild Kedarpuri

Government of Uttarakhand has signed agreement with top corporations including JSW Group which would carry out the reconstruction works at Kedarpuri - the suburbs surrounding...
New road construction in Hemkund Sahib to shorten the trek distance

New road construction in Hemkund Sahib to shorten the trek distance

The arduous 16-km trek to the revered Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand will soon be reduced considerably - thanks to the ...
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...
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,...