Rain hits normal life in Uttarakhand

Normal life was disrupted in Uttarakhand as rains battered most parts of the hill state on Monday, officials said.

Cloudbursts, rainfall in Tehri district of Uttarakhand; Gangotri-Kedarnath road closed, pilgrims stranded

Cloudbursts, rainfall in Tehri district of Uttarakhand; Gangotri-Kedarnath road closed, pilgrims stranded

Heavy rains triggered a series of cloudbursts and landslides in Tehri district of Uttarakhand on Saturday, bringing residential houses under loads of debris and blocking highway leading to Kedarnath Temple.

The wait ends! Badrinath shrine opens post winter break

The wait ends! Badrinath shrine opens post winter break

One of the most popular and revered shrines of India situated in the Himalaya, stay closed during winters.

Char Dham yatra begins with reopening of Badrinath shrine

The annual Char Dham pilgrimage has begun with the reopening of the portals of Badrinath shrine in the Garhwal hills after the winter break amid chants of Vedic hymns.

Char Dham Yatra 2016: Know more about these places

Char Dham Yatra 2016: Know more about these places

The pilgrimage spans for a period of six months after remaining closed for six months in the winters.

SHOs with innovative ideas on Char Dham Yatra to be rewarded

The new Uttarakhand DGP has announced that police station in-charges who come up with innovative ideas for better coordination of Char Dham Yatra beginning next week will get cash rewards.

Uttarakhand turns to trekking to boost tourist footfalls

Uttarakhand turns to trekking to boost tourist footfalls

Go trekking is the new credo for Uttarakhand Tourism, as it aims to garner more footfalls to the hill state.

Portals of Badrinath to reopen on May 11

The sacred portals of the Himalyan shrine of Badrinath will be thrown open to devotees on May 11.

Snow, rain in Uttarakhand bring back winter chill in Uttar Pradesh

 The winter chill returned to most parts of Uttar Pradesh, including Lucknow, on Monday following heavy snowfall and rains in neighbouring Uttarakhand.

Juvenile Justice Bill passed but Nirbhaya yet to get justice; will continue our fight: Mother

Juvenile Justice Bill passed but Nirbhaya yet to get justice; will continue our fight: Mother

On Tuesday, the Rajya Sabha cleared the Juvenile Justice Bill with members cutting across party lines supporting it.

Mobile app on Badrinath Yatra launched

Badrinath pilgrimage now has a smartphone app!

Govt to celebrate 'Safe Uttarakhand' day

Enthused by the success of ongoing Char Dham Yatra, which is being held for the third consecutive season since the 2013 disaster, the state government has decided to organise programmes on November 24 to celebrate 'Safe Uttarakhand' to attract more pilgrims to the state.

Road to Badrinath reopened after three-day disruption

 Badrinath national highway reopened to traffic after a three-day disruption caused by a stretch of road being washed away by rain.

Uttarakhand: Char Dham Yatra resumes

The annual Char Dham Yatra to Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, Yamunotri and Hemkund Sahib, which was hindered due to landslide near the Uttarkashi-Gangotri Marg, resumed on Monday.

Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat assures safety to Char Dham yatris

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Monday said that each person taking up the Char Dham yatra is the responsibility of the state government.

Fraud postal agent turned baba lands in CBI net after 10 yrs

Nearly a decade after he gave a slip to enforcement agencies, law finally caught up with seer Durgesh Maharaj of Badrinath, who in his earlier avatar of a postal agent had allegedly duped people of Rs 2.63 crore by selling forged Kisan Vikas Patras.

Yatra to Badrinath, Hemkund Sahib goes on amid heavy rains

Heavy rains on Tuesday failed to dampen the spirit of devotees bound for Badrinath and Hemkund Sahib as yatra to the famed Himalayan shrines in Uttarakhand went on uninterrupted with the Chief Minister ordering heavier deployment of SDRF, police and administrative personnel on sensitive points along the route.

Yatra to Badrinath resumes

 Yatra to Badrinath was resumed today after a gap of five days with breached stretches along the highway to the Himalayan temple repaired while 80 pilgrims stranded in Ghanghariya on their way back from the Sikh shrine of Hemkund Sahib were rescued by choppers.

Yatra to Badrinath, Hemkund remains disrupted for fourth day

Yatra to Badrinath, Hemkund remains disrupted for fourth day

Yatra to Badrinath and the Sikh shrine of Hemkund Sahib in Chamoli district remained disrupted for the fourth consecutive day on Sunday even as the administration continued to evacuate pilgrims stranded on way to the Himalayan shrines in Uttarakhand.