char dham yatra

Uttarakhand: Massive landslide strikes near Badrinath route, 15,000 tourists stranded

Uttarakhand: Massive landslide strikes near Badrinath route, 15,000 tourists stranded

At least 15,000 tourists are believed to have been stranded after a massive landslide occured near Vishnuprayag on Badrinath route in Uttarakhand on Friday. 

May 19, 2017, 20:30 PM IST
''Char Dham Yatra'' sees record footfall

''Char Dham Yatra'' sees record footfall

Post the 2013 flash floods that killed thousands, the pilgrimage had evoked lukewarm response over the past few years.
 

May 17, 2017, 09:27 AM IST
Char Dham Yatra 2017: Here’s when the pilgrimage commences

Char Dham Yatra 2017: Here’s when the pilgrimage commences

Hindu pilgrims visit these places to attain salvation. The Char Dham Yatra considered as one of the most auspicious pilgrimages. 

Apr 13, 2017, 10:16 AM IST

Uttarakhand govt bans liquor in three districts in the wake of Char Dham Yatra​

The Uttarakhand Government on Friday imposed a ban on the sale of liquor in Uttarkashi, Chamoli and Rudraprayag districts.

Mar 31, 2017, 11:30 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi's gift to those preparing for Char Dham yatra: Here are the details

PM Narendra Modi's gift to those preparing for Char Dham yatra: Here are the details

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also address a public rally at the Dehradun’s Parade ground.

Dec 27, 2016, 08:41 AM IST

Survey to begin in December on rail link to Uttarakhand's Char Dham

Work on the important Rishikesh-Karnprayag railway line would start by 2016 end.

Nov 25, 2016, 15:13 PM IST

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.

May 30, 2016, 22:26 PM IST
Annual 'Char Dham' pilgrimage begins from today, portals of Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri opened for public

Annual 'Char Dham' pilgrimage begins from today, portals of Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri opened for public

The annual 'Char Dham' pilgrimage in Uttarakhand will begin from Monday on the auspicious ‘Akshaya Tritiya’ festival with the reopening of the Gangotri and the Yamunotri shrines in the Garhwal Himalayas.

May 09, 2016, 08:54 AM IST

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.

May 03, 2016, 15:04 PM IST

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.

Sep 29, 2015, 15:39 PM IST

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.

Aug 19, 2015, 14:30 PM IST

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.

Jul 13, 2015, 12:19 PM IST

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.

Jul 07, 2015, 00:34 AM IST

Char Dham Yatra to continue normally, says Harish Rawat

Assuring the safety of the `Char Dham yatris`, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Saturday said the yatra will continue normally despite the incessant rains in the state.

Jun 27, 2015, 13:17 PM IST

Char Dham, tourist spots in Uttarakhand safe: Minister

Dismissing apprehensions of visitors planning to cancel their bookings for Uttarakhand in the wake of the latest earthquake in Nepal, the state government on Wednesday said Char Dham yatra routes and all tourist spots are absolutely safe and there is no need to worry.

May 13, 2015, 15:04 PM IST

Harish Rawat to invite PM to take part in Char Dham Yatra

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Friday said he would invite Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take part in the Char Dham Yatra.

Apr 24, 2015, 22:11 PM IST

Kedarnath shrine opens its gates for devotees

The gates of the ancient Kedarnath shrine were thrown open for devotees amid elaborate rituals early Friday morning.

Apr 24, 2015, 12:49 PM IST

Day 1 of Char Dham Yatra logs increased footfalls

After two years, Char Dham Yatra - an annual Hindu pilgrimage in the hill state of Uttarakhand - finally showed signs of picking up on its first day, officials said on Wednesday.

Apr 22, 2015, 11:21 AM IST
Char Dham Yatra begins today

Char Dham Yatra begins today

Amid frequent rains and snowfall in Uttarakhand, the annual Char Dham Yatra will begin on Tuesday, with the opening of the gates of Gangotri and Yamunotri shrines on the auspicious occasion of "Akshaya Tritiya".

Apr 21, 2015, 04:52 AM IST

BJP submits report on Char Dham Yatra preparations to Governor

The Opposition BJP on Monday submitted a report to Uttarakhand Governor Krishna Kant Paul regarding "improper" arrangements of the annual Char Dham Yatra beginning Tuesday.

Apr 21, 2015, 02:26 AM IST