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This year`s char dham yatra not worth its name: BJP

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 16:53

Uttarakhand BJP questioned the rationale of the "haste" showed by the state government in starting the `char dham` yatra when roads damaged in the last year`s flash floods were "not repaired".

Yatra to Kedarnath remains suspended

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 13:00

With the Rishikesh-Kedarnath National Highway blocked at Doliyadevi near Fata and intermittent rains continuing, district authorities Thursday decided to keep the Kedarnath yatra suspended till July 26.

No let up in rains in Uttarakhand

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 01:12

There was no let up in heavy rains across Uttarakhand on Monday with landslides continuing to block traffic on the highways and keeping the char dham yatra suspended for the sixth consecutive day.

Char Dham Yatra halted: Country’s disaster management totters on the edge!

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 12:02

More than 50 million people are affected by natural disasters annually, but despite this the second most populous country in the world suffers from serious lack of disaster preparedness.

Uttarakhand rivers in spate; hundreds of pilgrims stranded

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 09:24

Hundreds of pilgrims continued to remain stranded in Uttarakhand on Thursday with heavy rains lashing the hill state.

Uttarakhand tragedy: Lessons not learnt, pain lingers

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 11:40

Time, it is said, is a great healer. For the hundreds of villagers in Uttarakhand who lost their homes and livelihoods in the flash floods last June 16 and for the thousands all over the country whose loved ones were washed away by the swirling waters, the passage of time has brought no solace. It has, however, added to their pain and anguish for nothing has changed in the hill state, touted as "Gods Own Land".

Uttarakhand CM announces reconstruction plan for Kedarnath shrine

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 16:08

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Saturday announced an elaborate reconstruction and rehabilitation programme for Kedarnath shrine and surrounding areas including erecting protective walls around the famed temple.

Kedarnath yatra halted after heavy snowfall, 144 pilgrims stranded

Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 14:50

A week after the opening of famous Kedarnath shrine, the yatra was put on hold after heavy snowfall and bad weather in the region, a report said on Sunday.

Badrinath shrine reopens amid chanting of Vedic hymns

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 11:46

Faith has won over fearful memories of deadly devastation in Uttarakhand. Amid recitals of Vedic hymns and blowing of conch shells, the holy shrine of Badrinath reopened on Monday, a day after prayers began at Kedarnath.

Kedarnath shrine re-opens almost a year after Uttarakhand floods

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 13:38

A year after the famous Kedarnath temple, which was marred by massive flash floods that had left hundreds of people dead and many others stranded, re-opened on Sunday.

2013 calamity to impact number of visitors to shrines: SP

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 15:10

Despite government endeavours to ensure safety of pilgrims and completing infrastructure development before the Char Dham yatra begins, officials feel that the fear psychosis of last year`s calamity will affect the flow of visitors to Kedarnath and other Himalayan shrines this year.

Two highways leading to Kedarnath, Badrinath blocked

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 01:00

Fresh snowfall in higher reaches and moderate showers in plains in Uttarakhand have left two highways leading to Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines in Garhwal Himalayas blocked, raising worries about timely start of the annual Char Dham pilgrimage on May two.