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A year after tragedy, U`khand people remember a braveheart

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 13:56

It is a little over a year since a natural calamity of catastrophic proportions hit Uttarakhand but people in the affected areas are still singing paeans to the bravery of Darshan Lal who saved hundreds of lives in Kedar valley when the deluge struck.

Odisha woman awaits her husband`s return from U`khand

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 13:39

A woman is still waiting for the return of her husband, who went missing in the flash floods in Uttarakhand though a year has passed since then.

No repeat of extent of damages caused by rains last year: Centre, U`khand

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 00:36

The Centre and Uttarakhand government on Monday assured the Supreme Court that all measures have been put in place to prevent a repeat of the scale and extent of the damages caused by excessive rain and flash flood in the state last year.

Chardham yatra to start on May 2

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 19:19

All preparations are complete for the start of Chardham yatra from May 2 with the road from Rudraprayag to Joshimath on way to Badrinath fully black-topped and the snow-clogged highway leading to the Himalayan shrine cleared of snow and opened to traffic, Chief Secretary Subhash Kumar on Sunday said.

Uttarakhand eyes tourism recovery; gears up for Chardham Yatra

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 11:03

Uttarakhand, recovering from an unprecedented natural disaster last year, is all geared up to revive its tourism sector and pinning hopes on a good response to the annual Chardham Yatra beginning next month.

Badrinath shrine closes marking end of Chardham Yatra

Last Updated: Thursday, November 17, 2011, 18:59

The portals of the famous Himalayan shrine of Badrinath today closed for pilgrims for winter, signalling the end of Chardham Yatra in Uttarakhand.

`Chardham` yatra suspended due to rains

Last Updated: Saturday, July 09, 2011, 15:32

The `Chardham` yatra in Garhwal Himalayas was temporarily suspended on Saturday due to inclement weather and landslides.

Chardham yatra routes clear for traffic

Last Updated: Thursday, July 07, 2011, 20:53

With the reopening of disrupted Rishikesh-Gangotri national highway, the routes to all the four Himalayan shrines have been cleared for vehicular traffic, officials said here on Thursday.

Helicopter service starts for Chardham yatra

Last Updated: Sunday, May 08, 2011, 18:06

A helicopter service to airlift pilgrims to the Chardhams -- Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri -- was on Sunday started in Uttarakhand.

Chardham Yatra resumes

Last Updated: Friday, September 10, 2010, 22:36

After remaining suspended for two days due to landslides triggered by heavy rains, the `Chardham Yatra` in the Garhwal Himalayas resumed today.

Rains kill 4 in U`khand, Chardham Yatra halted

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 08, 2010, 15:50

Four more persons were killed and `Chardham Yatra` was halted as heavy rains lashed Uttarakhand today paralysing normal life with most of the rivers flowing at danger level.

Chardham yatra ends with closure of Badrinath portals

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 17, 2009, 18:32

The annual pilgrimage to Chardham comprising Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri ended on Tuesday with the closure of portals of Badrinath for the winter period.