Gangotri

PM expresses concern over growing problem of alcoholism

PM expresses concern over growing problem of alcoholism

Modi was addressing people associated with the Umiya Sansthan, a socio-religious organisation, in Haridwar through video conference on the inauguration of Ma Umiya Dham Ashram.

Oct 05, 2017, 14:30 PM IST
Heavy rainfall likely in Uttarakhand

Heavy rainfall likely in Uttarakhand

Alert for heavy to very heavy rains has been sounded for Uttarkashi, Bagheshwar, Nainital, Pithoragarh and Chamoli districts.

May 29, 2017, 09:06 AM IST
At least 24 pilgrims killed as bus plunges into gorge in Uttarakhand; PM Narendra Modi announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh

At least 24 pilgrims killed as bus plunges into gorge in Uttarakhand; PM Narendra Modi announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief over the tragic incident and expressed solidarity with the kin of the deceased.

May 24, 2017, 09:19 AM IST
Major mishap in Uttarakhand, at least 22 dead as bus carrying pilgrims falls into Bhagirathi river; CM announces ex-gratia

Major mishap in Uttarakhand, at least 22 dead as bus carrying pilgrims falls into Bhagirathi river; CM announces ex-gratia

In a tragic incident, at least 22 persons lost their lives whereas almost eight others received injuries after a bus ferrying pilgrims plunged into the Bhagirathi river near Nalupani here on Tuesday evening.

May 23, 2017, 22:32 PM IST
Rishikesh-Badrinath highway closed after landslide, at least 1,000 stranded; rescue and relief operations on

Rishikesh-Badrinath highway closed after landslide, at least 1,000 stranded; rescue and relief operations on

The highway has been closed near Vishnuprayag, one of the five confluences of Alaknanda river, between Joshimath and Badrinath, the famous pilgrim spot in Uttarakhand.

May 20, 2017, 09:59 AM 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

Rail connectivity for Char Dham pilgrims soon

The existing rail heads or the nearest railway stations to the proposed Char Dham are Doiwala, Rishikesh, and Karanprayag.

May 11, 2017, 13:10 PM 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
Ganga – This VIDEO of the divine river will make your jaw drop! WATCH

Ganga – This VIDEO of the divine river will make your jaw drop! WATCH

Here’s a video featuring the incredibly gorgeous journey of the river Ganga.

Mar 16, 2017, 10:09 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

Gangotri shrine to close today for six months

Gates of the famous Hindu shrine, Gangotri, will close for winter recess on Monday, an official said.

Oct 31, 2016, 09:08 AM IST
Char Dham Yatra still disrupted by weather

Char Dham Yatra still disrupted by weather

The Yamunotri and Gangotri highways are open for traffic.

Jul 04, 2016, 09:10 AM 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

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.

May 12, 2016, 12:27 PM IST
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.

May 09, 2016, 16:01 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
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.

Apr 30, 2016, 11:43 AM IST
NIH scientists to use water isotopes tracer tech to track Ganga's origin

NIH scientists to use water isotopes tracer tech to track Ganga's origin

Several studies on Ganga have been conducted at Bhojwasa near the Gangotri glacier where one of NIH's observatories are situated. So far, research has favoured Gaumukh as the origin of the sacred river Ganga.  

Oct 29, 2015, 16:45 PM IST

Gayatri Pariwar to clean up ghats from Gangotri to Gangasagar

 Gayatri Pariwar to clean up 200 ghats of river ganga from Gangotri to Gangasagar under Nirmal Ganga Jaal Abhiyaan.

Oct 18, 2015, 19:29 PM IST