NGO moves green tribunal against chopper services in Kedarnath

NGO moves green tribunal against chopper services in Kedarnath

Voicing concern over the looming threat to the flora and fauna due to operation of helicopters in the eco-sensitive zone at Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary in Uttarakhand, an NGO has approached the National Green Tribunal seeking closure of such services.

Aug 23, 2015, 11:14 AM IST

Rishikesh-Badrinath highway remains closed for sixth day

The Rishikesh-Badrinath National Highway in Chamoli district remain closed for the sixth day on Sunday following rain-triggered landslides.

May 03, 2015, 22:54 PM IST

Adi Badri temple reopened after month-long closure

The sacred portals of Adi Badri temple were ceremoniously reopened on Wednesday after a month-long closure for winter.

Jan 14, 2015, 13:34 PM IST

400 pilgrims visit Kedarnath by air post monsoon

Over 400 pilgrims have visited Kedarnath temple by air since resumption of chopper service to the Himalayan shrine earlier this week after monsoon.

Sep 22, 2014, 20:15 PM IST

Two pilgrims die of cardiac arrest in U`khand

Two elderly women pilgrims died of heart attack on Saturday in Chamoli district enroute the famous high altitude Himalayan shrines of Uttarakhand.

Jun 01, 2013, 19:28 PM IST

Russian tourist found dead in Dronagiri

A female tourist from Russia, who had come from Joshimath for trekking in the Upper Himalayas, was found dead under mysterious circumstances.

May 09, 2013, 22:06 PM IST

Three of a Bengal family among four killed in accident

Four persons, including three members of a family from West Bengal, were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in fell into a gorge near Lolti area in Chamoli district, police said on Friday.

Nov 16, 2012, 15:16 PM IST

Hemkund Sahib reopens for pilgrims

Portals of the famous Sikh shrine of Hemkund Sahib were on Friday reopened after a gap of more than six months, official sources said.

Jun 01, 2012, 21:31 PM IST