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Hemkund Sahib opens for pilgrims

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 20:56

The portals of the famous Hemkund Sahib Gurdwara located in snow-capped Garhwal Himalayas were thrown open to pilgrims on Sunday.

Hemkund Sahib closes for winter break

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 18:29

Hundreds of Sikh pilgrims today offered prayers at Hemkund Sahib as portals of the famous shrine in Garhwal Himalayas were closed for a winter break.

Yatra to Kedarnath-Badrinath to resume on October 5

Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 19:42

Pilgrimage to the famous Himalayan shrines of Kedarnath and Badrinath will resume on October 5 with the start of the Navratras.

Hemkund Sahib opens to pilgrims after Uttarakhand floods

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 19:25

About 200 pilgrims visited the Hemkund Sahib in Garhwal Himalayas today after pilgrimage to the famous Sikh shrine resumed last Saturday.

Yatra to Hemkund Sahib resumes, first batch flagged off in Uttarakhand

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 21:50

Pilgrimage to Hemkund Sahib in Garhwal Himalayas resumed on Saturday from Govindghat after remaining suspended for over three months in the wake of the June flashfloods which had breached a 6-km stretch of the trek to the famed Sikh shrine.

Yatra to Hemkund Sahib resumes

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 14:21

Pilgrimage to Sikh shrine Hemkund Sahib in Uttarakhand, suspended since June 16 natural calamity, resumed with Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna flagging off batch of nearly 100 pilgrims from Govindghat.

Hemkund trust seeks alternative land from U`khand

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 15:22

An Uttarakhand-based Sikh trust has asked the state government to allot them land to set up a base camp at Govind Ghat for the pilgrims en-route to Hemkund Sahib.

`Over 400 stranded vehicle owners, drivers from Punjab safe`

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 09:26

Over 400 vehicle owners and drivers from Punjab stranded at Govind Ghat in rain-hit Uttarakhand are safe with steps being taken to sent them back home.

Senior Punjab IAS officer assaulted in Uttarakhand

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 08:50

A senior Punjab-cadre IAS officer, Kahan Singh Pannu, was allegedly assaulted by a group of stranded pilgrims from Punjab at Gobind Ghat in Uttarakhand.

Himalayan tsunami: Survivors all praise for Indian Army

Last Updated: Saturday, June 22, 2013, 19:06

Having several brushes with death, survivors of the Himalayan Tsunami which left a trail of destruction in Uttarakhand were all praise for Army, which they said has given them a second life.

Badal offers help to Uttarakhand govt for rescuing Sikh pilgrims

Last Updated: Monday, June 17, 2013, 21:02

Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal directed Chief Secretary to help Uttarakhand Government to rescue Sikh pilgrims stuck on Sri Hemkund Sahib due to heavy rain causing road blockades at several places.

Hemkund Sahib reopens for pilgrims

Last Updated: Saturday, May 25, 2013, 21:45

Devotees took a holy dip in the glacial lake at Sri Hemkund Sahib as the Sikh shrine in Uttarakhand`s Chamoli district reopened.