Kedar valley

900 pilgrims evacuated in Uttarakhand, Chardham yatra not suspended, says Rawat

900 persons were on Friday evacuated by choppers from Kedar valley, Hemkund Sahib and Badrinath areas with nearly half a dozen roads and bridges in Chamoli and Rudraprayag districts damaged by first monsoon showers and yatra to the Himalayan shrines severely affected for the second consecutive day.

Jun 27, 2015, 01:19 AM IST
Hand over Kedarnath reconstruction work to Centre: Koshiyari tells Rawat

Hand over Kedarnath reconstruction work to Centre: Koshiyari tells Rawat

Claiming that all reconstruction work in Kedar Valley has been done by the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (NIM), BJP MP and former Uttarakhand chief minister Bhagat Singh Koshiyari has asked the state government to accept its "failure" in rebuilding efforts and approach the Centre to take over the entire exercise.

Oct 23, 2014, 17:23 PM IST

44 skeleton remains found in Kedar valley so far

A year after a massive deluge hit Uttarakhand causing extensive damage to areas close to Kedarnath, authorities have so far recovered 44 skeletal remains of the victims from the valley since March this year.

Jun 18, 2014, 15:24 PM IST

Helping hand of NGO brings ray of hope to widows of Deoli

The wounds are too deep to heal even a year after this ill-fated hamlet in Kedar valley came to be known as the "village of widows".

Jun 15, 2014, 19:21 PM IST

Special task force to search for bodies near Kedarnath

With human skeletal remains still being found in Kedar valley, the Uttarakhand government today constituted a special task force to conduct intensive combing operations in the forests adjoining Kedarnath in search of bodies.

Jun 14, 2014, 19:40 PM IST

More workers to be deployed for Kedarnath route reconstruction

In a bid to speed up reconstruction of roads on `char dham` pilgrimage route, the Uttarakhand government decided to deploy 800 workers on the Gaurikund-Rambada stretch en route to Kedarnath.

Apr 09, 2014, 20:01 PM IST

Uttarakhand tragedy: 64 bodies found in Kedar valley

With the weather clear at most places across Uttarakhand over the past few days, 64 more bodies were found lying over the ridges in Kedar valley.

Sep 05, 2013, 12:09 PM IST

Intermittent rains lash Uttarakhand, search on to trace official

Intermittent rains lashed Uttarakhand on Thursday even as efforts were on to trace SDM Ajay Arora, who was swept away by the waters of Mandakini.

Aug 01, 2013, 20:51 PM IST