Preparations on for Kedarnath shrine ahead of Char Dham Yatra

 The Uttarakhand government has constituted a 40-member team of officials to inspect and review the condition of roads in the state ahead of the annual Char Dham Yatra, officials said on Wednesday.

Uttarakhand: MI 26 helicopter lands at Kedarnath, to speed up restoration work

Indian Air Force (IAF) brought an MI 26 helicopter with an objective to speed up restoration works. The helicopter landed successfully on its trial run at newly built helipad at the Kedarnath shrine.

Kedarnath Yatra suspended till July 29

Kedarnath yatra was on Sunday further suspended due to bad weather till July 29 after opening for a brief four hours.

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

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.

Expert team to assess restoration works at Kedarnath shrine

An expert team on Wednesday left for Kedarnath to assess the restoration works carried out at the eight century shrine, which was hit by the deluge in Uttarakhand last year.

Uttarakhand CM announces reconstruction plan for Kedarnath shrine

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Saturday announced an elaborate reconstruction and rehabilitation programme for Kedarnath shrine and surrounding areas including erecting protective walls around the famed temple.

Kedarnath Yatra suspended for fourth day due to bad weather

The Kedarnath Yatra remained suspended for the fourth consecutive day Tuesday due to adverse weather conditions, officials said.

Kedarnath shrine re-opens almost a year after Uttarakhand floods

A year after the famous Kedarnath temple, which was marred by massive flash floods that had left hundreds of people dead and many others stranded, re-opened on Sunday.

Prayers to resume at Kedarnath shrine from Sept 11: U`khand CM

Prayers at the Kedarnath shrine, suspended since the mid-June calamity in Uttarakhand, will resume on September 11, Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna said.

Cracks in Kedarnath temple, sanctum sanctorum safe: ASI

Huge cracks have developed in some places in the Kedarnath shrine, although the sanctum sanctorum has escaped damage, according to ASI.

Kedarnath shrine may get ropeway

The Uttarakhand government is exploring the possibility of constructing ropeway to the Kedarnath shrine, an official said on Tuesday.

ASI team to visit Kedarnath shrine today

A team of experts from Archaeological Survey of India is likely to visit the Kedarnath temple in Uttarakhand on Sunday to assess the quantum of damage caused by the flood fury and restoration required for the shrine.

ASI team to visit Kedarnath shrine

A team of experts from Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will visit the Kedarnath temple in Uttarakhand to assess the quantum of damage caused by the flood fury and restoration required for the shrine.

Uttarakhand floods: Dhari Devi’s wrath – myth or reality

However, much less than shaking people`s faith, the massive tragedy in Uttarakhand has reinforced their belief in the divine.

Cabinet Secy reviews Uttarakhand ops

Cabinet Secy Ajit Kumar Seth Thursday held a review meeting with top central and Uttarakhand government officials and issued directions to speed up rescue operations in the flood-ravaged state.

Thousands of flood-hit without food in Uttarakhand

As the skies cleared Thursday, rescue and evacuation operations picked up in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand but those who survived the nature`s fury alleged major food shortages.

No Kedarnath-Badrinath pilgrimage for three years

Pilgrimage to the shrines of Kedarnath and Badrinath in Uttarakhand cannot resume for three years due to extensive damage caused by heavy rains and floods, an official said on Thursday.

Parties asks workers to assist in relief work in Uttarakhand

Different political parties in Uttarakhand including the ruling Congress and BJP, Wednesday asked their workers to offer help to the district administration in supplying relief material to people affected by the natural calamity.

Kedarnath town is in debris but temple safe: Uttarakhand CM Vijay Bahuguna

While the relief and rescue operation is in full swing in Uttarakhand, which has been completely devastated by unprecedented flash floods, CM Vijay Bahuguna on Wednesday said that the famous Kedarnath Shrine temple is safe.

Kedarnath tragedy: PM, Sonia review situation, toll mounts to 150

The Kedarnath valley in Uttarakhand was completely devastated after unprecedented flash floods hit the area and other parts of the hill state.