Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 20:44
There was no failure on the part of the MeT department as it had issued warning of heavy to very heavy rains in Uttarakhand, just before the disaster, government has said.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 12:06
Cambodian police on Sunday said they were searching for a golden urn said to contain relics of the Buddha - including hair, teeth and bones - after it was stolen from a shrine.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 15:27
All it took to land Din Muhammed in a cell at an Afghan shrine, chained up and living on bread for 40 days, was an argument with his father.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 23:04
In a landmark judgement, Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday directed the government-appointed `Nazim` (administrator) of Ajmer dargah to take charge of collection and distribution of offerings at the shrine.
Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 17:05
Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra has appointed Dr Mandeep K Bhandari, Additional Chief Executive Officer (ACEO) of the Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, as its CEO with effect from on Friday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 18:51
Eight highly decomposed bodies were recovered from the debris at Kedarnath.
Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 17:18
A cabinet minister was among scores of Japanese parliamentarians who paid tribute at a controversial war shrine in Tokyo on Friday, in a move likely to anger China and South Korea.
Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 08:18
Japanese Internal Affairs Minister Yoshitaka Shindo visited the controversial Yasukuni Shrine for war dead, a move likely to anger Asian victims of Japan`s past aggression.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 19:22
Security at the famous Saibaba shrine here has been beefed up after the temple authorities received a letter threatening to trigger a blast on November 9 as also the Thakcerays` house in Mumbai, police said on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 10:55
At least twenty pilgrims were killed and more than 30 others were seriously injured when an overloaded mini truck carrying them fell in a deep gorge in Manguwal village in the district early Thursday.
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.
Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 01:03
Prayers at the Kedarnath shrine, suspended since the mid-June calamity in Uttarakhand, will resume on September 11, Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna said.
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