Char Dham, tourist spots in Uttarakhand safe: Minister

Dismissing apprehensions of visitors planning to cancel their bookings for Uttarakhand in the wake of the latest earthquake in Nepal, the state government on Wednesday said Char Dham yatra routes and all tourist spots are absolutely safe and there is no need to worry.

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.

Manthan Badrinath special: The heaven on Earth!

Today on Manthan's Badrinath special watch the heaven on Earth!

300 people from Odisha stranded after landslide in Uttarakhand

About 300 people from Odisha were among many pilgrims standard at a place between Joshimath and Govindghat along the Rishikesh-Badrinath National Highway since April 28 last due to a landslide followed by heavy rains at Vishnuprayag in Uttarakhand.

Know when the devotees won't be able to visit Badrinath

Know when the devotees won't be able to visit Badrinath only on Manthan.

Over 3,000 en route to Badrinath stranded after landslide

Over 3,000 pilgrims were left stranded on the route leading to Badrinath shrine on Wednesday due to landslides, officials said. 

Manthan special: Panchshila-Badrinath can make your wishes come true

Manthan special: Watch how Panchshila-Badrinath can make your wishes come true.

Heavenly spectacle of Badrinath shrine in Uttarakhand

Manthan: Watch the heavenly spectacle of Badrinath shrine in Uttarakhand which was opened for devotes yesterday after a six-month winter break.

Badrinath shrine to open on Sunday

The `kapaat` (portals) of the Badrinath shrine in Uttarakhand will open for devotees on Sunday, an official said on Saturday.

Day 1 of Char Dham Yatra logs increased footfalls

After two years, Char Dham Yatra - an annual Hindu pilgrimage in the hill state of Uttarakhand - finally showed signs of picking up on its first day, officials said on Wednesday.

Chardham yatra: BJP to send its MLAs to assess preparations

With the 'chardham yatra' scheduled to begin on April 21, main opposition BJP in Uttarakhand on Thursday said it will send its MLAs to areas close to the four Himalayan shrines to take stock of the condition of roads and other arrangements for devotees on the route.

Fresh snowfall in Kedarnath, Badrinath shrines

Fresh snowfall in the higher reaches including Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines in Garhwal Himalayas and rain in lower areas on Friday affected normal life in the hill districts of Uttarakhand.

Kedarnath shrine to reopen on April 24

The sacred portals of Kedarnath shrine will be reopened on April 24 this year.

Fresh snowfall in hills, cold conditions return

Fresh snowfall in the higher reaches of Garhwal Himalayas, including the famed Himalayan shrines, and light showers coupled with icy winds in the lower areas revived freezing cold conditions in Chamoli district on Monday.

Ranji Trophy: Vidarbha post 583/9 declared; reduce Saurashtra to 20/2
Ranji Trophy: Vidarbha post 583/9 declared; reduce Saurashtra to 20/2

Having posted a massive first innings total of 583 for nine declared, Vidarbha reduced Saurashtra to 20 for two at the end of the second day's play of their Ranji Trophy Group B cricket match here today.

Ranji Trophy: Vidarbha post 583/9 declared; reduce Saurashtra to 20/2
Ranji Trophy: Vidarbha post 583/9 declared; reduce Saurashtra to 20/2

Having posted a massive first innings total of 583 for nine declared, Vidarbha reduced Saurashtra to 20 for two at the end of the second day's play of their Ranji Trophy Group B cricket match here today.

Badrinath Temple to close for winter on November 27

Badrinath Temple, one of the four Char Dhams, will close for winters on November 27 this year. Badrinath Temple is shut down during winters every year. It remains closed for almost 4 months.

Purohits in Uttarakhand to get pension

The Uttarakhand government has decided to grant a pension of Rs 800 per month to purohits living in the hills to stop their migration to the plains in search of livelihood, a senior official said here on Saturday.

Anil Ambani takes 'Swachh Bharat' campaign to Badrinath, Kedarnath

Taking forward Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative to rid the country of litter and rubbish, Reliance Group chairman Anil Ambani ojn Saturday cleaned the Badrinath and Kedarnath temple premises and area around it to spread the message of 'Swachh Bharat'.

Now, 'Char Dham Yatra' in winter

Priests and temple committees concerned have unanimously approved a proposal to start an annual yatra to places where the char dham deities are worshipped during their winter sojourn.