Muslims offer namaz in gurudwara on Eid-ul-Adha

Muslims offer namaz in gurudwara on Eid-ul-Adha

The HGPC chief said they have offered their space for offering namaz to the Muslim brethren under similar circumstances in the past as well.

Sep 02, 2017, 20:27 PM IST
Rishikesh-Badrinath highway closed after landslide, at least 1,000 stranded; rescue and relief operations on

Rishikesh-Badrinath highway closed after landslide, at least 1,000 stranded; rescue and relief operations on

The highway has been closed near Vishnuprayag, one of the five confluences of Alaknanda river, between Joshimath and Badrinath, the famous pilgrim spot in Uttarakhand.

May 20, 2017, 09:59 AM IST
Uttarakhand: Massive landslide strikes near Badrinath route, 15,000 tourists stranded

Uttarakhand: Massive landslide strikes near Badrinath route, 15,000 tourists stranded

At least 15,000 tourists are believed to have been stranded after a massive landslide occured near Vishnuprayag on Badrinath route in Uttarakhand on Friday. 

May 19, 2017, 20:30 PM IST

Rains lash Uttarakhand, snowfall at some places

The regional Met office said the rains would continue and in some parts hail storm and snowfall may also occur.

Mar 14, 2016, 10:02 AM IST

Road to Badrinath reopened after three-day disruption

 Badrinath national highway reopened to traffic after a three-day disruption caused by a stretch of road being washed away by rain.

Aug 19, 2015, 14:30 PM IST

Traffic restored on Rishikesh-Badrinath highway after a week

The annual Badrinath Yatra resumed on Tuesday after restoration of vehicular traffic on the Rishikesh-Badrinath National Highway, a week after it was closed due to landslides triggered by rains.

May 05, 2015, 15:33 PM IST

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.

Apr 30, 2015, 17:23 PM IST

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. 

Apr 29, 2015, 14:11 PM IST

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.

Apr 25, 2015, 13:54 PM IST

Ishwar Prasad Namburi becomes head priest of Badrinath

With the gates of Badrinath shrine scheduled to be reopened on May 5, Ishwar Prasad Namburi was on Friday formally given charge as the `Rawal` (head priest) of the famed Himalayan temple.

May 02, 2014, 20:17 PM IST

Angry relatives of molested minor storm ITBP camp

Angry relatives of a minor girl created a ruckus at the ITBP camp at Joshimath in Chamoli district, demanding action against a jawan who allegedly molested her.

Feb 27, 2014, 13:00 PM IST

Snowfall in Uttarakhand; icy winds in UP

With heavy snowfall in neighbouring Uttarakhand, the Met Office said the winter chill might return in Uttar Pradesh for a brief period.

Feb 08, 2014, 10:53 AM IST

Uttarakhand floods: Toll uncertain, hundreds still stranded

There was still no clarity over the number of deaths in the flood-ravaged Uttarakhand.

Jun 30, 2013, 11:59 AM IST

2,200 people evacuated from Govind Dham in Uttarakhand

About 2,200 pilgrims have been evacuated from Gurdwara Gobind Dham situated before famous Sikh pilgrimage Hemkunt Sahib in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand and safely brought to Joshimath.

Jun 21, 2013, 20:03 PM IST

Uttarakhand floods: Bahuguna heckled in Joshimath

Days after Uttarakhand got almost inundated due to flash floods and landslides, Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna faced the wrath of locals in Joshimath.

Jun 20, 2013, 14:30 PM IST

Harbhajan rescued by IAF

India cricketer Harbhajan Singh, who was stranded in Joshimath due to incessant rains while on a pilgrimage, was on Wednesday rescued and taken to safety by the Indian Air Force.

Jun 19, 2013, 20:18 PM IST

Russian tourist found dead in Dronagiri

A female tourist from Russia, who had come from Joshimath for trekking in the Upper Himalayas, was found dead under mysterious circumstances.

May 09, 2013, 22:06 PM IST