Haridwar

Give us one opportunity and you'll stop voting for other parties: AAP's Arvind Kejriwal tells auto-taxi drivers in poll-bound Uttarakhand

Kejriwal said that there is no government in India that has taken care of its auto-taxi people. "The auto people of Delhi consider me as their brother," he said.

Nov 21, 2021, 12:27 PM IST

Sawan 2021: Date, significance, rituals in Shravan month

The holy month of Sawan is finally here. It is also known as the month of the Shravan and holds a great significance in the lives of people who follow Hinduism. 

Jul 25, 2021, 11:45 AM IST

Guru Purnima 2021: Negative RT-PCR report not older than 72 hrs , no 'snan' for devotees, says Haridwar district admin

The measures have been taken keeping in mind the COVID-19 pandemic and the possibility of a third wave

Jul 23, 2021, 11:34 AM IST

Maha Kumbh fake COVID-19 test scam: Action will be taken against private labs found guilty, says Uttarakhand govt

It may be recalled that the Uttarakhand government had recently ordered the Haridwar district administration to file an FIR against some private labs accused of conducting fake COVID-19 tests during the Kumbh Mela.

Jul 07, 2021, 10:59 AM IST

Isolate for 14 days: Telangana govt directs Kumbh Mela returnees amid spike in COVID-19 cases

Amid the rise in COVID-19 cases in Telangana, the state health department has urged people returning from the Kumbh Mela in Uttarakhand to isolate for 14 days. 

Apr 24, 2021, 09:17 AM IST

COVID-19: Delhi mandates two-week home quarantine for Kumbh Mela returnees

The Delhiites who visited Kumbh Mela or will be travelling up till April 30, are also required to upload their contact details on the link at the Delhi govt portal.

Apr 18, 2021, 07:58 AM IST

Kumbh Mela 2021 'Shahi Snan' in Haridwar on April 14, lakhs of devotees expected to take holy dip

Kumbh Mela 2021 third 'shahi snan' will take place on Wednesday the preparations undertaken by the police administration is said to be complete. 

Apr 13, 2021, 22:40 PM IST

Haridwar orders closure of all educational institutions till April 15

All educational institutions in Uttarakhand's Haridwar will be closed from April 9 to 15. 

Apr 07, 2021, 23:15 PM IST

Coronavirus at Kumbh Mela 2021, around 300 COVID-19 cases reported from Haridwar in last 4 days

The coronavirus has reached Kumbh Mela 2021 with as many as seven saints at Krishna Ashram located in Shankaracharya Chowk testing positive for the infection. 

Apr 03, 2021, 17:54 PM IST

Prior to Haridwar Mahakumbh, COVID-19 cases rise by 250 per cent in one week

The number of COVID-19 cases in the Haridwar has surged by a whopping 250 per cent in the last week in comparison to the first week of March. The test positivity rate on Friday (March 26) was thrice of what it was on the first day of March.

Mar 27, 2021, 14:48 PM IST

Fresh COVID guidelines for Haridwar Maha Kumbh 2021, here's what can be expected

The Uttarakhand government is expected to issue fresh guidelines for millions of devotees who are expected to attend the upcoming Maha Kumbh Mela 2021 in Haridwar.

Mar 24, 2021, 13:29 PM IST

Kumbh Mela 2021: Important dates, COVID-19 guidelines, registration link - All you need to know

This year, the fair will be organised for a shorter span. 

Mar 21, 2021, 14:03 PM IST

Devotees take holy dip in Haridwar on Maha Shivratri

On Maha Shivratri, Lakhs of devotees of Lord Shiva has gathered at the Mahakumbh in Haridwar for the most auspicious first Shahi Snan. Country immersed in devotion to Shiva on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri.

Mar 11, 2021, 19:34 PM IST

Video : Scores of devotees arrive at Har Ki Pauri ghat for shahi snan on mahashivratri

महाशिवरात्रि के मौके पर देशभर के शिव मंदिरों में पूजा पाठ के लिए श्रद्धालुओं की भीड़ उमड़ रही है.

Mar 11, 2021, 10:52 AM IST

Haridwar Mahakumbh 2021: First 'shahi snan' of Haridwar Mahakumbh at Maha Shivratri.

This is the first 'shahi snan' of Mahakumbh started at Haridwar on the special occasion of Maha Shivratri. In view of the 'shahi snan' of Naga Baba and the sadhus, common devotees have been allowed to bathe after 7 AM. There is a lot of agile preparation from the police administration regarding the first bath of Mahakumbh.

Mar 11, 2021, 10:50 AM IST

Maha Shivratri 2021: First 'Shahi Snan' of Haridwar Kumbh Mela today; CCTVs and drones deployed for surveillance

For today’s shahi snan, an elaborate security arrangement has been made to ensure the safety and security of devotees. As per reports, around 5000 security personnel, hundreds of CCTVs and drones have been deployed by the Haridwar Kumbh Mela administration for surveillance.

Mar 11, 2021, 08:40 AM IST

Preparations in full swing in Haridwar for Kumbh Mela, first holy bath on 'Shivratri'

Devotees will be required to register on the web portal of the Mela and their documents would be validated first before they are issued e-passes. According to State Chief Secretary Om Prakash, People violating COVID-19 SOPs at 2021 Kumbh Mela Haridwar, will be prosecuted.

Mar 10, 2021, 10:24 AM IST

All urban local bodies in Uttarakhand’s Haridwar declared 'slaughterhouse-free' ahead of Kumbh Mela

The Uttarakhand government has issued an order declaring all urban local bodies in Haridwar “slaughterhouse-free” areas. The state government has also cancelled the licenses and clearances given to these slaughterhouses to operate in the past.

Mar 04, 2021, 11:47 AM IST

Kumbh Mela 2021: Indian Railways prepares for surge in passengers at Haridwar

Kumbh is not only a religious pilgrimage, but one of the largest mass gatherings at one place. The Kumbh meal is celebrated four times over a course of 12 years and spans four locations namely Prayagraj, Haridwar, Ujjain and Nashik.

Mar 01, 2021, 09:31 AM IST

Centre issues guidelines for Kumbh Mela 2021 in Haridwar; see details

As per the SOP, all devotees desirous of attending the mela must register with Uttarakhand government. They also have to obtain a compulsory medical certificate from Community health centre or district hospital or medical college in their states.

Jan 24, 2021, 18:47 PM IST