11 Apr 2014
Balasore (Odisha): Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday accused the Congress of remembering the country’s poor only during the time of elections.
11 Apr 2014
Mumbai: Uttarakhand, recovering from an unprecedented natural disaster last year, is all geared up to revive its tourism sector and pinning hopes on a good response to the annual Chardham Yatra beginning from May.
01 Apr 2014
Dehradun: The sacred portals of Gangotri shrine in the Himalayas will be thrown open to devotees on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya on May 2 to mark the beginning of the annual Char Dham pilgrimage this year.
31 Mar 2014
Shimla: Rain and floods in tribal Kinnaur district and massive devastation in neighbouring Uttarakhand in the June deluge hit Himachal Pradesh's tourism industry in 2013 and tourist inflow dropped by 6.30 per cent as compared to 2012.
13 Jul 2013
A lake formed after melting of glaciers at Satopanth in Chamoli district posed fresh danger to the rain-ravaged areas of Badrinath, Joshimath and Karnaprayag, prompting the administration to issue an alert.
03 Mar 2014
Dehradun: Nine months after a catastrophic deluge wreaked havoc in Uttarakhand, work on the damaged infrastructure in the danger zones identified on Badrinath highway is yet to begin, main Opposition BJP on Sunday alleged.
04 Feb 2014
Dehradun: The sacred portals of Badrinath shrine will be thrown open for devotees in the wee hours on May 5, after a five-month winter break.
01 Oct 2013
Almost four months after flash floods and heavy rains led to the halt of the annual "Char Dham Yatra" in Uttarakhand, the religious trip to Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines is scheduled to open for people on October 5, officials said on Tuesday.
27 Feb 2014
Gopeshwar (Uttarakhand): The sacred portals of the Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath will be thrown open for devotees on May 4 after a six month closure during winter when the area remains snowbound.
02 Jul 2013
Rescue of pilgrims stranded in Badrinath came to an end on Tuesday with about 150 of them being safely evacuated even as the administration struggled with the task of supplying relief materials to remote parts of Uttarakhand where food grain shortage has been reported in 170 villages.