29 Jul 2014
Dehradun: The Badrinath yatra part of the annual Hindu pilgrimage of Char Dham Yatra was halted following heavy rain in Uttarakhand, an official said on Tuesday.
17 Jul 2014
Dehradun: A day after yatra to Kedarnath was suspended; the pilgrimage to another major Himalayan shrine, Badrinath, in Uttarakhand was stalled today in view of the weatherman's prediction of heavy rains in the area.
16 Jul 2014
Dehradun: The annual Hindu pilgrimage of Char Dham that takes devotees to Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines was halted on Wednesday following heavy rain in Uttarakhand, officials said.
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.
14 May 2014
Gopeshwar (Uttarakhand): Pilgrimage to Badrinath shrine in Garhwal Himalayas resumed on Wednesday as the weather cleared up even as landslides blocked the pedestrian road between Sonprayag and Gaurikund on way to Kedarnath where the yatra has been suspended till May 16.
05 May 2014
New Delhi: After Kedarnath shrine was reopened for devotees amid elaborate rituals early on Sunday, the sacred portals of Badrinath were reopened after a five-month winter break on Monday.
16 Jun 2014
Rio De Janeiro: Two days of near non-stop rain have dumped a month's worth of precipitation on the World Cup city of Natal, leading to a flood alert and raising worries that the deluge could affect the US team's debut match against Ghana.
06 Jun 2014
Colombo: Floods caused by days of torrential rain have displaced over one lakh people in Sri Lanka, the latest government data showed on Friday.
13 May 2014
Dehradun: Snowfall in the higher reaches of Garhwal Himalayas and intermittent rains in lower areas affected the Char Dham yatra on Tuesday with pilgrimage to the famous Kedarnath shrine suspended till May 16 and yatra to Badrinath halted temporarily.
24 Jun 2014
Hyderabad: In a bid to identify the victims of last year's Uttarakhand floods tragedy, city-based Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD) with the state government is trying to contact relatives of missing persons and obtain blood samples for DNA matching.