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.
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.
05 May 2014
Dehradun: Sacred portals of the Kedarnath temple were reopened to devotees amid elaborate rituals early on Sunday morning, about a year after the Himalayan shrine was marred by flash floods that had left hundreds of people dead and many others stranded.
15 Jul 2014
Chennai: The December 2004 tsunami sparked a debate in the Tamil Nadu Assembly with Chief Minister Jayalalithaa asserting she had extended aid and succour to the affected, while DMK chief Karunanidhi had not even visited his constituency, which was also hit by the disaster.
05 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Work on conservation of the Kedarnath temple complex, which was damaged in the massive landslides in Uttarakhand last year, is likely to be completed by October, an official release said.
11 Jul 2014
Kolkata: The institutional framework for disaster management in West Bengal is weak because of deficient functioning of the State Disaster Management Authority, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has noted.
11 Jul 2014
New Delhi: India has inked a loan agreement with World Bank for an assistance of USD 153 million (about Rs 920 crore) for the Odisha Disaster Recovery Project
05 Nov 2013
Dehradun: Chants of Vedic hymns reverberated in the air amid light snowfall as the sacred portals of the Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath, which bore the brunt of the June calamity in Uttarakhand, were closed on Tuesday for winter.
24 May 2014
Dehradun: The Kedarnath Yatra in Uttarakhand was halted on Saturday after landslides in Rudraprayag blocked the route that leads to the pilgrimage site, officials said.
12 May 2014
Dehradun: Pilgrimage to Kedarnath remained suspended for the second consecutive day on Monday due to snowfall at the Himalayan shrine and rain in the lower areas of Kedar valley.