25 Oct 2014
Dehradun: The sacred portals of Kedarnath and Yamunotri shrines in Garhwal Himalayas were closed on Saturday for winters after elaborate rituals held amid chanting of vedic hymns. Gates of Kedarnath, the most important of the four Himalayan shrines located in Uttarakhand were closed at 6 am for the season, the first after a devastating deluge ravaged large parts of Kedar Valley last year.
18 Oct 2014
Dehradun: The much-talked about meeting of Uttarakhand cabinet in Kedarnath will now be held at the Himalayan shrine on October 20 instead of October 21 as scheduled earlier.
23 Oct 2014
Kolkata: West Bengal ushered in Diwali and Kali Puja on Thursday with enthusiasm and fervour for both the occasions. With Diwali and Kali Puja falling on the same day, it is double celebrations for people here who are still in the mood of a post-Durga Puja hangover.
18 Oct 2014
Badrinath: Taking forward Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative to rid the country of litter and rubbish, Reliance Group chairman Anil Ambani on Saturday cleaned the Badrinath and Kedarnath temple premises and area around it to spread the message of 'Swachh Bharat'.
22 Oct 2014
Allahabad: Vishwa Hindu Parishad demanded that the BJP, having achieved a majority on its own in the Parliament under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, fulfil its commitment to the Ayodhya issue by facilitating the construction of a Ram temple at the disputed site.
20 Oct 2014
Lucknow: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Monday insisted that a "grand temple" be built in Ayodhya and hoped the Narendra Modi government will take up the issue seriously and fulfill BJP's poll promise.
20 Oct 2014
Mangalore: The Kudroli Gokarnanath Temple here is set to break the conventional practices this Diwali by allowing over 5,000 widows to offer pujas in the temple premises, authorities said.
17 Oct 2014
Lucknow: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Friday said the government has ample time till 2019 to act on the issue of construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya.
11 Oct 2014
Patna: The Income Tax Department has issued notice to Bodh Gaya's Mahabodhi temple, Buddhism's holiest shrine, for not filing annual return of its income of over Rs.100 crore through donations, an official said on Saturday.
06 Oct 2014
Dehradun: Drawing lessons from 2013 calamity at Kedarnath which caught thousands of pilgrims offguard, the state government has completed the digital mapping of Rudraprayag district which will help pilgrims heading for the Himalayan shrine to get weather updates on their mobile phone.