27 Nov 2014
Dehradhun: Doors of the famous Badrinath temple in Garhwal Himalayas were closed on Thursday for winters, concluding the Charm Dham Yatra.
22 Nov 2014
Cuttack: Orissa High Court has asked the state government to make proper and foolproof arrangements for every devotee to pay obeisance to the deities at Jagannath Temple in Puri during Nabakalebar festival next year. The HC order came on Friday while adjudicating over a PIL concerning the safety and security of the devotees during the mega festival next 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.
15 Nov 2014
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Vrindavan on Sunday to lay the foundation stone for building Lord Krishna's 'Chandrodaya' temple, which is expected to be thrice as the height of 72.5 metre-high Qutub Minar.
28 Apr 2012
After a gap of six months portals of famous Himalayan shrine Kedarnath on Saturday reopened for pilgrims. The temple, situated in Rudraprayag district at a height of 3,584 meter, was reopened at 0715 hours in the morning according to 'mahurat'.
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.
14 Nov 2014
Mathura: To keep monkeys at bay during President Pranab Mukherjee's visit to Banke Behari temple in Vrindavan on November 16, the district administration had decided to deploy langurs but it had to abort the plan following outcry from wildlife activists.
12 Nov 2014
Lucknow: President Pranab Mukherjee will be visiting the famous Bankey Bihari temple in Vrindavan on November 16, officials said on Wednesday. A high-level security arrangement has been made for the presidential visit since the temple is located in a very narrow lane.
16 Nov 2014
Vrindavan (UP): The holy town of Vrindavan should strive to become the world center for spiritual enlightenment, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Sunday after performing a special "puja" for the construction of the world tallest Shri Krishna temple here.
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.