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Oil PSUs commit Rs 100 cr to Badrinath revamp: ‘In process’ before Covid

May 09, 2021 1:27 am

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said the move “would help attract tourists to the state”, adding that oil PSUs would also contribute to the development of Kedarnath, Uttarkashi, Yamunotri and Gangotri.

Portals of Badrinath thrown open

May 15, 2020 4:01 pm

After the gates were opened, the first puja was performed on behalf of Prime Minister Narendra Modi praying for the welfare of mankind.

MoU inked for developing ghats in Badrinath, Gangotri

February 28, 2020 3:45 am

The MoU was signed by Ashok Kumar Singh, Executive Director, NMCG; Rajeev Kshetrapal, Director, Indorama Industries, and trust member of Indorama Charitable Trust and Uday Raj Singh, Project Director, SPMG-Uttarakhand.

Badrinath shrine reopens after winter break

May 10, 2019 2:21 pm

Elaborate rituals preceded the formal opening. Around 10,000 devotees visited the high altitude shrine on opening day, a temple committee official said.

Yamunotri Chota Char Dham Yatra: How to reach there, where to stay and why is it important to devotees

April 28, 2019 2:03 pm

Despite the four sites of Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath being located pretty close to each other, the higher mountain regions makes it pretty impossible to have any direct road connection between them.

Uttarakhand: Bus on way to Badrinath overturns; 2 women pilgrims killed, 15 injured

June 10, 2018 10:27 pm

The accident occurred near the Bageshwar bridge on the Rishikesh-Badrinath Highway, a police press release said. One woman was killed on the spot and the other during treatment at a hospital, it said.

Helicopter accident in Badrinath kills one, pilots suffer injuries

June 10, 2017 11:20 am

The engineer on board died after he got strangled in the blades of the chopper.

Over 3 lakh more pilgrims visit chardham this season

May 23, 2017 3:23 pm

The rise in the number of pilgrims to visit the chardham this season shows their growing confidence in the reconstruction work carried out by the state government in the area after the devastating floods of 2013.

Landslide on Badrinath route, 500 pilgrims stranded

April 30, 2015 9:28 pm

A landslide had occurred in Hathi Parbat before the Badrinath yatra commenced on April 26.

A year after Uttarakhand flashfloods, portals of Kedarnath Shrine to reopen on May 4  

February 27, 2014 3:28 pm

While Badrinath will be opened on May 5, Gangotri and Yamunotri will be opened for devotees on May 2, on the occasion of Akshya Tritiya.