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Monday, July 13, 2020



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.

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.

Fourteen persons killed as minibus falls into gorge in Uttarakhand

September 03, 2018 9:06 pm

All the passengers in the minibus, who were residents of Bhankoli village in Uttarkashi district, were returning after performing a ‘puja’ ritual at Gangotri shrine.

'Puja' at Gangotri shrine suspended for half a day over recent gang-rape and killing of minor girl

August 21, 2018 1:18 am

On Friday night the victim was kidnapped from her house in Astal village, about 20 kilometres from Uttarkashi district headquarters. She was gang-raped near her house and was subsequently strangled to death. 

No lake formation near Gaumukh or along the course of river Bhagirathi: reports

December 15, 2017 4:13 am

The analyses of ISRO's satellite data for October 17 showed "minor pondage" near the snout of the Gangotri glacier, but "no blockage" was observed.

Uttarkashi bus accident: PM Modi announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh for kin of deceased

May 24, 2017 1:04 pm

"My prayers & solidarity with those who lost their loved ones in the unfortunate bus accident in Uttarkashi. May the injured recover soon," the Prime Minister tweeted

Uttarkashi bus accident: Special train arranged to bring bodies to Madhya Pradesh

May 24, 2017 10:31 am

A bus carrying 29 pilgrims from Uttarkashi to Gangotri, fell into the river near Uttarakhand's Dharasu area.

Uttarkashi: At least 22 pilgrims dead as bus falls into Bhagirathi river

May 24, 2017 10:03 am

The bus was carrying around 29 passengers.

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.

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.


Cold wave disrupts life in North India

February 15, 2016 5:03 am

Shimla/ Uttarakhand, Feb 15 (ANI): People in Shimla and upper reaches of Uttarakhand on Monday struggled to carry out their daily activities after temperatures plummeted due to a fresh spell of snowfall in the region. People lit bonfires and wore layers of clothes to keep themselves warm. The minimum temperature recorded in Shimla, which has been receiving snowfall since Saturday, was 3° Celsius and would further dip at night. Shimla is experiencing severe cold conditions throughout the day and night. It has become very difficult to work. We have to keep sitting next to bonfires to keep ourselves warm.In Uttarakhand, Border Roads Organisation (BRO) personnel were seen clearing the snow from the roads using bulldozers in Gangotri region.