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Thursday, Feb 27, 2020

Badrinath

Nov 20, 2019 07:54
Over 10 lakh pilgrims visited Kedarnath this year, Badrinath welcomed over 12.44 lakh pilgrims. Over 4.65 lakh pilgrims visited Yamunotri and over 5.30 lakh pilgrims went to Gangotri this year. Sikh shrine of Hemkund Sahib witnessed over 2.40 lakh pilgrims... read more
Nov 18, 2019 07:28
The gates of ‘chardham’, a set of four pilgrimage sites in Garhwal Himalayas, including Badrinath are closed every year in October-November for devotees due to extreme cold conditions. read more
Oct 26, 2019 16:05
Accompanied by his son Akash, Mukesh Ambani arrived by a helicopter in Badrinath at around 8.30 am, said a Badrinath-Kedarnath Mandir Samiti spokesman. read more
Oct 26, 2019 11:12
Mukesh Ambani had also visited Kedarnath temple- considered the abode of Lord Shiva- during his May visit. read more
Oct 15, 2019 12:08
Rajinikanth is on a pilgrimage to the Garhwal Himalayas. Arriving on Sunday, he visited his guru’s ashram and plans to visit Badrinath and Kedarnath too. read more
Sep 30, 2019 04:50
The highway was blocked on Saturday around 2pm after boulders fell from the mountain due to heavy rainfall. After clearing the debris, the road was opened around 11am on Sunday, when over 3900 pilgrims stranded on the way, breathed a sigh of relief as... read more
Jul 16, 2019 21:35
As per the Hindu beliefs, no religious ritual can be performed during the lunar eclipse. Accordingly, temples remain closed for a specified period of time before, after and during an eclipse. read more
May 19, 2019 15:03
After spending over 15 hours meditating at a holy cave near the Kedarnath shrine, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday arrived at Badrinath, another temple in Uttarakhand’s revered ‘Char Dham’. read more
May 18, 2019 10:08
The Prime Minister was expected to also review the reconstruction works in the area. read more
Nov 09, 2018 19:19
Amid chanting of hymns and rituals, the gates of the Kedarnath and Yamunotri shrines closed for the winter recess on Friday. The Gangotri temple closed on Thursday while the Badrinath shrine would close for winter on November 20. read more
Aug 05, 2018 09:14
A government official has claimed that the famed Badrinath temple aarti was written by a local revenue collector Dhan Singh Bartwal, which is contrary to the popular belief that a Muslim devotee wrote the invocation. read more
Jul 23, 2018 22:31
The Uttarakhand high court on Monday directed the Central and state governments to file a reply by August 27 on whether Badrinath shrine could be declared as a national heritage. read more
Jun 13, 2018 21:54
The Uttarakhand cabinet on Wednesday gave nod to Micro Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) policy in a bid to give to push to industrialisation in the hilly areas of the state read more
Jun 08, 2018 21:53
The Chardham all-weather road project being implemented in the geologically volatile Uttarakhand Himalaya will be based on the concept of sustainable roads read more
May 26, 2018 21:46
Pilgrims booking a helicopter package for Chardham yatra have to shell out 15-16 per cent more following a hike in royalties and parking charges by authorities in Uttarakhand, evoking a strong protest from the Business Aircraft Operator Association read more