Ravinath Raman, the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Board, said that the Gangotri priests took the decision on Tuesday to bar the pilgrims from other states.
Updated on Jul 30, 2020 02:15 PM IST
The decision has been taken by the priests at the shrine in the wake of the increasing number of Covid-19 cases in the Himalayan state.
Updated on Jul 28, 2020 05:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Uttarkashi/Dehradun |Vipin Negi | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
The water of Gangers considered to be holy and soil from the four pilgrimages of Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri will be sent to Ayodhya.
Updated on Jul 26, 2020 03:40 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dehradun |Suparna Roy | Posted by Abhinav Sahay
The report points out that the occurrence of landslides has been enhanced by vertical or near-vertical cuts without sufficient slope vulnerability analysis in the fragile Himalayas.
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 05:50 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dehradun |Suparna Roy
The Uttarakhand government announced on Thursday morning that the Rishikesh-Gangotri NH was blocked for traffic, as debris had fallen from mountains near Bhatwadi in Uttarkashi district.
Updated on Jul 16, 2020 05:09 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dehradun/Uttarkashi |Suparna Roy
Pilgrims to Uttarakhand’s Char Dham shrines have to undergo thermal scanning and sanitisation before they are allowed to enter the premises. Wearing of masks has also been made compulsory at all the shrines.
Updated on Jul 07, 2020 08:24 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dehradun/Uttarkashi |Suparna Roy | Edited by Anubha Rohatgi
Kartikey Hari Gupta, the counsel representing intervenor, Rural Litigation and Entitlement Kendra (RLEK), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), in the matter that is supporting the state government’s stand, said the court over the past week had heard all the parties concerned and reserved its judgment in the matter.
Updated on Jul 07, 2020 08:36 PM IST
Dehradun | Neeraj Santoshi
Uttarakhand reported 66 fresh Covid-19 cases on Wednesday.
Updated on Jul 02, 2020 08:59 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Dehradun |HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
A priests’ body in Uttarakhand that has representatives from all the major shrines in the hill state, has opposed the state government’s proposed move to start the annual Char Dham yatra from June 8.
Updated on Jun 03, 2020 06:25 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dehradun |Suparna Roy and Vipin Negi
Animal rights activists in the state are trying to raise funds to rehabilitate these animals by their owners who are pout of work after the Char Dham yatra was cancelled.
Published on May 05, 2020 09:11 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dehradun |Suparna Roy
The state government plans to enact the Chardham Shrine Management Board Act 2019 to oversee the management of Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath.
Updated on Nov 28, 2019 05:42 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Dehradun | Kalyan Das
Pilgrims are flocking the place in record numbers every year.
Updated on Sep 13, 2019 01:19 PM IST
A rescue operation is underway by local administration and police to rescue the injured who are feared to be trapped under the debris at the accident site in the state’s Rudraprayag district
Updated on Dec 21, 2018 03:50 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dehradun |HT Correspondent
After the 2013 tragedy, there was a dip in the number of tourists visiting Uttarakhand. As per the tourism department’s data, 2.85 crore people visited Uttarakhand in 2012. The number fell down to 2.11 crore in 2013.
Updated on Oct 04, 2018 03:13 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dehradun | , DehradunNitika Kakkar
Addressing a rally in Nathdwara, Raje said that the BJP government has carried out works that were not done in the past.
Updated on Aug 05, 2018 11:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | HT Correspondent
Two persons have died and three buried under rubble after a cloud burst led to a major chunk of a hill to collapse.
Updated on Jul 20, 2018 12:51 PM IST
Indo Asian News Service | HT Correspondent
Five years down the line, Kedar valley that bore the brunt of the flashfloods, looks a different place, courtesy the large scale reconstruction works being carried out on a war footing
Updated on Jun 15, 2018 10:55 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Sonprayag | Kalyan Das
Ratan Aswal, social activist from Garhwal, said he has documented the muck disposal in the Ganga basin. He added that the impact of the “illegal activity” was now clearly visible.
Updated on May 25, 2018 10:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dehradun | Anupam Trivedi
With just five days left for the opening of portals of Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines, the first batch of pilgrims visiting the shrines left from Haridwar on Tuesday
Updated on Apr 24, 2018 10:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Haridwar |Sandeep Rawat