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Bhagyashree's Vrikshasana by river Ganges in Rishikesh is perfect fitness inspo

  • Bhagyashree takes her Yoga love to the mountains, performs Vrikshasana or Tree Pose while sharing the benefits of Tadasana or Mountain Pose by the river Ganges and that is all the workout motivation we need to brush aside Tuesday blues
Bhagyashree's Tadaasan near river Ganges in Rishikesh is perfect fitness inspo(Instagram/bhagyashree.online)
Bhagyashree's Tadaasan near river Ganges in Rishikesh is perfect fitness inspo(Instagram/bhagyashree.online)
Updated on Oct 12, 2021 07:02 PM IST
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By Zarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

From tattoos to yoga: A look at Janhvi Kapoor’s Thursday photo dump

Janhvi Kapoor is on a spree of posting pictures from her recent vacation on Instagram. Her Instagram profile is replete with stunning pictures of herself in a picturesque location, amidst the greens and the hills. With the hills and the rivers in the backdrop, Janhvi posed for mesmerising pictures. She recently flew off to her getaway with friends and since then, we have been wondering about the location of her girls trip. But no more. On Thursday, Janhvi shared a photo dump on her Instagram and shared snippets from her trip to Rishikesh.(Instagram/@janhvikapoor) 8
Janhvi Kapoor is on a spree of posting pictures from her recent vacation on Instagram. Her Instagram profile is replete with stunning pictures of herself in a picturesque location, amidst the greens and the hills. With the hills and the rivers in the backdrop, Janhvi posed for mesmerising pictures. She recently flew off to her getaway with friends and since then, we have been wondering about the location of her girls trip. But no more. On Thursday, Janhvi shared a photo dump on her Instagram and shared snippets from her trip to Rishikesh.(Instagram/@janhvikapoor)
Published on Oct 07, 2021 12:37 PM IST
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IRCTC to launch another Bharat Darshan Tourist Train, this time from MP on Oct 8

After operating a 'Bharat Darshan' special tourist train in August to promote religious tourism from Hyderabad to Statue of Unity, IRCTC is starting another special Bharat Darshan Tourist Train on October 8 which will run from Rewa station of Madhya Pradesh to Vaishno Devi Shrine.
IRCTC to launch another Bharat Darshan Tourist Train, this time from MP on Oct 8(Twitter/nam_indocen)
IRCTC to launch another Bharat Darshan Tourist Train, this time from MP on Oct 8(Twitter/nam_indocen)
Updated on Oct 06, 2021 11:04 AM IST
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ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi [india]

50 trains to run from new Yog Nagri railway station in Rishikesh during Kumbh

4 additional trains will be kept in reserve during the Kumbh fair, which will be used in case there is a spike in passenger numbers during the major festive bath known as Shahi Snaan.
Track laying work going on at Yog Nagri-Veerbhadra railway station in Rishikesh.(HT Photo)
Track laying work going on at Yog Nagri-Veerbhadra railway station in Rishikesh.(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 22, 2020 05:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Haridwar | By Sandeep Rawat | Edited by Abhinav Sahay

Air quality improves in 4 out of 5 Uttarakhand cities this Diwali compared to last year

The data released by the pollution control board states that this year the air quality improved by 39% in Rishikesh, 15.4% in Kashipur and around 2% in Haldwani and Haridwar compared to last year on Diwali day.
The pollution control board monitored air quality during Diwali in five major cities of Dehradun, Rishikesh, Kashipur, Haridwar and Haldwani. (Image used for representation).(PTI PHOTO.)
The pollution control board monitored air quality during Diwali in five major cities of Dehradun, Rishikesh, Kashipur, Haridwar and Haldwani. (Image used for representation).(PTI PHOTO.)
Updated on Nov 17, 2020 03:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Suparna Roy

Rishikesh: Around 30 river rafting guides test positive for Covid-19 as tourist inflow increases

River rafting had resumed in the state in the last week of September after a gap of almost six months
Since river rafting resumed in the state on September 26, Rishikesh has welcomed a little over 20,000 tourists.(Representational photo/ANI)
Since river rafting resumed in the state on September 26, Rishikesh has welcomed a little over 20,000 tourists.(Representational photo/ANI)
Published on Nov 09, 2020 03:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Kalyan Das

20 rafting guides in Haridwar contract Covid-19 in last 2 weeks

This comes a month after rafting activity resumed in Haridwar, Uttarakhand.  
File photo: Tourists enjoying river rafting in Rishikesh.(HT PHOTO)
File photo: Tourists enjoying river rafting in Rishikesh.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 30, 2020 07:05 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Haridwar | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena

American woman arrested for alleged obscene photoshoot in Rishikesh’s Lakshmanjhula

The American was accused of assisting a French woman in the photoshoot .
The alleged offence took place in August in Lakshmanjhula, a major tourist attraction in Rishikesh.(HT FILE PHOTO)
The alleged offence took place in August in Lakshmanjhula, a major tourist attraction in Rishikesh.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Published on Oct 18, 2020 06:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent

Rishikesh’s musical instrument maker was someone Dia Mirza will ‘never forget’

69-year-old Didgeridoo maker Mukesh Dhiman passed away of cardiac arrest at his residence in Rishikesh on October 11. Didgeridoo is considered as the oldest known musical instrument in mankind’s history.
Late Mukesh Dhiman playing Didgeridoo at his residence in Rishikesh.(HT Photo)
Late Mukesh Dhiman playing Didgeridoo at his residence in Rishikesh.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 17, 2020 12:01 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Kalyan Das | Edited by Sparshita Saxena

Rishikesh draws over 8,000 tourists for river rafting within 10 days of re-opening

Out of the 8,000 tourists, almost 6,000 visited Rishikesh over the last weekend.
Tourists enjoying river rafting in Rishikesh(HT PHOTO)
Tourists enjoying river rafting in Rishikesh(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 06, 2020 01:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent

Bungee jumping, other adventure sports kick-off in Rishikesh after 6 months

The operators of these activities have started taking bookings followed by the ease of restrictions on the incoming of tourists in the state under Unlock-5.
Adventure tourism activities like Bungee jumping, rafting other adventure sports started in Uttarakhand’s Rishikesh after 6 months.(Uttarakhand tourism department)
Adventure tourism activities like Bungee jumping, rafting other adventure sports started in Uttarakhand’s Rishikesh after 6 months.(Uttarakhand tourism department)
Updated on Oct 02, 2020 08:26 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Kalyan Das | Edited by Sparshita Saxena

BJP’s Uma Bharti, Covid-19 positive, admitted to AIIMS Rishikesh. She gives 3 reasons

Bharti tested Covid-19 positive on Saturday night after which she had isolated herself at an ashram in Pauri Garhwal district. She tested positive after visiting the Kedarnath shrine on September 21, where she offered prayers following all safety norms.
The BJP leader took to Twitter and informed that she had been shifted to AIIMS on Monday morning from Vande Mataram Kunj in Pauri Garhwal district.(ANI PHOTO.)
The BJP leader took to Twitter and informed that she had been shifted to AIIMS on Monday morning from Vande Mataram Kunj in Pauri Garhwal district.(ANI PHOTO.)
Updated on Sep 28, 2020 05:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sohini Sarkar

Labhanshu Sharma to launch bus journey from Rishikesh to London

Indian wrestler Labhanshu Sharma has planned a bus journey from Rishikesh to London.
It will be a 75-day long journey and the tour has been named “Incredible Bus Ride”.(Wikimedia Commons)
It will be a 75-day long journey and the tour has been named “Incredible Bus Ride”.(Wikimedia Commons)
Published on Sep 27, 2020 06:54 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

French woman shot ‘nude’ video at Rishikesh’s Lakshmanjhula, held

The woman said she shot the video to promote her business of bead necklaces.
The woman was later released by the police after they found her explanation credible.(HT Photo/Representative)
The woman was later released by the police after they found her explanation credible.(HT Photo/Representative)
Updated on Aug 29, 2020 12:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Kalyan Das | Edited by Abhinav Sahay

Covid-19 positive cases cross 7,000-mark in Uttarakhand

The state also reported deaths of four Covid-19 positive patients. A 21-year-old male Covid-19 patient died at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rishikesh on Wednesday due to refractory septic shock.
Two deaths were reported from Sushila Tiwari Government Hospital in Haldwani.(HT Photo)
Two deaths were reported from Sushila Tiwari Government Hospital in Haldwani.(HT Photo)
Published on Jul 30, 2020 10:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi

174 fresh Covid-19 cases take Uttarakhand’s tally over 1,000

A 52-year-old man undergoing treatment at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rishikesh who tested positive for Covid-19 on July 15, died on Saturday.
With 50 fresh cases in Dehradun district, the tally of overall positive cases crossed the 1000 in the district, the maximum for any district in the state.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
With 50 fresh cases in Dehradun district, the tally of overall positive cases crossed the 1000 in the district, the maximum for any district in the state.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Published on Jul 18, 2020 09:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun/Haldwani | By HT Correspondent| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi

AIIMS Rishikesh to treat neurological disorders among children in Uttarakhand

The multispeciality hospital has also introduced a doctor of medicine (DM) super-speciality course in paediatric neurology. AIIMS-Rishikesh is the fourth government institute in the country to start this prestigious course and first in Uttarakhand, Professor Ravi Kant, director, AIIMS, Rishikesh said.
The paediatric neurology division will provide state-of-the-art and comprehensive healthcare services for children with epilepsy, cerebral palsy, encephalitis and other complex neurological disorders.(Shutterstock image)
The paediatric neurology division will provide state-of-the-art and comprehensive healthcare services for children with epilepsy, cerebral palsy, encephalitis and other complex neurological disorders.(Shutterstock image)
Published on Jul 10, 2020 01:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent

Brazilian man commits suicide in Rishikesh after separation from British partner

The Brazilian had been living in the ashram at Muni ki Reti area of Rishikesh with his partner, a 34-year-old British woman, since March 17. He allegedly committed suicide on Thursday evening.
Police found a suicide note in which the man said he was depressed as his partner had left him. The note quoted from the Bhagwad Gita, saying he would now meet God, police officials said.(Representative image)
Police found a suicide note in which the man said he was depressed as his partner had left him. The note quoted from the Bhagwad Gita, saying he would now meet God, police officials said.(Representative image)
Updated on Jun 05, 2020 05:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Kalyan Das

Plan to auction Tirumala temple properties kicks up row, chairman clarifies

Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) is mulling the idea of auctioning 50 immovable properties located at different places in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Rishikesh in Uttarakhand.
On April 30, the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams listed out as many as 23 properties situated in various parts of Tamil Nadu, including Vellore, Kancheepuram and Thiruvalluvar districts, for auctioning.(HT FILE PHOTO.)
On April 30, the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams listed out as many as 23 properties situated in various parts of Tamil Nadu, including Vellore, Kancheepuram and Thiruvalluvar districts, for auctioning.(HT FILE PHOTO.)
Updated on May 25, 2020 08:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Sohini Sarkar

Uttarakhand reports 11 Covid-19 positive cases, tally rises to 122

A bulletin released by the state health department in the evening mentioned that two new cases were reported from Uttarkashi and Tehri Garhwal district from the AIIMS Rishikesh lab.
According to the chief medical officer of Haridwar, Dr. Saroj Naithani, a medical team is putting the relatives and others who came in contact with the positive person in quarantine and taking their samples for testing.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
According to the chief medical officer of Haridwar, Dr. Saroj Naithani, a medical team is putting the relatives and others who came in contact with the positive person in quarantine and taking their samples for testing.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Published on May 20, 2020 09:52 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Suparna Roy

2 yoga teachers among 3 men nabbed for molesting Japanese woman in Rishikesh

All the accused were employed at the yoga training centre the woman had joined.
The Japanese woman had come to Rishikesh a few months ago to learn yoga.(Representative photo/Getty Images)
The Japanese woman had come to Rishikesh a few months ago to learn yoga.(Representative photo/Getty Images)
Published on May 10, 2020 06:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sabir Hussain

Uttarakhand nursing officer tests Covid-19 positive at AIIMS Rishikesh

With this, a total of four health staff including two nursing officers, one nurse, one intern have tested positive for coronavirus at AIIMS Rishikesh.
On April 26, the nursing officer at AIIMS Rishikesh had reported symptoms like high fever after which she took a paracetamol medicine and had taken leave the next day. (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)
On April 26, the nursing officer at AIIMS Rishikesh had reported symptoms like high fever after which she took a paracetamol medicine and had taken leave the next day. (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)
Updated on May 03, 2020 04:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sohini Sarkar

Covid-19 update: 43 stranded Americans leave for Delhi from Uttarakhand’s Rishikesh

The development has come days after 96 Americans were earlier evacuated from Dehradun to Delhi in a special flight operated by Air India.
According to the state government, there are about total 1,200 foreigners in the state amid lockdown due to Covid-19 pandemic. . (Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
According to the state government, there are about total 1,200 foreigners in the state amid lockdown due to Covid-19 pandemic. . (Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Published on Apr 22, 2020 06:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent

Yogi Adityanath’s father cremated in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand CM pays tributes

Yogi had said yesterday that he would not attend his father’s funeral to honour the lockdown provisions.
UP CM’s father’s last rites were conducted in Rishikesh on Tuesday. Yogi Adityanath could not be at the funeral.(HT Photo)
UP CM’s father’s last rites were conducted in Rishikesh on Tuesday. Yogi Adityanath could not be at the funeral.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 21, 2020 05:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Suparna Roy

Lockdown Diaries: Mirrored in the Ganga by Jerome Armstrong

One of the few foreigners to stay back in Rishikesh during the lockdown, the author notices that the Ganga is cleaner and purer than it has been in a long time.
On the banks of the Ganga at Rishikesh.(Xavier Galiana/AFP)
On the banks of the Ganga at Rishikesh.(Xavier Galiana/AFP)
Updated on Apr 17, 2020 08:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Jerome Armstrong

‘Didn’t follow lockdown, I am sorry’: Uttarakhand Police ask 10 foreigners to write 500 times

These foreigners hail from Israel, Australia, Mexico and some other European countries, the police said.
The incident happened in Tapovan area, one of the most popular tourist spots in Rishikesh, which falls under Muni ki Reti police station in Tehri Garhwal district, on Saturday afternoon.(HT PHOTO.)
The incident happened in Tapovan area, one of the most popular tourist spots in Rishikesh, which falls under Muni ki Reti police station in Tehri Garhwal district, on Saturday afternoon.(HT PHOTO.)
Updated on Apr 12, 2020 10:39 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Kalyan Das

Coronavirus: IIT Roorkee develops low-cost ventilator

The closed-loop ventilator does not require compressed air and is useful when hospital wards and open areas are converted into ICUs, a press release from the premier institute said.
The ventilator named ‘Prana-Vayu’ has been developed in collaboration with AIIMS, Rishikesh.(HT file)
The ventilator named ‘Prana-Vayu’ has been developed in collaboration with AIIMS, Rishikesh.(HT file)
Updated on Apr 14, 2020 03:31 PM IST
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Dehradun | By Press Trust of India

Neha Kakkar shows pictures of her swanky Rishikesh bungalow and the tiny home she was born in: ‘I always get emotional’

Neha Kakkar took to Instagram on Monday to share pictures of her bungalow in Rishikesh and the small home she spent her childhood in.
Neha Kakkar is among the most popular singers in India right now.
Neha Kakkar is among the most popular singers in India right now.
Updated on Jun 13, 2020 06:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Dehradunam, Rishikeshah: New names for railway stations stir controversy in Uttarakhand

The Sanskrit School-Colleges Teachers’ Committee submitted a memorandum to station director protesting against removing Sanskrit name from Dehradun station signboard.
View of Dehradun railway station with the name written in Sanskrit on the day (February 8, 2020) the station re-opened for public after three months.(Pravin Dandriyal/HT Photo)
View of Dehradun railway station with the name written in Sanskrit on the day (February 8, 2020) the station re-opened for public after three months.(Pravin Dandriyal/HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 18, 2020 04:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Suparna Roy

Uttarakhand woman delivers quadruplets in AIIMS

The woman, a resident of Uttarkashi district, was shifted to AIIMS from Government Doon Hospital, Dehradun on Sunday as a ‘high risk case.’ She was earlier brought to Doon Hospital from Uttarkashi district hospital.
A 28-year-old woman delivered quadruplets at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rishikesh on Saturday evening(HT Photo)
A 28-year-old woman delivered quadruplets at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rishikesh on Saturday evening(HT Photo)
Published on Feb 09, 2020 09:13 AM IST
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