Everything you need to know about Kedarnath Seasional: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Kedarnath Seasional: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Army and the Air Force Wednesday stepped up relief operations in flood- and landslide-affected areas of Uttrakhand and Himachal Pradesh.
Dehradun/New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Thousands are said to be missing in Uttarakhand after unprecedented rains and cloudburst led to landslides and flash floods killing more than 100 people and leaving 62,000 stranded, officials and survivors said.
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Wednesday thanked Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh for announcing 1,000 crore rupees relief and rehabilitation package for the flood-affected state, and said that the priority at the moment is to rescue those who are stranded and evacuate those who have to go out.
Haridwar/New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Kedarnath shrine in Uttarakhand, scene of terrible devastation caused by heavy rains and floods, is one of the most revered shrines in the country, visited annually by millions.
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, who along with UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi today conducted an aerial survey of rain-ravaged areas in Uttarakhand, announced 1,000 crore rupee disaster flood relief for the state where flash floods have claimed over a hundred lives and left thousands of pilgrims to Himalayan shrines stranded.
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday granted Rs.1,000 crore for disaster relief in Uttarakhand and said the death toll in the state due to heavy rains and floods could be higher than the current estimate of 102.
Haridwar/Lucknow, June 19 (IANS) Akash and his three friends watched in horror as a rain swollen river in Uttarakhand washed away their car, leaving them stranded.
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Over 62,000 pilgrims and tourists are still stranded in calamity-hit Uttarakhand while 11,000 have been rescued. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi are to undertake an aerial survey of the extensive damage.
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Wednesday informed that Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi will conduct an aerial survey of flood and landslide affected areas of Uttarakhand this afternoon.
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi are to fly to Uttarakhand Wednesday to assess the damage caused by the torrential rains and flash floods in the temple town of Kedarnath.
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will conduct an aerial survey of flood and landslide affected areas of Uttarakhand this afternoon.
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, spoke to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna earlier this evening, and inquired about the flood situation in the state.
Joshimath, June 18 (ANI): Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, who was amongst the many pilgrims and tourists stranded in the upper reaches of Uttarakhand due to the landslides and heavy rains, on Tuesday lauded the rescue operations conducted by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel at Joshimath.
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is closely monitoring the rescue and relief operations in flood-affected areas of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Rescue operations are on in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh to evacuate stranded people as the weather improved Tuesday, a disaster management official said.
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Tuesday airlifted 180 stranded people from Uttarakhand following rains in the state that triggered landslides and washed away some roads, an official said here.
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): The Indian Air Force (IAF) has launched Operation 'Rahat' to rescue stranded pilgrims in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh after heavy rains wreaked havoc in northern India.
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): Rains continued to lash most parts of North India on Tuesday, affecting normal life in the region.
Lucknow, June 17 (IANS) Hundreds of pilgrims, cut off in Uttarakhand's Chamoli following incessant rains and landslides, were Monday evacuated to safer places by Indian Army troops, a defence spokesman said. Further evacuation was disrupted due to extensive landslides in the area.
Dehradun, June 17 (IANS) Over 10 people are feared dead and 50 were washed away as heavy rains continued to lash Uttarakhand Monday, officials said.
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) As India's slow justice system occupies national attention a well known writer says the working of the judiciary must stand up to public scrutiny from lay people.
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) State?owned chopper operator Pawan Hans, in association with Uttar Pradesh tourism, is planning helicopter services to places of Buddhist interest.
Chennai, Oct 17 (IANS) Polaris Financial Technology Ltd Wednesday announced that it has signed a definitive business purchase agreement with Pyxis to strengthen its consulting capabilities in the global markets space.
Union minister for Culture Kumari Selja has said that the ministry of tourism has informed her that the ministry does not compile data on the number of pilgrims or tourists visiting Amarnath, Gangotri, Yamunotri and Kedarnath.
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Union Minister for Culture Kumari Selja Tuesday said the tourism ministry has informed her that it does not compile data on the number of pilgrims or tourists visiting Amarnath, Gangotri, Yamunotri and Kedarnath.
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday expressed concern over the conditions in natural disaster-hit Uttarakhand and assured central assistance to the state.
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday directed the defence ministry to deploy helicopters to rescue people stranded in remote areas of Uttarakhand following flash floods and landslides.
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) BJP leader Sushma Swaraj Tuesday urged Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde to take emergency measures to evacuate pilgrims stranded in Uttrakashi following flash floods in Uttarakhand.
Dehradun/Jammu/New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Twelve poeple have died, nearly 40 are missing and hundreds are trapped after torrential rain led to flash floods, cloud bursts and landslides in sub-Himalayan Uttarakhand and Jammu, offficials said Sunday. The incessant rain is likely to continue, the met office reported.
Pilgrims who trek to the Amarnath cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir and the horses that carry them could be used as sensors of an impending earthquake.
Jammu, June 3 (ANI): Following clashes with the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal activists, Jammu and Kashmir Police prevented them from joining the annual Amarnath Yatra on Sunday.
Lucknow, May 2 (IANS) The Indian Army is alert to security issues on the Sino-Indian border and is prepared for the security and defence of the nation, a top commander said Wednesday.
Dehradun, July 1 (ANI): The Uttarakhand Government has issued a red alert with the arrival of the monsoons to counter the effect of floods and landslides in the region.
Chamoli, May 9 (ANI): Portals of the Badrinath temple situated in Uttarakhand's Chamoli District reopened on Monday after remaining closed for six months.
Dehradun, May 8 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, who flagged off the new air service for the four Dhams-Badrinath, Kedarnath, Yamunotri and Gangotri shrines in the hill state, has said that more such services by private operators would be initiated soon.
Uttarkashi (Uttarakhand), Sep. 25 (ANI): Landslides triggered by flashfloods have left approximately three thousand tourists stranded in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi District.
Dehradun, July 7 (ANI): A commemorative postage stamp was released on the occasion of the entry of the Queen's Baton into Dehradun on Tuesday.
Jodhpur, Apr 26 (ANI): Thousands of devotees, locals as well as tourists, are performing the pilgrimage of 'Yogi Shale' in Rajasthan's Jodhpur.
Nevada (US), Mar 20 (ANI): Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), the premier film and television training center of the country in Pune, is celebrating its Golden Jubilee Year starting March 20.
New Delhi, Oct.11 (ANI): Industrialist Anil Dhirubhai Ambani on Sunday expressed his desire to reconcile with elder brother after paying a visit to the pilgrimage centres of Kedarnath and Badrinath.
Mumbai, Sept 20 (ANI): Setting an example of communal amity, Muslims here celebrated the festival of 'Navratri' with gusto.
Mussoorie, July 4 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Saturday urged the civil servants to take on a development-centric and people friendly approach in order to avert corruption and play innovative role in the development of the country.
Mussoorie, July 4 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Saturday said the UPA Government is keen to create more growth opportunities to ensure inclusive growth and bring positive changes in the lives of people.
Mussoorie, July 4 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will inaugurate the golden jubilee celebrations of the Lal Bahaddur Shastri National Academy of Administration in Mussoorie today.
Bhopal, Jan 12 (IANS) The opposition Congress Monday walked out of the Madhya Pradesh assembly demanding an adjournment motion to discuss the problem in Singrauli where work at the 1,200 MW Essar power plant has been stalled due to a clash between farmers and the administration over compensation for land.
Kathmandu, Jan 3 (IANS) Breaking his long silence, Nepal's deposed king Gyanendra Saturday urged the Maoist-led government and others to keep the hallowed Hindu shrine of Pashupatinath out of dispute.
Kathmandu, Jan 3 (IANS) Nepal's ruling Maoist party is blaming 'Hindu fanatics' for the raging controversy over the sacking of three Indian priests at the Pashupatinath temple, one of the holiest Hindu shrines revered by millions of Hindus worldwide. The Maoists are calling it a conspiracy to mar India-Nepal relations.
Bhopal, Dec 14 (IANS) Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Uma Bharti, who had vowed to retire to the Himalayas if she was unable to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 2008 elections to the state assembly, was Sunday re-nominated president of her Bharatiya Jan Shakti (BJS) party.
Bhopal, Dec 8 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh assembly results have proved that the Bharatiya Jan Shakti (BJS) party's founder president Uma Bharti is no longer a force to reckon with.
Bhopal, Dec 8 (IANS) Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and Bhartiya Jan Shakti (BJS) party's founder president Uma Bharati Monday lost the Tikamgarh seat, her home turf.
Bhopal, Nov 23 (IANS) Expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharati, known for her firebrand Hindu radicalism, is putting her personal appeal and oratory skills to best use in a vengeful effort to defeat the ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh in the Nov 27 assembly elections.