Rail network to link Chardham routes soon says CM Trivendra Rawat

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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has announced that railway circuit will be developed to link the Char Dham pilgrimage centres of Badrinath and Kedarnath. Talking to mediapersons after inaugurating a 80-Kv solar power plant at Him Jyoti Girls School here today, the Chief Minister said the proposed railway line from Rishikesh to Karnaprayag More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Modi to visit Kedarnath on May 3

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the Himalayan holy shrine of Kedarnath on May 3, Uttarakhand Tourism Minister Satpal Maharaj stated this on Monday. Talking to mediapersons, Maharaj said though the Prime More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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5.8 magnitude earthquake strikes Uttarakhand; Rudraprayg epicenter

An earthquake of Magnitude 5.8 Magnitude has jolted the hilly state of Uttarakhand. As per latest reports, the epicentre of the quake was at Rudraprayag in Uttarakhand. Strong tremors were felt in many parts of More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, October 20th, 2016
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3 people dead as car falls into Alaknanda river

A bank manager was among the three persons dead as their call fell in Alaknanda river from a height of over 200 metres in Rudraprayag district in the wee hours of Thursday. All three bodies have been fished out More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, October 13th, 2016
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Kedarnath and Badrinath closing dates for winters announced

The dates for closure of Char Dhams were announced here yesterday. The portals of Badrinath shrine will close on November 16 at 3.45 pm. Similarly, portals of revered Kedarnath shrine will close for winters on November More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, June 3rd, 2016
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Helicopter services to Kedarnath suspended

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has suspended chopper services to Kedarnath provided by two private companies after an inspection by the aviation regulator found that several norms were being flouted, More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, May 22nd, 2016
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Badrinath highway blocked after cloudburst in Rudraprayag

Heavy rainfall in Sumerpur in Rudraprayag district on Saturday led to the blocking of the arterial Badrinath Highway, leaving hundreds of vehicles and char dham pilgrims stranded for almost an hour. Meanwhile, intermittent More...

Kedarnath
By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, November 1st, 2015
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Kedarnath pilgrim influx this year crosses 1.5 lakh

Rudraprayag: Rising number of pilgrims visiting Kedarnath this year have brought back the smiles on the faces of the locals after the natural calamity that had befallen on them 2 years ago. According to records More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, October 8th, 2015
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Government mulls to develop Kedarnath into becoming a Winter Sports Hub

Kedarnath, the Himalayan town famous or an eighth century Lord Shiva temple, could soon be a hub for adventure sports in Uttarakhand. As part of the efforts to rebuild the state’s economy after the devastation More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, August 29th, 2015
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Kedarnath priests protest against building of ghat

The Kedarnath shrine has never had any ghat – even though most Hindu religious towns especially those located near rivers have had a tradition of building such spots where people can offer special prayers More...