Devotees at Kedarnath

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ITBP Sent For Crowd Management At Kedarnath: Uttarakhand

A huge number of people visited Kedarnath Temple in Uttarakhand. 28 pilgrims have died on their route to Kedarnath since the yatra began for various reasons. On May 12, the state government of Uttrakhand held a conference to consider the massive number of pilgrims scheduled to visit the state. Indo-Tibetan Border Force was chosen to control the crowds at Kedarnath. Temples will also receive assistance from National Disaster Response Force. … read-more

Fri, 13 May 2022 - 04:03 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Kedarnath, Indo-Tibetan Border Force, National Disaster Response Force, devotees

Courtesy: The Print

Char Dham

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Char Dham Yatra Guidelines Released, COVID-19 Certificate, Test Not Mandatory

Ahead of the Char Dham Yatra, the Uttarakhand Government and Chief Secretary SS Sandhu held a meeting. As per sources, the government asked all the devotees to register on the state's portal prior to their arrival, which is said to begin on May 3. Furthermore, as of now, the COVID-19 vaccination certificates and negative reports have not been made mandatory by the authorities, with orders of smooth conduct of yatra.

Sat, 30 Apr 2022 - 04:05 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Char Dham, Uttarakhand, CS SS Sandhu, devotees, guidelines

Courtesy: ANI

Hospital

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28 Hospitalized After Drinking Spurious Soft Drink At Fair: Gurugram

After consuming spurious soft-drink, approximately 28 people including kids, and adults felt unwell and vomited. Notably, in the Mubarikpur region of Gurugram, a fair of "Buddo Mata Temple" is being held, where a man was offering soft drinks as 'Prasad'. The incident came to light after Sushil, a devotee filed an FIR with the police. He also alleged the temple authority of poor arrangements, risking the safety of the… read-more

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 04:31 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: spurious drink, Gurugram, devotees, Fair, temple

Sai Baba temple in Shirdi

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Sai Baba Temple To Be Closed To Comply With Night Curfew Rule: Maharashtra

In Maharashtra's Shirdi, the Sai Baba temple authority said that the shrine will be closed during the night hours for the devotees to comply with the rule of night curfew. The curfew is effective from 9 pm to 6 pm from December 25. The regular Arti of the early morning and night will not be performed. The canteen and Ladoo sale will also not be available during curfew hours. 

Sun, 26 Dec 2021 - 09:00 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: sai baba temple, Night Curfew, shridi, devotees, Maharashtra

Courtesy: News On AIR

Dakshin Kannada

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Karnataka Introduces Dress Code For Devotees In Over 200 Temples

Karnataka State Dharmik Parishat (KSDP), a government religious body, has decided to implement a dress code for devotees in over 200 temples in Dakshina Kannada. Following the cultural aspects, a local priest said, "We have urged devotees to follow dress code which respects Hindu cultural values. Saree is preferred for women...For men, we're deciding." However, the religious body will implement it after getting the government's approval.

Thu, 07 Oct 2021 - 04:30 PM / by Sumit Shekhar

Tags: devotees, hindu temple, Karnataka, Religious Places

Courtesy: Times Now News

Devotees protesting

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Devotees Of Sai Baba File Complaint After Idol Removed In Delhi Temple

Few Sai Baba devotees have filed a complaint against the "removal" of his idol in South Delhi's Shahpur Jat temple. The devotees have said that their sentiments were hurt. While the temple committee claimed that they replaced the idol with that of Lord Ganesha, locals citing a viral video alleged that a man gave anti-faith remarks when the idol was removed.  Meanwhile, police said they were "inquiring into the matter".

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 09:31 AM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Religion, temple, Delhi, devotees, Sai baba, Shahpur Jat

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Mato Vaishno Shrine

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J&K: Vaishno Devi Temple To Launch App for Live Dharshan

Mata Vaishno Shrine, Jammu and Kashmir, is set to launch an app for devotees to experience live darshan and conduct live hawan, ahead of navratri. The app is expected to launch on October 17. Devotees can also get home delivery of the prasad through speed post by booking it on the website. Reportedly, Lt Governor Manoj Sinha, wants to utilise technology to reach devotees globally.

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 - 01:00 PM / by Akash Singhal

Tags: pligrimage, devotees

Images from Accident

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Rajasthan: Eleven Killed and Three Went Missing in a Boat Accident

Eleven people killed and three went missing on September 16, after a boat overturned into the Chambal River in Rajasthan's Bundi district. According to the reports, 35 people were sailing through the river with 15 motorbikes loaded. A compensation of Rs 1 lakh to the family of deceased has been announced by the Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot. "A case has been registered against the boat sailor and the owner," said police.

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 09:13 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Rajasthan, accident, boat, devotees

Courtesy: Deccan Herald