Kedarnath Avalanche

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Massive Avalanche Occurs Near Uttarakhand’s Kedarnath Temple

A massive avalanche occurred in the Himalayan region of Uttarakhand, behind the Kedarnath Dham on October 1. Badrinath-Kedarnath Temple Committee president informed that no casualties were reported from the incident. The incident occurred after a giant glacier behind Kedarnath broke for a second time since last month. With this, details regarding the Yatra and its status are currently awaited.

Sat, 01 Oct 2022 - 11:02 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Uttarakhand, Kedarnath, Avalanche, Badrinath, Yatra

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Kedarnath yatra

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Kedarnath Yatra Briefly Suspended Due To Heavy Rains In Uttarakhand

Kedarnath Yatra has been halted due to heavy rains from Sonprayag onwards in Uttarakhand to ensure the safety of devotees amid fears of adverse happenings, according to the Rudraprayag district government on July 9. According to Badri-Kedar Temple Committee, at least 7 lakh 27 thousand people have visited Kedarnath since it began on May 6. On July 10 and 13, the India Meteorological Department forecasted sporadic heavy rains over Uttarakhand… read-more

Sat, 09 Jul 2022 - 09:00 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Kedarnath, Kedarnath yatra, halted, heavy rains, Uttarakhand

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Traffic Disruption

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Badrinath-Kedarnath Highway Traffic Halted Due To Debris: Uttarakhand

Vehicular movement Uttarakhand's Badrinath-Kedarnath highway came to a halt, on June 30. The traffic was disrupted due to debris caused by the onset of monsoon. According to the Rudraprayag police, the Sirobgad area has been closed since 4 am due to debris and stones falling continuously from the hill. Earlier, IMD had issued yellow alert in Uttarakhand till June 29, due to incessant rains.

Thu, 30 Jun 2022 - 06:57 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand, Traffic Disrupt, Badrinath, Kedarnath

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Char Dham Yatra

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Char Dham Yatra Receives Record Number 18 Lakh Pilgrims This Year

Within just over a month of its commencement, the Char Dham Yatra in Garhwal Himalayas received a record number of over 18 lakh pilgrims. As of June 10, Badrinath received 6,18,312 pilgrims and Kedarnath 5,98,590. Meanwhile, Gangotri received 3,33,909 pilgrims and Yamunotri received 2,50,398 pilgrims. With this a total of 18,01,209 pilgrims visited the Himalayan temples this year. 

Fri, 10 Jun 2022 - 02:30 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Uttarakhand, Kedarnath, Badrinath, Char Dham Yatra, Pilgrim

Kedarnath

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4 More Pilgrims Die In Kedarnath, Death Toll At 38 Since May 6: Uttarakhand

In Uttarakhand's Kedarnath, four more Pilgrims lost their lives after falling ill, on May 25. Meanwhile, three others have been airlifted to Rishikesh's AIIMS via air ambulance. The deceased have been identified as Rishi Bhadauriya (65), Shambu Dayal Yadav (66), Kamalnath Bhatt (60) and Changdev Janardan Shinde. Reportedly, since May 6, over 38 Pilgrims have died on their way, due to cardiac arrest and other health problems.

Thu, 26 May 2022 - 11:35 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Uttarakhand, Kedarnath, temple, Kedarnath Death, Pushkar Singh Dhami

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

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Adi Guru Shankaracharya

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PM Modi Unveils Statue Of Adi Guru Shankaracharya

The unveiling of the statue of Adi Guru Shankaracharya has been done by PM Narendra Modi at the Kedarnath Temple. The statue was reconstructed after it was destroyed in 2013. Reportedly, PM Modi offered prayers before the inauguration of the statue at the temple. Notably, Kedarnath Temple is one of the four… read-more

Fri, 05 Nov 2021 - 12:02 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Kedarnath, Kedarnath Temple, PM Narendra Modi, Dehradun, Infrastructure

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Narendra Modi

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Kedarnath Temple: PM Narendra Modi Offers Prayers At Shiva Temple

PM Narendra Modi offered prayers at the Shiva Temple in Kedarnath on November 5. However, the 12-foot statue of Adi Guru Shankaracharya will be unveiled and inaugurated by Modi. Furthermore, the project work started in 2019 and is reported to be worth Rs 400 crore, weighing 35 tonnes. Reportedly, the unveiling will be… read-more

Fri, 05 Nov 2021 - 11:02 AM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Kedarnath Temple, temple, Dehradun, Kedarnath

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PM Modi at Kedarnath.

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PM Modi Set To Visit Kedarnath Says Uttarakhand BJP President

Uttarakhand BJP president Madan Kaushik on October 15 said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Kedarnath on November 9. However, he said further details about the visit will be announced later. Reportedly, PM Modi will be visiting the temple for the second time after 2019. The visit is also being considered very important for the party as the Uttarakhand assembly election will be held in February 2022.

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 - 05:20 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: PM Modi, Kedarnath, Uttarakhand, Visit

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Kedarnath Temple

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PM Modi To Performs First Rudrabhishek At Kedarnath; Open For Virtual 'Darshan'

Owing to the worsening condition due to the pandemic, the Kedarnath Dham Temple in Uttarakhand was reopened for virtual darshan on May 17. Reportedly, the first Rudrabhishek was performed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the temple was decorated with 11 quintal flowers for the first pooja. Meanwhile, the Badrinath temple will also be reopened at 4:15 am on May 18 for virtual darshan.

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 02:12 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Uttarakhand, Kedarnath, Badrinath Dham, PM Modi

Courtesy: Hindustan Times