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Kedarnath Yatra: 5 Pilgrims Died Due To Landslide In Uttarakhand

Five pilgrims were killed after a car they were travelling in was buried under the debris of a landslide at Tarsali under Chowki Phata in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag district, police said on Saturday. According to officials, the victims, including one from Gujarat, were on their way to Kedarnath when the incident took place on Thursday evening. Furthermore, the IMD has issued rain and landslide alert in Uttarakhand.

Sat, 12 Aug 2023 - 11:45 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Kedarnath, Pilgrims Died, Yatra, landslide, Debris

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Uttarakhand: Landslide Near Kedarnath Kills 3 People, 17 Missing

In Uttarakhand's Kedarnath, three people have died and seventeen are reportedly missing after a massive landslide occurred in the Rudraprayag district, 16 km before the Kedarnath temple. On August 5, the officials confirmed the updates and are conducting rescue and search operations. Furthermore, officials added that two roadside shops and dhabas were washed away in the heavy debris that came down from the mountain. 

Sat, 05 Aug 2023 - 12:57 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Kedarnath, landslide, Uttarakhand Disaster, missing people, Death

Uttarakhand Roads

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Landslide In Kedarnath Amid Rain, 19 People Missing

Nearly 19 people were missing after heavy rains caused flashfloods and triggered a landslide on the Kedarnath Yatra route in Uttarakhand on Thursday night. Several shops were also washed away near the Gaurikund area. According to an official, relief and rescue operations were underway by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF). Meanwhile, an orange alert was sounded in Pauri, Tehri, Rudraparayag and… read-more

Fri, 04 Aug 2023 - 12:32 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Natural Disaster, landslide, Kedarnath, Travel, Rainfall alert

Courtesy: India Today

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

Courtesy: ANI

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

Courtesy: ANI

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


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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

Courtesy: The Print

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

Courtesy: ANI