The sacred portals of Badrinath shrine in Garhwal Himalayas were reopened on Monday after a gap of six months amid chants of vedic hymns and elaborate rituals. Nearly 5,000 devotees paid obeisance at the shrine dedicated to Lord Vishnu, as the temple portals opened in the wee hours. With the opening of Badrinath shrine, the Char Dham Yatra will be complete as the other three shrines in the circuit including Gangotri, Yamunotri and Kedarnath had been thrown open for the pilgrims. This is the ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Parimal, a nondescript neighbourhood in Palitana, near Bhavnagar, in Gujarat, is much sought after for the Jain pilgrimage town's few Muslim-run non-vegetarian eateries. But it's eerily deserted on what should have been a bustling, cheerful iftaar ...Outlook India, 2 weeks ago
The Uttarakhand government have carried out rehabilitation projects only in tourist circles and ignored other areas that were hit by floods last year. soma basu reports MORE than a year after Uttarakhand witnessed one of the worst natural ...The Statesman, 1 month ago
We were looking for them for months, but now there is no hope. The government has even issued their death certificates, says Ravi Kumar Goud, 38, from Kondapur, Hyderabad. Goud and 20 of his relatives, including his mother Uma Rani, had gone to ...Hindu Business Line, 1 month ago
KANPUR: It's almost a year. Relatives of the people missing in Uttarakhand tragedy are still hoping that their near and dear ones will return. Several families of Kanpur City and Kanpur Dehat districts are not ready to give up. Nearly 67 people from ...Times of India, 1 month ago
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