Friday, 28 January, 2022
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Topic: chardham

3 labourers killed as rains lash Uttarakhand, Chardham yatra temporarily suspended

The 3 labourers from Nepal were staying in a tent at Samkhal in Pauri district when rubble flowing down from a field above due to the rains buried them alive, officials said.

Uttarakhand govt moves Supreme Court challenging HC order staying Char Dham Yatra

The Uttarakhand HC on 28 June stayed the Char Dham Yatra and asserted that it is more important to save everyone from Covid than being considerate towards the feelings of a few.

SC to hear Centre’s plea on widening Chardham highway that leads to China border on Friday

The strategic 900-km Chardham highway project aims to provide all-weather connectivity to the four holy towns of Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath, in Uttarakhand.

India’s soul has been seared. Wounded spirits more damaging than the countless Covid deaths

It’s good that the Char Dham Yatra has been suspended. Vaishno Devi pilgrimage must also be called off. The gods will understand.

Chardham Yatra in Uttarakhand postponed amid surge in Covid cases

The portals of the four Chardham temples will open as scheduled but only priests will be allowed to perform daily prayers, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat said.

Uttarakhand flood puts focus on Rs 12,000-cr Char Dham project, ministry awaits SC order

The ministry is awaiting Supreme Court directive on 17 February, the next date of hearing in the case between a Dehradun-based NGO and Centre.

On BJP agenda for HP: Free ‘chardham’ pilgrimage, cow commission, telecast of ‘arti’

Party’s vision document also focuses on graft and women’s safety; says BJP will create a tourist circuit linking various temples across the state.

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