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HARIDWARSeers welcome law to prevent misuse of names of chardham
HARIDWAR: The seers of Haridwar have welcomed the state government's decision to make a law to stop the misuse of the names of the four famous Himalayan temples, which include Kedarnath and Badrinath...

HARIDWARKanwariyas begin 'Kanwar Yatra' in UP, Uttarakhand to seek blessing of Lord Shiva
HARIDWAR: 'Kanwariyas' on Saturday began the 'Kanwar Yatra' from Uttarakhand's Haridwar and Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar on foot to seek the blessings of Lord Shiva, as the auspicious month of 'Sawa...

VARANASIUP's Kashi Vishwanath Temple prepared to welcome devotees, kanwariyas during Shravan
VARANASI: The revered Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, has made special arrangements for the darshan of devotees and kanwariyas on the first Monday of Shravan this year, which fall...


PURINo tunnel found inside inner chamber of Ratna Bhandar: Justice Biswnath Rath
PURI: As the mystery surrounding the existence of a tunnel inside the inner chamber of Ratna Bhandar (treasury) at the Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri continues, Gajapati Maharaja Divya Singha Deb on ...

PURIRatna Bhandar of Puri Jagannath temple reopened for shifting of valuables
PURI: The Ratna Bhandar, the revered treasury of the 12th-century Jagannath temple in Puri, was reopened on Thursday for the second time in a week for shifting of valuables to a temporary strong room...

PURISecurity tightened in Puri ahead of Lord Jagannath's 'Suna Besha' ritual
PURI: Elaborate security arrangements were made in the seaside town of Puri where around 15 lakh people are expected to congregate on Wednesday evening to witness the sibling deities Lord Balabhadra,...

PURILord Jagannath's return car festival begins, chariot pulling at 4 pm
PURI: Amid chants of 'Jai Jagannath' and beating of cymbals, sibling deities - Lord Balabhadra, Devi Subhadra and Lord Jagannath's - 'Bahuda Yatra' or return car festival began here on Monday.

SRINAGARChhari Mubarak rituals at Shankaracharya temple on August 4: Mahant Deependra Giri
SRINAGAR: Mahant Deependra Giri, Mahant Chhari Mubarak Swami Amarnath Ji on Monday announced that as per the age-old tradition, rituals namely ‘Bhoomi-Pujan', ‘Navgrah Pujan' and ‘Dhawajarohan' conne...

PATNASatellite images suggest architectural wealth beneath Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya: Officials
PATNA: A geospatial analysis utilising satellite images and ground surveys has found evidence of the presence of "huge architectural wealth" buried in the Mahabodhi temple complex and its surrounding...

WORLDRam Mandir tableau to be highlight at FIA's India Day parade in NYC next month
A tableau featuring the Ayodhya Ram Mandir will be the highlight of the India Day parade that will be organised in the heart of Manhattan next month to commemorate the Indian Independence Day.

BHUBANESWARPanel to recommend Odisha govt to reopen Puri Jagannath temple's 'Ratna Bhandar' on July 14
BHUBANESWAR: The high-level committee, set up to supervise the making of an inventory of valuable items stored in 'Ratna Bhandar' of Puri Jagannath temple, has decided to recommend the Odisha governm...

BHUBANESWARHigh-level committee to meet on July 9 to fix date for reopening of Jagannath temple 'Ratna Bhandar'
BHUBANESWAR: The high-level committee set up by the Odisha government to supervise the Shree Jagannath Temple Managing Committee in carrying out inventorisation of valuables including jewellery in th...

ODISHAOdisha government reconstituted panel to supervise Shree Jagannath Temple Managing Committee
ODISHA: The Odisha government reconstituted a committee under the chairmanship of Justice Biswanath Rath to supervise the Shree Jagannath Temple Managing Committee in carrying out the inventorisation...

PITHORAGARHAdi Kailash, Om Parvat yatras suspended for monsoon
PITHORAGARH: Pilgrimages to Adi Kailash and Om Parvat in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district will be temporarily suspended from June 25, an official said on Monday.

KEDARNATHKedarnath priests gherao senior IAS officer over demolition work
KEDARNATH: Senior IAS officer Arvind Pandey on Wednesday faced a gherao by priests and traders in Kedarnath over the demolition work in the area when he visited the Himalayan temple to pay obeisance.

KEDARNATHTribute held for 2013 Kedarnath Dham flood disaster victims
KEDARNATH: A condolence meeting was held in Kedarnath Dham on Monday to pay tribute to the victims of the devastating flood disaster that struck the region in 2013.

BHUBANESWARAll four gates of Jagannath Temple in Puri reopened for devotees in presence of Odisha CM Mohan Charan Majhi
BHUBANESWAR: All four gates of Jagannath temple in Puri were reopened for devotees on Thursday morning in the presence of Odisha Chief Minister Mohan Charan Majhi and his council of ministers.

REASIDevotees continue to visit Shiv Khori shrine despite Reasi terror attack
REASI: Undeterred by the terrorist attack on a pilgrim bus that left nine dead Sunday evening, devotees keep steaming in to visit the Shiv Khori temple as usual, reposing faith in the security forces...

KATRAJammu to Vaishno Devi helicopter service to resume from June 18, booking started
KATRA: To facilitate pilgrims seeking special darshan quickly, the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board will start its Jammu to Sanjhi Chhat helicopter service from June 18, 2024.

RUDRAPRAYAGOver 7 lakh devotees visited Kedarnath Dham since May 10
RUDRAPRAYAG: The revered Kedarnath Dham has witnessed a massive influx of devotees, with the number surpassing more than 7 lakh till June 6.

DEHRADUNUttarakhand government deploys Yatra Magistrates at Badrinath, Kedarnath for crowd management
DEHRADUN: After an unprecedented number of devotees turned up at the Badrinath and Kedarnath Dhams, the Uttarakhand government has deployed Yatra Magistrates at these revered sites for crowd manageme...

UTTARKASHIHistoric start for Char Dham Yatra: Uttarkashi welcomes over 3,60,000 pilgrims
UTTARKASHI: In an extraordinary display of devotion, the Char Dham Yatra has seen a record-breaking influx of pilgrims to Yamunotri and Gangotri Dham within the first 15 days of the pilgrimage season.

WORLDRajinikanth visits BAPS Hindu Mandir in Abu Dhabi
Megastar Rajinikanth recently visited the BAPS Hindu Mandir in Abu Dhabi.

Rain brings relief to pilgrims at Mata Vaishno Devi shrine
KATRA: An evening spell of rain at the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine and its surroundings brought much-needed relief to pilgrims from the scorching heat. The moderate winds in the evening also helped lower the temperature in Jammu to 32 degrees Celsius.

UTTARKASHIChar Dham Yatra: Police warn pilgrims against registering for pilgrimage through fraudulent means
UTTARKASHI: Warning pilgirms not to register for the Char Dham Yatra through fraudulent means, the Uttarkashi Police on Friday said necessary action will follow against those who do so.

NEW DELHIPM Narendra Modi extends warm wishes as Char Dham Yatra begins in Uttarakhand
NEW DELHI: As the Char Dham Yatra in Devbhoomi Uttarakhand began, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday extended his congratulations to devotees embarking on the pilgrimage. The Char Dham Yatra, a s...

RUDRAPRAYAGTo chants of 'Har Har Mahadev' and hymns, Kedarnath Dham opens after six months
RUDRAPRAYAG: The portals or doors of Kedarnath Dham, one of the country's oldest and most sacred pilgrimage sites, were thrown open to devotees on Friday.

RUDRAPRAYAGChar Dham Yatra: Kedarnath Temple to be adorned with 40 quintals of flowers
RUDRAPRAYAG: As the doors of Kedarnath Dham are going to open on Friday, the preparations are going on in full swing, with worship and Vedic chanting.

RUDRAPRAYAGChar Dham Yatra: Panchmukhi Doli leaves for second stop Phata from Guptkashi
RUDRAPRAYAG: As the doors of Kedarnath Dham are opening on May 10, Baba Kedarnath's Panchmukhi Doli departed for its second stop Phata from Vishwanath Temple Guptkashi.

DEHRADUNChar Dham 24': Uttarakhand Health Department to offer "quality medical assistance" to pilgrims
DEHRADUN: The Uttarakhand Health Department has launched an initiative to ensure the safety and well-being of pilgrims and completed all groundwork to offer pilgrims quality medical assistance for th...

DEHRADUNFood safety standards to be strictly followed on Chardham route
DEHRADUN: The administration has instructed the owners of hotels and shops on the Chardham Yatra route to strictly follow the food safety standards.

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AMRITSARDevotees flock to Golden Temple on occasion of Guru Arjan Dev's Gurpurab
AMRITSAR: Devotees flocked in large numbers to the revered Harmandir Sahib (Golden temple) in Amritsar on Tuesday on the auspicious occasion of the Gurpurab of Guru Arjan Dev.

AYODHYAOver 1.5 crore people visited Ayodhya Temple since 'Pran Pratishtha': Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra official
AYODHYA: General Secretary of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra, Champat Rai on Monday said that since the 'Pran Pratishtha' of Ram Lalla on January 22 this year over 1.5 crore people have come to ...

SONIPATNirmohi Akhara constructs grand 'Ram Lalla' Temple in Sonipat
SONIPAT: Nirmohi Akhara, who struggled for 200 years for Ayodhya's Ram Temple and was one of the main plaintiffs in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title suits, has built a grand temple of 'Ram Lall...

AYODHYALord Ram Lalla's forehead illuminates with 'Surya Tilak' on occasion of Ram Navami
AYODHYA: The Ram Temple in Ayodhya witnessed a unique event as the forehead of the Ram Lalla idol was anointed with a ray of sunlight, known as 'Surya Tilak' on the occasion of Ram Navami on Wednesda...