Chardham Yatra: VIP pilgrims will have to pay Rs 300 for darshan at Kedarnath and Badrinath Dham.

On Monday, a board meeting was held at the Canal Road office under the chairmanship of BKTC President Ajendra Ajay, in which many important decisions were taken regarding the Yatra arrangements.

published on : 29th March 2023

Uttarakhand to open six heli service routes for Kedarnath

The helicopter service is operated from Guptkashi, Sirsi and Phata to Kedarnath.

published on : 25th March 2023

Char Dham Yatra: Eco-tourist fee for copter pilgrims

To make Badrinath garbage-free, Char Dham pilgrims to shell out Rs 20 extra plus the fee

published on : 13th March 2023

In a first, gold urn to be installed at Kedarnath temple during yatra

The Badrinath Kedarnath Temple Committee is going to install a gold urn during the Chardham Yatra at Kedarnath temple this time.

published on : 27th February 2023

60k registration in 2 days, no entry without QR code in Char Dham

Over the past two days, a total of 61,250 pilgrims have registered for Badrinath and Kedarnath, which open on April 27 and April 25 respectively.

published on : 24th February 2023

Kedarnath appoints head priest from Narayankhed

Narayankhed residents were elated upon finding that a native of their village has been appointed to serve as a head priest at the iconic Lord Shiva shrine.

published on : 21st February 2023

Kedarnath to open for devotees after six months on April 25

The gates of the Himalayan temple will be thrown open to devotees at 6.20 am on April 25, Badrinath-Kedarnath Mandir Samiti sources said.

published on : 18th February 2023

900-metre tunnel to shorten travel to Chardham by three hrours

According to the Public Works Department National Highway, a deadline has been set to complete the work within two and a half years.

published on : 28th November 2022

230kg gold sheets add sheen to Kedarnath sanctum  

Apart from the walls, the sanctum, including Jaleri (a small corridor leading up to the Shivling) and the ceiling, has got 550 layers of gold sheets weighing 230 kg.

published on : 27th October 2022

PM Modi lays foundation of connectivity projects at Uttarakhand's Mana village

The ropeway in Kedarnath will be around 9.7 Km long and will connect Gaurikund to Kedarnath, reducing the travel time between the two places from 6-7 hours at present, to only about 30 mins.

published on : 21st October 2022

Uttarakhand chopper crash: Retirement trip turns tragic for two Chennai couples

Three of four persons perish in copter crash in U’khand while returning from Kedarnath

published on : 19th October 2022

Helicopter crashed within seconds after takeoff, says security guard deployed at Kedarnath helipad

The chopper of Aryan Aviation Pvt Ltd hit a hillock amid dense fog and crashed within seconds after taking off near Garurchatti which is barely two km from Kedarnath.

published on : 18th October 2022

Cousin sisters among three women from Gujarat killed in Uttarakhand chopper crash

The chopper -- Bell 407 (VT-RPN) and operated by Aryan Aviation -- burst into flames at around 11.45 am at Dev Darshini in Garud Chatti in Rudraprayag.

published on : 18th October 2022

Seven Kedarnath temple pilgrims, pilot feared dead in Uttarakhand helicopter crash

Officials said primafacie, the cause appears to be bad weather, adding that teams of Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau and aviation regulator DGCA will probe the crash.

published on : 18th October 2022

Uttarakhand: Decks cleared for Kedarnath ropeway

The way for the much-awaited Kedarnath ropeway has been cleared. The project has been approved by the National Board for wildlife.

published on : 17th October 2022

Kedarnath: Move to put gold on walls of sanctorum sparks debate

Shri Badrinath Kedarnath Temple Committee chairman Ajendra Ajay has advocated the decision to offer gold, saying it is in line with the beliefs of Hindu mythology.

published on : 19th September 2022

Priests oppose gold plating of Kedarnath walls

Pilgrimage priests (teerth purohits) opposing the gold plating are incensed that the use of big drilling machines in the process are damaging the temple's walls.

published on : 17th September 2022

Akshay Kumar's 'Raksha Bandhan' earns Rs 8.20 crore in India on day one

"Raksha Bandhan" features Bhumi Pednekar as Kumar's love interest, while Sadia Khateeb, Sahejmeen Kaur, Deepika Khanna and Smrithi Srikanth play the role of his sisters.

published on : 12th August 2022

When Lord Kedarnath came to the South

The Kedareshwara temple at Balligave is undoubtedly a delicate construction representing the period’s matured temple architecture.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Ban on entry into sanctum sanctorum of Kedarnath temple lifted as number of pilgrims dip

The ban had been imposed for safety reasons on May 6 considering the unprecedented rush of pilgrims, Badrinath-Kedarnath temple committee chairman Ajendra Ajay said on Saturday.

published on : 2nd July 2022
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