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After the devastating flash floods in Uttarakhand, which destroyed most of the residence and business in Kedarnath, the Kedarnath shrine, dedicated to Lord Shiva, opened for pilgrims on Sunday morning after almost six months of closure. According to Rudraprayag District Magistrate Raghav Langer, the portals “opened at 5.55 a.m. today [Sunday].” Mr. Langer said that…

Gayatri Vidhyapeeth, Shantikunj, said of the 29 entries from its students, one by Dhara Sharma, a student of Class 7, “has achieved the position within first 10”. Similar essays by Dipesh Bharti, Saurabh Rathi and Jasprit Kaur of Gayatri Vidhyapeeth at Rajnandgaon in Chhattisgarh had also been picked by NASA, it said. The international essay…

I live in Haridwar, so are the numerous Aghoris. Having renounced the world they roam near the cremating grounds of Haridwar or mostly in the forests of Haridwar. They can be sometimes sighted roaming on the road, naked, whether it is a winter or its a summer. Who is an Aghori ? An aghori is…

Wildlife tourism is a newly emerged tourism attractions available in India. It attracts nature lovers, wildlife lovers and wildlife adventure enthusiasts from all over the world. India is internationally noted for its rich flora and fauna having some famous wildlife sanctuaries, tiger reserves, bird sanctuaries and national parks. Here is brief information about top five…

Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravishankar reached the Himalayan Hospital in Dehradun today to meet Baba Ramdev. This is the second visit by Sri Sri Ravishankar and he is trying to convince the yoga icon to break his eight-day-long fast. Baba Ramdev, hospitalised yesterday after his health deteriorated, has so far remained unrelenting and has continued…

Swami Nigamananda Saraswati, a member of Matri Sadan, an ashram on the banks of the Ganga in Haridwar, had been on a fast for almost four months, died on Monday. He was protesting against the illegal mining that is polluting the Ganga. The Swami had recently gone into coma and was admitted to the Jolly…

Baba Ramdev has decided to continue his fast but asked his workers to break their fast and work on ground to fight against corruption. Baba Ramdev on Tuesday revealed his action plan to the media at his ashram in Haridwar. Talking on his ongoing stride against corruption, he said, “Anna Hazare is a social activist…

Posted from TOI – http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2011-05-07/travel/29520476_1_dust-storm-rafting-forest The gruelling road travel of seven hours from Delhi in the hot summer months seemed hardly a price when we arrived in the holy city of Haridwar. Earning the name of Gateway to God, the city envelopes you with positive vibes, and offers an amazing insight into the Hindu culture.…

Vijayadasami is celebrated on Ashwayuja Shuda Dasami (10th day of the waxing phase of moon in Ashwin month). Vijaya Dashami is the last day of Durga Puja and Dasara Festival. It is observed on the day after nine-day Navratri festival. This day is also observed as Madhwa Jayanthi day – it is on this day…