Kedarnath is a town in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and has gained importance because of Kedarnath Temple. It is a nagar panchayat in Rudraprayag district. The most remote of the four Chota Char Dham sites, Kedarnath is located in the Himalayas, about 3,583 m (11,755 ft) above sea level near Chorabari Glacier, the head of river Mandakini, and is flanked by snow-capped peaks, most prominently Kedarnath mountain. The nearest road head is at Gaurikund.
Priests of Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri have warned pilgrims not to visit the holy sites as they “might witness something worse than the 2013 tragedy”. Seven years ago, massive.. IndiaTimes - Published
Two visuals helped link Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Uttarakhand in the just-ended year. Both triggered opposition attacks on him. One picture showed him meditating in a cave at the Kedarnath.. IndiaTimes - Published
The civilian aircraft had crashed a few days back at an altitude of 11,500 feet at the helipad near the Kedarnath temple. Due to connectivity issues, it wasn't feasible to transport the wreckage to a.. DNA - Published
In a research conducted by the scientists of Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, it has been found that the stretch from 'Bhim Pul' to Kedarnath is turning more perilous with every passing day DNA - Published
The cave at the Kedarnath shrine where Prime Minister Narendra Modi meditated last month has seen an unprecedented boost in popularity, with large number of devotees logging into the GMVN website daily.. DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes
Taking cognisance of media reports that the formation of a new lake at the glacier might pose danger to the Himalayan shrine, the institute sent a four-member team to the spot for a first hand.. DNA - Published
Breaking all records, over 7 lakh pilgrims visited Kedarnath shrine in Uttarakhand in the first 45 days of this year’s Char Dham Yatra. The number is the highest ever in the recorded history of the.. IndiaTimes - Published