GANGOTRI

  • DD News show traces journey of Ganga July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: As the Narendra Modi government lays special stress on bringing about a rejuvenation of the Ganga, the 'DD News' channel has launched a new programme that traces the journey of the river. The new show, 'Taaki Ganga Bahti Rahe' maps the journey of the Ganga from its source at...
  • Uttarakhand: Bus carrying Russian tourists plunges into Bhagirathi; driver dead, one missing June 10, 2014

    Uttarkashi: In a tragic incident, a bus carrying tourists from Russia plunged into Bhagirathi river on Tuesday afternoon. The driver of the bus died in the accident and a foreign national has been reported missing, according to Uttarakhand Police. The mishap occurred at Dharali, about 2 km away from Harshil, when...
  • Gangotri of Uttarakhand's future development to flow from Gairsain: Harish Rawat June 8, 2014

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Sunday hit out at the BJP for suggesting that the ruling Congress was using the issue of Gairsain for electoral gains, asserting the Gangotri of the hill state's future development will flow from the remote hill town. "It is not an ordinary step (having an...
  • Centre gave only Rs 74 crore to BRO for road repairs, says Bahuguna January 23, 2014

    With just two months left for the annual 'char dham' pilgrimage, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Thursday said the Centre has released only Rs 74 crore out of a total of Rs 300 crore to BRO for repairing the damaged road network in the floodravaged areas of the state. The...
  • Two snow leopards sighted at Gangotri National Park December 30, 2013

    Two snow leopards, an endangered species, have been spotted at the Gangotri National Park in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi district. "A male and a female snow leopard were caught on camera on two separate dates at the Gangotri National Park recently,"Deputy Director of the park G N Yadav said. The discovery is likely to...
  • Ranji Trophy: Karnataka look for winning start against Jharkhand November 6, 2013

    Mysore: Hosts Karnataka will look to start their campaign on a winning note when they take on last year's semifinalists Jharkhand in a Group 'A' Ranji Trophy match at Gangotri Glades on Thursday. Karnataka, which lost to Saurashtra in the quaterfinals last year, would be banking on K L Rahul and...
  • As it happened: India A vs WI A, 1st unofficial Test, day 3 September 27, 2013

    West Indies A Second Innings (Day 3) 4:26 p.m. Kieran Powell (59*) Kraigg Brathwaite (29*) don't want to throw their wickets away with end of day's play nearing. West Indies A are 94 for 0 in 27 overs and lead by 278 runs. 3:35 p.m. Powell (52*) is batting with a strike...
  • As it happened: India A vs WI A, 1st unofficial Test, Day 2 September 26, 2013

    India First Innings: Stumps Day 2: India A were 124 for 3 at stumps on day 2. Nikita Miller gave India A early blows by picking up Jiwanjot Singh and Cheteshwar Pujara early in the innings. Lokesh Rahul was dismissed by Nikita Milller. 4:35 p.m. Nikita Milller picked up Lokesh Rahul's wicket...
  • Gangotri yatra resumes three months after Uttarkhand disaster September 24, 2013

    Dehradun: Pilgrimage to Gangotri, one of the Char Dhams, resumed on Tuesday after remaining suspended for over three months in the wake of the devastating flashfloods in the state. Uttarkashi District Magistrate Pankaj Pandey took stock of the condition of the roads in the Gangotri area on Monday and declared the...
  • Pujarainspired India A take on West Indies A in first unofficial Test September 24, 2013

    Mysore: Led by an inform Cheteshwar Pujara, India A would eye revenge for the ODI series loss when they take on a confident West Indies A in the unofficial threeTest series starting Wednesday. Saurashtra runmachine Pujara has had a good series with the bat against South Africa A and will...
  • Uttarakhand floods: Three months later, Kedarnath still in shambles September 15, 2013

    Three months after tragedy struck the pilgrim town of Kedarnath, it still remains cut off with no approach roads, bodies still trapped under mounds of debris and scared villagers migrating to the cities - with some even planning to never return to the hill region exalted as the 'Land of...
  • Relief operations on despite incessant rains July 26, 2013

    Rains lashed some parts of Uttarakhand on Friday, triggering landslides and causing road blockades, but relief operations by air and land were on in the floodhit state as the weather remained largely clear. Officials in the Uttarakhand Disaster Management and Mitigation Centre said traffic was disrupted on the RishikeshGangotri highway near...
  • Uttarkashi floods: Local NGO comes to the rescue August 10, 2012

    Gangotri: The higher habitats of Uttarkashi have been the worsthit in the recent flash floods. CNNIBN trekked to one such hamlet where a few families had taken shelter at some partiallyconstructed buildings. For six days, they waited for assistance from the government and their wait went unanswered. However, one organisation did...
  • Uttarakhand: 80 tourists stuck as bridge collapses August 7, 2012

    Gangotri: Rains continued to wreak havoc in Uttarakhand for the fourth day on Tuesday as 80 tourists were stuck between Bhatwari and Sukitop after a bridge collapsed. The tourists were stuck without any phone network or essential supplies. The administration didn't have any information about it. The minister incharge assured help...
  • Heavy rains in U'Khand, Chardham Yatra suspended August 4, 2012

    Dehra Dun: Three jawans of fire services were among six persons killed as torrential rains continued to pound Uttarakhand on Saturday triggering landslides and flash floods which flattened homes and stranded hundreds of pilgrims with the Chardham Yatra coming to a grinding halt. The Garhwal region bore the brunt of nature's...
  • Chinni Krishna gets award for films on Himalayas May 15, 2012

    Chinni Krishna, the scriptwriter who shot to fame with Indra, has been recognized with an IndoNepal unity award for penning films set in the backdrop of the Himalayas, the majestic mountain ranges that occupy a significant place in the Indian culture. The award was conferred by the President of Nepal on...
  • Water level alarmingly high at Tehri, 63 killed September 20, 2010

    New Delhi: With water levels in the Tehri dam crossing the danger mark, a potential disaster is feared in the hills of Uttarakhand. The region has been lashed by heavy rains, the worst in almost 40 years even as 63 people have died in cloudbursts and numerous landslides. Chief Minister Pokhriyal...
  • Citizens for earth: Global warming a threat to Himalayas December 13, 2009

    CNNIBN finds out how global warming is a threat to Himalayan glaciers. ...
  • Twothird Himalayan glaciers facing meltdown November 30, 2009

    New Delhi: Glaciers the ice factories of the planet that store fresh water for billions are disappearing fast. CNNIBN decided to trek up to the mouth of the Gangotri glacier with a team of scientists to separate the truth from the hype. ...
  • Global warming threatening earth's ice factories June 6, 2009

    New Delhi: High up on the Himalayas are ancient sheets of ice more than 5,000 years old. However, in the breathtaking surroundings of the mountains, one of the biggest catastrophes is about to hit Planet Earth. Glaciers, the ice factories of the planet that provide fresh water for billions are...
  • At Melting Point: Gangotri shifts, scientists shifty June 5, 2009

    Gangotri glacier: Its said glaciers are the water towers of the planet. But these towers are fast crumbling melting, rather to global warming. In the runup to World Environment day, a CNNIBN team comprising correspondents Bahar Dutt, Tridip Mandal and video journalist Farooq Khan undertook a tough journey...
  • Holy cow! Gangotri meets Ganga in death February 13, 2008

    Varanasi: The ashes of Gangotri, the euthanised sacred cow of the Bhaktivedanta Manor Temple in the United Kingdom, were immersed in Ganga on Wednesday. Gangotri was given a lethal injection last December after doctors of the Royal Society for Prevention Cruelty To Animals (RSPCA) declared it to be sick. The priests of...
  • Holy Cow: It's Hindus vs UK govt again December 15, 2007

    Watford (UK): The Hare Krishna temple on the outskirts of London is mourning the loss of one of its beloved members 13yearold blue jersey cow, Gangotri. A crippling injury last year had left her unable to walk and her muscles had weakened. She was being nursed roundtheclock under the...
  • Tune into AshAbhi's love for Bhojpuri and Big B November 19, 2007

    Mumbai: It was surely a family affair for the Bachchans at the audio launch of Gangotri which is a sequel to the super successful Bhojpuri film Ganga. And who better than the bahu of the Bachchan parivar, Aishwarya Rai to vouch for it. I would like to wish every one...
  • The Gangotri glacier is shrinking November 20, 2006

    Gangotri: The Gangotri glacier is shrinking faster than ever before, faster every year. Glaciers throughout the world are in melt mode. Considered as the thermometer of global warming, world's best known ice masses are fast disappearing. And India's very own Gangotri glacier is one of them. Studies conducted by...