Kedarnath Current Affairs, GK & News

Char Dham Yatra suspended

The Government of India recently suspended the Char Dham Yatra due to surge in COVID-19. Only the priests are to be allowed to conduct the daily worship and rituals. The Kedarnath is to be reopened on May 17, Gangotri and Yamunotri on May 14 and Badrinath on May 18. Char Dham Yatra The Char Dham ..

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Chardham Highway Project: Recent Developments

On December 2, 2020, the Supreme Court asked the committee monitoring the Char Dham Highway project to consider the applications from Defence Ministry. The Defence Ministry in its application is seeking to widen roads up to seven metres in the Indo China border area within 2 weeks. On September 8, 2020, the Supreme Court asked ..

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Ravi Chopra Committee: SC Orders violated in Chardham Project

The Supreme Court appointed Ravi Chopra Committee has alleged that the Chardham road project has violated court order. What is the issue? The Supreme Court had ruled that width of roads constructed under Chardham project shall be 5.5 metres. This was ruled based on the recommendation of Ministry of Road Transport and Highway (MoRTH) for ..

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Kedarnath Dham Development Work Reviewed by PM Modi

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has taken stock of the development project work going on at Kedarnath Dham in order to make it more tourist-friendly and also to increase the divinity of the Dham. The ongoing project will also focus on renovation work at Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi Sthal to ensure cleanliness and inclusive development. Another ..

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Uttarakhand wins most film-friendly state award at 2018 National Film awards

Uttarakhand has won the most film-friendly state award at the 66th National Film awards 2018. This is the first time that this category has been added to the list of National Awards. A panel consists of Rahul Rawail, Utpal Borpujari and A S Kanal announced the award. The Uttarakhand government has provided various subsidies to ..

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