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Rishikesh News: It is the holy city for Hindus and a famous center of pilgrimage, 24 Kms from Haridwar in Uttaranchal. It is situated in the laps of lower Himalayas and surrounded by scenic beauty of Himalayan hills from three sides with the holy Ganges flowing through. Considered as a perfect place for meditation and salvation it has given birth to several spiritual and yogic centers. Tourists from around the world come here for spiritual enlightenment and enjoy nature?s treasury bestowed upon Risikesh. It is also acquiring greater significance as a center for white water rafting, other riverside sports and a base for Himalayas treks. Risikesh serves as the entrance gate for visiting Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamnotri pilgrimage places. Use our search function to get latest news update and happenings from in and around Rishikesh.
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Resul Pukootty is ecstatic as he shows off his Oscar trophy to Amitabh Bachchan at an award ceremony.

Resul Pukootty is ecstatic as he hugs Amitabh Bachchan who later gave him an award for his contribution to sound industry on behalf of Western India Motion Pictures & TV sound engineers association in Mumbai.
Resul Pukootty is ecstatic as he hugs Amitabh Bachchan who later gave him an award for his contribution to sound industry on behalf of Western India Motion Pictures & TV sound engineers association in Mumbai.

Resul Pukootty is ecstatic as he displays his Oscar and Bafta awards after recieving an award from Amitabh Bachchan for his contribution to sound industry.
Resul Pukootty is ecstatic as he displays his Oscar and Bafta awards after recieving an award from Amitabh Bachchan for his contribution to sound industry.

Resul Pukootty is ecstatic as he hugs Amitabh Bachchan who later gave him an award for his contribution to sound industry on behalf of Western India Motion Pictures & TV sound engineers association in Mumbai.
Resul Pukootty is ecstatic as he hugs Amitabh Bachchan who later gave him an award for his contribution to sound industry on behalf of Western India Motion Pictures & TV sound engineers association in Mumbai.

Resul Pukootty is ecstatic as he displays his Oscar and Bafta awards after recieving an award from Amitabh Bachchan for his contribution to sound industry.
Resul Pukootty is ecstatic as he displays his Oscar and Bafta awards after recieving an award from Amitabh Bachchan for his contribution to sound industry.

Singer Rageshwari at the launch of music album
Singer Rageshwari at the launch of music album "Dancing Flute" in Mumbai.


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Rishikesh musical instruments echo around the world - 01 Dec 2009
Rishikesh (Uttarakhand), Dec 1 (ANI): Rishikesh is not only a well-known pilgrimage centre but also a destination for buyers of high quality traditional musical instruments. Makers of musical instruments here are so adept

Advani launches 'Clean Ganga' campaign in Rishikesh - 05 Apr 2010
Rishikesh, Apr 5 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader LK Advani... on Sunday launched the 'Clean Ganga' campaign in Rishikesh. The campaign 'Sparsh... in Rishikesh, as a part of the ongoing Maha Kumbh mela. (ANI) 

Thousands celebrate Deep Daan Mahotsav in Rishikesh - 13 Nov 2008
Rishikesh (Uttarakhand), Nov.13 (ANI): Triveni Ghat at the holy town of Rishikesh was illuminated on Wednesday evening when thousands of lamps were lit... Saha, President of Women Group in Rishikesh. People participated with full

Tourism Ministers conference to kick off in Rishikesh tomorrow - 20 Apr 2011
Rishikesh, Apr 20 (ANI): Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai will on Thursday inaugurate the second 'Inter State Regional Conference of the Tourism... at Rishikesh. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal will also address

'Deep Daan Mahotsav' organized on Vaikunth Chaturdashi in Rishikesh - 02 Nov 2009
Rishikesh, Nov.2 (ANI): Thousands of lamps illuminated the river banks of Ganga here during the 'Deep Daan Mahotsav' or, a lamp offering festival, marked here annually on the occasion of Vaikunth Chaturdashi.  Vaikunth Chaturdashi

Uttarakhand sets up water police posts and trains them in scuba diving - 18 Jan 2009
Rishikesh (Uttarakhand), Jan.18 (ANI): Police in Uttarakhand have formed water... been set up across river banks inetween Rishikesh - Hardiwar and eight water... of people throng Haridwar and Rishikesh for the holy dip in River Ganges, which

International yoga symposium attracts tourists in Uttarakhand - 05 Mar 2009
Rishikesh (Uttarakhand), Mar 5 (AI): More than 400 foreign yoga practitioners... and the Parmarth Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh was kick started from March 1. ..., President and Spiritual Head of the Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh. Yoga

Preity Zinta to look after 34 orphans - 23 Mar 2009
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Bollywood actress Preity Zinta, who plans to adopt children every year, said she will finance the upbringing of 34 girls at the Mother Miracle orphanage in Rishikesh. 'I've adopted 34 girls. I'll be looking

In the magical mists of Dehradun - 13 Jun 2007
Untitled Document Dehradun, a fabulous city wrapped in mythological and mystic tales, is situated in the foothills of Shivaliks. This city is no less a prized catch for the tourists than Haridwar, Rishikesh and Mussoorie

Two boys die in fridge while playing - 18 Apr 2009
here. The victims were identified as Rishikesh Jaimallar Lakhe and Shah Rukh Abdbul Khan.    While playing, Rishikesh and Shah Rukh hid inside the heavy... to Rishikesh's businessman father. 

Indigo plane catches fire in Kathmandu, passengers safe - 08 Mar 2014
Kathmandu, March 8 (IANS) The rear landing gear of an Indigo Airlines aircraft caught fire after landing at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Saturday afternoon, airport officials said, adding all the passengers on board were evacuated safely.

Govt. should adopt "zero-tolerance" towards terrorism: Modi - 11 Jun 2009
Ahmedabad, June 11 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that the government should adopt 'zero tolerance" towards terrorism. After paying tribute to Major Rishikesh Ramani, who was killed in a fierce gunabattle

Govt. should adopt "zero-tolerance" towards terrorism: Modi - 11 Jun 2009
Ahmedabad, June 11 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that the government should adopt 'zero tolerance" towards terrorism. After paying tribute to Major Rishikesh Ramani, who was killed in a fierce gunabattle

My life long commitment is to promote religious harmony: Dalai Lama - 03 Apr 2010
harmony. He will visit Haridwar and Rishikesh on April 3 to April 4, for a series of programmes being organised by Parmarth Niketan, an ashram in Rishikesh

Water level continues to rise in dams in Uttarakhand - 21 Sep 2010
of Rishikesh, Haridwar and western Uttar Pradesh," said Nishank.  Meanwhile... deployed at Rishikesh," an official release stated.  Ministry of Home

Sonia Gandhi tours flood-hit areas of Uttarakhand - 21 Sep 2010
in parts of Rishikesh, Haridwar and western Uttar Pradesh," said Nishank.  ... have been deployed at Rishikesh," an official release stated.  Ministry

Cabinet approves creation of senior posts for six AIIMS like institutions - 01 Jan 2008
), Rajasthan (Jodhpur), Chhattisgarh (Raipur) and Uttaranchal (Rishikesh

Uttarakhand Govt. advisory asks pilgrims not to visit Badrinath - 20 Jul 2009
and clear debris on the Badrinath-Rishikesh highway at Lambagar, a highly fragile

Heavy rainfall disrupts normal life in Uttarakhand - 19 Aug 2009
the hill slopes blocking Rishikesh-Badrinath National Highway also known

Nine new Rail Line projects announced - 24 Feb 2010
. Rishikesh-Karanprayag 2. Digha-Jaleshwar 3. Bagalkot-Kudachi 4

Hindu and Muslim community join hands to promote communal harmony - 18 May 2010
) and Chidanand Maharaj from the holy town of Rishikesh. "This meet

Police baton charge contractual teachers in Muzaffarnagar - 28 Jul 2010
a Rishikesh-Delhi passenger train. There was no baton charge, we only asked them

Cabinet clears societies to run six AIIMS-like institutions - 09 Aug 2010
, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Jodhpur and Rishikesh at an estimated cost of Rs 840

Security tightened in Delhi as athletes start coming for Commonwealth Games - 25 Sep 2010
all over to Hyderabad and Chennai, to Rishikesh, to Tiger Park, to deer parks

Jharkhand temporary teachers to field poll candidates - 24 Mar 2009
to decide their election plans, said Rishikesh Patak, president of the Jharkhand Rajya

Maoists call for shutdown affects life in Jharkhand - 14 Apr 2009
about anything. It is very disturbing," said , Rishikesh, a commuter. Jharkhand

14 killed, 27 feared drowned in separate mishaps in Uttarakhand - 03 Jul 2009
declared brought dead in the Rishikesh Hospital where the injured were

Army officers Mohit Sharma, Sreeram Kumar get Ashok Chakra - 14 Aug 2009
of Electronic and Mechanical Engineers, Naik Rishikesh Gurjar of Rajput Regiment

On upcoming India trip, Hindus urge Lindsay to "reinvent" herself in ashram - 29 Oct 2009
long periods at a Rishikesh ashram on the Ganges river bank. Musician-actor Ben

Ghaziabad Police search godman for kidnapping girl student - 07 Mar 2010
' in Rishikesh. Priyanka's mother Sudha Srivastava said: "Anup wanted to marry my

Dalai Lama stresses on Indian traditions and values - 04 Apr 2010
organised by Parmarth Niketan, an ashram in Rishikesh, as a part of the ongoing Maha

Separate societies for six AIIMS-like institutions to be set up under PMSSY - 26 Aug 2010
(Jodhpur) and Uttarakhand (Rishikesh) at an estimated cost of Rs. 840 crore per

Centre sends six NDRF teams to Uttarakhand - 20 Sep 2010
at Rishikesh," an official release stated.  As on date, Rs 87.49 crore

National Disaster Response Force teams deployed in Uttarakhand - 25 Sep 2010
Rishikesh, Haridwar, Tehri and Chamauli, have already been affected due to floods. 

Kanwar Yatra not to go beyond Haridwar - 19 Jun 2012
Haridwar to Rishikesh and Gangotri will have to go as tourists

Six Hindu temples nominated for World Heritage List - 18 Dec 2010
, Temples of Phanomroong and Muangtam in Thailand, and Rishikesh Complex of Ruru

More helicopter services to ferry pilgrims soon: Uttarakhand CM Nishank - 08 May 2011
the revered worship sites in the state like, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Rishikesh

On World Water Day, Delhi students re-discover Yamuna's beauty - 22 Mar 2009
;'The barrage actually gave one the feeling of being in Rishikesh!' she said.    

Cabinet gives nod to set up six AIIMS-like institutions - 19 Mar 2010
, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Patna, Raipur and Rishikesh.  The AIIMS-like

White water river-rafting becoming popular in Kashmir - 01 Jan 2008
experience here. Earlier I had done river rafting in Rishikesh," said Naresh Kumar

Jaya Bachchan apologises for 'anti-Marathi' remarks - 01 Jan 2008
their film banners and posters from the city," said Rishikesh Choudhary, an MNS

Jaya Bachchan tenders apology - 09 Sep 2008
and posters from the city," said Rishikesh Choudhary, an MNS activist

Focus on developing new vaccines, rural healthcare: Azad - 29 May 2009
, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Raipur and Rishikesh. Azad also said the ministry would

Government adopts multi-pronged approach to correct uneven progress in health indicators - 25 Feb 2010
(Rishikesh). These States were identified on the basis of their socio

Australian envoy launches luxury guide to Delhi - 03 Sep 2010
to Agra, Jaipur, Varanasi, Amritsar, Rishikesh, Ranthambhore

Delhi working class comes alive in Mridula Koshy's book - 21 May 2009
sons. She picks up a younger lover on the way from Rishikesh to Delhi and ends up




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