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Men arrested with leopard skins in Rishikesh - 21 Oct 2016
."We arrested the two men from the Rishikesh town based on the information given

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

At Rishikesh, bungee jumping with a twist (Travelogue) - 11 Apr 2014
Rishikesh (Uttarakhand), April 11 (IANS) "Take a deep breath, look straight... of the Ganges flow by.And nothing felt better...Getting to Rishikesh:Nearest airport from Delhi: Jolly Grant Airport or Dehradun Airport (25 km from Rishikesh

'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

Rishikesh-Karanprayag rail project sparks tug of war between Centre, Uttarakhand Govt. - 09 Nov 2011
the foundation stone of the Rishikesh-Karanprayag rail link project in the state. ... the foundation stone of the Rishikesh-Karnprayag rail project at Gauchar

Hindus suggest Oprah to take a dip in holy Ganges - 18 Jan 2012
the holy city of Rishikesh in India and Hindus are suggesting her to immerse in yoga... to gain knowledge, Zed added. Ganges flows through Rishikesh..., The Beatles stayed in an ashram in Rishikesh to contemplate and meditate

Hindus suggest Oprah to take a dip in holy Ganges - 18 Jan 2012
the holy city of Rishikesh in India and Hindus are suggesting her to immerse in yoga... to gain knowledge, Zed added. Ganges flows through Rishikesh..., The Beatles stayed in an ashram in Rishikesh to contemplate and meditate

Railways plan to evacuate people stranded in Uttarakhand - 20 Jun 2013
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The Northern Railway has deployed senior officers at Dehradun, Rishikesh and Haridwar to help coordinate evacuation of people..., Mobile:09717630953; Rishikesh - D. K. Singh, chief commercial manager/project

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

Rains force temporary closure of Hemkund Sahib gurdwara - 27 Jun 2013
Rishikesh/Lucknow, June 27 (IANS) The Sikh holy shrine of Hemkund Sahib, located on the Badrinath route at an altitude of 15,200 feet in Uttarakhad, was temporarily closed late Wednesday owing to heavy rains in the region, an official said

10 killed in Uttarakhand bus accident - 07 May 2014
Dehradun, May 7 (IANS) Ten people were killed and 25 were injured Wednesday morning when a bus met with an accident on the Rishikesh-Badrinath route in Uttarakhand, police said.The injured were rushed to a nearby medical facility where

Manisha's spiritual birthday (Movie Snippets) - 05 Jul 2012
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Actress Manisha Koirala, who will turn 42 Aug 16, plans to take a break from her work so that she can have a spiritual birthday in Rishikesh."After finishing work going to Rishikesh in Himalayas for yog shivir (camp

5,000 clean toilets in Ganga basin soon - 04 Nov 2012
Rishikesh (Uttarakhand), Nov 4 (IANS) Around 5,000 zero waste, "bio-digester" toilets will soon be coming up in villages along the 2,500-km stretch..., president of Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Rishikesh, and founder of the GAP.The first

Ensure 51 percent free flow in Ganga, Yamuna, say experts - 09 May 2013
Rishikesh, May 9 (IANS) Experts, environmentalists and spiritual leaders Thursday demanded that the government should ensure free flow of at least 51 percent... in Rishikesh, concluded Thursday.Experts attending the workshop also suggested

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

British royal couple begin India visit with Ganga aarti - 07 Nov 2013
Dehradun, Nov 7 (IANS) British royal couple, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall, began their nine-day trip of India Wednesday by participating in the evening aarti ritual on the banks of the Ganges at Rishikesh in Uttarakhand.They

Kerala-incubated firm to aid livelihoods in Uttarakhand - 04 Oct 2013
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 4 (IANS) A firm incubated at Technopark here will work along with Tehri Hydro Development Corporation (THDC) to strengthen sustainable livelihoods at New Tehri and Rishikesh towns in Uttarakhand, a release said

Hemkund Sahib shrine shut, rains lash Uttarakhand - 27 Jun 2013
Rishikesh/Lucknow, June 27 (IANS) The Sikh holy shrine at Hemkund Sahib, located 15,200 feet above sea level in Uttarakhad, has been shut for now due to heavy rains, an official said Thursday."The road from Tayya bridge leading to Hemkund

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

Deadly 'superbugs' spreading fast at Indian holy sites: Study - 18 Feb 2014
London, Feb 18 (IANS) In May and June when millions of pilgrims throng Rishikesh and Haridwar in Uttarakhand to take holy dip, levels of antibiotic-resistant... sites.The team has returned to Rishikesh and Haridwar, hoping that their work

Women's car rally to highlight forest issues - 06 Mar 2013
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) To highlight the importance of saving forests and elephants, a women's car rally will be held from Delhi to Rishikesh in Uttarakhand from March 29 to 31. The rally also aims to spread awareness on women

Uncivil behavior by Somnath Bharti's lawyer unacceptable: DCW Chief - 24 Jan 2014
New Delhi, Jan.24, (ANI): Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Barkha Shukla Singh on Friday criticized Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti's lawyer Rishikesh Kumar for his uncivil behavior following a heated argument between

Fearless about adventures in New Zealand: Sidharth - 27 Oct 2016
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) River rafting in Rishikesh was one adventure that Sidharth Malhotra had experienced before he took the plunge for a SkyWalk, a deep... going to Rishikesh. There weren't much adventure options. When I went to New

Weekend tourists drive adventure tourism in India (Business Feature) - 06 May 2012
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Rafting in the rapids of the Ganga at Rishikesh and ending the course with a leap of faith into swirling green waters from a 25-foot-high cliff face. For Rishabh Sharma, his birthday couldn't have been more exciting

For hundreds, search for missing family members continues - 01 Jul 2013
Haridwar/Rishikesh, July 1 (IANS) Photographs of loved ones taken on happier... been to Haridwar, Rishikesh and Dehradun. But there is nothing. No one has seen... camp in Rishikesh or were picked up on their way from the main road."Many people

Jawaharlal Nehru: His story is not simply history (May 27 is Nehru's 50th death anniversary) - 25 May 2014
In January 1889, or so the story goes, Motilal Nehru, a 27-year-old lawyer from Allahabad, travelled to the Hindu holy town of Rishikesh, weighed down by personal tragedy. Married as a teenager, in keeping with custom, he had soon been

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. 

Survey to begin in December on rail link to Char Dham - 25 Nov 2016
in Gairsain on Thursday. Work on the important Rishikesh-Karnprayag railway line... 126-km long Rishikesh-Karnaprayag line would have 15 tunnels, 15 bridges and 10

Helicopter, jet from Haryana in Uttarakhand relief operations - 22 Jun 2013
to Rishikesh for transportation of pilgrims back to Punjab. These include 64 mini-buses which will ferry stranded people from the upper reaches to Rishikesh."Each... buses which have been dispatched to Rishikesh have also been provided with two

All pilgrims evacuated from Hemkund Sahib: Punjab - 24 Jun 2013
Secretary A. Venu Prasad, who is stationed at Rishikesh to oversee relief... Rishikesh (nearly 250 km) to bring back more pilgrims. The Punjab government has set up a base camp at the Gurdwara Sahib in Rishikesh and the pilgrims from

Alia gets support from peers for 'Highway' (Movie Snippets) - 21 Feb 2014
Khurrana is so much in love with Rishikesh that he wants to settle there and run... laga ke haisha" in the holy towns of Haridwar and Rishikesh."I feel one... for Rishikesh next to the Ganga," Ayushmann, whose brother Aparshakti Khurrana

Prince Charles, Camilla meets IMA cadets in Dehradun - 07 Nov 2013
of the river Ganges in Rishikesh, which was ravaged by heavy rains and floods... light ceremony better known as the 'Ganga Aarti' in Rishikesh, which was filled

Cloudburst in Uttarkashi, four killed and 100 missing - 04 Aug 2012
for pilgrimage to Rishikesh and Badrinath. (ANI

Girl student strip searched in Bengal, two teachers held - 04 Aug 2012
Birbhum police chief Rishikesh Meena

Kedarnath: One of India's most revered shrines - 19 Jun 2013
Haridwar/New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Kedarnath shrine in Uttarakhand, scene of terrible devastation caused by heavy rains and floods, is one of the most revered shrines in the country, visited annually by millions.

One killed, six injured in blast in Manipur - 07 Nov 2013
for the injured," said Rishikesh Sharma, Inspector, Lamphel Police Station.Further details

10 die in Uttarakhand bus accident - 07 May 2014
Dehradun, May 7 (IANS) Ten people were killed Wednesday when a bus on its way from New Delhi to Uttarakhand toppled in Devprayag district, police said.Twenty-five passengers were injured in the accident on the Rishikesh-Badrinath route

BRO intensify efforts to restore road connectivity in flood-hit Uttarakhand - 26 Jun 2013
. However these are being cleared quickly. Due to fresh landslides Rishikesh... on .Similarly Rishikesh Joshimath - Badrinath axis was also blocked at two points due.... Road Rishikesh-Dharasu- Uttarkashi - Gangotri :- Road up to Uttarkashi was blocked

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

Fire spreads in Nowshera forest area, destroys flora and fauna - 05 Jun 2012
soldier.Similar incidents were frequently reported from Chamoli, Gochar, and Rishikesh

New museums on government list to push archiving - 05 Dec 2012
Pradesh, Rishikesh in Uttranchal and Baran and Jaipur in Rajasthan, Culture

Ekta Kapoor taking part in 'Daayan Mukti Yagna' at Maha Kumbh - 05 Feb 2013
Ashram, Rishikesh, has invited Emraan Hashmi, Huma Qureshi and Kapoor

Kumar Vishwas files nomination from Amethi - 15 Apr 2014
two flats - in Ghaziabad and in Rishikesh in Uttarakhand. Amethi goes to polls

US tourist molested on Delhi-Dehradun highway - 13 May 2014
Lucknow, May 13 (IANS) A taxi driver was arrested Tuesday in Uttar Pradesh for allegedly molesting a US tourist on the Delhi-Dehradun highway, police said.The woman tourist hired a cab from Delhi to visit Rishikesh town on the Ganga

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

Railways move 7,945 passengers from Uttarakhand - 25 Jun 2013
at Rishikesh, Dehradun and Haridwar stations to coordinate relief efforts with local... passengers have been provided medical assistance at Rishikesh, Dehradun and Haridwar

8,000 pilgrims evacuated from Uttarakhand: Punjab - 27 Jun 2013
Uttarakhand, officials said here Thursday."Over 500 pilgrims left Rishikesh today.... They were being brought to base camps set up in Joshimath and Rishikesh

100Cr. for developing Tourism at and around Tehri: Dr. Mahesh Sharma - 23 Jun 2015
Centre is in process of giving Rs.100 Cr for development of Tourism at and around Tehri: Dr. Mahesh Sharma Haridwar-Rishikesh to be developed under spiritual... said that Rishikesh and Haridwar will be developed under the spiritual tourism

Uttarakhand floods: Railways to continue special trains for stranded pilgrims - 24 Jun 2013
for their destinations.The officers are camping at Rishikesh, Dehradun and Haridwar stations... Passenger Reservation) Counters at Haridwar, Dehradun and Rishikesh have been... for those passengers who are being cleared from Rishikesh, Haridwar, Dehradun. General

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

12-year-old raped, killed in Lucknow - 05 Sep 2012
was recovered belongs to Rishikesh, an engineer. He lives in Indiranagar

Divine Shakti festival launched at Kumbh - 25 Jan 2013
of Swami Chidanand Saraswati, president of Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Rishikesh

Srinagar top Indian holiday destination: Survey - 03 May 2013
, Rishikesh, Ladakh etc drew maximum votes," said the survey.North India was followed

Simbu finds solace in pilgrimage (With Image) - 29 May 2013
and not necessarily to Rishikesh. This trip was more to help me find comfort and inner peace

More than 1,500 from West Bengal stranded in Uttarakhand, Himachal - 20 Jun 2013
the missing tourists.The West Bengal government has set up a control room in Rishikesh

8,000 still trapped in Kedarnath region - 22 Jun 2013
to Dehradun, Haridwar and Rishikesh. He said women, children and elderly were being

BRO's road rehabilitation programme in Uttarakhand is in full swing - 24 Jun 2013
is located at Rishikesh, is supervising the work. He has surveyed the whole damaged

Religious leaders appeal for calm in Muzaffarnagar - 10 Sep 2013
at Rishikesh in Uttarakhand, and Umer Ahmed Ilyasi, chief imam of India.Noting

Ghulam Nabi Azad inaugurates AIIMS in Raipur - 27 Feb 2014
in several cities like Patna, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Rishikesh and Bhopal. (ANI

AIIMS entrance examination 2015 - 09 Apr 2015
, Rishikesh and Raipur. Candidates who have passed/appearing/appeared

Goa Congress chief's sarcastic outburst over disgruntled leaders' Delhi visit - 07 Jan 2017
, Christians go to Jerusalem and Hindus go to Rishikesh, Congressmen from Goa travel

Cold wave sweeps Uttarakhand - 12 Jan 2017
), Pithoragarh (1.2), Roorkie (3.2) and Rishikesh (4.0).The mercury dropped

High alert as heavy rains batter Uttarakhand - 05 Aug 2013
in the Ganga has risen dangerously in Rishikesh, Dev Prayag and Haridwar. Ganga in Haridwar is flowing at 292.7 metres, 338.96 metres in Rishikesh and 458.45

Fans expresses excitement for the upcoming Marathi film 'Dhurandhar Bhatawdekar' - 29 May 2015
die-hard fans who have expressed their eagerness. A fan of Rishikesh Kamerkar... saying, “Woooooooooooooow very nice Rishikesh Kamerkar kaka.&ldquo

Heavy rains continue in North India, Uttarakhand worst hit; flood warning in UP, Delhi - 18 Jun 2013
of the Rishikesh-Mana Highway near Joshimath district were reported... government has asked officials to barricade the route before Rishikesh and ask

Rescuers in Kedarnath run out of supplies, hit by diseases - 09 Jul 2013
in Haridwar and Rishikesh and many villages are flooded. The Rishikesh district

Karnataka priest to rebuild amenities at Kedarnath - 15 Jul 2013
(Uttarkashi, Kedarnath, Badrinath and Gangotri) via Haridwar and Rishikesh, the pontiff said a massive yatri niwas (travellers' inn) will be built at Rishikesh

Solar boat to sail on Ganga boosting trust in clean energy - 22 Oct 2016
a river.Tomczyk and Cosenza, will sail down from Rishikesh in Uttarakhand to the Sagar Island in Bay of Bengal. "We are travelling on a solar powered boat from Rishikesh

A designer who makes red-carpet statements with 'garbage' - 22 Nov 2016
Delhi, Haridwar and Rishikesh during her India sojourn.As an environmentally.... In Rishikesh, the air is good, and Mussoorie is also nice. I hope your government

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

IndiGo plane catches fire in Kathmandu, 182 on board safe - 08 Mar 2014
general manager Rishikesh Sharma told the media that the fire was immediately

AIIMS-Patna to start this year, says Ghulam Nabi Azad - 24 May 2012
, Jaipur and Rishikesh.  In 2009, the government had further decided to set

Relief work underway in landslide- hit Chamoli - 03 Aug 2012
kilometres as they waited for the clearance work to be completed on the Rishikesh

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