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PM Narendra Modi dons ‘Chola Dora’ in Kedarnath: What is the traditional Himachali outfit?
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PM Narendra Modi dons ‘Chola Dora’ in Kedarnath: What is the traditional Himachali outfit?

Chola is a long woollen coat which is tightened around the waist with a kind of belt called Dora. The traditional attire, worn by the Gaddi tribe in Himachal Pradesh, was a gift from the Chamba women to Narendra Modi during his recent visit to the poll-bound state

Spiritual Friday for PM Modi: In Uttarkhand, the first stop is Kedarnath
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Spiritual Friday for PM Modi: In Uttarkhand, the first stop is Kedarnath

Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers at the famous Kedarnath temple in Uttarakhand’s Rudraprayag district and then visited the Adi Guru Shankaracharya Samadhi Sthal. He heads to Badrinath next

PM Modi arrives at Kedarnath temple, to inaugurate 9.7 km long Gaurikund-Kedarnath ropeway project
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PM Modi arrives at Kedarnath temple, to inaugurate 9.7 km long Gaurikund-Kedarnath ropeway project

During his two-day tour of Uttarakhand, Modi is scheduled to inspect various ongoing development projects and lay the foundation stones of some new projects

Preparations in full swing in Kedarnath ahead of PM Modi's visit
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Preparations in full swing in Kedarnath ahead of PM Modi's visit

PM Modi will visit Kedarnath tomorrow to review and initiate various development projects

PM Modi to visit Kedarnath, Badrinath on Oct 21; will lay foundation for projects worth over Rs 3,400 cr
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PM Modi to visit Kedarnath, Badrinath on Oct 21; will lay foundation for projects worth over Rs 3,400 cr

Prime Minister Modi will visit the Adi Guru Shankaracharya Samadhi Sthal and also review the progress of development works along Mandakini Asthapath and Saraswati Asthapath

Temple visits, Defence Expo and more this Diwali: Just how PM Modi likes to celebrate
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Temple visits, Defence Expo and more this Diwali: Just how PM Modi likes to celebrate

Since assuming power in 2014, Narendra Modi has been celebrating the festival of lights with soldiers every year. This year, the PM will continue the tradition; Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gujarat, and Ayodhya are also on his itinerary

What has been the most 'Chaka Chak' moment of Sara Ali Khan in 2022? Actress reveals in this video
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What has been the most 'Chaka Chak' moment of Sara Ali Khan in 2022? Actress reveals in this video

The actress who has basked in the success of the song Chaka Chak and her film Atrangi Re, recently revealed her Chaka Chak moment of the year which is finishing the shoot for two films and starting the shoot for another one.

Mukesh Ambani prays at Badrinath, Kedarnath; donates Rs 5 crore
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Mukesh Ambani prays at Badrinath, Kedarnath; donates Rs 5 crore

Mukesh Ambani is a frequent visitor to the Badrinath and Kedarnath temples. He often visits the two Hindu pilgrimage sites with his family

Sara Ali Khan’s inappropriately touching a security guard raises uncomfortable issues
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Sara Ali Khan’s inappropriately touching a security guard raises uncomfortable issues

When you are Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh’s daughter when your Choti Ammi is Kareena Kapoor and your Naani is Sharmila Tagore, you can’t be seen having that kind of fun in public.

Kanika Dhillon on OTT shows unapologetically talking about women desires: 'We should have spoken about it 100 years ago'
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Kanika Dhillon on OTT shows unapologetically talking about women desires: 'We should have spoken about it 100 years ago'

In an exclusive conversation with Firstpost, Dunki writer Kanika Dhillon opens up about writing strong and real women portrayals, her hit pair with Taapsee Pannu and more.

PM Modi visits Baba Baidyanath temple: Why is it an important Hindu pilgrimage, what are the other 11 jyotirlingas?
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PM Modi visits Baba Baidyanath temple: Why is it an important Hindu pilgrimage, what are the other 11 jyotirlingas?

Narendra Modi will visit the famous Baba Baidyanath temple in Deoghar, one of the 12 jyotirlingas. It is believed that Lord Shiva appeared as a doctor (vaidya) to heal the demon king Ravana of his wounds after he sacrificed ten heads to the Hindu god

Cloudburst near Amarnath cave: A look back at five worst cloudbursts in India
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Cloudburst near Amarnath cave: A look back at five worst cloudbursts in India

From Hyderabad in 1908 to Mumbai in 2005, India has suffered many cloudbursts that have resulted in mass casualties

Char Dham Yatra: Pilgrims to Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri to get Rs 1 lakh accident insurance cover
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Char Dham Yatra: Pilgrims to Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri to get Rs 1 lakh accident insurance cover

The insurance coverage will be provided to pilgrims by United India Insurance Company Ltd on behalf of Manav Utthan Seva Samiti. It will be given to pilgrims if they meet with an accident on the premises

Amid record number of people visiting Char Dham, Uttarakhand registers high death rate among pilgrims
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Amid record number of people visiting Char Dham, Uttarakhand registers high death rate among pilgrims

In the last 35 days, 62 pilgrims have lost their lives due to heart problems and other sicknesses in Kedarnath, 35 at Yamunotri, 34 at Badrinath, and 11 pilgrims at Gangotri

WATCH: Helicopter bounces, turns 270 degrees while landing at Kedarnath helipad, DGCA begins investigation
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WATCH: Helicopter bounces, turns 270 degrees while landing at Kedarnath helipad, DGCA begins investigation

After the incident in Kedarnath, aviation regulator DGCA has asked the chopper pilots to exercise caution whenever there are tailwinds when they are heading for landing

Sudden rush of pilgrims in Kedarnath demands better tourism management
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Sudden rush of pilgrims in Kedarnath demands better tourism management

Char Dham Yatra is on its peak in Uttarakhand this time, while Kedarnath in Rudraprayag district has attracted record footfall

Uttarakhand: Noida man in soup as he takes dog to Kedarnath shrine; temple committee files FIR
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Uttarakhand: Noida man in soup as he takes dog to Kedarnath shrine; temple committee files FIR

An FIR has bee lodged by the the Badrinath-Kedarnath temple committee's CEO at the behest of its president Ajendra Ajay. The committee said that the viral video has hurt the religious sentiments of people and the pilgrims

Char Dham Yatra: Uttarakhand government increases daily cap on pilgrims
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Char Dham Yatra: Uttarakhand government increases daily cap on pilgrims

An earlier government order in this regard had been partially modified, increasing the limit to 16,000 for Badrinath, 13,000 for Kedarnath, 80,000 for Gangotri and 5,000 for Yamunotri, officials said on Wednesday

On Mahashivratri, revisiting songs to play on festive occasion, from Bhole oh bhole to Namo Namo
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On Mahashivratri, revisiting songs to play on festive occasion, from Bhole oh bhole to Namo Namo

On account of #Mahashivratri, here is a list of Bollywood songs that feature Lord Shiva

Uttarakhand Assembly Elections 2022: Key electoral battles to watch for in hill state
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Uttarakhand Assembly Elections 2022: Key electoral battles to watch for in hill state

The ruling BJP is seeking a consecutive second term in office in the state while the Congress is trying to make a comeback after being routed in the 2017 Assembly polls