Badrinath


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Badrinath

(bŭd`rĭnät), peak, 23,210 ft (7,074 m) high, in the central axis of the Himalayas, Uttarakhand state, N India. The peak has several glaciers. At a height of c.10,000 ft (3,050 m), is an 9th-century monastery and a temple to the Hindu god Shiva, a popular pilgrimage center built by the great Indian scholar and teacher Shankara.
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In the dawns they flared windy-red above stark blue, as Kedar- nath and Badrinath - kings of that wilderness - took the first sunlight.
For all their marchings, Kedarnath and Badrinath were not impressed; and it was only after days of travel that Kim, uplifted upon some insignificant ten-thousand-foot hummock, could see that a shoulder-knot or horn of the two great lords had - ever so slightly - changed outline.
Summary: Chamoli (Uttarakhand) [India] Sept 1 (ANI): Jawans of Uttarakhand police are leaving no stone unturned to help the commuters cross the way, after the Badrinath Highway in Lambagad, Chamoli was blocked due to a landslide.
He came out at 7am on Sunday and then left for Badrinath, another important Hindu shrine, where he ended his two-day visit to the state.
The situation is not much different in Kedarnath; it is better in Badrinath and Gangotri, though.
Badrinath backs Ashwin Having lost his place to wrist-spinners Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal in India's limited overs side, premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin can use the Indian Premier League (IPL) platform and revive his flagging career in white-ball cricket, veteran batsman Subramaniam Badrinath has said.
"I knew that they were keen on keeping S Badrinath in the team because he was a Chennai Super Kings player.
Srinivasan along with then skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and coach Gary Kirsten were keen on Subramaniam Badrinath, who was starring for the Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and Tamil Nadu in first-class cricket.
Dehradun: A crew member was killed and two pilots suffered injuries when a helicopter carrying pilgrims met with an accident while taking off from the Himalayan shrine of Badrinath in Uttarakhand on Saturday.
More than 25,000 people en route to Badrinath in Uttarakhand are reportedly stranded after a landslide blocked a highway, officials said yesterday.
On the contrary, Bollywood films such as Kaabil, Jolly LLB-2, Commando 2, Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai, Badrinath Ki Dulhania did fine on the box office.Badrinath Ki Dulhania took the first spot, Jolly LLB-2 on second and Kaabil landed on third place in terms of profit-making.