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Did you know these 10 facts about the Kumbh Mela?
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Did you know these 10 facts about the Kumbh Mela?

By A Correspondent | Posted 6 minutes ago Four fairs are recognised as Kumbh Melas -- Haridwar Kumbh Mela, Allahabad Kumbh Mela, Nashik-Trimbakeshwar Simhastha and the Ujjain Simhastha The Kumbh Mela is held once in 12 years, at a particular ... Mid Day, 1 week ago
Kumbh Mela Experiment to predict stampede risk Economic Times, 3 weeks ago
Hindustan Times

NDRF men put on duty to tackle contingencies during Simhastha

National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) has identified crucial areas where security personnel should be more alert regarding possibilities of stampede-like situations during Simhastha Maha Kumbh. An NDRF battalion of 150 personnel from Varanasi has ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago
Deccan Chronicle

360 degree: Frozen in time

A youth sits next to his mother and other relatives as he displays a photograph of his brother. (Photo: AP) Many temples remain trapped in medieval practices, zealously guarded by a priestly caste that refuses to relent on tradition The recent tragedy at ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago

Callous disregard for human lives

Tragedies keep happening during religious festivals across the country, either due to poor crowd management or negligence. This must end Shall we take it now that accidents and mishaps will continue to happen at big religious congregations? ...
 New Delhi Pioneer3 weeks ago

Ensure safety or stop killer religious festivals: Why organisers must be made accountable

It's shocking alright. At least 110 people are dead and around 400 injured in the Puttingal fire tragedy in Kerala. But rest assured someone somewhere else in India would be saying right now "What's the big deal? Accidents happen. He would be busy ...
 Firstpost.com3 weeks ago Invitation to a tragedy  New Delhi Pioneer3 weeks ago
Mid Day

Here are some of the the worst temple disasters in India in the recent past

By A Correspondent | Posted 2 hours In what is being described as one of the worst such tragedies witnessed by Kerala, hundreds have died and over 300 injured, some grievously, in a devastating fire that destroyed the 100-year-old the Puttingal ...
 Mid Day3 weeks ago Here are some of the worst temple disasters in India in the recent past  Mid Day3 weeks ago 5 Worst Man-made Disasters in India  MapsofIndia1 month ago
Hindu Business Line

Ex High Court judge to probe Kerala temple tragedy; toll exceeds 105

In the worst-ever accident of its kind in Kerala, over 105 persons were killed and 500 injured after a fireworks display caused a massive explosion at the Puttingal Devi Temple complex at Paravoor in Kerala's Kollam district. The State Government ...
 Hindu Business Line3 weeks ago

SMS to rail passengers on platforms

Bracing to enhance amenities, railway minister Suresh Prabhu is likely to roll out free SMS services to inform passengers about the platforms where their trains will arrive or depart from in the upcoming Rail Budget. Also, the railways will unveil phone call ...
 Asian Age2 months ago

Cops wary of move against lawyers?

Defending its inaction against unruly men in lawyers’ robes who attacked JNU Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar, teachers, students and journalists in the Patiala House courts complex, the Delhi police has reportedly told the Union home ministry ...
 Asian Age2 months ago
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