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Magh Mela begins in Allahabad, pilgrims to take holy dip on Paush Purnima
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'Magh Mela' begins in Allahabad, pilgrims to take holy dip on ...

Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan. 12 (ANI): The month-long Magh Mela festival began in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh today with approximately 50 lakh pilgrims, including scores of kalpwasis, expected to take a holy dip at Sangam, the confluence of ... Yahoo! India, 1 week ago
Eunuch akhara to visit Magh Mela in allahabad Times of India, 1 week ago
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City must balance static & temporary

Ahmedabad: Once every 12 years in Allahabad, a temporary city of 7 million people pops up for 55 days during the Kumbh Mela and then the 'ephemeral megacity' disappears after the religious rituals are over. But in these two months more than 100 ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Kumbha Mela - The largest gathering of people on earth

Maha Kumbh Mela The largest gathering of people on Earth happened on one day in 2013. There will not be another mass congregation on the Ganges River or anywhere else until 2157. Darrol Bryant reflects. What event could draw 30 million people? ...
 Alternatives Journal3 weeks ago

For 50 years, work is a pilgrimage for him

Sangam (Allahabad): It's a golden jubilee that will probably go unnoticed. But adulation was never a motive when Abdul Hafeez started as a volunteer at annual melas on the Sangam 50 years ago. Since then, this 70-year-old retired employees of health ...
 Times of India1 day ago
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Centre & state in race to unveil development projects for Sangam

ALLAHABAD: With an eye on upcoming Assembly elections, the Central and the state governments have announced a slew of developmental projects such as bridges, connecting roads and ramps which will immensely benefit lakhs of pilgrims and seers who ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago

First CNG station open at Sangam City

Allahabad: City got its first Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuel station and Piped Natural Gas (PNG) connection at Civil Lines and Trivenipuram, respectively. Union minister of state for petroleum and natural gas Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated the ...
 Times of India4 weeks ago
Hindustan Times

Gathering of saints pledges support to Akhilesh

Putting electoral politics on its agenda for the first time, the Sant Samagam (a congregation of Hindu saints) on Sunday pledged its support to the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party government in the UP assembly elections beginning next month. ...
 Hindustan Times2 days ago
Indian Express

Makar Sankranti 2017: Wishes, Greetings, Puja Date, Time Importance and Significance of Sankranti

As much as Makara Sankranti is a seasonal observance celebrating the onset of spring, it is a harvest as well as a religious celebration. Makar Sankranti, the harvest festival celebrated by Indians across the world, falls on January 14, this year.
 Indian Express5 days ago
Reuters India

Slideshow: A sadhu life

Mahadev Bharti (R), 56, a Sadhu or a Hindu holy man who claims to stand at 18-inch (46 cm), speaks with a fellow Sadhu inside a tent on the banks of the river Ganges during the ongoing "Kumbh Mela", or Pitcher Festival, in the northern Indian city ...
 Reuters India6 days ago
Indian Express

Swachh Bharat draws flak from noted architect, says Indian cities don't need absolute solutions

Mehrotra said that Indian cities were more 'kinetic' in nature as opposed to them being widely perceived as 'static'. Noted conservation architect, urbanist Rahul Mehrotra who is also an alumnus of Ahmedabad- based CEPT University on Saturday ...
 Indian Express1 month ago
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