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Smooth start to bright Chhath

Spic and span Ganga ghats were a sweet surprise on Monday for many a devotee observing Nahay Khay — the first ritual of the four-day Chhath festivities. Chhath will end with morning arghya on Thursday. A large number of devotees congregated at the ... Calcutta Telegraph, 1 month ago

Navratri Special: Sati resurrected at Lucknow's 51 shaktipeeth shrine

LUCKNOW: The sixth milestone near Lucknow is witnessing a new story of resurrection. But instead of Jesus Christ, Goddess Durga is at the focal point. Soil or rajj from all 51 Shaktipeeths (or seat of goddess Durga) including ones from Pakistan, Sri ...
 Times of India2 months ago
Counter Currents

Why This Celebration of Death?

Countercurrents.org When Asuras are a tribe, to defeat them or to kill their hero- how can it become a festival to celebrate? What sort of a psyche does that symbolize? If someone made a festival of the massacre in Gujarat or the massacres of ...
 Counter Currents2 weeks ago

Death and sanitation: Imperial representations of The Ganges

View this week's Courses/Workshops View all this week's events Mon 10 November S2 seminar room The Ganges is historically associated with bodily cleansing and ritual purity. Playing an important role in the vratas, the river has been ...
 University of Cambridge2 weeks ago

Need to enhance state sector revenue stressed

Budget proposals 2015 October 24, 2014, 10:14 pm President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Treasury Chief Dr. P.B. Jayasundera share a light moment at post-budget tea party. Pic by Jude Denzil Pathiraja 01. Honourable Speaker, I would like to ...
 Sri Lanka Island1 month ago

Pension scheme for overseas workers

Budget proposals 2015 October 24, 2014, 10:23 pm Education Minister Bandula Gunawardena flanked by two UNP MPs, Rosy Senanayake and Thalatha Atukorale on their way to the chamber (Pic by Jude Denzil Pathiraja) 32. Child Nutrition 32.1 ...
 Sri Lanka Island1 month ago

Mahapola scholarship grant increased

Budget proposals 2015 October 24, 2014, 10:21 pm Officials and politicians at tea party (Pic by Jude Denzil Pathiraja) 14. Large Scale Plantations 14.1 Large-scale plantations were privatized in 1992 on 50-year lease arrangements.
 Sri Lanka Island1 month ago

Samavat 2071 - Moon sign-wise prediction: Ganeshaspeaks

Aries implication - Those born with the Moon Sign Aries normally tend to experience fluctuations in wealth and related matters. However, on the brighter side, these people are charismatic, possess the ability to win over the opposite sex, are ...
 Moneycontrol.com1 month ago
Houston Chronicle

Going with the flow at yoga mecca above India's sacred Ganges

| Updated: October 10, 2014 4:52pm Zigzagging effortlessly like a fish through the swirling current of humanity that packs the streets of Rishikesh, my guide vanishes. In lightning-quick glimpses between dodging cars, scooters, tuk-tuks, cows ...
 Houston Chronicle1 month ago

Intellectuals sceptical of Uma Bhartis directive

Union water resources minister Uma Bharti's directive to experts to take into account livelihood and development issues while drafting the Ganga conservation plan was well-meaning, but the instruction has cut no ice with the intelligentsia. They ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago
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