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14 injured in Rajasthan 'Holika Dahan' blast
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14 injured in Rajasthan 'Holika …

Dholpur (Rajasthan), Mar. 6 (ANI): A blast which occurred during 'Holika Dahan' celebrations has left 14 people severely injured in the Sarani village of Dholpur district in Rajasthan. According to reports, the blast, which took place on Thursday ... Yahoo! India, 3 weeks ago
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Dalit tonsured, paraded for burning holika pyre

A 42-year-oldDalit was on Wednesday tonsured and paraded through a village in Sonbhadra district's Raipur area by locals, who suspected him of having burnt the holika pyre on Tuesday night. Seven persons, including the village headman, have been ...
 Indian Express3 weeks ago Man tonsured and paraded with blacken face for allegedly burning holika  Times of India3 weeks ago Dalit tonsured, paraded in Sonbhadra, 7 including gram pradhan held  Times of India3 weeks ago

Melody for dead at Mandsaur crematorium on Holi

INDORE: While Holi revellers readied to indulge in a riot of colour after torching towering Holikas, an orchestra played out at a cremation ground amidst a clutch of crackling funeral pyres in Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh to give a colourful ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago
The Telegraph

Holika eats up tonnes of wood

Ranchi, March 7: The forest department estimates that 49,000 tonne wood was reduced to ashes during Holika Dahan - a pyre burning ritual that marks the beginning of the festival of colours - across Jharkhand on March 5 even though officials maintained strict ...
 The Telegraph3 weeks ago

Indian 'buzz' on US carrier

On board the USS Carl Vinson: The light from a burning gas-well in the water that looks like a holika dahan (the burning pyre of a Holi festival ritual) turns the horizon amber. On Thursday morning, the aircraft carrier scrambled two fighter jets to look the ...
 The Telegraph3 weeks ago

Security stepped up for Holi, round-the-clock patrolling

KANPUR: Security has been stepped up near all Holika sites, business establishments, markets, places of religious importance and communally sensitive pockets across the city. Keeping in mind the rising number of casualties while bathing in Ganga ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago Security stepped up in Ranchi for Holi  Times of India3 weeks ago

Chanting of mantras, gulal signal for fun

KANPUR: The weeklong Holi celebrations, an exclusivity of the city, began on Thursday. Holikas were set afire at several places. While a few spots had Holika effigies prepared by skilled craftsmen, others relied on logs of wood. For a change, people ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago
Mangalorean

VIDEO: Mourners celebrate Holika by smearing ashes from funeral pyre

The Indian tradition of lighting a bonfire on the eve of Holi is well known. Indians celebrate the day, known as Holika, by collecting twigs and other combustible items to set them on fire. The ritual is observed to signify good triumphing over evil ...
 Indian Express3 weeks ago Bruce County Hindus celebrate Holi  Owen Sound Sun Times3 weeks ago Abu Dhabi Ladies Association Celebrates 'Holi' at the Corniche  Mangalorean3 weeks ago Holi celebrated across India  Nagaland Post3 weeks ago
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Burn the Holika within

Noticing his staunch devotion, the divine intervention came in the form of a strong gust of wind which took off the fire-proof shawl from Holika and placed it on Prahalad. This caused Holika to burn to ashes, whereas Prahalad
 Asian Age3 weeks ago

Burning camphor in Holika to kill H1N1 virus

Kanpur: The swine flu scare in the city is such that people are trying all sorts of possible measures to kill deadly H1N1 virus. The latest among the 'precautionary measures' is 'burning camphor in Holika fire. The locals have taken over to social ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago
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