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2015 holiday calendar eats into weekends

Lucknow: The year 2015 will have 36 public holidays, which include 25 under the Negotiable Instrument Act. Of these, nearly half-a-dozen are falling either on Saturday or Sunday, which include Eid-e-Milad, birthday of Hazrat Ali, Buddh Poornima, ... Times of India, 3 days ago

Lakhs throng Annapurna Temple for khajana

VARANASI: To feel blessed by collecting 'khajana' of Goddess Annapurna on the occasion of Dhanteras over one lakh devotees queued up in the vicinity of Annapurna Temple since early morning till late in night on Tuesday. As per the tradition of the ...
 Times of India1 month ago

KVT likely to engage CBRI to save temple walls

Varanasi: The Kashi Vishwanath Temple Trust has decided to rope in Central Building Research Institute (CBRI) Roorkee for saving centuries-old temple's artistic walls being ruined by the delay in removal of enamel paint. However, the date of ...
 Times of India1 month ago
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PHOTOS: India's deadliest stampedes ever

The stampede at Gandhi maidan in Patna added to India's notoriety for deaths due to such accidents, when sudden, uncontrollable crowds surge out of control Stampedes at temples and other religious places in India have claimed more than a thousand lives in the last 10 years in the country. Here is a look at some of the deadliest stampede to have happened in India: 1) Datia stampede, October 2013 On 13 October 2013, during Navratri, a stampede broke out on a bridge near ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Indians celebrate Navratri

The festival will culminate on October 3 in Dussehra or Vijayadashami, the auspicious tenth day which is seen as the day of victory. Navratri literally means "nine nights" and is one of the key festivals in India, along with Mahashivratri, which ...
 Digital Journal1 month ago Indians preparing for Navratri festival  Digital Journal2 months ago

Calf with three eyes worshiped in India

The calf was born into the herd of Rajesh, a resident of the Kolathur village in the state. Rajesh and the villagers call it the miracle calf. The third eye is a characteristic of Shiva. According to the scripture, the Shiv Puran, which describes ...
 Digital Journal2 months ago

Mysore royal family ends stalemate with government for Dussehra

The queen Pramoda Devi earlier urged the government to desist from arranging cultural programs within the premises, as a mark of respect to her late husband and head of the royal family, Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar. Though the royal family ...
 Digital Journal2 months ago
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